Summer Mailing packets have been sent! Be sure to check your mailbox and contact the office if you do not receive one for your student/s. All documents are also on our website for reference.
Please check your inbox for a link to fill out Back to School Paperwork. We ask that you please complete these forms by Monday, August 24. The Back to School Summer Mailing will be in your mailbox next week. Thank you!!
"A virtual visit with Katy Boc Nickerson - Passion for craft has taken local musician to great heights, near and far." Click here to read this great feature from the Duxbury Clipper on our music teacher, Katy! https://www.duxburyclipper.com/articles/a-virtual-visit-with-katy-boc-nickerson/
Middle School Curriculum Spotlight: Dive deeper into the themes of Inquiry, Power, Force, and Structure and how they will be applied to our Middle School Curriculum this fall. https://conta.cc/3hhZs4t
Staying safe while having fun! We love when we can see smiling faces even with the masks on! Week 2 of Bay Farm Summer was a success. For info on our Summer Program, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the coming weeks, we will be highlighting different facets of the Bay Farm Middle School curriculum and providing detail on what students will be covering in Year 1 of their Middle School journey. Learn more here: http://ow.ly/vN6C50AsX7J
Reminder: Bay Farm Summer Program is closed this Friday, July 3 in observance of the July 4th Holiday Weekend.
At Bay Farm, we are committed to the health and safety of our students, our families, and our faculty and staff. As we open with our Summer Program and prep for the fall, we are ensuring that our policies and procedures are smart and will keep us safe so that we can be sure we are doing everything we can to help prevent the spread of germs. If you have any questions, please reach out to email@example.com
Construction is well underway on the gut rehab of our Middle School building. Soon to be home to the Shop, the Bay Farm Middle School program will take academics and turn it inward, giving our students the chance to take the knowledge they gain in the classroom and directly apply it to hands-on experiences in the Shop.
Conrad hosted a Virtual Town Hall last week for K-8 families... If you were unable to attend, you can watch via this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jP3sApygfSg ... We will be hosting a Toddler House and Children's House Virtual Town Hall this month, stay tuned for more details.
Thank you to everyone who drove through campus yesterday to celebrate the last day of school. It was amazing to see everyone and we wish you a happy and healthy summer! 💛💚💜🧡❤️💙https://www.facebook.com/pg/bayfarmmontessori/photos
REMINDER: Tomorrow is our End of Year "Car"-nival Drive By Celebration. Drive through campus between 10:30am-11:30am to kick-off summer! More details: https://conta.cc/3cqMuPf
Reminder: Bay Farm Virtual Town Hall for Kindergarten-Middle School Parents is tonight at 7pm. Check your email (sent 5/28) to register. https://conta.cc/3ezdgWS
A message from Conrad: Phased Approach to Re-Opening Bay Farm https://www.bfarm.org/article/255238?org=bay-farm
Update from Conrad: Physically Distant, Socially Connected: https://www.bfarm.org/article/252730?org=bay-farm
Help Support the Student Council! Student Council is asking families to take pictures of themselves wearing red & yellow as a way to say thank you to our front line workers! Send all of your pictures to Brooke at firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP since this is a time sensitive project.
Toddler House: We have bundled up all of your child's personal belongings that were left at school & will be having a pick-up event on Tuesday & Wednesday from 9-3pm outside of the Tern and Piping Plover classrooms. Thank you.
Unplug & Be Mindful is hosting a Kids Yoga class today at 11:45am for anyone interested! Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84290116144?pwd=Nld6RzV6MU8rOUlTL25JWGRLOUhRZz09 Meeting ID: 842 9011 6144 Password: 455372
The best way to start the weekend... Thank you to our families for putting together this video to wrap up Teacher Appreciation Week. ❤️❤️ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsebqyf5izw&feature=youtu.be
#BAYFARMATHOME Throwback Thursday to this sweet message from the Bay Farm student council: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJOM4vHklFM
“How one South Shore school is preparing students to take on the world’s most complex challenges." Article via Boston Magazine! https://bit.ly/BayFarmShop
Reminder: We hope you will join us for our Bay Farm Together Virtual Walk/Run to support the South Shore Health Incident Command System responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. More info here: https://www.moremilesraces.com/bayfarmtogether
#BAYFARMATHOME - Bay Farm Toddler House: Here is a link to view supplies that may be needed for this week's activities. https://5il.co/ezc7. Enjoy your weekend!
