Agenda | Next 7 Days

October 15, 2018
  • Toddler Lunch: Mac and Cheese

    October 15, 2018

    Macaroni and cheese with red pepper strips and ranch dressing. Served with seasonal fruit.

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October 16, 2018
  • Toddler Lunch: Squash and Apple Soup

    October 16, 2018

    Squash and apple soup with fresh baguette and olive oil. Served with seasonal fruit.

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October 17, 2018
  • Toddler Lunch: Brown Rice with Vegetables

    October 17, 2018

    Brown rice with vegetables. Served with seasonal fruit.

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  • Pizza Lunch - PRI/ELEM/MS

    October 17, 2018

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  • Fall Fitness- LE, UE, MS

    October 17, 2018
    Outside

    LE Group #1: 9:00-9:45amUE Group #1: 10:00-10:45am UE Group #2: 11:00-11:45am LE: 1:30-2:15pm MS: 2:30-3:45pm Rain Location: Crescendo (all groups)

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October 18, 2018
  • New Parent Piano Meeting

    October 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    R Pine, R Vista

    Piano Meeting for families whose children started piano lessons this year for the first time with Mrs. Miller.

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  • Violin parents meeting

    October 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    R Summit [Built In speakers, Monitor]

    This meeting is for parents of new violin students.

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October 19, 2018
  • UE delivers Smart Lunches

    October 19, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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October 20, 2018
  • 50th Event: Fall Festival

    October 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • 50th Event: Fall Festival

    October 20, 2018

    from 2:00 - 5:00 pm. Rain date: October 21st

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October 21, 2018

School Spirit Day

Gathering Together as a Community!

WATER

Primary through 6th grade students gathered together to celebrate our last School Spirit Day of the year. School Spirit Days are joyous celebrations which spiral our awareness from self to our community, to our school, and ultimately connect us to the wondrous earth which we all inhabit. This year’s theme was, The Four Elements : WATER, EARTH, FIRE, and AIR.  

Mrs. Hammer introduced the last element – WATER. Our beautiful blue planet is made up mostly of water. Water is found everywhere on Earth, from the polar ice caps to the steamy geysers. Wherever water flows on this planet, you can find life. Our bodies are made up of 60% water. 

Water is the giver of life . The oceans are where life began on our earth.

Listening to the sounds of a bubbling stream, Spirit Day started with a centering/meditation imagining that we are a water droplet moving through the water cycle.  Accompanied by Mr. Mitnick on guitar, the Primary students then sang a beautiful rendition of “Listen to the Water”, complete with hand motions. They had practiced hard and were the hit of the event!  Dressed in their light green Princeton Montessori shirts, they filled the stage and were a delight to watch.

Following, Mrs. Hammer spoke about the Montessori Great Lessons, and how we are a very young species on this planet. We are learning  from our mistakes and are continuing to understand our world in new ways.

We once thought the stars were Gods.

We once thought that the Sun orbited around the earth.

We once thought that the world was flat.

We once thought that we could use the oceans as a place to put our garbage with no repercussions.

We have created troubled waters and are learning new ways to deal with pollution and the environment.

Mrs. Stolzer and Mrs. VonWachenfeldt  then sang “Bridge Over Troubled Water” accompanied by Mr. Mitnick on the piano.  Our school is filled with wonderful talent.

Acknowledging recent Earth Day events, and ways to make a difference, we sited ways to keep plastics out of the oceans by NOT using single use straws, plastic cups, and shopping bags. This led easily into our school songs – “Leading the Way” and “Princeton Montessori School”.

Finally, we gave Mr. Mitnick a big send off and wished him safe travels as he brings his gift of music to China next week!

 

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