July 2013 Newsletter

Northwest Montessori Newsletter

July 2013


"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. Transportation was one of the many topics discussed in Ms. Malini's class. Ms. Erin's class painted apples and Ms. Lindsey's children learned about the sun. Ms. Sunita's class was treated to a very interesting presentation on Kenya from Njenga's mom. We ended the month with a few celebration shows! Ms. Ali, Ms. Denise, and Ms. Crystal's classes worked very hard and did an amazing job with their 4th of July performances.



Upcoming July Events...

Summer Fun Days!
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Wednesday, July 3rd - Red, White & Blue Day
Friday, July 5th - Ice Cream Day
Friday, July 12th - Teddy Bear Day
Friday, July 19th - Pet Day
Friday, July 26th - Ball Day
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Wednesday, July 3rd - Red, White & Blue Day
Friday, July 5th - Ice Cream Day
Friday, July 12th - Ball Day
Friday, July 19th - Splash Day
Friday, July 26th - Pet Day
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Wednesday, July 3rd - Red, White & Blue Day
Friday, July 5th - Ice Cream Day
Friday, July 12th - Teddy Bear Day
Friday, July 19th - Pet Day
Friday, July 26th - Splash Day
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Wednesday, July 3rd - Red, White & Blue Day
Friday, July 5th - Ice Cream Day
Friday, July 12th - Teddy Bear Day
Friday, July 19th - Pet Day
Friday, July 26th - Splash 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, August 2nd. 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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Reminders...

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