Category Archives: Montessori Messenger

International Potluck: September 22

International Potluck

We will have our first campus wide (K-8 grades) event on Friday, September 22nd from 6:30-8 pm.  We’ve updated our gathering!  The International Potluck and Cultural Fashion Show is an event where we showcase our cultures with our favorite dishes as well as traditional garb. The flyer can be found on the NSM PTA website.  Please print this and bring to the event.

2017 International Potluck Flyer(1)

If you and/or your child wishes to dress up (you/your child doesn’t necessarily have to be from the culture) a brief fashion show with your introduction will be requested. An interest and desire to share is all that’s needed!

This is also a great opportunity to fulfill your required 30 volunteer hours.  Here is the link to sign up and volunteer: /10c0544aead2da7fe3-2017

Additionally, if you are yet to be fingerprinted, a representative from LIVESCAN will be present. For more information and to reserve your time slot, here’s the link: go/10c0544aead2da7fe3-lifescan

If you have any questions, please contact Monica Lee at, Cindy Hamaguchi at or Sandra Wu at

Cena internacional

Tendremos nuestro primer evento escolar de (grados K-8) amplia el viernes, 22 de septiembre de 6:30-20:00. ¡Hemos actualizado nuestra reunión! La cena internacional y Cultural Fashion Show es un evento para compartir nuestras culturas con nuestros platos favoritos, así como atuendos tradicionales. El folleto se puede encontrar en el sitio web de PTA de NSM. Por favor imprimalo y traigalo al evento.

Si usted o su niño desea vestir con traje un tradicional (usted / su hijo no necesariamente tienen que ser de esa cultura ) se solicitará un breve desfile con su introducción. Su interés y deseo de compartir es todo lo que necesita!

Esto también es una gran oportunidad para cumplir su requerimiento de 30 horas de trabajo voluntario.

Aquí está el enlace para “Signup Genius” para inscribirse como voluntario: /10c0544aead2da7fe3-2017

Además, si usted está todavía desea tomar sus huellas digitale, un representante de LIVESCAN estará presente en elevento. Para más información y reservar tu horario, aquí está el enlace: go/10c0544aead2da7fe3-lifescan

Si usted tiene alguna pregunta, póngase en contacto con Monica Lee en, Cindy Hamaguchi en o Sandra Wu en .

Fall Picture Day: Monday, September 25

Fall Picture Day is Next Week!

Picture Day is on MONDAY, September 25th, 2017.  If you would like to order pictures, please do one of the following:

1.) Order online at and use Picture Day ID: BY417335Q0


2.) Complete the Lifetouch picture order form that was sent home, attach payment and return these to your child’s teacher by Monday, September 25th.

All classes, students and staff will be photographed. Be sure to mark your calendars.  And don’t forget to smile!  Questions?


Día de la imagen es muy pronto!

Día de la imagen será el lunes, 25 de septiembre de 2017. Su hijo va a recibir su / sus formas de imagen la próxima semana. Si desea ordenar las imágenes, por favor, siga uno de los siguientes:

1.) Complete el formulario de pedido de imágenes de Lifetouch, adjunte el pago y devuélvalo al maestro de su hijo el lunes 25 de septiembre.


2.) Compra en línea a y utilizar Picture Día ID: BY417335Q0

Todas las clases, los estudiantes y el personal serán fotografiados. Asegúrese de marcar sus calendarios. Y no se olvide de sonreír! ¿Preguntas?






Wanted: Donation, Item Entry, Sponsorship volunteer jobs!

Auction team is still looking for parents to help prepare the annual fundraising event, and those jobs count towards your volunteer hours! Please contact reneensmauction2018@gm or come join the Auction kick-off meeting on Oct 1st (details below) if you are interested.

1) Donation Procurement & New Donors: contacting donors and find new donations. This job can be done at home, night/weekends/online.

2) Physical Item Entry: entering all the non-gift certificates into the system which needs to be done on campus during school hours.

3) Sponsorship: contacting our previous sponsors and new ones.This job can be done at home, night/weekends/online.

Auction Kick-off meeting

Oct. 1st (Sun) 7:00PM at Round Table Pizza (1852 S. Norfolk St)

NSM’s Auction team will have the kick-off meetings to discuss the auction process and tasks we will work on. Please RSVP here for the meeting if you are interested or already signed up for the team. We will get to meet in person and gain volunteer hours!

NSM Book Fair is Coming Soon!

Starting Thursday the 22nd Online,

Starting September 29th at 5:30 in the NSM library

We’d like to invite everyone to our annual Scholastic Book Fair! Our Grand Opening will be Friday, September 29th from 5:30pm-8:30pm in the NSM Library, but you can shop our on-line Book Fair starting tomorrow, at . Please read the following letter from our principal, Ms. Fore, for more details.  Want to volunteer?  We still have open spots and would love your help!  Sign up here:

Dad’s Club Movie Night — Friday, September 29th

Come and bring the kids to the first movie night of the year on Friday, September 29th where we will be showing the very funny ‘Boss Baby’. Dinner will be served from 5:30pm and the movie will begin at 6:30pm. $5 per plate for pizza, salad and a drink. Popcorn and candy will be served in the intermission. There is a Parent Ed event that evening too so come drop the kids off and attend.

And don’t forget to shop the Book Fair in the library 5:30-8:30pm!!