Little Wonders May Announcements
Mon, May 3 12:12am

May Announcements

ON OUR CALENDARS  

5/3 - Start of Summer Session #1

5/11 - May Board Meeting

 

SUMMER SESSION #1 STARTS THIS WEEK

We are so excited to be starting our in-person and virtual summer classes this week! If you’d like to join us for either session but haven’t yet registered, you can still register here. Session #1 runs May 3-June 10, and Session #2 runs June 22-July 29.

If you are attending the summer session, please remember to read and sign the Little Wonders COVID-19 protocols and Health & Safety Expectations. We also need a participating parent TB clearance and your child’s vaccination record. Please get these in as soon as possible. Questions about these forms can be directed to our Records Team at forms@littlewonders.org.

 

END-OF-YEAR SURVEY

Thank you for participating in the Little Wonders program this semester! Please fill out the following brief survey to provide us with your feedback. It should take no longer than 2 minutes. We hope to see you again in the future! https://forms.gle/cHFN2Cp4EicczcfU7

 

NEW DIRECTOR SEARCH

Our amazing Director, Mireille McKee, will be retiring soon. She will be irreplaceable, but we are beginning our search for a new Director.  If you, or anyone you know may be interested, please contact president@littlewonders.org for more information. 

 

KEEPSAKES UPDATES 

The keepsakes that were done at home and returned a couple of weeks ago are now in. Those enrolled in summer session can pick up at school during the first week, and those not enrolled may come by between 10:30 and noon or may text Mireille at 650-722-3450 to coordinate a pick-up time.

 

BOOK DRIVE BENEFITING FAMILY CONNECTIONS

Thank you to all who donated books for the book drive so far! We will be accepting books until the end of this week! Please bring any books you’d like to donate to Little Wonders, or you can have them shipped to Mireille at Little Wonders. And thank you!

What: English & Spanish Bilingual Book Drive benefiting Family Connections

When: Now through May 7

How: If ordering through Scholastic:

  1. Go to Scholastic and select your books! Or go here to see a curated list of bilingual books offered through Scholastic.
  2. Add books to your cart and then check-out using activation code GKC39.
  3. Select to have the books shipped to Mireille at Little Wonders.

Or, drop off English or Spanish bilingual books for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers at Little Wonders May 3-7. And thank you!

 

BOARD RECRUITMENT 

Thank you to those who have stepped up to help next year! We still need a few more board members for next year! The board meets once per month and we have a lot of fun while ensuring the school runs smoothly. Our treasurer position is open and we are looking for an experienced and committed community member to fill this spot. If you know someone, perhaps a grandparent or relative with accounting experience, that would like to be involved please share this opportunity. If you are interested in joining or would like more information, please fill out this form or email secretary@littlewonders.org.

 

COMING BACK TO LITTLE WONDERS IN THE FALL? SIGN UP FOR A PRE-REG JOB

Fall registration opens soon, but why not save your spot now!! Please consider taking on a pre-registration job! Families assigned to a pre-registration job by May 31st will receive their first choice class for the fall school year! Pre-registration jobs include:

  • Assistants to the Board Members
  • Registrar assistants
  • Keepsake coordinator
  • Social Media Manager
  • Grant Writer
  • Invoice and Payment Coordinator
  • Class Liaisons
  • Konstella manager and a number of others...

Check our website for a list of jobs that are pre-reg. If interested, please email jobs@littlewonders.org and let Alyse know which job you’d be interested in. We are happy to connect you with the person currently in that role so you can find out if this is a good fit for you.

 

FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS TALK AT PARENTS PLACE 

Parents Place is offering a class on Fathers and Daughters taught by John Anning, who taught with Mireille many years ago. Several of our parents took his class last year and highly recommend it. Here is some info on his upcoming class:

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Fathers and Daughters: Guiding and Supporting Our Girls (Preschool/Elementary)

Tuesday, May 4 from 1:00-2:00pm

The relationship between fathers and daughters can be magical—but also very challenging during this uncertain time. This workshop will allow dads the opportunity to improve communication and understanding with their daughters, and also with their partners.

With John Anning, BA, Parent Educator at Parents Place, a program of JFCS' Center for Children and Youth.

Fee is $30 and link to sign up is here.

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FOLLOW, REVIEW, & RATE US ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram. We regularly post content that is interesting and relevant for families with infants and toddlers! We’d also love to hear from you on our Facebook page, NextDoor, and Yelp! We have some great 5 star ratings on social media but WE NEED MORE! Please take a moment to write us a review or rate us on Facebook, NextDoor, or Yelp so that other families can see how valuable our school and community is. Spread the word!

 

Website password: Wonder20

Tel: 650.348.0736

Blog: http://www.littlewonders.org/blog/

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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/littlewonderssanmateo/

Yelpwww.yelp.com/biz/little-wonders-a-parent-child-center-san-mateo

Shutterflyhttps://littlewonders.shutterfly.com/  (pw: LWFamily)

NextDoor: https://nextdoor.com/pages/little-wonders-a-parent-child-center

Amazon Smile: https://smile.amazon.com (make Little Wonders your charitable organization)

ShutterFly/TinyPrints Affiliate: http://littlewonders.shutterflystorefront.com/

Scholastic Books: www.Scholastic.com/bookclubs, Activation code “GKC39”