Peace Quote: “I don’t do great things. I do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa
Acts of Peace: Surprise your parents (spouse!) by doing a chore without being asked. Go on a walk and pick up litter.
Mark Your Calendar
Feb. 6 ** Change to schedule**
- Open House for Parents and Children Considering 4th Grade, 5:00 to 5:45 pm
- Meeting for Parents Considering or Planning to Attend BMS Upper Elementary Program, 5:45 to 6:30 pm
Childcare provided. Sign-up sheet is on the Annex office window. Children must be 3 or older.
Feb. 12 Board Meeting, 6 pm
Feb. 15 Enrollment Forms and 1st Installment of Deposit Due Half Day = $75 All Day, Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary = $150
Feb. 15 March Lunch/Aftercare Sign-ups Open
Additional Important Items
Feb. 17 Sycamore Shakespeare Play, 4:00 pm, Monroe County Public Library The Tempest
Feb. 18 Teacher Professional Day—NO SCHOOL
The February 15 deadline for re-enrollment is very important.
Once the deadline has passed, current students who have submitted the required forms and fees on time are placed in classrooms and any open spots are offered to outside applicants. Current families who have not submitted re-enrollment forms by the deadline will lose their priority enrollment status. Please see our Enrollment Policy for all the details.
If you have any questions, please ask! Roger, Jess and Karen are happy to talk with you in person, by phone or through email.
BMS Logowear On Sale Now
BMS now has logowear items available for purchase online! 50th anniversary t-shirts, BMS logo t-shirts, sweatshirts, fleeces, winter caps and baseball hats, take your pick. Each purchase raises funds for the school as well.
The online store will be open through midnight on February 21. Your orders will be delivered to BMS two to three weeks later.
Do you need to run errands in the afternoon, finally get to that yoga class, or go have tea with a friend or a good book? Aftercare is not only for our families with two parents working full time, it’s for occasional use as well. Sign up between the 15th and 25th of each month in order to guarantee a spot for the following month, and you may still register your child until the morning of the day you need care if there are open places.
The Aftercare program runs from 3:30 to 5:30, and children may be picked up at any time during that period. Registrations prior to the day of care are $12 per child per day; day-of registrations are $24 per child. Elementary program children only. Please contact Haley Williams with any questions about registration firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more details about Aftercare, visit http://bloomingtonmontessori.org/programs-curriculum/aftercare/
So, have your child join the fun and go get all that work, er, peacemaking done.
Peace Quote: “Watch your thoughts, for they become words. Watch your words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for they become your character. Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.” – Lao Tzu