The Trillium

HTM News and Events | February 2017

A Note from our Head of School

Dear HTM Community,


Thank you for your ongoing support and participation in campus life here at HTM! I appreciate all of you who came to our recent Parent Meeting - it was great to celebrate all we have going on with our community!


Our new SCRIP program is in full swing and we are so encouraged by your enthusiasm! We are all excited about this opportunity to give back to the school on items you already purchase. If you haven't yet signed up for your training spot, make sure you reserve one (be on the lookout for an email from signupgenius.com). This program is going to be a huge boost for our families and will help many people with tuition as well as personal contribution goals!


It's going to be a busy spring, so be sure you save the dates for April 8 (Family Work Day) and May 5 and 6 (our Spring Celebration). We'll be in touch with more information as the dates approach, but we would love to see each family at these events.


Have a great February!

Love, Kate

Put Down Roots with Family Legacy Trees

We're excited to announce a new opportunity to work with your children to leave your mark on our new campus: our Family Legacy Tree program! Make some wonderful memories and help to beautify our campus when you purchase and plant a tree together.


Each tree will have a marker signifying the donor family. This is a great way to celebrate your children, honor a family member, remember a loved one who has passed away, or give tribute to a meaningful organization or cause. You'll leave behind a wonderful legacy with a tree that will continue to grow and contribute to the beauty of our campus long after your children have moved on.


More details, including purchasing and placement info, are coming soon. For now be sure to save the date for April 8th, our Family Work Day. We'll be coming together as families to plant our trees and work to make our campus look fantastic. You won't want to miss it!

Moms' Night

Calling all HTM Moms - don't forget to join us this Thursday (February 9) evening for a fun, relaxing evening together! Get all the details here. Bring your favorite beverage and a dish to share and come enjoy some great company. We will see you there!

Coffee with Kate

Our next "Coffee with Kate" is scheduled for this Friday, February 10 immediately after morning drop off. This is a fantastic opportunity to spend some time with our Head of School as well as other HTM families within a casual, drop-in setting. Whether you are a new family or you have been with HTM since we started in 2009, we encourage you to stop by to say hello. It's a great way to build relationships with other members of our awesome Holy Trinity Montessori community!

Parent-Teacher Conferences Coming Soon

Be on the lookout from your child's teacher about info on Parent-Teacher conferences which will happen later this month. Different classrooms will host conferences on different dates and times, so make sure you arrange your conferences and confirm your time slots with your teachers.

Spring Celebration

Make sure you save the date for our Spring Celebration, coming up May 5 and 6! We have many plans in the works and will be sharing all the details soon.


For now, make sure you invite your child's grandparents and special friends to see him or her perform in the School Musical on Friday evening, May 5. Our children will be working hard between now and the performance to learn all their lines, songs, and dances and build their sets, create their programs, and more. It is truly a production that you will not want to miss! Plan to stick around after the show and celebrate this big accomplishment with a Celebration Dinner together with our HTM community.


Saturday May 6 will begin with a family obstacle course-slash-mud run and a pancake breakfast. The afternoon will be full of special events, including the official Blessing of the School and our ribbon cutting at a ceremony to honor those who helped make our new school possible. Following this memorable moment, we'll enjoy a special concert and a festival including games, inflatables, and more.


Stay tuned for all the details...we will be in touch with those soon. In the meantime, get excited about this wonderful opportunity to celebrate and give thanks for our beautiful campus together!

VIP of the Month

We want to give special recognition and thanks to a Very Important Parent, Gette Rech!


Gette has always been incredibly enthusiastic about our school. She has organized multiple fundraisers over the years and has been crucial in the process of empowering and mobilizing our HTM parents to serve, contribute, and support our school. Her enthusiasm and encouragement are so important to us - she never complains but frequently offers amazing ideas and solutions.


This semester alone, Gette organized our first clothing sale with a goal to raise $500 for the school. Thanks to her commitment and determination, the sale was a complete success - Gette and her helpers raised more than $1,100! Additionally, Gette spearheaded a fundraiser for Super Bowl Squares which of course was a big hit among our community. Beyond this, Gette has organized our Super Saver book sales and rallies our parent community to contribute with Kroger Plus Cards and many other solutions which make a huge difference for our school.


We are so thankful for parents who see a need and take the initiative to make a difference. Gette, we are GRATEFUL to have you as a part of the Holy Trinity Montessori community and we HONOR you for all that you do!!

Law Explorers Camp

Do you have a rising 6th - 8th grader who shows an interest in law? Law Explorers Camp is a fun way to experiment and learn what it's like to be a lawyer!


Belmont University is hosting this fun and educational camp this summer. Campers will learn more about the American Legal System, the Constitution, aspects of criminal law, ethical obligations of lawyers and judges, and components of a trial.


To learn more, please click here.

Calendar and Events

FEBRUARY

2/3 - Coffee with Kate

2/9 - Moms Night, 6pm in the Multi-Purpose Room

2/17 - Teacher In-Service Day: No School


MARCH

3/20-3/24 Spring Break: School Closed


APRIL

4/8 - Family Tree Planting and School Beautification Day

4/14 - Good Friday: School Closed


MAY

5/5 - Spring Celebration, Day 1: Grandparents and Special Friends' Day / Spring Musical Performance; Early Dismissal

5/6 - Spring Celebration, Day 2: Community-Wide Celebration / School Blessing, Games, Live Music, Food Trucks, and More

5/29 - Memorial Day: School Closed

5/31 - Last Day of School: Early Dismissal, School Picnic after Dismissal

About Us

Founded in 2009, Holy Trinity Montessori currently serves children ages 18 months through 6th grade with a unique and personal Montessori educational experience with a Christian perspective. Everything we do is influenced by our three key values: Peace, Knowledge, and Faith.


In January 2017 we opened our beautiful new campus, located in the serene hills of Nashville, Tennessee near the Natchez Trace.