Current News From Lamplighter

October 16, 2017


Several of our Montessori Teachers attended a Montessori Literacy workshop this weekend. The workshop was sponsored by the Montessori Alliance of Tennessee. The workshop affirmed the learning to read and write lessons that we have in our Toddler, Early Childhood, and Lower Elementary levels. Several new ideas were presented which will be implimented throughout the year. Thank you to the Lamplighter teachers who attended this workshop over the weekend!

Montessori Fits is Thursday, October 19th. Montessori Fits is a night focused on Montessori Education. The night begins with a family dinner that is followed by mini-workshops designed to help parents learn more about the Montesori method of education. Childcare is available during the workshops. Please put this fun event on your calendar. The evening begins at 5:00 PM. Registration forms were sent home in last week's Monday's folders. You can also download a form here. The deadline to register for this parent education event is Tuesday, October 17th.

Fall Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled on Tuesday, October 31. This is a holiday for studens. Conferences for students in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade are scheduled for 30 minutes, all other conferences are scheduled for 15 minutes. Please email Terrie Sampson or contact the front office, 901-751-2000, to schedule your Parent Teacher Conference. 

We are a few weeks away from our Fall Box Tops submission, our goal is $500 and Lamplighter needs your help. Click here or the list of participating products. You may drop your Box Tops off with your child’s teacher, each classroom has a collection jar (Fall deadline is October 27th).  Thanks in advance for your participation this year!

The annual MMUN Fun Run is Saturday, November 4th at the Jones Pond Pavillion in Shelby Farms at 9:00 AM. Please invite your friends and neighbors to join this fun event. Funds raised help send our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students to the Montessori Model UN conference. This year the conference is in February in New York. Registration forms for the fun run have gone home . You can also download a form here. 

Thank you,

Terrie Sampson