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    Fall is the perfect opportunity for families to take time out from busy schedules to come together for a little yard work. The students at MANJ spend so much time enjoying our beautiful grounds and nature trail, and there are several areas that, with a small effort from our MANJ community, could be cleaned up, cleared away and spruced up!

    MANJ Clean-Up Weekend will take place Saturday, Oct. 4th and Sunday, Oct. 5th. Families can volunteer for one or more Read More

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, Sept. 26th

    Posted on Thursday, September 25th, 2014

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, Friday morning from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items, including Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread, Coconut Macaroons and Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins, plus French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate, all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    Happy Rosh Hashana!

    Posted on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

    Rosh Hashana is observed from Sundown on Wednesday, September 24th to Sundown on Friday, September, 26th.

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, Sept. 19th

    Posted on Thursday, September 18th, 2014

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, Friday morning from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items, including Vegan Chocolate Cake, Blueberry Muffins and Vanilla Scones, plus French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate, all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    Welcome Picnic ~ Sunday, Sept. 14th 4:00 to 6:00pm

    Posted on Friday, September 12th, 2014

    Join us Sunday, September 14th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm for our annual Welcome Picnic. This event is for parents, students, alumni, siblings and extended family. Please bring a covered dish (enough to feed your family plus one) and your lawn chair or picnic blanket. Don’t feel compelled to share a family recipe, but we would like you to write the ingredients on a note card or piece of paper in case anyone has a specific food allergy. The Parent Association Read More

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, September 12th

    Posted on Thursday, September 11th, 2014

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, Friday, September 12th from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items, including Cornmeal Muffins, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, and a Vegan Apple Muffins, plus French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate, all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    Back To School Night – Tues., Sept., 9th

    Posted on Friday, September 5th, 2014

    Join the MANJ faculty, staff and Parent Association as we welcome in a new school year. The evening’s festivities will begin at 7:00pm with welcome remarks and introductions by our School Head, Mrs. Ellen Fox, and MANJ PA Chair, Sarah Mantz. A tour and presentation of your child’s classroom will be given by his teacher following the presentations. This event is for parents/caregivers; there is no pajama party offered for this event.

    Important Reminder: Parking in the visitor lot and along Read More

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    Wednesday, Sept. 3rd

    Posted on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

    Wednesday, September 3rd new students begin phasing in based on their teacher’s recommendation.

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    Tuesday, Sept. 2nd

    Posted on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

    Tuesday, September 2nd is the first day of school for returning students.

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    Happy Birthday Maria Montessori!

    Posted on Sunday, August 31st, 2014

    Happy Birthday to Dr. Maria Montessori on the 144th Anniversary of her birth! Her legacy lives on in the generations of children who have been able to develop and learn in a Montessori classroom where children are able to choose their own work; have uninterrupted periods of time to concentrate on their task; are instilled with a love of learning in all academic subject areas and learn to take care of themselves, each other and their surroundings in an environment Read More

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    Monday, Sept., 1st – School Closed

    Posted on Saturday, August 30th, 2014

    School will be closed Monday, September 1st in observance of Labor Day.

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    New Student Orientation will take place beginning Monday, August 25th through Friday, August 29th; ADM and Toddler ECP will be in session.

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    School will be closed Monday, August 18th through Friday, August 22nd for teachers in-service. The office will be open between 8:00am and 4:00pm each day.

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    School will be closed beginning Monday, August 11th through Friday, August 15th for summer vacation.

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    Friday, August 8th

    Posted on Friday, August 8th, 2014

    Today is the last day of our Toddler & Primary Summer Programs. Enjoy the rest of your summer!

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    End of Summer Program Luncheon

    Posted on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

    The Toddler and Primary Summer Program students will celebrate the end of the summer program with a special luncheon on Thursday, August 7th. We invite each child to bring in a favorite food that celebrates their own heritage ad nationality. The amount does not need to be large, just enough for everyone to have a taste!

    Please include a list of all ingredients as some of our children have allergies and will need to know if they should avoid a particular Read More

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    Friday, July 4th

    Posted on Friday, July 4th, 2014

    School Closed in observance of Independence Day. We hope everyone has a happy and safe 4th of July!

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    Monday, June 23rd

    Posted on Monday, June 23rd, 2014

    Today is the first day of our Toddler and Primary Summer Programs. Welcome Ms. Michele Burgess, who is leading our Primary Summer Program this year!

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    Last Day of School – Wed., June 18th

    Posted on Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

    Last day of school for regular classes. Noon dismissal; ADM & ECP in session

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    The Elementary Science Fair will be held Monday, June 16th at 3:00pm in the Great Room on the 3rd floor. Projects, worked on partly in school but mainly completed at home, will be put on display for other students and parents to come and view.

    Friends or family with a science background, who may be interested in giving professional feedback to the exhibitors, are asked to contact the office 856-461-2121.

    Remember, if you are coming to this event, parking will be at Read More

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    Children of all ages can enjoy some old-fashioned, wet and wild fun on the last day of school while helping the Middle School raise much needed funds for next spring’s trip to attend the MMUN in Geneva, Switzerland!

    Wednesday, June 18th from 10 am to 12 noon, participating students can cool off with the water slide, slip & slide and enjoy playing other fun outdoor games. One slice (1/8 pie) of pizza is included in admission price. Extra slices can Read More

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    Piano Recital – Friday, June 13th at 7:00pm

    Posted on Thursday, June 12th, 2014

    Please come out and support our young pianists as they showcase their yearlong efforts at the annual end of year recital. The performance will begin at 7:00pm in the 3rd floor Great Room.

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    Drama Performance – Friday, June 13th at 5:30pm

    Posted on Thursday, June 12th, 2014

    Friday evening, June 13th at 5:30pm, the Thespians at Montessori will present their end of session drama presentations. Parents, family and friends are invited and encouraged to attend. Doors open at 5:15pm.

    Please note, regularly scheduled drama classes will be held on Friday afternoon before the performance.

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    Coffee House – Thurs., June 12th

    Posted on Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

    Come out this evening and see what is happening in our Middle School. Join the students for their final Coffee House of the year, TONIGHT-Thursday, June 12th from 6:30 to 8:30pm in the Great Room on the third floor of our school for their end-of-term and end-of-year celebration. This completely student written, run and directed performance will include drama and comedy skits, musical presentations and more as the students spotlight the subjects they have studied during this term.

    This final Read More

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    Montessori Academy, 28 Conrow Road, Delran, welcomes all to come see the Montessori difference at 9:00 am, Monday, June 9th and Thursday, June 12th. Montessori is both a philosophy of child growth and a rationale for guiding such growth. It is based on the child’s developmental needs for freedom within limits and a carefully prepared environment that guarantees exposure to materials through which intelligence, as well as physical and psychological abilities are developed. To ensure adequate seating, Read More

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    Moorestown Day – Sat., June 7th

    Posted on Friday, June 6th, 2014

    Come visit the MANJ staff in our booth at Moorestown Day! We will be located in booth #242 in front of Lewis Funeral Home from9:00am to 3:00pm.

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Fri., June 6th

    Posted on Friday, June 6th, 2014

    Start your Friday off with a visit to the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items and freshly brewed French Press Coffee as well as a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate. Stop in for the warm vibes before work and school.

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    Noon Dismissal – Parent Teacher Conferences

    Posted on Saturday, May 31st, 2014

    Monday, June 2nd through Thursday, June 5th – Noon Dismissal; ADM/ECP in session

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Fri., May 30

    Posted on Friday, May 30th, 2014

    Start your Friday off with a visit to the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items and freshly brewed French Press Coffee as well as a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate. Stop in for the warm vibes before work and school.

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    Year End Festivities – Fri., May 30th

    Posted on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

    It is hard to believe, but the end of the school year is just a few weeks away! As the year winds down, we invite you to come out for AN EVENING OF SONG AND CELEBRATION, Friday, May 30th. Bring lawn chairs or blankets as we will be gathering on the back lawn. Participating students should “don their best bib and tucker”-a.k.a. “dress nicely”-for this special performance. Our hope is that younger, non-participating students will choose to be respectful, listening Read More

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    Noon Dismissal – Tues., May 27th

    Posted on Monday, May 26th, 2014

    Teachers In Service; ADM/ECP in session.

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    School will be closed Monday, May 26th in observance of Memorial Day

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Fri., May 23

    Posted on Friday, May 23rd, 2014

    Start your Friday off with a visit to the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items including Vegan Lemon Poppy Zuchinni Bread, Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies, New York Style Crumbcake and freshly brewed French Press Coffee as well as a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate. Stop in for the warm vibes before work and school.

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Fri., May 16th

    Posted on Friday, May 16th, 2014

    Start your Friday off with a visit to the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items and freshly brewed French Press Coffee as well as a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate. Stop in for the warm vibes before work and school.

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    Ice Cream Social – Wed. May 14th

    Posted on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

    Wednesday, May 14th, beginning at 3:00pm, the Parent Association will host the annual MANJ Ice Cream Social on the back lawn of the school. With the help of the middle school students, MANJ children and parents will be served hand-scooped ice cream with their choice of special toppings. There will be non-dairy treats available for children with dairy sensitivities. We’ll see you at the Social!

    Please note, in case of rainy weather, the rain date for this event will be Wednesday, Read More

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    Mark your calendar for Parent Teacher Conferences–Monday, June 2 through Thursday, June 5th.

    Beginning Monday, May 12th through Friday, May 23rd, sign-up sheets will be posted on a wooden easel near the circle driveway. During inclement weather, it will be under cover closer to the main entrance.

    Sign-up is easy; simply write your child’s name in the time slot you want on his teacher’s page. Sign-up early as time slots go quickly! For complete instructions, see page 16 of the Parent Read More

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    Sheep to be sheared – Mon., May 12th

    Posted on Monday, May 12th, 2014

    Just in time for this week’s hot weather, the sheep are getting their annual “hair-cuts”!Tim Bringhurst, of Tim’s Sheep Shearing, Berlin, will visit Montessori Academy on Monday, May 12th at approximately 2:30pm to sheer our resident sheep.

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    Happy Mother’s Day

    Posted on Sunday, May 11th, 2014

    Happy Mother’s Day from the students and staff at Montessori Academy!

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    Community Service Project, Thurs., May 29th

    Posted on Friday, May 9th, 2014

    Calling all Primary Students–come out for a special Community Service Project for the Primary Students, Thursday, May 29th, from 3:05 pm to 3:35 pm. (Rain date to be determined if needed.)

    Children from the PRIMARY Programs are invited to paint Summer-themed Wind Chimes for the residents at Review Estates – an assisted living, rehabilitation and skilled nursing care center located in Riverton, New Jersey.

    This fun event will take place here, outside in our Gazebo! There will even be a little something Read More

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    No Café – Fri., May 9th

    Posted on Friday, May 9th, 2014

    Café Closed Friday, May 9th: The Middle School students have been away all week visiting Washington, DC and therefore there will be no Café le MANJ this week.

    Mark you calendar to visit Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, next Friday, May 16th from 7:45am to 8:45am.

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    The elementary classes will travel to Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island, DE today. Piano and Guitar lessons and Yoga Classes will take place as scheduled.

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    The Middle School students will be visiting Washington, DC this week to round out their civics unit.

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    Come out and support your MANJ Parent Association and learn what is in store for the remaining months of the 2013-2014 school year.

