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Goldfinch

Tonya Reynolds

Tonya Reynolds

Natalie Fisher

Natalie Fisher

Goldfinch Room is a Lower Elementary classroom for levels 1-3 on the Toledo Campus. Natalie Fisher and Tonya Reynolds are the classroom’s co-teachers.

Friday, May 1

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Lower Elementary Songfest

7 p.m. – Toledo Campus Commons

 

Saturday, May 9

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All West Side Montessori families from Little House through Middle School are invited to join us celebrate at our 31st annual Spring Fundraiser featuring food from Mancy’s Steakhouse, Domo Sushi, Registry Bistro and Rosie’s Italian Grille along with wine-tasting. Tickets can still be purchased online at www.wsmcspringfundraiser.com.

 

Friday, May 8 or Monday, May 11

GPSF

 

Tuesday, May 12

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Upper Elementary Ensemble & Middle School Band

Spring Concert

Toledo Campus Commons
7-8 p.m.

 

Thursday, May 14

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9th Annual 5KDub Run, Walk, and Picnic

Please join us for our annual 5K/Fun walk and family picnic at Olander Park in Sylvania. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome to participate. If you would like to just join us for dinner and fun, that’s an option too. Click here to make your reservation online. Event begins at 5:30 p.m.

 

Wednesday, May 20

Spring Sing

Spring Sing: Building a Better World

6:30 p.m. – University of Toledo Recital Hall
Perrysburg and Toledo Kindergarten Spring Concert

Parenting the Montessori Elementary Child

Does your child follow the ground rules at school, but constantly challenge your expectations at home?

Join WSM Head of School Lynn Fisher for a four-week class: Parenting the Montessori Elementary Child. See below for details and register online TODAY at http://goo.gl/Mre7hI or stop by the Toledo Campus office for a paper registration form.

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On Wednesday Nature’s Nursery visited our classroom and discussed vertebrates, invertebrates, habitats, and animal adaptations.  These topics connect to our zoology lessons with Natalie.  The presenter from Nature’s Nursery shared with us four animals and how their facility rescued them.  The students learned that it is best to leave wild animals in their natural habitats.

We had the opportunity to touch an Arizona desert tortoise, a Madagascar hissing cockroach, an opossum, and an eastern screech owl.  Do you know what a tortoise’s shell is made of?  How many body parts does a cockroach have?  What makes opossums unique to North America?  Are owl’s wings really silent?  Ask your child if he or she knows these answers.  We learned a lot of zoology information to add to our growing knowledge bank. 

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On the day before spring vacation the Goldfinch students participated in several health activities that supported our lesson studies.  Students were introduced to health choices in the early morning and then had the opportunity to work on them throughout the day.  Students helped make fresh squeezed orange juice and frogs made out of tasty green apples and grapes.  There was a doctor’s station where students measured their heart rate, vision, weight, and height.  The class graphed their favorite food group.  What do you think it was?  The fruit group won with 12 votes.  Students could partner read health books or work on human body choices together.  It was a relaxing break from our normal daily routine.  Enjoy some of our day!

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