The New School Montessori Calendar

May
12
Sat
Pancake Breakfast and Art Show
May 12 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

EventFor the past few years on the Saturday before Mother’s Day, we’ve enjoyed a hearty breakfast of pancakes, fruit and turkey sausage served by TNSM students.

It’s a great opportunity to visit with friends, alumni, neighbors and other TNSM staff and parents while also enjoying a fabulous art show of students’ work.

Tickets can be purchased at the door for $7/ person or $25/ family.

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May
15
Tue
Board Meeting @ TNSM Growing Room
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

You are welcome to attend TNSM Board meetings usually held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. We have 10-12 parent board members each year who meet with administrative staff to help guide the business and mission of the school.

May
18
Fri
Senior Project Presentations
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Each year, New School Montessori sixth graders embark on a year-long odyssey, researching a topic of interest to them. They condense their fifteen-page papers into riveting 5-minute oral Power Point presentations. In the span of a pleasant evening you can learn about many interesting topics and characters from history. 

Our alumni often return to the school to support this year’s 6th graders. They’ve shared that their Senior Project experience prepared them – not only for the rigors of junior high and high school – but for writing, public speaking and the joy of learning they have experienced in their university studies and in their careers.

All are welcome to attend. It’s something special to see.

TNSM Growing Room
May 18, 2018
7:00-8:30 p.m.

May
20
Sun
Spring Evening Strings Concert @ TNSM Growing Room
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join us in celebrating the music of TNSM’s orchestra. We are thrilled to have Melissa Robinson, former NKU director of strings and TNSM parent, leading our orchestra program as she challenges and engages the children in their music.

May
21
Mon
Spring Daytime Strings Concert @ TNSM Growing Room
May 21 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Please join us in celebrating the music of TNSM’s orchestra. We are thrilled to have Melissa Robinson, former NKU director of strings and TNSM parent, leading our orchestra program as she challenges and engages the children in their music.

May
23
Wed
Elementary Camping / Community Trip
May 23 – May 24 all-day

Elementary-age students practice the independence and confidence they’ve built throughout the year in a new setting with new challenges at Camp Ernst. Students receive encouragement and cheers of support from teachers, classmates and parent chaperones as they wobble across rope bridges, glide through treetops on zip lines and rope swings, ring bells on climbing walls, paddle kayaks, and more. It’s a wonderful time to get to know one another better on this 2-day and 1-night adventure while watching students’ confidence soar as they reach one milestone after another.

May
25
Fri
Elementary Community Day
May 25 all-day

This is a day of celebration for students and staff. TNSM’s Director grills turkey hot dogs and the elementary students enjoy classroom-specific activities and give a talent show to one another.

Last Day of School
May 25 all-day
Preprimary Picnic and Step Up Ceremony (Students and Parents Only)
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Preprimary students and parents enjoy a lovely picnic lunch provided by TNSM. Bring blankets to spread on the ground of the (3-6) play yard. Following the lunch, we will have a brief Step Up Ceremony to honor the kindergartners’ time in preprimary and to advance them to 1st grade. Both the lunch and the celebration should be over by 1:00.

All preprimary children will need to be taken home at 1:00. Ex-Day will not be available for preprimary children that day.

3rd Step-Up, and 6th Grade Graduation Ceremony
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm