Bright Ideas: A School of Light Calling all volunteers for the art show. This year’s art show will be on Thursday, May 24th from 5:30-7:00.  The Curators Club has been hard at work to plan this years exhibition, Bright Ideas: A School of Light. Ms Robbins is looking for community volunteers to help prepare and hang the artwork and monitor the installations on opening night. Volunteer Opportunities Include:  Take home work- typing artist statements on your own time. Saturday, May 19th 9am-12pm. Prepare artwork and boards for hanging.  Donuts and coffee will be provided. Mon-Wed May 21-23 3:30-6:00. Hanging Art Work. May 24th: Opening NightRead More →

You Are Invited! Community Open House – This Friday May 4th Please join us this Friday, May 4th, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. to tour the new wing! The tours will begin in the gymnasium and end with light refreshments in the new cafeteria with stops along the way to showcase the music room, practical life room, classrooms and Middle School. This event is open to our neighboring community, so feel free to invite your Montrose neighbors to take a peek! Find the flyer here. We Need YOUR Help at the Open House! We are opening our doors to the public for a sneak peek at ourRead More →

PTO General Meeting Wednesday 4/25  – 8:15 a.m Early Childhood and Lower El Music Show! – May 1st The Early Childhood and Lower Elementary Music show will be Tuesday May 1 at 6pm. Students should arrive at 5:30pm in their costumes and go to their classrooms. I am looking for volunteers to videotape the show, help backstage and to go get students (runners), since the students will be in their classrooms. It would be fine to go out to watch during your child’s song.  Please sign up to help.  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f45afae29a31-wilson1 Thank you! Mrs. Irwin Online Pledges now live for Wilson Taking Flight Campaign! By now you have received in the mail theRead More →

Spring Music Shows – Details and Volunteer Sign Up! Hi Wilson Family! We just wanted to clarify our upcoming music show dates and details.  The Upper Elementary Music Show is tomorrow, Thursday April 19th at 6pm at Wilson Montessori.  Come enjoy the show on our new gym stage!  Miss Irwin needs some helpers! Please consider taking a shift! Please click HERE to volunteer for a shift!   The Early Childhood and Lower Elementary Music Show has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 1st at 6pm in our new gym.  Look for a Sign-up Genius soon!Read More →

Thank you for everyone that supported the Gala!  We had a totally awesome time!  Just a reminder that gala items can be picked up tomorrow and Wednesday in the community room in the new wing from 7:45 to 8:30 am! Additionally on Thursday the 19th, there will be pick up from 5:30 to 6:30. Please get your items! Thanks so much for the wonderful support! Upper Elementary Music Show this Thursday the 19th at 6pm The Upper Elementary Music Show is Thursday April 19th at 6pm at Wilson Montessori.  Come enjoy the show on our new gym stage!  Miss Irwin needs some helpers! Please considerRead More →

LAST MINUTE GALA INFORMATION REMEMBER TO COME DRESSED IN YOUR BEST 80’s FASHION! When and Where: April 14th from 6:30 PM – 2:00 A.M., LIVE auction is from 8:30-9:00 P.M. *Drawing winners will be chosen at 9:05 P.M., and silent auction ends at 9:30 P.M. at NUMBERS Night Club located at 300 Westheimer. Cost: Pre-Sale Gala Event Tickets are $50/per person, $60/person at the door. *You will no longer be able to purchase Gala Event Tickets, Drawing Tickets or Childcare through the Gala website after 3:00 P.M. on Friday, April 13th . From 3:00 P.M. on, tickets will need to be purchased at NUMBERS Night Club when theRead More →

LESS THAN TWO WEEKS UNTIL THE GALA!  BUY YOUR ADVANCE TICKETS TODAY! Wilson Montessori’s Totally 80’s Annual Gala is less than two weeks away!! It’s important that you purchase your Event Tickets NOW. We need a headcount for catering. We also need an accurate headcount for YMCA childcare. Advanced purchase YMCA childcare is $35/child. Childcare is on a first-come-first-serve basis, and spaces are limited. Event tickets, drawing tickets and childcare can be purchased at: tinyurl.com/wilsondrawing. To encourage ticket sales, if you purchase or have already purchased your Gala Event Tickets by midnight this Thursday, April 5th, you will be entered into a contest to win 10Read More →

TONIGHT!! Your PTO Presents: Community Meeting with HISD’s Mark Smith – Chief Student Support Officer  – March 28th at 6:30 PM *CORRECTION TO PREVIOUS POST: ANNE SUNG WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ATTEND Please join the PTO and welcome HISD’s Chief Student Support Officer Mark Smith for a Community Information Meeting.  This meeting is for the benefit off all HISD parents and family members but will greatly benefit our magnet families.  Topics that will be discussed include upcoming changes in the magnet funding, administration changes and other important district related information.  This meeting will be open to your questions concerning the current state of affairs.  This meetingRead More →

Please join us at one of our upcoming Wilson Taking Flight info sessions! With moving day finally here, it’s time to start raising the funds for the materials and teacher training needed to open the new classrooms. These info sessions will be a great opportunity for you to learn about the goals and timeline of the Wilson Taking Flight building fund, ask questions, see sample tiles for the Spirit of Wilson mosaic wall, and socialize with other families in the Wilson community. FRI 03/23 @ 10A – brunch hosted by Christine Soderstrom SAT 03/24 @ 4P – family-friendly playdate hosted by Kim Winstom and J.D. Baumgartner ClickRead More →

