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Montessori Moment: National Join Hands Day

The Bowling Green Arbor Troup, sponsored by the Gleaner Life Insurance Society, aims to serve the community by working closely with local organizations to assist in projects that make a difference. Joy Collins, Special Representative for the Arbor Troup, contacted the Montessori School to see what needs the school had. The school’s focus on environmental education has led to several new projects, including the idea to plant a community garden.
The Arbor Troup decided to select the Montessori School’s community garden as their project for this year’s National Join Hands Day.
The National Join Hands day is a national day of service when youth and adults work together to plan and implement project that benefit their local communities. National Join Hands Day gives Americans the opportunity to reach out to people they don’t know, to connect generations and to develop new relationships.
This Saturday, May 5, adults and youth will be clearing a garden bed, filling it with soil donated from All Seasons Landscape, and preparing the garden area for planting. The oldest students at the school have been growing a variety of vegetables from seed in the classrooms. When the plants are ready, they will be planted outside in the community garden.
The Arbor Troup also donated a large compost bin and two large rain barrels they purchased from the Wood, Soil and Water Conservation group to be used by the students at the school. Students will collect their food scraps to be put in the composter and then used for soil for the garden. Students will also use the rain they collect in the rain barrels to water the plants in the garden.

This National Join Hands Day project will take place at the Montessori School of BG, 515 Sand Ridge Road, from 12noon-2pm this Saturday, May 5. Community members of all ages are welcome to attend. Call Jessica Hover to sign up today. 419.352.4203, Jessica@Montessorischoolbg.org.

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Saturday, May 5
National Join Hands Day
Free Lunch and Community Gardening

Monday, May 7
Gl Scrip Orders due, 8:30am 
Lil' Dragons Karate, 3:15-3:45pm
Track and Field, 3:15-4:15pm
Educational Outcomes Committee, 3:30pm
Daisy Scout Meeting, 6:30pm

Tuesday, May 8

Karate for Youth, 3:15-4:00pm, Oberheu

May 9
Miss Sue's Parent Chat, 8:45am, Foyer
PTO Meeting, 7pm, Lower

Thursday, May 10
Al-Mar Lanes Bowling Program, 3:15pm
Karate Lil' Dragons, 3:15-3:45pm, Oberheu
Youth Yoga, 3:15-3:45pm, Room 201
Faculty Yoga, 3:45-4:45pm, Room 201

Friday, May 11
Spring Arts and Music Program,  9:00-10:30am
Track and Field, 3:15-4:15pm
Karate for Youth, 
3:15-4:00pm, Oberheu 

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

Spring Arts and Music Program

Friday, May 11

9:00-9:20am Early Childhood music performance with Miss Susan

9:30-10am    Elementary music performances with Miss Margaret 

10:00-10:30  5th and 6th year band performance with Miss Teresa

Spanish songs will be incorporated into the music program. Art, Spanish and Physical Education displays will be available around the school for all to enjoy.

Albert Yang!

Albert is the official state-winner in the 2012 Wildlife Forever STATE-FISH ART Contest. His art was selected the most outstanding from OH in the K-3 category. Albert's family is also invited to the Annual STATE-FISH ART EXPO in Little Rock, AK.
We think this is a great honor for Albert and MSBG. 


Summer Fun at MSBG


Parents and kids, join us Tuesdays from 10:00-12:00 all summer long!
• Play on the playgrounds
• Pack a picnic
• Walk the trail
No registration is necessary,
but children must be
accompanied by
an adult.
Questions? Call 352-4203




GL Scrip can work for You! 

In these times, every family could use some extra help to pay their children’s tuition.  GL Scrip is an excellent tool to provide this assistance.  The program allows you to buy gift cards from most of your favorite stores, restaurants, and service establishments and pays a percent of your purchase back to the school in your name that will be applied to your tuition.    All you have to do is shop and dine in the places you normally frequent and use the gift cards as your payment.  Earning free money doesn’t get much easier than that! 
Here are some examples of the many rebates available at GL Scrip:
  •  Bob Evans 9.74%
  •  Elder Beerman 9.74% (includes a 2% bonus until the end of April)
  •  Home Depot 3.74%
  •  Children’s Place 11.74%
  •  Land’s End 15.74%
  •  AND MANY MORE!!!!!
All ordering is done online.  Orders are submitted every Monday morning at 8:30 and your cards are available to pick up in the front office by 9am that same Thursday.  There are also many e-cards available immediately that can be printed at home.  These are found under the ScripNow! feature on the website.  To get started, login to www.shopwithscrip.com or contact Alisa Suelzer at (419)354-8400 or e-mail Alisa.Suelzer@gmail.com to get detailed instructions. 
The registration code for MSBG is 9C4F114515148. Note that registration in the online Presto Pay program is required to pay for gift cards.

