Welcome to our 2015/16 School Year!
Welcome back! We were excited to see both familiar and new faces on Monday as we started our new school year. For current families, we have a Parent Breakfast this Friday, July 17th from 8:30-9:00 a.m. This is a great time for our families to meet each other while enjoying refreshments. Even though the school year has already begun, we still have a few openings for this current school year in some of our classrooms. For prospective families interested in learning more about Montessori of Macon, please call our office at 478-757-8927 to find out more about our programs.
New School Year Starts July 13th - Parent Orientation Schedule
Our upcoming 2015/16 school year will begin on Monday, July 13th. Listed below are the dates/ times for our upcoming classroom Parent Orientations: Toddler 1 & 2 - July 9th 5:30 p.m. - 6:30p.m., Primary 1 & 2 - July 11th 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Lower Elem. 1 - July 9th 5:30 p.m., Lower Elem. 2 - July 9th 6:00p.m., Upper Elem - July 16th 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Middle/High July 14th 5:00 p.m.
Graduation & Farewell Celebration - Thursday, May 28th 6:00 pm
Graduation is THIS Thursday, May 28th from 6:00-6:30 p.m. This is a special time for all of our students and families as well as our last celebration as a community before we all embark on our summer adventures. This event is for ALL students. Students who are moving up into a new classroom will receive a certificate and be welcomed by their new classmates. This year, we will also be celebrating the graduation of our first MOM senior. You do not want to miss this event! At 6:30 p.m. we will have a Farewell Celebration to honor Ms. Elizabeth’s retirement. Following this celebration, you are invited to stay and enjoy food and good company. Plates are available for those who have pre-ordered. If you haven’t pre-ordered a plate you are welcome to bring a picnic dinner and join us.
Middle/High Performance of Macbeth - Thursday, May 21st 6:30 pm
Thursday, May 21st at 6:30 p.m. the Middle/High students will be performing their rendition of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. Admission is free! The performance will be held at the Douglass Theatre - 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Macon, GA 31201. A word of caution: because of the dark nature of this play it may not be suitable for younger students. There will be sword fighting onstage and mention of murder throughout the play.
Music & Munchies Online Auction now open for bidding!
The online Music & Munchies auction is now open for bidding! Please visit: www.32auctions.com/montessoriofmacon to view and bid on items. Bidding will be open through Wednesday, May 6th at 8:30 pm. Come into the office to view any of the auction items as naturally, pictures cannot do them justice. Happy bidding!
Music & Munchies - CANCELLED
Due to the forecast of inclement weather tomorrow, unfortunately, Music & Munchies has been cancelled. The event itself will not be rescheduled, however, we will still hold an auction at a future date (in person or online). As soon as we have details in place for the auction we will let you know. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Music & Munchies - Saturday, April 25th 11-1 pm
Mark your calendar and save the date! Music & Munchies will be Saturday, April 25th from 11-1 pm. Music & Munchies is an annual event held for MOM friends and families. During this event, families are able to kick back and relax while enjoying great music, food and fun. Each family packs their own picnic. We provide the entertainment! There will be a bouncy house for the younger children and an obstacle course for the older children. MOM students will be performing throughout the event. This year we will also have a silent auction!! Bring your chairs, blankets, etc., pack a picnic for your family and come enjoy a great afternoon.
School Pictures THIS Tuesday and Friday!
We want to welcome everyone back from Spring break! Don't forget - school pictures are this week. Toddler, Lower Elementary and Middle/High students will be taking pictures tomorrow, March 31st. Primary and Upper Elementary students will be taking pictures on Friday, April 3rd. Please make sure your child arrives to school on time those mornings as pictures will begin first thing in the morning.
1:00 Dismissal - THIS Friday, March 6th
This Friday, March 6th, is the last day of session 3 and school will dismiss at 1:00. There is NO Aftercare. ALL students dismiss at 1:00 pm. Have a great spring break!
Peace Pole - February 27th at 11:00 am
Please make plans to attend our annual Peace Pole Ceremony Friday, February 27th at 11:00 am. Children have prepared songs, poems and much more. Every child has a part! After the ceremony ends feel free to join your child for Pizza! If you plan on eating lunch with your child after the ceremony, make sure you place your pizza order in the morning and send payment with your child. Pizza orders must be in by 9 am. Pizza is $1.50 per slice with the option of cheese or pepperoni.