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Mission Statement

Bucks County Montessori Charter School will make an individualized educational experience consistent with Montessori principles available to elementary age students. Montessori principles are based on the philosophy and methodologies of Dr. Maria Montessori who believed that children learn best by doing. In our Montessori school, this goal is accomplished through active pursuit of many different integrated learning experiences: physical, social, emotional, kinesthetic, as well as cognitive. The environment we provide facilitates intellectual, emotional, and social growth, thereby empowering our students to become responsible, confident, and caring global-citizens. Our goal is to enable children to become young adults possessing strong independent and analytical thinking skills, as well as an enduring love and passion for learning.

Summer/August Message

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Dear BCMCS Parents and Families,

We hope that everyone continues to enjoy their summers -- it's hard to believe that there are only a little over 2 weeks remaining of break.

Unlike summer breaks in the past, we have been uncharacteristically busy here at BCMCS, as a number of staff and system changes have taken/continue to take effect. Regarding staff, for those who have yet to have been informed, Ms. Bernheim and the school have decided to go in different directions beginning this upcoming school year, as was mutually agreed upon between her and the school. Ms. Bernheim served many years at BCMCS and we wish her good fortune in all her future endeavors. With her departure, we decided to move Mrs. Grant, who has been a teacher in the LE1 setting for the past three years, into the sole role of the LE1 Lead Position. Mrs. Grant's former teaching position has been filled by Ms. Nicole Amerman, who served as a substitute for Ms. Bernheim during her medical absence last year. Ms. Amerman is a highly qualified teacher who has her PA Teaching Certificate from Penn State University, holding a minor in Special Education. Continuing with this continuity theme, we have retained Mrs. Krystal Coupe, who last year served in a pseudo Student Teacher/Long Term Substitute role, as the LE2 classroom Inclusion/Assisting Teacher. Mrs. Coupe comes to us from Gwynedd Mercy University with diverse experiences, most notably those in other Montessori settings. And finally, with this year's increase in the Upper Elementary student population necessitating an additional UE teacher, we are elated to announce the hiring of one of BCMCS' own, Ms. Jo Ann Curcuru. Ms. Curcuru is a student alumni of BCMCS, starting in the Kindergarten grade and part of BCMCS' First full program Graduating Class of 2007. Ms. Curcuru comes to us from West Chester University, and holds both Elementary and Special Education certifications.

Two system changes over this summer relate to both our move toward a different web site and change to a communal classroom supply system. For the latter, we have received many positive comments from both parents and teachers alike. We hope the efficiently in storage, manageability and cost savings will be well recognized. Pertaining to the former, our move toward a new website continues to be a work in progress, with much of the back end work completed. With this web host move, however, an unforeseen necessity in varied administrative controls related to the sorting of student and parent information has presented itself. Before the school can completely move over to the new host, we will need all returning BCMCS families to import student information into our electronic school management system. Parents will need to go into the Electronic Student Information System [follow hyperlink or find in the Student Registration Quicklink section of our website] and fill out the information questionnaire. Each student questionnaire takes no longer than 7 to 10 minutes to complete. We ask that this task be completed prior to the start of school.

Hoping that you all enjoy continued fun throughout the remainder of this summer. Take Care and until August 23rd...
Mr. Brian Long

Latest News and Notices:

Kindergarten Phase IN
Kindergarten Phase IN Schedule
Hyperlinked above in the schedule for the abbreviated first two-days of the school year for incoming Kindergarten student. Please note that parents will need to transport students to and from school on these select days. Parents are to walk students to the front main entry doors where teachers will greet, compile and then take to their classrooms.
 

Student IDs for MySchoolAccount
Click Here
If your student's name does not appear on this list, please contact MySchoolAccountHelp@bcmcs.com . More information about MySchoolAccount can be found to the left at the bottom of the navigation bar.
 

2017-18 Lower Elementary Class Roster
LE Roster
See above hyperlink.
 

2017-18 Upper Elementary Class Roster
UE Roster
See above hyperlink.
 

Lottery Results: Updated July 12, 2017
2017-18 Lottery Enrollment Results
These are the results of the recent lottery at BCMCS. Green highlighted names are those who have most recently been selected, Yellow refers to formal acceptance, with a strike-out indicating a denial on the part of the applicant. List will be updated according to family acceptance and school grade openings.
 

BCMCS Volunteers: School Lunch Servers
SignUpGenius BCMCS Lunch Volunteers
Lunch servers are a necessity to help run our school lunch program. Training will be provided to make this simple process easy as 1-2-3. Please consider becoming a weekly volunteer or just fill in a day here or there whenever you can. Thank you, in advance, for your help.
 

BCMCS MY SCHOOL ACCOUNT
My School Account
"MY SCHOOL ACCOUNT" is officially our designated payment portal for lunch, as well as all additional school sponsored activities, such as field trips, fundraisers, the purchase of year books, play tickets....etc. Cash and/or checks are no longer acceptable forms of school payment. See the above hyperlink for directions on how to create your My School Account or to Log In and Manage your account.
 

Ordering Through MySchoolAccount
Click Here For a Walkthrough
This PDF walks you through the ordering process for school lunch and event tickets.
 

2015-16 School Performance Results Are In ...
BCMCS Achieves Top Score in SPP
Once Again Bucks County Montessori Charter School receives the highest School Performance Profile Score of the 50 Public Elementary Schools in Lower Bucks County. Check out the above link for full details.
 

School Fundraising Program
GIANT A+ Reward Program
Support the school simply by registering and using your GIANT Food Store Bonus Card! Click on the hyperlink above for detailed information related to this school fundraiser.
 

OneCallNow System Options:
One Call Now Self Update Portal
BCMCS communicates all important information to our parent community through the One Call Now System; therefore, it is important that we have your most up to date phone numbers and email addresses to ensure that you receive all phone communications, email blasts and/or text messages. Our Self-Update Portal provides our parent community with a secure, convenient tool to keep your contact information up-to-date so you don’t miss out on current events, news, and emergency alerts. Sign Up Now at the above link to make sure your contact information is correct and up to date!
 

Upcoming Events & Reminders:

Wednesday, August 23rd

* FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
** Kindergarten Phase IN Day 1

Thursday, August 24th

** Kindergarten Phase IN Day 2

August 31st

Back To School Night -- 6p for K/LE and 7p for UE

September 8th

Back To School Picnic

BUCKS COUNTY MONTESSORI CHARTER SCHOOL 219 Tyburn Rd, Fairless Hills, PA 19030 (215) 428-6700 Fax#: (215) 428-6702
Last Modified: Tuesday, Aug. 08, 2017