    Planned events for May and June include: the annual Ice Cream Social, Class and All-School Photos, and the End of Year Festivities, and much more. Remember, every parent is automatically a member of the Parent Association upon enrollment of your child. There are many opportunities for your help and assistance at planned events, or you can simply sit Read More

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, May 2nd

    Posted on Friday, May 2nd, 2014

    Start your Friday off with a visit to the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items and freshly brewed French Press Coffee as well as a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate. Stop in for the warm vibes before work and school.

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, April 25th

    Posted on Thursday, April 24th, 2014

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items and freshly brewed French Press Coffee as well as a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate. Stop in for the warm vibes before work and school.

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    Earth Day

    Posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

    Celebrate and cherish our Earth today and everyday, Earth Day, Tuesday April 22nd.

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    Easter Break

    Posted on Monday, April 21st, 2014

    Easter Break, No classes; ADM/ECP are in session.

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    Easter Sunday

    Posted on Sunday, April 20th, 2014

    Happy Easter everyone!

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    School Closed

    Posted on Friday, April 18th, 2014

    School CLosed – Friday, April 18th in observance of Good Friday

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    Easter Break

    Posted on Thursday, April 17th, 2014

    Easter Break, No classes; ADM/ECP are in session.

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    Easter Break

    Posted on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

    Easter Break, No classes; ADM/ECP are in session.

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    Easter Break

    Posted on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

    Easter Break, No classes; ADM/ECP are in session.

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    Passover Begins at Sundown

    Posted on Monday, April 14th, 2014

    Passover begins at Sundown, Monday, April 14th.

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    Easter Break

    Posted on Monday, April 14th, 2014

    Easter Break, No classes; ADM/ECP are in session.

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    Café le MANJ Closed – Friday, April 11th

    Posted on Thursday, April 10th, 2014

    Café le MANJ will be closed on Friday, April 11th. Come out for the next Café on Friday, April 25th.

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    MMUN – April 9th to April 12th

    Posted on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

    The Upper Elementary students will be attending the Montessori Model United Nations (MMUN), Wednesday, April 9th through Saturday, April 12th.

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    Middle School Coffee House – Thursday. April 10th

    Posted on Friday, April 4th, 2014

    Join the Adolescents, Thursday, April 10th from 7:00 to 9:00pm, as they celebrate the end of another term with a fun and entertaining Coffee House. Please email Ms. Julia with any questions regarding the Coffee House.

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    FINAL DAY FOR READ-A-THON ENVELOPES

    Posted on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

    Today is the very last day to submit READ-A-THON envelopes!

    Thank you so much to all of the students who have turned in READ-A-THON forms and envelopes! We are thrilled to see that so many of our families participated!

    In order for all students to be acknowledged in class during a special recognition presentation tomorrow, Thursday, April 3rd, we must have all READ-A-THON envelopes by the end of the school day today.

    Should you have any questions, please contact Jess Read More

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    Read-A-Thon Update

    Posted on Friday, March 28th, 2014

    Read-A-Thon participants must return their Minutes Recording Sheet, Sponsorship Form and money collected from sponsors to the office to the attention of Jess Tighe no later than Monday, March 31st.

    Thank you to everyone who participated in this “fun” fundraiser!

    Please contact Jess Tighe at jesstighe@yahoo.com or Wendy McCarty at wendymccarty@comcast.net with any questions

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, March 28th

    Posted on Thursday, March 27th, 2014

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items and freshly brewed French Press Coffee as well as a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate. Stop in for the warm vibes before work and school.

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    Last Day of the MANJ Read-A-Thon

    Posted on Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

    Today is the final day of the MANJ Read-A-Thon; time to count up your total minutes!

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, March 21st

    Posted on Thursday, March 20th, 2014

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items and freshly brewed French Press Coffee as well as a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate. Stop in for the warm vibes before work and school.

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    Roller Skating Fun – Thurs., March 20th

    Posted on Monday, March 17th, 2014

    All students and MANJ families are invited for a fun night of skating at the Holiday Skating Center, 1775 Creek Road, Delanco, NJ on Thursday, March 20th from 6:30 to 8:30pm. You and your family will enjoy a night of music, skating and fun while supporting the adolescent class as they continue to raise funds for their new program.

    MANJ students, family and friends of all ages are welcome! Entry is $7.00 per person, and skate rental is $3.00. Please contact Read More

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    Monday, March 17, 2014 – Open Normal Time

    Posted on Monday, March 17th, 2014

    Montessori Academy will open at normal time this morning. If you are uncomfortable driving, please keep your children home. Remember to notify the office of any absences.

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    Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – Monday, March 17th

    Posted on Friday, March 14th, 2014

    It is our tradition here at MANJ, to don a bit o’ green (wear the color green) on St. Patrick’s Day, Monday, March 17th–as you may know, a day when EVERYONE is Irish! We hope you will join us in showing some Irish spirit!

    Go muirní cnoic na hÉireann thú. Go mbeannaí a lochanna agus a haibhneacha thú. Go dtimpeallaí an ádh Eireannach thú. Go bhféacha tú beannachtaí Lá Fhéile Phádraig

    (Translated from above:) May the Irish hills caress you; may her lakes and rivers bless you; may the Read More

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, March 14th

    Posted on Thursday, March 13th, 2014

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items and freshly brewed French Press Coffee as well as a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate. Stop in for the warm vibes before work and school.

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    Family Science Night – Tues., March 11th

    Posted on Monday, March 10th, 2014

    Tuesday, March 11th 6:30 to 8:00pm – Family Science Night, the fun and informative evening for students 6 through 12, makes science more accessible to families by using a hands-on approach to learning scientific processes and concepts. Under the direction of Ms. Louise Pascale and Ms. Pamela Keller, Family Science Night will be a cooperative learning environment where skills of problem-solving, questioning, and communication will be addresses.

    What a great opportunity and a fun time for families to participate in group Read More

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    NJSO visits MANJ

    Posted on Monday, March 10th, 2014

    Members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will visit MANJ today to present “Mozart, the Boy Wonder” to our Primary, Elementary and Middle School students. The musicians will also visit the Toddlers for a special presentation.

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    Daylight Savings Time Begins

    Posted on Saturday, March 8th, 2014

    Daylight Savings Time Begins, Sunday, March 9th. Remember to turn your clocks ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday night!

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, March 7th

    Posted on Thursday, March 6th, 2014

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items and freshly brewed French Press Coffee as well as a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate. Stop in for the warm vibes before work and school.

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    2nd Annual Montessori Bowling Night – Sat., March 8th

    Posted on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

    Join us for our 2nd Annual Montessori Night at Pinsetter Bar & Bowl, Saturday, March 8th from 7:30 to 10:30pm. Come out and enjoy a fun night of bowling, cool music and great food at this funky, retro venue! MANJ and non-MANJ adults are welcome! $38/person includes: Buffet dinner, soft drinks & water, bowling shoes and 3 hours of bowling fun!

    Please click here to download the form to track your ticket sales. Proceeds benefit the Montessori Academy’s 2014 Read More

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    PA Meeting – Tuesday, March 4th 7:00-9:00am

    Posted on Monday, March 3rd, 2014

    Shake off the winter blues and spend an evening with fellow MANJ parents at our third of four Parent Association (PA) meetings, Tuesday, March 4th from 7:00 to 9:00pm. Many topics, of interest to parents of students from Toddler to Middle School, will be outlined and discussed.

    Ms. Brin, MANJ All Day Montessori co-teacher, will give a special presentation, “Learning From Your Natural Environment”.

    Remember, all parents of MANJ students are automatically members of the Parent Association. You really owe it to Read More

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    School Closed – Monday, March 3rd, 2014

    Posted on Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

    All programs will be closed Monday, March 3rd due to snow.

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, February 28th

    Posted on Friday, February 28th, 2014

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items, including Dark Chocolate Brownies, Lemon Squares and Crumb Cake, and freshly brewed French Press Coffee as well as a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate. Stop in for the warm vibes before work and school.

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    MANJ Read-A-Thon begins this week!

    Posted on Thursday, February 27th, 2014

    During the month of March, MANJ students can show their love of reading by participating in the MANJ Read-A-Thon. Complete information will be sent home with students this week. This Read-A-Thon is easy for families to keep track of and is something EVERY age, even emerging readers, can manage, and our hope is that everyone participate!

    We invite you to contact Jess Tighe at jesstighe@yahoo.com or Wendy McCarty at wmccarty@comcast.net with any questions.

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    MANJ BINGO NIGHT – Tonight, Friday, Feb. 21st!

    Posted on Friday, February 21st, 2014

    The Adolescent students and staff will be hosting a Bingo Night for the whole school community on Friday, February 21st from 6:00-8:00 pm. This fundraising event, which benefits the Adolescent program, is for all MANJ families and friends. Children of ALL ages are welcome! There will be a prize for the winner of each game that we play and refreshments (drinks and snacks) available.

    The entrance fee is $8 per person, with a $32 cap per family, and can be paid Read More

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, February 21st

    Posted on Thursday, February 20th, 2014

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of fresh baked items including Cinnamon Cookies, Corn Bread and Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes and freshly brewed French Press Coffee as well as a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate. Stop in for the warm vibes before work and school.

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    MANJ Bingo Night – Friday, February 21st

    Posted on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

    The Adolescent students and staff will be hosting a Bingo Night for the whole school community on Friday, February 21st from 6:00-8:00 pm. This fundraising event, which benefits the Adolescent program, is for all MANJ families and friends. Children of ALL ages are welcome! There will be a prize for the winner of each game that we play and refreshments (drinks and snacks) available.

    The entrance fee is $8 per person, with a $32 cap per family, and can be paid Read More

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    Delayed Opening – Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

    Posted on Monday, February 17th, 2014

    We will have a delayed opening on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 for ALL Programs. There will be a circle drop-off between 9:30 and 10:00am. Children may not arrive earlier than 9:30am.

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    School Closed – Monday, February 17th

    Posted on Monday, February 17th, 2014

    School Closed – President’s Day

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    2-Hour Delayed Opeing for ADM/ECP – Friday, February 14th

    Posted on Thursday, February 13th, 2014

    There will be a 2 hour delayed opening for ADM/ECP on Friday, February 14th. Children must arrive no earlier than 9:30am.

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    School Closed Thursday, February 13th Due to Snow

    Posted on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

    All programs will be closed on Thursday, February 13th due to the impending snowstorm. Please monitor this website, MANJ Facebook and Twitter for details regarding Friday’s opening status.

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    Café le MANJ – Closed today

    Posted on Thursday, February 6th, 2014

    Café le MANJ will be closed on Friday, February 7th. Mark you calendar for the next Café, Friday, February 21st.

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    Middle School Coffee House – Thursday, February 6

    Posted on Thursday, February 6th, 2014

    7:00 to 8:00pm; Middle School Coffee House – 3rd floor Great Room

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    Valentine Day Flower Sale

    Posted on Thursday, February 6th, 2014

    Looking to change up your Valentine’s Day ritual? The Upper Elementary MMUN students have a beautiful way to express holiday greetings to class friends, teachers, family and co-workers! They will be selling Pink and White Carnations with personalized heart-shaped messages this Valentine’s Day! The cost is $1.50/stem, $5.00/5 stems and $10/dozen. Proceeds to benefit the 2014 MMUN trip.

    Click here for the order form can be found on the Rooster’s Crow on our website and in the weekly bulletin Read More

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    Delayed Opening – Wednesday, February 5, 2014

    Posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

    Due to the Wintry mix falling in our area we will operate ALL PROGRAMS on a delayed opening. All students must arrive by 9:30am. All staff must arrive by 8:30am. All programs will then operate on a normal schedule of dismissals.

