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Friday Features, August 7, 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

Challenge: Raising kids can be stressful. Let’s share ways to make it less so.

One family found that implementing some Montessori elements into their home made a big difference.

HERE is the article.

Orientation Packets

You should have received them this week! The packets contain orientation and level information, extracurricular information as well as the following: Forms:


Everyone is a member of CAPE! Here are our events and meetings for this year. HERE is more information.
  • Meet & Greet: Thursday, Aug. 27, 6:30 pm, Simpson Garden park, 1291 Conneaut Ave, BG
  • Fall Harvest Party: Saturday, Oct. 10, 3:00 pm,Schooner Farms, 14890 Otsego pike, Weston
  • St. Martin’s Day Celebration:  Wednesday, Nov. 11, 6:30 pm, MSBG
  • Movie Night: Friday, Jan. 15, 6:30 pm, MSBG
  • Game Night: Friday, Apr. 15, 6:30 pm, MSBG
CAPE meetings: Tuesdays, 6:30 pm, MSBG: Sept. 1, Nov. 3, Jan. 12, Mar. 8, and May 24


We have new faculty to announce!

Amy Nalepka will be our West classroom aide! Amy comes to us from Michigan where she spent the last 7 years teaching and aiding in a Montessori early childhood classroom.  Amy holds her Associate Early Childhood Credential from Adrian Dominican Montessori Institute where she was trained by the legendary Sister Anthonita.

Dora Lopez has been hired as our PK-8th Spanish instructor!  Dora has an extensive background in instruction, research and science.  She is a native Spanish speaker and recently has been a home school instructor for the Ohio Virtual Academy for her son Victor who will be attending MSBG in the Lower elementary program this fall.  Dora holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering and is a widely traveled lecturer on a variety of related engineering topics. 
Sarah Czerwinski has accepted the before care position in extended care!  Sarah is a sophomore at BGSU studying inclusive early childhood education and has worked in classrooms for internships, provided in home child care and served as a summer camp counselor.  

We look forward to the experiences Amy, Dora and Sarah will bring to our school!

Spirit Wear

Exciting new Spirit Wear is available to be ordered. These high-quality designs from Gamby Inc are great for the whole family. 

Click HERE for the order form.

Help Wanted

We are accepting applications for the following positions:
  • After Care
  • Intervention Specialist
  • Advancement Director
Please send a resume and cover letter to if interested.
Employment Application

C A L E N D A R 

Summer Schedule:

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

August 13 (R)
Teacher Training Day
Early Childhood—Parent Orientation, 7:00-8:00pm

August 14 (F)
Teacher Work Day
Extended Care Training
New Staff Orientation
Save the Date:

August 17-21
Orientation Week—Early Childhood
Special hours for Early Childhood will apply
Extended Care Available all week

August 17 (M)
Teacher Work Day
Transitioning students orientation (1st, 4th, 7th & new)
Transitioning parents & students orientation

August 18 (T)
First Day of School grades 1-8

August 21 (F)
First full day of programming for Kindergarten

August 24 (M)
First full day of programming for Early Childhood

August 27 (R)
Family Meet & Greet! All Welcome!  Simpson Garden Park 6:30pm
Click HERE for the Master Calendar

H A P P Y   T H O U G H T S

To begin our August with renewal and peace. It's going to be a great school year!

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.Click 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!

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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