Early Dismissal – Friday, September 21, 2018 Time 12:30PM Due to previous rainy weather conditions, the Wilson Garden Work Day has been rescheduled.  The new garden work date will be Saturday, October 13th from 9:00-12:00 am. START WITH A BANG! We are looking forward to a great 2018-19 year at Wilson Montessori, and WE NEED YOUR HELP! The Wilson Montessori PTO plays a critical role in the education of our students by funding important aspects of their educational experience at Wilson. For more information and to donate online click HERE! DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, SWAB KICK OFF PARTY POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Wilson Family Campout! Wilson PTO Family Camping Weekend! OctoberRead More →

START WITH A BANG! We are looking forward to a great 2018-19 year at Wilson Montessori, and WE NEED YOUR HELP! The Wilson Montessori PTO plays a critical role in the education of our students by funding important aspects of their educational experience at Wilson. For more information and to donate online click HERE! DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, SWAB KICK OFF PARTY POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Wilson Family Campout! Wilson PTO Family Camping Weekend! October 5-7, 2018 Come for the one night, both nights, or just for the day on Saturday and enjoy the potluck! Who: YOU! The parents, students, and staff of Wilson Montessori. What: Wilson’s PTORead More →

START WITH A BANG! We are looking forward to a great 2018-19 year at Wilson Montessori, and WE NEED YOUR HELP! The Wilson Montessori PTO plays a critical role in the education of our students by funding important aspects of their educational experience at Wilson. For more information and to donate online click HERE! Also, please make sure to join us at our SWAB kick-off party on September 16th at the home of Hannah and David Jans!  Come join the Wilson community for a Start with a Bang Fundraising Party.  Please bring a food and drink to share….don’t forget your wallet! See Facebook event for more details! Open House and Parent OrientationRead More →

Welcome Back to School!  Welcome Back to School! This upcoming school year is sure to be filled with many exciting experiences for you and your child.  There are many ways to be involved and the quickest way to get to know your school is to volunteer. We hope that you will take the time to find out where your talents would be most helpful. Please take a minute to download and review our Parent Handbook.  We hope that this “Unofficial Parent Guide” will help you get a great start to your year at Wilson. We are so happy you are a part of our community and we look forwardRead More →

How can I lend a hand? Register now for VIPS Dear Wilson Family! The procedure to get VIPS approved has changed as of July. Wilson’s front office is no longer able to copy perspective volunteers’ drivers licenses for VIPS approval. Just a reminder that VIPS approval needs to happen every year. The process is now completely and exclusively electronic. The typical turnaround time is a week to two weeks. We encourage each of you to complete this process now because you won’t be allowed on campus after 8:30 am (other than the Boo Hoo Breakfast) until you are VIPS approved. CLICK HERE to apply online!Read More →

New Before and After School Care for 2018-2019 Wilson Montessori is excited to introduce you to our new before and after school program, Little Heroes! As the new school hours for Wilson Montessori will be 8:30am-3:50pm, the school has partnered with this local program to offer before and after school care.  The YMCA will no longer be on site. Registration is now open on campus or online. Click here for more information in English.  Click here for more information in Spanish. For questions please call the school directly at 713-942-1470 or email Mrs. BonnetteRead More →

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 →