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    Snow/Rain Alert for Wednesday, February 5th

    Posted on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

    We are once again closely monitoring tomorrow’s weather forecast. In the event that tomorrow’s snow/rain mix prompts a late opening, it will be posted on www.manj.org, Facebook, Twitter, and the school’s answering machine (856-461-2121) by 6:00am Wednesday morning.

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    Monday, February 3rd – School Closed

    Posted on Monday, February 3rd, 2014

    School is closed today due to snow.

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    Monday, February 3rd Snow Watch

    Posted on Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

    At this time we are monitoring the situation with the snow forecasted for Monday, February 3rd. The decision to open or close will be made before 6:00am Monday morning and will be posted here on the website, on Facebook and Twitter as well as on the school’s voice mail answering machine (856-461-2121).

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, February 21st

    Posted on Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of home-baked items, plus freshly brewed French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate, all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, January 31st

    Posted on Thursday, January 30th, 2014

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, Friday, January 31st from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of home-baked items, plus French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate, all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    Family Science Night – POSTPONED

    Posted on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

    ****FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL TUESDAY, MARCH 11th**** Look for details and sign-up information in the Weekly Bulletin closer to the event date!

    MANJ will once again host Family Science Night for MANJ students, ages 6 through 12, on Tuesday, January 28th. The purpose of this fun and informative evening is to make science more accessible to families by using a hands-on approach to learning scientific processes and concepts. Science night, under the direction of Ms. Louis Pascale, MANJ’s middle Read More

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    Please join us for the second of four Parent Association (PA) meetings, Wednesday, January 29th from 7:00 to 9:00pm. Many topics, of interest to parents of students from Toddler to Middle School, will be outlined and discussed. Ms. Metaxia, MANJ Elementary teacher, will give a special presentation to parents on “Development of Language from Primary to Elementary”.

    Remember, all parents of MANJ students are automatically members of the Parent Association. You really owe it to your children to come out to Read More

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    National School Choice Week

    Posted on Sunday, January 26th, 2014

    MANJ celebrates National School Choice Week–Sunday, January 26th through Saturday, February 1st. Organizers of National School Choice Week believe that parents should be empowered to choose the best educational environments for their children and supports a variety of school choice options–from encouraging increased access to great public schools, to public charter schools, magnet schools, virtual schools, private schools, homeschooling and more.

    This year, Montessori Academy plans to celebrate with the following events: Family Science Night-Tuesday, January Read More

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    Drama Performance – Friday, January 24th 5:30pm

    Posted on Friday, January 24th, 2014

    Come out tonight for the end of Session I Drama Performances–MANJ, 3rd floor Great Room; Doors open at 5:15pm and the show begins at 5:30pm.

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, January 24th

    Posted on Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, Friday, January 24th from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of home-baked items, plus French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate, all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    Wednesday, January 22nd

    Posted on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

    The Parent Association Meeting has been cancelled for this evening and will be rescheduled.

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    School Closed – Wednesday, January 22nd

    Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

    School will be closed for all programs on Wednesday, January 22nd due to the snowstorm. Piano lessons will be rescheduled.

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    SNOW ALERT – EARLY DISMISSAL

    Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

    ALL PROGRAMS will end today, January 21st, 2014, at 12:00 Noon.

    This means that all students must be picked-up by a parent or guardian no later than 12:00 Noon in circle. It is perfectly fine if you do not feel comfortable driving in the snow and wish to pick-up your child earlier than 12:00 Noon.

    All Yoga and Piano Classes are cancelled for this afternoon.

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    12:00 noon dismissal for ALL PROGRAMS

    Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

    TUESDAY, JANUARY 21 – 12:00noon dismissal for ALL PROGRAMS (including ADM & ECP).

    Please check for updated posts throughout the evening and tomorrow morning.

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    Monday, January 20th

    Posted on Monday, January 20th, 2014

    School Closed – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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    Friday, January 17th

    Posted on Friday, January 17th, 2014

    Noon Dismissal; Parent Teacher Conferences ADM/ECP in session

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, January 17th

    Posted on Thursday, January 16th, 2014

    Friday, January 17th – 7:45 to 8:45am

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, Friday, January 17th from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of home-baked items, plus French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate, all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    Thursday, January 16th

    Posted on Thursday, January 16th, 2014

    Noon Dismissal; Parent Teacher Conferences ADM/ECP in session

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    Wednesday, January 15th

    Posted on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

    Noon Dismissal; Parent Teacher Conferences ADM/ECP in session

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    Tuesday, January 14th

    Posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

    Noon Dismissal; Parent Teacher Conferences ADM/ECP in session

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, January 10th

    Posted on Thursday, January 9th, 2014

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, Friday, January 10th from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of home-baked items, plus French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate, all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    Parent Teacher Conference Sign-Ups

    Posted on Monday, January 6th, 2014

    Parent Teacher Conference Sign-Ups

    Parent Teacher Conferences will be held from Tuesday, January 14th through Friday, January 19th. These conferences are for ALL PARENTS. Sign-up sheets for each class will be located near the circle, or inside the main entrance (during inclement weather), beginning Monday, January 6th.

    Be sure to reserve your spot early! For the complete sign-up procedure, please refer to page 16 of the parent handbook, which can be found on the Downloads page of the Our Community section of Read More

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    Monday, January 6th

    Posted on Monday, January 6th, 2014

    Noon Dismissal; Teachers in Service ADM/ECP in session

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    Friday, January 3rd

    Posted on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

    Montessori Academy will be closed Friday, January 3rd due to inclement weather.

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    Thursday, January 2nd

    Posted on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

    School Closed – Christmas Recess ADM/ECP in session

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    Wednesday, January 1st

    Posted on Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

    School Closed – New Years Day Happy New Year!

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    Tuesday, December 31st

    Posted on Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

    School Closed – Christmas Recess ADM/ECP in session

    We wish you a happy and healthy New Year!

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    Monday, December 30th

    Posted on Monday, December 30th, 2013

    School Closed – Christmas Recess ADM/ECP in session

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    Friday, December 27th

    Posted on Friday, December 27th, 2013

    School Closed – Christmas Recess ADM/ECP in session

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    Thursday, December 26th

    Posted on Thursday, December 26th, 2013

    Kwanzaa Begins Tonight “Habari gani?”

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    Thursday, December 26th

    Posted on Thursday, December 26th, 2013

    School Closed – Christmas Recess

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    Wednesday, December 25th

    Posted on Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

    School Closed – Christmas Day Merry Christmas Everyone!

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    Tuesday, December 24th

    Posted on Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

    School Closed – Christmas Recess ADM/ECP in session

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    Monday, December 23rd

    Posted on Monday, December 23rd, 2013

    School Closed for Christmas Recess ADM/ECP in session

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, December 19th, 2013

    Friday, December 20th – 7:45 to 8:45am

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, Friday, December 13th from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of home-baked items, plus French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate, all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    Elementary Nativity Play

    Posted on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

    The Annual Elementary Christmas Pageant, celebrating the Nativity story, will be held Friday, December 20th at 2:00pm. Participation in this annual event is completely voluntary and any elementary student may choose to be a part of the play or to work behind the scenes helping to pull it all together!

    Parents are welcome to attend. Absolutely no siblings under 5 years of age are permitted, as it becomes a distraction during an already stressful time for the students. Parking will be Read More

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Fri., Dec. 13th

    Posted on Thursday, December 12th, 2013

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, Friday, December 13th from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of home-baked items including Vegan Apple Cake, Blueberry Muffins and Brownies, plus French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate, all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    School is Open Normal Schedule

    Posted on Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

    At this point, the school is open and following a normal schedule today. If it snows during the day and we anticipate closing the school early, we will send out an email to parents through MailChimp. Again, check our website, Facebook and Twitter or your local news throughout the day for early school closings.

    Please note: students attending MANJ live throughout Burlington, Camden and even Gloucester Counties! Any parent, who is uncomfortable driving in inclement weather and would like to Read More

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    School is Open ~ Normal Schedule

    Posted on Monday, December 9th, 2013

    Montessori Academy is opening normal time this morning. Drive safely and see you soon!

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, December 6th

    Posted on Thursday, December 5th, 2013

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, Friday, December 6th from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of home-baked items including Apple Cake, Chocolate Chip Cake and Pound Cake, plus French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate, all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    Thanksgiving Recess

    Posted on Friday, November 29th, 2013

    Friday, November 29th – School closed for Thanksgiving Recess

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    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Posted on Thursday, November 28th, 2013

    Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28th – School Closed

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    Noon Dismissal

    Posted on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

    Wednesday, November 27th – Noon Dismissal; ADM/ECP in session

    Happy Hanukkah! Tonight as sundown the first night of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, will be celebrated.

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Sunday, November 24th, 2013

    Friday, November 25th – 7:45-8:45am in the main entrance foyer. On the menu this week: A selection of home-baked items plus fresh French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    ChicBag Fundraiser for MMUN

    Posted on Thursday, November 21st, 2013

    CHICOBAG FUNDRAISER FOR MMUN

    Looking for a great way to help the environment while supporting our upper elementary students as they raise much needed funds for next spring’s MMUN trip? Well, we have the answer to both! The upper elementary will be selling ChicoBags–environmentally friendly, reusable storage bags. The ChicoBag Company’s mission is to reduce single-use bag waste by offering compact reusable bags and packs that are designed to be unforgettable.

    Browse and shop from a display of ChicoBags at this Friday’s Read More

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, November 21st, 2013

    Friday, November 22nd – 7:45-8:45am in the main entrance foyer. On the menu this week: A selection of home-baked items plus fresh French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    No Café le MANJ on Friday, November 15th

    Posted on Thursday, November 14th, 2013

    Friday, November 15th – There will be no Café le MANJ. The Café will re-open on Friday, November 22nd!

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    Shopping Event to Benefit MANJ PA

    Posted on Thursday, November 14th, 2013

    Montessori Academy is having a Fundraising Shopping Event at Daydreams Gift Shop – Thursday, November 14th through Saturday, November 16th.

    Daydreams, recipient of Burlington County Times “Best of Burlington County” award, is located at the corner of Scott Street & Pavilion Avenue, Riverside and offers a wide selection of candles, wreaths, home accessories, collectibles, and so much more! Click here for the printable flyer for yourself or for friends, family, or for anyone who loves to shop for interesting Read More

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    Middle School Open House & Dedication

    Posted on Friday, November 8th, 2013

    November 14th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    There will be a tour of our newly renovated facility, hors d’oevres and music by Andrea Carlson. If you plan to attend and have not already done so, please contact Ms. Doris at 856-461-2121 to RSVP. Upper elementary students are invited to attend along with their parents, however no younger children may attend; there will be no exceptions.

    Pajama Party available: Babysitting services will be provided during the event–but space is limited! If you have Read More

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, November 7th, 2013

    Friday, November 8th – 7:45-8:45am in the main entrance foyer. On the menu this week: A selection of home-baked items plus fresh French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    The elementary classes will be taking a field trip to Tyler Arboretum in Media, Pennsylvania on Friday, November 8th. (This trip was originally planned for Thursday, November 7th but was changed due to forecast rain). Among the attractions at the arboretum are the Totally Terrific Treehouses, which the children are sure to enjoy especially after their own recent efforts to create art from materials found in nature. The treehouses have been designed by local architects and artists and Read More

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    Parent Association Meeting

    Posted on Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

    Thursday, November 7th – 7:00 to 8:30pm

    Please join us for the first of four Parent Association (PA) meetings, Thursday, November 7th beginning at 7:00pm. Many topics, of interest to parents of students from Toddler to Middle School, will be outlined and discussed. Ms. Assunta, MANJ Primary teacher, will give a special presentation to parents on “Montessori in the Home”.

