A California Distinguished School
Celebrating 20 Years: 1994-2014
Principal: Phyllis Harrison
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North Shoreview is a public Montessori school in San Mateo, California, offering preschool, elementary, and middle-school programs. We are part of the San Mateo-Foster City School District and a member of the American Montessori Society. As a public magnet school, we offer an alternative curriculum designed to meet all California state educational standards.
The Montessori Messenger
Please stay aware of what’s going on at your school and in the district and give your input at the district’s forums about overcrowding. http://smfc-ca.schoolloop.com/cms/page_view?d=x&piid=&vpid=1409651259672
If you can’t go to one of their forums to give your opinion, please fill out the survey.
Our voice matters!!
Historical Halloween Costume Swap
Historical Halloween is a longstanding tradition at NSM. But... are you having trouble finding that perfect item to finish off your child's costume? Check out the current list of available costumes in the NSM costume spreadsheet at www.nsmontessori.org. If your kids have a costume they have outgrown, please consider handing it down to another NSM family or loaning it for the day
The Reading Bug Presents Arree Chung, author of NINJA – Book Orders Due October 23
Mr. Chung will be speaking with our pre-school and Kindergarten – second grade students
on November 13, 2014 in the gym (parents are welcome). If you would like a personalized copy of NINJA for your child, please turn in the attached
order form to Carol in the office by October 23. The Reading Bug donates BugBucks to our school library from proceeds of the sale.
17th District PTA General Meeting – October 22nd
7pm, San Mateo County Office of Education
Learn how to recognize when a student is in crisis and how to bridge them to the help they need. Lauren Getuiza from San Mateo County Health will present an overview of the YMHFA county program that teaches risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in youth, and how to play an instrumental part in students getting the help they need.
The Parent Project® is a free, 11-week county sponsored course where parents learn parenting skills such as: appropriate ways to discipline, preventing or stopping alcohol, drug and tobacco use, improving communication skills, and improving grades and school attendance.
Support Music in our District!
Our donations to support music in our district are due soon! Don’t forget to do your part to support music in our schools!
Reminder: Discount Card Fundraiser orders or returned cards DUE
A few weeks ago your child brought home an envelope containing a Discount Card supporting the SMFC Education Foundation. If you haven’t already, please return to your teacher or school office your unsold card or purchase it for $20 (extra cards can be ordered using the order form). 50% goes to support music programs at North Shoreview and other schools in the San Mateo-Foster City School District. Thanks again for your support!
Check out the October Lunch menu
Become a PTA member today!
PTA is the nation's oldest, largest and highest profile volunteer organization working on behalf of public schools, children and families. Becoming a PTA member is easy. Membership is $7.50 per person or $15 per couple annually.
Author Visit and Book Order Form Grades 1 - 3
Nancy Krulik, author of the series Magic Bone, Katie Kazoo, and George Brown, will discuss her writing and sign books on October 1 in the Gym at 9:00 a.m. Book order forms due to Carol in the office by September 25. Parents welcome to attend.