Upcoming Events

                         BACK TO SCHOOL

September 8th, 2020 (TUESDAY)
First Day of the Academic Term (2020-2021)
Welcome Back!!

September 7th, 2020 (MONDAY)
School Closed for Labor Day

September 4th, 2020 (Friday)
New student and family orientation

August 31st to September 4th, 2020 (Monday through Friday)
Professional Development for all Staff


June 19th, 2020 (Friday)
Last Day of School for students

Reading Day June 13th, 2020  (Saturday) —  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
END OF THE YEAR EVENT at the Beverly Arts Center  — Gathering at BAC canceled.

A Celebratory Drive By.  Drive east on 99th Street from Longwood Drive, turn south on Walden Pkwy.  ADM Staff will be socially distancing to celebrate & wave to our little ones!!

June 11th, 2020 (Thursday)
Progress Reports go home

May 25th, 2020 (Monday)
Memorial Day — No School for Students & Staff

May 8th, 2020
Picnic at the Park

May 4th through May 8th, 2020 (send your teachers a supportive message!)

April 3rd, 2020 (Friday) CANCELED Due to Shelter-in-Place order
Parent-Teacher Conference Day  (Watch for details on one-on-one zoom conferences).
See your child’s teacher & sign up for a conference time to discuss your little one’s progress.
No School for Children.  All Conferences will be held in the Main Building including CH2.

April 2nd, 2020 (Thursday) CANCELED Due to Shelter-in-Place order
Parent Education Night  5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the Annex
Topic: Introduction to Positive Discipline
Presenter: Rebecca Bellonci, Head of School ADM
Childcare available in the Main Building

March 28th, 2020 (Saturday) CANCELED Due to Shelter-in-Place order
ADM Enrollment Open House
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm.
ADM welcomes interested families to come tour our facility and meet some of our staff.
Applications are being accepted for open spots for Young Toddler House, Toddler House & Children’s House as well as Elementary Summer Camp.

March 23rd, 2020 (Monday) CANCELED Due to Shelter-in-Place order
Professional Development — No School for the Children
Teachers will be observing at other Montessori schools today.

March 20th, 2020 — Remote Learning Takes over
Teachers & Assistants make contact with their families, setting up channels of communication

March 19th, 2020 (Thursday)   CANCELED Due to Shelter-in-Place order
Parent Night in the Classroom 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Annex
Come with your child and explore their classroom and chat with their teachers.

March 15th through March 20th (SPRING BREAK)

March 4th, 2020 (Wednesday)
Parent Education Night  5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the Annex
Topic: Supporting Social Skills in Children
Presenter:  Karen Robbins of Illinois Action for Children
Childcare available in the Main Building

February 29th, and March 1st, 2020
SEL Workshop for Teachers  hosted by ADM – Annex
Positive Discipline in the Classroom

February 21st and 22nd, 2020
ADM Staff attending the Assn. of Illinois Montessori Schools Annual Conference

February 20th, 2020 (Thursday)
Parent Education Night 5:00 -6:00 in the Annex
Topics:  The Language We Use in the Classroom, Age-appropriate Expectations, and the Montessori Pedagogy.”
Presenter: Rebecca Bellonci, Head of School ADM

February 17th, 2020 (Monday)
President’s Day — No School for Students and Staff

January 31st, 2020 (Friday)
Professional Development Day for Staff
No School for Students

January 27th, 2020 (Friday)
Scholastic Book Orders due

January 20th, 2020 ( Monday)
Martin Luther King Holiday — No School

Jauary 18th, 2020 (Saturday)
ADM Open House —  10:00 to 12:00
ADM welcomes new families to come tour and put in an application for the new term beginning in July or September.

January 6th, 2020 
School Resumes after Holiday Break
Happy 2020!!

December 23th through January 3rd, 2020

December 20th (Friday)
Pajama Day at School
Wear your snuggly pjs as we spend the last day before the Holiday break together.

December 13th (Friday)
Winter Gathering at Trinity United Methodist Church
Enjoy the sounds of the seasons as your little ones entertain us with their musical talents!
99th and Winchester
4:30 – 5:30  (Doors open at 3:30)

December 10th (Tuesday)  Author’s Day
Author Mike Brown will be reading his book, “What I Tell Myself First,”  to the Children’s Houses today.  Books will be available for purchase and signing.

lNovember 27th – 29th (School Closed)
Thanksgiving Holiday

November 26th (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Feast

November 25th (Monday)
Grandparents’ Day

November 11th (Monday)
Parent-Teacher Conferences
Please be sure to schedule an appointment with  your classroom teacher.
No School for Children, No Extended Care Available

October 31st (Thursday) Happy Halloween
Halloween Parade 3:00 (students will walk west to Longwood Drive, south to 98th, cross the street & return on the west side of Longwood to 99th).    Pinatas will follow back at school.

October 26th (Saturday)
Admission Open House/ ADM Fall Fest
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

October 25th (Friday)
Scholastic Book Orders Due

October 17th (Thursday)
Parent Night 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Childcare will be provided in the Annex
Come meet your child’s teachers, hear about the curriculum and the Montessori method, meet members of the staff and the Board of Directors

October 11th (Friday)
Lifetouch Picture Day TH1 and CH2

October 9th (Wednesday)

Lifetouch Picture Day YT, TH2 and CH1

September 13th (Friday)
Get up and Go Social  4:30 – 6:00

September 3rd, 2019 (Tuesday)
Welcome All Day Montessori Families
First Day of School – Academic Session

September 2nd, 2019 (Monday)  School Closed

August 30th, 2019 (Friday)
New Student and Family Orientation
(parents and students are invited to come meet the teacher, find their cubby & leave their supplies) YT Parents (Ms. Sabrina will be contacting you regarding a special schedule that day)
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

August 26th through August 30th, 2019  School Closed
Professional Development for Teacher

August 23rd, 2019 (Friday)
Last day of Summer Camp

Week One: No Place Like Home
Week Two: Flower Power
Week Three: Animal Planet
(Traveling Zoo coming to school Friday, July 19th at 3:00 – 4:30)
Week Four: Catching Waves
Week Five: Everything but the Kitchen Sink
Week Six: Artful Antics
Week Seven: Music Makers
Week Eight: Movin’ and Groovin’

July 4th School Closed
Happy 4th of July!

July 1st Opening of Summer Camp

June 24th through June 28th, 2019

June 21st, 2019 (Friday)
Last day of school

June 17th, 2019 (Monday)
Reading Day
ADM invites the special men in our children’s lives to share a story or a poem with the class their child is in.
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

June 15th, 2019 (Saturday)
End of the Year Event — 10:00 to 1:00 p.m.
ADM welcomes all parents & friends to Morgan Park Academy to celebrate another wonderful year at ADM!Enjoy your little one’s performance, participate in a Live and/or Silent Auction, enjoy refreshments.

June 13th, 2019 (Thursday)
Progress Reports Go Home

May 27th, 2019 (Monday)
Memorial Day — NO SCHOOL

May 10th, 2019 (Friday)
Women’s Day Picnic at the Park for YT, TH, CH1, CH2 — 3:30 to 4:30

May 9th, 2019 (Thursday)
Women’s Day Picnic at the Park for CH3 — 3:30 to 4:30

May 8th, 2019 (Wednesday)
TH and CH1 Pictures will be taken by Lifetouch

May 7th, 2019 (Tuesday)
Young Toddler CH2, and CH3 Pictures will be taken by Lifetouch

May 6th through May 10th (Monday through Friday)

April 15th to April 19th, 2019 School Closed – Spring Holiday
ADM is closed for Spring Holidays.
Extended Care Camp is available for those who previously signed up.

April 5th, 2019  (Friday) School Closed
Parent Teacher Conferences

March 25th, 2019 (MONDAY) School Closed
Professional Development Day for ADM staff

March 23rd, 2019 (SATURDAY) 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m

All are invited to tour ADM, meet some of our staff
and hand in applications for the 2019-2020 year.

March 20th, 2019 (WEDNESDAY) 6:00 p.m.
Spring Parent Night
Current parents are invited to join us for an evening
at ADM with their child.
Parents will participate in activities with their child in the
classroom setting and socialize with other parents
and staff. Enjoy a snack as well!

February 12th, 2019 (TUESDAY)
Kindergarten Q & A
4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Annex
Join us for a conversation about kindergarten
at ADM. This is a chance to ask your teachers questions
about what to expect of Montessori “the 3rd year.”

We’ve also invited principals from neighborhood schools
to introduce their schools and answer any questions
you may have about life after Montessori.

FEBRUARY 9th, 2019 (Saturday)

7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Open Bar, appetizers and desserts
Cork & Kerry (10614 S. Western, Chicago)
PreSale Tickets: $45.00 in advance through January 31st
At the Door: $50.00
(Join ADM staff and parents for a fun night out!)

February 1st, 2019 (FRIDAY)  SCHOOL CLOSED
Professional development day for ADM Staff

January 25th, 2019 (FRIDAY)
Scholastic Book orders due

January 21st, 2019 SCHOOL CLOSED
Martin Luther King Day

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Come take a tour, meet some of the ADM staff and
register for the 2019-2020 term.

JANUARY 7th, 2019 (MONDAY)
School resumes. Happy New Year and Welcome Back!

DECEMBER 24th, 2018 to JANUARY 4th, 2019
No School for Staff and Students except students signed up for
Extended Care Camp on Jan 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.

WINTER GATHERING at Trinity United Methodist Church
99th and Winchester. ADM students will help you enjoy the December weather and prepare for the holidays with their lively performances.
Participate in the Dessert Raffle. Purchase your child’s holiday ornament.
Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow ADM parents and friends.
Doors open at 3:30. Children’s performances begin at 4:30 p.m.

Thanksgiving Holiday — NO School for students and staff

Thanksgiving Feast
Children will enjoy a Thanksgiving lunch at ADM

NOVEMBER 19th, 2018 (MONDAY)
Grandparents are invited to ADM to share a story or a talent.
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

NOVEMBER 12th, 2018 (MONDAY)
Parent-Teacher Conference Day
(sign up for a time with your child’s teacher)
No School except for children signed up for Extended Care Camp

Students’ Halloween Parade down Longwood Drive

Fall Fest/Open House  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Fall Parent Night 6:00 p.m.
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Your child will show you his/her classroom.  Enjoy a healthy snack together.
6:30 – 6:45 p.m.  Teacher presentations in each classroom.
6:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ADM Board of Directors’ presentations in each classroom.

OCTOBER 12th, 2018 (FRIDAY)
Lifetouch Photos — CH1, TH and other students missing on Wednesday

CH Field Trip to the Children’s Farm

Lifetouch Photos–YT, CH2, CH3

Columbus Day! No School.

Scholastic Book orders due

4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. GET UP AND GO SOCIAL
Meet other ADM parents, children and staff. Enjoy a healthy snack and exercise to the instruction of Zumba instructor, Victor!


The new academic year begins at ADM at 8:00 a.m. Welcome back to our ADM students and Welcome to our new students!

AUGUST 31st, 2018 (FRIDAY)  9:00 AM to 10:00 AM — New Family/Student Orientation
      New families are invited to bring their new ADM student to school to orientate themselves with their new classroom.


AUGUST 27th to AUGUST 31st, 2018 — SCHOOL CLOSED
      ADM teachers and staff will be participating in professional development


     Summer Camp Session II
      Week 5 — Cooking
      Week 6 — Art  (Artist, Barb Thompson, will be visiting with some special art activities for our students)
      Week 7 — Music
      Week 8 — Sports/Games


JULY 4th, 2018 (Wednesday) — SCHOOL CLOSED
    Happy Independence Day!!


JULY 2nd  to JULY 27th, 2018  — SUMMER CAMP SESSION I
       Summer Camp Session I begins
       Week 1 — Our Neighborhood
       Week 2 — Planting
       Week 3 — Animals  (The Traveling Zoo coming to school on 7/17/18)
       Week 4 — Sea Life