#BAYFARMATHOME - Bay Farm Children's House: Here is a link to view supplies that may be needed for next week's activities: https://5il.co/ezaw
Reminder: Today is the last day to fill out the Bay Farm at Home parent survey (TH-ELI). If you would like the link resent, please email email@example.com. Thank you.
Day. Made. ❤️ Elementary I students put together this message thanking their teachers, Mark and Katie, and the Bay Farm community: https://www.facebook.com/129562087090005/videos/2548126065453467/
#BAYFARMATHOME Children's House & Kindergarten: Here is the Teens Board Worksheet for today: https://5il.co/ev7x
A survey was sent to TH-ELI families yesterday with questions relating to Bay Farm at Home. Be sure to share your feedback with us. The survey closes Thursday at 5pm. Thank you.
#BAYFARMATHOME This is Zoe from ELI reading to Elena from CH on FaceTime! They were in class together in the Heron room. Zoe has been reading to family & friends who are lonely and would love to read to anyone! If interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll connect you!
Unplug & Be Mindful Yoga is offering a LIVE kids yoga class at 11am today! This class is geared toward younger kids, their families &... pets! To join, click on this link at 11am: https://zoom.us/j/190167047?pwd=VHJNMDJVYi9KQjlkV2xkbEZFMDVodz09 Meeting ID: 190 167 047 PW: 400600
Dear Families, I am writing this letter today while you are living at the intersection of four different worlds... https://www.bfarm.org/article/217309
Bay Farm Montessori has made the difficult decision to close for the next two weeks (3/16-3/27). As a community leader we have an obligation to be part of the solution to stop the spread of COVID-19. Stay tuned for Learning from Home information.
Reminder: Spring Enrichment is OPEN. We have added a class for EL-MS, LEGO CHALLENGE. Click here to view the updated brochure: https://5il.co/dknk
Our next Saturdays at Bay Farm event is Wake Up the Farm! Join Annabel for a farm-themed story and some quality time with the Bay Farm animals. Tickets available here: http://bit.ly/3cLqjV6
Q&A with Jenny Sabados - Discussing "The Shop" and the Bay Farm Middle School Program. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/2VSjoU8
Registration is now open for Spring Enrichment! Click here to view the brochure: https://5il.co/dh62
Montessori Math materials offer concrete, manipulative experiences with concepts that most adults think about abstractly. Here these two are working hard on the 9 chain. Learn more about this here: http://bit.ly/2Tqa4oX
Reminder: Re-enrollment contracts are due in just 2 days! If you have any questions regarding your contract, please contact email@example.com.
After a thorough recruitment process, I am thrilled to announce that we have hired a uniquely talented educator to guide our middle school students. Introducing Laura Honeywood. Learn more here: https://www.bfarm.org/article/197294
Reminder: Re-Enrollment Contracts are due in 1 week! Contracts must be received back no later than Friday, February 28.
For those who attended our last Montessori in the Home Workshop, here is the article "If I Shouldn't Say 'Good Job', What Should I Say?" http://www.rachelpeachey.com/2016/11/02/shouldnt-say-good-job-say/ with helpful tips for using Montessori-friendly descriptive praise.
Re-Enrollment Contracts have been sent via email. You should have received an email with a custom link that brings you to your child's re-enrollment contract. You will be able to digitally sign the contract and submit. Let me know if you have any questions! Thank you.
Did you know that we offer a February Vacation Program for students ages 3 and up? You can register at https://crm.bayfarm.info/february-vacation-program-registration/
Marvelous Marvin is cancelled today - Unfortunately Marvelous Marvin is sick and can no longer make it. We will let you know when the new date is scheduled.
We are offering February Vacation Camp this year for children ages 3 and up. February 18-21, half day and full day options. To sign-up, visit http://bit.ly/31xvHX0
Registration is now open for Bay Farm Summer 2020! Visit http://summer.bayfarm.info for details & to register.
The latest edition of the Bay Farm Beat is now available! (Hot off the press and with a brand new makeover!) Get a glimpse into each level's curriculum, what the specialists are up to, and life on campus: https://5il.co/cotw
Final reminder - If you intend to apply for Right-Fit Tuition, applications are due no later than tomorrow, Jan. 31. All applications received after this date will be reviewed after new student applications. Thank you!
Reminder: For those who intend to apply for Right-Fit Tuition for the 2020-2021 school year, applications are due no later than Friday, January 31. Thank you!
Reminder: The ELII and Middle School Music Concert is tonight at 6:30pm in the Great Room.
