Greetings CMS Families
April 1, 2019
““Watching a child makes it obvious that the development of his mind comes through his movements.”.
Dr. Maria Montessori
Re-enrollment is now available for the 2019-20 school year
Eagle Classroom Poetry Festival – April 5
Spring Break Child Care – Deadline to Sign Up April 5
Spring Fling Tickets Go On Sale – April 12 @noon
Spring Fling 2019 – April 28, 3-5 at The Poway Center for the Performing Arts
Discounted Auction Tickets – Available Now!!
Re-enrollment/Open Enrollment 2019-2020
Open Enrollment has begun for 2019-2020. Re-enrollment will be open until April 30th. If you are unable to meet the 4/30 deadline, please contact Sean Rose regarding a request for an extension ASAP.
Spring Fling 2019-Our 30th Year Celebration!
Our Spring Fling is Sunday, April 28, 2019
The show will be held at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts at 15498 Espola Road, Poway, 92064
Tickets are $17 and will go on sale at noon on Friday, April 12th. To order over the internet go to www.PowayCenter.com. Children under age 3 are complementary, but are required to have a ticket. Our event is reserved seating only. We do not sell the tickets at school. They are not available at Will Call.
You may also order your tickets by calling the box office at 858 748-0505. Hours are 12:00-5:00pm on Fridays and 10:00am to 3:00pm on Saturdays ONLY!
Parents: Please bring your child/ren to the Performer’s Entrance by 2:30 p.m. The entrance is located on the south side of the building in route from the parking lot. If the children are late, they may not get on stage for the opening act.
Staff will escort the students to their dressing rooms. Please, no parents allowed backstage. Performers must wear their new white CMS t-shirt with white, denim, or khaki shorts or pants. Your teacher may request another color of pants.
Inside lobby will open at 2:15. Show begins promptly at 3:00 pm
Due to the fire safety laws, absolutely no strollers will be allowed.
If taking pictures, please do not block another person’s view. No flash photography allowed. We have a professional company recording the entire show. Copies and a link will be available for purchase. Order forms and information will be available after the show.
At the conclusion of the show, Staff will escort all children off stage and get them to you.
It is important that the audience must remain seated until we open the doors indicating that the children are ready to be picked up. Please check out your child with their teachers.
The children, Staff, and our outstanding Music Instructor, Dennis Short, have been working very hard to present our annual Spring Fling. ENJOY THE SHOW!!
***Remember to have your child wear their CMS White School T-Shirt for the performance.
CMS Shirt Orders
Spring Fling T-shirts ordering begins today-April 1st. There is no webstore this year, so we are taking orders via a local vendor. Shirts are $13.00. IMPORTANT: while white and green t-shirts will be available, Spring Fling t-shirts must be WHITE. Please email Jose with size, color and quantity no later than April 9th. Due to the vendor process we will not be able to order any additional shirts past that deadline.
Shirt Size Charts:
2019 Summer Camps
Summer Camp 2019 registrations are now open! CMS families have been emailed forms via FACTS and forms are also available in the Admin Office and on the CMS website under Summer Programs. It’s first come/first served so don’t miss out, sign up early!
Celebrating 30 Years of Excellence
Country Montessori School is in its 30 year! The students, faculty and staff will be honoring our beloved CMS by having a traditional Montessori style birthday where all of us will be going around the “sun” three times while singing. The children will all get a special snack and keep sake! Cheers to another 30 years!
Spring Break April 15th – April 19th
CMS will be closed for Spring Break Monday April 15th through Friday April 19th. Child care may be offered on April 15th through April 19th if we have a minimum of 20 students sign up for child care. If you would like to sign up please email Jose Bolanos to inform him which days you would like and if you need half day (less than 5 hours – $25) or full day (over 5 hours – $45). Please contact Jose at your earliest convenience, Friday April 5th is the deadline to sign up if you need child care.
CMS Annual Auction and Dinner Benefit – Discounted Early Bird Tickets Available Now!
Our 21st Annual Auction and Dinner Benefit is on Saturday May 11th, here on the CMS campus from 4 pm – 7 pm. Come join us to celebrate 30 years of CMS. Enjoy a memorable evening of hors d’oeuvres, dinner, beer & wine bar, 50/50 Opportunity Drawing, unique Silent and Live Auction items, and our Wine Wall.
The auction event is not just for the adults; while parents are enjoying the auction the kids will have their own special entertainment. Students will enjoy two bounce castles (one for early childhood and one for elementary), fun craft activities, dinner and a special animal presentation. Wild Wonders will be bringing some interesting animals for a unique animal presentation. Some of the exciting animals they may see include an American Alligator, a Blue Tongued Skink, a Grey Fox, a Kinkajou, a Patagonia and a Bearcat.
Discounted Early Bird Auction tickets are available now, to purchase your tickets click HERE.
You can also choose to sponsor an auction ticket for your child’s teacher.
We hope that you will join us for this special family event and come out to support Country Montessori School.
Thank you for your support
The CMS Family