Weekly Announcements

Weekly Announcements - November 9, 2018

Fall School Pictures Are Now Available Online!
You may view your child's gallery online and order by November 23
and photographs will be shipped directly to your home.   

Please use the link and instructions below to order portraits online:
http://schoolhousepictures.search.snapizzi.com/search?job_id=7385

  1. Type your child's last name in the search box.

  2. Depending on your browser/device, you may initially be asked to enter an email address.

  3. When prompted for a password, please enter your child's last name.

  4. You may order photographs online and the photographs will be sent directly to your home.

  5. Please note that "ShootProof" may appear on your credit card statement.

  6.  If you have any questions or problems, for fastest response please contact Schoolhouse Pictures Customer Service:  customerservice@schoolhousepictures.com
    We hope that you enjoy your child's pictures!

Positive Discipline Series Continues!
Presented by Cristina Weisman, Director of Community Outreach

Thursdays: November 15, November 29 and December 6
8:00 to 9:30 a.m.  - Art Room, Ground Floor
$60 per person, proceeds benefit the Waterfront School Foundation.
You may bring a check, credit card or cash to the first session.

Primary Full & Extended Day Families – Open Friday, November 16, 2:30 p.m.
Parents of Kindergarten students are invited to stop by the Multipurpose Room
at 2:15 p.m. before Open Fridayto meet and talk with Ms. Susan, Lower Elementary Coordinator.

PaintFest!- Saturday, November 17 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Art Room, Ground Floor
Please click here to RSVP – Each family may choose one hour from the drop down menu. 

Please Mark Your Calendar!  
12:00 p.m. Close on Wednesday, November 21, for ALL students.
The school will remain closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23, for the 
Thanksgiving holiday.

 

We would love to welcome the younger members of your family to WFM!
If you are interested in having your other children attend our school,
please apply via our online application and include "sibling"
in the Other Information section.  Siblings of current students are
granted priority in admission as long as the student sibling continues
to be registered at WFM.  We invite you to click hereto apply. 

Please Save the Date! WFM STEM Fair
Saturday, December 15 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Kindergarten - Lower Elem. - Upper Elem. - Middle School
students will participate
All families are invited to see the exhibits!

Flu Vaccine
New Jersey State Law requires all students under five years old as of October 1, 2018, who are attending school in New Jersey to receive the influenza vaccine before December 31, 2018.  If your child is required to have this vaccine, please provide proof of his or her flu vaccination for our records.  If we do not have proof that he or she has received the vaccine, we must exclude the child from school until he or she receives it. 

As always, we are glad to have your family as part of our school!   

Chris Viteznik, Admissions & Communications Director
Dave Potosnak, IT Manager
parents@waterfrontmontessori.com

 Calendar Notes:

Monday, November 12 – Supply drive for York Street Project begins
Thursday, November 15 – Positive Discipline with Cristina Weisman
Friday, November 16 – Full/Ext Day Primary Open Friday with 2:15 p.m. Kinder parent 
         meeting
Saturday, November 17 – PaintFest!FLLQualifying Meet
Wednesday, November 21 – Early Close 12:00 p.m. Dismissal for all Students
Thursday & Friday, November 22 & 23 – School Closed for Thanksgiving
Friday, November 23 – Deadline to Order School Pictures
Thursday, November 29 – Positive Disciplinewith Cristina Weisman
Saturday, December 1 – WFM Open Housefor prospective families
Monday, December 3 –Hanukkah begins
Thursday, December 6 – Positive Disciplinewith Cristina Weisman; 
          Lower School Concert (tentative)
Monday, December 10 – Upper School Fall Concert
Tuesday, December 11 – Toddler Music performance; Nimbus Nutcracker
          field trip for Grades 1, 2, 4, 5 (Grade 3 performs)
Friday, December 14 – Lower & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Saturday, December 15 – WFM Science Fair  
Monday, December 17 – Primary 2 Nutcracker
Tuesday, December 18 – Primary 1 Nutcracker
Wednesday, Dec. 19 – Primary 3 Nutcracker  
Friday, December 21 – 3:15 p.m. Close for All Students - No AfterCare
Monday, December 24 through Friday, January 4 – School Closed for Winter Break
Tuesday, December 25 – Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 26 – Kwanzaa begins
Monday, December 31 – New Year's Eve
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 – New Year's Day
Monday, January 7 – School resumes

Weekly Announcement - November 2, 2018

Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday, November 4, at 2:00 a.m.
Please remember to “fall back” so you arrive at school on time!

