2020-21 School Year Phase 1 Virtual Instruction
Dear Lloyd Barbee Montessori Families,
We are so excited to welcome you back for the 2020-21 school year. We understand that this school year will be very different than any other, but we want to let you know that we are here to support you and your child(ren) throughout the school year. Our school community, along with all Milwaukee Public Schools, will begin the school year with virtual learning. It is important to note that although the start of the school year will start with virtual learning for all students, it will look very different from the online learning that took place at the end of last school year.
We are ready for virtual learning! Our skilled and devoted staff are already planning and preparing for your child(ren)’s return. We are adapting and strengthening our practices, investing in the technology required to provide a quality online academic experience, and working with teachers and school staff to be more effective and active online instructors. In addition, the Barbee staff is working alongside other Montessori educators in MPS to develop a Virtual Plan that will have a consistent schedule that will meet the needs of the individual students without jeopardizing the Montessori practices. There will be other communications with more details on schedules, Chromebook distributions, attendance procedures, grading and evaluations. Our Virtual Plan will be posted on our school website http://www5.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/school/barbee/ after August 14th.
As we return to school, the support and involvement of parents and families will be critical to our students’ success. And we want you to be prepared and ready also. We have created a series of how-to tutorials that will get you set up and ready for virtual learning. You can access all the videos by visiting our Family Tutorials page.
We know you will have questions, and our school community will be prepared to receive your input and provide detailed answers to any concerns you may have this school year. We welcome your feedback and suggestions. Please feel free to contact me directly at (414) 874-5606 or email me at email@example.com. Our summer office hours are from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at (414) 874-5600.
You can also contact Jennifer Lucas, School Support Teacher, at firstname.lastname@example.org or our Parent Coordinator, Charlotte Johnson, at email@example.com. Please contact the office with any questions you may have (414)874-5600.
2020-21 LLOYD BARBEE MONTESSORI SCHOOL CAMP
Limited to 30 Camp Participants
During Phase 1 of MPS 20-21 School Year Camp Information
.If you would like to go online and enroll at Lloyd Barbee Montessori. Enroll through MPS by clicking here. You can also call our school at 414-874-5600 for enrollment help.
What Makes Lloyd Barbee Montessori School Special?
Our curricular program is very special. We follow Maria Montessori’s teachings of individualized instruction in a multi-aged classroom with specialized materials that help students learn concepts in a concrete way. We offer a rigorous curriculum, which enables all students to achieve academically to become critical thinkers and life long learners. Staff, parents and community partners work together to create a learning environment where character development, creativity and high academic achievement are valued.
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Our many community partners offer a variety of experiences to our students.
- Betty Brinn Children’s Museum GOOGLE MAKERS SPACE INITIATIVE
- Bradford Memorial AME
- Brady Foundation
- DaVita Dialysis Shoes the Fit Program
- Green and Healthy Schools
- Growing Minds – Mindfulness
- Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation Lloyd Barbee Montessori Fund
- Milwaukee Public School’s Recreation Department
- Mount Mary Art Therapy Department
- MPS’s Recreation Department Before and After school Child Care
- Partnership for the Arts Program
- UWM Center for Volunteerism
- UWM Peck School of the Arts
- Art Education Department
- Lynden Sculpture Garden