MMA Montessori Moments
August 12th, 2019
Welcome to the 2019-20 school year! I hope that everyone got a chance to rest, love, and learn this summer. It was wonderful to see those families who were able to attend our Sneak-a-Peek.
Thank you for committing to MMA and to each other. Please continue to support each other by welcoming new families and reintroducing yourselves to returning families. Thank you for supporting MMA financially, through volunteering, and by spreading positive words about us throughout the community. I am grateful to serve such dedicated families and to be surrounded by an excellent team of professional, intelligent, passionate, and caring individuals.
There is much to look forward to this school year, including: getting to know new staff members; working with familiar faces in new roles; implementing revised curriculum; and, meeting new families.
Thank you for entrusting your children with us. As always, please contact myself or our Assistant Director, Ms. Lana, with your questions, concerns, and comments. I look forward to working with each of you this school year. See you soon!
MMA Cross Country
Junior High Fees
Back to School Schedule
The front doors open to students at 8:15am and students are expected to be in class and ready to learn by 8:30am. Junior high students should enter through the double doors of the addition. This door will lock promptly at 8:30am, which means any student entering the building after that time will need to enter through the main building and be marked as tardy in the front office.
Scroll to the very bottom to see all of the other upcoming events!
Checking out your student
If you need to change your "release" permissions that state who your child is allowed to leave with or change your contact information, you can update that yourself online after you get an Aspire account by following the directions on our website.
Carpool Map and Flow
Please model grace and courtesy for our children during this process. Note that there are only two areas where students can get in or out of the car. Children should only exit the car on the side of the car with the sidewalk. This plan has been created and approved by our local police department to keep children safe and traffic flowing around school.
Never be on your phone and always be alert. Our children's lives are at stake. Thank you for the smiles!
Kindergarten Information (KEEP Assessment)
The KEEP assessments are happening this week. If you have not signed your student up, please do so immediately!
The state of Utah is continuing its assessment for all kindergarten age students. To allow us the time necessary to accomplish this we will be using August 12 through August 16 for assessments. There will not be school during this week for kindergarten students. Kindergarten and preschool students will have their first day of school on Monday August 19th. We are asking all parents (preschool students as well) to sign up for 1 time slot for your child. During the hour they are with us we will do the assessment as well as give each student an orientation to the classroom and playground. The preschool students will only come for 30 minutes for an orientation.
Ms. Jen's Sign-up on Track it Forward
Ms. Martha's sign up on Track it Forward
If you do not yet have a Track it Forward account, please sign up.
HOUSE of Children Pre-School Spots
Student Dress Code
There are no changes to the school’s Dress Code Policy, Dress Code Guidelines, or Dress Code Samples. School spirit t-shirts and other accessories are able for purchase. Remember that school spirit t-shirts that say MMA are appropriate to wear and meet the dress code policy.
Hoodies may only be worn as outerwear outside of the school and should have a school spirit t-shirt or collared shirt underneath. Students will be asked to remove their hoodies and other outerwear while inside the building. Students have time in the morning and during scheduled transitions to put these items in their lockers and still be on time for class. Better yet, let's encourage students to not bring these tempting items into the building at all.
Calling for Committee Members
12--First day of School (1st-9th); Early Release
13-16--Professional Development; Early Release
16--MAPA Donuts after Drop-off (North Shore; 8:15am-9:30am)
19--First day of Kindergarten & Early Childhood
31--Maria Montessori’s Birthday
2--Labor Day; No School
5--Parent Education Night 5:30-7:00pm
6--MAPA Meeting @ 8:45am
10--MMA Board Meeting, 5:30pm
12--Redwoods Parent and Student Information Night 5:30-6:30pm (6th grade)
17--MAPA Meeting @ 6pm
21--International Day of Peace
27--Professional Development; Early Release
In case you missed it, click here to access the previous Family Newsletter.