Red Ribbon Spirit Week!! Mon.-Wear all RED, Tues.-Wear Neon, Wed.-Wear Sunglasses, Thurs.-Wear a Hat or Cap, Fri.-Free Logo Day!!Monday: Wear all RED – “Love yourself, be drug free” Tuesday: Wear neon – “Too bright for drugs” Wednesday: Wear Sunglasses – “Shade out drugs” Thursday: Wear a cap or hat – “Put a cap on drugs” Friday: Free Logo Day – “Free to be me, say no to drugs”CMP - Shingle Springs Campus
Spruce Class (Upper Elementary)
Pancake Breakfast hosted by 4/5/6Start your day off with your teachers and friends! Pancakes, eggs, bacon, juice, milk and coffee may be offered.CMP - Shingle Springs Campus
Science Olympiad MeetingCMP - Shingle Springs Campus
Upper El Conference Room
FC MeetingCMP - Shingle Springs Campus
Boys Basketball @ HOME vs. Pleasant ValleyCMP - Shingle Springs Campus
Free Logo DayCMP - Shingle Springs Campus
Birch & Cypress Afterschool MovieBirch & Cypress Movie The Nightmare Before Christmas PG Friday, October 28th 3:30~5:30 pm Where: Birch Classroom Please visit commonsensemedia.org for specifics and recommendations. We are requesting a $5 donation for classroom supplies. Students are welcome to bring a nut free food item to share. *Birch & Cypress siblings are welcome to attend; please include both names below. If your family is also signed up for 2/3 Kids Night Out, please let us know and we would be happy to walk them over right after our movie!CMP - Shingle Springs Campus
Kids Night Out!!Hosted by the 2/3 classes. Cost: $15 first student, $10 siblings for pre-paid. Cost: $25 first student, $20 siblings at the door. All CMP students and potty trained siblings welcome!CMP - Shingle Springs Campus
Boys Basketball @ HOME vs. CaminoCMP - Shingle Springs Campus
Early Release DaySchool Dismissal at 12:00pm (K-6th) School Dismissal at 12:15pm (7th/8th)CMP - Shingle Springs Campus
This Week's News
Happy Monday CMP Families,
We are so excited for this week’s Early Release Days for Parent Conferences! We love the opportunity to see so many of our parents on campus for their conferences; while you’re here please stop by the Lost & Found to look for your student’s lost treasures and do some shopping at the Book Fair in the Spruce Class on the Upper Elementary Campus.
Please take the time to read this week’s school news and your child’s classroom newsletter to stay informed on these upcoming Hawks Happenings:
- C.A.C. Meeting Wednesday at 8:30am in the Conference Room
- Pancake Breakfast in the Aspen class also Wednesday from 7:30-8:20am
- Red Ribbon Spirit Week next week, October 24th through 28th
Have you signed up for this month’s Kids Night Out, hosted by the 2/3 classes? If you RSVP and pay ahead, you can get a huge discount on an already great price! Please RSVP in the office today!
Here’s to a wonderful week,
Your CMP SS Team
Parent Volunteer Requirements
2016/2017 School News:
In an effort to “Go Green” we only print our first School Newsletter to be sent home in our Hawk’s Folder Distribution. Staring the second week of school the school newsletter and most attachments will be emailed to you via our weekly classroom email distribution, unless you request a hard copy in the office.
Classroom newsletters are printed on the reverse side of your child(ren)’s weekly planner and should be brought home by your student on Monday.
We appreciate your support of our efforts to reduce wasted paper, please make sure to add our school email account: firstname.lastname@example.org to your safe senders list.
We are continuing with our Early Release Day (ERD) schedule this year. Our ERDs are the first and third Wednesday of every month (September through May); our Kindergarten-6th grade students will be released at 12:00pm, and our Middle School students will be released at 12:15pm. These ERD's allow for the Professional Development of our amazing teachers and staff and provides us an opportunity for collaboration and a sharing of Best Practices.
During these ERDs there are several opportunities available for your children:
- Club M is offering a special rate for their new ERD Program which runs from 12:00-3:00pm only on ERDs.
- Special tutoring programs are offered (by invitation) for students who may benefit from an extra work time, in a small group environment, on subjects like Radical Report Writing, Narrative Story Telling, and Wacky Wednesdays which covers language and math skills.