    Remember, all parents of MANJ students are automatically members of the Parent Association. You really owe it to your children Read More

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    MANJ Picture Day

    Posted on Friday, November 1st, 2013

    Wednesday, November 6th

    Traditional portrait-type, school photos will be taken of all students on Wednesday, November 6th. Please note: NO preview photos will be available. School uniforms must be worn for these photos, except for Toddlers, who will adhere to the modified dress code*. These will be individual portraits only, individual class and “All School” photo will be taken in the spring.

    Envelope-order forms have been sent home with all students. If you wish your child’s portrait to Read More

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, October 31st, 2013

    Friday, November 1st – 7:45-8:45am in the main entrance foyer. On the menu this week: A selection of home-baked items plus fresh French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    Elementary Students’ Annual Presentations

    Posted on Monday, October 28th, 2013

    Thursday, October 31st – 2:00pm

    It has been our tradition for our elementary students to stage an informal presentation each “Halloween”, featuring historic or present day figures, who have made contributions in their own respective fields or beyond.

    Parents, who are able to, are welcome to attend. Absolutely no siblings under 5 years of age are permitted, as it becomes a distraction during an already stressful time for the students. For those planning on attending the presentation, parking will be Read More

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, October 24th, 2013

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, Friday, October 25th from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of home-baked items including Corn Muffins, Hash Brown Egg Muffins and Mocha Sponge Cake, plus fresh French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

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    Silent Journey with Barbette Robillard

    Posted on Friday, October 18th, 2013

    Friday, October 18th – 7:00 to 9:00pm Saturday, October 19th – 8:30am to 12:00pm

    Barbette Robillard along with the MANJ faculty will guide parents, grandparents and caregivers through a hands-on experience with the Montessori materials and a discussion of the Montessori philosophical approach from Toddler through Elementary classes. This experience will enable you to respond, with better understanding, to your children when they share their day with you, and your teacher conferences will be more meaningful.

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, October 17th, 2013

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, Friday, October 18th from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: Freshly baked homemade treats, including Veggie Quiche, Ham Quiche and Vegan Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins, as well as coffee, tea and hot chocolate served in a festive and lively atmosphere.

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    Noon Dismissal, Tuesday, October 15th

    Posted on Friday, October 11th, 2013

    “New Student” Parent – Teacher Conferences

    ADM & ECP in session

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    Silent Journey with Barbette Robillard

    Posted on Friday, October 11th, 2013

    Friday, October 18th – 7:00 to 9:00pm Saturday, October 19th – 8:30am to 12:00pm

    Barbette Robillard along with the MANJ faculty will guide parents, grandparents and caregivers through a hands-on experience with the Montessori materials and a discussion of the Montessori philosophical approach from Toddler through Elementary classes. This experience will enable you to respond, with better understanding, to your children when they share their day with you, and your teacher conferences will be more meaningful.

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, October 10th, 2013

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, located in the main entrance foyer, Friday, October 11th from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: A selection of home-baked items including Pound Cake, Pumpkin Bread and Pumpkin Spice Muffins, plus fresh French Press Coffee! Also available, a selection of hot teas and hot chocolate all served in a fun, festive atmosphere.

    Direct from the MANJ Garden: Festive and colorful, decorative gourds–just in time for Autumn–3 Gourds for $2.00.

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    Silent Journey Sign-Up Deadline

    Posted on Thursday, October 10th, 2013

    The deadline for the October 18th – 19th Silent Journey with Barbette Robillard is quickly approaching. If you have not already done so, please return the sign-up form along with your payment to the office no later than Thursday, October 10th.

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    Noon Dismissal & Hay Ride, Monday, October 7th

    Posted on Friday, October 4th, 2013

    Monday, October 7th – Noon Dismissal Teacher In Service; ADM & ECP in session

    MANJ PA Family Hay Ride at Stellwag’s Hidden Acres Farm, Inc., 116 Hartford Road, Delran-immediately following Noon Dismissal. Gather at Stellwag’s for an old-fashioned Hay Ride with pumpkin picking; bring your lunch and enjoy the pastoral setting as you relax and connect with other MANJ families. The cost for the Hay Ride is $5 per rider with every rider receiving a pumpkin.

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, Friday, October 4th from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: Freshly baked Pancake Bread, Jewish Apple Cake and Cinnamon & Sugar Croissants, as well as coffee, tea and hot chocolate served in a festive and lively atmosphere.

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    Noon Dismissal & Hay Ride, Monday October 7th

    Posted on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

    Monday, October 7th – Noon Dismissal Teacher In Service; ADM & ECP in session

    MANJ PA Family Hay Ride at Stellwag’s Hidden Acres Farm, Inc., 116 Hartford Road, Delran-immediately following Noon Dismissal. Gather at Stellwag’s for an old-fashioned Hay Ride with pumpkin picking; bring your lunch and enjoy the pastoral setting as you relax and connect with other MANJ families. The cost for the Hay Ride is $5 per rider with every rider receiving a pumpkin.

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    Movie Night for the Troops

    Posted on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

    For our first community service collection this year, we would like to provide our overseas servicemen/women an evening of entertainment! Beginning on Tuesday, September 24th and continuing until Tuesday, October 15th, a collection bin labeled, “Movie Night for the Troops”, will be conveniently placed by the drop off/pick up circle. Please consider donating the items listed below to benefit our hardworking military members. Our hope is to spread a little comfort of “home” to them even though they are miles Read More

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    New Parent Conferences

    Posted on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

    “New” Parent – Teacher Conferences sign-ups have begun. All conferences will be held during the afternoon of Tuesday, October 15th. The sign-up sheets for each class are located on the white, wooden easel board near the circle drop-off and pick-up and will remain there until Friday, October 4th. If there is inclement weather, the easel may be moved closer the Main Entrance door. Simply write your child’s name in the time slot you wish to attend. Read More

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    Thursday, September 26th

    Posted on Monday, September 23rd, 2013

    7:00pm to 8:30pm Back-To-School Night for Toddler & Elementary parents

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, September 19th, 2013

    Visit the middle school’s Café le MANJ, Friday, September 20th from 7:45am to 8:45am.

    On the menu this week: Mint Brownies, Pumpkin Spice Muffins, Banana Bread with Nuts, as well as coffee, tea and hot chocolate served in a festive and lively atmosphere.

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    Thursday, September 19th

    Posted on Thursday, September 19th, 2013

    Back To School Night 7:00pm to 8:30pm for Primary & Middle School parents

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    Sunday, September 15th

    Posted on Friday, September 13th, 2013

    Welcome Picnic ~ 4:00pm to 6:00pm Welcome Picnic on the back lawn. Bring your lawn chairs and your family’s favorite covered dish to share!

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    Friday, September 13th

    Posted on Thursday, September 12th, 2013

    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, September 13th 7:45am to 8:45am

    The middle school students will offer a wide selection of home-baked goodies, coffee, tea and hot chocolate. For those families new to MANJ this year, plan to arrive a few minutes early to enjoy the delicious offerings, upbeat music and camaraderie!

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    Sunday, September 15th

    Posted on Monday, September 9th, 2013

    4:00pm to 6:00pm Welcome Picnic on the back lawn. Bring your lawn chairs and your family’s favorite covered dish to share!

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    Friday, September 6th

    Posted on Friday, September 6th, 2013

    Lower Elementary Birding Walk at South Cape May Meadows followed by Overnight “Camp-Out” here at MANJ.

    All students must be picked up by 8:00am Saturday, September 7th.

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    Wednesday, September 4th

    Posted on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

    First day of school for new students

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    Tuesday, September 3rd

    Posted on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

    First day of school for returning students only.

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    Tuesday, September 3rd to Friday, September 6th

    Posted on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

    Middle School trip to Appalachian Trail

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    Tuesday, September 3rd to Thursday, September 5th

    Posted on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

    Upper Elementary trip to Mohican Center

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    Monday, September 2nd

    Posted on Sunday, September 1st, 2013

    School Closed in observance of Labor Day

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    Saturday, August 31st

    Posted on Saturday, August 31st, 2013

    Happy Birthday Maria Montessori!

    August 31st, 1870 – May 6th, 1952

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    Thursday, August 29th

    Posted on Thursday, August 29th, 2013

    8:00am to 9:30am Primary & Toddler Orientation ADM/ECP in Session

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    Wednesday, August 28th

    Posted on Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

    8:00am to 9:30am Primary & Toddler Orientation 8:30am to 12Noon Middle School (Students only) ADM/ECP in Session

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    Tuesday, August 27th

    Posted on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

    8:00am to 9:15am Elementary, Primary & Toddler Orientation 9:00am to 12Noon Middle School Orientation–Parents/Students ADM/ECP in Session

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    Monday, August 26th

    Posted on Monday, August 26th, 2013

    8:00 to 9:00am Primary & Toddler Orientation ADM/ECP in Session

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    Saturday, August 24th – 9am to 3pm

    Posted on Saturday, August 24th, 2013

    MANJ hosts Carol Alver Primary Workshops Saturday’s program: “Language”

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    Friday, August 23rd – 9am to 4pm

    Posted on Friday, August 23rd, 2013

    MANJ hosts Carol Alver Primary Workshops Friday’s program: “Developing the Mathematical Mind”

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    Thursday, August 22nd – 9am to 4pm

    Posted on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

    MANJ hosts Carol Alver Primary Workshops Thursday’s program: “Primary Classroom Management”

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    School Closed – Teacher In-Service

    Posted on Monday, August 19th, 2013

    Monday, August 19th to Friday, August 23rd School Closed for Teacher-In Service

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    School & Office Closed

    Posted on Friday, August 16th, 2013

    Friday, August 16th School and Office are closed

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    School & Office Closed

    Posted on Thursday, August 15th, 2013

    Thursday, August 15th School and Office are closed

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    School & Office Closed

    Posted on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

    Wednesday, August 14th School and Office are closed

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    School & Office Closed

    Posted on Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

    Tuesday, August 13th School and Office are closed

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    School & Office Closed

    Posted on Monday, August 12th, 2013

    Monday, August 12th School and Office are closed

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    Back to School Packages

    Posted on Friday, July 19th, 2013

    Back to School Packages for all students have been sent out. If you do not receive a Back to School Package in the mail by Friday, July 26th, call Ms. Doris in the office at 856-461-2121 or email her directly at manjoffice@manj.org.

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    School Closed

    Posted on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

    The school will be closed on Thursday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day.

    We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable day to celebrate our country’s rich history and traditions!

    Our Summer Programs resume at normal time, Friday, July 5th.

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    Summer Programs Underway

    Posted on Thursday, June 20th, 2013

    Our Toddler & Primary Programs are underway and the students are enjoying working and playing with their friends and teachers! Enjoy the summer everyone!

