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BMS News—February 15, 2019

Peace Quote: “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.”- Edmund Burke

Acts of Peace: Talk on the phone with a cousin, aunt, uncle or grandparent. Offer help to someone in need. Bake something for your local fire or police department.

Mark Your Calendar

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

Feb. 17 Sycamore Shakespeare Play, 4:00 pm, Monroe County Public Library The Tempest

Feb. 18 NO SCHOOL—Teacher Professional Day

Feb. 20 Parent Forum–“Science Across the Nine Years” 5:30 to 7:30 pm, light dinner and childcare provided. Sign up for both on the sheets in the Main and Annex Offices or https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0844AFAB2EA7F49-parent1 by Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Feb. 21 3rd Thursday Coffee Chat, 8:30 to 9:15 am, Main Office

Feb. 25 March Lunch/Aftercare Sign-ups Close

Feb. 27 Hickory AM Children’s Evening, 5:15-6:15 pm

Mar. 1 Hickory YOUNGEST Group Parent/Teacher Conferences *No School for Hickory Only*

Mar. 1 3rd Grade Spanish Play 1:30 pm Maple Class, 2:30 pm Walnut Class

Additional Important Items

Mar. 11-15 Spring Break

Spring Parent Forum: Science Across the Nine Years 

February 20

5:30 to 7:30 pm

Light Dinner Provided, Childcare Available


Sign up by Tuesday, Feb. 19.

*Let me know if you are interested but cannot attend due to illness or other conflict.*

Our spring Parent Forum will provide an in-depth look at the Montessori science curriculum, including a philosophical overview, the structure of the curriculum at both the Early Childhood and Elementary levels, the learning objectives and outcomes, and examples of lessons and activities. All parents are welcome. A light dinner will be provided from 5:30 to 6, and childcare will be provided from 6 to 7:30.

Please sign up to attend on the sheets posted on the windows of both the Main and Annex Offices or through sign-up genius athttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0844AFAB2EA7F49-parent1. Children must be 3 to attend childcare.

Shakespeare at the Library

The Tempest

by William Shakespeare

4:00 pm, Monroe County Public Library Auditorium

The Sycamore class has been working away, despite illnesses, absences and more illnesses, at their upcoming product of The Tempest, and the excitement is palpable! Come see the results of their efforts and enthusiasm on Sunday at the Monroe County Public Library, at 4 pm.

Summer Camp Update

Summer Camps at BMS are set, and all the details will be sent out to BMS families on February 25. Enrollment for current BMS families will begin Mar. 4. The three session dates are June 3-14, June 17-28 and July 1-12 (no camp July 4).

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.

Order through our website at https://bloomingtonmontessori.org/support/.


Peace Quote: “We must be the change we wish to see.”- Mahatma Gandhi