Category Archives: Events

DMA Craft Fair- Vendors Needed (UPDATED)

DMA will be hosting it’s second craft fair at Hawthorne Coffee on Saturday, October 21st! At this time we are reviewing applications for vendors. Applications are due August 20th and vendors will be notified if they are accepted by September 1st. DMA Craft Fair Vendor Application **Please note- This is an updated link to the…

DMA Mindful Coloring Books Are Here!

Over 200 Unique Designs created by K-8 students! Students at Downtown Montessori Academy worked incredibly hard to create their very own Mandala coloring book page designs in K-8th grade. Please enjoy our wide variety of designs and subject matter which highlight the unique creative genius of each contributing artist. You can snag your own copy…

Playground Update

Downtown Montessori Academy is pleased to announce we have engaged with site design group, ltd. for the design and build of the school playground. site design group, ltd. is an award-winning landscape architecture, urban design, and architecture firm based in Chicago. They are a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE). “As…

We Be Monsters Collaborative Art Project

We Be Monsters is a culminating event of an intergenerational art collaboration between Downtown Montessori Academy (K8) and the Milwaukee High School of the Arts. Our exhibition opening and silent auction will be located at the Milwaukee High School of the Arts Gallery at 2300 W. Highland Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233 on Friday April 24th…

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Have you purchased your Spaghetti Dinner tickets yet? It’s not too late to get in on the fun and help support our upcoming playground remodel. We now have a dedicated page for all your Spaghetti Dinner related needs. Just check out the tab at the top of this page labeled “Annual Fundraiser.” There are several…

Student Art Work Featured at MLK Celebration

Some of our students’ artwork were recently featured at the Annual Martin Luther King, Jr’s breakfast this past Monday at the Italian Community Center. This event drew hundreds of community & business leaders, activists and elected officials across the state. All with the common goal of celebrating one of the most important voices during the…

Auction Wrap-Up

Dear Friends, Families and Staff of DMA, Many of you have been patiently awaiting news about this year’s Annual Auction. With the end of the school year hustle & bustle plus lots of summer fun to be had, I had put the Auction aside for a bit. I am happy to say that I have…

Lower Elementary Students Organize Food Drive

The Lower Elementary students have planned an all-school food drive to benefit the food pantry at the Bay View Community center. The food drive will begin 12/2/13 and run until 12/17/13. The items they are looking for are nonperishable foods that won’t spoil quickly such as rice, canned food, soup and cereal. There is also…

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Please join us on Monday, August 26 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate our newly remodeled school. Our building will be open for viewing from 5:30PM to 7:00PM We hope to see you there!

Coffee Hour with Ginny

Children’s House parents, you are invited to an informal coffee hour with our Head of School, Virginia “Ginny” Flynn here at DMA this Thursday. If you attended the Parent Info meeting and still have questions, or just want to enjoy a hot cup of coffee with fellow Children’s House parents, please join us! The gathering…