The New School Montessori Calendar

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Parent/Student Beginning Strings Orientation 6:00 pm
Parent/Student Beginning Strings Orientation @ The New School Montessori
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Parent/Student Beginning Strings Orientation @ The New School Montessori
Meeting for prospective beginning strings students and parents will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Tues., Sept. 5 in the Growing Room. Students in grades 2-6 are eligible. Melissa Robinson, TNSM’s music teacher and orchestra leader will discuss the strings program and answer any questions the parents may have. Students may choose violin, viola, cello, or bass. We are thrilled to have Melissa Robinson, former NKU director of strings, leading our orchestra program. Paul Bartel from the Baroque Violin Shop will be present to handle  instrument rental. Parents will have the opportunity to rent instrument and students will be able to take instrument home ...
Parent Night (3-6) – Parent Participation 6:30 pm
Parent Night (3-6) – Parent Participation @ Growing Room
Sep 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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.
Fall Clean-up Day 8:00 am
Fall Clean-up Day
Sep 16 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fall Clean-up Day
Interested TNSM friends, families and staff are invited to help with fall clean-up 8am until noon. We will be spreading mulch in both the preprimary and elementary woods (50yrds), cleaning out the mansion flower bed along the teacher parking lot, and digging out the corner of the preprimary woods where the rain runoff washes down the mulch and sand. Tools for parents to bring would be: rakes (leaf and garden) snow or grain shovels, pitch forks, tarps, wheel barrows or garden carts etc. Bagels, fruit, coffee etc will be provided. Contact Barclay Green if you can help, so he’ll have enough ...
Board Meeting 6:30 pm
Board Meeting @ TNSM Growing Room
Sep 19 @ 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.
Harvest Moon Festival 5:00 pm
Harvest Moon Festival
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
It’s time again for our annual Harvest Moon Festival where we come together to celebrate the TNSM community! Alumni families, current families, staff and friends gather with picnic blankets and potluck favorites from many traditions. Please bring a favorite homemade dish or dessert to share. We provide plates, cups, silverware and water.  For your own comfort please bring a blanket or chairs for seating on the grass and drinks of your choosing. There will be plenty of playground time for the kids. (A flashlight and sweater can be helpful as the evenings grow cooler and darker). Please join us in ...
Picture Day
Picture Day
Sep 26 all-day
Helen Adams (an alumni parent and professional photographer) will be taking school photos for The New School Montessori again this year. There is no fee involved if you do not wish to purchase any photos. Your child’s photo will be taken and included in the annual yearbook, but it’s up to you to decide what (if any) poses you’d like to buy. Helen Adams’ Goal: “Say goodbye to the awkward school portrait. My mission is to bring authenticity and fun to  school photography. I want to let kids be kids. Let them be sweet, funny or silly. Let them giggle ...