Newsletter February 2021

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February 2021
Diamond Bar Montessori Academy
Dates to Remember:
Happy Day of Hearts
*February - Black
We are halfway through the school year! The resilience that our families and
History Month
students have shown has been truly inspiring. We are grateful for the
cooperation and support that the parents have shown during these times.
*February 11 -
The steady decrease in the number of daily new coronavirus cases gives us
Chinese New Year
much hope of returning to some sort of normalcy in our lives, although we
Celebrations
continue to take all measures to prevent the spread of the disease in our
*February 11 -
school and community. Our thoughts and prayers are with our families who
Valentine’s Day
have been affected by the virus.
Celebrations
To complement what the children are learning during this time, we have
planned some fun activities. We will emphasize the importance of kindness,
*February 15 -
compassion, and appreciate the bonds we share. We wish everyone a Happy
Presidents’ Day -
Day of Hearts!
School Closed
February 11 - Valentine’s Snack Celebration
Every February 14, people exchange greeting cards,
candy, flowers, and gifts, all in the name of St.
Valentine. For children, it is a wonderful opportunity
to show appreciation for their friends and the people
they love. We will be celebrating the occasion with a
snack party and the students are encouraged to dress
in red, pink, or purple.
February 11 - Valentine’s Day Card Exchange & Goody
Bags
Our students will exchange Valentine’s Cards and goody bags
on Thursday, February 11, 2021. The following are some
suggested items for the goody bags: pencils, erasers, small
toys, notepads, coloring books, crayons, and other creative
materials. For the safety of our students, we discourage
parents from sending candies in the goody bags. Kindly
contact your child’s teacher if you need more information.
We are looking forward to a fun-filled Valentine’s Day.
Diamond Bar Montessori Academy — 23555 Palomino Drive, Diamond Bar, Ca 91765
T: (909) 396-8747 — H: 6:30 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
February 12 - Chinese New Year Celebrations
Special Lunch Menu for Chinese New Year
Egg Fried Rice
Chinese New Year is a traditional holiday celebrated at
Vegetarian Noodles
the turn of the Chinese calendar. It is a great
Stir-fry Vegetables
opportunity for our students to expand on their
Orange Chicken
knowledge and embrace diversity. We will celebrate
Fortune Cookies
this special occasion and learn more about Chinese
customs and traditions. Additionally, students will
learn about China - its people, geography, and other
interesting facts during the week. Please join us for a
virtual show. The children may also dress in red & gold
colored festive attire on the 12th.
February is Black History Month
Our students will focus this February on learning
about the lives of Black Americans, their history,
heritage, and contributions to our country. We will
celebrate their achievements by learning about
their incredible journey. We hope children will be
February 15 — Presidents’ Day
inspired by the courage, strength, creativity, and
talents of our American heroes.
Presidents’ Day honors all past presidents of the United
States. The third Monday of February has been fittingly
selected to commemorate the birthdays of George
Washington, the first President, and Abraham Lincoln,
the 16th president who dedicated his life to preserving
the Union. The school will be closed on Monday,
February 15 in observance of Presidents’ Day.
Used Book & Educational Toys Donations
Reading to children is one of the most effective
ways for strong cognitive development. Our
Montessori program includes a rigorous reading
program, and our teachers are always in search of
exciting books to read to the class. We strongly
encourage our parents to donate their child’s used
books and educational toys to our class library.
Diamond Bar Montessori Academy — 23555 Palomino Drive, Diamond Bar, Ca 91765
T: (909) 396-8747 — H: 6:30 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
Please Like Us On Facebook!
We are constantly updating our page with
the activities of your children to keep our
parents connected. Follow us on Facebook
at “Diamond Bar Montessori Academy” to
see the exciting academic and co-curricular activities
at our school. Indeed, the school is always a beehive
of activities!
Uniform Donations
We encourage all our parents to donate their child’s
outgrown and gently used uniforms. Kindly
remember that uniforms are mandatory!
Diamond Bar Montessori Academy — 23555 Palomino Drive, Diamond Bar, Ca 91765
T: (909) 396-8747 — H: 6:30 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.

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