The MDS NEWS I DECEMBER 2008 SPECIAL EDITION Cl Dec 2008 1165 Weaver Dairy Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27514 919-929-3339 News from the Parent Support Group Special Thanks! The PSG would like to extend our sincerest thanks to all the parents who contributed to the Silent Auction and Cocktail Party! With your help we raised $2755.00 for the Montessori Day School. Proceeds go toward enrichment programs and improvements to the school. The board will be discussing fund allocation at our upcoming board meetings. We encourage parents/guardians to attend our January Board Meeting. Date: TBA Many of you have been asking about Brooke’s delectable Truffles. I was able to get an exclusive interview with Brook and she has shared her recipe with me…….so here it is! Just in time for the holidays. Did you receive your form for the pancake breakfast? Don’t miss it! Pancake Breakfast Thursday, Dec. 11th, 8am at MDS. It is a delayed opening for public school so bring the family and enjoy a leisurely breakfast and let MDS do the cooking. Reminders: Please remember to sign up for Schoolpop where your net purchases can benefit the school. Earn up to 20% on every purchase www.schoolpop.com Truffle Recipe 1 pkg of oreos (whichever flavor you want the truffles to be) 1 pkg of cream cheese 1 pkg of melting chocolate (I use CandiQuik) Grind the oreos in a cuisinart until they are a fine dust. Pour into mixer and add cream cheese. Blend together until black and gooey. Roll into balls, put on cookie sheet and into the fridge for an hour. Melt the chocolate like the package tells you. Roll the balls in the chocolate and put back on cookie sheet. Put back in fridge for about an hour and then serve. Winter Break Dates December 19th is the last day of school. Dismissal is at 11:45. We return on Januraly 5th 2009. Have a Happy Holiday and Happy New Year. Class news will continue in January.