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"If I could design the ideal school for my child, Montessori School of BG
 would be it! We are so excited." -a new MSBG parent

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Monday, October 1, 2012

GL Scrip Orders Due, 8:30am
Karate Lil' Dragons, 3:15-4:00pm, Oberheu
Cross Country Practice, 3:15-4:30pm
Community Toddler Music Class, 6:00pm, Guglielmi
Daisy Scout Troop, 6:30pm, Room 201
6th Grade Girl Scout Troop, 7:00pm

Tuesday,  October 2, 2012
Creative Movement and Ballet, Ages 3-5, 3:15-4:00, Room 201
Karate for Youth, 3:15-4:00pm, Oberheu
Cross Country Practice, 3:15-4:30pm
Den Meeting, 6:30pm

 October 3, 2012
Music Makers in the Home Community Class, 10:30am
Chess Club Beginners, 4:00-4:30pm, Room 201
Chess Club Advanced, 4:45-5:45pm, Room 201

Thursday,  October 4, 2012
Lower Elementary FIELD TRIP to the Planetarium! 9:30am
Karate Lil' Dragons, 3:15-4:00pm, Oberheu
Cross Country Practice, 3:15-4:30pm
Creative Movement and Ballet, Ages 6-8, 3:15-4:15pm, Room 201
Parent Talk Class Begins! 6:30-8:30pm, Room 201
Upper Elementary Camp Meeting, 7pm, Upper

 October 5, 2012
Peace PALS, 9am
Karate for Youth, 3:15-4:00pm, Oberheu

Cross Country Practice, 3:15-4:30pm
Family Game Night, 6:30-8pm

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

Cross Country News

The 3rd annual MSBG Cross Country Invitational was a huge success! Over 300 runners participated in the event. Our 3rd & 4th grade girls/boys ran 1/2 mile and the 5th & 6th grade girls/boys ran 1 mile.

In the 3rd-4th grade girls race, Isabelle Broman led the Mustang pack and finished 16th overall out of 49 runners in a time of 3:46. Lily Martin-Williams finished next for our team in a time of 4:44. Finishing close behind Lily was Maddie Cleland in a time of 4:48. In the 3rd-4th grade boys race, Jack Suelzer finished first for our team and 7th overall out of 47 runners in a time of 3:10. Jack received a medal. Sean Bixler finished in a time of 4:49.

In the 5th-6th grade girls race, Alexa Whyte led the Mustangs and finished 16th overall out of 51 runners in a time of 7:38. In second place for our team was Laney VanderHart. Laney finished in a time of 8:42. Our next finisher was Mary Grace Korducki in a time of 11:16. In the 5th-6th boys race, J.J. Poiry finished 16th overall out of 33 runners in a time of 7:32.

Our next invitational is on Saturday, September 29 in Bettsville.

MSBG Postion Available

Emmily Hunter (current Aide in the West classroom) has accepted another position in her chosen field and will be with us through the end of next week.  If you know of anyone who may be interested in the Early Childhood Education Aide position, please have them complete an application (located on our website) ASAP.  Here are the description and qualifications:
Early Childhood Education Aide
  • 27.5 hrs/week - approximate hours 9am-3pm M-F
  • Assist children and teachers with daily operation of the classroom.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma and at least 18 years of age.
  • Experience with children in a classroom or child care setting preferred.
  • Training provided.

Sending Happy Thoughts

Our condolences to Pete Vanderhart (his daughter Laney is a sixth grader) and his family on the death of his mother last week.

Please keep Man Zhang (her two children attend MSBG) and her family in your thoughts. They had to travel unexpectedly to China to care for an ill family member. They will return in a few weeks.

Max and Erma's

MSBG offers a variety of optional fundraisers that help support needs of the school (maintenance, facilities, grounds, etc.).  Different fundraisers appeal to different people and they are always 100% optional. One fundraiser that has been popular in the past is the Max and Erma's fundraiser. You can eat at the Levis Commons Max and Erma's anytime on October 18 (lunch or dinner) and 20% of our sales will benefit the school. CLICK HERE for the Coupon for the school to receive credit.  If you are family that enjoys eating out, put this on your calendar!

Elder-Beerman Community Days

You can purchase coupon books in the office for $5. The coupons are worth much more than that! The coupon books can then be used on November 9-10. CLICK HERE for more information.

Kroger Community Rewards

The most recent dispursement from Kroger has arrived and has been credited to families' FACTS accounts. We have recently been informed by Kroger that there may be some changes with their policies on this money. We will keep you informed as we learn the details.

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).  

GL Scrip!

Every week our school places an order for gift cards 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 www.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!

Parent Talk-

Sign up by Monday!

October 4-November 8

Join other parents and our great Miss Sue for this class!

The Parent Talk System is a style of communicating with children that creates emotionally healthy family relationships. It is a skill-based program that teaches parents a series of verbal skills and language patterns to help them achieve their desired objective of raising responsible, respectful children while reducing stress, strain, and family conflict.

Spaces are limited! Click HERE for the registration form.

Come out and play at Family Game Night, Friday, Oct. 25, 6:30–8:00. Enjoy team-building games, word games, board games, and playground games—all hosted by our spunky, funky, hiptastic dads. Siblings, grandparents, and your peculiar Uncle Ned are welcome. Take a night off with your family at MSBG! CLICK HERE for more information.


Please join us in welcoming the Oestreich family! Matt and Leslie are the parents of Katie who is a new second grader in the Lower Elementary classroom.
October 5 (please note new date)
Family Game Night

October 18
Max and Erma's MSBG Fundraiser

CLICK HERE for the Coupon
Fundraiser is all day, lunch and dinner

October 24

Faculty Work Day

October 26
Fall Harvest Party

October 29-31
Upper Elementary Camp

November 1-2
Conference Days
No School; Extended Care Available

December 11-14
Scholastic Book Fair

December 14
Movie Night

February 23
Montessori Gala at Nazareth Hall

May 3
Spring Carnival

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

Community Events

Horizon Youth Theatre presents

"Tales from five continents" September 27-29 at the BG Performing Arts Center (between the middle school and high school). The cast includes MSBG alumnae Lily Krueger and Claire Wells-Jensen. Tickets are available now at Grounds for Thought.   CLICK HERE for the 'Tales from five continents" flyer.

La Boheme, Toledo Opera

Mark your calendars to see school parent, Sujin Lee Mathey, in the Toledo Opera's La Boheme October 5-7. Click HERE for more information.


Leopold Education Project Seminar: CLICK HERE to learn more about sustainable agriculture.

Bowling Green Parks and Recreation has many new fall programs. CLICK HERE for more information.

The Wood County Historical Society has many upcoming events. CLICK HERE for their newsletter.

The Movementality Yoga Studio has some great opportunities. 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:
Puppet Pals
Paws for Reading

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 7up 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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