MSM Newsletter, September 1, Issue 1
September, 1st, Issue 1
Dear Families,
we are starting our 9th school year!
In this newsletter you will find out about after classes activities and updates have been made over this summer. Please find the links on the new menu and additional classes schedule below.

Additional Classes
From next week on we open additional classes for Casa dei Bambini and Elementary children. Please find the schedule here and brief description below.
All activitis start at 3:45 and finish at 4:45. Places are limited.
Laboratory
Our new laboratory guide Elena Medvedeva will now be in charge of the laboratory. Monday through Friday from 3:45 to 4:45 she welcomes children from our Casa and Elementary programs.
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Vi-Art
This is a complex program of health preserving technologies, development of physical, intellectual and creative needs of a child. Please note that your child should have special clothing to be able to participate in these classes.

Come to meet the teacher Valentina Vareneva 10 minutes before the first lesson starts on September, 4th.

Vi-Art will be taking place on Mondays and Wednesdays.
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Gymnastics
More sport into MSM life! Roman from the MosGym Center will be a gymnastics trainer on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
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Piano Class
Ruben uses the method of active games and gives the basic theory in a fun and easy way. He has been teaching at MSM since September, 2016, has pedagogy experience since 2009.
Piano classes will be taking place on Tuedays and Fridays.
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Music Class (Carl Orff Method)
The approach of Carl Orff to early music education can be summed up as Singing, Saying, Dancing, and Playing.
On Mondays and Wednesdays the classes takes place, during which the children acquire fundamental music knowledge and at the same time spend time in a relax and fun manner.
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Dungeons and Dragons
The world famous role-playing game in the fantasy genre that emerged in the 1970s. It has a number of characteristics and features that have had a significant impact on the development of different games around the world.

The game has a Master, who is also the referee and the lead of the game, which does not have a game character, but describes the world and everything that happens in it. The rest of the players control his alter ego - in the game deep role-playing component, starting with the choice of the people, classes, characteristics, skills and equipment, and ending with the character invented biography.

The game is available for Elementary children. The exact days we will announce very soon. But you can sign up your child now.
Go to the schedule
What is New
We have some changes happened over this summer. First of all, the teacher from Toddler class Alexandra Shudibil has left the school for personal reason. We thank her for the wonderful year and the experience she's been sharing and you meet her again in her seminars and workshops!

Also, MSM has rotation in our team. Anastasia Karasevich from Toddler 1 will now work as an assistant in Casa dei Bambini class 2 with Ekaterina and Natalia. Uliana Legkaya from Casa dei Bambini 1 will be supporting Toddler 1 Julia Elmanova's class for the following year.

We have a new member of staff - Svetlana Miadzel, who has been working along with miss Snyder since May 2017.
Don't miss out
Orientation Meeting for Elementary Parents

September, 9th
11 am - 12 pm
This is a meeting for all Elementary families.
Orientation Evening for Casa dei Bambini Parents

September, 28th
4 pm - 5 pm
We highly recommend all Casa dei Bambini families to be present at this meeting. Come and find out how Montessori method works. We will discuss all kind of topics that affect both classes.
September, 30th
11 am - 2 pm
International Potluck Picknic
We welcome all families for celebration of the new school year, which will take place on the territory of residence Volynskaya Usadba. Everyone, feel free to bring home made national food.
Nutrition Policy
We kindly ask you to remember these rules:
Chocolate and nuts for birthday celebrations are not allowed. Please, contact the office to clarify what can be brought.
Chocolate and nuts for snacks are not allowed. Please, contact the office to clarify what can be given to your child for snack.
Provide your child with home made food in case they don't eat school lunches (we provide healthy food on everyday basis).
Please download the Lunch Menu for all programs here
Download the Menu
Coffee Morning
September, 14th
9:15 - 11:00 am
We welcome all families at our Meet & Greet Coffee Morning. Please, come, if you have any questions or ideas to share, find out the information about main events annually going on at MSM, dress code for children, etc.