- Wherever possible, our Sports Teams are conducting earlier practices. Please watch for updates about each team's practices from our Athletic Director, Des Thomas.
- The Sequoia Middle School team is hosting a special extended Study Hall program for Middle School students on ERDs.
Please watch for additional details about clubs and programs being offered on upcoming ERDs and feel free to contact us if you have additional ideas and or suggestions.
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Shingle Springs Tour Dates
Acceptance into the California Montessori Project is chosen by a lottery held each year. Applications are available once a tour has been completed. These tours start in January of each year for enrollment the following school year. We do not have any further tours scheduled for the 2016/2017 school year; if you are interested in submitting an application for our school please start the process by calling the office (530) 672-3095 and speaking to Miss Tricia about how to get on our wait list.
The following tour dates are for enrollment for the 2017/2018 school year. Please call the office at (530)672-3095 to sign-up for a tour date that works for you.
Tuesday, January 10th @ 9:30am (Kindergarten Only)
Thursday, January 26th @ 9:30am (Kindergarten Only)
Thursday, February 9th @ 9:30am (Kindergarten Only)
Thursday, February 23rd @ 9:30am (Kindergarten Only)
Monday, March 6th @ 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 7th @ 9:30am
Thursday, March 16th @ 9:30am
Tuesday, April 4th @ 9:30am
Tours begin at our Upper Elementary campus at 4709 Buckeye Road, Shingle Springs, CA 95682. Please check in at the office. Tours are for adults only and generally run about one hour.
Our next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 17th @ 8:30am, in the upper elementary conference room.
Each CMP campus has its own local Campus Advisory Council which provides guidance and approval for many campus functions. The Shingle Springs Campus Advisory Council (CAC) is made up of two parent members, two staff members and the School Principal. We are currently recruiting to fill one parent member and one teacher member position on the Council. The CAC meets once a month in the upper elementary Conference Room. Our first meeting date will be announced in an email later this week. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend these meetings.
The CAC is focusing on several major projects this Fall:
- Site improvements in the Garden of Learning areas
- Replacement of the Wisteria Deck and Ramps
- Support for the CMP FUNdraising Committee on the Fall Harvest Festival
- Guidance for the Student-led committee working to install water bottle refill dispensers on both sides of our campus
- Review and approval of all Campus Advisory Council deposits and withdrawals from our fundraising accounts
If you are interested in running for the Parent Representative Position, please email Kim Zawilski at email@example.com as soon as possible.
Are you interested in joining the Fundraising Committee (FC)? This is a fun way to meet new CMP families, earn those Parent Participation Hours (PPH), and help your school. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or come to one of our upcoming meeting dates. This year we have added some evening meeting times to be more available to our working parents. We hope to see you and the next meeting where we will be planning our annual Harvest Festival!
Upcoming FC Meetings:
Thursday, October 27th @ 1:30pm
Thursday, November 3rd @ 1:30pm
Thursday, November 10th @ 1:30pm
Thursday, November 17th @ 1:30pm
Thursday, December 1st @ 1:30pm
Thursday, December 8th @ 1:30pm
Thursday, December 15th @ 1:30pm
*All meetings are held in the in the Upper Elementary Conference Room.
Upcoming Events hosted by the FC:
Bookaneer Book Fair- October 18th-21st (during Parent Conference Week)
Parent Gala- February 25, 2017
Our next Principal's Cafe will be on Wednesday, November 2nd at 8:30am in the Spruce class (upper elementary campus).
Leave Your Mark
We are now offering the opportunity for you and your children to be a foundational part of our campus expansion! We are selling bricks etched with individual or family names which will be placed in the concrete walkways in the center quad of the Upper Elementary Campus. Don't miss this opportunity to document your family's journey with CMP!
Turn in your completed Brick Order Form and your payment of $100 to either campus office.
The Mission of the California Montessori Project is to offer a quality, tuition-free Montessori Education that challenges our students to reach their full potential.
CMP Shingle Springs is proud to share that we continue to maintain our Montessori Accreditation through the American Montessori Society. It is an honor to know that our Montessori colleagues at the national level have given our school this accreditation!
This Months's Character Trait
This Months's Character Trait is Empathy:
You can view a complete list of our monthly character traits here: Character and Peace Education