Newsletter December 2021

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Walnut Montessori Academy
December 2021
Dates to Remember
December 20: Christmas Program and
Luncheon
December 21: Secret Santa Gift Exchange
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of
the Year
December 22: Holiday Movie and Pajama
Day
The spirit of Christmas is in the air. The
children have been happily practicing their
December 15 - 29: Movement in Education
winter songs and dances, and the staff has put
December 23/24 - 30/31: School Closed for
up many festive decorations. The students
Christmas and New Years
have been making many beautiful arts and
crafts to adorn the classroom walls.
January 3, 2022: All Clssses Resume
We have planned many activities for this
month to celebrate the season and to provide
opportunities for our children to let their
empathy for others blossom.
Thank you, dear parents and family, for
your generous donations of books, toys, and
uniforms!
The children benefit from these items. We
also impress on them the importance of
May this merry season of Christmas bring
caring for books and toys so that they may
glory to your life, peace to your mind, and joy
be enjoyed by many more students and to
to your heart!
lessen our carbon footprints.
Covid-19 Updates
We would like to thank the Montessori
community for their continued cooperation in
following the pandemic guidelines.
Although we have learned about encouraging
news regarding the vaccine, we are also
learning about different variants of the
A Few Friendly Reminders….
Covid -19 virus. We need to continue to be
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vigilant about following the protocols,
especially in the winter.
The school is always abuzz with many
activities. We try to capture these beautiful
The teachers and staff implement these
moments in pictures and share them with
guidelines not only in the children’s daily
you through Facebook.
activities but will also do so with the
upcoming special activities.
Chilly Days
We are also asking that the parents get their
Please remember to send a coat or sweater
children checked by the doctor if their child
with your children. It has been chilly these
exhibits flu-like symptoms. A doctor’s note is
days and we want to keep the children nice
required for the child to return to school.
and warm when they go out for playtime.
— 3457 Nogales St, West Covina, CA 91792 — T: (626) 965-9060 —
Email: walnutmontessori@gmail.com— H: 6:30 A.M. - 6:30 P.M
November Was an Eventful
Month
Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon
November has always been a time to
think and be grateful for the blessings in
our lives.
Our children celebrated Thanksgiving
in the classroom with a traditional feast
while reflecting upon all the gifts we
are truly blessed with.
The children also had a lot of fun
decorating the classrooms with fun and
creative arts and crafts.
Walnut Montessori Academy — 3457 Nogales St, West Covina, CA 91792 — T: (626) 965-9060 —
Email: walnutmontessori@gmail.com— H: 6:30 A.M. - 6:30 P.M
December 20 - Christmas Program
December 21 - Secret Santa Gift
December 22 - Holiday Movie
and Luncheon
Exchange
and Pajama Day
The children love to sing and dance, and
To celebrate the festive spirit of giving
We are planning an unforgettable
these days, they have been working on
and receiving, students will be
Christmas pajama tradition for our
their dance moves and songs. They will
participating in a Secret Santa Game this
students as we settle in for a
be performing for the other classes on
month.
fun-filled holiday movie by the
December 20th. We hope to share these
Christmas tree.
We appreciate you providing a wrapped
videos with our Montessori community
book or an educational toy (under
Please have your child come in
through Facebook.
$10.00) with the friend’s name and your
warm and comfortable pajamas to
child’s name to continue our tradition of
school.
teaching young children the importance
Students are encouraged to bring
of altruism, selflessness, and generosity.
their favorite toy or board game to
The last day to bring a wrapped book or
school.
educational toy for your child’s friend is
Cookies and hot chocolate will be
December 16th.
served to make it a perfect
We will be capturing memorable
afternoon.
moments of our students participating in
December 15 - December 29
the holiday ritual of gift-giving under
the Christmas Tree.
Movement in Education
Please remember to dress your child for
One important aspect of Montessori
the occasion (ideally in red, green, gold,
instruction is the analysis of movement.
and other holiday colors) as we
The children have minds that are like
celebrate the joy of Christmas with our
sponges, and they learn by copying.
children.
As the teachers demonstrate the use of
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December 23/24 - School Closed
materials such as the Pink tower, the
candid moments.
children copy the way the cubes are
The school will be closed on
held, pay attention to the dimension of
December 23rd and 24th for
each piece, and when it’s their turn to
Christmas. Have yourself a very
work on their own, develop their
Merry Christmas!
concentration by repeating the exercise
December 30/31- School Closed
The school will be closed on
December 30th and 31st for the
New Year. May every day of the
New Year glow with good cheer
and happiness for you and your
family!
January 3rd, 2022 - Classes
Resume
Walnut Montessori Academy — 3457 Nogales St, West Covina, CA 91792 — T: (626) 965-9060 —
Email: walnutmontessori@gmail.com— H: 6:30 A.M. - 6:30 P.M

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