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

Strength of the week: Leadership

The Character Strength of the Week for February 19–23 is LEADERSHIP. Here are some ways to encourage leadership at home. Share in the comments what your family tries this week! Download the flier here.

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High School Fair — All 6th–8th parents welcome

Save the Date! The CPS High School Fair will be held on February 20th from 5:30–7:30 p.m.. All 6th–8th Grade parents are welcome. The fair will be held at the Academy of World Languages, 2030 Fairfax Avenue,Cincinnati, OH 45207. Download the flier here.

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Sands Montessori Parent Education Night

What is it? An opportunity to learn about the Montessori Language curriculum. When is it? 8th of February at 6:30–8:00pm. Why should I attend? To understand how your child is learning to read and how the curriculum grows from Prek to 6th grade. What should I expect?...

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Tutors Needed!

Sands Montessori is looking for volunteer tutors at all grade levels. No previous tutoring experience is required. This is a great opportunity for parents, grandparents, etc. If you are interested in supporting students who need extra help in math or reading skills...

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Save the date: Family Reading Night

Make plans to join SMPO for Family Reading Night on 5–7 p.m. on Thursday, February 1 2018! You don’t want to miss this year’s event. We have great activities lined up for the entire family including: Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s Pinocchio: This Cincinnati...

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Little Eagle Basketball Camp 2018

Open to boys and girls in Kindergarten – 3rd Grade not currently playing on a Sands basketball team.  (If your child is currently on a 2nd or 3rd grade Sands basketball team and you would like him/her to participate in the camp, please contact Jesse Dunbar or Chris...

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Help Needed: Eagle Youth Lacrosse Registration Now Open

Greetings Sports Coordinators from our Walnut Hills feeder schools, Last year, thanks largely to your help, we introduced the sport of lacrosse to over 100 boys and girls from Kilgour, Hyde Park School, Fairview, Pleasant Ridge and Sands. This Spring over 20 lacrosse...

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Plastic cap collection

Sands is half-way to our goal of plastic lids needed to complete the Memorial Bench area to honor the memory of staff members Mary Beth Manolis, Douglas Barnes and Eunice Barnes. Please save this JPEG image and share with family and friends. You can also download this...

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Say Something Week

At Sands Montessori, we are committed to promoting a healthy school community and developing the whole child.  We work hard to promote a peaceful environment and teach students to be peacemakers by following our school wide expectations: care for self, care for...

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