January 9th Update

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Hello Montessori Parents!

Over the holiday break we have created a new blog just for you!  We hope that this will be a great place for you to learn more about Montessori inside and outside the classroom, and act as a virtual gathering place for parents to connect with each other as we build our Montessori community.

We are very excited about it and invite you check it out:


Bookmark it, follow it, and talk about it!

Monica Tang, Montessori Parent Committee Chair & Katharine Morrison, Blogger Extraordinaire!

P.S. PAC meeting January 22nd in the library at 7:00 pm.


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Hot Lunch Price Increase:  Due to increasing costs of labour and food, it is necessary to increase the cost of the hot lunch program to $4:50 per day.  New daily rate will start for February 2015.


Two Important tips for keeping our Maple Grove Community Healthy:

1.  Wash your hands.  Often.

2.  If your child is sick, please keep them at home.

Children need at least 24 hours to recover from a fever.  If they have a stomach ache, please keep them at home until they feel better.


After School Classes with Motorized LEGO® Models!  (For Ages 6-9)

Hands-on, project based classes that introduce students in grades 1-4, to S.T.E.M (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts through the fun of building and creating unique motorized models with special LEGO® pieces such as gears, axles and pulleys. Fine motor skill development, student collaboration and problem solving are also a focus in these engaging classes. The theme for this session will be Transportation as students build sailboats, helicopters and more!

When: Thursdays from 3:10-4:10pm

Where: Maple Grove Elementary

Dates: January 29th to March 5th (6 classes)

Cost: $81 including tax.

Register Online at www.bricks4kidz.com/vancouver and click View Classes at the top of the page.


Skating has started for many classes and the children really seem to enjoy themselves. They learn so very quickly. Thank you to all the parents who come out to help tie the skates and supervise on the ice. Please make sure that your child is warmly dressed and has gloves or mittens.



Any students who are interested may sign up to join the choir. For a form please ask at the office. The cost for the rest of the year is $20.


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Upcoming Dates

January 19th   Professional Development Day – no school for students

January 22nd  PAC meeting. 7:00 pm  Library

January 26th to 30th – Turn off the Screen Week.

January 27th   Family Literacy Day and Camp Read



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