Current News From Lamplighter

July 2017


Happy Birthday to Lamplighter! This is our 50th anniversary year. Lamplighter was founded by Dr. Patty and Dennis Calvert in Whitehaven in 1967. We have been serving families in the Memphis area for fifty years! In April of 2017 we hosted our American Montessori Society re-accreditation team and have been approved for reaccreditation through June of 2024. We are also accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools and AdvancEd.

Parent Orientation Night for all families is Thursday, August 24th, from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. During orientation night classroom teachers will present important school and class-specific information to parents and will answer any school- or class-related questions. Please make arrangements for at least one parent to attend this adult-only event.

Middle School and Elementary students who are new to each classroom are invited to Lamplighter on August 10 th  between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM to meet their new teachers. New Early Childhood students are invited to a Phase-In morning with their new teachers from 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM. on August 10th.  Parents of new Toddler students may Drop-In to meet their child’s teachers, bring classroom supplies, and schedule student Phase-In days between 9:00 AM and 10:30 AM on August 10th. 

Enjoy the rest of the summer and we will see you at Link-Up at Lamplighter on Thursday, August 10th, beginning at 6:00 PM.

All students begin the new school year on Monday, August 14th. The school day is 8:30 A.M. to 3:15 P.M. Morning carline begins at 8:15 A.M., afternoon carline begins at 3:15 P.M.