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2023-2024 School Year


Welcome to The Children's House and Compass Montessori Junior High!

Use this checklist to prepare for the first day of school:

  • See our Back to School orientation schedule and please plan accordingly. 
  • Complete all necessary forms and update family information by logging in to Family Access. Watch for an important email that will prompt you to log in.
  • Prepare for your child's first day with items on our Student Supply List. For children not yet in kindergarten, complete the Health Appraisal Form with your child's doctor.
  • Order school lunch online through Boonli (opens August 25).
  • Add drop-in early care or Friends Club to your child's schedule through Boonli (opens August 25).
  • Become familiar with our Family Handbook. Be sure to read about how to navigate carline starting on page 18.
  • Get in the habit of reading Waypoints, our weekly newsletter. It is updated and emailed to families every Friday afternoon. 
  • Follow us on Facebook and Instagram and join our Facebook Community Page to share ideas, swap/sell items, and connect with other families.
  • Sync our Family Calendar with your personal Google calendar. 
  • Sign up for text alerts by downloading the Remind app to your mobile device and set up an account. Then, text "@hg6c3f2" to the number 81010. You will receive a welcome text from Remind. The class is titled TCH Parent Community.
  • If your child is new to a Nido, YCC, or Primary classroom, your child’s guide will call to schedule a home visit. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to become acquainted. 

Please call the front desk at (231) 929-9325 with any questions that you might have.