(The Friday Message didn’t go out last Friday due to an unidentified glitch. Sorry for the delay.)
Staff Appreciation Week
Teacher and Staff Appreciation week will be March 18-22.
Interested in volunteering? Please contact Caitlin.
Monday March 18:
Bring your teachers a handwritten note or draw them a picture.
Tuesday March 19:
Tasty Tuesday-Bring your teacher/s a favorite treat!
Wednesday March 20:
Let’s stock the shelves with a classroom supply item! Check with teachers to see what kind of supplies are needed for their classroom.
Thursday March 21:
Specials/Administration/Before & AfterCare Appreciation
Be creative in showing some extra love to these special members of Sterling’s staff!
Friday March 22:
Wear your teacher’s’ favorite color/s.
Movie Night TBD
A Sterling PFA Movie Night (“Wreck-It Ralph Breaks the Internet”) is being planned. A date will be announced as soon as possible.
Garden Day Plant Sale
Order forms for this month’s Garden Day were sent home (or shared digitally) last week. As a reminder, Garden day is on March 22nd from 8:30AM – 12:30 PM.
Here are some things you may need to know about how the plant sale will work:
- You can purchase plants for your child’s classroom garden or for your personal garden.
- Plants will be delivered to the school on March 22nd, ready to be planted.
- The next 2 Wednesdays a representative will be on campus from 2-4PM to take pre-sale orders in person.
- On Garden Day a representative from the nursery will be on campus to sell live plants and give demonstrations.
- You can pay for your plant order using cash or check. Please make checks out to Sterling Montessori PFA.
For more detailed information please see the following flyers:
Thank you for supporting our outdoor environments!
International Festival Updates
Live auditions for the International Festival will be next Friday, March 22nd at 4:30 PM in classroom D6. We look forward to seeing all of your wonderful performances!
Please email Jennifer Daniels with any questions.
We are seeking student vendors for the International Festival. Space is very limited. First come, first serve. Please email email@example.com for more information.
If you would like to display any cultural item from your country during this year’s festival, please sign up here.
Book Fair Updates
The Scholastic Book Fair is nearly upon us! This will be a fun-filled event for the entire Sterling community!
When: March 28th – April 4th.
Where: Art Room, C18
Family Fun Night: April 2nd, 5 PM – 7PM
More information can be found about the upcoming fair on our Book Fair Home Page. Teacher wish lists start March 18th!
Please contact Dawn Lawrence for more information.
Looking for Volunteers
We are still in need of volunteers. If you are interested in working at the store, helping out behind the scenes or dressing up in a dinosaur costume to drum up support, please let us know.
You can sign up to volunteer here.
Thank you to everyone who has already signed up! (We had a glitch where some volunteers were removed from our list, even after receiving a confirmation email. Please double check that all your information is correct. )
When: March 25th and March 26th, 3:45PM
Where: Room A17
What: Instructions for our Book Fair volunteers who will be working with the cash registers.
It is only necessary to come to one of the meetings. If you are unable to attend a meeting, information will also be provided on the day you volunteer.
Spring Break Camp
Registration for Spring Break Camp is due March 29th.
Join the fun with a week of creative adventure at our Spring Break Camp! Whether you choose to attend every day, or just a few, our camp is a great way for your children to spend time with other Sterling students enjoying fun filled activities that will spark their imaginations as well as keep them entertained and happy!
For more information, please see our Spring Break Camp Flyer.
Registration forms can be found here.
Sterling’s Chess Team is gearing up for another session. This session will run from March 25th to June 10th. Students in the 2nd through 5th grades are eligible to register.
Click here for more information, including pricing and registration details.