REMINDER: School Closes at 1:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6.
There will be no AfterCare and no AfterSchool classes that day.
Parents of Half Day Primary Students: Please Mark Your Calendars!
You are invited to visit your child's class on Tuesday, November 6  - 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.
If you know families interested in our school, please invite them to attend our
Open House for prospective families on Saturday, November 3, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  We would love to meet them!

Positive Discipline
Presented by Cristina Weisman, Director of Community Outreach
 

Thursday, November 8, from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Art Room, Ground Floor
 
Free one hour introduction to the Positive Discipline series.
Join Cristina for coffee and discover solutions and tools for everyday parenting.
Registration for the free three-week series will be available online and at the introductory session. 

Open Fridays in November:
Lower & Upper Elementary Families – Friday, November 9, 2:30 p.m.
Primary Full & Extended Day Families – Friday, November 16, 2:30 p.m. 

Primary Families: 15 Year/15 Hours Service Project
Remember to send your excess Halloween candy in to school
by November 8!  Ms. Laura will take it to the local senior day care center
and donate the candy to the residents.
Thank you for your help!

Save the Date - Saturday, November 17:  Paint Fest Community Event
See your email inbox for details from Ms. Cristina

We would love to welcome the younger members of your family to WFM!
If you are interested in having other children attend our school,
please apply via our online application and include "sibling"
in the Other Information section.  Siblings of current students are
granted priority in admission as long as the student sibling continues
to be registered at WFM.  We invite you to click hereto apply.  

From Ms. Rose: 
American Museum of Natural History Presents Día de Muertos
Saturday, November 3, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, Hall of Biodiversity
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
Click here for more information 

Please Save the Date! WFM STEM Fair
Saturday, December 15 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Kindergarten - Lower Elem. - Upper Elem. - Middle School
students will participate
All families are invited to see the exhibits!

Flu Vaccine

New Jersey State Law requires all students under five years old as of October 1, 2018, who are attending school in New Jersey to receive the influenza vaccine before December 31, 2018.  If your child is required to have this vaccine, please provide proof of his or her flu vaccination for our records.  If we do not have proof that he or she has received the vaccine, we must exclude the child from school until he or she receives it. 

As always, we are glad to have your family as part of our school!   

Chris Viteznik, Admissions & Communications Director
Dave Potosnak, IT Manager
parents@waterfrontmontessori.com

Calendar Notes:

Saturday, November 3 – WFM Open House for prospective families
Sunday, November 4 – Daylight Savings Time ends; FLLPractice at WFM
Tuesday, November 6 – Early close 1:00 p.m. for Election Day;
          Half Day Primary Families invited to Class; Grab & Go Info Session for
          prospective families
Wednesday, November 7 – Diwali
Thursday, November 8 – Positive DisciplineIntro with Cristina Weisman
Friday, November 9 – Lower & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Thursday, November 15 – Positive Disciplinewith Cristina Weisman
Friday, November 16 – Full/Ext Day Primary Open Friday
Saturday, November 17 – PaintFest!; FLLQualifying Meet
Wednesday, November 21 – Early Close 12:00 p.m. Dismissal for all Students
Thursday & Friday, November 22 & 23 – School Closed for Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 29 – Positive Disciplinewith Cristina Weisman
Saturday, December 1 – WFM Open House for prospective families
Monday, December 3 –Hanukkah begins
Thursday, December 6 – Positive Disciplinewith Cristina Weisman; 
          Lower School Concert (tentative)
Monday, December 10 – Upper School Fall Concert
Tuesday, December 11 – Toddler Music performance; Nimbus Nutcracker
          field trip for Grades 1, 2, 4, 5 (Grade 3 performs)
Friday, December 14 – Lower & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Saturday, December 15 – WFM Science Fair  PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE
Monday, December 17 – Primary 2 Nutcracker
Tuesday, December 18 – Primary 1 Nutcracker
Wednesday, Dec. 19 – Primary 3 Nutcracker  
Friday, December 21 – 3:15 p.m. Close for All Students - No AfterCare
Monday, December 24 through Friday, January 4 – School Closed for
          Winter Break
Tuesday, December 25 – Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 26 – Kwanzaa begins
Monday, December 31 – New Year's Eve
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 – New Year's Day
Monday, January 7 – School resumes

Weekly Announcements - October 25, 2017

Monday & Tuesday: Parent-Teacher Conferences
School Closed
: Friday, October 26 for a Faculty Planning Day and
Monday & Tuesday, October 29 & 30, for Parent-Teacher Conferences
Please note that on Parent-Teacher Conference days:

  • All-day childcare will be provided for registered Before/After Care students only.

