January 2011 Newsletter

Northwest Montessori Office Newsletter

January 2011


This Past December...

We hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday, full of family, friends, food and many happy memories. Everything came together so beautifully for the big Holiday Program. We really enjoyed the students and teachers hard work this year!

Ms. Ali’s class learned about Christmas, Hanukkah, Diwali, Eid, and Kwanzza. Festivals and Holidays were discussed in Ms. Meena’s class. Ms. Malini’s students learned about the Festival of Lights. Arctic animals were one of the many topics learned in Ms. Joan’s class. Ms. Denise’s students enjoyed playing the dreydel game and learning the 50 states. The origination of Holidays was taught by Ms. Sunita.

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We would like to welcome 2011 and we hope all of you have a wonderful, fulfilled year!



Upcoming January Events...

January 14th - Pajama Day

January 17th - MLK Day
(school is closed)

January 21st - Blue Day

January 25th - Chinese New Year
Puppet Show

 


Why the Montessori Method?...


Encouragement

Of all the gifts that we receive in life, encouragement seems to be one of the greatest. It often makes the difference between failure and success, between giving up and pushing through. The simplest words of encouragement may seem small, but this kind of attention enables children to learn joyfully with confidence in their own innate potential. And once they have that kind of confidence they can continue learning and mastering without comparison and competition with their peers.

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Reminders...

  • The school will close January 17th in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’ s birthday
  • Please have a seasonally appropriate change of clothes in your child’s cubby ( preferably layers)
  • 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 additional $30 late fee
  • Please don’t park in either of our neighbor’s parking lots, specifically 1907 Koenig Lane.