A Note From Our Principal
We hope that you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with loved ones and we enjoyed celebrating with you all last month. As the winter holidays approach we have many special events planned for our students and families and look forward to spending time with you all. We’ve also enclosed important winter and holiday procedure reminders in this newsletter. Please read through it carefully and reach out if you have any questions, concerns. Happy Holidays!
Inclement Weather Reminders
We do not always follow the closure schedule of the local public schools because we don’t have to contend with the same transportation issues as public schools. Our goal is to be open as many days as possible to support our working parents. If we must close because our teachers cannot safely get to work, you will receive a notification via Links 2 Home as soon as the closure is announced. We also post notifications on our website and Facebook page.
Winter Clothing Reminder
If you’ve not already done so, please check your child’s cubby to ensure they have an extra set of weather appropriate clothes. Students also need to come to school each day with a jacket and dressed warm enough to play outside for part of the day. If the weather is brisk we still go outside for active games and SPARK activities and want everyone to be able to participate!
Our school is closed on December 25th for Christmas and January 1st for New Year’s Day.
Winter Break Camp
We will be holding Winter Break Camp for our School-Age students from December 24th-January 4th. In addition to a few field trips we will have community service activities, STEAM learning opportunities and holiday themed projects planned. Students may attend all or part of Winter Break Camp, please let us know by December 18th if your child will be attending.
Classroom Holiday Celebrations—Friday, December 21st
Through the month of December our classes will be learning about different winter holidays and customs. On Friday, December 21st at 3:00 p.m. our students will showcase their learning and the holiday décor they’ve created with a holiday celebration. Parents are welcome to attend and we will share extra photos on Links 2 Home for those who cannot come. Please check with your child’s teacher if you would like to bring a treat to share with the class. We will also have a book exchange. If you would like for your child to participate, please bring a new wrapped book ($5 limit).
Holiday Giving Project
We are collecting new/gently used clothing items and non-perishable food for the Community Storehouse in Keller. They service families in our area that are in need. This is a great opportunity to share the gift of giving with your child and the importance of helping those who need it. We will be collecting until December 10th. Our hope is to Fill the Bus with donations to take to Community Storehouse on December 11th.
December 3rd—Winter clothes cubby check!
December 7th—Holly Days in Keller
December 10th– Last day to Fill the Bus
December 12th– Breakfast 2 Go, 7:00-9:00am
December 18th—Deadline to sign-up for School Age Winter Break Camp
December 19th – KISD Early Release
December 19th– Reindeer Food Craft in Lobby at pick up
December 20th– NWISD Early Release
December 21st—Class Holiday Parties, 3:00pm
December 21st– Wear your favorite Christmas Sweater
December 24th – Pajama Day
December 24th-January 4th—Winter Break Camp for School-Age students
December 25th—CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
January 1st–CLOSED FOR NEW YEAR’S DAY
From Our Education Department