News from Armatage
The Science Fair is Today!
Monday, April 16, 2018 9:45 AM

The Science Fair is THURSDAY April 19th from 5:30pm – 6:30pm in the Armatage Rec Center gym. Students should plan to be by their boards at the times listed below. If you have materials that need to be setup make sure there are directions or plan to come down early on the 19th to set it up.  Remember to take your projects with you at the end of the fair. We will not be saving projects.  Pre-K to 3rd 5:30 – 5:45 pm;  4th/5th 5:45 – 6:00 pm

We looking for VOLUNTEERS to help tear down on Thursday, April 19th, 6:00-8:00 pm. If you are interested please sign up

Contact Noel Creager ( or the science specialist Kaitlyn Fashingbauer(

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Celebrate Warm Weather with Armatage T-shirts!
Monday, April 16, 2018 9:40 AM

Warmer weather is on its way, and chances are good that your kid has outgrown their spring clothes.  Restock their wardrobes with Armatage t-shirts!  Your child will appreciate a new way to show their school spirit, and you'll feel good knowing that all proceeds help support our classrooms. Visit to place your order. Email any questions to


Save the Date: Armatage Track & Field Day, Thursday, May 24th
Monday, April 16, 2018 9:35 AM

Save the Date for the 2018 Track & Field Day Thursday, May 24th (Rain date is Friday, May 25th). More than 90 volunteer spots will need to be filled that day, so please add these dates to your work calendars now! A SignUpGenius link will be published in the next few weeks. In the meantime, please contact Michelle Hemingway Tatum at with any questions.

Spring Carnival is Friday, May 4, 2018
Monday, April 16, 2018 9:15 AM

The Spring Carnival is Friday, May, 4, 2018! Hundreds of kids and their parents gather at our school to participate in the fun. Games of chance and contests of skill, prizes, food, treats, face-painting, inflatables, and plenty of chaos. 3 things todo for maximum fun:

1. Mark your calendar! May 4, 2018, 5:30pm-8:00pm.

2. Preorder tickets and meal deals! Preorder tickets and recieve 5 free tickets for every 20 purchased. Order forms will be sent home this week and are DUE by Friday, April 27.

3. Volunteer. We need lots of volunteers to ensure maximum fun. Please click here to take a shift (or two or three.) This event can't happen without parent support!

Gallery A-Call for Donations
Monday, April 16, 2018 8:30 AM

Hey everyone! Gallery A-The Armatage Student Art Show is looking for donations for our art inspired auction. Every year, we endeavor to raise the funds for the art materials budget. Did you know that all the wonderful student art is made on a budget of $2.50/student? This year, as we look forward to the new remodel and the addition of the long awaited ceramics kiln, we are trying to raise that budget to $4/student. We are looking for art, art services, art classes, art ideas, etc. that you think would make a great donation for an auction. Please text Rick Hammond 612-366-4463 or Emily Sowell 267-707-2444 with your donation.


Spring Music Program Thursday, May 10
Monday, April 09, 2018 2:40 PM

Spring Music Program, Thursday May 10th, 2018:  Grades 3, 4, and 5 – 8:30 a.m. - Lower Level Gym and Grades Pre-K, K, 1, and 2 – 12:30 p.m. - Lower Level Gym

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Friday, March 30, 2018 10:25 AM

Kids outgrowing their clothes?  Please consider sending your children's outgrown clothing to the Armatage Health Office for reuse. Due to the muddy weather, we are in DIRE need of:  Stretch pants/leggings that will fit kids in any K-5 sizes! Socks!  Just bring clean items to the Health Office, or send to school with your student.

MN Statewide Testing Dates for the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA)
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 8:40 AM

The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA) are the state tests that help districts measure student progress toward Minnesota’s academic standards and also meet federal and state legislative requirements. Students take one test in each subject.

MCA Reading (Grades 3-5) will take place at Armatage Montessori:  April 9-13, April 16-20

MCA Math (Grades 3-5) will take place at Armatage Montessori:  April 23-27

MCA Science (Grade 5) will take place at Armatage Montessori:  April 30-May 3

From the Desk of Principal Franks
Monday, March 26, 2018 8:00 AM

Click the title link to read Mrs. Franks' most recent letter to the Armatage community.  

Music News from Ms. Anita
Monday, March 26, 2018 6:15 AM

Amatage Music Specialist Ms. Anita Webster shares what students have been up to in music class.  Click the title link to read Ms. Anita's letter.

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