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Troy Schoolhouse Montessori Academy Open House April 13th.

We are very proud to announce that Troy Schoolhouse Montessori Academy will be hosting an open house on Sunday, April 13th.  The time for the open house will be from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Schoolhouse Montessori Academy is located at 3305 Crooks road just west of Big Beaver. All lead teachers will be present on this day, you are welcome to visit us and find out about our school. Children are welcome to visit, light refreshment will be served, and face painting artist will be present as well. So come out and have a little fun while checking out your child’s future learning center. Contact us at 248-649-6149 for further questions.

Troy Schoolhouse Montessori Academy

Troy schoolhouse Montessori Academy will be closed, for Spring Break from April 7th through April11th. School resumes April 14th. However, the office will be open from 8:00am to 4:00PM. If you are a new family, and would like to take a private tour please contact us at 248-649-6149. Open registration continues now until October 31st for the school year 2014-2015. However, spaces are limited if you are interested we encourage you to contact and visit us.

Web Hugs News for ALL Locations

Web Hugs News!

We are very pleased to announce that Web Hugs is about to get much easier for everyone to access!  We know how valuable Web Hugs is to our families so we have done our homework.  We are in the process of changing all of the cameras in all three schools to give you better access, no matter where you are! 

 

Can I use my phone now?

 Yes!!  The most exciting part about this is that the new cameras will now work on iPhones, iPads, Android devices and much more.  This will benefit so many families that are on the go and want to be able to “check in” while away from home.  These cameras will now work with Google Chrome, Apple Safari or Mozilla Firefox.  It is important to know that as of right now, these new cameras do not work with Internet Explorer.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but you can download Google Chrome, Apple Safari, or Mozilla Firefox for free. 

Which devices and platforms have been tested?

 The following platforms have been tested and work with the new cameras:

*        Google Chrome on Windows, Mac, and Android operating systems.

*        Apple Safari on Windows, Mac, and iOS (iPhone, iPad, & iPod) operating systems. (Please note, the new cameras do not work on iOS if you use the Google Chrome browser APP.)

*        Mozilla Firefox on Windows and Mac operating systems.

Please note that we have yet to test the new cameras on Blackberry OS and Windows Mobile OS.  It is likely that the cameras will work on both these platforms though.  Let us know if you have tested this and then we can inform other families.

Please let us know if you have any questions!

Farmington Hills-SMA Mid Winter Break

This year, the winter weather has been exceptionally cold and the record low temperatures have forced many schools to close down for more days than any other time in recent history.  As a result, this has been very disruptive to the families of our schools.

Since Schoolhouse began, we have followed the public school district when it has come to school closings and delayed starting times for a variety of reasons.  This year we did not want to cause further disruption and confusion by not following the local district closures. However, this year has brought to light that this is no longer a good policy for our families.  Therefore beginning the 2014-15 school year, Schoolhouse will no longer follow the local district closures but instead make closure and/or delayed start decisions on a case by case basis as we determine it will best meets the needs and safety concerns of our families and staff.  Therefore it will be important to note, your local Schoolhouse Montessori Academy will only be closed if it is listed on the news stations (e.g. www.clickondetroit.com/weather/closings) and to disregard any local district closures. 

Further, to help alleviate the burden these closures have caused, Schoolhouse has decided to cancel the local mid-winter breaks for each school – please refer to your Schoolhouse Montessori location’s calendar for these dates.  Schoolhouse typically offers child care during this break at an additional cost, however this year we will not be charging families and will treat these days as normal school days to help make up for the days closed due to weather and to ensure students receive any missed curriculum for the closures. Any families who have already signed up and paid for mid-winter care will be refunded or have the payment credited to their remaining balance if they wish. If you have already planned vacation for these dates, please do not change or cancel your plans. 

We sincerely hope that this will help our families this year and in the future if there are more winters ahead like this one. 

Sincerely,
Schoolhouse Learning Communities

Canton-SMA Mid Winter Break

This year, the winter weather has been exceptionally cold and the record low temperatures have forced many schools to close down for more days than any other time in recent history.  As a result, this has been very disruptive to the families of our schools.

