August 2017 Newsletter

August 2017
Newsletter/menu – The newsletter and menu are available for view on our web site. Be sure and join the Facebook Livingston Montessori Group – just send a request. We will post pictures, updates, and any information important to our parents.
Our new school year will begin August 21st. If you have not confirmed your child’s fall enrollment, please do so. Our classes fill quickly and we want to accommodate everyone if possible.
Why should my child continue with a Montessori education? In the Montessori environment, the student is presented with endless opportunities to develop academic skills with the aid of self-correcting materials in a prepared setting. Each succeeding year the student can move into more challenging academic areas. In this supportive, exciting environment he or she develops concentration, self-discipline, a sense of order, and persistence in completing a task. Therefore, creative self-expression and love of learning develop. These empowering habits enable our students to excel in life.
Livingston Montessori School educates students - Preschool through the 12th Grade.
As the beginning of a new school year approaches, some students may have transitions which can concern parents. These suggestions will ease the transition for your student:
     Meet the Teacher – If at all possible, meet the new teacher with your student. Children can become                stressed when they don’t know what to expect. Meeting the new teacher can help by answering some simple      questions. You and your student could set up an appointment and meet the teacher for a few minutes before      or after school.
     Preview – If your student is not familiar with his/her new class, our office staff would be glad to arrange          several “visits”.
     Discuss Concerns – Moving to a new environment may bring some concerns for your student. Even                enthusiastic children may have some questions. Talk with your student about what they can expect and what      they will be doing. Some friends will remain the same and some work will remain the same. This provides a        sense of familiarity. Everyone involved wants your student to be successful.
     Change Is Good – Change can be positive. Even with an incredible past experience, the next experience          should be even more rewarding and fulfilling for your student.
Transition times tend to bring up issues that are not dealt with on an everyday basis. Use some of the techniques above to assist your student. Learning to handle new situations now will help your child deal with changes later in life. If you have any questions or concerns about your student’s transition, please speak with a teacher or call the office.
Look for more news the first day of school - August 21st.
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