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Montessori Buzz – May 14, 2024

Dear MA Families & Friends,

Art Expo is tomorrow!

Join us in Brescia’s Mercato Room in Clare Hall between 6-8pm. Parking in all the lots around Clare Hall is free during this event.

Thank you, Gold sponsor Iceberg Digital Marketing!

We are thrilled to announce Iceberg Digital Marketing as a Gold Sponsor of the 2024 Art Expo.  Iceberg Digital Marketing is a returning sponsor and has shown tremendous support over the years for the Arts in our school. Thank you Iceberg Digital Marketing!

One-of-a-kind MA-skoka chairs!

Students from Casa through to Junior High have been busy creating unique, hand-painted Muskoka chairs for our Art Expo. Each level collaborated to complete one chair (Casa, LE, UE, and JH) These fun, one-of-a-kind, inspiring chairs will be on Silent Auction at Art Expo 2024 tomorrow!

PD Day & Victoria Day

Friday is a PD Day, there is no school for our students; on Monday, the school will be closed for the Victoria Day Holiday. Enjoy your long weekend!

Grandparents’ Day RSVPs due tomorrow!

If you haven’t already, please complete the sign-up sheet with the names of your very special guests tomorrow. The link to your classroom’s sign-up sheet was shared a few weeks ago by your Parent Reps.


Save the date: Parent coffee hour

Stop by to see our beautiful new Elementary Library!

We’re welcoming all of our parents into our newly renovated Elementary Library space for a morning parent social! Save the date for your level’s visit. A sign-up link for each date will be shared next week in the Buzz.
  • Elementary & Junior High – Wednesday, May 29, 8:30 to 9:30 am
  • Toddler & Casa – Wednesday, June 5, 8:30 to 9:30 am

My Big Yellow Bag

Gardening this weekend? Order your soil or mulch from My Big Yellow Bag! For every order of soil, mulch or overseeding mix. My Big Yellow Bag will give $10 to our school. You also save $5 by using our special fundraising code – MONTLON24.

Photos from the week

Bee lesson in Toddler

A very sweet lesson took place in Waterloo Toddler last week: One of our Toddler friends brought in a honey bee that she found to share with the group. It was a beautiful presentation. We loved learning all about bees!

Westmount Casa’s visit to Reptilia

Thank you to Reptilia for showing us a great time last week. Our morning visited inspired our Art class in the afternoon!

Waterloo Casa’s yummy treat

Waterloo Casa wrapped up our study of Australia by making Fairy Bread. Thank you, Kristal, for helping us make this delicious treat! Video on Instagram:


Casa 3 Gym with friends

Thank you to our UE and JH friends for making our phys ed class so much fun!

LE2 in the Elementary garden

Thank you to LE2 for cleaning the garden beds to get them ready for spring planting!


UE Alive Trip movie premiere!

Last week, we premiered the Upper Elementary ALIVE trip movie at the Colborne St. Gym! We loved having the parents and students join us to relive the awesomeness of the trip!
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