It’s a party for the BEST parent community!

We would like to thank all the wonderful parents who made all the events at PTC a success! We really have some great volunteers out there. The Teachers are very appreciative of the meals brought in during conferences and for the books purchased for their classes from the book fair! Don’t forget to count making/purchasing food and driving to and from the school towards your 40 hours on track it forward.  Also if you purchased a book for the classroom please count the time it took you to drive to and from the school and the time it took you to browse through the books to find the ones on your teachers wishlist towards your 40 hours also!

2018 MMA Gala is just around the corner!
Pre-sale tickets will be on sale after school Friday February 23rd and Friday March 9th from 3-4pm by the front office.
You can also purchase online at  prices will be $30 a ticket before March 10th and $35 a ticket after March 10th. 
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MAPA Meeting

We sure hope you have all had a wonderful Holiday season and a great break with your families.  Come join us for our first MAPA meeting of the new year and get back into the swing of things.  We really appreciate all the help we have had this school year from our fantastic parent community.  We love hearing the ideas from friends old and new, and remember, attending a MAPA meeting will count toward your volunteer hours.  Join us this Friday, Jan. 5th at 8:45 am in the MMA conference room.

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Share your ideas at our December MAPA meeting

Come share your fantastic ideas with us at our December MAPA meeting this Friday December 1st at 8:45 am in the conference room.  We love to see new faces and old ones and appreciate all the ideas you guys bring.  All of our parents are a big part of making our community at MMA such a great place to be!

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Passive ways to Fundraise

Did you know how many amazing ways there are to help raise money for our school with minimal effort?  Each of the programs below will help our students by taking advantage of the shopping you are already doing.  Take a few minutes of time to follow the steps below, and get set to bring some wonderful benefits to your children at MMA.

See below for step by step instructions that will walk you through signing up with Smith’s Inspiring Donations, Amazon Smile, and

  • Smith’s Inspiring Donations

1: Click the link below:

2: Sign in using your current Smiths information, or click Register to create a new account.

If you create a new account, find the Inspiring Donations link at the bottom of the page under Community.

3: Click the “Enroll Now” button

4: Under Inspiring Donations heading click the “Enroll Now” button again.

5: Enter and Save your personal information.

6: Enter MMA’s code US041 in the “Find your Organization” field and click “Search”

7: Select “Maria Montessori Academy” and click the “Enroll” button.

Just like that, every time you shop at Smith’s with your rewards program Smith’s donates to the school!


  • Amazon Smile

Instead of making your purchases at, use Amazon Smile and 0.5% of your eligible purchases will be donated to the school.

1: Click the below link:

2: Log-in with your standard Amazon credentials, or create a new account if you don’t have one.

3: Click on the “Supporting” button right under the search bar.

4: Type Maria Montessori Academy in the search field at the bottom and click “Search”

5: Click the “Select” button for our Maria Montessori Academy which will show as located in North Ogden UT.

Only purchases made through the Smile site will work, and unfortunately this option is not yet available in the Amazon App.

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy right?


iGive is a fundraising service that allows access to different rewards programs from multiple retailers.

iGive has several different ways it can be used based on your preference.  You can use the website.  You can shop using the iGive App for iPhone, iPad, or Android.  Or you can install the iGive Button to your browser, use this link for more information about the browser button.

1: Click on the below link:

2: Log-in or create a new account.

3: After creating your account click “Search by Name” in the dialogue box that appears.

4: Enter “Maria Montessori Academy” and click “Search Now”

5: Select our school by click on “Maria Montessori Academy – MAPA” in the list.

Now you have an account and can use any of the shopping methods listed above.

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Gratitude Feast

Our annual Gratitude Feast is coming right up.  This is a great opportunity for MMA to show it’s appreciation to the organizations that help to make our school successful.  Not to mention it’s another excellent way to earn your volunteer hours!  Please use the wejoin link below to volunteer.  Thank you all so very much for your help!

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Fall Festival is going to be a HOOT!

The Fall Festival is just around the corner! This is one of our biggest opportunities to sign up to help towards your 40 hours:) It is a super fun night and the kids have a blast.  We couldn’t make these wonderful events happen without your help.
Hope to see you there!
P.S. Come to our LAST ticket Pre-Sale this Monday (23rd) at Pickup. We will be at North Shore Parking lot doing a drive-thru ticket sale.
Thank you to all the volunteers who have helped with book fair and the teacher appreciation dinners.  We appreciate all your efforts and have enjoyed getting to know you better!
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Fall Festival is just around the corner

Join us for our Annual Fall Festival Friday, October 27th from 4-7pm. Watch for volunteer sign ups after the upcoming Parent Teacher Conferences. This is another great way to get those hours in :).
Don’t wait in line at Fall Festival!! Purchase tickets before the event and walk right in. We will be pre-selling Fall Festival tickets and wristbands at a discounted price on Monday, October 16th from 1-7pm at Parent Teacher Conferences in the school lobby. If you miss us that day, we will also host a drive-through ticket pre-sale on Monday October 23rd from 3-4pm. Drive through the East end of North Shore parking lot, pull up in your car and purchase your tickets!
Price Details
  • Wristbands – allow access to bounce houses, dunk tank, and climbing wall – provided by Custom Events
  • Tickets – allow access to all other events and goodies, including haunted house, root bier garden, cotton candy and more
Pre-Sale Individual Prices:
1 wristband for $7
4 tickets for $1
Pre-Sale Bundle Prices:
1 wristband and 16 tickets for $10
24 tickets for $5
Prices at the Door: 
1 wristband for $8
4 tickets for $1
Hope to see you all there!
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We love our volunteers!

Are you looking for a way to get your 40 hours in?? Here is a great opportunity!! Whether you work day or night the times of these volunteer opportunities are available to all lifestyles:) Please sign up to help out at our Teacher Appreciation Dinners and our Book Fair all of which will happen during the upcoming Parent Teacher Conferences.
Book Fair:
Teacher Appreciation Dinners:
P.S.- Donating items also counts towards your hours, whether its home made or the time you took to buy it at the store, it counts:)
Thank you
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Family Skate Night

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Please come and have a “rolling” good time!   We are off to a great start for the year with our September meetings.  Thank you to all you lovely parents who took the time to come out.  We love your … Continue reading

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Fall Mapa meeting

Did you know that as a MMA parent you are already a member of our Parent Association? Please join MAPA this evening Thursday 9/21 at 7 pm for their Fall General Meeting. Come and learn all about upcoming events and see how you can earn your volunteer hours while helping our school.

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