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    Summer Piano Begins

    Posted on Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

    Tuesday, June 18th Summer Piano Begins

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    End of Year Auction

    Posted on Monday, June 17th, 2013

    The Winning Bids of the End of Year Auction

    $50.00 Toddler Project – Decorated Cabinet

    $230.00 Primary A Project – Embroidered Quilt/Wall Hanging

    $250.00 Primary B Project – Decorated Chest

    $50.00 Primary C Project 1 – Thumb Print Painting of Dove

    $100.00 Primary C Project 2 – Thumb Print Painting of Tree

    $125.00 Elementary Project 1 – Painting of White Flower

    $125.00 Elementary Project 2 – Painting of Tree

    $100.00 Adolescent Project 1 – “Bully”

    $50.00 Adolescent Project 2 – “Chicken”

    $50.00 Adolescent Project 3 – “Straight Horned Sheep”

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    Summer Toddler & Primary Programs Begin

    Posted on Monday, June 17th, 2013

    Monday, June 17th

    Summer Toddler & Primary Programs Begin

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    Last Day of School 2012-2013

    Posted on Friday, June 14th, 2013

    June 14, 2013 Last Day of School

    This will be a busy day here at MANJ!

    7:45-8:45am Visit Café le MANJ in the main entrance Toddler/Primary Field Day (weather permitting) 11:30am Student Singalong (parents are welcome to attend) Noon Dismissal; ADM and ECP in session 5:30pm End of Year Festivities followed by pizza and music under the stars

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    Café le MANJ Friday, June 14th

    Posted on Thursday, June 13th, 2013

    Friday June 14th 7:45-8:45am

    Visit the final Café le MANJ of the school year.

    On the menu this week:

    Vegan Banana Oat Breakfast Bars Almond Bread Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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    End of Year Festivities Postponed Until Friday 6/14

    Posted on Thursday, June 13th, 2013

    End of Year Festivities have once again been postponed due to rain and, more importantly, forecasted severe thunderstorms and wind.

    We are truly hopeful that tomorrow, the last day of the school year, will be the perfect weather day for our End of Year Festivities to be held at 5:30pm. The determination will be made by 10:00am. Keep an eye on the Rooster’s Crow, Facebook and Twitter!

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    Come out and support our budding scientists at our annual Elementary Science Fair. Projects will be put on display for other students and parents to come and view.

    Friends or family with a science background, who may be interested in giving professional feedback to the exhibitors, are asked to contact the office 856-461-2121.

    Remember, if you are coming to this event, which will conclude at the same time as our 3:00pm primary dismissal, parking spaces will be at a premium. Read More

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    Elementary End of Year Field Trip Cancelled

    Posted on Monday, June 10th, 2013

    The Elementary End of Year Field Trip to Tenby Chase Swim Club has once again been cancelled for Tuesday, June 11th due to forecasted rain and thunderstorms throughout the day.

    We regret that the weather has forced us to cancel this outing, but know that everyone involved will appreciate that we must err on the side of caution.

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    Piano Recital – Monday June 10th

    Posted on Monday, June 10th, 2013

    Please come out and support our young pianists as they showcase their yearlong efforts at the annual end of year recital. The performance will begin promptly at 5:15pm in the 3rd floor Great Room.

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    Final Golf Academy Lesson

    Posted on Sunday, June 9th, 2013

    The Final Golf Academy lessons will be held Monday, June 10th at Willow Brook Country Club from 4:15 to 5:30pm. This lesson is a make-up of one originally missed on April 29th and then later rescheduled from June 3rd.

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    Elementary Field Trip to Tenby Chase Swim club

    Posted on Saturday, June 8th, 2013

    Monday, June 10th (Rain Date: Tuesday, June 11th)

    We are pleased to announce that the end of year elementary trip/field day has been confirmed–the elementary will spend the day at Tenby Chase Swim Club, Delran!

    Pizza lunch and water will be provided; students not wanting pizza lunch, should bring food for the day as the snack bar will not be open. Wear or bring bathing suits; bring a towel, refillable water bottle and sunscreen; Anything you would normally bring for a Read More

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    Café le MANJ – Friday, June 7th

    Posted on Thursday, June 6th, 2013

    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday, June 7th 7:45-8:45am

    On the menu this week: Orange Marmalade Crumble Bars Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes Mixed Berry Bread

    Plus, view the auction pieces on display during the Café and fill out a bid form!

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    End of Year Festivities Postponed

    Posted on Thursday, June 6th, 2013

    End of Year Festivities Postponed Until THURSDAY, JUNE 13th

    The End of Year Festivities have been postponed due to the anticipated thunderstorms forecasted for tomorrow, Friday, June 7th, afternoon and evening. The new date will be: THURSDAY, JUNE 13th at 5:30pm.

    Additionally, the Classroom Project Auction will begin electronically, on Friday, June 7th. All auction pieces will be on display beginning with this Friday’s Café le MANJ in the main entrance lobby and will remain on display there each day next Read More

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    Year End Festivities

    Posted on Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

    Friday, June 7th at 5:30; gather together with MANJ students and families on the back lawn to celebrate the end of the school year. Musical performances, 6th Grade Graduation speeches. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Extended family, friends and alumni are welcome!

    Enjoy pizza by the slice and music, provided by Jim and Jesse Keith, after the show under the stars.

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    Ice Cream Social

    Posted on Monday, June 3rd, 2013

    Wednesday, June 5th at 3:15pm on the back lawn, MANJ students and families gather together for our annual Ice Cream Social. Thank you to the MANJ PA for providing the yummy treat! (Rain date for this event: Wednesday, June 12th)

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    Noon Dismissal – Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Posted on Friday, May 31st, 2013

    Friday, May 31st – Noon dismissal; ADM & ECP in session

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    Visit Café le MANJ – Friday 5/31 7:45-8:45am

    Posted on Friday, May 31st, 2013

    On the menu this week:

    Vegan Banana Bread, Corn Muffins, Mini Coffee Cakes

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    Noon dismissal – Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Posted on Thursday, May 30th, 2013

    Thursday, May 30th – Noon dismissal; ADM & ECP in session

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    Noon dismissal – Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

    Wednesday, May 29th – Noon dismissal; ADM & ECP in session

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    Noon Dismissal-Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Posted on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

    Tuesday, May 28th – Noon dismissal; ADM & ECP in session

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    Memorial Day

    Posted on Monday, May 27th, 2013

    Monday, May 27th – School Closed in observance of Memorial Day

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    MANJ at the Collingswood May Fair

    Posted on Friday, May 24th, 2013

    Saturday, May 25th 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Visit MANJ’s booth at the Collingswood May Fair–Booth T-11. Staff and parents will be in the booth from 10:00am to 5:00pm; come out and enjoy the festivities and show your support of our school!

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    No Café le MANJ – Friday, May 24th

    Posted on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

    There will not be a Café le MANJ tomorrow, Friday, May 24th, as the middle school students are away on a trip to Rhode Island. The Café returns on Friday, May 31st at 7:45am.

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    Last Day of Yoga

    Posted on Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

    Tuesday, May 21st will be the final day for Yoga lessons for the second semester.

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    Tuesday, May 21st: The corner of Conrow Road and Haines Mill Road (at the water tower) continues to be an issue! Parents may want to access the school via Hartford Road and Conrow Road. From Route 130 north, make a right onto Hartford Road (at Canal’s) and follow past the Delran High School; Conrow Road will be on your right after the high school. MANJ will be on your left before the water tower. If coming from Moorestown Read More

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    Special MANJ PA Meeting Tonight

    Posted on Monday, May 20th, 2013

    Special MANJ Parent Association Meeting Monday, May 20th at 7:00pm

    Due to time constraints at our last general PA meeting, we were unable to address the vote to change the PA bylaws.

    Therefore, we will be holding a special meeting Monday. May 20th at 7pm to review the changes and cast ballots. The PA will be providing babysitting services for parents.

    Parents are welcome to review the changes before Monday by clicking here and cast ballots by Read More

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    Middle School trip to Rhode Island/Boston

    Posted on Monday, May 20th, 2013

    This week, Monday 5/20 to 5/24, the Middle School students will be away on a trip to Rhode Island and Boston.

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    Welcome our new staff member

    Posted on Sunday, May 19th, 2013

    Please join us in welcoming Mr. Brad Parzyck to our Grounds and Maintenance staff.

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    Grandparent’s Day – Saturday 5/18 9:00-11:00am

    Posted on Saturday, May 18th, 2013

    Saturday morning, we will welcome students and their Grandparents/VIP’s for Grandparent’s Day 2013. Upon arriving–from 9:00am to 11:00am–visitors should proceed to the table near the circle to check in and retrieve their name tag. After checking in, all are welcome to enter the school and see their grandchildren’s class and work.

    At 10:40am, all Grandparents and VIP’s are invited to make their way to the shaded area adjacent to the circular driveway where refreshments, made by the children, will Read More

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    Drama Performance – Friday, May 17th at 5:30pm

    Posted on Friday, May 17th, 2013

    The end of semester Drama Performances will be held beginning at 5:30pm on Friday, May 17th. The 5-7 years will be performing “The Three Little Pigs” and the 8+ years will follow with the “Wizard of Dah”. Please come out and show your support of our young actors!

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, May 16th, 2013

    Café le MANJ will be open Friday 5/17 from 7:45-8:45am. Stop in to start your Friday off with a special treat!

    On the Menu this week: Vegan Baked Donuts, Rice Crispy Treats, Lemon Pound Cake, Jam Crumble Bars

    The middle school students apologize for the absence of Hot Chocolate from last week’s Café menu. They will have Hot Chocolate this week as well as extra quantities of baked goodies.

    As always, thank you for all of your support!

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    Drama Performance – Friday, May 17th at 5:30pm

    Posted on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

    The end of semester Drama Performances will be held beginning at 5:30pm on Friday, May 17th. The 5-7 years will be performing “The Three Little Pigs” and the 8+ years will follow with the “Wizard of Dah”. Please come out and show your support of our young actors!

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    Noon Dismissal

    Posted on Monday, May 13th, 2013

    Monday, May 13th – Teacher in service day; Noon dismissal; ADM & ECP in session

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, May 9th, 2013

    Café le MANJ will be open Friday 5/10 from 7:45-8:45am. Stop in to start your Friday off with a special treat!

    On the Menu this week: Jam Crumble Bars Cinnamon Chip Scones Vegan “Magic” Chocolate Cupcakes

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    Class & All-School Photos

    Posted on Thursday, May 9th, 2013

    Thursday, May 9th

    Due to the heavy rains this morning, Classroom and all-school photos will be taken next Thursday, May 16th. Students, with the exception of the Toddler class, must wear uniforms. These will be group shots; individual student photos are taken in the fall.

    Photo order forms were sent home with students last week. Click here if you need an additional form. Return completed order forms with payment of either cash or checks made payable Read More

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    Time for May Flowers

    Posted on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

    Two of our Primary classes have requested flower donations for their shared courtyard garden. Ms. Merike would like bedding plants and Ms. Assunta would like perennials. If you would like to help the garden grow, please contact Ms. Beverly in the office at 856-461-2121.

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    Parent Association Meeting

    Posted on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

    Parent Association Meeting – Wednesday, May 8th 7:00 to 9:00pm

    Come out and show support for all of the great work our PA does for our students, staff and school. Learn what is in store for the remainder of the year and beyond!

    Babysitting/Pajama Party is provided free of charge during the meeting. Please contact Ms. Beverly in the office at 856-46-2121 or by email at

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    Admission Open House

    Posted on Friday, May 3rd, 2013

    Friday, May 3rd at 4:00pm

    Come See The Montessori Difference!

    To ensure adequate seating, please call 856-461-2121 to RSVP. This event is for adults; children may visit at another time.

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

    The Café le MANJ will be open Friday 5/3 from 7:45-8:45am. Stop in to start your Friday off with a special treat!

