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PRM Cookbook on Sale Now!

PRM staff, families, and alumni developed this keepsake by contributing over 115 recipies kid-friendly recipes, family recipes & recipes from around the world!

A few recipes include: Ms. Karen Fletcher’s Chipotle Turkey Chili, Dillon Parekh’s White Bean Pesto Hummus, and Laura Slesinger’s Surprise Cupcakes.

This complete cookbook also features mandala inspired coloring pages, kitchen basics, and more! It makes a great gift for grandparents, aunts and uncles, and friends, too! Proceeds go to Ms. Amira’s field trips.

Don’t miss out. ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY! $16/each.
Order online here or send the order form into school with your payment. Cookbooks will be delivered at the beginning of April.

ORDER DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, 3/10.

Introduction from Principal Francis
You can learn more about our new principal by reading her introduction letter here.
Jump Rope for Heart is Back
Our school will be participating in Jump Rope for Heart this year! PRM does Jump Rope for Heart every other year to fundraise for the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association is 2nd only to the US government in funding research for heart disease and stroke.

Coach Strait will be sending JRFH packets home with your child next week for you to look over. The actual JRFH event will take place during students’ PE classes the week of March 13. You can get more information and register online here to get an early start on fundraising! We will only accept ONLINE donations this year; please do not send cash or checks to school.

Stock Up On School Supplies
Does your student need new school supplies? Has their math or language composition book filled up and it’s time to replace it? Do they need pencil sharpeners, glue sticks or graph paper? Notebook paper? Please tell them to come by the school store to pick up their extra supplies It’s so much more convenient for you and it supports Ms. Sandy’s upper el field trips!
Yearbook Photos Needed
Yearbook preparation is underway and we desperately need photos! Photos are especially needed of last year’s Montessori Marathon (we don’t have any!) as well as classroom photos — think field trips, work cycle, lunch, etc. Please send any — and as many photos as you can to prmyearbook@gmail.com. Thank you for helping make our school yearbook a success!
PRM Loves Animals
For the whole month of February PRMCares want to show some love to our furry and feathered friends! We are working with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Care and Control to help them provide the best care for animals and to educate the public on the best way to care for their pets, in addition to getting supplies. We are asking that you consider donating online HERE to one of the many great programs that need assistance OR HERE to get something off their Amazon Wish list. Be sure to mention PRMCares in the comments so Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Care & Control will know just how much we LOVE them!

We also want to highlight the wonderful care and love our Park Road Montessori family shows to our OWN furry, feathered and finned (or scaled) friends at home. Please send us a photo and a brief description of how you show love to animals to PRMRESOURCE@Gmail.com. Each week in February we will share your photos and stories of the way PRMCares and shows love on our blog!

Click HERE for more info on Charlotte-Mecklenburg Animal Care and Control programs and HERE to see supplies that they always need. Visit PRMCares.com to find out more!

Let Me Run
Registration for the 2017 Let Me Run spring season at Park Road Montessori has begun! Space is limited so don’t wait.

Sign up now at http://www.letmerun.org/registration. Practices this spring will be from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting March 28. The season will conclude with the 5K race finale scheduled for May 20.

We still need coaches who will continue the LMR tradition at Park Road. No experience (running or coaching) is necessary. We just ask you have an interest in helping young men grow. If you are interested please visit the LMR website at http://www.letmerun.org/coaches.

For questions about registering, racing or coaching, please contact Dave Edwards by phone or text at 704-609-0055.

Hey 6th Grade Bikers!
You are invited to join the Secondary Montessori Mountain Biking Club. Generally meeting on Sunday afternoons in various locations around the city, this club is for all 6th – 9th graders interested in mountain biking. This growing club is affiliated with the North Carolina Interscholastic Biking Club.

For the times and locations of the next meetings, see this article on SedgefieldMontessori.com. For more information, contact Mark Dombroski at markzam@yahoo.com or 704-776-5515.

Good News for the Montessori Community
Primary teacher Carey Montgomery recently was invited to speak at the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education conference in Washington, DC. She hosted a talk about her work on MACTE Montessori Teacher Credentials being recognized in the state of North Carolina. She and many others have been pursuing this goal since 2008. She is happy to announce that the state Board of Education is expected to approve such recognition this month.

Please take a few minutes to learn more about this important topic by reading her full update.

PTO would like to thank Ms. Carey and her colleagues for their persistence and dedication.

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