A Note From the Principal
We have had a wonderful school year with your children and we are excited to wrap up the year with some fun activities! Although it is the end of the school year, we will have preschool and school age programs all year long! We have lots of fun activities and field trips in store for our School Age Summer of Discover, so make sure you register your school ager for summer before spots fill up! Our Preschoolers, Infants, and Toddlers will continue working on age appropriate skills and lessons through the summer, with a few added fun activities, like Splash Day! We have a lot going on this month, so we hope that you will join the fun!
Friday, May 3rd – Spirit Day! Wear your outer space or Star Wars gear to school!
Monday, May 5th-Friday, May 10th – Teacher Appreciation Week!
Thursday, May 9th – CPR & 1st Aid at Xplor
Thursday, May 9th – Summer Camp Open House 5p-7p
Friday, May 10th – Mother’s Day Tea Party at 3pm
Friday, May 10th – Parents’ Night Out
Wednesday, May 15th – National Chocolate Chip Day!
Friday, May 17th – End of School Year Parties and Boxcar Parade
Friday, May 17th – Parents’ Night Out
Thursday, May 23rd – Last Day of School for RRISD
Friday, May 24th – Last Day of School for Harmony Academy
Monday, May 27th – Xplor CLOSED for Memorial Day
Tuesday, May 28th – Summer Camp Program Kicks Off
Tuesday, May 28th – National Hamburger Day – Spirit Night at Moonies
Thursday, May 30th – Summer Camp Orientation
Planned Teacher Absences
May 1 – Ms. Hiba, Ms. Leticia, Ms. Sandra
May 3 – Ms. Frankie, Ms. Sandra
May 6 – Ms. Natalie, Ms. Vara, Ms. Leticia
May 7 – Ms. Vara
May 8 – Ms. Linda off in AM
May 10 – Ms. Natalie
May 20-24 – Ms. Leticia
May 24 – Ms. Linda, Ms. Evelyn
May 28 – Ms. DJ, Ms. Evelyn
IMPORTANT NEWS AND REMINDERS
Xplor Closed Monday, May 27th – Memorial Day
Please keep in mind that our program will be closed on Monday, May 27th, for Memorial Day.
CPR & 1ST Aide at Xplor – Thursday May 9th – 6:45pm-8:45pm
As a reminder, Hope CPR hosts a First Aide and CPR class for the community at Xplor every month. If you would like to join the CPR class this month, just let us know and we will have them add your name to the list. The cost is $20.
Mother’s Day Tea Party – Friday, May 10th at 3pm
Please join us for a very special Mother’s Day Tea Party at 3pm! We would love to honor all of our very special mothers and thank you for all the incredible things you do!
Teacher Appreciation Week – May 6th-May 10th
We are so excited to celebrate our teachers the week of May 6th for all the amazing things they do with our children and for all the love they give. We have different activities each day to celebrate our teachers, we’d love it if you joined us in making this a special time of recognition and appreciation for them!
Gift Card Donations Needed – We will be collecting gift cards all week from Monday-Thursday to raffle to our teachers on Friday!
Make Your Mark Monday – Give your child’s teacher a shout out and let them know how they’ve made a mark on your life! Leave the note on our Make Your Mark Board in the lobby.
Tasty Tuesday – We will be having a Mexican themed potluck for our teachers. I know our teachers would love anything you would like to bring for the potluck! The sign up sheet will be at the front desk.
We Love You Wednesday – Write your child’s teacher a personal thank you note letting them know how they’ve made a difference.
Thirsty Thursday – Bring your child’s teacher his or her favorite (school friendly) beverage and a power snack to help them power through to Friday.
Flowery Friday – Bring your child’s teacher a fresh flower to bright his/her day.
End of School Year Celebrations and Box Car Parade – Friday, May 17th
We will have our annual box car parade on Friday, May 17th, at 10AM. We invite you to collaborate with your child on a project at home where you transform a cardboard box into a car for your child to “drive” in our parade! This has been a huge hit in the past and it has been so fun to see all of the wonderful creations. Of course, the children love it, as well!
We will be having an End of Year celebration, as well, that Friday in all classrooms at snack time. We hope you will join us for the festivities!
Parents’ Night Out, Friday, May 17th from 6:30pm-10:30pm
If you would like to enjoy an evening kid-free, please sign up for our next Parents’ Night Out! The cost is $30 for the first child in each family and $15 for each additional child in the family. We will have fun and games, food, and a movie night while you enjoy some time to yourselves. Please be sure to sign up for Parents’ Night Out no later than Wednesday, April 10th, if you would like your child(ren) to attend.
Spirit Night at Moonies – Tentative Date of Tuesday, May 28th
Moonies Burgers has agreed to host a Spirit Night for Xplor! We are so excited to enjoy a meal at Moonies with other families! Right now plans are still in the works, but more details will come soon. We are hoping to have our first Spirit Night on National Hamburger Day, May 28th!