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  1. MISSING BOOKS We are missing 2 books from our Parent Education Corner – Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys by Dan Kindlon and Understanding Montessori: A Guide for Parents by Maren Schmidt. If you have either of these books please return them as soon as possible. Thank you!
  2. AID TO LIFE is now registering for January to June classes. This unique program offers parents the opportunity to learn alongside their child in a beautifully prepared Montessori environment. Parent-Infant classes (for children 2-15 months) run on Mondays and Parent-Toddler classes (for children 15 months-3 years) run Tuesdays through Fridays. Please see attached flyer for more information and feel free to pass on to friends and family! Christie Stanford (the Head Facilitator) is always available to chat if you would like more specific information about this program.
  3. JELLY BEANS The last day to make your guesses for the MMUN Jelly Bean Guessing fundraiser is Friday at 3:30pm. The winner will be announced on Monday!
  4. CHRISTMAS BUREAU Reminder that a form has been posted on the office bulletin board with a list of needed items for those families wishing to contribute. Please complete the form with your name and the item you would like to bring and once you have your contribution (including gift receipts), deposit it in the bin below the sign-up sheet. Thank you for your contribution!!!

Casa

  1. WINTER BREAK The last day of school for the Afternoon Casa students is Wed, Dec, 17th. The last day of school for the Morning Casa is Thurs, Dec 18th. The first day back to school after Winter Break is Wed, Jan 7, 2015.

Kindergarten

  1. KINDERGARTEN PE The Kindergarten students will continue with skating for PE next Tuesday.
  2. WINTER BREAK The last day of school before Winter Break is Thurs, Dec 18th. It is early dismissal at 11:30am with no After School Care. The first day back to school after Winter Break is Wed, Jan 7, 2015.

Elementary

  1. HAND WASHING DEMONSTRATION Vancouver Coastal Health will be here on Wed, Dec 17th to talk about how germs spread and the importance of hand washing. The presentation will include a proper hand washing demonstration.
  2. ELEMENTARY PE The Upper & Lower Elementary students will continue with skating for PE next Tuesday.
  3. WINTER BREAK The last day of school before Winter Break is Thurs, Dec 18th. It is early dismissal at 11:30am with no After School Care. The first day back to school after Winter Break is Wed, Jan 7, 2015.
  4. FREE DRESS DAY Reminder that Free Dress Day is tomorrow Fri, Dec 12th. Our next Free Dress Day following that is Thurs, Dec 18th. This year students may donate a minimum of $1.00 to their teacher upon entering the classroom first thing in the morning to wear their choice of clothing rather than the school uniform. We will be donating proceeds to DEBRA as well as the ALS Foundation. Please keep in mind that students must wear appropriate footwear, clothes must be in good repair and hats are not permitted to be worn inside the classroom.
  5. AFTER SCHOOL ART Attached please find registration forms for our next sessions of After School Art in January and February. Please note that the deadline to register for both of these sessions is Thurs, Dec 18th.