Category Archives: Events

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…

Auction a Huge Success!

Downtown Montessori Academy is pleased to report that it’s 9th Annual Auction was a huge success, raising over $21,000 that will directly benefit the school. Many thanks go out to the tireless efforts of the 2012 Auction Chairs, Sean and Margery Kane, and all the parents and other members of the DMA community who provided…

Our Green and Healthy School

As you may know, Downtown Montessori Academy became a state certified Green School in 2007. What you may not know is what that means and why it is important to our school community. To become certified as a Green and Healthy School, the school must complete a series of assessments. These assessments were conducted by…

Auction: Class Projects

It’s that time of year again!  As you know we are gearing up for the 2012 DMA Auction and each classroom contributes an item to be auctioned off.  In past years we have painted rain barrels and compost tumblers. (Check out the pic!) These are usually top money makers for the class and involve the…

New Auction Meeting Minutes

The next set of auction meeting minutes are ready for viewing here. The auction committee met at nearby Riviera Maya and collaborated on some great ideas. The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 22 at 5:30PM at the Marian Center for Non-Profits. This is the space we use each year to hold our annual…

Auction Meeting Minutes

The Auction Meeting Minutes are now available for viewing here. Please take a moment to read through all the new ideas we have in store for this year’s event! If there is any area you think you can help with just let Margery know. As always, your feedback, input and ideas are welcome.  

Outpost Natural Foods Awards Lunch Grant to Downtown Montessori Academy!

We are pleased to announce that Outpost Natural Foods has generously awarded Downtown Montessori Academy a grant to provide all full-day students with a FREE, nutritious, organic lunch with locally-sourced organic milk on a monthly basis throughout the school year. Downtown Montessori Academy is very grateful for this opportunity, as this will expand the number…

Harvest Fest and Clothing Swap this Friday!

Please join us this Friday for our Fall Harvest Festival and clothing swap from 3:30PM to 6:00PM. We’ll have art projects, cider making, raffles, food and beverages! We will also have recycling stations for toner, cell phones, batteries and # 5-7 plastics. Don’t forget, this is a zero waste event so bring your own plates,…

Clothing Swap at the Harvest Festival

The Fall Harvest Festival is right around the corner, on Friday September 16th. In order to promote reusing and recycling, we are holding a DMA Uniform Clothing Swap. HOW IT WORKS: For each item you contribute to the swap, you are entitled to take an item in return. If you haven’t contributed anything, that’s no problem!…

Open House – Wednesday August 31st

Calling all DMA students and parents! Be sure to come to the Open House, Wednesday August 31st from 4:30pm – 6:30pm at the school. You can drop off your child’s school supplies, visit your child’s classroom and meet his or her teacher. See you there!