May Home School Edition

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Hello Families,

Upcoming Date:

All upcoming events are cancelled. If we are able to reschedule we will update you on new dates.

Novi Woods Montessori will send out weekly newsletters to keep you informed with updates during this Covid-19 crisis.

Please continue to send pictures of your children throughout there day at home. The staff and their friends truly miss each other!!!

Keep up the great job on IXL.  Remember if your child needs help, or paperwork to go along with the lessons, their teachers are available to assist. Thank you and Stay Safe!!!!

Our summer will be filled with academic enrichment for our students. We will strive to continue using our Montessori materials throughout the summer. We want to make sure our students stay on track academically despite tough times.

 

We will continue to monitor the shelter in place date which has been extended to May 28th, 2020. As Gov. Whitmer gives the state updates on the strategy to reopen we will send updates on when we can return.

 

Fun Friday Activity

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May Home School Edition

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Hello Families,

Upcoming Date:

All upcoming events are tenatively cancelled. If we are able to reschedule we will update you on new dates.

Novi Woods Montessori will send out weekly newsletters to keep you informed with updates during this Covid-19 crisis.

Please continue to send pictures of your children throughout there day at home. The staff and their friends truly miss each other!!!

Keep up the great job on IXL.  Remember if your child needs addtional help, or paperwork to go along with the lessons, their teachers are available to assist. Thank you and Stay Safe!!!!

We will continue to monitor the shelter in place date which has been extended to May 28th, 2020. As Gov. Whitmer gives the state updates on the strategy to reopen we will send updates on when we can return.

Fun Friday Mother’s Day Craft

Grab some paint and contruction paper!

Assist your child in painting hand and stamp in making a bouquet.

Assist your child in painting foot and use foot as the vase of your flowers.

Use green to paint stems.

 

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We didnt have many pictures this week, please continue to send pictures so your friends can see what you are up to.

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April Home School Edition

 

Hello Families,

Upcoming Date:

All upcoming events are tenatively cancelled. If we are able to reschedule we will update you on new dates.

Novi Woods Montessori will send out weekly newsletters to keep you informed with updates during this Covid-19 crisis.

If you plan on returning for summer camp please fill out this survey.

Please continue to send pictures of your children throughout there day at home. The staff and their friends truly miss each other!!!

Keep up the great job on IXL. We have answered over 40,000 questions!!! Remember if your child needs addtional help, or paperwork to go along with the lessons, their teachers are available to assist. Thank you and Stay Safe!!!!

Fun Friday!!!!!!

Scavenger Hunt

RULES:
1. Have FUN!
2. Use your imagination!
3. Keep track of what you see, hear, feel, touch and smell
4. Take photos if you would like to share your findings.
5. Back to Rule #1!

INSIDE OF YOUR HOME:
(place a check-mark next to what you find)
___ a pair of shoes that are too small for you
___ an umbrella
___ a purple crayon
___ a book that you haven’t read yet
___ a large book
___ dental floss
____ a picture of yourself smiling (we miss your smiles!)
___ a spatula
___ a stuffed animal you haven’t hugged in awhile
___ a penny, a nickel, a dime and a quarter (extra points if you
know how much money that is)! J
___ a clock that you can see and write down the time
___a birthday candle
___ 10 legos, any color of your choice. Can you make something
from 10 legos?
___anything from your favorite sports team (shirt, hat, sticker, etc.)
OUTSIDE OF YOUR HOME:
(place a check-mark next to what you find)
___ An American flag
___ A person walking a dog
___ A flower that is blooming (be sure to smell it!)
___ Anything that starts with a “P”, like Pizza!
___ A baby in a stroller or child in a wagon
___ Someone mowing a lawn
___ A 4-leafed clover, or anything unique you can find on a walk!
___ A cardinal, robin, blue jay or any beautiful bird.

___ A delivery driver or someone delivering mail
___ Someone riding a bike
___ A house that has a family outside waving “hello”
___ An airplane flying up above
___ The sun
___ The moon

Make sure you print this out for your student to have some fun around the house today!!!

April Homeschool Edition

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Hello Families,

Upcoming Date:

All upcoming events are tenatively cancelled. If we are able to reschedule we will update you on new dates.

Novi Woods Montessori will send out weekly newsletters to keep you informed with updates during this Covid-19 crisis.

Our tenative return to childcare date is April 13th, 2020. If you plan on returning please fill out this survey.

 

Thank you for all the homeschooling pictures!!!! We are so proud of the hard work you all are putting in at home!!! Look at what some of our students did this week!!!

 

 

School News March 2020

 

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Hello Families,

Upcoming Dates:

  • March 18th, 2020 : Picture Day 
  • March 20th, 2020 : Curriculum Night (Please see lead teachers for more information!!) 
  • Register for fall before April 1st, 2020 and receive discount
  • April 10th 2020: Good Friday School Closed

 

Attention!! If you have not signed up for Remind  please do so. Here you will receive school closing messages and additional classroom messages. Please make sure to pack appropriate outside wear for your child. It is mandated by the state that children go out side during the winter months as well. 

images  PLEASE NOTIFY US IF YOUR CHILD WILL BE OUT SICK! We want to ensure the health and safety of all students and staff. If a student is out more than two days please bring a doctors note upon return. Thank you. 

