June 2012 Newsletter

Northwest Montessori Office Newsletter

June 2012


"If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older."
-- Tom Stoppard

Happy Father's Day!


Upcoming June Events...

Summer Fun Days!

Summer's in full swing here at Northwest Montessori, and we always like to celebrate the season with some extra fun in the sun! We cannot wait for all the exciting activities we have planned for this month...

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Friday, June 8th – Pajama Day
Friday, June 15th – Yellow Day
Friday, June 22nd – Celebrating Summer
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Friday, June 8th – Pajama Day
Friday, June 15th – Yellow Day
Friday, June 22nd – Celebrating Summer
Thursday, June 28th – Ms. Ali's 4th of July Show (10:30 – 11:00)
Bldg. 1905
Friday, June 8th – Pajama Day
Friday, June 15th – Yellow Day (Donuts for Dads)
Friday, June 22nd – Celebrating Summer
Tuesday, June 26th – Ms. Sunita's 4th of July Show (10:30 – 11:00)
Thursday, June 28th – Ms. Denise's 4th of July Show (10:30 – 11:00)

June Holidays...
Tuesday, June 14th - Flag Day
Sunday, June 19th - Father's Day

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Why the Montessori Method?...


Guidance for the Strong-Willed Child

More traditional schools can sometimes be a difficult place for strong-willed children, who often begin challenging the system when they themselves are not being challenged. Strong-willed children are leaders. They are born that way. Our responsibility, as educators, is to take that raw power and drive and help the child transform it into harnessed energy. The advantage of a Montessori environment is that children have choices, which allows strong-willed children to focus their drive and energy towards accomplishing their desired goals.


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Reminders...

• 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. Thank you!
• Please remember to bring a bottle of insect repellent and sunscreen to school labeled with your child's name.

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