Category Archives: Volunteer

Calling All Grandparents!

We need your memories! Come share your knowledge and personal memories about growing up in your generation with a collaborative project involving Mr. Micah’s class and the Milwaukee High School of the Arts. We will have coffee and sweets! Because of the attributes of this project, participants must be willing to participate in all three…

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…

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…

YOU can help bring new technology to our classrooms!

All funds earned from the Coffee & Kringle fundraiser this year will directly support the purchase of new technology for DMA’s classrooms. Last year we raised over $2,600! Please look for a flyer in your child’s backpack today. Your generous support is greatly appreciated!

Students Make Cloth Lunch Kits

For the past couple of months I have had the pleasure of teaching DMA students some basics of sewing.  Miss Sara and I decided to do a project for her class in which the children created something useful, beautiful, and good for the environment. We decided on cloth lunch kits. Each child in Sara’s class…

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…