1. SCHOOL PICTURES A reminder that the deadline to order school pictures is tomorrow Fri, Oct 14th with payment due on or before Mon, Oct 17th. Please see our email sent out on Tues, Oct 11th for order information.
  2. MMUN STELLA & DOT FUNDRAISER Just in time to start some Holiday Shopping! As part of the fundraising initiatives for the Graduating Class trip to participate in the Montessori Model United Nations in New York City, Asha Matthews (Year 6 student) and Michele (Asha’s Mom) will be hosting a Stella & Dot trunk show this Sun, Oct 16th. Can’t make it? Don’t worry… there is also the option to purchase online and still contribute to the fundraiser! Please see the following link for more details
  3. PHONE TREE Attached please find a copy of our 2016-17 Phone Tree which will be used in the event of an emergency. Please review your emergency contact number on the attached form and confirm with Jeanne that it is correct. If this is not the correct number or contact person, please provide Jeanne with the updates.
  4. INFANT & TODDLER Registration is now open for our January & April sessions. There are still a few spots left in both the infant & toddler classes. Attached please find the application form. Feel free to send it to friends & family!
  5. PRO D DAY Reminder that Fri, Oct 21st is a Pro D Day. School will not be in session.
  6. BLACK & ORANGE DAY is scheduled for Mon, Oct 31st. To ensure that there is no confusion (or tears) on this fun day, we have outlined expectations below:
    • Students are invited to wear black and/or orange coloured clothing to school.
    • Halloween costumes are not permitted.
    • In keeping with our Healthy Foods Policy and out of respect for parents who choose not to give their child sweets, we would like to remind you to please leave all candy and sweets at home.


  1. IMPORTANT REMINDER To date, only a handful of parents have registered using the gift certificate that was placed in your family pocket. This online Montessori parenting program “Seeing your Child the Montessori Way” is a terrific platform to ask parenting questions and gain important insight and information about Montessori education and your child’s development. We would love to see all Casa parents taking advantage of this gift! For more information and a direct link please see the attached information sheet to register and get started!

Extended-day Kindergarten

  1. EXTENDED-DAY KINDERGARTEN PE The Extended-day K students will be participating in Sportball for PE next week.
  2. PIZZA DAYS Attached please find the pizza order form for pizza days until Winter Break. The deadline to submit your order form for ALL pizza dates is Mon, Oct 17th.


  1. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The Lower El students will be participating in Sportball for PE next week.
  2. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The Upper El students will be bowling for PE next week. Please sign and return the attached permission form on or before 8:30am Mon, Oct 17th.
  3. PIZZA DAYS Attached please find the pizza order form for pizza days until Winter Break. The deadline to submit your order form for ALL pizza dates is Mon, Oct 17th.
  4. MMUN PARENT MEETING Reminder of the meeting at 8:00am tomorrow Fri, Oct 14th for all Year 6 parents.
  5. CAMP SUMMIT Reminder that the Upper & Lower Elementary students will be going to Camp Summit on Mon, Oct 17th. Please have your child at North Star for 7:20am as the bus will be departing at 7:30am returning to North Star at approximately 3:00pm. Please ensure that your child brings a bag lunch and a refillable water bottle. Although it is not a scheduled PE day, students should wear their PE uniform as they will be participating in physical activities and should dress for the weather as they will be outside all day.