Agenda | Next 7 Days

January 21, 2019
January 22, 2019
  • Toddler Lunch: Vegetable Soup with Pasta

    January 22, 2019

    Vegetable soup with pasta and whole wheat baguette. Served with seasonal fruit.

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January 23, 2019
  • Toddler Lunch: Pasta with Marinara Sauce

    January 23, 2019

    Macaroni with Marinara sauce. Steamed cauliflower and broccoli. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • Pizza Lunch - PRI/ELEM/MS

    January 23, 2019

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  • Winter Fitness - MS

    January 23, 2019

    MS: 2:30-3:45pm Location: Crescendo

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  • Winter Fitness - LE, UE

    January 23, 2019

    LE Group #1: 9:00-9:45amUE Group #1: 10:00-10:45am UE Group #2: 11:00-11:45am LE Group #2: 1:30-2:15pm Location: Crescendo (all groups)

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Celebrating the Festival of Lights

Many classrooms enjoyed parent presentations on Diwali

Celebrating Diwali

Many classrooms had presentations about Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, which is celebrated every autumn in the northern hemisphere. The festival gets its name from the clay lamps that are lit to symbolize the inner light that protects from spiritual darkness.
The children explored new sites, sounds and tastes, while learning about this important holiday. They listened to stories about Diwali, saw the beautiful clothing worn for this special day and enjoyed special crafts and treats. It was a wonderful way of appreciating and learning about India’s biggest and most important holiday of the year.
Toddler children listened to a story about Diwali and then decorated their own diya, an earthenware tea light.
Primary students in the Tulip room made Rangoli patterns outside their classroom using colored sand. Rangolis are used to decorate the entrance of the house during Diwali. In the Pansy room they enjoyed a special treat for the holiday and many students dressed in beautiful, traditional outfits.

The senses, being explorers of the world, open the way to knowledge. Our apparatus for educating the senses offers the child a key to guide his explorations of the world…

Dr Maria Montessori

 

 

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