Montessori Buzz – May 9, 2023
Dear MA Families & Friends,
The Musical is next week!
Sets have been built. Rehearsals are happening. The students and staff are working hard this week in preparation for the big show that premiers next Tuesday!! Seats are filling up, so book your ticket now to get the best available seats! www.montessori.on.ca/musical/
Thank you, Carfax – Gold Sponsor
Stop the Press! CARFAX Canada has just joined us as a Gold Sponsor for Annie Jr.!!! We are so thrilled to have them as a new sponsor for this MA-Zing Production! Thank you CARFAX Canada! https://www.carfax.ca/
Happy Mother’s Day
We wish a very Happy Mother’s Day to all of the Mothers and mother-figures who care for our children.
RSVP for Grandparents’ & Special Friends’ Day by Monday
The deadline to RSVP for your classroom’s Grandparents’ & Special Friends’ Day is Monday, May 15. Please see the email from your parent reps for details and a link to a form to complete.
Save the Date: Family & Friends Event is June 8
Our annual Family & Friends Event at Storybook Gardens is coming up on Thursday, June 8. Watch the Buzz for more details coming soon.
Photos from the Week
Toddler 2 feeding our feathered friends
One of the goals in a Prepared Toddler Environment is Care of the Environment. Our Toddler Two children take special care in pouring the bird seed into the feeders for the Cardinals and Songbirds on this spring morning.
LE 1 Oceania map!
Our LE1 students were working on their Map of Oceania last week.
LE 2 Year 2 Australia lesson-inspired artwork!
These Year Two students created their own Dot paintings based on our lessons about Aboriginal art from Australia.
Upper Elementary activities…
In Upper El last week, the students were introduced to some beautiful new Montessori Culture material; exploring the various branches of the Kingdom Plantae; the students also explored why the sky is blue!
MA Alumna visits JH to talk (small) business
Thank you, MA Alumna Olivia, for stopping by Junior High today to talk about your small business and big ideas! Olivia is a graphic design student at Fanshawe, and has an Etsy shop where she sells designed products like T shirts, totes, stickers and much more: Etsy.com/shop/OlliviaTuckCo. Keep an eye out for her at markets around the city this summer.
From the Community
Swing into Spring Carnival on Saturday – in support of CHF
As important members of the Children’s Health Foundation community, we invite you to join us for the Children’s Youth Philanthropy Group’s (YPG) Swing into Spring Carnival on Saturday, May 13th from 12:00 – 6:00 pm at St. George’s Public School.
Swing into Spring Carnival will be a family-friendly and accessible event that offers the whole family fun and activities to enjoy. There will be 20 activities and booths to explore as well as live performances and food available for purchase. This year all proceeds will be directly donated to London Health Sciences Centre’s Regional Injury Prevention Program.
Tickets are available for purchase using the following link: https://childhealth.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=535. If you have any questions please reach out to email@example.com, and follow us on Instagram (@childrensypg) and Facebook (Children’s Youth Philanthropy Group) to stay up to date.
Recognize these chairs? 😉
Some old MA stacking chairs made appearance in an Original Kids Theatre Company performance last week.
From MA mom, Ilanit: Thank you so much for the chairs donation to Original Kids Theatre Company…. The stage set up is amazing!!! Please thank Shawn (P.), Bill and Jim on our behalf. Thank you, Tameka, for coordinating. So proud to be part of the Montessori Family! https://www.instagram.com/p/Cr08DtorNQ9/