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    Million Fathers March

    On Monday, August 19th, the 2019-2020 school year began with bursting energy as Fathers and caregivers lined the PRM sidewalk into school to greet and encourage the students of PRM.  The excitement and energy was so palpable, it reached from face to face across the crowd like the light streaming through the trees.  Some students ran to the door with…

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    Open House 2019!

    Monday night, August 12th, students, staff and their families poured into the building filling it to the seams to prepare for the 2019-2020 school year. PRM seemed to be growing tonight, not in numbers, although we might be, but growing in strength and community as connections were made with the new staff, administration and families. Families dropped off school supplies…

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    Ridge Day 2019!

    Ridge Day, Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 started with a parade featuring local business and community partners!  PRM staff, students and their families gathered to show their spirit shouting in one voice: One School. One Future. One student. PRM! We make a difference! At the end of the parade, students gathered with Principal, Amber Simpson for the annual photo in front…

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    To Space and Beyond: PRM Girl Scouts

    On Wednesday, July 17th, many of PRM’s girl scouts were inspired by Cincinnati Public School’s very own Chief Communications and Engagement Officer, Lauren Worley.  Before working for Cincinnati Public Schools, Lauren Worley was press Secretary and Senior Advisor at NASA, an appointee of the Obama Administration.  Her rich experience at NASA gave her the ability to inspire the girls to…

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    Welcome Amber Simpson and Tina Stegman!

    Welcome to PRM’s new Principal, Amber Simpson and Vice Principal, Tina Stegman!  The school office may be closed until August 1st, but these two leaders are busy preparing for the 2019-2020 school year with one mind to carry out PRM’s mission to offer every neighborhood child a quality Montessori education.  Speaking with them, you can see their passion for learning…

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    Greetings PRM: Letter from New Principal!

    June 27, 2019  Greetings Pleasant Ridge Montessori Families,  My name is Amber Simpson and I am excited to join the PRM community as the new principal. I look forward to continuing our school’s momentum as a thriving neighborhood Montessori school built by a community of caring and committed families.  This year, our focus will complement the District’s overall strategic plan…

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    PRM Flamingo Fundraiser!

    UPDATE: Flocking is closed for the season!  The flamingos have decided the nights are too cold and have migrated south! Looking to build school spirit over the summer? Help raise funds for the school? Or maybe just prank a friend? We have flocks of flamingos descending on the PRM community! Surprise someone you know by sending a flock of flamingos…

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    What is ROM?

    What is ROM? You may be asking.  It is Restaurant of the Month!  Each month, our parent volunteers work with local restaurants to give back to PRM!  It’s one night a month where you can eat out and contribute to supporting PRM! A huge thank you to the local restaurants who contributed to the 2018-2019 school year!  PRM is so…

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    School Supplies Fundraiser!

    Dear Pleasant Ridge Montessori Parents: We are excited to offer you a program that will help the school and make it a breeze for parents to get school supplies for next year. Yubbler.com is making our supply lists available for online purchasing at discounted prices. The best part is that Yubbler will donate 50% of the profits back to the…

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    Closing Time: 2018-2019

    The 2018-2019 school year has come to an end! With this closing, there will be many tearful goodbyes.  We will also celebrate and set our eyes on the future welcoming many new faces to the PRM community.  These last few weeks have been full of memorable events and rites of passage.  Last week on May 17th, students celebrated at Field…