Reminder: If you plan on applying for Right-Fit Tuition for the 2020-2021 school year, the deadline to submit your application is Friday, January 31. http://bit.ly/3amkYTg
Check your inbox. Bay Farm Connections was just sent and includes important information about next week. Enjoy the long weekend!
REMINDER: Right-Fit Tuition Applications for the next school year are due Friday, January 31. If you intend to apply for Right-Fit Tuition, please complete your application by 1/31. http://bit.ly/3amkYTg
Interested in learning more about Montessori philosophy and what happens in the classroom? Be sure to register for our Montessori Journey and Discovery Parent Education event on January 22. We are already 1/2 full for registrations. Save your spot: http://bit.ly/BFParentEd
Check your inbox! This week’s Bay Farm Connections was sent and includes information about upcoming events and announcements by level.
Today at 3:40pm - Polar Plunge at Duxbury Beach. For any brave souls, students OR parents, that want to join Brendan, he will be taking a swim after school. Meet at the main entrance of Dux Beach after the bridge.
On 1/22, we invite you to experience Montessori through the eyes of your child. This event will be a hands-on, engaging, purposeful evening, providing you with in-depth knowledge of the Montessori philosophy & your own child’s educational development http://bit.ly/BFParentEd
Thank you to everyone who joined this morning's MPA Workshop with School Counselor, Brooke. We will be publishing her slides and resources and will notify you when they are up and ready to view. Thank you.
Reminder: Winter Enrichment registrations are due this week and some programs, such as Basketball, begin this week. Thank you! To view the brochure, click here: https://5il.co/bz3t
Reminder: Registration for Winter Enrichment is open. View the brochure here: https://5il.co/bz3t. Registrations will be due next week when we return to school. Thank you!
Have you saved your spot for Saturdays at Bay Farm on January 11 with Rainforest Reptile Shows? Click here to reserve your spot: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rainforest-reptile-shows-saturdays-at-bay-farm-tickets-80504979561
Happy Holiday Break! Reminder that we are closed tomorrow and school will resume on Monday, January 6. Have a happy holiday and a wonderful start to 2020.
Reminder: Yesterday a short parent satisfaction survey was sent via email. This survey is completely anonymous and will help us make improvements and get a sense of what to work on in the New Year! Thank you for your help.
Thank you, Chrissy for leading today's Montessori in the Home Workshop! Here is a resource article she shared with the group if you're interested: https://www.childoftheredwoods.com/articles/montessori-101-the-basics
Pictures are in! If you placed your photo order before December 7, your photos are in the main office. They will be delivered to the classrooms for 3pm dismissal, or you can visit the front office to retrieve before then. Thank you.
Reminder that the Student Council has organized a holiday drive for the Plymouth Area Coalition for the Homeless. There will be donation bins outside of the classrooms tomorrow collecting toys, bathroom essentials, and winter clothes. Thank you!
This Saturday Todd the Magician will be on campus at 10:30am for a Holiday Magic Show! He was here in June for Field Day and the kids LOVED him. Reserve your spot here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/todd-the-magician-saturdays-at-bay-farm-tickets-80916125309
Reminder: We are closed today for Thanksgiving Break.
Check your inbox! This week's Bay Farm Connections email was just sent & includes important information regarding Thanksgiving Break, Special Persons' Day, and Upcoming Events. If you are not receiving these emails, send a note to Communication@bfarm.org. Have a great weekend!
This afternoon's Bay Farm Cross Country Meet has been cancelled due to weather. We will let you know if it is rescheduled. Stay dry!
Reminder: Tomorrow is our Bay Farm Faculty/Student/Family Cross Country Meet. Grab your running shoes and join the Bay Farm Llamas to run the XC course on campus! 3:30pm 👟
Please note we are having some technical difficulties and staff is not able to access email remotely. We will let you know when this is fixed.
Check your inbox. This week's Bay Farm Connections email was just sent and includes information on Special Persons' Day, the Bay Farm Book Fair, the Bay Farm school-wide Cross Country Meet, and more. If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Have a wonderful weekend!
Reminder: You all are invited to our Open Board Meeting tomorrow night from 7-9pm. We will be focusing on tuition setting and the future of the Bay Farm Middle School.
This Thursday, we are hosting the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center who will be presenting to our ELII & Middle School students, helping define bullying, cyberbullying, and relational aggression. To learn more about MARC visit their website at https://www.marccenter.org