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October 2018 Click on the menu topics below.
Director's Message
Important Notices
Birthdays
Special Events
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DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE
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Dear Parents,

The children seem to be enjoying their back to school activities. With follow up on us, we are all looking forward to the cooler weather.
On Wednesday, October 3rd, we will be having parent orientation night. this will begin at 7:00PM we ask that at least one parent attend. The teachers will be discussing the classroom agenda and the school year activities.
We request that you do not bring your child to orientation night. This parent’s night is for the toddler room in preschool rooms. Not the baby room.

Picture day will be Thursday, October 4th. If it is not your child's normal day for school, and you want them to be in the class picture and have their picture taken, please be here by 9:30 AM.
You, or whoever brings them, must wait with your child until their picture is taken. We have planned some special activities to celebrate Halloween. All children are invited to these events.
If the event is on a day your child normally does not attend; they are invited to the activity for a specific time frame. On Wednesday, October 31st, we will be having our costume parade and special snack with her parents at 10:00AM.
Please see attached flyer in your child’s bin.

We are also planning a visit from the farm animals and our pumpkin picking tentatively on Tuesday, October 23rd. The animals and pumpkins will come to JKL. We do not leave the school and do field trips.
Just a reminder school be closed Monday, October 8th for Columbus Day.
The teachers and I look forward to seeing you at orientation night. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me

Sincerely,

Joanne
Special Events
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Events
Picture Day - School pictures will be taken on Thursday, October 4th. 

Upcoming Events
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Oct. 3rd – Parents Night 7pm

Oct. 4th – Picture Day

Oct. 8th – School Closed

Oct. 23rd – Pumpkin and Farm Day

Oct. 31st – Halloween Celebration

 Special Notices
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Spanish Teacher -We are still currently looking for a Spanish teacher for our preschool children. We will keep you updated. If you know someone who might be interested please let Joanne know.

Security- When entering the building please do not allow anyone to enter with you unless you know them as a fellow parent. Please tell them to ring the bell. I thank you for your cooperation.

Sick Policy- A child cannot attend school if they have a fever. Anything over 100 is a fever. Your child must be fever free for 24 hours before coming back to school. March was an awful month for
illness at the school and sick children create sick teachers. This turns into a vicious cycle and the illness is prolonged through the school. Please keep your child home if they are sick.

Pizza Fridays- We will be continuing pizza Fridays. If your child attends on Friday, you can pay $15 per month and pizza will be supplied. Just add $15 to your tuition

Epi Pens- If your child has an allergy that requires and Epi Pen please be sure you have all the necessary paperwork completed. See Joanne.

Sunblock- We do have a sunscreen shade on part of the playground, but your child will also need sunscreen. Please apply sunscreen to your child before they come to school. It is considered a
topical medication, therefore we need a written permission slip and the sunscreen you want us to put on your child.

BIRTHDAYS
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October Birthdays

15th - Aiden, 43rs.
15th - Colin, 3yrs.
21st - Keegan, 4yrs.
 
Please see your child's teacher and let us know when you would like to celebrate your child's birthday.

 IMPORTANT NOTICES
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School Snacks and Lunch
We will be continuing pizza Fridays. If your child attends school on Fridays you can pay $15 per month and pizza will be supplied. Just add $15 to your tuition.
This is a peanut and nut free school including all tree nuts. Please do not send your child in with any nut products. There is a sunflower seed spread that tastes like peanut butter
that is available. If you are using a peanut butter substitute, please tell your child's teacher so that we know it is not peanut butter. Also we do not allow whole carrots or hot dogs for lunch.
The carrots can be shredded or cooked and sent in. If you have to send in hot dogs they have to be halved length wise and cut into very small pieces. Grapes and cherry tomatoes must also
be cut. Please note filtered water, and 1% milk is offered at snack and lunch. Snack consists of crackers, fruit, vegetables, cheese, pretzels, goldfish, and selected cookies. Lunch is supplied
by parents. Please have your child's lunch in a lunch box clearly marked with their name. If their lunch must be kept cold, please place an ice pack in the lunch box. No food can be heated.
Parents have used a thermos for mac and cheese, soup and chicken nuggets. If needed, your child will be given assistance setting up their lunch. The toddlers will have their lunch set up for them
and will be given assistance with eating. Please note all lunch boxes will go on top of the work bin shelf in your child's classroom. Due to fire marshal restrictions nothing can be left in the hallway. ***
Please not if your child has any food allergies, you need to supply all their food including snack.

Specials
The following school specials will begin on the dates below:
Sign Language- Monday- Miss. Kim 9/17
Dance/Movement- Tuesday- Miss. Laura 9/18
Music- Wednesday- Miss Donna 9/12
Science- Thursday- Miss Kim 9/13
Culture & Cuisine - Thursday- Miss Kim 9/13
Gym- Tuesday and Friday- Mr. Barry 9/14
Spanish - Friday
Clothing Bins
Please make sure your child has clothes in their clothes bin. Your child's name should be on each piece of clothing. Clothes bins are located in your child's classroom. Also please be sure your 
child’s jacket is labeled with their name. Please use coat bags.

*** Just a reminder when we do go out on the playground the children must wear sneakers. You might want to keep an old pair in their bin.
Toddler and Preschoolers Who Nap
Please bring in a crib sheet and small light weight blanket to put on the cot. It must be marked with your child's name. The teachers will send it home to be washed weekly.
Children’s Work Bins
Each child has a bin in her/his classroom. Please check this bin on a daily basis. It will contain your child’s work for the day and any correspondence from the teacher or the director.
For children who are not potty trained in Mrs. Fazio’s or Miss Kim and Miss Cathy’s class, please place two or three diapers or training pants in your child’s work bin with a small container of wipes.
School Days and Hours
Just a reminder that you must adhere to the schedule you enrolled your child for. We must keep a specific "child to teacher" ratio so this schedule is very important.
Also there are no make-up days if your child is out ill and if you bring your child in late you must still pick them up at their normal dismissal time. There will be an overtime charge for late pick-ups.
Tuition
Please note tuition is based on the number of days your child attends in a school year. It is then broken down into ten equal payments.
Toys
Please note: We do NOT allow children to bring toys to school. Please adhere to this policy.
Box Tops for Education
Our school participates in this program. You will see the Box Tops on many products you purchase. Please have your child help cut them out and bring them to school. Our school receives 10 cents 
for each box top and we use the money towards activities we have during the school year. We thank you in advance for your help.


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