Lyonsgate Classroom Updates Week of Nov. 21-25, 2022

Happy Monday Lyonsgate Families, Reminder: there is no school this Friday, Dec. 2, due to Parent-Teacher conferences. If you still need to select a conference time slot, please click here to do so. Toy Drive: Lyonsgate is accepting toys for the Salvation Army Toy Drive up until Dec. 15. Toys must be new and unopened, and they are especially looking for board games and dolls for children aged 2-6. Please drop toys off at the Lyonsgate Primary campus on Aberdeen Ave. at any time. Thank you.…


Lyonsgate Classroom Updates Week of Nov. 14-18, 2022

Hello Lyonsgate Families, Casa & Toddler parents, Show & Share is taking place this week. If you haven’t selected a day to visit yet please click here to do so. Parents of 3rd-year Casa students, please see the Elementary update for details of an Elementary Program Information Session in December. Parent-Teacher conferences at both the Primary and Elementary campuses are on Friday, Dec. 2. Please click here if you still need to select a time slot. Please see below for updates from your…


Administrative Update: Winter Reminders

Hello Lyonsgate Families, With the winter weather starting to arrive, we have a few reminders about how to keep everyone as comfortable and healthy as possible. Please see below for information about: Staying Healthy (letter from Hamilton Public Health) Please Check the Weather Daily Weather Appropriate Clothing Snow Day Closures Declared Cold Alert Days Staying Healthy We have all seen and heard that flu season and other respiratory afflictions are significant this year, and that children's…


Lyonsgate Classroom Updates Week of Nov. 7-11, 2022

Hello Lyonsgate Families, Casa & Toddler families: Show & Share is next week. If you haven’t selected a day to visit yet please click here to do so. Elementary families: Open Classroom is next Monday, Nov. 21. Parents are welcome to visit the classroom after school to view the students’ work and mingle with the classroom community. The classroom will be open to guests from 3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Details for both events can be found on your Lyonsgate calendar. Parent-Teacher…


Lyonsgate Classroom Updates Week of Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2022

Hello Lyonsgate Families, Remember to keep an eye on the school calendar for upcoming events and activities. Casa and Toddler students will welcome their parents into their classrooms for Primary Show & Share taking place Nov. 21-24. Please click here to select a day for your visit. Elementary Open Classroom is November 21. Elementary students have a field trip and some Friday activities coming up. Parent-Teacher conferences are on Dec. 2. There is no school that day. See below for…


Lyonsgate Classroom Updates Week of Oct. 24-28, 2022

Hello Lyonsgate Families, Parent Education for Primary (Casa & Toddler) parents is this Thursday, Nov. 3. The Toddler event — “Movement and the Mind” — is from 3:00-3:30 and the Casa event — “The Beauty of Boredom” — is from 3:45-4:30. We ask that all parents please enter through the grey door off the parking lot (where we do pick-up on rain days). If the students can avoid seeing you on your way in, it makes their extra time on the playground more enjoyable. Thank…


Lyonsgate Classroom Updates Week of Oct. 17-21, 2022

Hello Lyonsgate Families, Sorry your update is a bit later than usual; we’ve had quite the spate of illness amongst both students and staff over the last week. It will happen in any school setting, but please remember to use the school screening tool and to follow all requirements it contains. Thank you. Please read below for some wonderful updates from your children’s Montessori classrooms. Toddler Casa North Casa South Elementary Photo Gallery Toddler The cold & flu season…


Important Upcoming Dates Oct/Nov 2022

Hello Lyonsgate Families, Please note the upcoming dates throughout the remainder of October and into November: Thursday, Oct. 27: Primary (Casa & Toddler) School Photo Day. Monday, Oct. 31: Halloween: as noted in the Lyonsgate Parent Handbook, "We know that Halloween is a very exciting time for children. However, we ask that costumes and candy are not brought to school. They can be saved for after-school fun with family and friends." Thank you. Fall/Winter Hot Lunch Menu: the new, 4-week…


Lyonsgate Classroom Updates Week of Oct. 10-14, 2022

Hello Lyonsgate Families, The featured image is clementine/kiwi pumpkins Ms. Covic prepared for snack this past week. Fall is in the air and Halloween stories are starting to be shared. Please see below for updates from your children’s Montessori classrooms. Toddler Casa North Casa South Elementary Photo Gallery Toddler The Work of Toddlers: During the first three years of a child’s life a tremendous amount of development occurs. There is a lot of effort and hard work happening.…


Lyonsgate Classroom Updates Week of Oct. 3-7, 2022

Hello Lyonsgate Families, Hope you’re all finding your way out of the turkey haze. Please read below for updates from your children’s classrooms. Toddler Casa North Casa South Elementary Photo Gallery Toddler I hope that all of our families had an opportunity to slow down a little bit this weekend and take a moment to reflect and enjoy the changing season. There are so many treats for the senses: the colourful leaves falling everywhere, the cooking and baking smells coming from…