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Friday Features, July 10, 2015



F O L L O W on F A C E B O O K
F O L L O W on T W I T T E R


Montessori Moment

What makes Montessori unique?
  • Respect for the child
  • Multi-age Classrooms
  • Independence
  • Freedom of Movement
  • Didactic Materials
  • Choice
  • Prepared Environment
  • The Absorbent Mind

Board of Directors

The Montessori School of Bowling Green is governed by a volunteer board of directors - a group of dedicated individuals with varying backgrounds and have a passion for the school and the Montessori philosophy.  The board has selected new officers for the upcoming fiscal year and we are looking forward to another great school year!  We would like to thank Kristin Otley and Pam Bettinger for their years of service and welcome Sam Below and Randy Huber to the board!  Please visit our website to learn about our board members or if you would like more information about the board and/or its function, please let Bev know.

Lego Robotics Camps

MSBG is excited to partner with Snapology in Findlay, Ohio this summer for two great camps the week of August 3-6. 

Flyer and Information on Registration

Chess Camp

Chess Camp is July 27-31 and is great for beginners and intermediate/advanced players!

Chess Camp Flyer
Chess Camp Registration

Click to read the MSBG Chess Club's most recent newsletter.

Meet Ups

June 9-August 11, Tuesdays, 10-12noon

Each week some of our families gather on the grounds to help weed the Land Lab, walk the Nature Trail, and play on the playgrounds. All are welcome! 

Lunch in the Park

July 17, 11:30-1, BG City Park

MSBG supports the community by hosting a Lunch in the Park. With live music and great food to try, it's a fun time. On that day, the music will be performed by Chris Buzzelli & Friends and the lunch will be catered by Doc Holliday’s.

Chamber Day at the Fair

August 4, 12-6pm, WC Fairgrounds

MSBG is a proud member of the Chamber of Commerce and we have a table set up at the Wood County Fair with great activities for children and literature for the community to find out more about our school.


The Parent Association stays connected in the summer! A meeting will take place in July. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact CAPE President, Chelsea Cloeter at

Here are the May Meeting Minutes.


For the 2015-16 school year, we are have the following positions open:
  • Music and/or Band teacher
  • Advancement Director
  • Extended Care
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to

C A L E N D A R 

Summer Schedule:

June 4-August 13:
 Summer Office Hours, M-W, 9am-2pm.

June 9-August 11, Tuesdays 

Playdates on the MSBG grounds

Save the Date:

July 17
Lunch in the Park
July 27-31, 9am-12noon
Chess Camp
August 3-6, M-R, 9am-12noon
Amazing Animals Robotics class for students ages 5-9
August 3-6, M-R, 1-4pm
Mindstorm Rescue Missions for students ages 10+ 
Click HERE for the Master Calendar

H A P P Y   T H O U G H T S

Happy Thoughts to Matt Guion and Jason Robertson who are leaving MSBG for other opportunities.

Childcare needed:
The Vanneman family (Lila is a student in Lower North) is seeking an energetic individual to help care for their 8 month old twins and 3 year old daughter on a part-time basis in their home. The caretaker would be needed 2-3 days per week (approximately 10-12 hours per week total) and pay is negotiable. If you know of anyone who might be interested in this opportunity, please contact Jake & Tracy at ASAP!

Happy Thoughts for a safe and peaceful summer.

Do you have a Happy Thought? Share it with us today.

Classroom News are still online if you want to catch up!

F I N A N C E S 

  • Kroger offers an excellent community rewards program.
  • This can benefit your family by saving you tuition money (you will need to print an additional form four times a year) or it can benefit the school by providing additional money to the parent association and scholarship fund!
  • CLICK HERE for the instruction sheet.
  • Login to Kroger to enroll or re-enroll today!
Earning free money has never been easier! Send an e-mail to Alisa for assistance.
MSBG is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) school.
There are lots of ways to earn cash and supplies for our school with things you already buy or use!
  • When you shop on AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to MSBG!
  • Click HERE, sign into your amazon account and select Montessori School of Bowling Green from the charitable organizations list.
  • One of our most popular! Find more information and participating brands at
  • The school can earn free products in exchange for labels cut from a variety of grocery items you use!

C O M M U N I T Y 

PERRYSBURG FIRST FRIDAY EVENTs: August 7 and September 4. Great events for the whole family. Click HERE for more information.

BG Parks and Recreation has a variety of activities for all ages. Summer Programs!
Lunch in the Parks
Concerts in the Parks
Family Picnic in the Park
Parkit Family Fun Nights
Pet Show
HERE for more information.
Go BG Ohio
What is there to do in Bowling Green, Ohio? There are interesting events and activities everyday. Find events and businesses with GoBGOhio!

Hogwarts Summer Camp. 
July 27-31, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Campers will be sorted into four fabulous houses: Phoenixfire, Stonedragon, Windhorse, and Waverider, and will attend classes on Magical Creatures, Transfiguration (cooking), Charms (art), Incantations (music), Defense Against the Dark Arts (drama), Potions (science), and the History of Magic (literature). Camp also features daily Quidditch matches, Owl Posts, and more! Camp tuition is $120, and before and after care is available. Register

BGSU has a great event calendar. Check it out today. 

The Chamber of Commerce is active in our community and MSBG is active in its events. Click HERE for more information.

The Studio Connection is a local music studio owned by our own Miss Susan. The studio provides a wide variety of music lessons and classes available. Click HERE for more information.

The Horizon Youth Theatre has a variety of activities for area youth. Click HERE for more information.
The Wood County Historical Museum has many upcoming events. 
Click HERE for more information.

Wood County District Public Library has some great events, activities and programs.
Go to for more information.

Wood County Parks District "Your Natural Places for Fun" always has excellent events and programming. Click HERE for more information.
Our doors, inboxes, and phones are always open to you. Please contact us with any thoughts, comment, concerns or suggestions. 
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