Weekly Announcements - Friday, May 15, 2015

School pictures are now available to view online!  Please use the Schoolhouse Candids postcard 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 gallery
  •    Enter your personal password to see photographs


Please join us for the LAST Upper Campus K/A Coffee of this year on Thursday, May 21, from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. in the Music Room of the Upper Campus on the second floor.  The coffee will be hosted by our Head of School, Karen Westman.  She will answer your questions and keep you up to date on what is happening at school.  No reservations are necessary, just drop by for coffee and conversation.  We hope that you can join us!


Parents of Elementary and Middle School Music Students, Please Save the Date: Tuesday evening, June 2, in the Upper Campus Multipurpose Room on the second floor, the Elementary and Middle School Piano, Guitar and Violin students will present their Spring concert for parents and friends.  More details will be provided soon.


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.  Please see the office for more information and the registration form for WFM students and secure your child’s spot as soon as possible!


Before WFM Summer Camp Begins, your child can attend WFM Creation Imagination Art Camp With Ms. Stacey: June 22-26, her camp will be held at the Waterfront Montessori Upper Campus in the Art Room.  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.   (Week 1 is already fully booked.)


Don’t miss your chance to attend the Third Annual Waterfront School Foundation Gala coming up next week on Wednesday, May 20, 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. at the Liberty House Restaurant in Jersey City.  Tickets are available now online or at the school offices, and we hope that you can join us!  (There is no service fee for tickets purchased from the school offices.)  Upper Elementary and Middle School students are welcome to attend and tickets are discounted accordingly.  Please click here for more information and to purchase your tickets!  http://wsfgala2015.bpt.me/


Reminder:  The Waterfront School Foundation is enrolled in Amazon Smile, a program in which Amazon donates a percentage of your purchases to charitable organizations – at no cost to you!  Anyone can set up his or her existing Amazon account to support the foundation at this link: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-4548129.  When you register, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to The Waterfront School Foundation, and it will not cost you a penny.  Please take this opportunity to sign up to support the foundation through Amazon Smile.  The WSF appreciates your help!


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

Chris Viteznik, Communications Director



Calendar Notes:

Tuesday May 19 – NJSO/NJPAC Concert for Young People field trip, K-3

Wednesday May 20 – Waterfront School Foundation Third Annual Gala

Thursday May 21 – K/A Coffee, Second Floor – LAST OF THIS YEAR AT UPPER CAMPUS

Monday May 25 – School Closed for Memorial Day holiday

Wednesday May 27 – MS FedEx Day

Thursday May 28 – Upper School Spelling Bee; Grade 7 Parent & Student Meeting

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

Wednesday June 10 – Last Day of School

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