Monday, December 13, 2010

Holiday Concert

Kindergarten students will need to meet in room 526 on the Herrera Campus, at 5:30 on Wednesday December 15th to prepare for their performance.

This weeks happenings

This Wednesday evening is the Holiday concert. Please have Kindergarten children dressed in their holiday best and at Herrera School by 5:30.

Thursday our class will be making crafts and "gingerbread houses". Please send a small bag of candy with your child. If you would like to help with the crafts please see Ms. Marisa or Ms. Bonny.
The Field trip to Sea Life Aquarium has been canceled due to transportation issues. If you paid and would like your money back please see me before break.

Thank you.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Our anual Symphony field trip is this Friday. Please make sure you have your child's permission slip and $1.00 fee turned in by Wednesday. Thank you!

Holiday concert

Holiday Tax Credit Concert Wednesday December 15Th at 6:00 pm
at Herrera performing art center. 1350 S. 11Th street.
Kindergarten -8Th grade will perform.
Performance attire is as follows...
Boys need to wear dress pants, preferably black with a white, green, or red shirt. Girls may come in dress pants (black) or a holiday dress.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Thanksgiving Break

No school November 20th-28th.

Light Rail Field Trip

This Friday November 19th we will take our 1st field trip on the light rail. If your child stays in the afternoon and they are attending the field trip please make sure their permission slip is turned in by Thursday.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

If you would like to chaperon a field trip please let Ms. Marisa know. I need parents who would like to attend the symphony and/or the sea life field trips.
Thank you.

Field Trips

Field Trips
Light Rail
Who:all day 2nd years and Kinders
When: November 19th from 1-3 we will be riding the light rail

who: whole class
When: December 3rd, show is at 10, we will leave at 9/
Cost :$1 per student $5 per adult
Needed: Chaperons for all 1st year students, especially 3yr olds, if you would like them to go.

Sea Life Aquarium
who: all day 2nd years and kinders
When: December 14th 12pm-3pm
Cost: $5 per child $9 for adults
Needed: Chaperons/drivers who can drive additional children to the Arizona mills mall aquarium and back.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Thank you!!!

Thank you to all the parents who helped with our fall festival booth!

Thursday, November 4, 2010


Please, please, please do not allow your children to have candy/fruit snacks/donuts for breakfast. We have noticed a change in behavior and energy in most of the class and it is interfering with your child's ability to learn. The children have been telling us what they "get to have" for breakfast.
Thank you for your support!

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Fall Festival Help!

Dear Parents,

Our class would like help with the fall festival booth on Saturday, November 6th from 2 to 5. We would like each family to commit to a period of 20 to 30 minutes or bring in some prizes for the booth. Prizes could be candy, dollar store trinkets, or even the 50% of halloween trinkets. If you are able to help run the booth please contact Sara LaRoque (Diego's mom) at (602) 228-8907 or email her at Thank you!

Friday, October 29, 2010

Thank you to all the parents who helped make this a wonderful United Nations day!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Fall Festival

Fall Festival Saturday November 6th from 2pm-5pm.

We are asking for your help. Please allow your child to walk into the classroom on their own. This promotes independence and shows your child that you trust everything will be fine.

Thank you for your support!

Monday, October 25, 2010

Tax credit

Tax Credit Celebration Pizza Party!

Every class with at least 75% participation in the school tax credit program earns a pizza party in February, 2011

All donations up to the maximum of $200 per individual taxpayer ($400 for couples filing joint returns) are eligible. Donations must be received by Dec. 31.

More than one child at Faith North?

Your donation counts
toward the participation goal for all their rooms

*All pizza will be donated. No tax credit money will be used for the parties.
Money that goes toward Outdoor enviroment directly benefits your child!

United Nations Day Celebration

On Wednesday, October 27th we will be celebrating United Nations Day. This is a day designed to celebrate our diverse cultural community. Your child may come in a traditional costume or parts of one for our "small World Parade". You may also bring a prepared food that is symbolic of the heritage. The parade starts at 10:45 and parents are welcome to stay and attend lunch with their child.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Picture Day is this Friday October 15th. If you would like to receive school pictures please return the Campos envelope by Friday morning. We are the first to take pictures so please have your child here on time.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Next week is Fall break. School resumes the week of October 11th.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Please remember that Faith North dismisses all day students 1:15 Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Preschool students will be dismissed at the usual 12:30 time.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

When you visit the Vig Uptown on 6015 N. 16th street, in September, they will donate 15% of your bill to Faith North. Simple tell your server you would like to contribute to Faith North and the money will be donated to Faith North PTA. This wonderful fundraiser was brought to us by one of our classroom parents so please support the Vig and Faith North by enjoying an evening out!

Monday, August 30, 2010

Please join us for Glimpse into Montessori on Thursday September 2nd from 5:30-7:00 on the Faith North Campus. The teachers will be presenting Theory and an introduction to the classroom.

We are so excited to have almost all our class here! The three year olds have added excitement and interest to our class!

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Salad Spectacular is back! Come and get to know the community on Friday August 20th from 6pm-8pm. Please bring a salad to share. Plates and utensils will be provided.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The kindergarten students came back and remembered most of the works they did at the end of the year. Parents’ thank you for reading with and to your children, practicing counting and math facts. You have supported your children and us by continually working with your child. Thank you again!

