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The Cobb Tales April 13, 2012

The Week Ahead... Monday, April 16 Acorn Singers 3:15-4:30 Tuesday, April 17 Parent Coffee 8:30-9:30 “Creativity in the Montessori Classroom” Wednesday, April 18 Outdoor Club 3:15-4:45 Thursday, April 19 Chess Club 3:15-4:30 Art Club 3:15-4:30 Friday, April 20 Soccer Club 3:15-4:30 GET READY!

Cobb Wine Cellar Raffle! Imagine a beautiful basket filled with wines from all over the world. Sound good? If you said yes, then you can help. Please donate a bottle or bottles of wine for “The Cobb Wine Cellar” raffle! Donations can be left with Miss Margaret or Windy. Tickets for a chance to win will be sold for $10 each at school April 23-27 and the night of the auction, April 27 . If you have any questions, please contact Julie Berard at 860-677-7408 or Thank you for your unending enthusiasm and support!

One Week Only Sales! NEXT WEEK ONLY drop by the Communications Office and get a pink, youth, long-sleeved t-shirt for HALF PRICE. Get a $15 tee for $7.50! Sizes S, M, L, XL. And over the next 5 weeks, keep your eyes open to see if the item you’ve been waiting for is advertized for half-price! One Week Only Sales!


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A Window into Their World This week’s video invites you on a unique journey through the Admissions Process at The Cobb School. Even though you are already a Cobb School fan, we think you’ll appreciate what the video says about our school, and we hope you’ll enjoy your walk down memory lane. We also invite you to share our slideshow with friends who are curious about Cobb. When you talk about your child’s Montessori experience, you are advancing education reform from the grassroots. Thank you for carrying the message & supporting our school. Click acorn to view slideshow.

The Cobb School Thanks... ...everyone who joined us for a lively discussion on technology and children. Special thanks to Gerry Leonard for leading the talk and to Phil Pawelcyk for sharing your expertise with us. every community member who purchased tickets to our upcoming auction! We are thrilled to announce that our numbers for this year’s auction are better than ever. Again, special thanks to those who sponsored a staff member by purchasing his or her ticket for the event. Remember, you can still buy your ticket today, Friday, April 13. all those supporting our Sixth Years by purchasing farm fresh eggs at pick-up. A special thank you to the Canfields for donating the eggs in support of the upcoming Sixth Grade trip.

Congratulations to... …everyone who won a free raffle ticket! Thank you to all who purchased auction tickets before April 4th and earned their chance at winning.

Last Open House of the School Year April 25 at 9am

Our Photo Albums Our Sixth Years kickin’ it in

All Before 9am Montessori parents think outside the box

Montessori in the News... Rethinking cubicle culture Maria Montessori: guru for a new generation of business innovators Engineering Students Use Factory Floor as Classroom Montessori: It's good for business

Parent Reminders Tuesday, April 19 please join us for a Parent Coffee on “Creativity in the Montessori Classroom.” The arts play an integral role in our students’ lives. Children at every level have opportunities to explore various mediums & discover their own artistic nature. Find out how creativity is woven through the YCC & Primary Montessori curricula. Parent Coffee for Primary Parents hosted by Mary Lou Cobb with guest Lhamo Pemba.

Auction Fever! Calling all Cobb Parents, There are only two weeks until Auction night, and we're working hard to make this the best Cobb School Auction ever! Next week, the beautiful class baskets will be on display for everyone to see. Be sure to stop by your child’s classroom to take a peek. Class basket raffle tickets go on sale Monday, April 23rd. Pick up tickets for your friends and parents too. Every class is busy on their auction project. Ask your child’s teacher what his or her students are cooking up this year. The classroom projects are always a huge hit! Remember, the online auction begins April 24. Get ready for auction fever. It starts next week. Carrie Firestone & the Auction Committee Grandparents’ & Special Friends’ Day May 11 8:30-11am rsvp by May 4 860. 658.1144 or

Cobb Tales April 13, 2012  
Cobb Tales April 13, 2012  

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