MVMPCS Updates – 11/10/20

In MVM eNews,


Spirit Week - Spirit Week is coming, November 16-20. Join in the fun, planned by our Middle School students! Click here for details.

2020-21 Parent Handbook - Our 2020-21 Parent Handbook and a special Addendum for the current semester of Virtual Learning is available here

December Virtual Parent Engagement & Community Coffee - Save the date for a Montessori Parent Engagement session and Virtual Community Coffee on Wednesday, December 2 from 10-11:30am. The meeting link will be sent out via eNews.

December Montessori Materials Distribution - Mark your calendars for our next Materials Distribution, Wednesday, December 2 from 1-4pm at MVM. Please click here for more information.


Fall Bookfair - We are thrilled to announce that our 2020 Virtual Fall Scholastic Book Fair will begin next week, Tuesday, November 17, and run through Monday, November 30 (Cybermonday). All sales will be online and shipped direct to you. More details here!

Meerkat Pulse Mini-Survey - Now that we've settled into our virtual semester, what methods of Communication and Connection are working best for you? Please take a few minutes to respond to our most recent Meerkat Pulse here; the deadline is tomorrow, Wednesday, November 11!

November Volunteer Needs – Your time and talents are so appreciated, and so needed, this year at MVM. There are plenty of ways to Get Involved! Click here for a recap of our current volunteer needs, and here to view our 2020 Volunteer Fair Presentation. Reach out to our Volunteer Committee with any questions!

2020-21 Annual Fund - Our 2020-21 Annual Fund Campaign is gearing up for the next phase! Our goal is 100% participation. Click here to pledge your support today!

Yearbook Updates - If you haven't picked up your 2019-20 Yearbook, please call Ms. Renee in the office at 240-236-6100 to make an appointment. Also, there are still a few 2019-20 Yearbooks available for purchase! Please call the office for details.

Amazon Smile - It's easy to donate money back to MMCI when you shop through Amazon Smile! Sign up here.

MMCI BOT Updates

Our Virtual 2020 MMCI Annual Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 18 at 7pm. Please click here for more information, including the Annual Meeting Guide for MVM. 

How to vote:

  1. Early Online Voting - Early voting began on Wednesday, November 4. Instructions were emailed to every family using your lottery registration email address. Please check other folders (spam, junk, promotions) or email if you don't see the email, or have any questions. Early voting goes through the start of the Annual Meeting: Wednesday, November 18 at 7pm.
  2. 24 hour Voting Window - After live floor nominations take place at the Annual Meeting, online voting will reopen, and will remain open for an additional 24 hours.

    Please note: In order for our annual election to count we must reach quorum, so it is important for all members to vote!  

Our next regular Virtual MMCI Board of Trustees Meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 16 at 7pm. Past minutes can be found here. A link to join the virtual meeting will be sent out via ENEWS.

GC Business

Volunteer Spotlight - This month the GC would like to highlight and say thank you to two of our dedicated volunteers: Meg DeGuzman and Lindsay Bitto.

Our next Virtual Governing Council Meeting will be held on Monday, December 7 at 6:30pm. A link to join the virtual meeting will be sent out via ENEWS.


FREE Breakfast and Lunch – FCPS will provide FREE to-go breakfasts and lunches for all children 18 and younger at 34 sites throughout the county. Click here for details.

Blessings In A BackpackDistribution is every Friday from 11am-1pm. MVM families may pick up at any of the BIAB school or community sites.