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    Crossing Guard Appreciation Day!

    Photos for Crossing Guard Appreciation Day! photos taken by Amy Scroghan On March, 21st, we show our gratitude and thanks for our crossing guards at Pleasant Ridge Montessori.  Thank you to our crossing guards who keep our kids safe day in and day out, rain or shine, sleet or snow, cold or hot, dark or sunny!  Thank you from all…

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    Terracycle: Support PRM!

    Support Pleasant Ridge Montessori and Keep Trash Out of the Landfill! It’s a win-win situation! PRM is raising money for green programs while also keeping as much trash as possible out of the landfill. Here are some ways you can help: Collect your “trash” for our “brigades” All brigades are listed below. Collections should be CLEAN, DRY & SEPARATED as much as…

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    Fundraiser: Chocolate, Coffee, and Tea – oh, my!

    Order from Equal Exchange and PRM Foundation receives 50% of the total order. It is an amazing fundraiser that support PRM and farmers across the world. It is also amazing, because lots of upcoming events and holidays might require chocolate (Mother’s Day, 6th grade recognition to name a few). Spread the word! Ask family and friends, too! Email Jen at jkramerwine@gmail.com, by March 25th…

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    Donuts with Dudes!

    At PRM’s Annual Donuts with Dudes event on Friday March 1st, the gym filled up quickly as students guided their Dude to the gym.  They received a warm welcome from Mrs. Ridley, staff and volunteers with donuts, no line, no waiting!  Coffee Cup class greeted them with fresh hot coffee!  Rumbling tummies were tamed and Dudes and students got to…

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    Highlight: Parent-input classroom placement

    Celebrating new beginnings and changes at the school of Pleasant Ridge has been a part of its long 200 year legacy along with its heart, diversity and love of education and PRM’s mission to be a quality neighborhood Montessori school.  As PRM looks to the coming months facing many new changes with a growing student population and hiring a new…

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    STEAM Team: A pin hole to a new world

    Friday, Febraury 15th, a few PRM students were taken back in time to view their world in a way they had never conceived of before. PRM’s STEAM team is piloting a program bringing together multiple disciplines centering around pinhole photography using traditional light sensitive and chemical processes. Photography has the ability to freeze a moment for us to look back…

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    Heart: A night of Basketball and Cheer

    Friday, February 8th, a night of celebration reached every inch of PRM when families, friends, coaches and volunteers celebrated the 6th graders in one of their last games as PRM students.  Coach Todd Gailar announced each 6th grade boy basketball player and 6th grade cheerleader!  They ran into the gym as honor and pride was showered upon them from the…

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    A Fishy Story!

    On a mild February day, something fishy swam through the hands of Miss Jenn’s 3-6 community, 1105.  They have been studying the parts of a fish and concluded their studies on fish by using a real bass to make prints!  The students painted the fish, made a paper print and a fabric print.  The paper print will be used for…

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    Assembly Friday January 25th!

    Hello PRM Families, The K-3rd graders are having an assembly on Friday, January 25th from 1-1:45 pm. The Assembly is the NED Show’s Mindset Mission in which your child will be taken on a journey filled with humor, yo-yo and magic tricks, puppetry, and storytelling inspiring them to: Never give up-to understand the Power of Yet! Encourage others – to spark courage…

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    Annual Silent Auction: What is it?

    To understand the Annual Silent Auction beyond a one word answer, it helps to start at the beginning. Pleasant Ridge Montessori used to be a traditional neighborhood school, until the parents and community worked together so that when they re-opened the doors of the new building in 2009, Pleasant Ridge would have the Montessori method of teaching.  The Pleasant Ridge…