  • Parents may bring students to school during their conference times.

  • Middle School students are expected to attend their conferences along with their parents.

  • If parents are attending conferences at both campuses and plan to bring students during conference times, please be aware that all Toddler and Primary students (including Kindergarteners) must remain at the Lower School campus (first floor) where we are properly staffed to care for younger children.

  • AfterSchool classes will continue as scheduled on conference days, Monday and Tuesday.  (NO AfterSchool classes on Friday.)  

We would love to welcome the younger members of your family to WFM!
If you are interested in having other children attend our school,
please apply via our online application and include "sibling"
in the Other Information section.  Siblings of current students are
granted priority in admission as long as the student sibling continues
to be registered at WFM.  We invite you to click here to apply. 

If you know families interested in our school, please invite them to attend our
Open House for prospective families on Saturday, November 3, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  We would love to meet them! 

Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday, November 4, at 2:00 a.m.
Please remember to “fall back” so you arrive at school on time! 

From Ms. Rose:  Dia de los Muertos celebrations this weekend
Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders
Day of the Dead Festival in NYC
October 26 - 28, 2018
East Yard at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery
10th St and Second Ave., New York, NY 10003
Art • Live Music • Mexican Food • Mexican Folk Art Market 
Remember your departed loved-ones by bringing copies of photographs to be part of the ofrenda (altar) and honor them throughout the three-day celebration.
Free and open to the public.
RSVPnot required but greatly appreciated.

American Museum of Natural History
Presents Día de Muertos
Saturday, November 3
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, Hall of Biodiversity
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street

 Immerse yourself in the traditions of Día de Muertosin this family-friendly, full-day festival featuring altars dedicated to extinct animal species, performances by Mexican folk musicians and dance troupes, hands-on cultural and scientific workshops, and a craft marketplace.
Mexican dance groups and music from Oaxaca and beyond and a selection of activities will be presented by Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders.

RSVP is required: Please note that you must click to RSVPto receive free tickets to attend the museum for this event.

Flu Vaccine

New Jersey State Law requires all students under five years old as of October 1, 2018, who are attending school in New Jersey to receive the influenza vaccine before December 31, 2018.  If your child is required to have this vaccine, please provide proof of his or her flu vaccination for our records.  If we do not have proof that he or she has received the vaccine, we must exclude the child from school until he or she receives it. 

As always, we are glad to have your family as part of our school!   

Chris Viteznik, Admissions & Communications Director
Dave Potosnak, IT Manager
parents@waterfrontmontessori.com 

Calendar Notes:

Friday, October 26 – School Closed for Faculty Planning Day
Monday & Tuesday, October 29 & 30 – School Closed for
          Parent Teacher Conferences
Thursday, November 1 – Drop-In Coffee with Karen & Cristina, 8:15 a.m.
Saturday, November 3 – WFM Open House for prospective families
Sunday, November 4 – Daylight Savings Time ends; FLLpractice meet
Tuesday, November 6 – Early close 1:00 p.m. for Election Day;
          Half Day Primary Families invited into classes;
          Grab & Go Info Session for prospective families
Wednesday, November 7 – Diwali
Friday, November 9 – Lower & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Friday, November 16 – Full/Ext Day Primary Open Friday
Saturday, November 17 – FLLQualifying event 
Wednesday, November 21 – Early Close 12:00 p.m. Dismissal for all Students
Thursday & Friday, November 22 & 23 – School Closed for Thanksgiving
Saturday, December 1 – WFM Open House for prospective families
Monday, December 3 – Hanukkah begins
Thursday, December 6 – Lower School Concert (tentative)
Monday, December 10 – Upper School Fall Concert
Tuesday, December 11 – Toddler Music performance
Friday, December 14 – Lower & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Saturday, December 15 – WFM Science Fair PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE
Monday, December 17 – Primary 2 Nutcracker - PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE
Tuesday, December 18 – Primary 1 Nutcracker - PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE
Wednesday, Dec. 19 – Primary 3 Nutcracker - PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE 
Friday, December 21 – 3:15 p.m. Close for All Students - No AfterCare
Monday, December 24 through Friday, January 4 – School Closed for
          Winter Break
Tuesday, December 25 – Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 26 – Kwanzaa begins
Monday, December 31 – New Year's Eve
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 – New Year's Day
Monday, January 7 – School resumes