Since Schoolhouse began, we have followed the public school district when it has come to school closings and delayed starting times for a variety of reasons.  This year we did not want to cause further disruption and confusion by not following the local district closures. However, this year has brought to light that this is no longer a good policy for our families.  Therefore beginning the 2014-15 school year, Schoolhouse will no longer follow the local district closures but instead make closure and/or delayed start decisions on a case by case basis as we determine it will best meets the needs and safety concerns of our families and staff.  Therefore it will be important to note, your local Schoolhouse Montessori Academy will only be closed if it is listed on the news stations (e.g. www.clickondetroit.com/weather/closings) and to disregard any local district closures. 

Further, to help alleviate the burden these closures have caused, Schoolhouse has decided to cancel the local mid-winter breaks for each school – please refer to your Schoolhouse Montessori location’s calendar for these dates.  Schoolhouse typically offers child care during this break at an additional cost, however this year we will not be charging families and will treat these days as normal school days to help make up for the days closed due to weather and to ensure students receive any missed curriculum for the closures. Any families who have already signed up and paid for mid-winter care will be refunded or have the payment credited to their remaining balance if they wish. If you have already planned vacation for these dates, please do not change or cancel your plans. 

We sincerely hope that this will help our families this year and in the future if there are more winters ahead like this one. 

Sincerely,
Schoolhouse Learning Communities

Troy-SMA Family Ball

We are hosting the Family Ball on February 21st from 6:00-7:30PM, at Troy Community Center Ball room. We encourage all the families to come out and enjoy the fun. The more families gather the Merrier it will be. Please purchase your tickets at the front desk if you have not done so. The severe weather has kept us all indoors; let’s give up all the electronic gadgets for one evening and get together and mingle. Come enjoy the evening with DANCE, MUSIC (cool DJ for the music), LAUGHTER, FUN, MINGLE, PHOTO BOOTH and LIGHT REFRESHMENTS. We will all dance away the evening.

Valentine’s Day at Troy-Campus

At Troy-campus each classroom will be celebrating Valentine’s Day, in their classrooms.  All the students are asked to bring their own decorated Valentine’s Box as well as cards to pass out to their friends. Everyone is all excited to decorate their boxes and are very proud of their family project.  

Troy-SMA Mid-Winter Break

This year, the winter weather has been exceptionally cold and the record low temperatures have forced many schools to close down for more days than any other time in recent history.  As a result, this has been very disruptive to the families of our schools.

Since Schoolhouse began, we have followed the public school district when it has come to school closings and delayed starting times for a variety of reasons.  This year we did not want to cause further disruption and confusion by not following the local district closures. However, this year has brought to light that this is no longer a good policy for our families.  Therefore beginning the 2014-15 school year, Schoolhouse will no longer follow the local district closures but instead make closure and/or delayed start decisions on a case by case basis as we determine it will best meets the needs and safety concerns of our families and staff.  Therefore it will be important to note, your local Schoolhouse Montessori Academy will only be closed if it is listed on the news stations (e.g. www.clickondetroit.com/weather/closings) and to disregard any local district closures. 

Further, to help alleviate the burden these closures have caused, Schoolhouse has decided to cancel the local mid-winter breaks for each school – please refer to your Schoolhouse Montessori location’s calendar for these dates.  Schoolhouse typically offers child care during this break at an additional cost, however this year we will not be charging families and will treat these days as normal school days to help make up for the days closed due to weather and to ensure students receive any missed curriculum for the closures. Any families who have already signed up and paid for mid-winter care will be refunded or have the payment credited to their remaining balance if they wish. If you have already planned vacation for these dates, please do not change or cancel your plans. 

We sincerely hope that this will help our families this year and in the future if there are more winters ahead like this one. 

Sincerely,
Schoolhouse Learning Communities

Farmington Hills Evening Parent Tour February 20th

The Farmington Hills location will be having an Evening Parent Tour on February 20th, 2014, 5:30-6:30pm. This is a great opportunity for potential families to get more information about Schoolhouse and the programs we offer.  We currently serve children ages 6 weeks to 6 years, including Kindergarten.  You can also obtain information about our future Elementary program.  If you are interested in attending, please call the school and leave your general information.  If you cannot attend on this date, let us know and we would be happy to set up a personal tour with you! 248-539-3378

School Closed Tuesday Jan. 28th, 2014

Due to snow and dangerously cold weather conditions Schoolhouse Montessori Academy-Troy will be closed on Tuesday Jan. 28th, 2014.