SPM in the News

Headlines Archive

  • Last Week of School - SPIRIT WEEK

    - Join us in dressing up and celebrating the last week of school at SPM!

    Monday 6/10: Pajama Day
    Tuesday 6/11: Tutu Tuesday
    Wednesday 6/12: Twin Day
    Thursday 6/13: Freaky Friday

  • Primary Program Update

    - The interest survey has gone out to current families and closed May 6th. Placement offers will be sent out the end of May.

  • Poster Contest Judging

    - Thank you for your support of our neighborhood poster contest. Out of the 180 entries, 50 are from SPM! You are invited to attend the poster judging and enjoy free refreshments. Click to learn more.

  • Poster Contest

    - All student submissions must be turned in this Friday to participate in the Poster Contest. Thank you for your support in this event!

  • Skate Night TONIGHT

    - Join SPM at Skate Night tonight at 6:00 PM at Pattison's North!

  • Parent Education Night Cancelled

    - The Family Calendar has this listed for Thursday 4/11. There will not be a education night.

  • Come to Spring Fest!

    - Come to Spring Fest! Thursday April 18th 5:30-7:00 PM
    $1 for 2 tickets. Family fun, raffle, games, prizes, refreshments and more!

  • Gear Swap has been renamed!

    - Gear Swap has been renamed! This will no longer be a once a year event, but a rolling opportunity for you to donate and pick up gently used gear throughout the weeks before Camp Out! The CoMP Room will have Gear Closet available to families at multiple time slots. Check the calendar and newsletter for upcoming time slots and come score some great gear!

  • Lesson Night Open House

    - Join us for an opportunity for students to share Montessori lessons with you in their classrooms.
    Thursday, February 8, from 5:00 PM—6:00 PM

  • Kids Heart Challenge

    - Kids Heart Challenge is kicking off on February 7th with a fun-filled assembly by the American Heart Association! Click to learn more!

  • After school activities cancelled 1/17

    - Due to ongoing snow accumulations, all SPM after school activities and practices are canceled this evening, Jan. 17 (including Spokane Music Club).

  • Tonight's Orientation - moving to Zoom

    - If you have registered for the January 17th New Family Orientation, we are moving it from in-person to virtual. See your email for more information.

  • Orientation Date Change

    - Our new family orientation scheduled for January 26 from 2:00 - 3:00 PM has been rescheduled to January 25, 2024 2:00 - 3:00 PM. If you would like to register for any of our current new family orientations, please visit our Enroll page.

  • Election Day is February 13th!

    - Make your voice heard regarding capital projects for a 2024 bond and a replacement levy for Spokane Public Schools (including Spokane Public Montessori)! Click to learn more or visit

  • The Montessori Music Club

    - Beginning on Wednesday, January 17th, the Montessori Music Club will meet after school on Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00-4:15pm for students currently enrolled in band or strings!

  • Middle School Band and Strings Concert

    - Thursday, Dec 14 at 7:00 PM
    The Middle School band and strings students will be performing their Winter Concert on the Spokane Public Montessori Stage!

  • Season of Giving

    - If your family is interested in donating gift cards for our SPM families in need this holiday season, please click to learn more!

  • Holiday Assistance

    - Are you in need of holiday assistance? Click to learn how SPM may be able to help!

  • Student Entrepreneur Fair

    - Join us for the Student Entrepreneur Fair! Friday, December 1 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM in the West Gym.
    Click the link for more details!

  • A Living Wax Museum - VIDEO

    - On Halloween, our students created a Living Wax Museum, filled with great thinkers, creators, and influencers from the past!

  • Fall Fest

    - Join us for Fall Fest - November 16 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Click for more details!

  • Volunteers Needed!

    - Parents, we are looking for volunteers who are willing to come assist in organizing and cleaning our classrooms in preparation for the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector coming on Tuesday. If you are interested in volunteering your time to help beatify our school, please contact your student's teacher!

  • Wax Museum: Real-Life Heroes 10/31

    - Students have the choice to do research about courageous people, young and old, who have made a difference in the world. October 31st will be a day for dressing up as a real-life hero, conducting presentations through a Wax Museum Biography and enjoying some delicious fall treats. Click the link if you have questions about guidelines!

  • Family Calendar Corrections

    - Please note the following corrections:
    Garden Closing Party is 9/19.
    Oct PLID day is 10/13 not 10/20.

  • Meet Maisel

    - Maisel is our school therapy dog. She will be in on Fridays.

  • Middle School Information Night

    - Wednesday December 8, 2021
    5:30-6:30 PM
    Spokane Public Montessori Cafeteria
    For parents and 5th/6th graders interested in Spokane Public Montessori Middle School.

  • Attention Montessori Family! Help Wanted!

    - We are looking for a few talented, caring and committed recess/lunch supervisors to work with our amazing students. The consistent need is for Thursdays, 12:35-1:10 p.m. starting on 11/18. There will be additional times if desired as substitute help is needed.
    If you are interested, please reach out to the office staff at 354-6409.

  • Picture retake day is November 4th

    - If your student already had pictures taken and you are redoing them, you must send back the original packet to turn in. If your student was absent on picture day, they will have their picture taken.

  • Reminder - Medications at School

    - Make sure to complete and submit form(s) and medication(s) to your student's school NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, AUG. 27, 2021. If information is not returned or is incomplete, your student will be excluded from school until all required documents and medication(s) are in place.

  • Freedom and Responsibility

    - Freedom is one of the defining characteristics of a Montessori environment. Responsibility is choosing to do what you know is right.

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