Maitland Montessori School PTA

Building Community and Making Connections

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

PTA Directors 2015-2016

  • Dan Chancellor - President
  • Kim Murphy - Vice President 
  • Ken Barre - Treasurer
  • Stacey York - Secretary
  • Mrs. Peña - Teacher Liaison

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2017/2018 Room Parents

Room - Room Parent(s)

Blue Room - Sadi Brown and Jodie Heller

Red Room - Varsha Patel

Yellow Room - Camila McNemar and Stacey York

Babinchak - Alin Hanja and Liza Pettingill

Becerra - Aida Ibarra-Giraldo

Flanagan/Mathis - Sarah Giuliani and Sara Rose Goldfried

Owens/Prado - Alex Davis

Talbert/Suazo/Williams/Shivji - Kim Carr and Hilary Cullen

PTA-Sponsored Calendar of Events

2017/2018 (Event dates are subject to change or cancellation.)

Friday, August 25
Times:  Starts at 6:00 p.m. and should last 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!  Free pizza and drinks will be available as we meet the PTA, lay out our plans for the school year, review the budget, and get parent feedback in an open PTA meeting.  There will be entertainment available for the children while we meet.  The event is held at the elementary/middle school.

Sunday, September 24
Times: 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Cost:  $15 per person
Family Bowling, AMF Bowling Lanes, 280 Douglas Avenue, Altamonte Springs, 32714

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of bowling, enhanced by pizza, snacks, and refreshments.  (Bumpers optional!)  You may pay at the door, but please be sure to RSVP to Dan Chancellor with an e-mail at or a text 407-350-1070.  Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in and get your bowling ball and shoes.

Friday, October 27
Times: 6:15-8:00 p.m.
Chili Cook-Off/Halloween Party

Please bring chili to the event with serving spoon and put name on ALL non-disposable dishes. Crock pots will not be used; PTA will provide heated serving trays. Contact Kim Murphy at if you will bring chili for contest. Awards will be presented for chili contest.  For potluck dinner, please bring savory side dish, dip, or dessert with serving dish and spoon and put name on ALL non-disposable dishes. Water will be provided and there is no need to sign up in advance for the potluck. Children can wear costumes and collect candy (NO swords, guns, or masks, but DO BRING treat bags). Candy/treat donations should be dropped at the main office BEFORE Tuesday, October 24. Questions? Contact Dan Chancellor at 407-350-1070 or

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

An adults-only fundraising evening that supports all of the events we do throughout the school year. The event will be held at a private residence to be disclosed to ticketholders at a later date.  Advanced tickets (purchased before October 27) are $50 each.  Tickets purchased after October 27 will be $65 each.  You can pay with cash; a check made payable to Maitland Montessori PTA; or through VENMO, an app you download (pay @mms-pta).  An award will be given for the Best-Dressed Couple (dressed to the theme of "A Night in Old Havana").

Friday, December 15
Times: TBA

The students will perform a winter concert as we all enjoy hot chocolate and coffee (even if it is 85 degrees like last year).

Thursday, January 11
Times: TBA
Open PTA Meeting

More details will be forthcoming.

Sunday, January 14
Times: TBA
Highland Games Meet-Up

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

Friday, March 16
Times: TBA

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

Friday, April 7
Times: TBA

More details will be forthcoming.

Wednesday, April 18
Times: TBA
Open Meeting/Elections

More details will be forthcoming.

Monday, May 7
Times: TBA
Teacher Appreciation Lunch

More details will be forthcoming.