I hope you had a wonderful 4-day weekend. The teachers have been working hard the past 2 days and have lots of new ideas for when your children return tomorrow.
If you have friends and family interested in attending Denison, please direct them to the Denison website for tour dates and information on our Open House.
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Wednesday, November 5, 12 and 19 from 4:30-8:00. Your classroom teacher will be arranging the scheduling. This year, conferences will be 30 minutes versus 15 minutes thanks to our extended day. Please be advised that there is no school for Denison on Friday November 7 and No School on November 10 & 11.
The town hall meeting has been rescheduled for November 18 from 5:30-7:00. This will be an opportunity to talk about what is happening at Denison. Members of the Collaborative School Committee and School Leadership Team will be available to answer questions. The focus of this meeting will be the full implementation of the extended learning time plan for next year and both authentic Montessori assessments and State Level Assessments. Childcare and translation will be provided.
On October 28, the DPS School Choice Expo for Elementary and Middle School will be held at Sports Authority Field at Mile High from 6:00-8:00pm.
Families of Denison Montessori has a few quick reminders:
We are still collecting items for the Winter Clothing Exchange. Please bring any items to the basket on the piano in the front lobby. The exchange will take place on Monday, October 27 and Tuesday, October 28 before school.
Any other textiles not for the exchange may be deposited in the Little Red School House for our annual clothing drive with Red Apple Recycling.
The Fall Festival is this Saturday, October 25 from 1pm to 4pm. Please go to fdmontessori.com to sign-up to run booths or bring items for this fun event. There is also a sign up in the front lobby. Please make sure all items are dropped off in the office on Wednesday and Thursday. We appreciate all of your support in making this event a success for our whole community.
Gina Burg, a Denison parent and photographer is doing a Family Photo Fundraiser at Denison on Tuesday October 28 from 4-6pm and Saturday November 1st from 10am-4pm. Please see the flyer in your Friday Folder for more details.