Kingwood Montessori

February News 2016

February Updates

Re-enrollment packets for the 2016-2017 school year will be coming home on February 3rd. The HISD and KM Calendars will be available on February 10th.

At Kingwood Montessori, it is our goal to offer the best education possible for your child. As we move into February we are excited to announce that we have a new physical education teacher, Patricia Gadda who is a certified PE specialist. She will be working with the Toddlers and the Early Childhood students on Wednesday mornings, and the Elementary students on Thursday afternoons.

Teddy Tennis, an after school company, is offering a "Demo Day" on February 10th, they plan to create an afterschool group in the spring for children 2.5 to 6 years.

Jump Rope for Heart will be introduced to the students on February 17 and will culminate in a Jump Day on March 2.

We wish you all a healthy and happy February.

Upcoming Events

February 3 -29 - Re-enrollment for 2016-2017 for current students and siblings only

February 3 - Teddy Tennis Information sent home

February 8 - Jump Rope for Heart Kick-Off - Envelopes come home

February 10 - Teddy Tennis Taster Day

February 12 - "Friendship Day"/Noon Dismissal/Extended Care until 4:00 p.m.

February 15 - Student Holiday/Staff Development

February 17 - Patricia Gadda, our new PE Teachers starts class

February 17 - Amanda Krippel will present the Jump Rope for Heart program

February 23 - Pine Woods Screening Services – Hearing, Vision, Color Deficiencies, Diabetes. Separate forms will be sent home in order to arrange the testing services.

March 2 - Jump Rope for Heart "JUMP DAY!" The students will skip rope in their PE lesson.

March 7 – 11 - Stanford 10 Elementary Testing Week

Why Give to KM Annual Giving?

  1. I want to effect change in our community through education.
  2. I want to support Kingwood Montessori's growth.
  3. I want to leave a legacy.
  4. I feel fortunate and want to give something back to others.
  5. I need a tax deduction.

Next Board Of Trustees Meeting

6:00-7:30 pm, Friday, February 19, 2016

We are looking for new board members and advisors. If you believe that you have knowledge and talent to move our mission forward, please send an introductory letter to the Director, Kate Broughton. If you have any questions or recommendations for our board we would love to hear from you.

We are extremely grateful for the exceptional members of our Board of Trustees who give their time and wisdom free in order for us to follow our mission.

Trustees: Andrea Badot, Kate Broughton, Fonda Coleman, Keith Coleman, Nadeem Mazhar, Stewart Nelson, Fred Rosenberg, Jesse Sproles, Mark Broughton.

What is your Vision for Kingwood Montessori?

The Staff and Board of Trustees of Kingwood Montessori are currently working on the "Vision" for a new school building. If you have any ideas, hopes or dreams, or you would like to be part of a KM2 working group, please send us your thoughts.