Please mark your calendar for an education night on standardized testing for all parents of students in grades 3-10 on Thursday, March 2 beginning at 5:30pm in the Science Pod. We look forward to discussing with you the changes that we have made as a school concerning standardized testing. This meeting will focus on our school's use of standardized testing data, the reason for changing from the IOWA and ACER tests to the ACT Aspire metric, and what this means for you and your student. We encourage you to come with any questions or concerns. Please note that all children in grades 3-10 will be taking the ACT Aspire on Thursday, April 6 and Friday, April 7. Any questions before the meeting can be directed towards Elizabeth Elger, Director of College Counseling, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Naviance is the tool we use to facilitate the college search and application process for our PGIA students. It is to be used by the College Counselor, the student and the parents. Ms. Elger would like to go over the software with parents so that we can all get the most effective use of it.
Join us on Saturday, April 15th as we tumble down the rabbit hole and land in an Alice in Wonderland inspired event for the whole family! We will be hosting family games, team races, an egg hunt, desserts and more. Save the date and plan to join us! More information will be forthcoming.
Arrgh! There's been trouble on the high seas and murder among the matey's! Pirates have drifted ashore at the Elysian and are heading to the Caribbean Fish Market on to solve the mystery of “who done it”. Is the culprit the profiteering pirate organizing a mutiny? The perpetrator could be the swashbuckling swordsman desperate to win the love of the governor's daughter, or possibly the treasure seeking seaperson incapable of sharing. Join us and find out! at Caribbean Fish Market $60 per person includes dinner, dessert and your role in the mystery (come dressed as a pirate). Space is limited so contact email@example.com to reserve your spot today! Adults only please!
We are very excited to welcome 22 students from a school in Denmark to the PGIA on Tuesday. These students in grades 9-11 will be spending a full day with our kids in their classes. This school group is on a 10 day adventure to the Virgin Islands to explore Danish and Virgin Island history, as well as the Caribbean.
The visiting students will arrive at about 9am (I am picking up one group at 8:30amand the next group at 9am) and they will attend all classes with their host. The list of PGIA buddies is attached. Thank you for being PGIA ambassadors!
At 3:30pm all Danish students & teachers will be walking to Secret Harbor for a beach afternoon. Any PGIA kids are welcome to attend, as long as they have the following:
- parent permission to go after school (best behavior required at all times)
- their own transportation to be picked up from Secret Harbor
- their own money to purchase any food or drink
All are welcome to join!
Dismissal will be at 11:30 a.m.
VIMSIA has been holding this event for the past 10 years. Together we have been making progress in reducing the number of hungry people in the world. This year, as we approach Thanksgiving, we will be having a hunger lunch on Tuesday, November 22nd.
We encourage our VIMSIA families to consider this a day of fasting in support of starving children around the world.
Rescheduled from November 3, 2016.
Please call Ms. Paul to reserve a spot for childcare. It is highly recommended that parents take advantage of the parent education evenings that are available. These evenings always provide insight into the unique curriculum that is Montessori and help you as parents communicate more effectively with your child about school as well. All primary parents and parents of toddlers that will be transitioning are welcome to attend.
From Montessori to Magens! Our fourth annual M2M Road Race. A great run/walk for the whole family. Be competitive or make it a social event. Hundreds of runners from on island and off come to participate - as the M2M is gaining notoriety in the running world. Please visit M2M's website for more information and registration.