Montclair Prints 8.30.19


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A note from Dr. Kotlarz

Here are the Top 10 Tips to build children’s self-esteem:

1. Let them know you love them.

2. Teach skills so they feel able to do things.

3. Support trying new things.

4. Praise effort, not just success.

5. Praise what kids can control (hard-work), not genetics (intelligence).

6. Listen to and accept their feelings.

7. View mistakes as a time to learn.

8. Make sure children follow through with things they need to do.

9. Use household chores to teach responsibility.

10. Find and build upon their strengths.

Self-esteem is the opinion one has of oneself. It is made up of how lovable and capable a child feels. Having these two beliefs helps a child overcome set-backs and persist when the going gets tough. Self-esteem plays a large role in whether a child will be successful.

Henry Ford said “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you are right.” Self-esteem defines how willing a person is to try new things. It impacts how he reacts when bad things happen. It also determines how content he is with his life.

In short, a person’s level of self-esteem shapes his ability to reach his goals. Thanks for all you do to help us build up our students!

PTO Student Directory

Please use this form click here to enter your child's information for the directory. Please enter information by September 13th. Thanks!
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A note from our school social worker, Rye McIntosh

Math Mentors

Calling all family members of Montclair Students! This year we are excited to add Montclair Math Mentors to our daily schedule in addition to Watch Dogs. Montclair Math Mentors ARE open to any adult family member of a Montclair student. Mentors would be assisting students across grade levels with Math based activities. Mentors would also be involved in helping in the library, workroom, and lunch room.

Ideally, we would like to have a math mentor at Montclair from 8:30-3:30 every day. However, please let us know if you would like to come for a 1/2 day too!

Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Please sign up at least ONE week in advance. Thank you!

Please use the following link to sign up for September Math Mentors. Click here .

We will be putting the link for Math Mentors in the newsletter every month.

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Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is returning to Montclair this fall!!

Who: 3rd-5th Grade Girls

Dates: Sep 27th - Nov 5th

When: Tues/Thurs, 3:55-5:10

See the flyer below!

Register your girl now at

Questions? Contact coach Christine White @ 702-768-2669

Lunch Menu

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PTO Pointers

PTO Pointers:

Congratulations to our 2019-2020 Board Officers:

President: Deana Hammond
Vice President: Catrina Alexander
Secretary: Jenny Miller
Treasurer: Lucas Shook

 Don’t forget about Montclair for your TAGG and Amazon Smiles purchases

 Want to send your child a shout-out on the lighted marquee? Celebration Marquee forms are in the office and on the PTO website.

2019-2020 meeting dates/times:

Mon., Sep. 30 @ 7 PM

Mon., Oct. 28 @ 4 PM

Mon., Jan. 27 @ 7 PM

Mon., Feb. 24 @ 4 PM

Mon., Mar. 30 @ 7 PM

Mon., Apr. 27 @ 7 PM

Join the Millard Team!

Looking for meaningful work, flexible hours, and competitive wages and benefits? Our incredible paraprofessionals support Millard students every day. Apply today!

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