Friday, July 30, 2010

Just a reminder for those students who start on August 4th... the first day of school is a full day (8:20-3:20). I will be in the cafeteria and Ms. Bonny will be in the bus bay, your children are free to join either of us till school starts. Thank you to all the parents who took the time and braved the storm to come and meet us. We are looking forward to seeing all the new and returning students as well as starting this school year!

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Hope you are having a fun summer! I just want to give you a head start on gathering all the supplies needed for next year. All children will need to bring a backpack/book bag every day. Children who are starting new to the class will need to bring a plastic shoe box with their name written on it. This is a lengthy list but we use all items. Please do not place you child’s name on class items unless indicated. Ms. Marisa’s supply list: (Please do not place you child’s name on class items unless indicated.)
1 Pack of 12 pencils
1 Pack of colored pencils including pink
Glue sticks (4 or more)
1 pack of 18 by 11 construction paper pack of single color
2 wide ruled composition notebooks (without spirals that tend to poke the children) with child's name on it
1 Watercolor paints
1 bottle Dishwashing soap
1 can “kiwi neutral” Shoe polish
6-8 oz personal plastic cup with name
Change of clothes with name
Cotton balls
1 Pack of washcloths (green, red, blue, purple, yellow, orange)
1 Pack of sponges with a scrubbing side
1 Box of 1 gallon zip lock bags
2 boxes of Kleenex
1 bottle disinfecting wipes
Needle threaderPlastic needles
1 spool Thread in any color
1 Pack of 4-6 Sponges
2 medium plates and 2 forks, 2 spoons
16 oz bottle of Tempera pant (red, blue, and yellow)

These are some additional items that we need for the classroom:
Set of extra fine tipped sharpies
Elastic cord for beading
Rubbing alcohol
Small watering can
Plastic placemats (30)
Stamp pads
Plastic or metal bucket
Small mop
Small push broom
Dust pan and matching hand broom
Ream of colored copy paper
Fancy boxes (these can be purchases new or used)
Drying rack
Travel soap
Box of band-aids


Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Kindergarten graduation is tomorrow Thursday at 6:00.
Kindergarten students must arrive in their class no later then 5:45.
Ice cream social to follow.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Just a reminder....
Tomorrow Friday May 7th is our Mother's Day Tea. We will start at 10:00. If mom can't make it aunt/Grandma/special person may attend.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Please join us for The Montessori Geometry Continuum tonight at 6:00 in the Faith North Multi-purpose room.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Dear Mom,
You are cordially invited to a Mother's Day Tea. This event will be hosted by your child and classmates to honor you on Friday May 7th 2010 at 10:00 A.M. (If mom is not available Grandma or an Aunt may come in her place). The tea will be held in room 117.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Auditions for this years talent show will be held Friday April 30th at 1:00 in the Multi-purpose room at Faith North.
Please join us for a parent education night next Thursday April 29th. Preschool through eighth grade Montessori Geometry Continuum will be presented in the Multipurpose room on the Faith North Campus at 6:00 pm.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Show Me Night for Ms. Marisa and Ms. Bonny's class.
Where: room 117
When:Thursday march 25th from 3:30-5:30
Why: To see what you child does every day in school

Thursday, March 4, 2010

A belated thanks to the parents of Mateo, Diego, Sophia, Andrea, Ivory, and Drayden for attending last Thursday's parent education night. Thank you for your support!

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Kindergarten Report cards will be sent home Friday March 5th. You will also receive a an attrition survey please fill it out and return as soon as possible, classes will be filled to capacity and this will help us know how many spaces we have available. Thank you for taking the time to help our office staff and our teachers!

This Thursday evening parent education presentation on the Montessori Reading Continuum 6:00-7:00 in the Faith North Multi-use room. Come for an informative night on what you child does in the classroom from 3yrs old to 8th grade.

Thursday, February 18, 2010


Tonight is Family Literacy Night.
From 6-7 in the Multi-use room
Come join us for games and refreshments!

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Save the date and join us for an evening of Parent Education
Thursday February 25 in the Faith North Multi-purpose room
This evening will give an overview of the Montessori Reading Continuum
From Primary through Middle School

Monday, January 11, 2010

Conference Schedule for Ms. Marisa’s class

Monday January 11th
3:20 George C.

Tuesday January 12th
7:30 am Lucus B
12:30 Diego L
2:40 Roberto C.
3:20 Angel Rose V.
3:40 Brianna R.

Wednesday January 13th
1:15 Tori G.
1:30 Sophia G
1:45 Ivory S
2:15 Andrea C
2:30 Binah C.
3:15 Savannah T
3:30 Meghan R
4:30 Seth
5:00 Wesley G
5:45 Nikolus B
6:00 Damian A

Thursday January 14th
7:30 am Trenton H
12:30 Nika D
2:00 Judge H
2:15 Eddy T
2:30 Cherlyn R
3:00 Hunter s
3:15 Drayden w

Friday January 15th
1:15 Mateo

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Afternoon Pick Up for kindergarten children & their siblings starting today Tuesday January 5, 2010.
The school lot may be used to pick up kindergarten children and their siblings ONLY. We ask that you NOT park against the RED curb. Parking in a fire zone is not only against the law; it endangers our students in the event of an emergency. A driver must be in the car at all times when it is next to the red curb. Please park in the lot if you are picking up students from PEER or afterschool classes or visiting with school staff and will need to leave your car unattended.

Please bear with the staff and students as we make this transition.

Thank you,
Susan Engdall
-families with children in 1st-8th will pick up in another location (families with no children in kindergarten).