Newsletter 5/30/14

Dear Six Rivers Montessori Families,

Pardon the Friday newsletter, I’ve been working away the past couple of days!

Well, it was something else to watch the overhang come down on Thursday. The new building project has begun and the reality that we will have a brand new space next year is sinking in. Very exciting!

As many of you know, building projects like these have their own life. Pacific Builders has been great about communicating closely with us to try and ensure that the most intense and noisiest work occurs when school is not in session. They are working through the weekend to get as much as they can done. If there are any further pertinent announcements in regards to the project and how it might affect school next week we will be in contact.

Otherwise, we are looking forward to a week of hard work with the kids finishing up projects and assignments.


1. REEF, JUNE 5TH – DRIVERS NEEDED
2. LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL SCHEDULE
3. TUITION PLEDGE FORMS DUE – JUNE 2ND
4. TUITION DUE JUNE 5TH
5. TUESDAY CLEANERS
6. CO-OP SCRIPT
7. ONGOING ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. REEF, JUNE 5TH – DRIVERS NEEDED

I still need drivers for this trip! Please be in touch if you want to join this really cool experience.

This announcement pertains to 3rd – 5th year families:

We are excited to announce that our 3rd – 5th year students will be participating in this years Redwood Environmental Education Fair (REEF) at College of the Redwoods. It will take place on Thursday, June 5th from 9AM – 2PM. Students will take part in various workshops and activities throughout the day led by local environmental educators. We do need a couple of drivers/chaperones for this trip.

The cost for our school is $75.00 to attend. You are invited to help offset the cost by dropping a check or some cash into the field trip canister in the front entranceway.

2. LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL SCHEDULE

June 9th – Minimum Day, pick up at 11:30

June 10th – Minimum Day, pick up at 11:30

June 11th – Last day of school. We will have a closing circle with students and parents from 3:00 – 3:30. Portfolios will be available to take home as well.

3. TUITION PLEDGE FORMS – DUE JUNE 2ND

Thanks to all for renewing your commitment to sustain our school.

Please make sure to turn in your tuition pledge form by June 2nd. Timely submission of these forms is important so that our financial team can solidify the budget for the upcoming school year. Remember that your pledge forms are kept confidential – only the Office Manager sees them.

Forms can be handed to me personally, or placed in the black office inbox in the entranceway.

If you have any questions or need to discuss the tuition process further please be in touch with me.

4. TUITION DUE JUNE 5TH

June tuition is due on Thursday, June 5th. If you need alternative arrangements, please be in contact before the 5th.

5. TUESDAY CLEANERS

We need people to sign up to help clean the building on Tuesday 6/3 and Tuesday 6/10. The sign up is in the entranceway. Thanks!

6. COOP SCRIPT

Our last Coop Script purchase for this school year will be Tuesday afternoon of next week. Please consider putting a check or cash into the coop script box before or after school Monday or Tuesday of next week. The pre-paid gift cards will be available for pick up with students on Thursday afternoon. The coop donates 5% of these sales to our school and so far we have gotten $230!

7. ONGOING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Barn Dance Fundraiser

The Six Rivers Montessori Benefit Barn Dance is on Sat. June 7th at the Bayside Grange from 7pm-11pm. Kids 12 & under are free!

Please look for the Barn Dance Info. Center on the wall above the cubbies. Here you can turn in your ticket money or pick up extra Raffle Donation Receipts. Please contribute to the Raffle by soliciting a business, donating a homemade craft or purchasing items for our themed gift baskets; WINE & CHOCOLATE, ARTS & CRAFTS, LOCAL PRODUCTS or THE PICNIC BASKET.

The Fundraising Committee Appreciates Your Contributions & Support!

Education Quote of the week:

“The only people who ever called me a rebel were people who wanted me to do what they wanted” – Nick Nolte