Newsletter April & May 2021

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April - May 2021
Princeton Montessori Academy
Dates to Remember:
Happy Spring!
April 22 — Earth Day
You may notice that the flowers are blooming as the weather gets
April 30 — National Arbor
warmer. The children look forward to being outdoors, not only to
play and be with their friends but to experience the sights and
May 3-7 — Teachers
sounds of spring.
Appreciation Week
It’s rewarding to watch the children grow and flourish as they
May 5 — Cinco De Mayo
master many new skills. In the meantime, we are delighted to learn
that California has among the lowest coronavirus positivity rates in
May 7 — Mother’s Day
the country. As more than half of the eligible residents in California
are vaccinated, we are hoping for brighter days in the coming
May 31 — Memorial Day -
months with life getting back to normalcy.
School Closed
April 22 — Earth Day: “Restore Our Earth”
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Our focus for this year’s Earth Day is to impress
Our children, dressed in beautiful spring attires,
on our students the ways of reducing our carbon
celebrated Easter at school and enjoyed a traditional
footprint. To commemorate the true meaning
Easter lunch to mark this annual holiday.
of Earth Day, our children will learn more
To complete the celebration, we hosted an egg hunt
about being environmentally conscious citizens of
modified for safety measures.
the world. Our discussions will focus on reducing the number
of natural resources, such as electricity and water, that we are
Princeton Montessori Academy — 922 E. Mendocino Street, Altadena, CA 91001 — (626) 794-2244 —
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April 30 — National Arbor Day
May 3 - 7 — Teacher Appreciation Week
Each classroom will help plant a tree in our school
Our teachers continually work hard and dedicate
backyard on April 30 to celebrate National Arbor Day. We
themselves to our student’s education and growth,
have a very well-informed student body that has a great
especially during the global pandemic. We encourage
appreciation for the benefits that we get from having trees
our students and their families to show their appreciation
around us.
for all they do. In the past, many students made
handwritten cards with special messages to their
teachers and have brought flowers from their garden.
Thank you to our teachers!
May 7 — Mother’s Day Celebrations
We are still cautiously moving forward
from the pandemic and taking as many
safety precautions as needed. Hence, we
will not be hosting our annual Mother’s Day
Breakfast this year, for the second time in a
row. Our children will have painting projects they will
take home, to show their love and special bond with their
May 5 — Cinco de Mayo
mothers and mother figures.
Our children will be celebrating
the holiday that commemorates
the victory of the Battle of Puebla,
to honor Mexican culture and build
community solidarity.
Students will
participate in festivities with traditional attires, music,
crafts, and special studies about Mexican history and
heritage. A special authentic Mexican lunch will be
served on that day. More details to follow.
Princeton Montessori Academy — 922 E. Mendocino Street, Altadena, CA 91001 — (626) 794-2244 —
Email: — H: 6:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
May 31 - Memorial Day
Celebrating Birthdays at School
The school will be closed on Monday,
As life resumes back to normal, our children look forward to
May 31 in honor of the men and women
celebrating birthdays with their friends at school. Please
who died while serving in the United
remember that all birthday treats must be individually
wrapped so that the children can take them home to be
States military.
opened with their family’s guidance. Please do not send
treats that have tree nuts or peanuts in them.
Preschool Graduation
All students who will be celebrating their fifth birthday
9/2/20 and
9/1/21 and who would have
Updated California Travel Guidelines
completed a minimum of five months of continuous
Traveling increases the risk of getting COVID-19 and
enrollment (in person or online) by June 11 will be
infecting others in our student population until you are fully
vaccinated. For this reason, we kindly ask you to delay non-
eligible to graduate from preschool. More details on
our virtual Graduation Commencement Ceremony will
soon be announced.
essential travel, until you are fully vaccinated. If you are
fully vaccinated, you are not required to test or quarantine
before or after travel within the United States unless you
have symptoms concerning COVID-19. If you have not been
vaccinated, you must get tested 1-3 days before travel and
3-5 days after travel. After travel, self-quarantine for 7 days,
even if you have a negative COVID-19 test result. If you did
not get tested, self-quarantine for 10 days.
Late Pick-Up Fees
Please remember that our school closes promptly at
6:00 p.m. Please be considerate of our teachers and
make arrangements for your child to be picked up
before the closing time if you are not able to do so.
Late pick-up fees of $1/minute will be charged and
must be paid at the time of pick-up.
Princeton Montessori Academy — 922 E. Mendocino Street, Altadena, CA 91001 — (626) 794-2244 —
Email: — H: 6:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

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