News and Announcements

Sands Upcoming Soccer Registration

Soccer registration will be opening up December 17 at noon. This is earlier than in previous years so we want to put this on your radar. More details on how to register coming soon. Financial aid available for families who qualify.

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Got Candy?

No one wants extra Halloween candy after the Trick or Treating is done! That’s why we teamed up with Soldiers’ Angels Treats for Troops program. Just drop off your extra candy at our school and we will donate the candy to @SoldiersAngelsOfficial to ship to deployed...

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Student Council News

October 27: On Parent Teacher Conferences and Family Reading night student council will be holding a bake sale from 4-7pm. Money raised will go towards the 6th grade dance. November 1-9: Student Council will be sponsoring "Treats for the Troops: through the...

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NatureGuys Podcast: Kids in Nature

Courtney Ryan, SMPO President, talks to Bob from the NatureGuys podcast about the importance of kids in nature and the Sands Natural Playscape story. Give it a listen here. Donate to phase II of our outdoor campus here. At the end of this school year, teachers will be...

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Become a Sands Room Parent!

We’re ready to kick off the renewal of our Sands Room Parent network for this school year! See the attached request for more information or contact Amy Hueneman, SMPO Volunteer Coordinator. Our goal is to have 100% of the classrooms covered by October 31st! Click here...

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SEEKING DADS/FATHER FIGURES FOR DADS ON DUTY!!! Who: We are once again seeking dads/father figures who want to make a difference! Why: Positive male role models can significantly impact and inspire children to make good life choices. We want our students to learn to...

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From the Desk of Ms. Jill and Ms. Nancy

If parents would like to Chaperone a Field Trip or Volunteer in the classroom, you ONLY need the $5 Background Check. Follow the steps below. Parent goes to the Cincinnati Justice Center to get a $5 background check. Parent makes an online appointment with the...

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Buy Sands Spirit Wear!

Fridays are spirit days at Sands! Everyone is encouraged to wear spirit wear or school colors every Friday to demonstrate our school pride. Sands spirit wear will be available for purchase from Monday September 5th –Monday September...

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After School Fun! Sands Extracurricular Program

There are still awesome after school opportunities, particularly for those providers who are just joining us at Sands and didn't make it onto the brochure. That includes the gardening and circus programs. Another new program is the scripting and speaking club, and the...

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Welcome Back Letter from Principal Lord

See below to read Principal Lord's welcome letter sent out a few days ago.  In it, you will find welcoming of new staff members, partnership/volunteering, arrival/dismissal, and other important information. CLICK HERE for Welcome Back Letter

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Welcome to the 2022-23 school year

Hello, Hola, Marhaba, Ni hao, Bonjour, Shalom, Yasou, Namaste, Hujambo, Ahnnyonghaseyo, Guten tag, and all other greetings to our Sands family! Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year at Sands Montessori. We are Courtney Ryan and Kim Fulbright, President and Vice...

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Exciting Updates to the Outdoor campus!

Students, parents, and teachers worked every week this summer to improve the outdoor campus at Sands. They watered 50 trees throughout the hot, dry summer. They painted new features on the blacktop. They built picnic tables for the outdoor classroom. They sawed,...

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Updated Lunch information

I am sure you have gotten the robo call from CPS regarding Lunch Fees beginning again this year. CPS will be charging $1.75 daily for lunch.  Breakfast is "no charge". Parents can go to the School Cafe website to ADD FUNDS and APPLY for ELIGIBILITY for Free/Reduced...

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