Aug
14
9:00 AM09:00

Health Appraisal, Immunization Form, & Insurance Card Copy Due

Health Appraisal, Immunization Forms, & Copy of Insurance Card Due by August 14th, 2019. Please download the Health Appraisal Form and take it to the doctor, if your child is due for a visit. The top portion must be filled out by a parent and returned, even if your child is not due for a physical. Also, you will need to submit a copy of your child’s Immunization Records or an Exemption Form and a copy of their Insurance Card.

You will not be permitted to attend school until these forms are received. If you need to schedule your appointment later, due to insurance timing, please notify the office of your appointment date.

Click Health Appraisal to download form.

Click here for information regarding Immunization Requirements.

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Aug
15
9:00 AM09:00

Campus Clean-Up

We're working hard to get the classrooms ready, but could really use all of your help!  Please come by I St or E St campuses and work for a shift to help us beautify our school for another great year!  More details to come.

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Aug
19
8:00 AM08:00

Student Orientation

TODDLERS:

Your teachers will reach out to you with more information.

CHILDREN'S HOUSE:

3-year-olds: 8:00am-10:00am

4-year-olds: 10:15am-12:15pm

Kinders: 1:00pm-3:30pm

E1 (1st-3rd):

9:00am-11:00am

E2 (4th-6th):

9:00am-11:00am

Secondary:

9:00am-11:00am

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Aug
20
8:30 AM08:30

First Day of School!

Welcome back!  The first day of another great year has finally arrived!  We are so looking forward to seeing all the old and new faces of the students.  Drop-off and pick-up times are slightly staggered for your convenience.  See below for details.

TODDLERS

Drop-Off: 8:00-8:15 am

Pick-Up (Half Day): 12:15 pm

Pick-Up (Full Day): 3:30 pm

CHILDREN'S HOUSE

Drop-Off (Full Day & A.M.): 8:00-8:30 am

Pick-Up (A.M): 11:15 am (Extended Day 12:15 pm)

Drop-Off (Half Day Kinders): 11:20 am

Drop-Off (P.M.): 12:15 pm

Pick-Up (Full Day and P.M.): 3:15- 3:30 pm 

E1

Drop-Off: 8:15-8:30 am

Pick-Up: 3:30pm

E2 & SECONDARY

Drop-Off: 8:30-8:45 am

Pick-Up: 3:45 pm

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Sep
30
to Oct 10

Fall Conferences

It's that time of year to come and hear about all of the wonderful things that your student is learning!  Each classroom will distribute sign up forms for individual meeting times.  More info to come.

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Oct
2
8:00 AM08:00

October Count (Very Important Attendance Day!)

Please make every effort to ensure your student's attendance today.  The funding for the school is based on attendance on this one day of the year.  If you have any trips coming up, please avoid this day in your planning.  If you know your child will be absent on this day, please notify the office as soon as possible to make arrangements.  

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Oct
24
9:00 AM09:00

Watch Me Work (E2)

E2:

Please drop in for a glimpse of how the Montessori classroom and materials work!  Come to see your child at work!  We are trying something new this year and asking you to RSVP if you would like to visit the classroom, during the day!  Watch Me Work for the older kids is now from 9-11am.  This is a great opportunity to see the E2 classroom in action.

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Oct
24
4:30 PM16:30

Watch Me Work (E1)

E1:

Please drop in for a glimpse of how the Montessori classroom and materials work!  Your student will be your guide as they demonstrate some of the work that they have been enjoying for the last few months.  This event is open to families of students and is come-and-go at your convenience.  Please make sure to arrive no later than 5:30 pm, allowing your tour to be complete by 6:00 pm.  

 

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Oct
24
4:30 PM16:30

Watch Me Work (CH)

CH:

Please drop in for a glimpse of how the Montessori classroom and materials work!  Your student will be your guide as they demonstrate some of the work that they have been enjoying for the last few months.  This event is open to families of students and is come-and-go at your convenience.  Please make sure to arrive no later than 5:30 pm, allowing your tour to be complete by 6:00 pm.

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Oct
31
10:00 AM10:00

Mystery History! (E1)

One of our favorite events of the year!  The kids work all month, largely at home, on their chosen biographies.  Today is the day that they get to dress up as their chosen historical figure and present their facts, so everyone can guess who they are.  Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.  (E1 and E2 will be staggered so parents with students in both classrooms can attend each event.)

E1:

10-11:30 am

I St Campus

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Oct
31
1:30 PM13:30

Mystery History! (E2)

One of our favorite events of the year!  The kids work all month, largely at home, on their chosen biographies.  Today is the day that they get to dress up as their chosen historical figure and present their facts, so everyone can guess who they are.  Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.  (E1 and E2 will be staggered so parents with students in both classrooms can attend each event.)

E2:

E St Campus

1:30-3:30 pm

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Dec
18
11:00 AM11:00

Holiday Tea

Please join us for this whole school event!  The students from each class will perform and then we will break for tea and cookies before everyone leaves for the Winter Holiday. 

The Holiday Break begins at the conclusion of the Holiday Tea. Enjoy your time off. Wishing you all a fabulous Holiday Season!! Looking forward to seeing you in the New Year!

