Ice Cream Social
Every fall, GMA hosts an ice cream social to kick off the school year! We enjoy ice cream while the weather is still warm and we can play outside on the playground. This is a great time to socialize with other GMA families.
Enjoy a night with your family and ALL your friends with a special screening of one of the latest family friendly adventures on the big screen ~ right in the Grace Montessori Academy Center! Light snacks are available for sale. Dress in your pajamas, bring a blanket, and settle in for an evening of fun!
There is a small entrance fee. All funds go directly to support GMA students and classrooms.
The Maze at Grandpa’s Farm Fall Field Trip
Every October, all students at GMA attend a field trip to The Maize at Grandpa’s Farm for a fun morning of activities and picking a pumpkin.
We observe Thanksgiving in a variety of ways at GMA. One of those is a Thanksgiving Feast. This is a wonderful community experience as our Elementary and Middle School students help cook and serve to the student body.
In December, we host a Christmas Program where all classes sing Christmas songs to the families of GMA, followed by a dessert reception.
Middle School Small Business
Having a small business is part of the Middle School program at GMA. One of their businesses is “Hot Lunch Day”. Middle School student manage food orders, receipt of money, serving lunches and deciding what they will do with their profits.
Show off your style and your moves at the annual GMA Valentine’s Dance. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the groove set by upbeat DJ music with all your friends, and remember the night with couple or group pictures with the on-site photographer.
Open to the public – so be sure to bring your extended family and friends to join in on the fun! There is a small entrance fee. All funds go directly to support GMA students and classrooms.
Valentine’s Day is celebrated in each classroom. Children create a handmade Valentine’s Bag in class. They also create Valentine cards at home and share them at school.
Valentines/St. Patricks Party
PGM hosts a party at school for all students. Each year, we rotate between Valentines or St. Patrick”s Day. At this event, stations are created throughout the building and classes split up into groups to rotate to the different stations.
Alberta Bair Spring Field Trip
Every Spring, students attend a play at Alberta Bair as a field trip. Plays are chosen based on the age group.
Elementary students prepare experiments and reports for the annual Science Expo. Their process includes explaining the intended experiment, hypothesis, materials, and probable procedure.
This event is free and open to the public. Tickets for games, light snacks and raffle tickets are available at affordable prices for the whole family.
At year’s end, GMA celebrate those students who are graduating!