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School Closure Reminder

Important Calendar Reminders Friday, Nov. 22 – Early Dismissal and Pizza Friday FUNdraiser (school is out at 12:00 P.M., pizza money & orders must be in by 4:30 P.M. on Wednesday). Monday, Nov. 25 through Friday, Nov. 29 – school is closed for Thanks Giving week. Monday, Dec. 2 – school opens and classes reconvene….

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Halloween Candy Wrapper Recycle Program

This Halloween, bring us your clean candy wrappers for the Loggerhead Marinelife Center 4th Annual Unwrap the Waves Candy Wrapper Recycling Program! Bring your clean candy wrappers to the school’s front office no later than 12:00 P.M. on November 6! All candy wrappers will be 100% recycled and used to make school supplies and other…

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Weekend FUNdraising Success!

Over $2300 was raised over the Fantasy Fest weekend FUNdraising activities! A huge THANK YOU to all MSMS families, students and staff who volunteered their time. Two activities were hosted: Friday, Oct. 25, Local’s Parade Refreshment Booth – $1230 was raised! Sunday, Oct. 27, Children’s Day 2019 Activities Booth – $1125 was raised!

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Career Fair Presented by Blue Tangs

Today our Blue Tang class from the Early Secondary program presented a Careers Fair for our Upper Elementary students. Some great information was presented and we even had some guests from the MCSD Curriculum department join us. Well done Blue Tangs, what a great way to end the week! To see more photos, please visit…

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Enrichment – Violin Classes

Friday, Oct. 25 at 8:15 A.M. at flag raising ceremony, we will enjoy the sounds of Miss Irie’s violin. Join us for this brief demonstration of Miss Irie’s beautiful music and learn about her upcoming semester of violin lessons for MSMS students – 10 weeks for $250 (not including violin rental). Click on the following…

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Sea Star Classroom Vegetable & Herb Garden

Sea Star class (Upper El.) broke ground this morning on their vegetable & herb garden! As a group they intend to grow tomatoes, broccoli, greens, radish, other veges and herbs. A big thank you to family volunteer Grant Portier for doing some serious digging! There is still plenty to do and MSMS family volunteers are…

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Early Pick Up Notice

As a courtesy to our classroom communities, students shall not be released within the final 30 minutes of the school day except in case of an emergency.  Our school’s attendance policy sets the expectation for regular attendance to offer the best opportunity for your child’s academic success, and we appreciate your support. We’ve recently enabled a notification feature that…

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MARC House Service Project

Our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students participated in a service project today at the MARC House. They assisted with getting the pumpkins unboxed and setting up the Pumpkin Patch! Thank you to the MARC House for including our students in a fun, festive project.

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One Human Race 5K – T-Shirts Still Available

We have limited supplies of the One Human Race 5K Colorful Run t-shirts still available! These Dry-Fit style shirts are only $10 each. Stop by the school’s front office to buy one today! All proceeds support May Sands Montessori School tuition-free education programs.Limited sizes available:  Youth medium Youth large Adult XSmall Adult medium Adut large

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Open Enrollment for the 2019-2020 School Year

We are currently accepting Enrollment Applications for the 2019-2020 school year in the following programs: Kindergarten Upper Elementary (Grades 4 through 6) Early Secondary (Grades 7 & 8) Please return your completed 2019-2020 Student Application Post Lottery to the school’s front office.  Spaces are very limited! QUESTIONS? Please call our Student Services personnel, Tracey Smith-McMahon, at…

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Accepting Bahamas Donations – Heart Packs

On behalf of Heart Pack Key West we are accepting school supplies donations. All donations must be delivered to the May Sands Montessori School front office no later than 4:00 P.M on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Please see the list of school supplies needed: Crayon packs (900 needed) Composition books (1000 needed) Glue sticks (1000 needed) Small…

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DOUBLE YOUR ANNUAL FUND DONATION!

A May Sands Montessori School family has bestowed the gift of matching all monetary Annual Fund donations by up to $5000! The deadline to double your donation dollars is Monday, September 30. Bring your gift to Pam Niles in the office, or mail your check (made payable to MSMS) to: MSMS, 1400 United Street, #110,…

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Volunteers Needed This Week!

MSMS families can earn service hours this week by assisting in the Osprey Classroom (Lower El.) with Ms. Kristin and with lunch time oversight. We are in need of a volunteers daily this week – Osprey Classroom from 8:00 A.M to 3:15 P.M (or any times that you’re available) and lunch time oversight from 12:00…

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Communications Folders to Go Home on Wednesdays

To all MSMS families, please note that your child’s Lead Guide (classroom teacher) will be sending a Communications Folder home every Wednesday – for returning families, the folders previously went home on Tuesdays, however we have made an adjustment this school year. Please take the time to review these folders and return them to school…

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Classroom Assistant Job Openings

We are currently accepting applications for Classroom Assistants in the Lower Elementary program, and for a Floating Assistant for the 2019-2020 academic year (August – June 9), with the potential for an annual contract thereafter. Responsibilities include: Academic support for students during work cycle Maintaining a scholarly tone in the classroom and in enrichment classes…

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Meet your May Sands Montessori team!

The team of May Sands Montessori School professionals have been working hard this week planning and prepping for a great school year! Front row, left to right – Ms. Lynn (School Principal), Ms. Natalie (ESE), Ms. Katie (Lower El. Lead), Ms. Laura (Personal Development & Intervention), Ms. Erin (Kindergarten), Ms. Jen (Upper El. Assistant). Back…

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