July 2017 Newsletter

Northwest Montessori Newsletter

July 2017

"Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty."
-- Louis D. Brandeis

This Past June:

June marked the start of our summer season and we had plenty of activities to celebrate. Ms. Malini's children made popsicles and Ms. Erin's class learned about summer weather and had a picnic! Ms. Tisa's students did a sink or float experiment, Ms. Anjali's class studied different types of shapes, and Ms. Rubina's students enjoyed discovering parts of a bird. Ms. Crystal's class learned about Polynesia, while Ms. Allison's class studied Jamaica. We ended the month with two celebration shows! Ms. Ali's and Ms. Denise's classes worked very hard and did an amazing job with their 4th of July performances.

Upcoming July Events...

Summer Fun Days!

Friday, July 7th - Teddy Bear Day
Friday, July 14th - Pet Day
Friday, July 21st - Ball Day
Friday, July 7th - Ball Day
Friday, July 14th - Splash Day
Friday, July 21st - Pet Day
Friday, July 7th - Pet Day
Friday, July 14th - Ball Day
Friday, July 21st - Splash Day
Friday, July 7th - Splash Day
Friday, July 14th - Pet Day
Friday, July 21nd - Teddy Bear Day

Independence Day

Independence Day is more than a chance for family and friends to gather for barbecues and fireworks displays; it is an annual celebration to commemorate the courage and faith of our founding fathers in their pursuit of liberty. We hope that everyone enjoys their holiday! Happy birthday, America!

Summer Reading Contest

Last year the children together read more than 1,000 books! This year buildings 1903 and 1905 will challenge their children to read even more books. The contest will officially end on Friday, July 28th. Good luck, students!

Why the Montessori Method?

Meeting the Needs of Your Child

The Montessori Method is a hands-on, prepared environment that is always growing at a child's own pace. A Montessori environment is an attempt, in an orderly fashion, to meet the multiple needs of each child and the needs of different types of children. Educating children in an atmosphere where their need for time, space, support, and stimulation can be met is just one of the many benefits of the Montessori Method.

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Tuesday, July 4th - The school will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
• Please have a seasonally appropriate change of clothes in your child's cubby.
• Tuition is due by the 7th of each month. Payment received after the 7th will incur a $25 late fee and payment received after the 20th will incur an addition $30 late fee.
• Please label everything in your child's cubby, including nap blankets, and show and tell items.
• Please remember to bring a bottle of insect repellent and sunscreen to school labeled with your child's name.
• Please send a water bottle daily labeled with your child's name. Thank you!