Agenda | Next 7 Days

June 19, 2019
  • Summer Orientation: Toddler New to School-child with parent-8:30-9:30 AM

    June 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 8:30 am

    1 hr w/ parent; Toddler New to School (FD, M-F AM, MTW AM) - child without parent

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  • SummerQuest Camp Begins

    June 19, 2019

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  • Orientation: Toddler New to School - One hour with parent

    June 19, 2019

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June 20, 2019
  • SummerQuest Parent Coffee - All Summer Parents Invited!

    June 20, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
    R Rambusch Library

    Please join us for a parent coffee/tea hour for all parents whose children are enrolled in SummerQuest!

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  • Orientation: Toddler-New to School-child without parent-8:30-9:30 AM

    June 20, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 8:30 am

    1 hr w/ parent; Toddler New to School (FD, M-F AM, MTW AM) - child without parent

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  • Orientation: Toddler New to School - One hour without parent in classroom

    June 20, 2019 @ 12:00 am - June 21, 2019 @ 12:00 am

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June 21, 2019
  • Art Intensive Showcase

    June 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    The Art Intensive students will hold an exhibition to showcase their work. Parents and friends are invited to come in and see their child's work!

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  • Orientation: Toddlers New to School, regular schedule

    June 21, 2019 @ 12:00 am - June 22, 2019 @ 12:00 am

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June 24, 2019
  • SQ- Primary Swim

    June 24, 2019

    1:00-2:00 pm

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  • SQ- Elem- Science Seeds with Mrs. Hammer

    June 24, 2019

    12:30 - 2:00 pm in Imaginarium

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  • Summer Music Lessons Start

    June 24, 2019 @ 12:00 am - June 25, 2019 @ 12:00 am

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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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