Published On: November 17, 2018

We wish all students, their families, and our May Sands Montessori School staff an enriching & enjoyable vacation from school!

Receive a 5% discount through 30 November when you purchase your child’s yearbook:

1 December 2018

May Sands Montessori School is proud to support this community event, and we appreciate parent volunteers representing our school at various stations for the Key West Triathlon!  In exchange for volunteer support, our school will receive a financial award!  Sign up to cover a shift (5-7 am, 6:30-9 am, 8-11 am) by clicking the link, below.


We still have space for vendors, and we appreciate the support of our volunteers!
May Sands Montessori School’s 8th Annual Holiday Bazaar

Noon – 6:00
Sunday, December 2, 2018, @ First Flight (301 Whitehead Street)

This community event features local vendors, sweet treats, and an opportunity to take a holiday photo with your family! Vendor space is still available, and volunteers are needed.  Click the link below to register or volunteer:
Equal Exchange is a co-operative organization that supports small farmers through fair trade for their organic crops.  In addition to investing in smaller farming communities and engaging in sustainable agricultural practices, Equal Exchange offers school fundraisers; our school will receive 40% of the profits from catalog sales!

Turn in your completed order form by 12/7/18
to ensure delivery to school before Winter Break

The Monroe County Long Term Recovery Group has help available for survivors of Hurricane Irma.

If you have proof that you were a resident of Monroe County before Sept 10, 2017, you can apply for, in participation with Samuel’s House, has been awarded the following grant funding programs to assist victims in the Florida Keys:

Red Cross- Recovery In The Keys:
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker is available to help survivors of Hurricane Irma with “One-on-One assistance to individuals and families.” Please call Lynda Woods, LCSW (305) 942-6906 – by appointment only.

Volunteer Florida (Florida Disaster Funds) – Brick & Mortar:
Funding has been awarded to Samuel’s House for home repairs and rebuilding efforts with a threshold of up to $20,000 per home.

Red Cross –  Intermediate Needs
Grant funds have been awarded to Samuel’s House for basic needs which include clothing, hygiene, medical services, lease/rental assistance, security deposits & related relocation expenses, mortgage assistance, utility assistance, and other related items.

Red Cross –  Rebuilding in the  Keys:  Brick & Mortar:
Funding is available and awarded to help with rebuilding and repairs to homes throughout the Florida Keys; there is a threshold of $16,500 per residence.

For further information and assistance please call or text Elmira Leto@ {305) 434-6564 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday.  Funds are limited.

Please reach out to Elmira Leto with any questions:

305-434-6564 [email protected] or [email protected].

Montessori for Parents

Our school has a small lending library that May Sands Montessori families can check out – stop by Lynn’s office to browse the list of titles!