Lyonsgate Update Week of Jan. 23-27, 2023

Hello Lyonsgate Families, Please see below for updates from the past week at Lyonsgate Montessori School. Toddler Casa Elementary Photo Gallery Toddler It looks like winter has finally arrived at Lyonsgate! At last, the children were able to use the snow shovels that they have been eagerly eyeing in the shed the past few months. Although it was an extra short week with back-to-back snow and PD days, we managed to have a lot of fun, work hard, make art, dance, and bake a delicious cinnamon…

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Lyonsgate Update Week of Jan. 16-20, 2023

Hello Lyonsgate Families, With the start of the winter term we’re happy to announce the addition of Ms. Rebecca Bye to the staff at the Lyonsgate Primary campus. Ms. Bye will be filling the support role at Lyonsgate, so all of your Casa and Toddler children will get to know her as she supports all of the classrooms, covers recess and other outdoor periods, and lends her helping hands where needed. Ms. Bye will be in the role while Ms. Duhig is on maternity leave to welcome the third…

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Lyonsgate Update Week of Jan. 9-13, 2023

Toddler Casa Elementary Photo Gallery Toddler Happy New Year and welcome back Toddler families. I hope that everyone had a wonderful break with time to rest and time to connect with family. Naturally, this break from routine brings with it a time of readjustment but I am pleased to report that our returning toddlers have been able to slip back into the rhythm of the daily routine without much difficulty. It is remarkable to see how much everyone has grown in just two short weeks! Many of our…

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Lyonsgate Classroom Updates Week of Dec. 12-16, 2022

Hello Lyonsgate Families, This is the last week of school before the winter holiday. Thursday, Dec. 22 is the last day of school and we return on Monday, January 9, 2023. Please remember to submit registration forms for the 2023.2024 school year by Tuesday, Dec. 20 (see the Dec. 5 email “Registration for 2023.2024 School Year at Lyonsgate Montessori” for the form link). The image at the top, and in the gallery below, are Ms. Covics’ seasonal snack creations for the students.…

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Lyonsgate Classroom Updates Week of Dec. 5-9, 2022

Hello Lyonsgate Families, Good Morning Lyonsgate Families, Please see below for updates from your children’s Montessori classrooms. Toddler Casa North Casa South Elementary Photo Gallery Toddler Hello Toddler Parents, As the holiday approaches and the excitement mounts we can often see behavioural changes in our toddlers. Interruptions in routine, illness, big changes like a new sibling arriving, or small temporary changes such as a relative coming to visit for a day can be difficult…

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Lyonsgate Classroom Updates Week of Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2022

Hello Lyonsgate Families, Elementary Info Session: for parents of Casa students in their 3rd year is Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 3:30-4:15, at the Elementary campus, 248 Locke St. S. Casa students are welcome to remain at the Primary campus to join the after school program until 4:30. Please RSVP to elementary@lyonsgate.ca if you would like to attend. Toy Drive and Shoebox Project: The toy drive continues at the Primary campus; board games and dolls for children aged 2-6 are requested, but any…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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