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We appreciate your business and would love your feedback!!! You can fill out a comment card at the front desk and put it in the tuition box or leave us a message on our Facebook page at Novi Woods Montessori

ALERT!!! Sign up for kindergarten and receive a great discount!!!

WELCOME TO ALL OUR NEW FAMILIES!!!

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SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!

Practical Life 

In February, practical life brought out extensions to material that was introduced earlier in the year. Students are able to work in food prep more independently, use new scrubbing material and got to experience polish scrubbing.

Sensorial 

Students are able to know produce extension work with the sensorial material. Pink tower extension, brown stair extension, and red rod extensions were all introduced this month.

 

Geography

This month students learned about Africa and learned the countries within this Contienent. Other things introduced what the land form archipelago, and we discussed systems of lakes.

Science

Science brought many fun activities this month. Students learned about magenetic and non magnetic objects, what are mammals, parts of a mammal, and hibernation. We also discussed the human body.

Language

In language students continue to master their individualized curriculums. We also read books about the rain forest, presidents day, and books about Africa.

Links you might need:

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HOW can you help at home? Remember to allow your child time to decompress after school. Wait until dinner, bath time, or bed time to ask these questions…..

  • What is a mammal?
  • What is parts of a mammal?
  • What are some countries in Africa?
  • What is a rain forest?
  • Can you name some land forms?

Check out other pictures from this month below.

School News Feburary 2020

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Hello Families,

Upcoming Dates:

  • February 14th Valentine’s Day Friendship Celebration
  • February 17th School is OPEN!!
  • DATE CHANGE! End of the year recital May 27th, 2020 school closes at 3:00 p.m.
  • March 18th, 2020 Spring Pictures

Attention!! If you have not signed up for Remind  please do so. Here you will receive school closing messages and additional classroom messages. Please make sure to pack appropriate outside wear for your child. It is mandated by the state that children go out side during the winter months as well. 

thank-you-parents

We appreciate your business and would love your feedback!!! You can fill out a comment card at the front desk and put it in the tuition box or leave us a message on our Facebook page at Novi Woods Montessori

ALERT!!! Sign up for kindergarten and receive a great discount!!!

WELCOME TO ALL OUR NEW FAMILIES!!!

 

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SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

Open Registration Period for the 20/21 summer camp and academic school year is
open for existing student only until Feb 22, 2019! After this date, we will open registration to new students. Space is filled on a first-come-first-serve basis so please register before this date to ensure your spot.
The students are getting back into the swing of things from vacation and we are excited with the new material that is being introduced the second half of the school year. Read below on what’s been happening over the past month… 
Practical Life 
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In January practical life introduced new food prep to all of the classes. We worked on bread crumbs, new scrubbing material and polishing. The students had an awesome time with learning about how to take care of our plants, and arranging flowers.
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Sensorial
In sensorial we have started working on extensions of the knobless cylinders. Students are able to add additional material together to elaborate the use of sensorial material. Check out this video here
Language 
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This month in Language we talked about Antarctica and the Arctic. The children were introduced to more ocean animals. Our students also learned about rhyming.
Geography
Students learned about snow and discussed more about the seasons. Our discussion about the Arctic brought up the Arctic Circle and where it is located. Our students also learned about different land forms and where some are found right in Michigan.
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Cultural Studies
Students read books about Dr. Martin Luther King. We also learned about the peace tree and had a wonderful peace ceremony.
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HOW can you help at home? Remember to allow your child time to decompress after school. Wait until dinner, bath time, or bed time to ask these questions…..
What is a peace rose?
What is a peninsula?  What is a gulf?
What season does is snow in?
Can you tell me about Antartica?
Check out pictures from January!!!

School News January 2020

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Hello Families,

Upcoming Dates: 

  • January 17th Peace Celebration
  • January 20th School Closed- In Service Day
  • The week of January 21st Parent Teacher Conference (Report Cards) School will remain open!
  • February 17th School will be open.

Attention!! If you have not signed up for Remind  please do so. Here you will receive school closing messages and additional classroom messages. Please make sure to pack appropriate outside wear for your child. It is mandated by the state that children go out side during the winter months as well. 

We appreciate your business and would love your feedback!!! You can fill out a comment card at the front desk and put it in the tuition box or leave us a message on our Facebook page at Novi Woods Montessori

Check the calendar link below for changes. 

Welcome Back and welcome to all our new families!!

The students did an amazing job on their Christmas concert and want to thank all the parents and family members who attended!!! 

We are into the second half of the school year, lets continue learning. We ask that you remember preschool/ pre-k must be in uniform Monday – Thursday, with Friday’s being dress down day.

Please remember if you are scheduled to bring in snack for your students class inform the lead teacher if you can not for your week.

This months theme is Australia. Students will l