Highlights of the Week News & Notes: Monday, May 18

News & Notes: Monday, May 18

Published on Monday, May 18, 2015 @ 1:33 pm

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Montessori Moments


What do our students value about the Montessori experience?

Two sixth grade students in Mrs. Fojtik’s class discovered what their fellow students value most about the Montessori experience. Hear what they had to say.


Painted Ladies

Ellen Scango’s class studied the lifecycle of the butterfly. They watched first-hand the metamorphosis process by raising caterpillars in class. With much excitement, the study ended as they freed the Painted Ladies back to nature.

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Time to play

Girls from first through sixth grade enjoyed south campus recess together.

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Hickory Nut Gap Farm

Two weeks ago, the middle school traveled to Asheville, NC for a five-day field study at Hickory Nut Gap Farm. They spent the week living and working together as a community on the farm while learning about current issues around agriculture and the modern food industry. They held seminars, prepared meals, collected and packaged eggs, weeded orchards, groomed and cared for horses, and completed other tasks around the farm. Find more photos from this trip here.

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The Holka Polka

Stacy Oshea’s class performed the end-of-year play, Holka Polka, a fairy tale mystery that takes place in Fairytale Land!

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News and Notes


Play 2015 – Summer Enrichment Registration

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Summer Enrichment registration is now open! We have added a new camp this year, Discover Richmond, for Lower and Upper Elementary ages. Register for all programs here.


Sign up for Conference Day Childcare

The RMPA will provide complimentary childcare in Parson’s Hall for the upcoming conference day, Friday, May 22.  Sign up here.


Yearbooks Now Available

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Important Dates


RMPA Picnic : This Week!
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 A Celebration of the Arts
Music and Arts Show


Book Fair ongoing
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 Reminders for the Current School Year

  • Our school year has been extended by one day.
  • Our last day of school will be Thursday, June 4. Please note this is a half day.
  • Graduation will be held on Wednesday, June 3.