Published On: January 22, 2019

January All-School Meeting

Tomorrow @ 6:00

At least one representative from each family is required to attend tomorrow’s All-School meeting.

Families will vote on changes to our school’s bylaws and elect new members to our Board of Directors.

Review our school’s current bylaws
Review the proposed bylaws
Run for a seat on our Board

*We have not received any candidates, to date.

Contract of Commitment

Look in your child’s folder for a letter detailing your current standing with service hours, parent conference attendance, and All-School meeting attendance.

National School Choice Week

shines a spotlight on effective education options for children

Florida families have a variety of educational options for their children, and we’re happy you chose May Sands Montessori School!  Returning students should plan to wear their yellow ‘School Choice’ scarves this week.
Learn more about what school choice means

Learn more about charter schools


Join us @ Flag Raising this Friday, as we will draw the winners of our Great Gala Raffle
1/25/19 @ 8:30

The Great Gala

Saturday, March 9th, from 6-10:30 p.m.

We need help from everyone in our school family to make this event happen:

Find Sponsors:

We need to cover the cost of the DJ, the auctioneer, the casino tables, dealers, food, and the servers/bartenders/cleaning crew

Sponsor Levels

★         $1000 – prominent logo placement on event poster, six (6) event tickets, inclusion in social media, printed advertisements and PSA, live promotion at event

★         $500 – prominent logo placement at table and on event poster, four (4) event tickets, inclusion in social media, printed advertisements, live promotion at event

★         $250 – logo placement on event poster, two (2) event tickets, inclusion in social media, printed advertisements, live promotion at event

Thanks to our current sponsors

Melissa Trader (parent, Reef Gecko)

Layla Barr (parent, Blue Tang)

Ronit Berdugo (parent, Mahi & Reef Gecko)

Sam and Guillaume Pailloux (parents, Osprey & Reef Gecko)

Kristen Winters and Eric Haubert (parents, Mahi & Sea Star)

Special thanks to Chris Occhiuto (parent, Seahorse) for securing a sponsor!

Each family will receive two service hours for every sponsor they bring in.

Bring in Auction Items:

We will use the online platform for silent auction items again, which makes bidding easier (and more competitive). Apart from classroom creations, our live auctions typically feature getaways, packages, and unique experiences.

Thanks to our current donors

★         Craig Reynolds (parent, Sea Star) donated a sightseeing tour in his airplane for up to three people

★         Romi Munoz (parent, Reef Gecko) donated two gift certificates for manicures at Natural Nails by Romi

★         Sybille and Michael Forester (parents, Sea Star) donated two $50 massage therapy gift certificates

★         Michel Gehin (parent, Mahi) donated an hour-long session combining Traditional Chinese Medicine with different manual therapies

Each family will receive a service hour for every auction item they bring in.
Special thanks to Chris Occhiuto (parent, Seahorse) for securing a silent auction item, too!

Moxiberries Fundraiser

May Sands Montessori School will receive 10% from every share purchased that is selected for pick up @ school through February 27.

All produce is 100% USDA Certified Organic. Shares are thoughtfully put together for easy menu planning.

It’s easy to get started!

  1. Go online to

    2. Select your items: $35 Half share, $55 Full share, $55 Fruit Only share or $55 Veg Only share

    3. Choose May Sands as your pick up location.

    4. Select the date* you would like to reserve your share.
    *You do not have to purchase every week, but every purchase helps our school’s fundraising efforts!

    5. Make your payment on the website by credit card, Venmo, Zelle, PayPal or CashApp.

    6. Join the Facebook Group to sign up as a volunteer to organize shares, ask questions, share recipes, and share what you love about your delicious organics!

Parent Volunteer Opportunities

Confirm your support through the Facebook group and with Ms. Tonia: 305.293.1400, ext. 53418

  • We need help organizing, labeling, and transferring the shares from Peary Court @ 9 am every Wednesday for pickup at the school during dismissal.

We need help distributing the shares at dismissal.

May Sands Montessori

Red Party: 2/13/19 6-8 pm

Join us for our annual Red Party! Let’s come together for some rockin’ beats and heart-shaped treats as we share the love for each other and our sweet school. Dance the night away with the Super Coopers and pose with your sweetie at our photo booth! Please sign up for a treat to share or be on our hospitality committee. We need creative people who like to have fun and spread school spirit:
Sign up for Red Party ( ) and RSVP to our Facebook event today: