Get connected and involved!
There are many ways to connect with the school and with other families, and take care of your Community Service requirement, too.
We hold one large fundraising festival and several small events each year. These include Teacher Appreciation Lunches, parent education nights, movie nights, and more.
Several Community Workdays per year provide an opportunity for families to participate in classroom upkeep and beautification of the school grounds, and also fulfill their Community Service requirement. They are also fun and help you meet other families!
Our next Community Workday will be scheduled in October.
The number of adults in a Montessori classroom is deliberately kept to a minimum, because children need space and opportunity to flourish as self-reliant individuals. At the Primary level, especially, young children are exploring the many ways they can become capable and independent. So we do not encourage regular classroom volunteering. But there are lots of other ways to to volunteer your talent and time. Past contributions have involved getting seedling donations from nurseries, sharing cultural traditions (like dance or food or holidays), or borrowing books from the local library for themed curriculum units.
What are your passions and your gifts? We want to know! Stop by the office or consult with your child’s teacher for ideas on how you can support your child’s classroom.
The BCMS Board is a dynamic group of parents, educators, writers, and lovers of Montessori. We would love to know if you are interested in joining us.