January News Letter

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Upcoming Dates

January 15 Peace Celebration

January 18th School Closed – In Service Day ( teacher report to school)

January 25 Parent Teacher Conferences (Report Cards)

Attention!! For Inclement Weather Please Sign Up For Remind!!!

ATTENTION! With the weather changing please bring appropriate outside clothing, (coat, hat, gloves and closed toe shoes). It will beneficial to leave a pair of gloves and hat at the school.

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We are excited to be back into school. We want to make sure our students are focused and ready for learning. Please make sure that students are at school no later than 8:30 am for morning instruction.

Meals

Classrooms will begin our snack sharing again. Each week teachers will send a snack list home with one student of what is needed for the week, you may contact your student’s teacher through sandbox for questions.

School Policies / School Drop-Off and Pick-Up Policies

Parking lot Safety!!!!

Slow Down!!! Please slow down when pulling in and out of the parking lot . When you are walking in the parking lot please hold your child’s hand until you reach your car door.

Due to covid-19, drop off and pick up will resume at the front door, in order for a smooth transition please be prompt for pick times 11:30 am / 3:30pm , students will be in corridor. Extended fees begin five minutes after end time.

December School News

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Upcoming Dates

December 23rd School Closed for Christmas

January 4th, 2021 Classes Resume

Updated Policies!!!!

School Resumes Dec 7th, 2020. We ask that with rising number of Covid-19 cases all students must have a mask when entering the building. If your student is sick (runny nose, temperature of 100.1 and cough ) we ask that you keep them home, you will be called for pick up if your student is sick. Parents are not allowed passed the door. If you have an academic or half day schedule please make sure you are promptly at the school at pick up times (11:30am or 3:30 p.m). We want ensure that students are leaving straight from their classroom and not merging with other classes due to late pick up. Students who are picked up after 4:00 p.m. , if you are not noticed at the front door by staff please do not come in, please call and a teacher will have your child come to the door. Novi Woods Montessori wants to minimize the number of visitors in the building and we thank you for understanding the changes made.

ATTENTION! With the weather changing please bring appropriate outside clothing, (coat, hat, gloves and closed toe shoes).

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Our students will be pulling a name this week. You can provide a $10 educational gift for our students to exchange. Gifts will be exchanged December 22nd, 2020. If you have any questions please let the office know.

October/November School News

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Upcoming Dates

November 16th, 2020 Pictures forms are due back to office.

November 25th, 2020 Thanksgiving Lunch (Cultural Day)

November 26th & 27th School Closed in observation of Thanksgiving

October brought lots of fun activities. This month our theme was Asia. Our students had an amazing time during out harvest party, picture day, and halloween. We thank you all for attending parent/ teacher conference.

ATTENTION! With the weather changing please bring appropriate outside clothing, (coat, hat, gloves and closed toe shoes).

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Practical Life

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In practical life this month students were introduced to twisting, folding, sorting/ matching and flower arranging. Practical Life activities are all naturally interesting to our students because they reflect real life task.

Grace and Courtesy

With the weather changing, this month in grace and courtesy we were introduced to independently putting on our coat and hanging up a coat. Other things like greeting someone who walks into the room and how to respectfully interrupt a conversation were also introduced. The students had a great time role playing and practicing with each other.

Sensorial

Our concentraion is growing and the students were introduced to materials such as color box one and two, and geometric solids. Check out our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/novimontessori/ to watch videos of our students exploring with sensorial work.

Language

In language we read books about Asia. Each child worked on their individualized curriculum.

Math

In math children are able to work on their individualized curriculum’s freely. As material is mastered new material is presented.

Geography

In Geography students were introduced to all the aspects of Asia, (foods, clothing, music, and arts.) We discussed location on the globe and mastering the countries on the map. Other things that were were introduced were directions, and the states of Michigan, Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Iadaho, and Montana.

Science

Science was exciting with learning the life cycle of a pumpkin! In addition for the month we discussed insects, parts of an insects, and arachnids.

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September School News

Welcome Fall!!

Upcoming Dates

Harvest Party October 16th, 2020 (Students may dress in fall colors)

Picture Day October 21st, 2020 Students may dress up!

Parent Teacher Conference (Zoom conferences) October 27th, 2020 Please sign up at front door.

