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Distance Learning for our community in the event of closures

Our Learning at Home program is not mandatory, but flexible and available to you as your time and energy allows.

This program includes custom-made instructional videos, scheduled zoom meetings, zoom cooking with the teacher sessions, zoom dance parties and individual parent zoom meetings as well as many resources for parents to use at home.

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Private Facebook Group: Private page for teachers and staff to share videos and documents/resources for their classroom as well as for parents to share and remain connected during this time at home.

Weekly classroom Zoom meetings: These meetings are like a typical group gathering to bring children and teacher together.

Cooking with the teacher Zoom meetings: A weekly meeting where teacher and children cook together.

Weekly Zoom dance party: A fun way for children, parents, teachers and staff to enjoy each other from a distance.

Private parent-teacher Zoom meetings: These meetings are scheduled by request and all parents can have some time to connect with the teacher for support.

Kindergarten Learning at Home: We will offer a specific curriculum for our Kindergarten students that will be individually tailored to each of them and their needs. It will include  these components:

  1. Individual zoom lessons with the child and their teacher more than once a week.
  2. Zoom meetings or phone calls either weekly or every other week with the parent and teacher to help support their at home learning.
  3. Group zoom meetings specific only to Kindergarten students.
  4. Individual work plans sent home including a borrowing system for materials specific to the individual child.

Early Start & Lunch & Play

For School Year students we offer the Early Start (7 to 8:30) and Lunch & Play (11:30 to 1). You may add them to your schedule in the beginning of each school year.

Drop In

An hourly drop-in program is available before and after school with advanced notice. This is for occasional use when something comes up and a little extra time at school is needed.

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Childcare is available on some days when Montessori classes are not in session. It is available to School Year students at an additional fee provided there is space open. Childcare Days are included in the All Year Montessori program at no additional fee.

Extracurricular Lessons

Extracurricular lessons are intended to enrich your child’s experience at Alta Vista Montessori School. These lessons are offered before or after school by independent teachers and they are available only to Primary students (3 to 6) at an additional fee paid directly to the teacher teaching the lesson.  A complete list of extracurricular lessons, schedules and fees is made available to parents the first week of the academic year. These lessons are optional and may vary from year to year.