Lyonsgate Weekly Update | June 28, 2019

Hello Lyonsgate Montessori Families, I want to thank you for reading along all year. My hope is that these weekly updates have helped keep you informed about what's going on at Lyonsgate Montessori School, and offered you glimpses inside your children's Montessori environments. It's been a true pleasure getting to know your children this year. I think you have made an excellent choice in choosing Montessori education for your children. My own children attended Montessori and I have seen…

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Lyonsgate Weekly Update | June 13, 2019

Hello Lyonsgate Montessori Families, Next week is the last week of school! These last few weeks of the school year always seem to sneak up on us more quickly than a toddler can dismantle a tidy house. Your children are very busy finishing up work and seeking out last-minute presentations, and your children's Montessori guides are busy preparing final reports and making sure everyone is ready for next year, and for a well-deserved summer break. Your children's Montessori guides have also been…

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Lyonsgate Weekly Update | June 7, 2019

Hello Lyonsgate Montessori Families, Remember, Lyonsgate will be closed on Friday, June 14, for year-end parent-teacher conferences. There are still a few time slots available in some classes for after school conferences during the week leading up to Friday. Childcare will be available during your conference time. Conferences are 20 minutes in length and take place in your child's Montessori classroom. Please be on time and do not stay beyond your scheduled time slot so that we can keep…

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Lyonsgate Weekly Update | May 31, 2019

Hello Lyonsgate Montessori Families, Parent-teacher conferences: Lyonsgate will be closed on Friday, June 14, for year-end parent-teacher conferences. There are also a few conference time slots available after school during the week leading up. Childcare will be available during your conference time. Conferences are 20 minutes in length and take place in your child's Montessori classroom. Please be on time and do not stay beyond your scheduled time slot so that we can keep everybody on…

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Lyonsgate Weekly Update | May 24, 2019

Hello Lyonsgate Montessori Families, Only one more week (and a bit) for parent observations in the Casa and Elementary Montessori environments. Observations in your child's classroom are 20 minutes in duration and occur during the morning work cycle. Before your observation, please review the Observation Guidelines for Casa, and/or for the Elementary program. Please click the relevant link(s) below to schedule your observation: Casa North: Click here to schedule in Casa North (Ms. Boyle).…

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Lyonsgate Weekly Update | May 16, 2019

Hello Lyonsgate Montessori Families, Happy Birthday Queen Victoria! Lyonsgate staff are observing at other Montessori schools today or are spending the day at the Primary campus developing the Montessori environments (we're never done). We'll see you all on Tuesday. Parent Observations are continuing in the Casa and Elementary Montessori environments until June 4. Observations in your child's classroom are 20 minutes in duration and occur during the morning work cycle. Before your observation,…

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Lyonsgate Weekly Update | May 10, 2019

Hello Lyonsgate Montessori Families, Happy Mothers' Day! We're wishing all of our wonderful Montessori moms the very happiest of Mothers' Days. Be sure to remind your family you spoil you, and make sure they have all the ingredients to make you brunch, and show them how to clean up properly afterwards, and where everything is to help with the other household chores, and let them know where the closest flower shops are, and what time they open on Sunday morning, oh, and be sure to remind them…

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Lyonsgate Weekly Update | May 3, 2019

Hello Lyonsgate Montessori Families, This week, Lyonsgate began our participation in the annual Kirkendall Food Drive in support of Mission Services. Elementary students were out distributing collection bags to our neighbours this week, and both Lyonsgate campuses are drop-off locations for donations through Monday, May 6. Please remember that non-perishable donations coming to either Lyonsgate campus must be nut-free, and that personal hygiene items are very welcome. Mission Services serves…

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Lyonsgate Weekly Update | April 26, 2019

Hello Lyonsgate Montessori Families, Thank you to all of you that were able to attend the Parent Education evening last night. It was wonderful to see so many Lyonsgate parents being actively involved in learning more about how Montessori education works and understanding how your children work to acquire knowledge. For those that couldn't make it, we understand. Life is busy and there are other evening activities and sometimes we're just tired and once we're home for the night, that is where…

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Lyonsgate Weekly Update | April 18, 2019

Hello Lyonsgate Montessori Families, Happy Easter! Your update is a day early this week as there is no school tomorrow, April 19 (Good Friday), or on Monday, April 22 (Easter Monday). Your next Parent Education Evening is coming up on Thursday, April 25. From 3:30-4:00 the Toddler guides will be discussing and demonstrating the Practical Life area of the Montessori environment, both for your growing knowledge of Montessori and to give parents some ideas for the summer that will also help…

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