Toddlers, 3 and 4 year-olds should be picked up from school between 10:30-10:40 am and delivered to the Steamplant by 10:50 am.

K-8 students will be bused to the Steamplant with their belongings.

Performance scheduled to begin at 11:00 am and the event should conclude at 12:30pm.

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Dec
19
to Jan 6

Holiday Break- No School

We hope you all have a wonderful Holiday Break!  Enjoy some down time and we look forward to seeing you all in the New Year!  There will be no school from Thursday, December 19th through Monday, January 6th.  Classes resume on Tuesday, January 7th.

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Feb
3
to Apr 1

Open Enrollment Begins (New Applicants)

Open Enrollment begins today!  Anyone interested in applying to SMCS for the 2020-2021 school year can begin submitting applications today, found here.  All applications received between February 3rd and April 1st will be included in our lottery.  Open enrollment will close on April 1st at 4:00 pm, MST.  All applications received after the April 1st cut-off will be added to our wait list in the order received.  

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Feb
20
9:00 AM09:00

Watch Me Work (E2)

E2:

Parents, please join us for the final E2 Watch Me Work of the year!  Once again, please RSVP if you would like to come watch your student in the classroom, from 9:00-11:00 am.  This is a wonderful time to see your student interacting in the classroom, as they do on a daily basis.  

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Feb
20
4:30 PM16:30

Watch Me Work (CH)

Parents, please join us for the final Watch Me Work of the year!  The kids are always so excited to show off their new skills.  Swing by any time during the event for as long as you would like.  (Please note: you must arrive by 5:30 to allow time for your student to show you around.)

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Feb
20
4:30 PM16:30

Watch Me Work (E1)

Parents, please join us for the final Watch Me Work of the year!  The kids are always so excited to show off their new skills.  Swing by any time during the event for as long as you would like.  (Please note: you must arrive by 5:30 to allow time for your student to show you around.)

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Mar
2
to Mar 16

Intent-to-Return Forms Available

Returning students, Intent-to-Return Forms are available starting today!  Every current student must have a form filled out and returned to our office by Monday, March 16th, 3:00 pm, MST, in order to maintain placement for 2020-21.  This is step one of the re-enrollment paperwork.  Please visit this page to access the form for returning K-8th-grade students and this page for returning Preschool students.  

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Mar
16
8:00 AM08:00

Intent-to-Return Forms DUE TODAY!

Intent-to-Return Forms for 2020-21 due TODAY!  Make sure you have filled out your forms to reserve your space for next year.  Each student must have a form filled out and returned to the office. If we do not receive your form by 3:00 pm today, we will assume that you are not intending to return, and your space may be given away in the lottery.  You can access the forms here:

K-8th Returning Students

Preschool Returning Students

Thank you!

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Apr
1
8:30 AM08:30

All New Student Applications Due Today!

All new families interested in applying for the 2020-21 school year, make sure that we have received your applications by 3:00 pm today!  Every child applying must have an application turned in.  It is free to apply and applications can be found here.  All applications received between February 3rd and April 1st will be included in our lottery on April 8th.  

All applications received after 3:00 pm, MST today will be added to the waitlist in the order that we receive them.  If you have any questions please contact our Registrar, Courtney Landry, at 719-539-4887 or courtney_landry@salidamcs.org

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Apr
8
4:30 PM16:30

SMCS Lottery for New Students

The annual SMCS lottery will be held this afternoon at 4:30, at the I Street location (1040 I Street). We will host a lottery drawing for all applications received between February 3rd and April 1st, 2020. If you have been on our wait list in year’s past, you must re-apply each year to remain on the wait list, by going through the lottery. We will draw names for openings and then create a new wait list where there are no current openings. Attendance is open, but not required for admittance. Please contact the Registrar, Courtney Landry with any questions.

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May
1
to May 15

Re-Enrollment Forms available online

All returning students must have a Re-Enrollment Form submitted to the office by May, 15, 2020 by 3:00 pm, MST. The forms are available on this website here for preschool kids and here for upcoming K-8th-grade students, starting today. As a schoool of choice, you must choose SMCS every year by re-enrolling your student(s). Failure to submit these forms by May 15 will result in loss of placement at SMCS.

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May
15
8:30 AM08:30

Re-Enrollment Forms Due

Re-Enrollment Forms for ALL returning students are due buy 3:00 pm, MST today! As a school of choice, you must choose SMCS and Re-Enroll your child every year. Please visit the below pages for the correct Re-Enrollment Forms. Take note: failure to submit this form on time will result in loss of placement at SMCS. Contact Courtney Landry, Registrar, with any questions.

Re-Enrollment Forms for rising Preschool- Kindergartners

Re-Enrollment Form for rising 1st-8th graders

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May
19
11:00 AM11:00

Plant Sale (& Touch-a-Truck)

The SMCS Annual Plant Sale, in conjunction with the Touch-a-Truck event, is today! Mark your calendar and come on down to get some wonderful plant starts while the kids check out some big trucks!  This joint event is at Marvin Park, West Parking Lot (by the baseball fields). 

