Admissions

The Admissions Office at LMS works closely with current LMS parents helping to promote the school to prospective families. Admission volunteers run admission events, reach out to prospective families, and tour interested parents and their children. 

The success of Admission events depends on parent volunteers. Helping make these events happen is a great way to establish connections with other parents and the community.

If interested in volunteering for Admission events, please contact Aimee Randall, Director of Enrollment and Financial Aid, at arandall@lexmontessori.org, Kim McDonald at kmcdonald@lexmontessori.org), or Stephanie Fish at sfish@lexmontessori.org


Below is a listing of Admission Volunteer Opportunities by month in a typical year. Given the changes brought on by the pandemic, many of these events will go virtual or be cancelled. Please check back at a later date for updates!

 
NOVEMBER


LMS Open House 
Display posters in October on bulletin boards throughout your town to advertise the fall Open House.
 
Volunteers needed:  15 – 20
Estimated Time Commitment:  1 hour


Open House Tour Guide
Show prospective families around the school. Training and guidance is included to prepare you for your first tour. Show off the school you love!
 
Volunteers needed: 40-50
Estimated Time Commitment: 3 hours
Setup/ attend to refreshment table, and/or clean-up

Behind the scenes help!
Volunteers needed:  4+
Estimated Time Commitment: 1/2 hour – 3 hours
 
 
Montessori Across the Ages - November
Set-up, help serve dinner, clean-up.
 
Volunteers needed: 10-14
Estimated Time:  1-3 hours


JANUARY

Open House for Prospective Parents 
Provide and set-up refreshments to welcome visiting prospective parents.
 
Volunteers needed:  1
Estimated Time:  2 hours


Prospective Four and Five year old visits 
Provide and set-up refreshments and speak with parents about LMS while their children visit with teachers, clean up the refreshment table.
 
 
Volunteers needed:  2
Estimated time commitment:  2 1/2 hours
 

Prospective Three year old visits 
Provide and set-up refreshments and speak with parents about LMS while their children visit with teachers, clean up the refreshment table.
 
 
Volunteers needed:  5 - 6
Estimated time commitment:  3 1/2 hours


FEBRUARY

Lower Elementary and Upper Elementary child assessments 
Set-up refreshments, speak with visiting parents about LMS while their children visit with teachers, and then clean up the refreshment table.
 
Volunteers needed:  3
Estimated Time:  2-3 hours


MARCH 2 - 6

Calling newly admitted parents
Call newly admitted families to congratulate them (!) on being accepted to LMS, ask if they have any questions; provide feedback to the admission office about your conversation.
 
Volunteers needed:  any number!
Estimated Time:  2-3 hours
 

APRIL
 
Admission Reception 
Provide and set up refreshments for newly admitted families, chat with prospective families, provide childcare during the reception, clean up refreshments.
 
Volunteers needed:  12
Estimated Time:  1-2 hours


Middle School information session for 6th
grade parents and students 
Provide and set up refreshments for parents of LMS seniors, clean up refreshments.
 
Volunteers needed:  1
Estimated Time:  1/2-2 hours
 
 
Upper Elementary information session for 3rd grade parents 
Provide and set up refreshments for parents of LMS elders as they learn more about their child’s step up to UE, clean up refreshments.
 
Volunteers needed:  1
Estimated Time:  1/2-2 hours
 
MAY

Lower Elementary information session for Kindergarten parents 
Provide and set up refreshments for parents of LMS Kindergarteners & clean up refreshments.
 
Volunteers needed:  1
Estimated Time:  1/2-2 hours
 

New/Host Family Picnic 
Provide and set up refreshments for new LMS parents and their Host Families, clean up refreshments.
 
Volunteers needed:  4
Estimated Time:  1 hour


Weekly Reminder Calls (October – June)
Call prospective parents who have signed up for a tour to remind them of the date and time. This can be done either once or twice a week throughout the school year.  

 
 
 
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