Montessori School of Anderson

Faculty/Staff Newsletter, Volume 5 - September 28, 2015


New Parent Information Meeting - Thursday, October 1

  • New MSA families should have received a letter in the mail regarding the New Parent Information Meeting with Karen Holt on Thursday, October 1. If you have a new MSA student in your classroom, please remind/encourage their parents to attend! The meeting starts at 6:30pm.

Thursday Burrito Lunches - October 1 and October 8

  • Want to support MSA's athletics? Order burritos! Options include: vegetarian, beef, beef and bean, and turkey.
  • Money raised helps cover the cost of equipment, gym rental fees, and referee fees.

Family Fun Night - Hispanic Heritage Fair - Friday, October 2

  • Join us for an evening of activities, traditional foods, and performances by MSA's students!
  • In order to raise funds for their trip to Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Middle School is preparing traditional foods and beverages including Colombian sancocho, cookies, and Mexican hot chocolate for Friday's event. As such, they are in need of several slow cookers (preferably 5-6 qt. sizes). If you are able to lend a slow cooker, please deliver it to Middle School by Thursday, October 1. Also, any help with the preparation/cooking/serving would be greatly appreciated!
  • 5:30 Stations and Food
  • 6:00 Program

Mark Your Calendars!

  • Health Blitz - Thursday, October 8
  • Fall Fest - Saturday, October 31 - 10:00-3:00 - Dbouk Farm. Join us for a day of food (provided by Cromer's), hayrides, face painting, inflatables, crafts, games, horse rides, nail polishing, and a dunking booth, cake walk, and campfire. Photographs (2 5x7's for $10) by Kelly Godwin will also be available. And don't forget the Duck Derby - $5 per duck, or 6 ducks for $25. 1st prize wins $100!
  • MSA's Infant/Toddler program will host a Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 14 from 9:00am - 12:00pm. The bazaar will feature vendors including: Paparazzi Jewelry, Origami Owl, Mary and Martha, CJ's Creations, Jamberry, Tiles by Design, Matilda Jane, Thirty One, It Works, Scentsy, Young Living Essential Oils, Stella and Dot, Charlie and Anna's Boutique, Harpykin Creations, Mary Kay, Bows, Tupperware, Little Divas, and a vendor with homemade soaps and lotions. This event is open to the public.
  • Spring Benefit - Saturday, March 12

Montessori Moment

Temple Grandin: The World Needs All Kinds of Thinkers

Temple Grandin, PhD, scientist and autism activist, explains how different people learn in different ways and why we should embrace all kinds of thinking.

Source: American Montessori Society

Temple Grandin: The World Needs All Kinds of Thinkers

Campus-Wide News

Weekly Schedule/Events

Upper School - A Week

Monday, September 28:

High School Math Club - 3:45 p.m.

Board Meeting

Rec Volleyball 5th/6th - 6:30 p.m.

Rec Volleyball 7th-9th - 7:15 p.m.

Tuesday, September 29:

Office Staff Meeting - 2:45 p.m.

T3 Covered Dish - 5:45 p.m.

Rec Volleyball 7th-9th - 6:30 p.m.

U12 Soccer - Civic Center - 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 30:

College Fair - T.L. Hanna High School

Administrative Council Meeting - 1:30 p.m.

Upper School Meeting - 3:45 p.m.

Thursday, October 1:

SCISA Volleyball (Home) vs. Anderson Christian - 5:30 p.m.

New Parent Meeting with Karen Holt - 6:30 p.m.

Rec Volleyball 5th/6th - 6:30 p.m.

Friday, October 2:

Tour - 2:00 p.m.

Family Fun NIght - Hispanic Heritage Festival

  • 5:30 p.m. - Stations and Food
  • 6:00 p.m. - Program

Caught in Action!

Lower Elementary mining for gems at Sheffield Mine in Franklin, NC.