Weekly Announcements – Friday, April 8, 2016

At the Upper Campus, it is all Lion King, all the time!

Everyone please save the date and join us for a great show!  Our 2016 WFM theatrical production, The Lion King, will be presented on Sunday, April 17, at 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the MS 4 Theater, 107 Bright Street, Jersey City. Our students and staff have outdone themselves with a truly amazing production full of music, dance, costumes and more!  Don’t miss this spectacular show!   Please click here to reserve your tickets.

Parent Work Day for The Lion King is tomorrow, Saturday, April 9, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The production team needs your help with costumes, props, scenery and more.  All parents are invited to come and be part of the musical production!  Come for a couple of hours or stay for the whole session. We appreciate whatever time you can offer!  You will have fun and meet other school parents.  Please click here to register and join us at the Upper School Campus or just drop by and we will put you to work.  Thank you for your help!

Parents of Elementary and Middle School Students:  The mandatory technical and dress rehearsals for The Lion King will be on Saturday, April 16, at the MS4 Theater, 107 Bright Street. Every student is required to be in attendance.  Please contact Lisa Capps and Cristina Weisman at the school if you have questions or concerns.  Please watch your email inbox next week for the April 16-17 detailed weekend schedule.

Parents of Elementary and Middle School Students:  Please contact the Upper School office immediately if you have concerns or problems securing any items for your children’s costumes.

Another Opportunity to Help with The Lion King:  We need Parent Volunteers in a number of capacities on Rehearsal/Show Days, Saturday and Sunday, April 16 and 17, at the MS4 Theater, 107 Bright Street in Jersey City. Please watch your email box for information and click here to sign up to be part of the show!


And in other news…

Please Mark Your Calendars:  

·    The school will be closed for a Faculty Planning Day on Friday, April 22.

·    School pictures and candids will be taken by Schoolhouse Pictures the week of April 25.  A detailed schedule of the days for the Lower and Upper Campuses will be sent out before picture week.

WFM Summer Program Registration is Now Open!  
Six Weeks - June 27 through August 5, 2016
Please click here for more information and to register online.

Ages 2-5: Lower School Campus

  • Age 2: A Taste of Montessori
  • Ages 3-5: Trailblazing into Montessori

Ages 6-13: Upper School Campus

  • Ages 6-8: Brain Camp
  • Ages 9-13: Titans of Tech


As always, we are glad to have your family as part of our Waterfront Montessori community.  We hope that you will join us for our thrilling production of The Lion King next weekend!  The school community comes together to produce and support our musicals, and this year’s show will be a treat for the whole family!

Chris Viteznik, Communications Director



Calendar Notes through the end of the school year:

Saturday April 9 – Parent Work Day for The Lion King, Upper School Campus

Saturday April 16 – Tech and Dress Rehearsals for The Lion King

Sunday April 17 – The Lion King performances, 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday April 20 – MS Jockey Hollow Field Trip

Thursday April 21 – Parent Coffee, Floor 1

Friday April 22 - School closed, Faculty Planning Day; Passover begin

Week of April 25 – School Portraits and Candids, detailed schedule to follow later

Wednesday April 27 – UE Field Trip to Metropolitan Museum

Thursday May 5 – Parent Coffee, Floor 2

Monday May 9 through Wednesday May 11 – Primary/Spanish plays

    Detailed schedule to follow later

Friday May 13 – LE & UE Open Friday

Monday May 16 through Friday May 20  - SAT 10 Testing (tentative)

Thursday May 19 – Parent Coffee, Floor 1

Tuesday May 24 – NJSO/NJPAC Youth Concert, K and LE

Thursday May 26 – Waterfront School Foundation Gala

Friday May 27 – School closed, Faculty Planning Day

Monday May 30 – School closed, Memorial Day holiday

Tuesday May 31 through Friday June 3 – K/EL/MS Art Exhibition, Floor 2

Thursday June 2 – Parent Coffee, Floor 2

Monday June 6 – Piano/Violin/Guitar Concerts

Thursday June 9 – Last Day of School; Early Close (3:15 p.m./MS 4:00 p.m.)

    Progress Reports distributed

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