Newsletter November 2021

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Palos Verdes Montessori Academy
November 2021
November 7 - Daylight Savings Time
Families and Friends !
November 11 - Veterans Day - School
This part of the year is the time to reflect
and be thankful for the things we have
November 24 - Annual Thanksgiving
and it provides us with beautiful
opportunity to teach and model gratitude
and appreciation to our young children in
November 25 - 26 - Thanksgiving -
so many ways. As they grow older,
School Closed
children begin to express appreciation for
abstract qualities such as friendship and
During most times of the year, we tend to
get swept up by the hustle and bustle of
Kindly note that we will be deviating
our everyday happenings. This month, we
from our regular academic schedule to
will take time to reflect on what is
ensure ample recess time for children
profoundly important in our lives and
return to thoughts of generosity, warmth,
with the change of time.
and hope.
Children must have a jacket or sweater
to safely participate in the evening
recess. We will also adjust the after-
noon playtime due to the cooler
weather and earlier sunset.
We welcome your donations of gently
CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky,
used uniforms and books. Kindly drop off
M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC
these items at the front office. Parents are
Advisory Committee on Immunization
welcome to check for uniforms for their
Practices (ACIP) recommendation for
children, too!
the vaccination of children aged 5-11
years old against COVID-19 with the
The book donations will be used to
Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine.
replenish our classroom mini-libraries.
CDC now expands vaccine
recommendations to about 28 million
children in the United States in this age
group and allows providers to begin
vaccinating them as soon as possible.
— 28451 Indian Peak Road, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274.— T:
(310) 541-2405—
Email:— H: 6:30 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
October was a fun-filled month with
pumpkin painting, decorating, and
Halloween-themed crafts, not to
mention the amazing Halloween
Our “Thank you” to all our parents
who helped make this fantastic event
happen year after year with their
generous support.
We celebrated the tradition of
Halloween with a week-long pumpkin
decorating session last month.
Our very own mini pumpkin patch
was glowing with happiness,
creativity, and an array of spectacular
Our Costume Parade was so much fun
this year with games, crafts, music,
refreshments, and plenty of
Halloween-themed foods.
The creativity behind some of the
costumes were truly amazing and
gave children an opportunity to spark
their imaginations.
— 28451 Indian Peak Road, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274.— T:
(310) 541-2405—
Email:— H: 6:30 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
November News
- Veterans Day
Veterans Day commemorates the
Armistice, which ended World War I
hostilities between the allied nations and
Germany in 1918. On this day, our
country shows gratitude to all the men
and women who served in our Armed
The school will be open on Thursday, the
- Annual Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness
and gratitude. We will be hosting our
Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon for our
students on Wednesday, November
Our students will learn in detail the
history and traditions associated with this
special holiday. We kindly ask that you
dress your child in festive attire for the
The school will be closed on the 25th &
26th for the holiday.
— 28451 Indian Peak Road, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274.— T:
(310) 541-2405—
Email:— H: 6:30 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.

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