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25th Anniversary Shirt Sale!

FLASH SALE!

Celebrate our 25th Anniversary with this special shirt, ORDER NOW!

Light yellow super-soft t-shirt, available in sizes to fit the whole family!

Sale ends Tuesday, May 21st! Shirts will be delivered in time so students can wear them on the last day of the school year!

$10.00 per shirt, please submit one order form per shirt needed. (For large orders, the paper form may be easier.)






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Moving 4 Montessori

Moving for MontessoriGet ready to get moving at the annual Moving 4 Montessori fundraiser! On Friday, May 17th, our children raise money for the school while walking or running laps. Challenge your family to sponsor your run and the school by making a one-time donation prior to the event.

Forms were sent home via backpack mail and donations can be made via cash, check or PayPal. Use the form below to donate online via PayPal now to Moving 4 Montessori.






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Holiday Craft Shop Hop

Join us for our first annual Craft Shop Hop on Saturday, November 7 from 9:00 am to 3:00 PM. Admission is just $1 and you’ll find over 70 local artists and vendors! Win big at one of our many raffles and fill up on delicious food and snacks while you shop!

Portage Collaborative Montessori School is located at 1000 55th St NE in Canton!

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PCMS Craft Shop Hop Vendor Registration

Register your spot for the second annual PCMS Craft Shop Hop!

Saturday, November 3, 2018
9am – 3pm

Each table must be no larger than 6 feet in length. If you require additional room or a longer table, you must pay for two spaces. In addition to the vendor registration fee, we are asking each vendor for a contribution to our raffle baskets valued at $20.

Thank you!






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You will be taken to PayPal once you hit the submit button. Please enter the amount based on whether or not you have a table. If you have your own table, the fee is $30. If you need a table provided for you, the fee is $40. If you require additional room you must register and pay for two table spaces. Payment must be made in full in order to secure your space.

 

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Improv for Kids – Spring Session

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Back by VERY popular demand is the PCMS Improv for Kids Program. In order to accommodate the varying grade levels, we will be holding two sessions this spring.

Session 2 | Grades 4-8 | April 6 – May 18

The art of improvisation has lasting and meaningful applications in real life. Children who are involved with improv also learn to be positive, show their creativity, support their classmates, take risks and overcome shyness. This class creates a fun and supportive space for children to learn the foundational elements of improv: imagination and play.

Learn more about the PCMS Improv for Kids program and PCMS parent-instructor, Patrick French.

The Improv for Kids program is $50 per student and will take place in the PCMS gymnasium. Payment can be made by cash, check made payable to Patrick French or by PayPal via the form below.

Please register each child individually. We apologize for the inconvenience.






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Please list any health concerns or allergies that may affect your child’s ability to participate in class activities:

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There will be a $1.40 service fee added to PayPal payments. If you prefer not to pay this fee, please change your payment method to cash/check. Press the submit* button to complete your registration. If you are paying with a check/cash – you can simply close your browser once you hit submit. If you are paying with PayPal, once you hit submit you will be directed to PayPal to complete your transaction.

*Please note – you will be taken to PayPal whether you are paying via PayPal or cash/check. We were not able to create a work-around that allowed both options on one form. Once you hit submit your form will be directed to the appropriate person. Simply close the PayPal window if you are paying by cash/check – this will not affect your registration. We apologize for any confusion or inconvenience.

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Play with Clay

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Would your child like to play with clay? Does glazing sound amazing? Then please join us for Clay Play Days! Each week, students will learn various methods of clay handling, forming and glazing. Each registered student will complete a single project that can be taken home at the end of the three week session. The cost is $35/student and includes instruction, clay, glazes, two kiln firings and a potter’s wheel demonstration.

Class instruction is brought to you by Tia Jameson of New Creations Art & Education, LLC. Tia is a licensed K-12 art teacher and is excited to bring this new hands-on program to PCMS students.

SESSION 1 (GRADES K-3) | April 7, 21 & 28

SESSION 2 (GRADES 4-8) | May 5, 12 & 19

Class sizes are limited to 18 students per session so be sure to get your registration in today! Students who have taken the course previously will be able to create a new project!

To register and pay please visit: squareup.com/store/new-creations-art and click on “Shop” OR pay with cash or check by sending payment to the school with your child’s name, which session they are participating in and your contact information.