Jazz Foundation of America - October 19, 2018

On Thursday afternoon, Upper Elementary students enjoyed a jazz concert sponsored by the Jazz Foundation of America. Guest artists included our very own Greg Murphy on piano, Billy Johnson on Double Bass and his brother Mark Johnson on percussion.

This amazing trio will be performing throughout the school year for all of our students at various times.

15 Years, 15 Hours: Liberty State Park Beautification Project

15y15h project 1.jpg

On Friday, the Lower Elementary students took a ferry ride to Liberty State Park. The students and teachers got their hands dirty pulling weeds, clearing planters, spreading peat moss and planting bulbs to help restore and beautify the park. This field trip was part of the 15 Years, 15 Hours service program designed to commemorate our 15th anniversary.

Weekly Announcements - October 12, 2018

Parent-Teacher Conference Sign Ups will be available 
on Monday, October 15, at 5:00 a.m.
At that time you will receive an email with the class sign up links.

Upper Elementary and Middle School Parents and Middle School Students:
We invite you to join us for WFM's High School Open House on 
Tuesday, October 16, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Representatives of top high schools will be on hand to meet our Middle School students and share information about their programs.
Please click here to RSVP.

Reminder:  Primary Open Friday - October 19, 2:30 p.m.
We would love to welcome the younger members of your family to WFM!
If you are interested in having other children attend our school,
please apply via our online application and include "sibling"
in the Other Information section.  Siblings of current students are
granted priority in admission as long as the student sibling continues
to be registered at WFM.  We invite you to click here to apply.  

Please Mark Your Calendars:  Fall School Pictures Coming Up
Lower School  
Monday, October 22:  Toddler 1, Toddler 2, Primary 3
Tuesday, October 23:  Primary 1, Primary 2
Upper School
Wednesday, October 24:
Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary & Middle School

Reminder:  School Closed
October 26 for a Faculty Planning Day and
October 29 & 30 for Parent-Teacher Conferences

If you have not already done so,please complete and send in
all of the forms for your child that were distributed
in the First Day Packages at the beginning of the school year.

Flu Vaccine
New Jersey State Law requires all students under five years old as of October 1, 2018, who are attending school in New Jersey to receive the influenza vaccine before December 31, 2018.  If your child is required to have this vaccine, please provide proof of his or her flu vaccination for our records.  If we do not have proof that he or she has received the vaccine, we must exclude the child from school until he or she receives it. 
As always, we are glad to have your family as part of our school!   

Chris Viteznik, Admissions & Communications Director
Dave Potosnak, IT Manager
parents@waterfrontmontessori.com

Calendar Notes:

Monday, October 15 – Parent-Teacher Conference Sign Ups begin
Tuesday, October 16 – WFM High School Open House
Friday, October 19 – Primary Open Friday
Monday - Wednesday, October 22-24 – Fall School Pictures
Friday, October 26 – School Closed for Faculty Planning Day
Monday & Tuesday, October 29 & 30 – School Closed for
          Parent Teacher Conferences
Saturday, November 3 – WFM Open House for prospective families
Sunday, November 4 – Daylight Savings Time ends
Tuesday, November 6 – Early close 1:00 p.m. for Election Day;
          Grab & Go Info Session for prospective families
Wednesday, November 7 – Diwali
Friday, November 9 – Lower & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Friday, November 16 – Primary Open Friday
Wednesday, November 21 – Early Close 12:00 p.m. Dismissal for all Students
Thursday & Friday, November 22 & 23 – School Closed for Thanksgiving
Saturday, December 1 – WFM Open House for prospective families
Monday, December 3 – Hanukkah begins
Thursday, December 6 – Lower School Concert (tentative)
Saturday, December 8 – WFM Science Fair
Monday, December 10 – Upper School Fall Concert
Tuesday, December 11 – Toddler Music performance
Friday, December 14 – Lower & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Monday, December 17 – Primary 2 Nutcracker - PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE
Tuesday, December 18 – Primary 1 Nutcracker - PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE
Wednesday, Dec. 19 – Primary 3 Nutcracker - PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE 
Friday, December 21 – 3:15 p.m. Close for All Students - No AfterCare
Monday, December 24 through Friday, January 4 – School Closed for
          Winter Break
Tuesday, December 25 – Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 26 – Kwanzaa begins
Monday, December 31 – New Year's Eve
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 – New Year's Day
Monday, January 7 – School resumes