Halloween Party October 30th,2020 Students may wear their costume, and also bring candy to share.

This Month…

September has brought many exciting new things to our classroom. Students are learning about their new friends, tumble tots has started and lots of new things are being introduced daily in the classroom. The theme for September was Land, Air, and Water. Each classroom introduced descriptive material that distinguished the three.

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Practical Life

In pratical life students were introduced to dry transfer work, dry and wet pouring, stringing materials, and tonging. All these materials contributes to the order, concentration, coordination and independence in our students work cycle.

Grace and Courtesy

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In grace and courtesy students were introduced to our daily ground rules within the classroom, introducing yourself to teachers and peers, using the restroom, drinking fountain, rolling a rug, and carrying a tray to designated area. In each classroom there is a food prep table, students are able to enjoy making a snack with a classmate and showing grace and courtesy with table manners.

Sensorial

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Teachers introduced sensorial materials such as the knobbed cylinders, knobless cylinders, pink tower, brown stairs, and red rods. These materials assist in discrimination and order, i.e shortest to longest, thickess to thiness.

Language

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In language students were introduced to the solor system, distinguishing things that are the same and different, books discussing starting school, and their individual based curriculum.

Math

Students are able to work with premath material freely. Introduction to more material is based on the students individualized curriculum.

In geography we dicussed land air and water with concrete objects such as land (dirt) air (empty jar of air, wind on playground), and water (jar of water). Students has to categorized object into the three areas. 

Students explored living and non living things in the science area. We also discussed farm and domestic animals, plants, leaves, and more about the solar system.

Cultural Studies

During culutal studies we did music and movements with learning each other names. We also discussed transporation of land, air and water. Students learned about Maria Montessori on our Peace Day.

Please feel free to click the links throughout the news letter to learn more about the material that was introduced and how it is used in the classroom.

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

What three things makes up our earth? 

What are the main parts of a plant? 

What is the difference between largest and smallest?

What are some ways to read a map? 

Can you name some plants? 

What are some ways to travel by land? air? water? 

What was your favorite math work? 

Did you learn any new sounds/ words? 

August School News

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Welcome To Novi Woods Montessori. We are excited the school year is starting. Our news letter is sent out monthly for up to date information on whats going on at Novi Woods Montessori.

Upcoming Dates

First Day of School: August 31, 2020

Orientation Night : TBD

Please check our welcome letter here for all supplies, uniforms, and other items needed for school.

Drop off and pick up will be done at the front door. A teacher will be there for drop off to take temperatures. All student forms must be completed and turned in by the first day of school.

Your first tuition payment is due the first day of school. You can pay by sandbox, check, cash, or money order. If you need assistance with setting up sandbox please let us know.

POEDUBICKY, STEFANI / Meet the Teacher

Please read below about our teachers and staff that we have at Novi Woods Montessori.

Office Staff

Welcome parents to our 20/21 school year. I’m Ms. Janell the director here at Novi Woods Montessori. I’ve been in childcare for over 15 years. I started as a kindergarten teacher in 2006. I’m also a Qualified Behavorial Health Professional specializing in children with autism. I have one son who is 9 years of age. I hope this school year brings us lots of educational fun!!

Hello I am Mrs. Dee the assistant director here at Novi Woods. I have been here since 2005 and enjoy working with all the lovely families I have come across. In my past time I love to go camping, and working in my garden. You will often see me greeting you at the door in the mornings. Welcome to Novi Woods!

Cedar Room Teachers

Hello I am Ms. Manju (lead teacher) and I’m excited to work with your child this year in the cedar room. It’s going to be a year of fun filled learning. I have been working here at Novi Woods Montessori for ten years and looking forward for more years to come. I look forward to a great year together.

Hello name is Ms. Sue I am a lead teacher in the cedar room. I want to welcome everyone to a new school year. I can not wait until the 1st day of school so I can meet everyone. It is going to be an amazing year filled with lots of fun. I have been teaching at Novi Woods Montessori for over 30 years.

