Events

Community PFSA Events

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“We shall walk together on this path of life, for all things are part of the universe and are connected with each other to form one whole unity.” -Dr. Maria Montessori


2021/22 PFSA EVENT SCHEDULE

AUGUST
  • 12/13: Open House for New Families
  • 25: PFSA Community Meeting
JANUARY
  • 12: PFSA Community Meeting
SEPTEMBER
  • 13-24: Fall Fundraiser with Charleston Wrap
  • 17: Fall Movie Night
  • 22-23: Individual Picture Days
FEBRUARY
  • 9-11: Book Fair
OCTOBER
  • 14: Class Picture Day
  • 15: Fall Garden Day
  • 25-29: Sterling's Got Talent Spirit Week
MARCH
  • 16-17: Spring Pictures
  • 18: Alumni Day
  • 25: Spring Garden Day
NOVEMBER
  • 2: Band & Chorus Pictures/Retakes
APRIL
2: International Festival
22: Spring Movie Night
27: PFSA Community Meeting
DECEMBER
  • 1-17: Sterling's Giving Tree
  • 3: Holiday Cookie Exchange
MAY
  • 2-6: Teacher Appreciation Week
 
JUNE
  • 6: Graduation
If interested in participating in any PFSA events, or even suggesting a new PFSA-sponsored event, visit our Volunteering page

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Details of our Annual PFSA Events

Open House & Welcome Events New to Sterling?  Be sure to stop by and say hello at our Open House table. We look forward to meeting you!
Giving Tree During the holiday season, we come together as a community and collect donated gifts to share with families in need.
Garden Days Held in the fall and spring, our Garden Days give students and their parents an opportunity to learn about our gardening program and the ecology of a healthy garden. We bring in guest speakers from Triangle area organizations and you have the chance to purchase plants for your home garden as well!
Movie Nights Held in the fall and spring, Movie Nights are an opportunity for the school community to get together outside of school hours and have some fun.
Staff Appreciation Week Help us say thank you to all of the wonderful Sterling Montessori faculty and staff that help our children grow and thrive at school. We also hold a number of appreciation events throughout the year that we welcome parent volunteers to join in.
Sterling International Festival Our annual spring festival is the biggest PFSA event of the year! With loads of performances, delicious foods from around the world, and fun activities, the Sterling International Festival connects the Sterling Montessori community with the many countries our families come from.

Other ways to be PFSA Involved

In addition to our events throughout the year, PFSA encompasses other enrichment activities:

Room Parenting

Our individual classrooms are integral to the overall school culture!  We know that each classroom is its own, bustling community with its own celebrations and news.  Each classroom is represented in the PFSA by a Room Parent that ensures communication is free-flowing.

Cultural Events

Throughout the year we help support Sterling’s cultural education with workshops, guest speakers and performances, and classroom activities highlighting cultures from around the world.

“Painless” Fundraising

From AmazonSmile to Box Tops, we help support creative new ways for the school to raise funds throughout the year. To link your Amazon account to the school, go to smile.amazon.com and search for “Laura Holland Uzzell Foundation”.  More information on signing up for our Painless Fundraisers available on our Giving Page (at the bottom).

Spirit Wear

Show off your Sterling Montessori pride with car magnets, t-shirts, and more! Proceeds from Sterling goods go toward funding school activities. Spirit Wear is available for sale at community events and HERE!

Yearbook

The PFSA helps support the student-led creation of the yearbook so that we can capture all the excitement of the school year!