Weekly Announcements - October 4, 2017

REMINDER:
Friday, October 5 - School Closed for Faculty Planning Day
Monday, October 8 - School Closed for Americas Day (aka Columbus Day)

Thanks to all of our WFM families who enjoyed the amazing
2018 Fall Family Fun Day last Sunday!
Special thanks to Ms. Cristina and her team for a great event!
Everyone enjoyed great food, games and friendship.
Please stay tuned for the next WFM community event!

For Prospective Families:  WFM Open Houses and Grab & Go Info Sessions
If you know families who would like to learn more about our school, please invite them to attend one of our events coming up next week:
Tuesday, October 9, 8:15 a.m. in the Art Room – Grab & Go Info Session
     They will learn about WFM, have a cup of coffee and still make it to work on time!
Wednesday, October 10, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. – Open House

Reminder:  Open Fridays in October
October 12, 2:30 p.m.:  Lower & Upper Elementary
October 19, 2:30 p.m.:  Primary

We would love to welcome the younger members of your family to WFM!
If you are interested in having other children attend our school,
please apply via our online application and include "sibling"
in the Other Information section.  Siblings of current students are
granted priority in admission as long as the student sibling continues
to be registered at WFM.  We invite you to click hereto apply. 

Flu Vaccine
New Jersey State Law requires all students under five years old as of October 1, 2018, who are attending school in New Jersey to receive the influenza vaccine before December 31, 2018.  If your child is required to have this vaccine, please provide proof of his or her flu vaccination for our records.  If we do not have proof that he or she has received the vaccine, we must exclude the child from school until he or she receives it. 

Upper Elementary and Middle School Parents and Middle School Students:
We invite you to join us for WFM's High School Open House on 
Tuesday, October 16, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Representatives of top high schools will be on hand to meet our Middle School students and share information about their programs.
Please click here to RSVP.

As always, we are glad to have your family as part of our school!   

Chris Viteznik, Admissions & Communications Director
Dave Potosnak, IT Manager
parents@waterfrontmontessori.com

 Calendar Notes:
Friday, October 5 – School Closed for Faculty Planning Day
Monday, October 8 – School Closed for Americas Day
Tuesday, October 9 – Grab & Go Info Session for prospective families
Wednesday, October 10 – WFM Open House for prospective families
Friday, October 12 – Lower Elementary & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Tuesday, October 16 – WFM High School Open House
Friday, October 19 – Primary Open Friday
Monday - Wednesday, October 22-24 – Fall School Pictures
Friday, October 26 – School Closed for Faculty Planning Day
Monday & Tuesday, October 29 & 30 – School Closed for
          Parent Teacher Conferences
Saturday, November 3 – WFM Open House for prospective families
Sunday, November 4 – Daylight Savings Time ends
Tuesday, November 6 – Early close 1:00 p.m. for Election Day;
          Grab & Go Info Session for prospective families
Wednesday, November 7 – Diwali
Friday, November 9 – Lower & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Friday, November 16 – Primary Open Friday
Wednesday, November 21 – Early Close 12:00 p.m. Dismissal for all Students
Thursday & Friday, November 22 & 23 – School Closed for Thanksgiving
Saturday, December 1 – WFM Open House for prospective families
Monday, December 3 – Hanukkah begins
Thursday, December 6 – Lower School Concert (tentative)
Saturday, December 8 – WFM Science Fair
Monday, December 10 – Upper School Fall Concert
Tuesday, December 11 – Toddler Music performance
Friday, December 14 – Lower & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Monday, December 17 – Primary 2 Nutcracker - PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE
Tuesday, December 18 – Primary 1 Nutcracker - PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE
Wednesday, Dec. 19 – Primary 3 Nutcracker - PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE 
Friday, December 21 – 3:15 p.m. Close for All Students - No AfterCare
Monday, December 24 through Friday, January 4 – School Closed for
          Winter Break
Tuesday, December 25 – Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 26 – Kwanzaa begins
Monday, December 31 – New Year's Eve
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 – New Year's Day
Monday, January 7 – School resumes

Weekly Announcements - September 28, 2018

WFM Announcements 9-28-18

 Thanks to all families who participated in the 
Whole School Improvement, Parent Voices meetings
or completed the online survey.
We appreciate your insights!
Please click hereto see the report.

