Weekly Memo Nov 20

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  1. OUT OF UNIFORM PYJAMA DAY It’s time to put on your most comfy p.j.’s and fuzzy slippers because Pyjama day is tomorrow Fri, Nov 21st!
  2. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING will be held at North Star on Mon, Nov 24th at 6:00pm. Information was included in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which we distributed via email. Childcare is available for North Star students ages 3 to 12. Please RSVP directly to Jeanne if you require childcare.
  3. CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATING North Star Montessori will be taking part in the Lynn Valley Christmas Celebration by decorating a tree. We encourage everyone to come out to the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Sun, Nov 30th from 4:30-5:30pm at Lynn Valley Village.
  4. SCHOLASTIC BOOKS Reminder that tomorrow is the deadline for Scholastic book orders. This will be our last order before Winter Break.
  5. FUNDRAISING CORNER We are almost there! A couple of quick reminders…Sign-up please do not forget to sign up on a team – forms are posted at the front office. Info Sheets please read the information sheet that was placed in your family pocket – this has important information regarding the day. Childcare Donation please do not forget your donation money for childcare – this can be placed in the box when you drop off your child on Saturday.
  6. 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.
  7. PARENT TEACHER MEETINGS are scheduled for Fri, Nov 28th. Classes will not be in session. First term report cards will be distributed for K/Elementary at your meeting. Sign-up sheets are posted on the office bulletin board and childcare will be available.  All students are required to wait in the ASC room during your parent teacher meeting – students will not be permitted to wait in the hallway or at the front office. Elementary children are encouraged to bring a book to read.

Casa

  1. CASA CHILD-PARENT NIGHT is scheduled for Mon, Dec 8th from 6:00-7:30pm. Further to details to follow.
  2. ELMER THE SAFETY ELEPHANT will be visiting the Casa classrooms on Tues, Nov 25th.

Kindergarten

  1. MMUN MOVIE NIGHT FUNDRAISER As part of their fundraising efforts for the MMUN (Montessori Model United Nations) the Upper Elementary students will be hosting a movie night Thurs, Nov 27th from 3:30-5:15pm. The movie being shown is Wall-E and it is open to all students in the Kindergarten & Elementary programs. The cost is $10 which includes a fruit kebob & popcorn. Please ensure your child brings water. The sign-up sheet and payment envelope are posted on the office bulletin board.
  2. KINDERGARTEN PE The Kindergarten students will be skating for PE next week. Please complete and submit the attached permission form on or before Mon, Nov 24th.
  3. CASA CHILD-PARENT NIGHT is scheduled for Mon, Dec 8th from 6:00-7:30pm. Further to details to follow.
  4. ELMER THE SAFETY ELEPHANT will be visiting the Casa classrooms on Tues, Nov 25th.

Download Kindergarten forms here

Elementary

  1. MMUN MOVIE NIGHT FUNDRAISER As part of their fundraising efforts for the MMUN (Montessori Model United Nations) the Upper Elementary students will be hosting a movie night Thurs, Nov 27th from 3:30-5:15pm. The movie being shown is Wall-E and it is open to all students in the Kindergarten & Elementary programs. The cost is $10 which includes a fruit kebob & popcorn. Please ensure your child brings water. The sign-up sheet and payment envelope are posted on the office bulletin board.
  2. ELEMENTARY PE The Upper & Lower Elementary students will be skating for PE next week. Please complete and submit the attached permission form on or before Mon, Nov 24th.
  3. AFTER SCHOOL LEGO BRICKS The next session of our Lego Bricks program will begin in January.  If you would like to register your child please complete the attached registration form and submit to the front desk on or before Mon, Nov 24th.
  4. UPPER ELEMENTARY PARENT DISCOVERY on Promoting Independence and Responsibility from Oct 28th has been re-scheduled for Tues, Dec 2nd from 6:30-7:30pm. Please sign up on the sheet posted on the office bulletin board.
  5. ELEMENTARY PARENT-CHILD NIGHT is scheduled for Tues, Dec 9th from 6:00-7:30. Further details to follow.
  6. CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATION MAKING We would like to invite the Elementary children to participate by making decorations for the Christmas tree. Could you send one or two CDs or DVDs that you don’t need any more to school with your child by Mon, Nov 24th. We will be collecting them to decorate on Tues, Nov 25th.

Download Elementary forms here

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