Updates & Announcements

January 2022 Return to School Information

Hello Lyonsgate Community, Following yesterday's provincial announcement about the return to school next week we have been receiving further details and are expecting more soon. Here is everything we know so far: Primary Campus Return: Primary (Casa and Toddler) will open to students on Monday, January 3. Elementary Campus Return: Elementary will open to students on Wednesday, January 5. Required Daily Screening: Validation of screening is in effect until further notice. The list of…


Lyonsgate Update Dec. 17 2021: Winter Break!

Happy Winter Break Lyonsgate Families, Enjoy the next two weeks of holiday celebrating, and hopefully some resting and relaxing. We are back to school on Monday, January 3. <Sigh...> Here's the latest COVID info: As you all know, vaccines for everyone — boosters for 18+ and kids 5-11 — are being heavily promoted. City of Hamilton's Vaccine Booking Page Pharmacy Vaccine Locations It is not noted on the City's site, but a recent CBC news article reports a shorter interval for…


Lyonsgate Update Dec. 10 2021: Holiday COVID Info, and More

Hello Lyonsgate Families, Registration for current students and their siblings opened last Friday. Please check your inbox for an email from Dec. 3 with registration information and the link to the 2022.2023 registration form. Please submit registration forms by December 15. Payment is not due until January 14, 2022. Thank you. Also THANK YOU for all of your donations to the Elementary students’ Shoebox Project initiative and the Primary campus Toy Drive for the Salvation Army. Your…


Lyonsgate Update Dec. 3 2021: French, Charity, and Registration

Happy Friday Lyonsgate Families, Lyonsgate Charitable Actions Lyonsgate is undertaking a few charitable drives for the holiday season, one at the Primary campus and two at the Elementary campus by the students there: Primary Toy Drive: We are accepting donations of new and unwrapped toys suitable for children up to age 14 for the Salvation Army to distribute. They have let us know that they are quite low on toys for children this year. We can accept donations up to December 15. Thank you.…


Lyonsgate Update Nov. 25, 2021: Parent-Teacher Conferences Tomorrow

Happy Thursday Lyonsgate Families, Both Lyonsgate campuses are closed tomorrow for parent-teacher conferences. Thank you all for signing up. You should have received an email on Wednesday afternoon with instructions on how to connect with your children's teachers. Please contact us if you did not or if you have any questions. It is a PA day and children are at home, but please try to plan for 20 minutes where you can speak with your child's teacher, about your child, without children present.…


Lyonsgate Update Nov. 19 2021: Lyonsgate Clothing is Back

Hello Lyonsgate Community, Next Friday, Nov. 26, is a PA day for the first set of parent-teacher conferences of the school year. If you have not had a chance to sign up yet, please do so by clicking here. We have a number of items for you this week, and will be back to full classroom updates next week (but we do have a gallery of photos for you). Please see below for: Winter wear and weather. Lyonsgate clothing now available! Shoeboxes for Elementary. Toy Drive at Primary. Upcoming COVID-19…


Lyonsgate Update Nov. 12, 2021: Observation & Conferences

Happy Friday Lyonsgate Families, Friday, November 26 is a PA day and both Lyonsgate campuses will be closed to accommodate parent-teacher conferences. Parent-teacher conferences are 20 minutes in length and will once again take place via Zoom. Please look for a separate email closer to conference time containing the relevant Montessori guides’ Personal Meeting ID (PMI) and Passcode. At the time of your child’s conference simply open your Zoom app, click on “Join,” and…


Lyonsgate Update Nov. 4, 2021: PD Day Tomorrow

Hello Lyonsgate Families, We have a few quick reminders and notes for you this week before you hear from your children’s classrooms: Remember that tomorrow, Friday, November 5, is a PD day at both Lyonsgate campuses. Also remember that the clocks fall back one hour this weekend. Casa and Toddler Families, school photo day at the Primary campus will be next Friday, November 12. Due to ongoing COVID restrictions, we will not be holding an in-person winter concert this year. Please try to…


Lyonsgate Update Oct. 29, 2021: Boo!

Hello Lyonsgate Families, Thank you for another wonderful week with your children. There is much Halloween excitement in the air. We always ask that Halloween remains a fun family event and that candy and treats stay at home and don’t sneak their way into pockets, backpacks, or lunches (for our Elementary students). Have spooky time this weekend and we’ll hear all about it on Monday. Reminder: next Friday, Nov. 5, is a PD Day. Lyonsgate staff will be attending a virtual Montessori…


Lyonsgate Update: Oct. 22, 2021 News from the Classrooms

Hello Lyonsgate Families, This week we have some updates for you from the Casa and Toddler Montessori guides about how the school year is going so far — progress, interests, goals, and beautiful moments — as well as more about the ongoing Montessori great work at the Elementary campus. We want to remind everyone that the next PD day is in two weeks on Friday, Nov. 5. We'd also like to emphasize the importance of consistency for Montessori students, especially our younger children who may still…