The mission of the Parker Woods Montessori Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is to positively impact the lives of our students, families, and teachers by empowering and supporting our school through fundraising, community development, and reinforcing academic achievements.
Parent's Go-To Guide: The Parent Academic Involvement Committee has created a parents' go-to guide for for keeping minds and bodies active all summer long. Check it out!
There are lots of resources on the web that parents can use to help their children
keep up with studies and continue learning throughout the summer. Here is a hand-picked list
of websites to get you started. Have a look, and send any suggestions you have to
Math and Reading for Kindergartners: This guide helps the parents of incoming kindergartners understand what their children will learn this year in English Language Arts and Mathematics. This guide also has advice for how to help your children at home, and links to additional resources about the Common Core Standards.
End of Year Celebration: Thank you to the many, many volunteers who helped setup and run the End of the Year Celebration. What a great day we had. The kids left with so many smiles on their faces which is a great sign of fun! Our Parker Woods Montessori community made this day successful and we are very grateful for all of the help.
Field Day: Thank you to the parents who helped Ms. Austin, Parker Woods Montessori's Physical Education Teacher, with Field Day!
Spring Fundraiser: Many thanks to all the families and friends who donated to our Spring Fundraiser for Specials (Art, Music, Gym)! Together we raised approximately $1,200.00!! Very close to our goal of $1,500.00! Your generous donations will directly benefit our students, bringing needed supplies and resources into our Specials classrooms. Thank you, once again, for your generous support!
What we need help with
PTO Committee members for: Communications, Fundraising, Green & Healthy, Parent Academic, Science Night, End of School Year Blast.
Tutoring: Parker Woods Montessori is looking for tutors. Click here for more information.
More Opportunities: Click the "How Can I Help?" link in the menu bar at the top of this page for a list of additional ways you can help.
PTO Newsletter It has been a year of firsts! Read all about it in the PTO Newsletter.
Macy's Kids, Cultures, Critters, and Crafts Festival: Monday July 16th from 10 AM to 6 PM at the Cincinnati Zoo. Learning Through Art, Inc. in partnership with the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden offers $1 general admission. All Metro rides on the Rt. 1 will be $0.50 each way ($1 round trip) during the Festival. Neighbors across the region and globe can enjoy family fun filled entertainment celebrating cultures through music, dance, crafts, puppetry and activities for kids of all ages. LTA and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital have partnered to create the Cincinnati Children’s Kids Wellness Zone bringing hands-on interactive activities for kids of all ages while we travel through our neighborhoods and beyond with the return of NASA to the Festival! See the Learning Through Art website for more information.
The S3 Young Entrepreneurs Summer Day Camp: Monday July 28th - Friday August 1st from 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM at 1218 Sycamore St. The S3 Young Entrepreneurs Summer Day Camp is designed to teach children the ins and outs of starting their own businesses. Children will learn how to create a personalized product and brand, write a mini-business plan, create a budget, fund-raise, and sell what they create! Contact Sweet Sistah Splash for more information at 513-421-0062 or firstname.lastname@example.org See the flyer for more information.
The S3 Africana Enrichment Summer Program: Monday August 4th - Friday August 8th from 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM at 1218 Sycamore St for Boys & Girls ages 7-14 The S3 Africana Summer Enrichment Program is designed to re-connect African-American Children to their African Roots, Culture & Pride in a fun, interactive way. Contact Sweet Sistah Splash for more information at 513-421-0062 or email@example.com See the flyer for more information.
Parker Woods Montessori Flea Market: Saturday, August 23rd from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM during the New Family Orientation & Back-to-School Meet and Greet event at the Parker Woods Montessori cafetorium See the flyer for more information.
First Day of School: Monday, August 25th - The 2014-2015 school year begins! See the CPS calendar for more information.