Updates & Announcements

Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020

Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 Hello Lyonsgate Montessori Families, We’re giving you all a day off tomorrow — Friday, Feb. 14 — to celebrate Valentine’s Day! It’s actually a PD day that takes us into the Family Day statutory holiday on Monday, Feb. 17. Lyonsgate is closed both days and we will see everyone back at school on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Have a great long weekend whether you’re travelling or staying cozy. Toddler: Grace and courtesy in the…


Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Feb. 7, 2020

Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Feb. 7, 2020Hello Lyonsgate Community, We are halfway through this short winter term and this week we have updates from some of your children’s classroom assistants. Enjoy! We also have some info about school and illness for you. T’is the season and germs are being shared; we’ve had an upswing in the number of children and staff coming down with colds recently. You will also find a letter from Hamilton Public Health regarding coronavirus.…


Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Jan. 24, 2020

Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 Happy Friday Lyonsgate Families, Thank you to those of you who made it to the Parent Education event this week. We host Parent Education events so you can learn a little more about the Montessori education you have chosen for your children, and this one gave you a chance to ask questions of kids who have made their way through full Montessori programs or joined Montessori after some experience in public or other educational systems. Lyonsgate…


Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Jan. 17, 2019

Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Jan. 17, 2019 Parent Education: Montessori Outcomes: Looking Ahead (The Days are Long but the Years are Short) Many people associate Montessori pedagogy with early years education and are most familiar with Montessori environments at the Toddler and Casa levels.  Montessori is an evidence-based, whole-child education theory that applies to all four planes of development, from infancy through age 24. Please join us for a parent education evening with the…


Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Jan. 10, 2019

Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Jan. 10, 2019Welcome to the winter term Lyonsgate Community, This is the shortest term of the year as we work through January and February into the March Break, but it remains busy. We have sibling registrations open now and will be finalizing next year’s registrations at the end of the month with offers to families on our wait lists, there is a Parent Education evening on Jan. 23, Elementary students will be rock climbing and learning gymnastics, Toddler…


Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Dec. 13, 2019

Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 Next week is the last week of the fall term before we break for the winter holiday. The last day of school is Thursday, December 19. We return to school on Monday, January 6. The Winter Concert is also on Thursday, Dec. 19, from 2:30-3:30. Please note: there is no After School or Extended Care after the concert. See below for more concert details. Reminder: Registration for returning Lyonsgate Montessori students is now available. Please check…


Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Dec. 6, 2019

Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Dec. 6, 2019Happy December Lyonsgate Families, We’re almost finished the first term and it is time to start preparing for the next school year. Please check your inboxes for an email containing a link to the registration form for the 2020.2021 school year. At this time we are only making registration available to current students returning next year. In January we will open registrations to siblings of current Lyonsgate students, followed by offers of…


Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, November 29, 2019

Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Nov. 29, 2019Hello Lyonsgate Families, We appreciate you all finding the time to come in for Parent-Teacher conferences this week. The opportunity to sit down with you and keep you up to date on your children’s development and progress is essential to better understanding how we can all work together to give your children the best environments in which to grow and learn. Montessori can be a little mysterious, and is significantly different than the…


Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Nov. 22, 2019

Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Nov. 22, 2019Good Afternoon Lyonsgate Families, Don’t forget there is a PA Day next Friday, Nov. 29, for the Parent-Teacher conferences. Childcare will be available during your conference time. If you still need to sign up for a Parent-Teacher conference time, please click here. Your children’s Montessori guides have updates about the progress in the classrooms now that we are heading into the final weeks of the fall term. It’s important that…


Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

Lyonsgate Weekly Update | Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 Hello Lyonsgate Community, We almost had our first snow day of the school year this week! Please check the “Handbook Highlight” section of this update for information on how we call and communicate snow days. Speaking of snow, please be sure children have appropriate outdoor weather gear each day, and that EVERYTHING is labelled: mitts, hats, scarves, even boots. Many children have the same or very similar winter wear. This week, your…