The New School Montessori Calendar

Aug
8
Thu
Staff Reports
Aug 8 all-day

Staff begin to prepare materials and spaces for the beginning of school.

Aug
12
Mon
Full Staff Meeting and Staff Appreciation Lunch
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Aug
13
Tue
Full Staff Meeting and Professional Development Day
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Aug
18
Sun
New Family Welcome @ TNSM Growing Room
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Families new to TNSM are invited to meet with director Jeff Groh and the TNSM board members and their families for a get-together of lunch-by-the-bite.

Aug
19
Mon
New to TNSM – Preprimary Orientation
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

For preprimary students who have not attended TNSM before, we are offering 2 days of orientation for them to grow more familiar with the routines and rhythms of their new Montessori classrooms. These students are required to attend both days. Following their 2-day orientation, their next day with normal school hours is Wednesday, August 21 when school begins.

You are welcome to enter the classroom as early as 8:30 with your child.

New parents are to attend a brief parent orientation on Monday, August 19 in the Growing Room from 8:45 – 9:00 a.m.

 

Aug
20
Tue
Preprimary / Elementary Orientation
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

For preprimary students who have not attended TNSM before, we are offering 2 days of orientation for them to grow more familiar with the routines and rhythms of their new Montessori classrooms. These students are required to attend both days (Aug 19, 20). Following their 2-day orientation, their next day with normal school hours is Wednesday, August 21 when school begins.

You are welcome to enter the classroom as early as 8:30 with your child.

Elementary student orientation  (10AM – 2PM)
For elementary students new to TNSM and for those entering 1st and 4th grade. Lunch is provided.

Board Meeting @ The New School Montessori
Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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

Aug
21
Wed
First Day of School @ TNSM
Aug 21 all-day

All students begin their regular schedule today.

Aug
27
Tue
Parent Night (3-6) @ Growing Room
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Event for parents of 3-to 6- year-olds to hear about the educational plans for their children. Childcare is provided for children of New School age.

Childcare is provided for children of New School age downstairs in Buckeye Room (across from the West Room). Please sign in and out.

Everyone should meet in the Growing Room for a brief introduction.  Families will then break out into sessions depending on what level your child is in (3’s, 4’s, or Kindergarten).  The orientation will include information on procedures, curriculum expectations, and social/emotional planes of development.
Parent Night (9-12)
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Teachers will make a brief presentation to all of the (9-12) parents, letting you know about procedures in the classroom, ways to contact them, and their educational plans for the year. There will also be time for questions and answers.