Charles Ellis Montessori Academy, Week of March 14th, 2022
"Only practical work and experience lead the young to maturity." - Dr. Maria Montessori
March 13- Daylight Savings Time Begins- Spring Forward!
March 14- Pi Day--Which teacher will be pied? Stay Tuned!
March 16- Coach Lesley Gets Slimed...video to come!
March 17-18- St. Patrick's Day Holiday- No School!
March 23- Kindergarten Orientation
March 25- Donation Dress Down Day Supporting 8th Grade Bridging
March 25- Choice Program Registration Closes
March-28-April 1- Spring Break- No School!
School-Wide Grace & Courtesy Focus
The language for identifying/naming COMPASSION in "The Self-Awakened Child" series by Jonathan Wolff:
- When I care about other people as I care about myself, I am feeling Compassion.
- When I see that other people are feeling hurt or sad and I do something to help them feel better, I am acting with Compassion.
Free Books for 1st grade
All 1st grade students will be receiving three, free books to add to their personal collection on Tuesday, March 15th.
Everyone is invited to visit the RIF website for literacy resources.
Classes are learning about Peace and Compassion in the world, and this week, Primary classes and some Lower Elementary classes heard the story The Breaking News. We discussed how we can make big differences and be the light in our world. Next week, Upper Elementary and Erdkinder will receive lessons on peace and community-building.
We are here for all students, and love serving our community. Resources are available on the School Counseling Website including a list of mental health professionals and relaxation activities. Please reach out if you need anything.
Rebecca Burkhart- Primary and Lower Elementary School Counselor
Wesley Cooper- Upper Elementary and Erdkinder School Counselor
No EOY MAP Assessment Required
Several upper elementary students creatively represented our school. Check out their submissions in the adjacent slide show which follows the theme, "I care for myself by..."
You can view the pre-recorded 2022 PTA Culture Fest video at this link.
We wish to thank all the students (including Ms. Angie's Erdkinder Communications class who helped edit the video) and the community members who made this event possible.
New Beginning Youth Art Exhibition
Congratulations to Ellis Erdkinder students, Cleo Cribbs and Ivy Parish, for having their art work selected to be a part of the exhibition. View their wonderful work on the Ellis website.
**Updated SCCPSS COVID-19 Guidelines**
A summary, full document, and infographic can be found for future reference on the Nurse's page of the Ellis website.
Ms. Tanya Melville
Student Information Specialist
Ms. Ja'Dayia Coleman-Kennedy
Information Specialist Clerk
Ms. Lucy Holloway
Ms. Patricia Solomon-Brown
Library Media Technology Specialist
PTA Teacher Liaison
Ms. Lisa O'Donnell