Newsletter February 2021

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February 2021
Princeton Montessori Academy
Dates to Remember:
Happy Day of Hearts
*February - Black
We are halfway through the school year! The resilience that our families and
History Month
students have shown has been truly inspiring. We are grateful for the
cooperation and support that the parents have shown during these times.
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The steady decrease in the number of daily new coronavirus cases gives us
Chinese New Year
much hope of returning to some sort of normalcy in our lives, although we
Celebrations
continue to take all measures to prevent the spread of the disease in our
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school and community. Our thoughts and prayers are with our families who
Valentine’s Day
have been affected by the virus.
Celebrations
To complement what the children are learning during this time, we have
planned some fun activities. We will emphasize the importance of kindness,
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compassion, and appreciate the bonds we share. We wish everyone a Happy
Presidents’ Day -
Day of Hearts!
School Closed
February 12 - Valentine’s Snack Celebration
Every February 14, people exchange greeting
cards, candy, flowers, and gifts, all in the name
of St. Valentine. For children, it is a wonderful
opportunity to show appreciation for their friends
and the people they love. We will be celebrating
the occasion with a snack party and the students
are encouraged to dress in red, pink, or purple.
February 12 - Valentine’s Day Card Exchange &
Goody Bags
Our students will exchange Valentine’s Cards and goody
bags on Friday, February 12, 2021. The following are
some suggested items for the goody bags: pencils, erasers,
small toys, notepads, coloring books, crayons, and other
creative materials. For the safety of our students, we
discourage parents from sending candies in the goody
bags. Kindly contact your child’s teacher if you need more
information. We are looking forward to a fun-filled
Valentine’s Day.
Princeton Montessori Academy — 922 E. Mendocino Street,
Altadena, CA 91001 — (626) 794-2244 —
February 12 - Chinese New Year Celebrations
Special Lunch Menu for Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is a traditional holiday celebrated at
Egg Fried Rice
the turn of the Chinese calendar. It’s a great opportunity
Vegetarian Noodles
for our students to expand on their knowledge and
Stir-fry Vegetables
embrace diversity. We will celebrate by learning about
Orange Chicken
Chinese customs and traditions. Additionally, students
Fortune Cookies
will learn about China - its people, geography, & other
interesting facts. The children may dress in red & gold
colored festive attire on the 12th.
February is Black History Month
Our students will focus this February on learning
about the lives of Black Americans, their history,
heritage, and contributions to our country. We will
celebrate their achievements by learning about
February 15 — Presidents’ Day
their incredible journey. We hope children will be
Presidents’ Day honors all past presidents of the United
inspired by the courage, strength, creativity, and
States. The third Monday of February has been fittingly
talents of our American heroes.
selected to commemorate the birthdays of George
Washington, the first President, and Abraham Lincoln,
the 16th president who dedicated his life to preserving
the Union. The school will be closed on Monday,
February 15 in observance of Presidents’ Day.
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program includes a rigorous reading program, and our
the exciting academic and co-curricular activities
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donate their child’s used books to our class library.
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