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
Check your inbox! This week's Bay Farm Connections email was just sent and includes important information on school pictures, upcoming events, and RSVP information. If you are not receiving these emails, please contact email@example.com. Have a great long weekend!
Reminder: Kindergarten Conferences are throughout the day tomorrow. The link to sign-up and the pre-conference questionnaire is in last Friday's Bay Farm Connections email.
Montessori in the Home Workshop tomorrow morning at 8:45am in the Great Room. Mary from Toddler House will be talking about how to encourage Toddler’s independence with activities at home. MPA meeting to follow. If you would like to call-in to join remotely, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tomorrow is Saturdays at Bay Farm with Toe Jam Puppet Band at 10:30am! Come shake off the sugar from Halloween with some song and dance. If you haven't done so already, reserve your spot here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toe-jam-puppet-band-at-bay-farm-tickets-75693620657
Bay Farm Montessori Academy: Parent-Teacher Conferences for TH and CH are still on for today. Bay Farm did not lose power. Drive safe. (Kindergarten conferences are on 11/8)
Parent -Teacher Conferences tomorrow for TH and CH will take place in the child's classroom, with the exception of Snowy Owl. Snowy Owl conferences will be held in the Conference Room. TH childcare will take place in Snowy Owl and CH childcare will take place in the Library.
Happy Halloween Eve! As a reminder, we ask that you please do NOT send your child into school with a costume tomorrow. Thank you.
Reminder to bring your pup to dismissals today! Student Council will be taking photos of your pup to feature in their "Dogs of Bay Farm" calendar. If you can't bring your pup today, email BrookeT@bfarm.org a picture to be featured.
Check your inbox! This week's Bay Farm Connections was just sent and includes important info on TH/CH parent-teacher conferences, upcoming events on campus, and more. If you are not receiving these emails, please let us know by emailing email@example.com. Happy Friday!
Don't forget to stop by the Middle School Carwash at dismissals tomorrow - $5/car from 3:00-4:00pm. We hope you will come back to campus to kick off the weekend with our Halloween Celebration from 5-7pm!
Reminder: picture day is tomorrow for Snowy Owl, Kingfisher, Osprey, ELII, and Middle School...
Have you reserved your spot for our Saturdays at Bay Farm event with Toe Jam Puppet Band on November 2nd? Click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toe-jam-puppet-band-at-bay-farm-tickets-75693620657
Scenes from Heron: Organizing colors by shade... great job! Learn more about this activity here: https://baandek.org/posts/montessori-encyclopedia-color-box-3/
Check your inbox! The upcoming week's Bay Farm Connections has been sent and includes information regarding parent-teacher conferences, Halloween events, field trips and more. If you are not receiving these emails, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bay Farm Montessori Academy: The power has been restored at Bay Farm and we look forward to seeing everyone at school tomorrow. Have a great night.
Reminder: Picture Day tomorrow is for our Tern Mon-Fri and Th-Fri students, Keira B, Miles G, and Rhys D, and our Kindergarten Students.
Bay Farm Montessori Academy: School is closed today due to power outages and road closures. Thank you and stay safe today.
Due to tomorrow's windy forecast, we are revising our schedule for the remaining Picture Days: Fri, 10/18: Tern M-F/Th-F Students, Keira B, Miles G, Rhys D., Kindergarten Students Tues, 10/22: Snowy Owl M-W/M-F Students, Kingfisher & Osprey Students, Middle School, ELII
Thursday's picture day is up in the air due to weather. A revised schedule will be sent tomorrow morning if need be.
Reminder, Picture Day is tomorrow for the following groups: Piping Plover M-W/M-F Students, Kellsea C, Clara C, Harrison A, Taylor M of TH, Heron & Sandpiper Students of CH, and Elementary I.
Reminder: School is closed tomorrow for Professional Development and for ELI, ELII, and Middle School Parent Teacher Conferences. We will see you on Wednesday!
Check your inbox: Bay Farm Connections was just sent! This week's email is PACKED with important information regarding events, picture day, conferences, and more. If you are not receiving these emails, please let us know by contacting email@example.com. Thank you!
HOT off the press: The newest issue of the Bay Farm Beat! Deep dive into life at Bay Farm from curriculum, specialists, events, and more! Published quarterly, this newsletter is a great resource to get a glimpse of the joy, purpose, and compassion of Bay Farm. https://5il.co/arta
ATTN Cross Country Parents: This afternoon's Cross Country Meet has been cancelled due to weather. We will let you know if and when it is rescheduled.
The calendar has been fixed. Thank you for your patience! If you have any questions regarding the calendar, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
Due to the rainy forecast, this week's Photo Days are going to be rescheduled. We will email you when we have the new dates. Thank you.
Tech Glitch! Events on the calendar are displaying an hour behind. We are working on fixing the issue! Reach out with any specific questions and we will let you know when it is fixed!
Did you know that every Friday we send out a Bay Farm Connections email that covers important dates to remember, announcements by level, and Bay Farm Happenings? If you are not receiving these emails, please email email@example.com.