Guide on the Side: October 6, 2021

THE LATEST EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE SMMS COMMUNITY

UPCOMING DATES 

October 6th – SMFA Harvest Fest Planning at 7PM

October 11th – Indigenous Peoples Day, Full school closure

October 12th – Fall Photo Day

October 20th -SMFA Meeting 7PM

October 28th– Harvest Festival 5:30PM

November 6th– Helping Hands Work Day 10 AM

Harvest Fest Planning Meeting October 6, 7PM

Here is the link for our meeting to plan for the Harvest Fest: 

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/2612107655?pwd=bmVvU3hmTWFuc1orRm0ydjN1OTlNZz09

 Here is the agenda for the meeting:

  1. Family Tables: 
    1. Each family to set up decorated tables in the school yard for trick-or-treating
    1. Families to provide candy/treats
    1. Proposed set up begins at 5:00
    1. Does each family want their own table? Do we want to share 2 families to a table?
    1. Table count: SMMS x3 folding tables, Gwise x1 folding table
  2. Snack Table:
    1. SMMS to provide juice boxes, cheese + crackers, animal cookies, smores – food allergy safe items
    1. Gwise will provide cider/sliced apples for caramel apples
    1. Snacks on SMMS Picnic table
  3. Firepit
    1. For smores
    1. Does anyone have a firepit that they can lend for the evening?
  4. Pumpkin painting
    1. SMMS Picnic table #2
    1. B.B. may have pumpkins?
    1. Do we have other painting products?
    1. Gwise fam has paper to cover tables if needed.
  5. Hay bales
    1. Confirmation that A.P. can provide
    1. Do we want large round bales for kids to climb?
  6. Any other events/suggestions?

Trail Suits and Boots

Our trail suits (rain suits) and boots are in! Over the next week any boots and rain items your child has will be making its way home. We can’t wait for all the adventures the outdoor gear will give us!

Coffee Talks

I will be linking our Coffee Talks from last year. These are short informational videos about Montessori, and your child’s experience at SMMS. We reccomend you take the time to watch them to understand more about Montessori.

You can click either of these links to watch on Facebook or Instagram.

Coffee Talk 1: Montessori 101

Facebook: https://fb.watch/84-JPwPOJ5/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CF9memrBZl4/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 

Coffee Talk 2: Sensitive Periods and Planes of Development

Facebook: https://fb.watch/84-L-B1W1j/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CGPlAHThQ4L/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 

Coffee Talk 3: Peace Education and Grace and Courtesy

Facebook: https://fb.watch/84-NKoSMmb/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CGhvTINBGnN/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 

Coffee Talk 4: Peace Education

Facebook: https://fb.watch/84-O_sGnM5/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CGzeEvrBkmX/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 

Coffee Talk 5:  Montessori in the home

Facebook: https://fb.watch/84-S9YW1C0/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CHXme26BjUy/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 

Coffee Talk 6: Practical Life

Facebook: https://fb.watch/84-VEliv9O/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CHppiuEhTQl/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 

Coffee Talk 7: Language Part 1

Facebook: https://fb.watch/84-_jhYBPW/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CIN3PTvhbfg/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 

Coffee Talk 8: Language Part 2

Facebook: https://fb.watch/84–1rFRGL/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CIimLLhhdRg/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 

Coffee Talk 9: Language Part 3

Facebook: https://fb.watch/8504DdKOeu/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CJ6zgg_BjoM/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 

Coffee Talk 10: Mathematics Part 1

Facebook: https://fb.watch/8506ingC6C/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CNTX7nuhos1/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 

Coffee Talk 11: Mathematics Part 2

Facebook: https://fb.watch/8507firaTm/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CNkceNZBkVY/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 

Coffee Talk 12: Mathematics Part 3

Facebook: https://fb.watch/85085_urla/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CObd2yyhwqK/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link