    On the menu this week: Strawberry Jam Crumbles, Corn Muffins + Banana Bread* and Apple Sauce*. *Proceeds go to Upper Elementary “Food for TOGO” project.

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    Admission Open House

    Posted on Friday, April 26th, 2013

    Friday, May 3rd at 4:00pm

    Come See The Montessori Difference!

    To ensure adequate seating, please call 856-461-2121 to RSVP. This event is for adults; children may visit at another time.

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    Visit Café le MANJ Friday, April 26th

    Posted on Thursday, April 25th, 2013

    The Café le MANJ will be open Friday 4/26 from 7:45-8:45am. Stop in to start your Friday off with a special treat!

    On the menu this week: Vegan Chocolate Cinnamon Bread, Coffee Cake Squares, Mystery ? Muffins–to be decided later this afternoon!

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    Upper Elementary MMUN

    Posted on Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

    The Upper Elementary students will be participating in the MMUN in New York City this week.

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    Just in time for Spring Cleaning . . . we are having a Multi-Family Yard Sale! We will be selling items to clear the way for our upcoming Middle School renovations. Proceeds from the items the school sells will go toward the renovation efforts.

    You can also participate and sell your own items–thereby cleaning out your garage or basement and raising some extra funds for yourself! 10′ x 10′ selling spaces will be marked off along the Read More

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    Visit Café le MANJ Friday, April 19th

    Posted on Thursday, April 18th, 2013

    The Café le MANJ will be open Friday 4/19 from 7:45-8:45am. Stop in to start your Friday off with a special treat!

    On the menu this week: Vegan Strawberry Muffins, Pumpkin Crumble Bars, Coffee Cake

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    MANJ Multi-Family Yard Sale-Saturday, April 20th

    Posted on Friday, April 12th, 2013

    Just in time for Spring Cleaning . . . we are having a Multi-Family Yard Sale! We will be selling items to clear the way for our upcoming Middle School renovations. Proceeds from the items the school sells will go toward the renovation efforts.

    You can also participate and sell your own items–thereby cleaning out your garage or basement and raising some extra funds for yourself! 10′ x 10′ selling spaces will be marked off along the Read More

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    Special Café le MANJ

    Posted on Friday, April 12th, 2013

    Friday, April 12th – 7:45am to 8:45am Come out and support the Upper Elementary Café le MANJ this morning!

    On the menu: Molasses Cookies Brownies Vegan Banana Bread

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    Middle School MMUN

    Posted on Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

    The Middle School students will be travelling to New York City to attend the Middle School MMUN this week.

    There will be no Café le MANJ on Friday, April 11th.

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    Spring weather is upon us!

    Posted on Monday, April 8th, 2013

    With the warm, spring weather upon us, students in all classes will be spending more time outdoors enjoying picnic lunches, taking nature walks, gardening, etc. It is essential that students bring water or a drink in their lunch boxes every day. Also, students may want to apply a long lasting sunscreen in the morning, before school, and bring a hat to shield themselves from the sun. Enjoy the warm, sunny weather!

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    Admission Open House

    Posted on Saturday, April 6th, 2013

    Friday, May 3rd at 4:00pm

    Come See The Montessori Difference!

    To ensure adequate seating, please call 856-461-2121 to RSVP. This event is for adults; children may visit at another time.

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    Easter Recess

    Posted on Friday, April 5th, 2013

    School Closed for Easter Recess ADM/ECP in session

    Note: the office is open and piano lessons are given during recess

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    Easter Recess

    Posted on Thursday, April 4th, 2013

    School Closed for Easter Recess ADM/ECP in session

    Note: the office is open and piano lessons are given during recess

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    Easter Recess

    Posted on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

    School Closed for Easter Recess ADM/ECP in session

    Note: the office is open and piano lessons are given during recess

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    Easter Recess

    Posted on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

    School Closed for Easter Recess ADM/ECP in session

    Note: the office is open and piano lessons are given during recess

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    School is Open-Where is Everyone?

    Posted on Monday, April 1st, 2013

    April Fools!

    School Closed for Easter Recess ADM/ECP in session

    Note: the office is open and piano lessons are given during recess

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    Happy Easter!

    Posted on Sunday, March 31st, 2013

    Happy Easter~Sunday, March 31st

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    Admission Open House

    Posted on Saturday, March 30th, 2013

    Friday, May 3rd at 4:00pm

    Come See The Montessori Difference!

    To ensure adequate seating, please call 856-461-2121 to RSVP. This event is for adults; children may visit at another time.

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    Good Friday

    Posted on Friday, March 29th, 2013

    School Closed in observance of Good Friday

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    Enjoy Easter Recess

    Posted on Thursday, March 28th, 2013

    School will be closed Friday, March 29th (observing Good Friday) and closed Monday, April 1st through Friday, April 5th for Easter Recess. ADM and ECP will be in session Monday, April 1st through Friday, April 5th.

    Enjoy Recess!

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

    There will be an Egg-Stra Special Café le MANJ on Thursday, March 27th from 7:45-8:45am. The ambitious students have planned a menu of delicious holiday items.

    On the Menu Hot Cross Buns Lemon Coconut Macaroons Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing Decorated Sugar Cookies

    Hop on in Thursday morning and enjoy the Easter Fun!

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    Eggs for Togo

    Posted on Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

    The Upper Elementary MMUN students will be selling decorated (hard-boiled) Easter Eggs during dismissal times to raise awareness of and money for the children of Togo suffering malnutrition in their home country. The students representing Togo at the upcoming MMUN learned of the malnutrition problem while researching and writing their position papers. Click here to read more about “Eggs for Togo”.

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    Passover Begins at Sundown

    Posted on Monday, March 25th, 2013

    Wishing you happiness, peace, prosperity and all the joys of Passover!

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    Happy NORUZ!

    Posted on Monday, March 25th, 2013

    Happy Persian New Year~Celebrated Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

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    Greek Myths Play

    Posted on Thursday, March 21st, 2013

    The MANJ Elementary History Club will perform their own production of the Greek Myths Play on Friday, March 22nd at 1:00pm. Click here to order a DVD of the play.

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    Admission Open House

    Posted on Friday, March 15th, 2013

    Tuesday, March 19th at 9:00am

    Come See The Montessori Difference! To ensure adequate seating, please call 856-461-2121 to RSVP. This event is for adults; children may visit at another time.

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    Visit Café le MANJ Friday, March 15th

    Posted on Friday, March 15th, 2013

    The Café le MANJ will be open Friday 3/15 from 7:45-8:45am. Stop in to start your Friday off with a special treat!

    On the menu this week: Irish Soda Bread & Jam Carrot Muffins Vegan Blueberry Cake

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    Remember to wear green on Friday, March 15th, as MANJ celebrates Saint Patrick’s Day! “May your troubles be less and your blessings be more, and nothing but happiness come through your door.” ~ Irish Blessing

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    Spring Golf Academy begins tomorrow!

    Posted on Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

    The first of this spring’s Golf Academy lessons at Willowbrook Country Club begins Thursday at 4:14pm. If your child is interested, but you have not yet signed up, please contact Ms. Beverly at 856-461-2121 or dirofdev@manj.org.

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    The Upper Elementary & Middle School will be traveling to the University of Delaware’s Roselle Center for the Arts today to see a production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. After the performance, there will be a “talk-back” session with the actors. Tickets for the performance were provided by the Parent Association–another fine example of our Activity Fee dollars at work!

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    Parents Association Meeting Tonight

    Posted on Monday, March 11th, 2013

    News from the Parent Association PA Meeting: Monday, March 11th, 2013 Time: 6:30pm to 9:00pm Location: Elementary Suite, 2nd Floor

    All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.

    Join your fellow MANJ parents tonight and learn how your activity dollars are at work for your child. We will provide updates and plans for the remaining school year. Ms. Merike, primary directress, will be our guest speaker. The start time of 6:30 is for catching up and social time. Read More

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    Vist Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, February 21st, 2013

    Visit the Café from 7:45 to 8:45am, Friday mornings in the main entrance. On the menu this week: Lemon Bread Squares and Vegan Jam-Filled Bran Muffins.

    There will be a display and samples of the Chicobags currently being sold to raise funds for our Upper Elementary and Middle School MMUN trip this spring!

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    Teachers In Service

    Posted on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

    School Closed; ADM & ECP in session

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    President’s Day

    Posted on Monday, February 18th, 2013

    School Closed

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    Noon Dismissal

    Posted on Friday, February 15th, 2013

    Teacher In Service; ADM & ECP In Session

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    Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, February 14th, 2013

    Visit Café le MANJ Friday morning 7:45am to 8:45am

    On the Menu this week: Coffee Cake Squares Vegan Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Valentine Heart Sugar Cookies

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    MMUN Preserves for Sale!

    Posted on Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

    The elementary MMUN students are currently selling homemade strawberry, blueberry and strawberry-blueberry preserves in hand-decorated jars. The preserves will be sold at various times including during dismissal on Thursday, February 14th (Valentine’s Day), at Friday’s Café le MANJ and during 12:00 noon dismissal on Friday, February 15th.

    Preserves make a “sweet” gift for your valentine or a treat for yourself or your whole family! Click here for more information.

    Proceeds from this sale–organized and implemented by Elementary Read More

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    Pretzels for Sale!

    Posted on Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

    The elementary and middle school MMUN students will be selling pretzels during 12 Noon dismissal on Friday, February 15th. Pre-orders for pretzels to be delivered to your child in the classroom are being accepted until Thursday, February 14th. Click here for the pre-order form.

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    MANJ Community Service Project – Part II

    Posted on Monday, February 11th, 2013

    “How Sweet It Is!”

    The MANJ Community Service Committee is happy to announce our second Community Service Project, COOKIE DECORATING, which will take place on Monday, February 11th, from 4:15 to 5:00pm.

    Students from our ELEMENTARY and MIDDLE SCHOOL are invited to decorate Valentine Day cookies for teens at the Crossroads-Cinnaminson House, a residential treatment home that provides teens with an opportunity to practice the skills needed for independent living. The program provides life skills training with medium level supervision Read More

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    Upcoming Admission Open House – Tuesday, March 19th

    Posted on Monday, February 4th, 2013

    ADMISSION OPEN HOUSE

    Tuesday, March 19th at 9:00am

    Come See The Montessori Difference!

    With Maria Montessori’s child-centered approach to learning at their core, our programs foster independence, creativity, social and moral development. Through our skilled staff, AMI certified teachers and parent partnerships, we have created a nurturing environment designed to instill peace and support the intrinsic love of learning in each child.

    To ensure adequate seating, please call 856-461-2121 to RSVP. This event is for adults; children may visit at another time.

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    Family Science Night (Ages 6-14)

    Posted on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

    Wednesday, January 30th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm

    The purpose of Family Science Night is to make science more accessible to families by using a hands-on approach to learning scientific processes and concepts. Science night, under the direction of Ms. Louise Pascale, MANJ’s middle school science and math teacher, and Ms. Pamela Keller, will be a cooperative learning environment where skills of problem-solving, questioning, and communication will be addressed. The evening will be divided into science openers and a main Read More

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    Admission Open House

    Posted on Monday, January 28th, 2013

    Tuesday, January 29th at 9:00am

    Come See The Montessori Difference!

    To ensure adequate seating, please call 856-461-2121 to RSVP. This event is for adults; children may visit at another time.

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    MANJ Celebrates National School Choice Week–Sunday, January 27th to Saturday, February 2nd.

