Maitland Montessori School PTA

Building Community and Making Connections

Please check back often for up-to-date information.

PTA Officers 2018/2019

President - Kim Murphy
Vice President - Stacey York
Treasurer - Kellan McNemar
Secretary - Camilla McNemar
Teacher Liaison - Maríen Peña

Contact the PTA

maitlandmontessoriPTA@gmail.com

2018/2019 Room Parents

Room - Room Parent(s)

Blue Room - Lisa Africk, Jodie Heller

Red Room - Jennifer Quinn

Yellow Room - Meredith Hoofnagle, Stacey York

Babinchak - Marie Hodgdon

Becerra - Ana Diaz, Dulce Perez

Flanagan - Sara Rose Goldfried, Ellen O’Connor

Marcum/Prado - Meghan Enger

Mathis - Elske Palmer

Talbert/Owens/Pingston - Sarah Giuliani

The online elementary/middle school uniform shop, run by the PTA, is now open for orders until July 23, 2018
(This is the first window available for orders.). 
The shop is located at http://maitlandmontessori.3n2sports.com (Do NOT type "www" as you usually would for a website address!)

and 30% of your purchases will be donated to the PTA (Thank you in advance for your purchases!).

PTA-Sponsored Calendar of Events

2018/2019 (Event dates are subject to change or cancellation.)

Friday, August 24
Times:  Starts at 6:00 p.m. and lasts about two hours
Back-to-School Night

The Maitland Montessori PTA invites you and your family to the annual "Back-to-School Night"! This is the first official event of the school year!  More details will be forthcoming.

Sunday, September 16
Times: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Cost:  $30 per person
Family Bowling Day, Splitsville Luxury Lanes in Disney Springs

Spaces are limited to 160 guests so be sure to buy your tickets early!  Purchase tickets on Venmo (@mms-pta).  Be sure to note "bowling" on the transaction and how many tickets you are purchasing.  The ticket includes (per person) unlimited bowling, shoe rental, three slices of pizza, salad, and non-alcoholic beverages.

Friday, October 19
Times: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Chili Cook-Off/Potluck Dinner/Costume Parade

Chefs will compete for the titles of “People’s Choice” and “Chili Master.” Chili must be presented in an aluminum pan provided by the PTA. Register and pick up your pan in the main office starting on October 8. For those who will not be bringing chili, please feel free to bring a savory side dish, dip, or dessert, along with a serving dish and spoon (ALL NON-DISPOSABLE dishes should be labeled with your name). Bottled water will be provided. The children may wear their costumes to participate in a grand parade (Please, NO swords, guns, or masks. DO bring treat bags!) Candy/treat donations will be needed. Questions? Contact Kim Murphy at maitlandmontessoripta@gmail.com.

Saturday, November 10
Times:  7:00-11:00 p.m.
Monte-Soirée

Tickets must be purchased in advance.  Attire:  "Iconic Bond fashion."  Tickets are $60 each on or before November 1, and $75 each after November 1.  Donations and sponsorships will be greatly appreciated!  Sign up to volunteer at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0848ADA92FA2F49-montesoiree. Questions?  Contact the PTA at maitlandmontessoripta@gmail.com.

Monday, December 3 and December 18-20
Times:  8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Holiday Market

Monday, December 3 is a one-day-only Holiday Market for children who may celebrate holidays before the main December 18-20 Market. December 18, 29, and 20 will be the Second Annual Holiday Market (the main market). Gifts will cost $1.00 each and will include gift wrapping. Forms with a shopping list on back will be sent home. For children shopping on December 3, shopping lists will be available in the main office. At both events, children should bring their shopping lists with them. Volunteers are needed to be shoppers, wrappers, and helpers. Please contact Kim Murphy at maitlandmontessoripta@gmail.com.

Friday, December 14
Times: Starts at 6:00 p.m.
WinterFest

Join us for a night of singing, recorder music, liquid nitrogen ice cream and other comestibles, and the "world famous" Cookie Walk. Please bring chairs and $5 for a Cookie Walk container (to fill with goodies). The concert starts at 6:00 p.m. Parking: North Swoope behind Publix, alongside the elementary/middle school (2-story building on George), and in the parking lot adjacent to our campus. Questions? Contact 407-628-0019 or maitmon@earthlink.net.

Tuesday-Thursday, December 18-20
Times: 8:00-10:00 a.m. and 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Holiday Market

Gifts for parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, teachers, and even pets will be available for $1 each, which includes gift wrapping. Please complete the “shopping list” that is sent home. No child will be turned away from choosing gifts for their loved ones, regardless of their ability to pay. Volunteers for shopping, wrapping, and helping will be greatly appreciated. Questions? Contact Kim Murphy at maitlandmontessoripta@gmail.com.

Sunday, January 20
Times: 8:45 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Scottish Highland Games, Central Winds Park, Winter Springs

Tickets must be purchased in advance from Ms. Leslie in the main office NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2019.  Event includes fun for all ages: bagpipe bands, traditional dancing, border collie herding, strength and skill competitions, a hands-on children’s area, shopping, and traditional food (yes, even haggis). Bands play all day long. Payment can be made by Venmo @mms-pta (note: SCOTGAMES), or with cash or a check made payable to the Maitland Montessori PTA (MMSPTA). Tickets will be sent home with your child the week before the event. Tickets are $5 for children ages 6-11 and $15 for anyone 12 years old and up; children under six years old are free. For more information contact Ms. Leslie at 407-628-0019 or maitmon@earthlink.net.

Friday, March 15
Times: All Day
LEGOLAND Event

Tickets must be purchased in advance.  More details will be forthcoming.

Wednesday, May 8
Times: TBA
Teacher Appreciation Day

More details will be forthcoming.