Maple Room

My name is Maya Biby. I was born and raised in India. I’ve been working as an educator at the Middle School level before I migrated to U.S.A where I have been working at Novi Woods Montessori for the past 18 years. I received my Bachelors in Sociology and Education along with my certification in Montessori Education for Early Childhood Teaching. I am married and have 3 children. I have a great passion for being with kids and helping them acquire skills that they will carry on for the rest of their lives. Alongside my working schedule, I engage my-self with Christ Culture Mission to bring youth and teens to lead a lifestyle that is rooted in Christ. I look forward to seeing many of your children and working with them for the rest of the year.

Hello parents, my name is Girija (gee-ree-jaa). I am an assistant teacher in the Maple room. I have been here since 2006. I enjoy working with children. I have a daughter who is a senior at University of Michigan. I am looking forward to welcoming the children back to school, especially after this tough times that all families are going through. Hope to have wonderful year with your children.

Hello parents, my name is Asha Thalla. I have a been an assistant teacher year for 20 years.I enjoy working with children. I have two sons who are in medical school. I am eagerly waiting to welcome everyone here. We will have an awesome year.

Tullip Room

Hello my name is Ms. Evelyn. I am the lead teacher in the toddler classroom for over 20 years here at Novi Woods Montessori. Before I became a teacher here I was a midwife in the Philippines. I earned my Montessori certification at a Montessori school in New York. Since then I value the importance of early childhood education. I am lookng forward to the fun we will have this year.

Mrs. Rakshanda

Hello I am Ms. Rakshanda, an assistant teacher in the toddler classroom. I am looking forward to working with you this school year.

Hello I am Ms. Tana, and assistant teacher here at Novi Woods Montessori. You would usually see me in the afternoon for the after care hours, during pick up. I am excited to meet all our new students !

Hello I am Ms. Kia. I am an assistant teacher here at Novi Woods Montessori. I enjoy afternoon enrichment with line movements, songs, arts and crafts and story time. We are excited about this school year!

Friday July 10, 2020

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We want to welcome some of our teachers back into the classroom. Welcome back Ms. Maya, Ms. Rakshanda, and Ms. Girija!!!!!!!

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**If you are sending your schedule weekly, please remember to give the office your next week’s schedule no later than Wednesday so we can staff appropriately.**

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Attention** Due to capacity limits, Novi Woods Montessori now has limited enrollment spaces. Enrollment is now open to the public!!! Please send enrollment packet in order to secure spot. Your spot is NOT secure until paperwork is processed.

Things to remember:

  • Please pack swimwear, water shoes, and towel daily, outside activities are mandatory. 
  • Time Change: Hours of operation will temporarily be 7:30 am- 6:00 pm.
  • Drop off and pick up will be done at the first front door, teachers will sign in/out.
  • An extra pair of shoes/slippers are required to stay within the building for students. 
  • All lunchboxes MUST be insulated with ice pack. All students must bring a lunch at this time. 
  • Please pack water
  • We will have outside time, a medication form is needed to provide students with sunscreen.

This week our theme was farm animals, check out our fun below….

 

 

 

Friday June 26, 2020

Summer Programming | Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver

              WE WELCOME ALL OUR NEW FAMILIES!!!! 

 

Things to remember:

  • Please pack swimwear, water shoes, and towel daily
  • Time Change: Hours of operation will temporarily be 7:30 am- 6:00 pm.
  • Drop off and pick up will be done at the first front door, teachers will sign in/out.
  • An extra pair of shoes/slippers are required to stay within the building for students. 
  • All lunchboxes MUST be insulated with ice pack. All students must bring a lunch at this time. 
  • Please pack water
  • We will have outside time, a medication form is needed to provide students with sunscreen.

This week our theme was Ocean Life. Check out our week!!! 


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Friday June 19th 2020

Denver Area Summer Fun Preview

WE WELCOME ALL OUR NEW FAMILIES!!!! 

 

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.

 

 

Things to remember:

  • Please pack swimwear, water shoes, and towel daily
  • Time Change: Hours of operation will temporarily be 7:30 am- 6:00 pm.
  • Drop off and pick up will be done at the first front door, teachers will sign in/out.
  • An extra pair of shoes/slippers are required to stay within the building for students. 
  • All lunchboxes MUST be insulated with ice pack. All students must bring a lunch at this time. 
  • Please pack water
  • We will have outside time, a medication form is needed to provide students with sunscreen.

 

This week our theme was bug bonanza, check out our cool arts and crafts and other fun things we did this week!!!

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