    Today, our afternoon primary and lower elementary students are exploring the Adventure Aquarium, (warmly wrapped in the bright yellow National School Choice Week scarves!).

    Look for more event news as the week progresses!

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    Café le MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, January 24th, 2013

    Visit Café le MANJ, Friday, January 25th from 7:45-8:45am. On the Menu this week: Vegan Banana Bread & Coffee Cake Squares

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    Admission Open House

    Posted on Thursday, January 24th, 2013

    Tuesday, January 29th at 9:00am

    Come See The Montessori Difference!

    To ensure adequate seating, please call 856-461-2121 to RSVP. This event is for adults; children may visit at another time.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    Posted on Monday, January 21st, 2013

    School closed

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    Visit Café le MANJ 7:45-8:45am

    Posted on Friday, January 18th, 2013

    On the Menu this week: Vegan Lemon-Filled Oat Bran Muffins Cinnamon Chip Scones

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    Pretzels & Pump It Up®

    Posted on Thursday, January 17th, 2013

    Pretzel Sale: The upper elementary and middle school students have organized a Pretzel Sale which will take place during Noon dismissal today. Proceeds benefit the upcoming MMUN trip.

    Pump It Up®: The Parents Association has a great way for kids to stay active and enjoy an afternoon together outside of school. This afternoon from 4:00-6:00pm, join fellow MANJ families at Pump It Up in Marlton, New Jersey for a bouncing good time! Admission is $12.50 per child, Read More

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    Parent Conferences Tuesday 1/15 – Friday 1/18

    Posted on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

    Noon dismissal; ADM & ECP in session.

    Parents enter the school through the main entrance where they will be directed to the appropriate classroom by a staff member.

    Open House lawn signs will be located in the main entrance. After your conference, please see the staff member stationed there for your sign and display instructions.

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    Parents Association Meeting

    Posted on Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

    Please join us in the MANJ Elementary Suite at 6:30pm for social and mingle time. Parents Association Meeting begins at 7:00pm. Ms. Julia, MANJ Middle School directress, will be our presenter/speaker. PJ Party provided. To RSVP, please respond to the invitation sent to each parent and indicate if you will need babysitting.

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    Noon Dismissal Today

    Posted on Monday, January 7th, 2013

    Teacher in Service Day. Noon dismissal; ADM & ECP in session

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    Visit Café le MANJ 7:45-8:45am today

    Posted on Friday, January 4th, 2013

    On the Menu this week: Lemon Banana Flax Cake, Vegan Strawberry Muffins, Metropolitan Bakery’s Cherry Chocolate Chip Sea Salt Cookies ~ Yummy!

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    Parent Conference Sign-Up

    Posted on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

    January Parent Conferences are scheduled for Tuesday, January 15th through Friday, January 18th. These conferences are for ALL PARENTS. Beginning Wednesday, January 2nd, signup sheets will be posted near the circle, or inside the main entrance during inclement weather. For the complete sign-up procedure, please refer to pages 15-16 of the parent handbook.

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    New Years Day

    Posted on Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

    School Closed; New Years Day

    Happy & Healthy New Year from the staff at MANJ!

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    New Years Eve

    Posted on Monday, December 31st, 2012

    School Closed; New Years Eve

    The staff at MANJ wish you a safe and festive New Years Eve!

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    Christmas Recess

    Posted on Friday, December 28th, 2012

    School Closed for Christmas Recess; ADM/ECP in session. There is no circle drop-off or pick-up when school is closed but ADM/ECP are in session.

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    Kwanzaa begins

    Posted on Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

    School Closed; Christmas Recess; ADM/ECP in session. There is no circle drop-off or pick-up when school is closed but ADM/ECP are in session.

    Kwanzaa begins today ~ “Habari gani!” (“What’s the news!” is the traditional greeting of celebrants)

    Happy Kwanzaa!

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    Christmas Day

    Posted on Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

    School Closed; Christmas Day

    The staff at MANJ wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

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    Christmas Eve

    Posted on Monday, December 24th, 2012

    School Closed; Christmas Eve

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    Christmas Recess

    Posted on Friday, December 21st, 2012

    School Closed for Christmas Recess; ADM/ECP in session. There is no circle drop-off or pick-up when school is closed but ADM/ECP are in session.

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    Christmas Recess begins

    Posted on Thursday, December 20th, 2012

    School Closed for Christmas Recess; ADM/ECP in session. There is no circle drop-off or pick-up when school is closed but ADM/ECP are in session.

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    Visit a very special Holiday Café le MANJ on Wednesday, December 18th from 7:45 to 8:45am

    Christmas cheer will be in abundance as the MANJ Elves serve Yule Log Pumpkin Bread, Vegan Pear Muffins and Christmas Cookie Cut Outs along with steamy Tea, Coffee and Hot Chocolate.

    Pumpkin Butter will also be on sale–Only a few left, so come early as it is first come, first served! Makes a great gift!

    Be sure to stop by for a serving of Christmas Spirit! Read More

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    Hanukkah Presentation

    Posted on Monday, December 17th, 2012

    Elementary students will have the opportunity to participate in a Hanukkah presentation and to make latkes Tuesday, December 18th.

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    Elementary Nativity Presentation

    Posted on Friday, December 14th, 2012

    This afternoon at 2:15pm, the elementary students will perform the annual Nativity play. Parents are welcome.

    Parking in the visitor lot is first come, first served and therefore it is best to arrive early. We encourage you to arrive early and take advantage of the additional parking at Conrow Park, adjacent to the school driveway. Please be mindful that the primary classes dismiss at 3:00pm in circle.

    After the presentation, once the classroom is cleaned and straightened for the weekend, and Read More

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    Café le MANJ & Elementary Nativity Presentation

    Posted on Friday, December 14th, 2012

    Visit Café le MANJ from 7:45am to 8:45am this morning, Friday, December 14th. This week featuring Pancake Bread, Vegan Cranberry Almond Bread, Pumpkin Muffins and Monkey Bread.

    PLUS, the students will be selling PUMPKIN BUTTER!! Bring extra money (jars range in price from $2 to $15).

    At 2:15pm, the Elementary students will have the option to participate in the annual Nativity presentation. Parents are welcome. Parking in the visitor lot is first come, first served and therefore it is Read More

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    Hanukkah begins at night fall

    Posted on Saturday, December 8th, 2012

    Happy Hanukkah from the staff at MANJ!

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    Parents Night Out

    Posted on Friday, December 7th, 2012

    Ms. Doris and Ms. Beverly will host “Parents Night Out” from 5:30 to 9:30pm in the Great Room.

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    Parents Night Out – Friday, December 7th

    Posted on Thursday, December 6th, 2012

    Ms. Doris and Ms. Beverly will host “Parents Night Out” from 5:30 to 9:30pm, Friday evening, in the Great Room. Interested parents please contact Wendy McCarty at wmccarty@comcast.net.

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    A busy day at MANJ!

    Posted on Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

    St. Nicholas will visit the elementary class this morning to discuss the historic significance of his life and works.

    The PA will host the Community Service Hour from 3-4pm. Students will pack gift bags for the residents of Riverview Estates. Parents are welcome!

    This is the final day to place orders with Small Hands/Montessori Services with guaranteed delivery by Christmas.

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    NJSO visits today

    Posted on Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

    The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra visits MANJ today to present “Something for Everyone” to all students this morning. The NJSO is a perennial favorite with children, teachers and staff!

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    Toys for Tots®

    Posted on Monday, December 3rd, 2012

    A local representative from Toys for Tots will visit the school today to speak to the children about the origin of the organization and how they impact communities today.

    Remember, Thursday, December 6th is the last day to drop off new and unwrapped toys and gits. The collection bin is located inside the new entrance.

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    Community Service Hour – Wed., Dec. 5th

    Posted on Friday, November 30th, 2012

    The Parent Association will be hosting a Community Service Hour from 3:00pm to 4:00pm on Wednesday, December 5th. Students will be packing care packages for residents of Riverview Estates. We have received many generous donations and are still in need of small combs/brushes and travel-sized shampoos and lotions. If you have any questions, please contact Renita Brady (Keaton/Ms. Assunta and Hayes/Alumnus) at renita20@comcast.net.

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    Visit Café le MANJ Friday

    Posted on Thursday, November 29th, 2012

    Visit Café le MANJ Friday morning from 7:45 until 8:45am! Special items on the menu: Madeleines (small, traditional French cakes), Nicholas’ Pancake Bread, Vegan Pear Muffins

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    Happy Thanksgiving

    Posted on Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

    Happy Thanksgiving to all of our MANJ families and friends. Enjoy the holiday and the Thanksgiving recess.

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    Thank you!

    Posted on Saturday, November 17th, 2012

    Thank you to the families who helped with our MANJ Yard Sale! We are already thinking about the next one . . .

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    MANJ YARD SALE-SAT. NOV. 17th

    Posted on Friday, November 16th, 2012

    9:00am to 1:00pm

    Montessori Academy is hosting a multi-family yard sale! Items include: antiques & collectibles; clothing; toys & games; furniture; household items and so much more! Ample parking. Adjacent to Conrow Park & the Delran water tower. No early birds please.

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    MANJ Parent Association Meeting–TONIGHT

    Posted on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

    Wednesday, November 14th

    Meet & Greet ~ 6:30pm

    Meeting and Presentation ~ 7:00 to 9:00pm

    Pajama Party ~ 6:30 to 9:00pm

    In addition to discussing MANJ PA business, Ms. Julia will be speaking to parents about our new middle school program. Ms. Julia recently participated in the concluding seminar and graduation from her Adolescent Studies. Afterward, she and some of the middle school students visited the Hershey School in Huntsburg, Ohio, which is a farm-based adolescent program. Ms. Julia is looking Read More

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    Yankee Candle® Fundraiser – Last Day Today 11/8

    Posted on Thursday, November 8th, 2012

    Thank you to the many families who have already turned in Yankee Candle® orders. Today is the final day of the sale and all orders must be turned in NO LATER THAN Thursday, November 8th.

    Proceeds from this sale benefit the elementary/middle school students’ trip to the Montessori Model United Nations next spring. For more information about the MMUN, please visit their website at www.montessori-mun.org. Checks should be made payable to Infantz Montessori for MMUN. Read More

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    Tonight’s MANJ PA Meeting Postponed

    Posted on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

    In consideration of the bad weather forecasted for this afternoon and evening, tonight’s MANJ Parent Association Meeting/Pajama Party has been rescheduled until next Wednesday, November 14th – 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

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    MANJ Yard Sale Moved to Sat. 11/17

    Posted on Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

    The MANY multi-family yard sale has been rescheduled until Saturday, November 17th from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Look for further details to be posted ahead of the date.

    Volunteers are still needed to help prepare and spaces are still available for families to sell their own items. Please call Ms. Beverly at 856-461-2121 for more information.

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    Elementary Halloween Presentations

    Posted on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

    Elementary Halloween presentations will be held today as scheduled beginning at 2:00pm. If your child did not bring their costume for the presentation, you may drop it off by 1:30pm today. Remember that costumes are optional.

    Parking in the visitor lot and along the driveway is first come, first served. To avoid a traffic jam with 3:00pm Primary closing, it may be best to park in the Conrow Park parking lot adjacent to the school. Read More

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    Hurricane Sandy Alert

    Posted on Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

    Montessori Academy will be open normal hours on Wednesday, October 31st. Please be safe!