What: Plant Sale & Touch a Truck

When: Sunday, May 19

Time: 11:00 am- 1:00 pm

Where: Marvin Park West Parking Lot

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Feb
28
5:00 PM17:00

Middle Ages Cultural Fair (E2)

Please join the E2 students as they display all of their learned stories about the Middle Ages.  This is a fantastic event of theater, discussion, good food, and learning on display.  All are welcome.  (Please note, this is a date and time change from the calendar.)

Ancient Cultural Fair 2019 officially opens at 5:00! The first 30 minutes will be a “gallery walk-through” with boards on display for parents and friends to check out. This will be a whisper time to allow students to share their boards. At the conclusion of the gallery time, student groups will deliver a short presentation to the audience. Finally, we will feast!

Students arrive at 4:30 pm

Event begins at 5:00 pm

Location: Scout Hut

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Feb
26
5:00 PM17:00

Secondary Science Fair!

Please come out for an evening of Science! The Secondary students have been hard at work to create some interesting projects. Join them as their share their discoveries.

Time: 5:00-6:00 pm

When: Tuesday, February 26th

Where: Undercroft of the Church of the Ascension

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Dec
6
5:00 PM17:00

Cultural Fair (E1)

Please join the E1 students for a wonderful evening of Cultural enlightenment.  The kids have spent the last month studying a country, with their partner, and are now ready to present their learning.  The students dress up in traditional clothing from their country and provide food found in the region.  It's a fabulous event that you do not want to miss!

Time: TBD

Location: I Street Campus

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Oct
13
6:00 PM18:00

SMCS Movie Night

Please come for a parent's night out/ movie night hosted by the 6th-grade class.  The movie tonight will be Ferdinand. Enjoy some time away as your children are entertained.  $10 per child, popcorn and movie included with the childcare.  Kids can come in pajamas and bring a blanket and pillow. 

Location: E St Campus (across from the library)

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Sep
22
5:30 PM17:30

SMCS Movie Night

Please come for a parent's night out/ movie night hosted by the 8th-grade class.  Enjoy some time away as your children are entertained.  $10 per child, popcorn and movie included with the childcare.  Kids can come in pajamas and bring a blanket and pillow. (3 years old and up)

Location: E St Campus (across from the library)

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Sep
18
8:30 AM08:30

Picture Day! (no Toddlers)

Say Cheese!  Come to school with your hair brushed, your teeth shining and your favorite outfit, because today is Picture Day!  All students, except Toddlers, will be participating in individual and group photos.  Wiley Middleton will provide forms for ordering, prior to this day.   

Children's House kiddos will take pictures outside at I Street.

E1 kids will be bussed to Alpine Park for pictures.

E2 and Secondary kids will also take pictures in Alpine Park.  

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Aug
1
8:30 AM08:30

Re-Enrollment Forms Due

Re-Enrollment Forms are due today.  Many of you turned in your forms in the spring, but today is the cut-off deadline.  Please make sure all forms are received by our office by 3:30pm today. 

Please note: if you need additional time to complete your medical forms, due to insurance timing, please inform Courtney Landry, in the front office.  

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May
20
11:00 AM11:00

Plant Sale & Touch a Truck

Come on out to purchase some great plant starts to get your garden moving in the right direction!  Your little ones will love to see all of the big trucks, and you can enjoy the plants. Sales for the pant sale benefit SMCS & Children's Discovery Ranch.

When: Sunday, May 20th

Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Where: Marvin Park (the baseball fields)

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Mar
22
to Mar 30

Spring Break!

Spring Fever is upon us and we hope you enjoy your break!  Swim, ski, sleep, whatever you have planned, enjoy it and we will see you for the final stretch when classes resume on Monday, April 2nd!

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Mar
2
to Mar 3

A Night of Poetry

You are all welcome to join the SMCS 7th and 8th graders to share poems, eat, and have fun.  Everyone is welcome to share and listen!  Come on down for a slammin' poetry night! (Full-service appetizer and dinner menu available in a coffee house atmosphere.)

When: Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Time: 6:00-8:30pm (poetry begins at 6:30 pm)

Where: Season's Cafe- 300 West Sackett Avenue

 

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Feb
21
4:15 PM16:15

SMCS New Student Lottery

In the event that we have more applicants than openings, we will hold a lottery for placement.  The lottery will be held at 1040 I Street and is open to the public.  Applicants receiving placement will be called after the lottery and those receiving a space on the wait list will be emailed. 

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Feb
14
8:00 AM08:00

All New Student Applications Due Today!

Important Deadline:  All New Student Applications are due today, by 3:00pm MST, to be considered for the lottery. We need one application for each student applying.  (If you are on our wait list for 2017-18 and wish to be considered for the 2018-19 school year, you must submit a new application.)  Please contact the office at 719-539-4887 for any questions.  Applications can be submitted from the "Enrollment" tab.

All applications received after 3:00pm MST on February 14th will be added to our wait list in the order received.

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Feb
1
4:30 PM16:30

Watch Me Work

One more opportunity to see the new things your kids have been learning since the fall.  Please stop in and see what your child has prepared.  One our favorite events of the year.  (No Toddler Class)

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