Miquon Matters, 3.12.18

By Kristin Sanderson


  1. Please bring in big batches of your old newspaper for use in the Art Room!
  2. Enroll or re-enroll for SMART Tuition for the 2018-19 school year as soon as possible.
    SMART Instructions
  3. Look for conference day/time assignments today in your email. If you do not see your scheduled time, contact Pam.
    Email Pam
  4. Email D.J. Giorgano to register for Vacation Care for Spring Break! The deadline to register is THIS Fri, Mar 16!
    Email DJ
  5. Register for Summer Vacation Care, held the weeks of June 18, Aug 20, and Aug 27!
  6. Consider Miquon Day Camp for this summer! Miquon School families receive a hearty discount!
  7. Help your child remember to turn in her/his (optional) pizza order by Thursday.
    Pizza Form



It’s maple sugaring time @ Miquon!


Art & Science Show
Tues, Mar 13, 5:30 pm | Moore Building and Art Room @ Miquon

Come to the Art Room to view your child’s artwork! When you depart, please take your child’s clay pieces home with you that evening.

All independent science projects should be brought to the science room no later than tomorrow morning. Projects should be taken home on the night of the show.

Submission Form


Miquon Book Fair
Mon, Mar 19 – Thurs, Mar 22 | Clisby Library

The Miquon Clisby Library will be hosting its annual book fair fundraiser during Conference Week, Mar 19-22. The Book Fair will be open in the afternoons and evenings for families to browse and shop before or after teacher conferences.

Keep an eye out for more information about the Book Fair–including a new online ordering option–this week!



Pancake Breakfast Recap
Thank you to everyone who helped with or attended the Pancake Breakfast this past weekend–especially Chet and Jennifer Thompson and Skip Coon and Kim Raznov!

Our raffle winner was not in attendance at the end of the morning. If you have raffle ticket number 028798, please contact Charlotte to pick up your farm fresh basket of delicious winnings!

Upcoming Mailing
Charlotte needs help with a large mailing. If you have any time to help stuff envelopes this Friday or next week, please let her know. Thank you!

Email Charlotte


Pay for Miquon Services Online!
Make monthly payments for our tuition as well as payments for after care, and tutoring services online using SMART Tuition. Families already enrolled in SMART to pay tuition should re-enroll for the 2018-19 school year in order to set up monthly payments. Anyone new to SMART should enroll at this time as well.

How to Enroll
Inform the biz office and visit parent.smarttuition.com to enroll. Select that the payment will be due the 30th of each month. If you have any questions once you are online, call (866) 395-2986.

Smart Tuition

Email Biz Office

Checks, Credit Cards are Still Okay
We will continue to accept check and credit card payments as well.


Swinging at the talent show.


Diving Board Arts Podcast
Ongoing (and free) | via iTunes

Diving Board is a new show about artists, the art they create, and diving into a wide range of social and cultural ideas. The show is hosted by Woodmere Art Museum’s Director and CEO Bill Valerio and Miquon current parent Stephanie Marudas of Kouvenda Media.


Before She Was Harriet Author Event 
Weds, Mar 14, 6:30 pm | Jeanes Library, 4051 Joshua Road, Lafayette Hill

NEW DATE TO WEATHER!! On Weds, Mar 14, Lesa Cline-Ransome and James E. Ransome will be at Jeanes Library to share their newest picture book, Before She Was Harriet, which just received a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor, as well as numerous starred reviews and other awards/honors.

Achieving Success Through Failure
Sat, Mar 17, 9:00-10:30 am | Haverford School, 450 Lancaster Ave, Haverford

Paul Assaiante, the winningest coach in college sports history, will address the community on how to raise balanced children in a pressurized society. Learn about the value of positive risk-taking and failure in raising resilient and healthy children.

This event is free and open to the public.


Making Growth Mindset Work with Your Child
Thurs, March 22, 7:00 | Center School, 2450 Hamilton Ave, Abington

This interactive workshop on Growth Mindset will take you through a journey of what it means to have a growth versus a fixed mindset. You will learn how to implement strategies and tools to apply Growth Mindset skills at home.

After a long career as a school psychologist in a large urban district, SchoolPsychologist Holly Cohen M.Ed., NCSP has formed an independent practice. Holly taught at Saint Joseph’s Univ for 10 years and currently teaches at the Univ of Penn. Her focus includes sociocultural issues, teaching techniques, child development, special education and brain-based learning.

This event is free and open to the public.


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