School Communication

March 30, 2020

Email Number VI

Dear Forest Bluff School Community,

On this first official day of starting your Montessori “homeschool” experiences, we are impressed and heartened by the anecdotes, photos and ingenuity you and your children are sharing with us! What an incredible group you are. Please continue to check the website for more ideas and resources. The Directors began calling you today, and will continue to support you in the weeks to come.

As you may be aware, social distancing is now recommended through April 30th on a national level. In the best interest of our community, Forest Bluff will adhere to these guidelines by remaining closed for the month of April, and we will update you as the guidelines evolve. This month will be a time to develop a new routine in your children’s lives; we are here to help you make it positive in every way possible, and to support you with any challenges that arise.  

Please do not hesitate to call the school office at 847-295-8338, or reach out to your individual teachers at their Google phone numbers with questions. Let us know how we can best help you and your children. As your children’s needs evolve over the days and weeks, we will adjust and respond, just as we do in the classrooms with the children growing and changing all the time. The Montessori approach is based on adaptability, encouraging resilience, level-headed problem solving and forming inner equilibrium. The children in our lives, and we as adults alongside them, are now called to dig a little deeper into this approach, and we believe it can help us through these weeks, as a community.  

Our goal at Forest Bluff is to continue to be a source of guidance, inspiration, and comfort for your family. Thank you for sharing your lives with us and navigating these months, together.

Warmly,

The Forest Bluff Directors

Note: For community news and inspiration from one other’s homeschooling experiences, please follow us on Facebook and Instagram, (User Name: forestbluffschool) and share with us and with each other how your children are doing.