The Sands Montessori Parent Organization (SMPO)

Our mission is for families, staff and students to work together to strengthen the Sands Montessori community of lifelong learners.

News and Announcements

Mrs. Johnson’s Book Club

If your child enjoys reading, writing, crafts, and interacting with great books then sign up for my book club. We will meet for a total of 8 sessions in community 2005 at Sands Montessori. The cost is $110.00. We will meet on Thursdays from 3:45–5:00. Our first...

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Education Technology Drive | 2018–2019

Every Sands student and family is unique. Our students find love, joy, and achievement in the many different activities offered by our community. Each of these experiences helps them make the world a brighter, peaceful, happier and better place. A variety of...

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Sands Eagles Basketball 2018 – 2019!

Sands Basketball is open to Boys and Girls grades 2nd through 6th. Teams participate in the Cincinnati Premier Youth Basketball League (www.cpybl.com), which consists of schools from all over Greater Cincinnati, but with an emphasis on programs inside the 275 loop....

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COOKING CLUB

Grades 1–3 Monday or Tuesday from 3:45–5:15 p.m. ALL NEW RECIPES AND TECHNIQUES Looking for a fresh and interesting creative outlet for your child? Every Monday or Tuesday kids will enjoy working alongside classmates learning to make a variety of healthy snacks, bread...

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Top Ten Reasons to Volunteer at SMPO

Volunteering makes a big difference. Research consistently shows that kids whose parents are involved in their schools do better. Volunteering offers tangible ways to be part of things. Sometimes we might mean well, but our busy lives get in the way of committing....

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SMPO Welcome Letter 2018–19

Dear Friends, Welcome to the 2018–19 school year at Sands Montessori! My name is Krystan Krailler, and I’m excited to serve as president of the Sands Montessori Parent Organization (SMPO) this year. SMPO works together to strengthen the Sands Montessori community of...

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Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run teaches life skills to 6th grade girls through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. The curriculum is taught by certified Girls on the Run coaches and includes three parts: understanding themselves, valuing relationships and teamwork, and...

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Back to School Picnic

The Sands Montessori 2018–2019 Back to School Picnic is Sunday August 12 from 4:00–6:00 p.m.. This year the event will be held at the Lunken Playfield (Spirit of ’76) Picnic Shelter. The SMPO will provide popsicles, drinks, cups, and napkins. You are welcome to bring...

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Sands Montessori Field Day

On May 18 2018, please join us for field day! We need lots of help to make this fun day a success. Remember to wear sunscreen, bring water, and pack a snack or lunch. Date: 05/18/2018 (Friday) Location: Sands Montessori Created by: Lisa Moreland Signup form: Click...

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The 2018–2019 SMPO Rudder Nominations list

Please come to the SMPO General Parent Meeting to vote in the next years leadership April 17 2018, 7 p.m. at Sands. Current 2018–2019 Nominations: Vice President: Melissa Volck, Casey Irvin Executive Secretary: Margo Smith Joseph Business Manager: Natalie Butcher...

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SMPO Proposed Bylaws Revision

SMPO’s Bylaws Review Committee has put forth a set of revised bylaws for the organization. Changes to the bylaws include: Add language to 6.1 to include any adult living in the primary residence with a Sands student as eligible to be a member of SMPO. Moving from one...

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