Resources for Extended School Closure

The Greater Good Science Center’s Senior Fellow, Christine Carter, offers practical advice for families
Families will find a collection of developmentally-appropriate, non-classroom-based activities to keep our students engaged during the extended interruption from school.

Learning Together: Coronavirus

This resource link from BetterWorldEd.org offers a lot of information and writing prompts appropriate for a range of students: https://betterworlded.org/coronavirus-learning-unit/
The subscription-based company BrainPop.com offers a free resource that includes an informative short video as well as a quiz and related reading: https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/

Subscription-based Resources for May Sands Montessori Students

Our school’s site license provides at-home access to students for Math and Reading practice, and the following documents will help families learn how to access their student’s account online:

Reading Resources for May Sands Montessori Students

Scholastic offers activities that are based on virtual storybooks and digital reading: https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

Audible allows free streaming for all students: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

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Grades K & 1

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Grade 2

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Grades 3 & 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Grades 5 & 6

 

Time for Kids offers other articles as well, beginning with Kindergarten: https://www.timeforkids.com/
Mrs. Sandy offers the following resources, cultivated from Khan Academy, and she’s presented them in a suggested daily schedule format.

PreKindergarten – Grade 2

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-9

Science Resources

Reef Relief will save all lessons on their Facebook and Youtube pages:

Virtual Field Trips

The Cincinnati Zoo is hosting a daily ‘Home Safari Facebook Live event‘ and posting at-home activities to their webpage – http://cincinnatizoo.org/home-safari-resources/
The American Museum of Natural History offers online access to its exhibits Take a virtual tour of the museum

2019-2020 Yearbooks – Order Now!

Order your School Year Book for $35 with the option of customizing 2 pages for free! To purchase & customize go to https://tr5.treering.com/validate, enter the school’s passcode:  1012919022413728.  Please note – Must be a parent or student 13 years or older to order.

Deadline extended: April 22, 2020.

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School Dress Code

PLEASE CLICK HERE to review the MSMS student dress code.

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School Spirit Shirts and Hoodies

Our School Spirit Shirts and Hoodies are available in a wide range of colors and sizes!

SHIRTS (logo front & back):      Youth sizes $12: XS, S, M, L, XL      Adult sizes $12: S, M, L, XL      Adult sizes $15: 2XL, 3XL

HOODIES (front logo only):      Pull Over or Zip Front $25: Youth S to Adult XL      Pull Over or Zip Front $30: Adult 2XL, 3XL

We recommend that each student have a School Spirit Shirt to wear for off-campus field trips and events. See the list below for your child’s classroom Spirit Shirt color:

  • Seahorse (Kindergarten) – Purple
  • Manatee (Lower El.) – Heather Purple
  • Osprey (Lower El.) – Clover Green
  • Reef Gecko (Upper El.) – Light Blue
  • Sea Star (Upper El.) – Orange
  • Blue Tang (Early Secondary) – Royal Blue

To place your order stop by the school’s front office, or complete an order form and send it in to the school with cash or check (made payable to MSMS). CLICK HERE for Spirit Shirt order form, CLICK HERE for Hoodie order form.

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Field Trip Permission Form

Field Trip Permission Form – PDF Version

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Required Forms

PLEASE CLICK HERE to view the list of forms required each school year for enrolled students.

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May Sands Montessori School Meals Menu SY2020

Breakfast Selections

Bagel

Yogurt Muffin

Cereal – Honey Nut Cheerios

Cereal – Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Lunch Selections

*PBJ Combo *Yogurt Combo *Yogurt Parfait *

*Egg salad sandwich *Turkey & cheese sandwich *Ham & cheese sandwich*

*Turkey Salad *Ham Salad *Tuna Salad *Egg Salad *Chicken Salad*

*Chicken wrap *Turkey wrap *Ham wrap *Tuna wrap *Veggie wrap*

*All meals come with milk, juice, and fruit*

2019-2020 Breakfast and Lunch Prices
Grades K-5  Breakfast $1.75, Lunch $2.50
Grades 6-12  Breakfast $1.75, Lunch $2.85
All Grades Reduced Breakfast $.30, Reduced Lunch $.40
Adult  Breakfast $2.25, Lunch $3.60

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Need to have a MARC Rainbow Cafe lunch delivery for your child? Call them at:  305-296-4293 *20

Nut-free Lunch Options for Kids

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International Peace Day – Annual Peace March

Each year our school participates in a silent peace march. Along with the students from the Montessori Children’s School of Key West, they march to Bayview Park for a peace exchange and recite Gandhi’s Prayer for Peace and sing Light a Candle for Peace. Click the links below for your copy of the prayer and song lyrics.

Gandhi’s Prayer for Peace            Light a Candle for Peace