Weekly Announcements - Friday, May 22, 2015

The school will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of the federal Memorial Day holiday.  We hope you enjoy the long weekend.  We will see you back at school on Tuesday!

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Many thanks to the Board of the Waterfront School Foundation for sponsoring a lovely gala in celebration of our students and our school!  And many thanks to our wonderful student performers and to everyone who attended the event and helped to make the evening so special for our graduating class. Everyone had a wonderful evening, the Foundation raised money for their programs, and we sent our graduates off in grand style!   The Foundation and the school appreciate your support.

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School pictures are available to view and purchase online for a limited time!  The purchase deadline is May 31.  Please use the Schoolhouse Candids postcard sent in your child’s Friday Folder to find instructions and your personal password for ordering portraits and candid photographs online at http://www.schoolhousepictures.com.   Photographs will be shipped directly to your home.    

  •    Click on ‘for parents’ at the top of the screen
  •    Click on ‘Waterfront Montessori’
  •    Click on ‘View Gallery’
  •    Click on your child’s class
  •    Find and click on your child’s personal gallery
  •    Enter your personal password to see photographs

A photographer will be on hand the morning of Thursday, May 28, to take photos of students who were absent on picture day.  If your child’s portrait needs to be re-taken for any reason, please let us know immediately so that we may include your child on the picture re-take day.  

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Parents of Elementary and Middle School Music Students, Please Save the Date: Tuesday evening, June 2, the Elementary and Middle School Piano, Guitar and Violin students will present their Spring concerts for parents and friends.  More details will be provided soon.

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WFM Summer Camp: Registration is open for children from 2 to 8 years old.  WFM will offer six weeks of Summer Camp from June 9 through August 7 at the Lower School Campus.  This year’s offerings:  Session I – Where the Wild Things Are, Session II – Movin’ and Groovin’ and Session III – Fiesta Time.  During Sessions I and II, for children ages 6-8, there is Stop Motion Animation and Coding in the afternoon.  Please contact the school office for more information and the registration form for WFM students and secure your child’s spot as soon as possible!

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Before WFM Summer Camp begins, your child can attend WFM Creation Imagination Art Camp With Ms. Stacey:  The first two weeks of her camp will be held at the Waterfront Montessori Upper School in the Art Room.  (Week 1 is already fully booked.)  Registration is open to WFM students in Grades 1-8. (Applicants must have completed Grade 1 prior to the start of camp.)  Each week students will enjoy lessons in drawing, painting & sculpting. Register online now at http://www.creationimagination.com.  

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We are happy to have your family as part of our WFM community.

Chris Viteznik, Communications Director

parents@waterfrontmontessori.com

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Calendar Notes:

Monday May 25 – School Closed for Memorial Day holiday

Wednesday May 27 – MS FedEx Day (students only)

Thursday May 28 – Upper School Spelling Bee (students only);

Monday June 1 through Friday June 5 – Art Exhibition, Upper Campus

Tuesday June 2 – Elementary and Middle School Piano/Guitar/Violin Concert

Thursday June 4 – K/A Coffee, First Floor – Last of this year

Monday June 8 – Primary End of Year Picnic (students only)

Tuesday June 9 – Lower Elementary End of Year Picnic (students only);

    EL/MS Talent Show (students only)

Wednesday June 10 – Last Day of School; Progress Reports distributed;

    EL/MS Field Day (students only); UE/MS End of Year Picnic (students only)

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