We will be closing today Wednesday, October 5 at 3pm due to the mandatory evacuation of the barrier island starting at 3pm due to Hurricane Matthew. We will also be closed on Thursday, October 6 and Friday, October 7. We plan to reopen on Monday, October 10 and will send out a notification if we will be closed beyond that. We hope our families are all safe during this evacuation and storm. Denise Johnson, Administrator Tweets by NWSMelbourne
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 [...]
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!
The students in Room 22 recently did a unit on Ancient Egypt. Their parents, grandparents and friends were invited to take a walk through ancient Egypt after the winter program today. [nggallery id=2]
Please join us in the Gym at 8:45 am on Friday, December 18th. We believe in teaching our children to help and support others in need. We are working with the Scholastic Pajama Drive donating new pajamas (unwrapped) and scholastic will donate a new book for every pair, as well as with the Second Harvest Food Bank donating non-perishable foods. *All items should be to your child’s classroom by Dec. 16th. We look forward to sharing the blessings we have in our school family, with local families in need of community outreach this year. Wishes for a wonderful holiday season to [...]
Peace Day, which is often referred to formally as United Nations Day, is observed every year in October. Another occasion that is celebrated in October is International Children’s Day, which is celebrated during the last week of October. This holiday was originally created by UNICEF to celebrate our cultural diversity and ethnic heritage. This year, all pre-primary classes (Rooms 1, 2, and 3) celebrated both United Nations Day and International Children’s Day on October 23rd. As a part of our Peace Day Celebration, students sang peace songs, created peace artwork, and alongside their parents prepared and tasted authentic foods from the [...]
Our annual Barnes & Noble Bookfair was a smashing success! Thank you to all of the parent, grandparents, staff and students that attended and participated! Below are some highlights from the Barnes & Noble Bookfair. Barnes & Noble Book Fair was a smashing success! Thank you to all of the parent, grandparents, staff and students that attended and participated!Posted by Especially For Children & Indian Harbour Montessori on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Barnes & Noble Book FairPosted by Especially For Children & Indian Harbour Montessori on Wednesday, October 14, 2015