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Montessori Buzz – June 18, 2024

Dear MA Families & Friends,

Next week & Summer Hours

Happy Last week of school! The office is open regular hours this week and the week of June 24 for our Faculty Week. We will close early on Thursday, June 27 for our year-end staff gathering.
  • The school will be closed on Friday, June 28, and on Canada Day – Monday, July 1.
  • Office Summer Hours start Tuesday, July 2: Monday-Friday from 8:15 a.m.- 12:15 p.m.
  • Camp Discovery Toddlers starts Tuesday, July 2.
  • Regular hours resume Monday, Aug. 26.
We wish all of our families and friends a safe and fun summer break!

Final Reminder: Register for 2024-2025 Early & Extended Hours

Annual registration for the Early & Extended Hours program is due by June 30; payment is due September 1. Monthly registrations and payment are due no later than the 15th of the previous month (ie. Register for September by August 15). We cannot guarantee availability of space if registration is not received on time. Register online: 

Early registration helps to support staffing ratios in our CCEYA licensed programs and assists the Site Supervisors to plan for the upcoming school year. Early registration is also appreciated at the Elementary level.

Board message on Thursday

Watch your email for a year-end message from Melissa Sariffodeen, President of our Board of Governors.

One final Buzz next Tuesday

Before we break for summer, we’ll have one final Buzz newsletter. Families enrolled for the 2024-2025 school year will receive a message during the summer when our August Information is ready.

Fundraising updates

We need your help! Donate before June 30, 2024.

We are nearing the end of our Fiscal Year and need your help to make it to our Yearly fundraising goal. We are 78% there! We have a long list of projects across all locations this summer including a massive elevator installation at Oxford St. Every donation, large or small, will have a huge impact on what we can accomplish this summer.
You can make your donation towards this school year until June 30, 2024.  Donate online at or by cheque, cash, credit or debit at the Front Desk at 719 Waterloo St. Montessori Academy of London is a registered charity. Donations over $20 qualify for a charitable tax receipt.
Thank you for your support!

Stock up on Factory Passes before we break for the Summer!

Get a “Rock All Day” Factory pass from the Front Desk at 719 Waterloo St. this week and save almost $20. Each pass is $65 (tax included). Great for a rainy (or really, really hot!) summer day. Passes are valid until December 2024.

Last call: Gym Wear orders due FRIDAY

For students in Elementary and Junior High, please complete the form, and return it to Tameka at on or before June 21. Payment: we now accept cash, cheque, MasterCard, Visa, Amex, Apple Pay, or etransfer to (note Gym Wear in the memo). Samples: Tameka will have samples in the office until end of day today! If you need to see sizes, please come to the office. Otherwise, you can select your child/ren’s sizes on the form:  Montessori Academy Gym Wear Flyer MAY 2024.pdf

Photos from the Week

Toddler painting

The Toddler students enjoyed some messy painting on Monday!

Beating the heat this week…

When life hands you scorching heat, splash!

Moving Up, Phasing In & Phasing Out…

Last week was a wild ride with students moving up, phasing in and phasing out. Congratulations to all of our students who have reached these milestones on their Montessori Journeys!

Science Fair on Thursday

Thank you to the amazing crowd that attended the Science Fair at the Colborne Street Gym!

Showering Savannah with love

The students are excited to meet Savannah’s little one. Congratulations!


What a great day (last Wednesday) to wrap up our first year as The Montessori Trailblazers!

NHL’s Lawson Crouse in Junior High

JH was fortunate to have NHL player Lawson Crouse come to speak about his journey in hockey and life to this point. We are so grateful for his words of wisdom. Thank you, Lawson!

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