Wow, what an incredible day at the Fall Harvest Festival on Sunday, October 8! The day was filled with fabulous halloween costumes, beautiful blue skies, delicious food, fun at the carnival games, and MSD families all having a great time together! What a wonderful community we have - with your support, we were able to raise over $12,000 for our amazing school.


Many, many thanks to the Co-Chairs of the Fall Harvest, MSD moms, Rachael Harding, Mackenzie Morgan & Molly Tobin. You worked SO hard and all of your amazing work turned in to an incredible event. THANK YOU!! This event cannot be the success it is without our parent volunteers and donors. A HUGE thank you to all of you!!!

Thank you to all of the parent volunteers for this year's festival:

Arts & Crafts Table - Heather Carroll, Kimberly Humphreys, Anna Kalogeropoulos
Cake Walk Coordinator - Katie Amadeo
Chili Coordinator - Chris Cruz-Miller
Check-In Table - David Easton, Richard Graw, Heidi McCotter, Jenn Meurer, Amanda Roberts
Clean -Up - Katie & Antonio Amadeo, Natalija Baranenka, Leslie Best, Vincent DiPietro, Dave Easton, Marcy Gray, Daniel Lopez, Todd Miller, Joanna & Filip Torjanowski
Food Servers & Cashiers - Abby Batting, Emily Brown, Gini PIngenot, Angie Porter
Games  - Sonya Bassaly, Tom Brown, Juli Furtek, Shanna Nelson & Walt Strubbe, LIzzie & Uriel Herrera,
Grill Masters - Mark Atlas, Uriel Herrera, PK Kalogeropoulos
Parking Lot - Matt Harris
Pinata Coordinators - Patricia Lepiani & Laszlo Kalloi
Popcorn & Lemonade Stand - Matt & Kathy Lindner, Vicki Sims
Pre-Event Projects - April Bradley, Chris Cruz-Miller, Candace Johnson, Aliza Scheier
Pumpkin Patch - Leslie Best, Susan Bickmore
Roving Ticket Sales - Jennifer Marsico
Set-Up (Saturday & Sunday) - Bridget Abraham, Ali Abo-Adas, Katie Amadeo, Ryan BahrkeBridget Beck, Tim Dunbar, Brooke Flavin, Richard Graw, Eugenia & Gordon Harrington, Candace Johnson, Anna Kalogeropoulos, Laura Kott, Catherine Le, David Pietsch, Katie Thomas, Marie White, Milli Wolfson, Nick Ziegler
Wheel of Fortune - Kit Demko, Brooke Flavin, Kariann Yakota

Thank you to all of the food, prize and craft donors:

Bridget Abraham, Brie Aletto, Katie Amadeo, Andrea Amobyer, Sonya Bassaly, Abby Batting, Bridget Beck, Leslie Best, Jolene Blanchard, Monica Brown, Heather Carroll, Kelley Cook, Chris Cruz-Miller, Sarah Curtis Lopez,Laura D'Agostino, Kristina De Atucha, Mandy Dempsey, Cosette DiPietro, Heather Dunn, Candace Esch, Asia Ewing, Karly Farber, Tira Feierstein, Laura Fernandez, Melissa Fetzer, Brooke Flavin, Marci Gray, ,Amy Heath, Kali Henderson, LIzzie Herrera, Greg Holloway, Kimberly Humphreys, Anna Kalogeropoulos, Chrissy Kemper, Laura Kott, Catherine Le, Kathy Lindner, Kristin Magowitz, Rochelle Maki-Williams, Erin Marsico, Jennifer Marsico, Mari Marsico, Nicole Martinet, Stephanie Meisner, Keira O'Connor, Angela Pak, Lisa Pesnichak, Kristin Pietsch, Angie & Scott Porter, Lauren Reynolds, Elizabeth Ross, Aliza Scheier, Tracie Sheppard, Vicki Sims, Kirsten Stengel, Astrid Storey, Patty Textor, Shannon Threlfall,  Katie Thomas, Dawn Tyler, Carrie Tynan, Liz Wasserman, Quentin White, Deborah Yim, Kariann Yokota,

Thank you to the MSD Staff who worked the Festival - Carole Baran,  Ginny Bishop, Joo Ree Chu, Lydia Desmarais, Jeff Gaudet, Robin Haugland, Becky Lindsay, Bryce Peatman, Jolene Platz, George Richey, Ashley Randle. We had three 8th graders who worked to earn money towards their spring trip, Kaci Karl, Abby Northrop & Mark Snyder, and the following MSD Alums volunteered at the festival - Emaan Adil, Quinn Henninger, Sawyer Inglis, Isacc Neivert and Elena Van Horn. Also, thank you to Diego Torres-Carrion, a 7th grader who helped us!

We had tremendous support from many businesses and we hope you will support them!


EON Office, Elena Wuchner,  MSD mom, sponsored the Rocky Mountain MIni-Train

ACE Hardware, our wonderful neighborgs from across the street! They donated all the burgers and hot dogs, and the use of their grill.

Tavern Lowry www.tavernhg.com/lowry, donated all the yummy mac-n-cheese.

Benson Orthodontics, www.bensonortho.com, generously donated the Photo Booth, which everyone loved!

Firebird Books & Toys, https://www.facebook.com/firebirdbooksandtoys/

Thank you to the following families who sponsored this year's festival. Their donations helped to underwrite the costs of the event!

Platinum Pumpkin Level

Melinda & Ash Alankar
Bridget & Daniel Beck
Tira & Matt Feierstein
Brooke & Matt Flavin
Sarah & Roy Justice
Laura & Brad Kott
Stephanie & Dan McCoy
Stephanie & Doug Poore
Elizabeth & Cory Ross
Molly & James Tobin
Dawn & Kurt Tyler
Marie & Quentin White

Silver Skeleton Level

Mia & Jeremy Abelson
Cristin & Lindsay Brown
Lorien & Eric Butler
Jen & Cody Gilliland
Rachel & Jared Harding
Aliya & Rehan Hasan
Meghan & Mark Rubinstein
Lisa & Mike Zuflacht

Thank you to Chuck Woodford, our DJ/Emcee for the day; Max Davidson, our MSD Alum that performed TWO amazing magic shows for us, www.maxandrewmagic.com

WOW!! What a huge event and HUGE success! Thank you everyone for your support, we couldn't have done it without you!



Montessori School of Denver
1460 South Holly Street
Denver, CO 80222
Phone 303-756-9441

Accredited by the Association of Colorado
Independent Schools and the
American Montessori Society*

*Accredited with non-traditional Montessori age groupings