It’s Kroger


For all of you that receive tuition rebates through your Kroger Plus card, please note that you must RE-ENROLL each card during the month of April in order to continue benefits without interruption for the coming year.  The Kroger Community Rewards program year runs from May to May.  At the end of each year, Kroger requires that each Kroger Plus member re-establish their link to MSBG or benefits will no longer be paid.  Kroger has a designated pool of money that is given each quarter to those that are enrolled.  Because it takes many members awhile to login and re-enroll, it really benefits you to login right away and receive benefits in the 1st quarter.  The 1st quarter has historically been the largest payout per participant.  So don’t delay – re-enroll today!!!
Instructions to re-enroll your Kroger Plus Card:
1.        Go to www.kroger.com
2.       Click the sign in button on the banner near the top of the screen and enter login info
3.       Click on My Account
4.       Click on Community Rewards and select “Edit Community Rewards Information”
5.       For the 1st option, type in “80235” and hit “Search”
6.       For the 2nd item, select “Montessori School of Bowling Green”
7.       Save the changes at the bottom
8.       Enjoy your tuition rebates for another year!
If you have any questions, contact Alisa.Suelzer@gmail.com.  Also please let Alisa know if you register any new cards so that she is sure to credit your account for the rebates received.

PTO News

PTO wants to thank everyone for making the Spring Carnival such a fun evening and huge success! A special thank you to the Myles Family for generously donating dinner and desserts and to the parents who helped with set-up and clean-up!
Our final PTO meeting of the year will be held Wednesday, May 9 at 7:00pm. We will discuss and vote on the final allocation of PTO funds, introduce the 2012-2013 PTO officers and review events for next year. The meetings are open to ALL
parents and teachers, and we would love to have you join us!

Board Nominations

We are actively seeking recommendations for potential new members of our MSBG Board of Directors. Parents and friends of MSBG are very helpful in reaching out to potential volunteers so we are seeking your recommendations. Generally we are looking for individuals who are involved in the community or who have experience with nonprofits. We are especially looking for someone with fundraising and development expertise. Mostly we want individuals who will be passionate about MSBG! Please let us know of any individuals in the Bowling Green area who you would recommend. They do not have to be directly connected to MSBG. If you have any questions, please contact the school office. Click HERE for the form.




Book Fair Thank you!

Thank you to all our volunteers for the Book Fair. The school earned approximately $560 toward the furnace fund and we also earned $372.83 in books for the school!  

May 4

Registration Packets Due to Office
May 5
National Join Hands Day
May 11
Spring Arts and Music Program 
May 14
6th Grade Trip: Seneca Caverns
May 15
BGSU Rec Center Swimming (Upper)
May 16
Energy Fair (Upper)
May 28
Memorial Day: No School

May 31
Al-Mar Bowling Club's Last Day
June 4
Last Regular Day of School
June 5
Field Day/6th grade Recognition/Kindergarten Breakfast
June 6
Teacher Work day

A full calendar is available on our website at all times.

Community Events

Public Library Annoucements:
Summer Programming:

FREE speech, language and hearing screenings to the public  

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. Click HERE to donate today.   

For Rent

Another benefit of being part of the MSBG school community is the option to rent our facility.

Hosting a baby shower, birthday party or a special family event?
Hosting a special business meeting or community outreach project?

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 


Did you know? A portion of the proceeds from the Pepsi vending machine located by the head of the Slippery Elm Trail benefits MSBG!

Join us for coffee everyday in the foyer and muffins on Friday, provided by our Upper Elementary students! 

Easy Ways to Help our School

PLEASE bring your box tops, labels for education and drink pouches early next week. We'd like to send our next shipment. Click HERE for a great box tops activity.
We collect BOX TOPS and JUICE BOX pouches to raise money for an outdoor sign.  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!
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