MVMPCS Updates – 11/16/20

In MVM eNews,


Spirit Week - This week, November 16-20 is Spirit Week at MVM! Join in the fun, planned by our Middle School students! And remember to send in photos for our yearbook! Click here for details.

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.


Virtual Bookfair - Our 2020 Virtual Fall Scholastic Book Fair starts TOMORROW, Tuesday, November 17, and runs through Monday, November 30 (Cybermonday). All sales will be online and shipped direct to you. Virtual volunteers needed! More details here!

2020-21 Annual Fund - Save the Date for #GivingTuesday, Tuesday, December 1, 2020.  Join us on the global day of giving and pledge your support for MVMPCS!

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!

Graphic Artists Needed - We are searching for a few parent or student artists / graphic designers interested in sharing your talents to create school spirit wear designs! We'd like to get started right away. Please email Fundraising to volunteer!

Yearbook Updates - Calling all yearbook photographers - that's YOU! We are now accepting any and all photos of your Meerkats from the current school year. Don't forget to capture the spirit this Spirit Week! Send to your teachers, or email your .jpg images directly to Yearbook.

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 this 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.