Your PTO Presents: Community Meeting with HISD’s Mark Smith – Chief Student Support Officer with an appearance by Trustee Anne Sung March 28th at 6:30 PM Please join the PTO and welcome HISD’s Chief Student Support Officer Mark Smith with an appearance by Trustee Anne Sung for a Community Information Meeting.  This meeting is for the benefit off all HISD parents and family members but will greatly benefit our magnet families.  Topics that will be discussed include upcoming changes in the magnet funding, administration changes and other important district related information.  This meeting will be open to your questions concerning the current state of affairs.  ThisRead More →

We need YOUR help to make the Gala a Success.  Here are ways to help: Download and print these 4-up tickets.  They are designed so that you can print them out and cut 4 from a page.  Pass these out to your friends, family and neighbors so they can purchase tickets for the drawings! If you would rather have a single page flyer, you can download that here. Read/download the letter below and let us know if you have any connections with any of these businesses. Do you own a business or have something that you would like to donate?  Types of things are areRead More →

PTO board meeting at 8:15 in auditorium – Wednesday February 27th Tie-Dye shirts Begins this week!  We will be tie-dying in art class from Feb 28-March 7.  We need parent volunteers to make the process smooth and fun!  Please sign up by contacting Ms. Robbins rrobbin2@houstonisd.org or at the front office or at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f4aaaa928a1f49-tiedye.    All volunteers must be V.I.P.s certified. Tie-Dye is permanent and will not wash out of shoes or clothes.  Please be aware of this as your student dresses for school on their art day between Feb 28-March 7. It is not a free dress day, uniforms are required. Your child’s shirt will be returned with washing instructions.  Please follow themRead More →

Wilson Family Camping Trip! THIS WEEKEND! Join us for the annual Wilson Family Camping Trip the weekend of February 23-25.  The location this year is Huntsville State Park.  The cost is $30 for 2 nights or $20 for one night.  This fee covers space for one tent and up to six people. The park charges parking fees and $5/day fee per person payable upon entry.  Children 12 and under are free.  Bring your camping gear and aa dish to share at the potluck dinner on Saturday evening.  If you can’t spend the night, please join us for the day and the potluck dinner! Green registrationRead More →

Wilson Family Camping Trip! Reserve your spot online! February 23-25 Join us for the annual Wilson Family Camping Trip the weekend of February 23-25.  The location this year is Huntsville State Park.  The cost is $30 for 2 nights or $20 for one night.  This fee covers space for one tent and up to six people. The park charges parking fees and $5/day fee per person payable upon entry.  Children 12 and under are free.  Bring your camping gear and aa dish to share at the potluck dinner on Saturday evening.  If you can’t spend the night, please join us for the day and theRead More →

Family Dance benefiting Middle School – February 10th LOVE is LOVE and LOVE Makes a Family! Come and celebrate what makes your family beautiful at this Valentine’s fundraiser for Wilson Montessori Middle School (WMMS) sponsored by Wilson Families United (www.wilsonfamilies.us) Open to the community! Limited tickets for purchase!  Click here to purchase advance tickets! Tickets $5 per person in advance or in front of Wilson Montessori School (2100 Yupon) 7:45 am to 8:15 am and 2:45 pm to 3:30 pm beginning Thursday and Friday 2/1 and 2/2. $8 at the door dependent upon ticket availability the day of the event.  Click HERE for more details. Wilson Family Camping Trip! February 23-25 Join us forRead More →

Friends of Montessori Open Meeting – TONIGHT! Come to the FOM open meeting on tonight, January 29th at 6:30pm at Waltrip High School. Come learn how you can help advocate for our school and our children! We need your voice and your support!  As parents of students Public Montessori students, YOU are part of the Friends of Montessori! Please join us! PTO meeting @6:30 pm in the auditorium – January 31st Join us for a PTO Board Meeting Wednesday, January 31st at 6:30 pm in the auditorium. Childcare is provided by YMCA. Fabulous First Friday Free Dress – February 2nd Students are welcome to wear free dress, Friday February 2nd. Read More →

Successful “Stock the Wine Cellar Party” Thank you to all the Wilson Montessori Parents and Friends who were able to generously contribute to the Stock the Wine Cellar Gala Raffle Prize! Raffle tickets will be available for purchase Monday, March 5th on our Gala Website ! The drawing for the raffle will be at Wilson’s Totally 80’s Annual Gala on Saturday, April 14th. Save the Date for the next Parties! Beth Bonnette will host a party on Saturday, February 17th , 2018 at 7:00 pm to gather local restaurant gift cards that will be used for the “Date Night” raffle prize. Each couple will bring a gift card in theRead More →

Gala Raffle Wine Party – January 20th This party promises to be a great time! It will also give you the opportunity to meet fellow parents while supporting Wilson.  Spaces are limited, so sign up now!  To sign up, please click HERE. Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 7:00pm. Each couple that signs up to attend, should bring a bottle of wine valued at $50 or more to donate to the raffle and one bottle of any value to drink at the party for admission into the party. The wine donated at the Hinojosa’s event will be used for the “Wine Cellar” raffle prize. Wilson PTO is partnering withRead More →