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Join us for Open House from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25. This is a great opportunity to meet the teachers, get your back-to-school packet, join the PTO and learn more about goings-on this fall at PRM.

Back-to-School Night - Sept. 6

The 2015 Back-to-School Night will be an important event for all parents and guardians. Please plan to attend at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6. We’ll kick off the evening with a PTO meeting in the auditorium. Individual teachers will communicate with you about their Back-to-School Night plans beforehand; typically you will visit your child or children¹s classroom following the PTO meeting. This is an adult-only event.

Get Transportation Updates
Mr. Andrew asks that anyone with students riding the bus please be sure to sign up and follow Park Road Montessori on Facebook or Twitter so that you can get notifications about late buses and other transportation changes as they occur.
Make Shopping For School Supplies Easy
For Upper El Students Only: Ms. Sandy’s Class will be selling the following items at Open House in the school store:
Wide Ruled Black Composition Books – $2.50
4×4 inch Math Quadrille Books – $4.00
Metal Pencil Sharpeners – $0.75
Hand held Erasers – $0.25
Wide Ruled notebook paper (130 sheets) – $2.50 a pack
Glue Sticks – $0.70
Save yourself some time and energy (especially on those hard-to-find math notebooks) while supporting Ms. Sandy’s 6th grade trip!

Available at Open House, Aug. 25 from 11:30 – 1:00, in the D-wing kitchen. (After Open House, these supplies will be available to all students.)

Where Has Reading Taken You?
Do you love to read? Would like to share your favorite summer reading spot?

Bring Ms. Melissa (new media specialist!) a printed selfie or a printed photograph of you reading over the summer. The pictures will be displayed on the bulletin board by the library media center. Please write your full name and where you are reading on the back of the photograph.

And check out the new website created for the the media center at www.prmlibrary.weebly.com.

Next Year PRM turns 25!!!!Register to Volunteer at PRM

All volunteers at our school must be registered with CMS. This directly affects the safety of our children so please be sure you register as soon as possible. To register and/or remain active for the coming school year, please visit: https://www.cmsvolunteers.com

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There are plans in the works to make it a memorable year, but we need connections and resources!!!!

Please take a moment and click here to see if you can help. Thank you!!!

PTO: Thinking Ahead
Thinking ahead to 2016-17, please remember that volunteers are the pulse of PRM. Find a place to give of your time and talent by participating in a PTO committee or even a chair position. Check out the PTO Committee page! Or, help us fill the two open PTO Board positions:

Vice President. The Vice President shall act as an aide to the President and perform the duties of any officer in the absence of that officer, keep a record of all committee reports, coordinate volunteer positions for relevant PTO events and schoolwide events, and serve as the president-elect. – Time commitment: about 2-4 hours per month. (Note: This position could require a greater time commitment.)

Communications Coordinator. The Communications Coordinator shall coordinate all correspondence by the Organization, oversee all communications committees (bulletin boards, family directory, e-newsletter, marquee, web site, and serve as the chief liaison between these committees and the Executive Board, and serve as the chief liaison between the room parents and the Executive and General Board. – Time commitment: about 3–5 hours week

To express interest, please contact Toni Emehel at 704.504.3757 or via email at toni@nextlevelplus.org.

Registration Open For Before- and After-School Program
Registrations for the Before- and After-School Program are now being accepted for the fall. The registration fee is $25 per family. The weekly fees are $50 for Before-School and $35 for After-School, or $76 for both. The registration form can be found here.
Standing Up For Montessori Teachers Parents within the Charlotte Montessori community are petitioning the North Carolina State Board of Education and the Department of Public Instruction to recognize Montessori teacher education program credits toward licensure. The goal is to keep credentialed Montessori teachers in the classroom and in our schools, ensuring that our Montessori public programs are authentic and staffed by Montessori credentialed teachers; and, this change would save tax payer dollars.

Read more, and if you support this change, sign here. For any questions, please contact savemontessoriteachers@gmail.com.

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