Welcome to a new school year!

We are looking forward to working with you and your children and are really excited about this new school year.  Let us work together as a team and make learning and school fun and enjoyable for our children.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to leave us a note using the notepad on top of the shelf outside the classroom door. You may also email us at munawar@mariposamontessori.org and sandhya@mariposamontessori.org, or call or leave a message with the office as we will reply to you at our earliest possibility.   

Daily schedule

9:03 - 9:15 AM      Morning car line, greeting time and independent work

9:15 - 10:50 AM     Classroom work (individual and small group lessons) and Outdoor Learning Area

10:50 - 11:05 AM     Circle time (calendar, discussions, self-expression, role plays, and presentations)

11:15 - 11:45 AM     Outdoor play

12:00 - 12:30 PM    Lunch

12:30 - 1:00 PM    Circle time (story, music and movement)

1:00 - 1:30 PM       Playground time; dismissal for 1:30 PM children

1:30 - 2:15 PM       Work period for 2:30 PM dismissal children

2:15 - 2:30 PM        Dismissal for 2:30 PM children


Weekly schedule

Outdoor Learning Area (OLA) offers Art (Easel Painting), Outdoor Plant Care (care for vegetable patch) and activities which include gross motor movements.  We will use OLA on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 10:10 - 10:30 AM, one group of six children at a time.   

Story Time by a parent volunteer will be one Thursday a month from 9:20 - 9:40 AM in the school library for the whole class.

Art/Cooking - special art/cooking projects will be one Thursday a month from 9:20 - 10:30 AM, group activity with a volunteer parent helper and a teacher in the "art room"/kitchen 

Parent Show & Tell - will be the 1st Friday of the month from  9:20 - 9:40 AM, in the classroom

Children's "Sharing" - will be every Friday at circle time

Monthly topics for cultural studies

September

  • Space study

  • International Peace Day Celebration

October

  • World

  • Fall Season

  • International Peace Day Celebrations

November

  • National Children's Book Week

  • Thanksgiving Celebration

  • North America

December

  • Holiday Season

  • Antarctica

January

  • New Year's Day

  • Winter Season

  • Australia/New Zealand

February

  • President's Day

  • Chinese New Year

  • Asia

March

  • Spring Season

  • National Nutrition Month

  • Africa

April

  • Earth Day

  • Week of the Young Child

  • Europe

May

  • Mother's Day

  • National Fitness & Sports Month

  • South America

June

  • Father's Day

  • Closing Ceremony