 

 

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Fall Pancake Breakfast

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Improv for Kids

Improv

The art of improvisation has lasting and meaningful applications in real life. Children who are involved with improv also learn to be positive, show their creativity, support their classmates, take risks and overcome shyness. This class creates a fun and supportive space for children to learn the foundational elements of improv: imagination and play.

Learn more about the PCMS Improv for Kids program and PCMS parent-instructor, Patrick French.

The Improv for Kids program is $50 per student and will take place in the PCMS gymnasium. Payment can be made by cash, check made payable to Patrick French or by PayPal via the form below. Classes begin October 13 and will be held every Thursday from 3:15-4:15 through December 8. There will be no classes on Thanksgiving.

Please register each child individually. We apologize for the inconvenience.






Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Contact Phone Number (required)

Student’s Name (required)

Student’s Grade (required)

Please list any health concerns or allergies that may affect your child’s ability to participate in class activities:

Payment Type:
Cash/CheckPayPal

There will be a $1.40 service fee added to PayPal payments. If you prefer not to pay this fee, please change your payment method to cash/check. Press the submit* button to complete your registration. If you are paying with a check/cash – you can simply close your browser once you hit submit. If you are paying with PayPal, once you hit submit you will be directed to PayPal to complete your transaction.

*Please note – you will be taken to PayPal whether you are paying via PayPal or cash/check. We were not able to create a work-around that allowed both options on one form. Once you hit submit your form will be directed to the appropriate person. Simply close the PayPal window if you are paying by cash/check – this will not affect your registration. We apologize for any confusion or inconvenience.

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Amazon Smile Work Around

Amazon-Smile-Logo[1]If you don’t already know, you can earn money for the school simply by shopping at Amazon! The Amazon Smile program donates .5% from every purchase to the charity you identify on your account. You can get started by visiting smile.amazon.com . Simply sign into your account and select your charity. Our school is listed as Friends of Portage Collaborative Montessori School. Please note that there is another Portage Montessori listed – please be sure to select the one labeled FRIENDS. Otherwise, we won’t know where the money goes.

One big bummer is that Amazon Smile purchases do not work when you buy through the app. Smile users have been requesting this functionality since 2013 and from what we gather, Amazon is in no hurry to make this work.

SmileTHERE IS A WORK-AROUND

If you have an IOS device, there is a work-around! Here’s how:

  • Open Safari and type smile.amazon.com in the web address field at the top. AmazonSmile will open.
  • Touch the share button (looks like a box with an up arrow) to the left of the website address (it’s also on the bottom of the page).
  • Touch Add to Home Screen.
  • Touch Add.
  • You see from the screen shot of my phone – I now have an Amazon Smile “app” shown. Although when I click open, I just get the mobile version of the site that opens in a safari browser, which is fine by me!

YOU MUST REMOVE the old Amazon app from your iPhone and iPad so that you will always shop at Amazon through AmazonSmile.

  • Hold your finger on the original Amazon app until it wiggles.
  • Touch the black ‘X’ to delete the app from your iPhone/iPad. You will see an alert that your
  • Amazon data will be deleted. This will not delete your Amazon account or any of your wish lists or order history. It’s simply the data the app saved on your device.

Also, you MUST go to smile.amazon.com if you’re using a desktop (PC or Mac) to be sure PCMS receives credit.  You can’t just sign up for smile on your amazon account and purchase like usual.  Even though an account is signed up for PCMS, unless you’re logging into smile.amazon.com, PCMS will receive ZERO credit.

Alternate Ideas

  • If you have an android device or don’t want to go through the hassle of using this method – you can always just add your items to the cart on your mobile device and then wait (but who wants to wait these days) to check out using the desktop version. Sure – you might not get the immediate gratification of ordering that free-range organic blow dryer right this second – but I hear that patience is a virtue (or something like that).
  • We’ve also been told that you can contact Amazon via phone or email after you place your order and ask that your purchases be attributed to your Smile account. I’m not sure how often they’ll let you do this – but we know that it has worked for others in the past.
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PCMS Parent Volunteer Opportunities

One of the best ways to get to know your child’s school and to meet other parents is to volunteer.  Please consider signing up to help in some way.

Even if you are a “regular” helper with an activity, please fill out this form.  We do not want anyone to get overlooked.  Please mark all areas of interest.  If you would like more information, please indicate on the form.  Also, please make a note of any questions you may have and special talents or interests you would like to share with our PCMS community.  THANK YOU!






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Please let us know if you have questions or if you have any area of talent that is not listed but could be an asset to our school community.

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