February 16, 2015

February 16, 2015

In this eNews you will find information about:

  • Montessori High School
  • Gala Meetings
  • Cooking at Wilson Schedule
  • Craft Shop
  • Welcome to the Newest Members

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Tuesday, February 17th

If you are interested in having a Montessori High School where our Middle School students can continue their Montessori education, please plan to attend this Tuesday's meeting.

Join Friends of Montessori's (FOM) efforts to open and develop HISD's first public Montessori High School.

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Wilson Montessori (Auditorium)


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Every Tuesday

Our Gala preparation meetings are going on every Tuesday! Come learn what we have planned for this special celebration and tell us how you would like to help.

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

LOCATION: Whole Foods (701 Waugh Dr.)

** The yearly Gala is the largest fundraiser we have! This year's Gala is extra special because we are celebrating 10 years of Montessori education at Wilson!! Please plan to be involved. We have several opportunities for you to help: Gala Meetings, Donations (gift cards, auction items, baskets), volunteering your time, we even have things you can help with from the comfort of your home!

If you  would love to help, or have a great idea you want to share but are unable to attend the Tuesday meetings, please email us at let us know: wilsonmontessoripto@gmail.com


CookingAtWilson

Tuesday & Wednesday, February 17th & 18th

Tuesday & Wednesday, February 24th & 25th

CookingAtWilson is a cooking experience created for the children of Wilson Montessori School.

The goal is for every student to become acquainted with cooking and experimenting with all the senses.

This program is solely to benefit the students and is created and produced by Maria and Soren Pedersen along with the invaluable volunteers dedicated to this goal.

February Schedule:

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We need volunteers, hope you can help.

Tuesday, February 17th: Lower Elementary (5 volunteers needed for each time slot)

  1.  8:15 - 9:30 a.m.
  2. 9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
  3. 10:15 - 11:30 a.m.
  4. 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 18th: Lower Elementary (5 volunteers needed for each time slot)

  1. 8:15 - 9:30 a.m.
  2. 9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
  3. 10:15 - 11:30 a.m.
  4. 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

20150122_090413.jpgTuesday, February 24th: Upper Elementary and Middle School (5 volunteers needed for each time slot)

  1. 8:15 - 9:30 a.m.
  2. 9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
  3. 10:15 - 11:30 a.m.
  4. 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 25th: Upper Elementary and Middle School (5 volunteers needed for each time slot)

  1. 8:15 - 9:30 a.m.
  2. 9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
  3. 10:15 - 11:30 a.m.

To volunteer your time or for more information, please email CookingAtWilson@gmail.com

If you're not quite ready to volunteer but are interested in finding out what this CookingAtWilson Program is all about, you are welcome to join the session of your choice and be a spectator.

NOTE: Please be sure you are VIPS approved in order to participate in this or any other school activity.

 

THANK YOU SO MUCH WILSON FAMILY! Our CookingAtWilson Fundraiser was a success! We really appreciate your support and we're happy you see the benefit in these classes!

All funds collected are solely for the benefit of the CookingAtWilson program!

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Saturday, February 21st

Gear up for the Gala and help create decorative centerpieces with Wilson PTO. Come and learn how to make decorative objects with wood, wax, plaster and cardboard. Help build over-sized sculptures or collaborate with painting.

Share your skills, experience and time.

TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Wilson Montessori (Cafeteria)


WELCOME!!

Welcome to our two new Board Members!

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Let's hear it for two great people who will be helping the PTO Board:

  • Windy Lawrence is our new FOM representative
  • Nicole O'Bryan is our new Secretary

Thank you for stepping up and welcome aboard!

Join the PTO Board For Next Year! Your Wilson PTO Board is a volunteer-driven effort and we need your help to keep the good work we do moving forward. There are many roles to fulfill, both large and small. We only ask for a year-long commitment. Please consider donating some of your time and join the Board! Look for more details in the coming week.