The New School Montessori Calendar

TNSM Orchestra and Beginning Strings Holiday Concert @ The New School Montessori Growing Room
Dec 20 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am

DSC_0244TNSM’s Beginning Strings and Orchestra will be giving a holiday concert in the Growing Room at 7:00 PM on Thursday, December 19.

Strings Director, TNSM parent Melissa Robinson, was the former NKU director of the strings division and was the artistic director of several NKU ensembles. We hope you’ll join in showing your support of this amazing group of musicians.

The Next Step Meeting – Parent Participation
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm – Jan 23 @ 8:00 pm

Parents of next year’s kindergartners, first and fourth graders are invited to learn about what comes next in their children’s education as they continue on in their journey through the 9-year cycle here at TNSM. Valuable information about curriculum and what is expected of students at each of these levels will be shared as well as seeing how parents’ involvement matters.

Childcare will be provided in the Nap Room for children of TNSM age.

Programs will be hosted in: the preprimary (K), in the Morning Room (6-9), and in the Annex (4th).

The New School Montessori Rocks @ Northside Tavern
Jan 26 @ 12:00 am – 7:00 am

TNSM Rocks Logo jpgThe New School Montessori has put together an event to raise funds for their scholarship program while showcasing its talented and dedicated staff, its healthy, chef-prepared lunches with vegetarian options, and its musical parents.

The evening begins in the front room of The Northside Tavern featuring various members of the staff who belong to professional musical groups outside of their roles at TNSM.

The spotlight will first be on preprimary teacher Robby Lewis who’s known as Rob Lazer, with his band LZRPNY followed by internationally renowned musician Baoku Moses who has led a drumming program at TNSM’s after-school clubs for many years.

Enjoy light snacks provided by TNSM’s cuisine team -Audrey Cobb, former owner/chef of Mullane’s Parkside Café, and her assistant Ryonen Ignatius.


At 9pm, head to the back room to help raise funds for TNSM’s Scholarship Fund by participating in Live Band Karaoke, led by TNSM parent Paul Brumm.

The whole event will culminate with a proper Rock ’n’ Roll show hosted by the bands of TNSM parents Brent Donaldson of Smasherman and Kristen Kreft of The Perfect Children.


7pm: The New School Montessori Staff Happy Hour Music and Food

9-11pm Live Band Karaoke Fundraising Experience

What is the Live Band Karaoke Fundraising Experience?

As described by the Urban Dictionary:

Skareoke /skarē-ōkē/when someone turns in a song on one’s behalf at a karaoke bar, without either one’s consent or knowledge of the song choice

STEPHANIE: Let’s skareoke tonight.
RUSS: Okay, I’ll turn in a song for you, and you turn one in for me.
STEPHANIE: Sounds good. Just no Lady Gaga, okay?
RUSS: As long as you don’t do Michael Bolton for me?

Fund Raising List:
$10 a song
$20 to get out of singing said song
$50 “Double Dog Dare” = One MUST sing said song

Let the games begin!

Winter Open House
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please join us on Sunday, January 26 from 2-4PM at TNSM for our winter Open House. Invite family, neighbors and friends to visit. Teachers, board members and staff are available to answer questions, to give tours and to facilitate the discovery process as children explore the environment.

January Open House to facebook

Kindergartners to Cincinnati Ballet @ Cincinnati Ballet
Jan 30 @ 4:45 pm – 8:00 pm

ballet_optAs part of the kindergartners’ dance studies with TNSM (3-6) teacher, Jennifer Frank, they will be taking a field trip to the Cincinnati Ballet where Jennifer teaches.

Students will observe a rehearsal for the upcoming production of Camelot and will receive a behind-the-scenes tour.

Lunch will be provided.

Spring Open House
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Invite family, neighbors and friends to visit The New School’s Spring Open House. Teachers, board members and staff are available to answer questions, to give tours and to facilitate the discovery process as children explore the environment.


A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Daytime Perfomance @ TNSM Growing Room
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Come join us for the Shakespeare Club’s performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Magic, romance, and comedy blend together to make this an unforgettable classic that has delighted audiences for over 500 years!