MVMPCS Updates – 4/13/21

In MVM eNews,


Principal's Update - Click here to read the most recent update from Amy Dorman.

Spring Picture Days - Spring Picture Days will be Monday, April 19 and Thursday, April 22. Hybrid students will have their pictures taken beginning at 9am. Virtual students must sign up for a time slot (one per student) on one of the links provided via email on April 7. Please call the office with any questions.

April Virtual Parent Engagement - All are invited to join a Virtual Parent Engagement Session with Montessori Specialist Amanda Bodden on Wednesday, April 21 from 10-11am. The meet link will be sent via eNews.

April Materials Distribution - Our next Materials Distribution for virtual students will be Wednesday, April 21 from 1-4pm. Materials will be left under the awning for contactless pick up. Please remember to wear masks and practice social distancing with other families. You may drop off any books or other materials that need to be returned to school in the bins provided by the Hospitality Committee. Please note: materials for hybrid students will be sent home with the students. 

High School Expansion Proposal FAQ - Please click here to read a FAQ prepared by the High School Expansion team.

FCPS Calendar Update - If no additional inclement weather or emergency closures are needed, Frederick County Public Schools students will have their final day of instruction in the 2020-21 school year on Thursday, June 17. The last day of school for teachers will be Friday, June 18. Students will be dismissed 2 hours early on Thursday, June 17.


Community Carry Outs - Order carry out for your family, and support our school!

  • On Tuesday April 20, order MOD Pizza (Westview Promenade) to support our school! Mention MMCI/ MVMPCS at checkout, or enter unique code GR181759M online. Remaining dates for MOD Pizza: May 4, May 18, June 1. Please note: there is a unique code for each MOD carry out. 
  • On Tuesday, May 11 and Tuesday, May 25, from 4-9pm, order Casa Rico (1399 West Patrick St.) to support our school! Mention MMCI/MVMPCS at checkout.

2021 Virtual Variety Show - Join us on  Friday, April 23 at 7pm for the 2021 MVMPCS Virtual Variety Show, hosted by the Dapper DJ!  Contact with any questions, or to volunteer to help out with this virtual event. 

Teacher Appreciation Week - Save the Date for Teacher Appreciation Week, May 3-7, 2021. Details to come!

Tree Trekkers Ticket Pre-Sale - Just over 2 weeks left! Purchase discounted pre-sale tickets to Tree Trekkers through MMCI, and a portion of sales will benefit the MVMPCS School Fund! Purchase your tickets through April 30 for use anytime during the 2021 Tree Trekkers season! Click here to order online! If paying by cash/check delivered to the MMCI Mailbox, please indicate that on the online order form. Contact with any questions.

Thank you, MVM!From March 19-26, 2021, a total of 77 Pay It Forward donations were made to the 2020-21 Annual Fund, distributing an extraordinary 782 acts of kindness throughout our community! Click here for a full summary. Thank you for your support!  #WEAREMVM

Volunteer CommitteeHave you given your time this year, but haven't logged your hours? Now is the time! Please remember to log your hours here

2020-21 Yearbook - Think SPRING, and send us your photos! Email .jpg files to Thank you!

MMCI BOT Updates

Our next regular Virtual MMCI Board of Trustees Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 28 at 7pm. Past minutes can be found here. A link to join the virtual meeting will be sent out via ENEWS.

GC Business

Special Voting Meeting - The MVM GC will hold a Special Voting Meeting on Monday, April 19 at 6:30pm, to discuss and vote on the High School Expansion Proposal. The meeting will be virtual. Please click here for more details, including information on how to provide a Community Comment.

Our next regular Virtual Governing Council Meeting will be held on Monday, May 3 at 6:30pm. The link to join the virtual meeting will be sent out via ENEWS.


FREE Meals – FCPS will be distributing "to-go" breakfast, lunch and dinner from 11am-1pm on WEDNESDAYS ONLY.  These meals are enough for all seven days of the week. Distribution sites will be at two locations:

  *   Discovery Shopping Center Parking Lot, 8425 Woodsboro Pike, Walkersville
  *   Frederick Shopping Center Parking Lot, 1305 W. 7th Street, Frederick

Blessings In A Backpack – Please note: distribution locations have changed. Blessings in a Backpack bags will be available for any child 18 or younger on Fridays from 11 am to 1 pm, now at the following locations only: Brunswick ES, Centerville ES, Lincoln ES, Monocacy ES, Myersville Library, Spring Ridge ES, Sugarloaf ES, Twin Ridge ES, Waverley ES, Whittier ES. MVMPCS families are welcome at any of these locations.

Frederick County GIS Food Distribution Public WebApp - Frederick organizations combined forces and created this valuable resource to help community members easily find food distribution sites.