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Montessori Moment
Montessori School of Bowling Green is an exceptional place for children to explore, grow, and achieve.

Graduate students, Zac and Tyler, who spent the fall semester studying Montessori methodology had this to say: "We are both quite interested in the Montessori style of teaching/learning. Our instructor for the class we completed observations for is actually a product of the Montessori schooling! The hands on learning and adult life-task learning is a great way to prepare responsible children. The hands on aspect seems to bring out the critical thinking and gets the students to rely on themselves or peers when problem solving. The way that the different levels plan out their own daily schedule of how to tackle the subjects was interesting to observe as well; it certainly lets students feel more involved with their education and empowers them to learn. Overall, we think the Montessori method is great."

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Calendar
Monday, January 7
Karate Lil' Dragons, 3:15-4:00pm, Oberheu
Community Toddler Music Class, 6:00pm, Guglielmi
Daisy Girl Scout Troop, 6:30pm

Tuesday, January 8
Parent Chat, 8:45am
Karate for Youth, 3:15-4:00pm, Oberheu 

Wednesday, January 9
Community Music Class, 10:30am
Chess Club, Beginners, 4pm, Rm 201
Chess Club, Intermediate, 4:45pm, Rm 201

Thursday, January 10
Karate Lil' Dragons, 3:15-4:00pm, Oberheu

Friday, January 11
First delivery of Spring Subs
Karate for Youth, 3:15-4:00pm, Oberheu 


full calendar is available online:
http://www.montessorischoolbg.org
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News

Spring Semester Forms 

Extracurriculars
NEW:World Language Classes
In conjunction with the BGSU Lanuage Services Group, we will be offering Chinese and German classes to all students. CLICK HERE for the registration form.

Creative Movement
Join Miss Kathy Humphrey to Creative Movement/Dance classes, available for any age. CLICK HERE for the registration form.

Karate
Lil' Dragons and Youth Karate classes are available to all children 4 and older. CLICK HERE for  the registration form.

Chess
A 10 week Beginner and Intermediate Chess session will begin in January. CLICK HERE for the flyer. CLICK HERE for the registration form.

Bowling
Al-Mar Lanes offers an after school bowling league. CLICK HERE for the registration form.

Pizza/Subs
A new semester of pizza and subs will be starting in January.
Download next semester's forms:
Spring Sub Order Form
Spring Pizza Order Form

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who donated books to the library from the recent book fair.  It helps to keep our collection fresh and the students excited about finding new items in the library.
 
Thanks for thinking of us!
Miss Stephanee

Save on Taxes


Please remember that "daycare" is a deductible expense. Since Bowling Green City Schools only offers ½ day (2.5 hrs) kindergarten, full day students at MSBG (6.5 hrs) can count 4.0 hrs as daycare (meaning 61.53% of their tuition is tax deductable); half day students can count 100% of their tuition as daycare as long as they attend a BG school the other ½ day. All extended care (any age) and all preschool tuition is also tax deductable. Please email Leigh Ann McKinney, our Business Manager, at leighann@montessorischoolbg.org if you need a childcare credit expense report.

 

 

 

 

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Montessori Mardi Gras Gala
The Gala this year on February 23, 2013 is a new kind of party.

Our Mardi Gras theme means the Nazareth Hall event will be filled with jugglers, dancers, and even a stilt walker to put you in a Bourbon Street frame of mind.

We will be in the Cadet West ballroom this year and will have grazing stations.

Promote Your Business
Think about promoting your business or organization by making a donation to the auction.
This year we're also auctioning off many "experiences," so if you have a talent (cooking? sports? art?), think about offering a lesson for kids or adults.

MSBG is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization; all donations are tax deductible.
 
 

 
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Save the Date

January 17
Open House
8am-4:30pm

February 1

3rd-6th Grade Dance

February 23
Montessori Gala at Nazareth Hall

February 24 to March 2
Montessori Education Week

May 3
Spring Carnival

A full calendar is available on our website at all times.
Community News
The Wood County Historical Museum has many upcoming events. CLICK HERE for more information.

BGSU School of Art has upcoming ARTalks and Events. CLICK HERE for more information.

Wood County District Public Library has some great events. CLICK HERE for more information.
News
Each week, the classroom all update their news page on our website for your enjoyment.
East  Classroom
West Classroom
Lower Elementary Classroom
Upper Elementary Classroom
Parent Chat

Join Miss Sue on Tuesdays at 8:45am in the foyer to chat!

January 8
New Year's Resolutions for Parents

January 15
Moving UP: Transitioning your child from one level to the next

January 22
Q & A
Happy Thoughts

MSBG Wishes to send our happy thoughts to:


Everyone as we return to our 'normal' schedules. :)

WELCOME Sebastian Celli. He joined the East classroom. His older siblings attended MSBG. His parents are Larissa and Carlo.


Do you have a happy thought? Please share it with us today.



Rentals

Things to keep in mind...Another benefit of being part of the MSBG school community is the option to rent our facility. MSBG has a rental agreement policy and has beautiful rooms and kitchens available for your event. Stop in the office for more information. (419) 352-4203 
GL Scrip
Every week our school places an order for gift cards (actual cards and many online code options) from all types of retailers including Walmart, Home Depot, Chili’s, Amazon.com, Elder Beerman, and hundreds of other establishments.  Each purchase earns a tuition rebate from anywhere between 2% and 18% of your purchase depending on the store. 

Login to 
shopwithscrip.com 
to check out all that is available.  Send an e-mail to 
Alisa.Suelzer@gmail.com
if you would like to have detailed registration instructions sent to you.  Earning free money has never been easier!

CLICK HERE 
for the instruction sheet for Kroger Reward and GL Scrip. Earn FREE MONEY today!
Save on Taxes Today
100 % of our Board of Directors as well as our MSBG Faculty/Staff contribute financially to the school's annual campaign fund. MSBG is a 501(c)3 non-profit charity. You can donate to the school and your contribution is fully deductible to the extent of the law.
Kroger Update
UPDATE!

All Kroger rewards have been posted to your account. We will keep you posted as we learn from Kroger what their future plans are. 
Notes
Vending Machine
Did you know? A portion of the proceeds from the 7up vending machine located by the head of the Slippery Elm Trail benefits MSBG!

Foyer Coffee
Join us for coffee everyday in the foyer and muffins on Friday; a service-learning opportunity provided by our Upper Elementary students! 


 
Easy Ways to Help our School!
We collect BOX TOPS and JUICE BOX pouches to raise money for special activities.  Click HERE for fascinating new programs related to BOX TOPS. 

 
We also collect LABELS FOR EDUCATION. The labels are exchanged for school products.

Love TARGET? They have a rewards program that helps benefit MSBG as a nonprofit organization. Click HERE to sign up today!



Kroger Community Rewards
 To sign up, you simply need to login to your Kroger Plus website account and link the Kroger Community Rewards benefit to MSBG (our number is 80235).  The money benefits programming, scholarships and purchase of materials.

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