Montgomery Elementary News

November 16, 2018

Contact Us

Linda Overbeck, Principal

Amy Debelak, Asst. Principal


Office 686-1730

Absence Line 686-1736

FAX 792-6131

School Nurse 686-1733

Cafeteria 686-1735

Transportation 686-1785

Positive Character Trait Word for the Week of 11/19/18

PERSEVERANCE – a person of perseverance continues to go on in spite of difficulties.


PERSEVERANCE means to remain steady in anything you undertake.


SPECIALS SCHEDULE for the week of November 19

Monday 11/19 - A Day

Tuesday 11/20 - B Day

Wednesday 11/21 - No School

Thursday 11/22 - No School

Friday 11/23 - No School

ANNOUNCEMENT OF OPTIONAL TESTING FOR IDENTIFICATION OF GIFTED STUDENTS

You may request that your child be tested on the Cognitive Ability Test (CogAT). If you wish to have your child participate in this round oftesting, all requests must be made through the below online link by December 6th. If you have a child in 2nd and/or 4th grade, they will take the test during school with their class. For other grade levels, we are offering an optional testing opportunity. In order to decrease disruption to your child's instruction, this testing opportunity will take place on Saturday, December 8, at Maple Dale from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm for all four elementary buildings. To sign up your child for this opportunity, please click here.


Please note it is the parents' responsibility to provide transportation to and from Maple Dale on morning of testing. Also please note Sycamore cannot use kindergarten or first grade scores for gifted placement.

BINGO NIGHT IS TONIGHT

TONIGHT!!! FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH FROM 6:30-8:00PM

FALL FAMILY-FRIENDLY FUN NIGHT!

Bring your whole Family to enjoy friends, light refreshments,

cool prizes, and BINGO!

PTO is proud to offer this event Free to all

Montgomery Families.

2019 SPRING MUSICAL


WHAT:

The Montgomery Elementary PTO is excited to announce the 2019 Spring Musical as Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids. Theatre is a great way for kids to improve communication skills and gain confidence, while enjoying a team building school activity with their peers.


WHO:

Students in Grades 3 & 4 are invited to audition. Everyone who auditions will get a part.


WHEN:

Auditions will be held at Montgomery Elementary on Wednesday, December 12. Three performances will be held on Friday, March 1, 2019, at Montgomery Elementary; one for the school during the day and two evening performances. Rehearsals will be on Wednesdays after school in the beginning Wednesday, January 9, 2019.


HOW TO AUDITION:

Sign up for an audition slot by visiting performingartsinc.net/Montgomery/. Click on Sign up for an Audition in the top left corner. This will take you to Sign Up Genius. A parent/guardian must be present for auditions.


WHAT TO PREPARE:

A short segment (up to 30 seconds in length) of any song to be sung without accompaniment. You will also be asked to read a short monologue from the script, which can be found at performingartsinc.net/Montgomery/. Click on Monologues in the top right corner. This doesn’t need to be memorized. We will provide a copy to the child when they come into their audition.


OTHER DETAILS:

  • There is a mandatory parent meeting for all first time Montgomery Elementary musical participants on Wednesday, December 5, at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria.


  • Casting assignments will be emailed out on Wednesday, December 19, at 3 p.m.


  • Participation fee is $80 per child and is due at the time of audition. We accept cash, check (made payable to Performing Arts Inc.), or credit card. Scholarships are available. Contact Melissa Moeddel for information at arnzenml@hotmail.com.


  • Costumes are not included in the participation fee. Costumes can be made or brought from home or rented for $30 per child.


    Tickets will be sold online for $2.50 each by the PTO.

CLICK HERE FOR A PTO MEMBERSHIP FORM

WHAT IS THE PTO? THE PTO IS A PARENT-TEACHER ORGANIZATION THAT PROVIDES PROGRAMS, SERVICES AND SUPPLIES TO SUPPLEMENT THE STAFF AND STUDENTS AT MONTGOMERY ELEMENTARY. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR A MEMBERSHIP FORM.

PTO VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Montgomery Elementary PTO is looking for volunteers to help make the 2018-2019 school year a success! There are many opportunities for members of the Montgomery Elementary family to volunteer as volunteers are needed to support various programs.

CLICK HERE FOR HASSLE FREE MONEY FOR MONTGOMERY ELEM.

Did you know that the school has partnered with businesses in the community to have those businesses donate money directly to Montgomery Elementary for the everyday items you purchase? Kroger, Pipkin's & Box Tops for Education......

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