Please Mark Your Calendars!
Friday, October 5 - School Closed for Faculty Planning Day
Monday, October 8 - School Closed for Americas Day (aka Columbus Day)

Flu Vaccine

New Jersey State Law requires all students under five years old as of October 1, 2018, who are attending school in New Jersey to receive the influenza vaccine before December 31, 2018.  If your child is required to have this vaccine, please provide proof of his or her flu vaccination for our records.  If we do not have proof that he or she has received the vaccine, we must exclude the child from school until he or she receives it. 

Waterfront School Foundation Fall Family Fun Day!
Sunday, September 30 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
at the Liberty State Park Freedom Pavilion
 Join other school families for a wonderful day in the park 
and enjoy crafts, games and a potluck lunch!
Please click here for more information and to RSVP for the event.

 Reminder:  Open Fridays in October
October 12:  Lower & Upper Elementary
October 19:  Primary

Upper Elementary and Middle School Parents and Middle School Students:

We invite you to join us for WFM's High School Open House on 
Tuesday, October 16, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Representatives of top high schools will be on hand to meet our Middle School students and share information about their programs.
Please click hereto RSVP.

As always, we are glad to have your family as part of our school!  

Chris Viteznik, Admissions & Communications Director
Dave Potosnak, IT Manager
parents@waterfrontmontessori.com

Calendar Notes:
Friday, October 5 – School Closed for Faculty Planning Day
Monday, October 8 – School Closed for Americas Day
Tuesday, October 9 – Grab & Go Info Session for prospective families
Wednesday, October 10 – WFM Open House for prospective families
Friday, October 12 – Lower Elementary & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Tuesday, October 16 – WFM High School Open House
Friday, October 19 – Primary Open Friday
Monday - Thursday, October 22-25 – Fall School Pictures
Friday, October 26 – School Closed for Faculty Planning Day
Monday & Tuesday, October 29 & 30 – School Closed for
          Parent Teacher Conferences
Saturday, November 3 – WFM Open House for prospective families
Sunday, November 4 – Daylight Savings Time ends
Tuesday, November 6 – Early close 1:00 p.m. for Election Day;
          Grab & Go Info Session for prospective families
Wednesday, November 7 – Diwali
Friday, November 9 – Lower & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Friday, November 16 – Primary Open Friday
Wednesday, November 21 – Early Close 12:00 p.m. Dismissal for all Students
Thursday & Friday, November 22 & 23 – School Closed for Thanksgiving
Saturday, December 1 –WFM Open House for prospective families
Monday, December 3 – Hanukkah begins
Thursday, December 6 – Lower School Concert (tentative)
Saturday, December 8 – WFM Science Fair
Monday, December 10 – Upper School Fall Concert (tentative)
Tuesday, December 11 – Toddler Music performance
Wednesday, December 12 – Primary 3 Nutcracker
Thursday, December 13 – Primary 2 Nutcracker
Friday, December 14 – Primary 1 Nutcracker;
          Lower & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Friday, December 21 – 3:15 p.m. Close for All Students - No AfterCare
Monday, December 24 through Friday, January 4 – School Closed for
          Winter Break
Tuesday, December 25 – Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 26 – Kwanzaa begins
Monday, December 31 – New Year's Eve
Tuesday, January 1 – New Year's Day
Monday, January 7, 2019 – School resumes

 

 

Weekly Announcements - September 21, 2018

Reminder: Please plan to attend one of these sessions

Whole School Improvement, Parent Voices
A parent ideas conversation with Carney, Sandoe
educational consultant Skip Kotkins

Morning Session: Tuesday, September 25, 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. in the Art Room
Evening Session: Tuesday, September 25, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Art Room
Morning Session: Wednesday, September 26, 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. in the Art Room

New parents, old parents, all are welcome. No RSVP needed.
We want your voice to be heard!

If you cannot attend any of these sessions, you may express your thoughts in a brief survey that can be found at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/waterfrontmontsurvey
Access to the survey will close on Sunday, September 23, at 6:00 p.m.

