February 17,   2017

Help us reach our goal of 100% participa tion! 

Great Schools Review

Please visit Great Schools to review Leelanau Montessori.  Having current reviews helps prospective parents to get a feel for the important work that is happening at our school!  Follow this  link to submit a review.  Thank you!!
Ad Hoc Update

The Ad Hoc Committee- The Future of Our School next meeting will be held Wednesday March 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. location TBD.   If you would like to receive the ad hoc committee updates and agendas, please contact Colleen Macdonald to have your email added to the list. It was wonderful to see such a large group of people at the last meeting.  Please join us to help plan for the future of our school.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend.  

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact any of the following people:

Board President- Sarah Bordeaux 

Board Vice President/Ad Hoc Committee Chair- Colleen Macdonald macdonaldc@leelanaumontessori.org

Head of School- Eric Royston

Observation and Enrollment

If you have any friends or family that may be interested in Leelanau Montessori for their children, please have them contact the office to schedule a tour and observation.  Word of mouth is our best advertisement!  Thank you.  

Re-enrollment Schedule:
2nd Monday in February - Re-enrollment application period (February 13th)
4th Friday in February - Close Re-enrollment period (February 24th)  

Open Enrollment Schedule:  
2nd Monday in March - Open application period (March 13th)
4th Friday in March - Close application period (March 31st)
4th Friday in May - Within five (5) business days in advance of the lottery, the school will communicate the time, date and location of the lottery with caretakers of applicants (May 26th) 
1st Friday in June - Lottery Day The following Tuesday after the lottery- Caretakers of accepted applicants notified with offer of enrollment within one week from receiving notification- Caretaker deadline to accept offer of enrollment (June 2nd)
3rd Friday in July - Caretaker deadline to complete enrollment tasks of accepted applicants (July 21st) 

Community Updates

- This week's 25 cent State Theater kids movie is Oddball.

*Private Tutoring Offered:  Click here  to find out about this service to our community.
The Practice of Gratitude
-Thank you to 
Elementary Hot Lunch

 February Lunch Menu 
Dates to Remember

This Week
February 20- Montessori Board Meeting
February 21- All School Meeting Bahle Warming Hut 5:30
February 22- Parent Meeting & NWEA data night 5:30
February 24- Re-enrollment Ends
Coming Up
February 27- Conferences Begin
March 1- Lower El Swim Lessons Start
In Search of:
Evening of Art Committee is looking for donated art from local artists to auction at our Annual Evening of Art Fundraiser.  If you are or know someone who would be interested please contact Elizabeth at channere@leelanaumontessori.org
-Hoola Hoops
-Office Snack{ granola Bars and apples to keep in the office for kids with no snack
-Dry Erase Markers
-Wooden Kitchen Matches
Quick Links

Photos of the Week

Sprouts hard at independent work and sometimes with a little help from a friend.