First Steps News

Class Pictures – April 21 – 23!

Charter Class Pictures – April 21

First Steps Class Pictures – April 22 & 23

Welcome to Monarch Montessori

Montessori education is an educational approach developed by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori and characterized by an emphasis on independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a child’s natural psychological, physical, and social development.

Monarch Montessori of Denver is an authentic Montessori program for infants through elementary. We prepare all students to excel in education and in life.

Upcoming Events

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Charter Closed: Spring Break
Charter Closed: Spring Break
Mar 30 – Apr 3 all-day
Charter closed for Spring Break. No YMCA activities
First Steps Closed: Spring Break 7:00 am
First Steps Closed: Spring Break
Apr 1 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
First Steps Closed: Spring Break FS Kinder students are on the Charter Schedule
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First Steps Closed: Spring Break 7:00 am
First Steps Closed: Spring Break
Apr 2 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
First Steps Closed: Spring Break FS Kinder students are on the Charter Schedule
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First Steps Closed: Spring Break 7:00 am
First Steps Closed: Spring Break
Apr 3 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
First Steps Closed: Spring Break FS Kinder students are on the Charter Schedule
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School Closed: Staff Development
School Closed: Staff Development
Apr 6 all-day
Whole school closed. No care available. YMCA Operating programs from 7am – 6pm
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Board Special Session 8:30 am
Board Special Session
Apr 11 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Special Session – Board of Directors Agenda Items Charter Waivers and Contract Approval First Steps Budget
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Coffee Talk with Mr. Rob 8:15 am
Coffee Talk with Mr. Rob
Apr 15 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
 
Book Fair 4:00 pm
Book Fair
Apr 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Book Fair Opening Day! Sign up to Volunteer to support Monarch’s Spring Book Fair! This is a great way to support the classrooms, connect with other parents, and meet volunteer hour commitments. Time slots are in 1 hour increments so they easy align with conference schedules. Book Fair Proceeds help First Steps and Charter Classrooms[...]
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Book Fair during Conferences
Book Fair during Conferences
Apr 16 – Apr 17 all-day
Visit the Book Fair during conferences!   Sign up to Volunteer to support Monarch’s Spring Book Fair! This is a great way to support the classrooms, connect with other parents, and meet volunteer hour commitments. Time slots are in 1 hour increments so they easy align with conference schedules. Book Fair Proceeds help First Steps[...]
Field Day 9:00 am
Field Day
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
 
Parent / Teacher Conferences 12:30 pm
Parent / Teacher Conferences
Apr 16 @ 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm
School closed at 12:30pm for Primary through 4th grade students. Infant and Toddler schedule unchanged. Please sign up for a conference with your teacher via Sign Up Genius.
Assessment Day – No School for Charter 2:06 pm
Assessment Day – No School for Charter
Apr 16 @ 2:06 pm – 3:06 pm
Schedule your end of year assessment window through Sign Up Genius.
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Parent/Teacher Conferences
Parent/Teacher Conferences
Apr 17 all-day
School closed for Primary through 4th grade. Infant and Toddlers have no schedule change. Please schedule a conference with your child’s teacher.
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Monarch Open House 10:00 am
Monarch Open House
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come visit Monarch Montessori on Saturday, April 18th for an Open House event. This event is designed for parents to get a better understanding of Montessori education. Demonstrations of lessons will be offered for First Steps and Charter. Prospective families are welcome to attend as well as current families who want to see what their[...]
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CSSI Site Visit
CSSI Site Visit
Apr 20 – Apr 22 all-day
As a part of the Charter School Start Up Grant, a team from Colorado Department of Education will visit the school for 3 days. During this time, the team will interview staff, parents, and students as well as review documents and procedures. The outcome is a 360* review of Monarch to help us guide future[...]
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Charter Class Picture Day 10:30 am
Charter Class Picture Day
Apr 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
 
PTO Meeting 6:00 pm
PTO Meeting
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
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First Steps Class Picture Day 9:00 am
First Steps Class Picture Day
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Wednesday, April 22nd: 9:15- Bird Nido (infant) class: Teachers- Val and Rosa 9:30- Dolphin Nido (infant) class: Teachers- Brenda and Roxana 9:45– Sea Otter Toddler class: Teachers- Whitney and Lacy 10:00– Sea Horse Toddler class: Teachers- Arianna and Lili 10:15– Star Fish Toddler class: Teachers- Guadalupe and Vicky 10:30– Sea Lion Toddler class: Teachers- Tukky[...]
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First Steps Classroom Picture Day 9:00 am
First Steps Classroom Picture Day
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Thursday, April 23rd : 9:00 – Sea Turtle Primary Class: Teachers Dale, Shanti and Irma 9:15 – Owl Primary Class: Catherine and Brisa 9:30 – Kangaroo Primary Class: Ana and Chris 9:45 – Bald Eagle AM Primary Class: Prathima and Shiloy *12:40pm- Bald Eagle PM Primary Class: Teachers Prathima and Shiloy
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Spirit Day: Bad Hair Day
Spirit Day: Bad Hair Day
Apr 24 all-day
Sleep in and let the Bed Head rule.
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