All families are invited for this evening Pow Wow. Parents, grandparents and friends are invited and encouraged to join us for this educational, exciting presentation and demonstration. Wednesday, November 30th - 6:00-7:30pm There will be face painting, historical story telling, campfire pan and traditional dancing. Please bring some money for a souvenir at the trading post. Light snacks provided by the MPTO. About Jimmy Sawgrass Jim Sawgrass is a native Floridian and a member of the Muskogee Creek Indian Tribe. He served on the Florida Indian Council from 1991 to 1995. Sawgrass has been sharing his knowledge of the Southeastern Native [...]
Date of Food Drive: Nov. 1st - Nov. 21st We ask for each student to please bring a small bag of food items to their classroom. Critical Need Items Meals in a can Nonfat dry milk Canned meats Evaporated milk Canned tuna Nutritional drinks Dry beans Canned veggies Canned soup Pasta/Macaroni Canned fruit Rice Stew Baby Food *Other non-perishable items welcome Thank you for helping others in need!
4-H/Tropicana Public Speaking Contest Florida 4-H is very proud of the 4-H/Tropicana Public Speaking Contest. Working with youth in grades 4-6, this contest helps thousands of young people annually learn how to write and deliver a speech. More than 150,000 young people in over 50 Florida counties in grades 4-6 participated in the contest on an annual basis. Tropicana has sponsored the contest since 1969 and provides classroom materials for teachers, certificates of participation, medallions for school winners, trophies for county winners, summer camp scholarships and Tropicana orange juice refreshments for county contests. Close to 2 million students have participated in [...]
During the month of February our elementary students participated in a fundraising drive to help find a cure for Leukemia & Lymphoma. Our goal was to reach $1,000.00. Not only did we reach our goal, but we exceeded it raising $1,053.91. Also, the class with the top average participated in a spaghetti lunch from Olive Garden. Rooms 8 & 12 Celebrate with Spaghetti Lunch About Pastas for Pennies Since 1994, millions of dollars have been raised in pennies and other spare change by more than 10 million elementary, middle and high school students throughout the country. The funds, collected during a [...]
These children will receive science & art awards on stage at the Melbourne Auditorium on Thursday, March 10. Students should dress nicely. Science: 4th Grade Biological - Bailey S. (3rd) Environmental - Lance G. (1st) 5th Grade Biological - Sophia C. (2nd) Environmental - Brooke W. (3rd) 6th Grade Biological - Avery B. (3rd) Environmental - Jonathan R. (2nd) Physical - Kaylee K. (3rd) Art: 3rd Place-2D - Sophia C. Merit Winners: Amelia M. Abby M. Shweta P. Chance W. Thurs., March 10th Melbourne Auditorium will open for viewing all science projects and artwork starting at 3:30. Please come out to [...]
Indian Harbour Montessori sixth grader, Avery B. has qualified to compete in the state level competition of the National Geographic Bee! The Florida State Geographic Bee will be held at Jacksonville University on Friday, April 1, 2016. Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The contest is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject, and increase public awareness about geography. Schools with students in grades four through eight are eligible for this entertaining and challenging test [...]
Both of our competitive girls and boys basketball teams won first place in their tournaments this past weekend! Through dedication, great coaching, good sportsmanship, and the desire to do their best as a team, this was accomplished. Indian Harbour Montessori swept the competitive sports in their division this year including volleyball, flag football and now both competitive basketball teams. A special acknowledgement and thanks to all of our coaches and Mrs. Naugle for their commitment to our students and great athletics. Congratulations students! Go Makos!
Jonathan Wood from The Raptor Project visited Indian Harbour Montessori on Friday, January 15th. The children listened as Jonathan and his wife Susan and their avian predators, discussed conservation, as well as how the birds are ambassadors for their habitat. If the raptors are doing well, everyone else is in good shape. Indian Harbour Montessori was his first stop in Brevard County as he visits several different venues throughout the area this month. Wood, a federally licensed master falconer, wildlife rehabilitator, raptor propagator and game bird breeder, operates The Raptor Project, the world’s largest traveling collection of eagles, hawks, falcons and [...]
Parents, Grandparents and Friends are all invited to come and attend the Raptor Project with Jonathan Wood. Please join us on Friday, January 15, 2016 Rooms 2, 3, 8 & 12 - 9:00-9:45 Rooms 10 & 22 - 10:00-10:45 A special thank you to our MPTO and Mrs. Thomas for bringing this wonderful program to our school for all of the children.
Indian Harbour Montessori parents and staff donated over 150 pairs of pajamas to the Brevard Family Partnership, they will also receive that many books from Scholastic. Our art teacher, Heather Everett created a snowman photo booth out of a box for our students & parents to enjoy after our Winter Program. It was donated after the children's Christmas party that Brevard Family Partnership hosted. We were also able to provide over 300 pounds of non-perishable food items to the Second Harvest Food Bank. Thanks to everyone who participated and helped out so many this holiday season!