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15-16 Financial Aid Applications Available

Financial Aid Applications for the upcoming 2015-16 school year are available on this website, via email or can be picked up in the school office. In order to submit an application for Financial Aid you must either be a currently enrolled student or have submitted an Application for Admission. Completed Financial Aid applications along with supporting documents are due in the school office by 4:00 pm on Friday, February 27th. There are no exceptions to this deadline. If you have any questions about the Financial Aid process please call the school office at 478-757-8927. Financial Aid Application

Open House - January 25, 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Interested in learning more about a Montessori education for your child? Curious about the programs offered at Montessori of Macon? Please join us for a "drop-in" style Open House on Sunday, January 25th from 1:00 to 4:00. We invite families to tour our campus, see our classrooms and meet our Montessori of Macon staff. Montessori of Macon proudly educates children in the Middle Georgia area from 18 months old through 12th grade. Contact our school office for more information 478-757-8927 or admin@montessoriofmacon.org.

Save the date - Winter Performance is Saturday, December 6th at 10:00 am

Montessori of Macon will hold our annual Winter Performance on Saturday, December 6th at 10:00 am. This performance will be held at the Douglass Theatre. Our Primary through High School students will be performing various skits, songs and dances. You don't want to miss it!

Culture Fest - THIS Sunday, November 2nd 1-3 PM

MOM's annual Culture Fest is this Sunday from 1-3pm. Come out for great food, fun and performances! Don't forget to bring your blanket and chairs. See everyone there!!

Parent Education Night: Thursday, October 23rd 6-7 PM

We are excited to have three different sessions available for MOM’s Parent Education Night this Thursday night from 6-7 pm. Please join us to hear one of the following sessions: Nutrition and the Young Child (suggested for Toddler and Primary parents) - held in the Lower Elementary 2 classroom. Kajal Patel, MOM parent and Certified Nutritional Consultant, will share tips and ideas to keep our children healthy. Logical and Natural Consequences (suggested for parents of children ages 3-12) - held in the Middle/High classroom. Elizabeth Irwin, MOM Education Director and Active Parenting Leader, will share tips and techniques for adding logical and natural consequences to our parenting “tool kit”. Reading Aloud with the Older Child (suggested for parents of children ages 6-12) - held in the Upper Elementary classroom. Laura Mason, adjunct professor at Middle Georgia State College and retired Houston County literacy coach/ teacher, will lead a discussion on this topic as well as give parents ideas and resources. Childcare is still available to currently enrolled students. Please call Ember at 757-8927 to reserve childcare.

Financial Aid Night (College bound) - Thursday, October 16th at 6 pm

We will be hosting a Financial Aid Night for students and parents interested in learning more about the HOPE program and other options for funding college. A college representative will also be discussing Dual Enrollment opportunities for High School students. The meeting will be held in the Middle/High classroom on Thursday, October 16th at 6 pm. Please contact Ember at 757-8927 with any questions. We look forward to seeing you there!

It's Pansy Sale Time!!

It's that time again!! The annual Pansy Sale has started! Orders should be submitted to the office by October 14th along with payment. Ask friends, relatives, neighbors, ext. to order some of these beautiful flowers. This is one of two annual fundraisers for the school. Don't miss out! Place your orders now! Pansy Sale Order Form

1:00 Dismissal - THIS Friday, September 12th

This Friday, September 12th, is the last day of Session 1. School will dismiss at 1:00 pm on this date. There is NO Aftercare. ALL students dismiss at 1:00 pm. Have a great fall break!

Parent Education Night: Screen Time and your Child, Thursday, Sept 4th 6-7 PM

Please join us on Thursday, September 4th from 6-7 PM, to talk about screen time (i.e. video games, TV, Facebook, texting, etc.) and your child. Dr. Tanya Sharon (Professor of Psychology at Mercer University and former Montessori of Macon parent) will discuss the realities of what our children are exposed to and how it affects a developing mind. Several teachers will also be in attendance to share what they see in the classroom as a result of excessive screen time and violent video games. The meeting will be held in the Middle/High classroom. Come and share your thoughts and experiences. Light refreshments will be served.

Annual General Meeting (AGM) Sunday, August 17th 3-4:30 pm

Montessori of Macon will hold our Annual General Meeting on Sunday, August 17th from 3:00-4:30 pm. The meeting will be held in the Middle/High classroom. During this meeting we will discuss business items for the 14-15 school year as well as elect new Board of Directors members. Childcare is available for currently enrolled students. Email the office at admin@montessoriofmacon.org to sign up. Please look at this weeks Monday Messenger for Parent Power opportunities related to AGM. Thank you!