AfterSchool Registration::
A few classes still have space available.
Please click on the following links for information and to register:
Lower School (Primary - Kinder)
Upper School (LE - UE - MS)

Reminder: Fall Pizza Friday for Elementary & Middle School
Begins Friday, September 28
Please click here to register.

Waterfront School Foundation Fall Family Fun Day!
Sunday, September 30 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
at the Liberty State Park Freedom Pavilion

Join other school families for a wonderful day in the park
and enjoy crafts, games and a potluck lunch!
Please click here for more information and to RSVP for the event.

Please Mark Your Calendars!
Friday, October 5 -
School Closed for Faculty Planning Day
Monday, October 8 - School Closed for Americas Day (Columbus Day)
We hope you enjoy the upcoming long weekend!

Chris Viteznik, Admissions & Communications Director
Dave Potosnak, IT Manager
parents@waterfrontmontessori.com

Calendar Notes:

Friday, September 28 – Upper School Pizza Friday begins
Sunday, September 30 – WSF Fall Family Fun Day
Friday, October 5 – School Closed for Faculty Planning Day
Monday, October 8 – School Closed for Americas Day
Tuesday, October 9 – Grab & Go Info Session for prospective families
Wednesday, October 10 – WFM Open House for prospective families
Friday, October 12 – Lower Elementary & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Tuesday, October 16 – WFM High School Open House
Friday, October 19 – Primary Open Friday
Monday - Thursday, October 22-25 – Fall School Pictures
Friday, October 26 – School Closed for Faculty Planning Day
Monday & Tuesday, October 29 & 30 – School Closed for Parent Teacher Conferences
Saturday, November 3 – WFM Open House for prospective families
Sunday, November 4 – Daylight Savings Time ends
Tuesday, November 6 – Early close 1:00 p.m. for Election Day;
Grab & Go Info Session for prospective families

Weekly Announcements - September 14, 2018

Fall Welcome Breakfast:  To kick off the year, we hope you can join us at our Fall Welcome Breakfast on Saturday, September 15, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on our Warren Street playground.  Come enjoy a pancake breakfast, connect with other school families, teachers and staff members and meet your child’s classmates!  If you have not already done so, please click here to RSVP.

Back to School Night


Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary & Middle School Parents:  Please join us for our Upper School Back to School Night on Monday, September 17, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Please click to RSVP.

Every Friday students bring home school communications and other documents in their Friday Folders.  Please review the information in your child’s folder each week and then return the empty folder to school on Mondays. 

Please look for a large envelope from the officethat was distributed on the first day of school.  The packages contain important school documents, including copies of your child’s application, emergency contacts, emergency medical information and more.  Please review your child’s documents, sign the appropriate documents, make any necessary corrections and return to school.  If all information is correct, please sign each page and return them to school.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping our database accurate.

Please Mark Your Calendars:  The school is closed for Yom Kippur on Wednesday, September 19

Upper School Families:  Watch your inbox for information about Fall term Pizza Fridays.

Chris Viteznik, Admissions & Communications Director
Dave Potosnak, IT Manager
parents@waterfrontmontessori.com


Calendar Notes:


Saturday, September 15 – Fall Welcome Breakfast
Monday, September 17 – Lower School specials begin;  
         Upper School Back to School Night
Wednesday, September 19 – School Closed for Yom Kippur
Friday, September 21 – LE field trip to Alstede Farms
Friday, September 28 – Upper School Pizza Friday begins (tentative)
Friday, October 5 – School Closed for Faculty Planning Day
Monday, October 8 – School Closed for Americas Day
Tuesday, October 9 – Grab & Go Info Session for prospective families
Wednesday, October – WFM Open House for prospective families
Friday, October 12 – Lower Elementary & Upper Elementary Open Friday
Tuesday, October 16 – WFM High School Open House
Friday, October 19 – Primary Open Friday
Monday - Thursday, October 22-25 – Fall School Pictures
Friday, October 26 – School Closed for Faculty Planning Day
Monday & Tuesday, October 29 & 30 – School Closed for Parent Teacher Conferences
Saturday, November 3 – WFM Open House for prospective families
Sunday, November 4 – Daylight Savings Time ends
Tuesday, November 6 – Early close 1:00 p.m. for Election Day; 
          Grab & Go Info Session for prospective families

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