Moments and Memories – TVM Photo Galleries
Twilight Turkey Trot 2011
It is almost impossible to describe the palpable energy before a foot race. The scene: sun sinking low over the bay at Founder's Park. Runners, from 7 -70 lining up for the start of the 5k, fans and supporters of TVM there to cheer them on, and the watch them dash off into the sunset. What a joyful funraiser! The annuaevent raises funds for TVM, MARC House and Burton Memorial Food Pantry.
Art Under the Stars 2011
WOW! We are so proud of our students for creating such beautiful works of art with mentor Pasta Pantaleo and TVM art teacher Diana McGuirk-Hille. They are all stars! All ten paintings for sale were sold and the event raised more than $5,000. The proceeds benefit the TVM art program.
World Series by the Bay
WSBTB—What a wonderful evening! We all gathered at marker 88 to watch some awesome baseball and raise money for TVM.
Our profound thanks to Doug and Jodi Mientkiewicz for their generosity in hosting this event and for the wonderful array of donated sports memorabilia. We raised $20,000!!!Many thanks also to Marker 88 for their support and for providing a wonderful backdrop and delicious hors d' oeurves for the happy crowd.
Check out the great time we had!
Art Prive' – "Recycled Master Pieces" 2010-2011
Art Privé—now in it's 5th year-is the result of collaboration between ten Treasure Village Montessori students and master artist Stacie Krupa. Each student worked one-on-one with Ms. Krupa to create a painting, and also with their TVM art teacher Diana McGuirk-Hille. The art is then auctioned at a fabulous dinner gala. This year we raised more money for our M.A.P.S program than in the event's history. The Masterpieces they created are amazing! Check out Ms. Krupa's work at Stacie Krupa Studio Gallery of Art.
Art with "Pasta"
Art with Pasta is one of two collaborative programs that combine well known and talented Florida keys-based artists with our Montessori school students of all ages and abilities. Last year the theme was Hippie Day. The goal of this program is to expose students to a range of techniques and skills, then to produce art and follow the path a piece of art takes into the business arena. Reproduction, framing, pricing and marketing all contribute and play a role in the success of many artists. Artist Roberto "Pasta" Pantaleo says the other goals are simply to have some fun and teach students they all have artistic abilities. Their smiles attest to that! Visit Pasta's Signature Gallery
Field Trips & Adventures
Treasure Village Montessori Field trips act as extensions of the regular classroom and often happen on a monthly basis at every grade level from VPK through Middle school. Sure they're a blast— but Field Trips also promote team building and give opportunities to put communication and etiquette skills to practice while learning about curriculum related topics. Some of the 2010-2011 school year adventures chronicled in our slide show included a trip to Washington DC for the 5th grade class; Peace River Trip for Middle School classes; St Augustine Field Trip for 3rd grade; Martini Party for Treasure Village Montessori staff and parent; a Key West Historical Tour for grades 2 and 3, and many more.
Party Book Fundraising Events 2010-2011
Party Book Events are designed primarily as Montessori school fundraisers for special initiatives and to offset general expenses for the school. They also have a social purpose as a wonderful opportunity for the many populations with in our school to interact in a playful environment. Party Book events include a host of themes from our Turkey Trot, Renaissance Festival, Principal's Sleepover, and more. Event prices range from "family friendly", $20. up to "night on the town",$100 per person. If a picture worth a thousand words you'll see that Treasure Village Montessori school events are diverse.Themes focus on everything from students of particular ages, to family friendly, women or men only, and adult only events. Let's party.
Physical Education at Founders Park
PE, for 4th grade elementary school students through 8th grade middle school students, takes place every Friday throughout the school year at Founders Park. The state of Florida requires a minimum of 150 minutes a week of physical education activity. Treasure Village Montessori organizes and implements a variety of sports with the goal of team building, skill building and to encourage participation in a sport in secondary education. Year after year, students hone skills in various sports including sailing, swimming, tennis, lacrosse, soccer and baseball. Ballroom dancing is also looking for a component in the program, teaching students much needed social skills and etiquette.
School Spirit & Treasure Village Montessori Student Council 2010-2011
School spirit days are organized by the Treasure Village Montessori student council to encourage school spirit. The Junior Student Council made up of students in grades 4-5, and Senior Student Council made up of students in middle school grades are set at the start of the school year. Elected members' goal is to promote school spirit and keeping members of student body informed through monthly meetings and school happenings. They sponsor school dances and raise funds through school spirit days such as Hat Day, Pajama Day and Sports Team Day to support important causes or supply items for Treasure Village Montessori such as playground balls.
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