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November News

A Note From Our Principal

Thank you all for your participation in our Halloween events last month! We loved getting to spend extra time with you and seeing our students in their costumes is always memorable for our staff. This will be a busy month as we head into the holiday season and we are looking forward to spending it with you and your children. Please reach out if you have any questions, concerns or need additional care/schedule changes during this time of year. We are grateful for you all. Happy Thanksgiving!


Alice Reed, Principal

Parent Information Reminders 

After enrolling at our school all parents receive an email from Alma, our online family management system. Alma allows you to pay your tuition, manage who is able to pick up your child and keep your contact information up to date in our system. Please make sure that your information is up to date in Alma by accessing your family account here (add your school Alma link from ‘My Account’ under parent section on website). You will need to login to Alma with your username, which is typically firstname.lastname but we can confirm this for you if needed. Please reach out to us for more information.

Fall Festival and Open House—Saturday, November 10th

Our annual Fall Festival and Open House will be held on November 10th from 10-1. We will have snacks, games, crafts and more.  Do you know anyone who is new to the area, adding to their family or who might be unhappy with their child’s current preschool? Invite them to our event! If they enroll at our school you will receive a free week of tuition for your oldest child.

Preschool Professional Development Day:  November 12th 

Our Preschool classrooms will be closed Monday, November 12th for professional development training.  We will continue to provide before and after school care for all of our school age students.

Thanksgiving Holiday

 We will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd for Thanksgiving but our hours the rest of the week remain the same. Children in our School-Age program are welcome to stay with us the week of the 19th as the public schools we support have various schedules for closure. We have fun fall events planned for each day and love having our older students spend extra time with us during Thanksgiving week.  Check out our calendar of events below!  Please reach out to us if your child will be attending so we can staff accordingly.

Fall Break Calendar

Classroom Thanksgiving Celebrations—Friday, November 16th 

We love celebrating Thanksgiving with our students so that we can share how much they mean to us and how much we all mean to each other. Our classes will be learning about Thanksgiving all month and will be making decorations to celebrate the season. On Friday, November 16th we are making a special turkey lunch for our students. Parents are welcome to attend but we will share lots of photos on Links 2 Home for those who cannot.

Movie and Pajama Day—Friday, November 23rd

Busy shopping on Black Friday? We will be open and are holding a school-wide holiday movie day complete with PJ’s, popcorn and crafts. Please let us know if your child will be at school on Friday so we can ensure there are enough crafts and snacks for all who attend.

Important Dates  

November 4th–Daylight Savings–Turn clocks back 1 hour

November 9th–Parent Reports sent home;  Food Drive Ends

November 10th—Fall Festival and Open House, 10-1

November 11th–Veteran’s Day

November 12th–Professional Development Day–Preschool Closed

November 13th–Guest Reader @ 10:00am; PK Field Trip to Deliver Canned Goods @ 11:00am

November 16th—Classroom Thanksgiving celebrations at lunchtime

November 10th-23rd —Fall break camp for School-Age students

November 19th–Toys for Tots Drive Begins


November 23rd—Movie and Pajama Day

November 29th–Parent Appreciation Breakfast

November 30th—Monthly parent folders go home; Parents’ Night Out 6:30-10:30pm

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