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  • Children’s House Gift Giving Guide

    The leaves are falling and the cooler weather is hinting of the holiday season approaching.  During this time of the year, parents of children who attend Montessori schools find themselves researching engaging and enriching items for gifting during the holidays.  Searching for toys that support the child’s development can be an overwhelming exercise for parents. We would like to offer AMS families a few ideas to use when selecting items for children’s gifts.  

    Holiday Gifting by Jinny Gonzalez, AMS Early Childhood Coordinator
     
     
  • Gaines Creek Coffee Shop ~ Friday, Nov. 16

    Friday, November 16
    7:30 - 10:00 am
    Gaines Creek Adolescent Community, 5677 Oak Blvd.
     
    You are invited to the Gaines Creek studio/ kitchen where a delicious cup of coffee or tea and breakfast foods will be served to you by the adolescents. Relax and chat with other parents, bring a friend, or stop by to get a to-go cup of coffee and breakfast tacos.  At this Coffee Shop, we will be serving breakfast tacos and MUFFLES,  A combination of waffles and muffins.  Because, why not?
     
    The Gaines Creek students and their families will be participating in Coffee Shop from 7:30 to 8:30 am. You are also welcome to join us at that time however if you can come after 8:30 am we will be able to give you our full attention and quicker service.   
     
    We hope to see you there!
     
    The Gaines Creek Coffee Shop Team
  • Interest Survey: Flu Shot Clinic for 2019

    Would you like AMS to offer flu shots on campus?  Please take a moment to complete the following survey.  If there is enough interest, we will look into this for the fall of 2019.  The estimated cost is $35/person and you would be responsible for filing with your insurance.  Click here to complete the survey.
  • Join us for “An Evening with Jesse Gevirtz”

    Tuesday, November 27
    7 - 8:30 pm
    Terra/Nova Classrooms, 2906 Jones Rd.
     
    On Tuesday, Nov. 27, Jesse Gevirtz, Pedagogical Coordinator and Guide from the AMS Adolescent Community will host an evening to discuss the transition from childhood to adolescence. We invite parents to send in their questions on the developmental psychology and brain development of adolescents, parenting an adolescent, and the AMS Adolescent Community. Please submit questions and RSVP to the event with this form. Please submit your questions by Monday, Nov. 5. Jesse will incorporate them into his presentation, and there will also be time for additional questions during the Q&A session.
     
    Thank you,
    Austin Montessori School
     
  • 2018-2019 Annual Fund Drive

    Welcome to the 2018-2019 Annual Fund Drive! You should have received an email kicking off this year’s Annual Fund. We are starting off this year’s drive with 100% Board of Trustees participation and we are working towards 100% staff participation. We are now striving to meet our remaining monetary and participation goals - $125,000 and 100% parent participation. Last year we achieved a record 95% participation from current parents, let’s break that record this year!
     
    This campaign is a very important principal fundraiser for our school that plays a vital role in our operating budget.  We have increased our fundraising goal by $25,000 this year, we need every family to contribute to the best of their abilities.
     
    Please help us grow momentum with the Annual Fund by clicking the link below and making your pledge today! Thank you for your continued support of Austin Montessori School.
     
     

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