News and Announcements

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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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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