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    Hurricane Sandy Alert

    Posted on Sunday, October 28th, 2012

    We have been monitoring the progress of Hurricane Sandy and the warnings and advisories being given. It appears if the hurricane continues on its projected path, the worst of the weather conditions will be felt tomorrow, Monday, October 29th. Unless something miraculous happens and the storm changes path or weakens tremendously, the school will be closed tomorrow, Monday, October 29th.

    We are posting this forewarning in case of electrical outages as the storm approaches and will confirm a definite Read More

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    Calling All Organizers!

    Posted on Friday, October 26th, 2012

    . . . And anyone else who can follow directions!

    Cape Cod Yard Sale NEW DATE: Saturday, November 3rd (Rain Date: Sunday, November 4th)

    Mark your calendar for this fun event to not only benefit our school and the middle school renovations of the Cape Cod but also giving you an opportunity to make a little holiday cash! We’re opening up the school yard sale for any family who wishes to have a little space to sell some of their own Read More

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    Visit Café le MANJ

    Posted on Friday, October 26th, 2012

    Visit the Café from 8:45 to 9:45am Friday, October 26th. Enjoy steamy coffee, tea, hot chocolate and baked goods to get your Friday started on the right note!

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    Last Call for Sibling Photos

    Posted on Thursday, October 25th, 2012

    SIBLING PICTURE DAY – Tuesday, October 30th

    Picture Day went so well that we have the opportunity to use the photo “make-up” day, Tuesday, October 30th to take sibling pictures. If you would be interested in having a photo taken of your children together please contact Kim Stevenson by email or phone (listed below) by Friday, October 26th. The same packages/prices that were offered for the individual pictures apply to sibling photos.

    Please note, NO preview photos will be Read More

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    Admission Open House Tues., 10/23 9:00am

    Posted on Monday, October 22nd, 2012

    We will be hosting an Admission Open House on Tuesday, October 23rd at 9:00 am to introduce our school to new and prospective families. Our educational programs, for children from preschool through 9th grade, partner with parents to foster independence, creativity, social skills, character and moral development. Our programs also stress academic excellence as well as environmental and social awareness. All of our students, even our toddlers, receive the benefit of skilled, Montessori-certified teachers. Please note, this event Read More

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    MANJ PA Fall Hay Ride at Stellwag’s

    Posted on Friday, October 19th, 2012

    Join fellow MANJ families for our annual Fall gathering at Stellwag’s Hidden Acres Farm, 116 Hartford Road, Delran, immediately following Noon Dismissal. Bring your lunch and enjoy the pastoral farm setting as you visit with MANJ families and friends. Following lunch, take a hay ride to the pumpkin patch and explore the Nature Trail, Rose Gardens and visit the friendly animals in Andy’s Barnyard. The cost for the Hay Ride is $5 per person and includes Read More

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    Pretzel Pre-Orders

    Posted on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

    Pre-orders for the Elementary/Middle School Pretzel Sale are due today. Students will be selling Pretzels and Lemonade during 12 Noon Dismissal on Friday, October 19th. Pre-orders of pretzels will be delivered to your child’s classroom before dismissal.

    Please contact Wendy McCarty at 267-738-4894 if you have any questions.

    Proceeds from the sale go toward the 2013 Elementary/Middle School MMUN trip.

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    Tuesday, October 16th – Picture Day

    Posted on Monday, October 15th, 2012

    Traditional portrait school pictures will be taken of all students on Tuesday, October 16th (make-up day October 30th).

    **Please note, NO preview photos will be available.**

    **School uniforms are to be worn for these photos.**

    If you have any questions please contact Kim Stevenson at 609-314-4123 or kgsteve@comcast.net.

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    MANJ Photo Day Order/Payments Due Friday 10/12

    Posted on Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

    MANJ Picture Day~Orders and Payment are due Friday, October 12th. Traditional portrait school pictures will be taken of all students on Tuesday, October 16th (make-up day October 30th). Click here to download and print an order forms. Order forms are also being sent home with students this week.

    **Please note, NO preview photos will be available.**

    **School uniforms are to be worn for these photos.**

    If you have any questions please contact Kim Stevenson at 609-314-4123 or kgsteve@comcast.net.

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    Your Help is Needed!

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

    Cape Cod Yard Sale – Saturday, October 20th (Rain Date: Sunday, October 21st)

    Yard Sale Prep Day – Saturday, October 13th* (Rain Date: Sunday, October 14th*)

    Mark your calendar for this fun event to benefit our school and the middle school renovations of the Cape Cod. We need volunteers to help sort items beforehand and to lend a hand on the day of the Yard Sale. Come out and join fellow MANJ families and show your support. Read More

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    Columbus Day

    Posted on Sunday, October 7th, 2012

    Montessori Academy will be closed Monday, October 8th for Columbus Day.

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    Friday at MANJ

    Posted on Thursday, October 4th, 2012

    Ease into a busy Friday morning with a stop at Café le MANJ (run by our MANJ middle school students). Enjoy coffee, tea, hot chocolate and freshly baked items from 7:45 am to 8:45 am.

    Remember, there is noon dismissal (ADM/ECP are in session) and the elementary and middle school students will be selling pretzels and lemonade during noon dismissal.

    Following dismissal, parents and students may wish to attend an informal MANJ Community Gathering at Conrow Park (adjacent to Read More

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    Fire Prevention Day

    Posted on Thursday, October 4th, 2012

    This morning the Delran Fire Department will be visiting our school and fire and rescue personnel will be speaking with the classes about how to prevent fires and what to do in case of a fire. Students will also have an opportunity to see and explore a fire truck up close and personal.

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    Teacher Fun Days

    Posted on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

    There are still a few spots open for the remaining Primary and Elementary/Middle School Teacher Fun Days. All Teacher Fun Days are $50 per student with the proceeds benefiting the many PA programs enjoyed by all of our students.

    Coming up this week:

    Thursday, October 4th from 4:00pm (drop-off) to 6:00pm (pick-up) at MANJ. Enjoy an early evening of preparing and sharing dinner with Ms. Julia. Open to Elementary and Middle School students.

    Friday, October 5th from 12:00 Noon to Read More

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    Pretzel Sale

    Posted on Monday, October 1st, 2012

    The Elementary and Middle School students are selling soft pretzels and lemonade during 12:00 noon dismissal on Friday, October 5th. You can also pre-order pretzels to be delivered to the classroom prior to dismissal for your child to bring home. Click here to access the pre-order form. Orders and payment (cash only) must be returned by Tuesday, October 2nd.

    Proceeds from this sale–organized and implemented by the Elementary and Middle School students–support the 2013 Read More

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    Introducing Café le MANJ

    Posted on Friday, September 28th, 2012

    Visit Cafe le MANJ–the new coffee cafe run by our Middle School students–today and every Friday from 7:45am to 8:45am in the new grand entrance! Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate and fresh baked items will be available.

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    Admission Open House

    Posted on Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

    Montessori Academy welcomes all to come see the Montessori difference at 9:00am, Tuesday, September 26th.  Montessori is both a philosophy of child growth and a rationale for guiding such growth.  It is based on the child’s developmental needs for freedom within limits and a carefully prepared environment that guarantees exposure to materials through which intelligence, as well as physical and psychological abilities, are developed.  To ensure adequate seating, please call 856-461-2121 or email manjoffice@manj.org and let us know you Read More

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    Chillier weather . . .

    Posted on Monday, September 24th, 2012

    While it is sure to warm up again very soon, let this chilly morning serve as a reminder to make sure your child’s extra clothes in their classroom “cubby” are weather appropriate.  Enjoy the glorious Autumn weather!

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    Back to School Night Recap

    Posted on Friday, September 21st, 2012

    Thank you to all of the parents who came out to our 2012-2013 Back to School Night.  Special thanks go to the MANJ PA for all of their help and support and to the teachers and staff for making this event a success.  There is still time to sign up for the Teacher Fun Days.  Click here for more Teacher Fun Day details: http://www.acad.info/manj-ftp/PA/Teacher%20Fun%20Days%202012.pdf

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    Back To School Night

    Posted on Thursday, September 20th, 2012

    Back to School Night will begin promptly at 7:00pm this evening in the Great Room on the 3rd floor with welcome remarks and introductions by Mrs. Ellen Fox and MANJ PA Chair, Wendy McCarty, and Co-Chair, Wendy Amato.  Following will be the individual classroom tours and meetings with your child’s teacher.  Parents Association information displays and “Teacher Fun Day” details and sign-ups will be located in the school’s new Grand Entrance.

     

    Reminder: Back to School Night is for parents only.  Due Read More

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    Tomorrow night is Back to School Night at MANJ

    Posted on Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

    The teachers, staff and Parent Association volunteers have been hard at work getting ready for tomorrow night’s Back to School night. New this year, you can sign up your child for one of the many exciting “Teacher Fun Days”–special outings and events planned by the teachers. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow night from 7:00pm to 8:30pm here at MANJ!

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    News for Tuesday 9/18

    Posted on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

    Yoga’s Elementary (6-9) and Elementary/Middle School (10-15) classes will combine beginning today, Tuesday September 18th, for the rest of this semester session.  Combined class will be held from 3:30-4:15pm in the Great Room.

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    Drama Classes begin today!

    Posted on Friday, September 14th, 2012

    Drama Classes, under the direction of Mr. Barry Moore, begin this afternoon.  It’s not too late if your child would like to join either the ages (5-7) or ages (8-15) class.  Contact Ms. Beverly in the office at 856-461-2121.

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    Yoga Elementary/Middle School (10-15)

    Posted on Thursday, September 13th, 2012

    Yoga classes begin this afternoon at 3:30pm for the Elementary/Middle School (10-15).  It’s not too late to join either the Tuesday Elementary (6-9) or Thursday Elementary/Middle School (10-15) class.  Call Ms. Beverly in the office at 856-461-2121 for more information.

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    Yoga Classes begin today!

    Posted on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

    3:00 – 3:30pm Primary (5+) Yoga

    3:35 – 4:15pm Elementary (6-9) Yoga

    Parents remember to pick-up Primary children from the 3rd floor at 3:30pm; ADM/ECP students will return to class after Yoga.

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    MANJ Golf Academy & Piano

    Posted on Monday, September 10th, 2012

    MANJ Fall Golf Academy begins today at 4:15pm–and what a great day for it!

    Also, the first Piano lessons for the 2012-2013 school year begin this afternoon.

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    Weekly Bulletin

    Posted on Friday, September 7th, 2012

    Be sure to check out the latest edition of the Weekly Bulletin, Volume 48, Issue 1

    If you are a parent and are not receiving the Weekly Bulletin, contact Ms. Beverly in the office at 856-461-2121 or dirofdev@manj.org.

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    Welcome Picnic

    Posted on Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

    Join us Sunday, September 9th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm for our annual Welcome Picnic. This event is for parents, students, alumni, siblings and extended family. Please bring a covered dish (enough to feed your family plus one) and your lawn-chair or picnic blanket. The Parent Association supplies paper goods and beverages as well as charcoal for the grill located in the picnic area.

    We will gather on the back lawn of the school grounds to play some old-fashioned lawn games and Read More

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    September Events:

    Posted on Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

    Monday, September 3rd – School Closed – Labor Day

    Tuesday, September 4th – First Day for Returning Students

    Sunday, September 9th, 4:00pm – 6:00pm – Welcome Picnic

    Thursday, September 20th, 7:00pm – 8:30pm – Back To School Night/Parent Association Meeting

    Sunday, September 23rd – Delran Community Day

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