Little Wonders Weekly Announcements - Week 24
Sun, Feb 23 11:13am

Week 24: February 24-28

ON OUR CALENDARS                                                                                               
2/28  Tues AM PJ Night
3/5 Dads’ Night Out at Fieldwork
3/6- School Closed Due to Convention (Friday class make ups on school calendar)
3/6-3/7 Annual CCPPNS Convention
3/13 Friday AM Class PJ Night
3/14 Wednesday AM Class School Wash
3/20 Bacchus Wine Night and Auction

TWO WEEKS TO GO UNTIL CONVENTION 

The CCPPNS convention is coming up in two weeks and the workshops are looking amazing! Here are just some of the workshop titles:

Speaking With Children So They Can Think

Boundaries, Bodies, and Where Babies Come From

Using Mindfulness Techniques to Connect as a Family Indoors and Outdoors

Preserving Passion While Parenting and Beyond 

Calm and Competent Discipline

Why Feisty is Fabulous: How to Embrace Morality, Modalities, and Trait-Based Teaching to Truly Celebrate Every Child

The full list of workshops is now available! Convinced? REGISTER NOW

If you have any questions about which day(s) to attend or if you’d like to volunteer in order to get a discount on registration, email Sandy Steiner at council@littlewonders.org. You can sign up for specific volunteer shifts here.

 

NEW DISCUSSION TOPICS

Our discussion topics for the next two weeks will focus on the children once again.  AM classes will discuss Setting Our Children Up to Succeed: Defining Realistic Expectations for Parents. 

PM and Evening classes will discuss How To Give Our Children a Fighting Chance at Independence. Wed PM, our older 2’s -young 3’s classes will discuss Failure As an Opportunity to Grow.  Staff will post handouts to Konstella. 

BACCHUS WINE NIGHT AND AUCTION

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Friday, March 20th
7:30 PM- 9:30 PM
Bacchus Wine & Spirits Shop (map)

A night out and supporting Little Wonders at the same time? Yes please! Call the babysitter, order a pizza, because it’s time for Little Wonders Bacchus Wine Night for adults only! Hor d'oeuvres and desserts will be served and there will be a silent auction. Come and enjoy a night out!

PRICE: $30/person will include food and one glass of champagne. No-host bar available to purchase additional drinks. Wine bottles available for sale with proceeds going back to Little Wonders.
Click here for tickets: https://littlewondersorg.formstack.com/forms/2020_bacchus 

AUCTIONEER WANTED
Have you always wanted to emcee a live auction? Or know someone great on the mic? We’re looking for someone who loves Little Wonders, loves to work a crowd, and wants to help us sell some wonderful items at the Bacchus event on March 20! E-mail development@littlewonders.org for more information.

INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS?
Do you love Little Wonders and want to give back? We want to hear from you! Descriptions of all of the board jobs can be found on our website, but all current board members and teachers are also happy to answer your questions. If you’re generally interested but not sure which role is right for you, that’s ok too! Joining the Board is a great way to get involved and get to know other Little Wonders families. E-mail Steph O’Grady at secretary@littlewonders.org if you’re interested and/or would just like more information. 

DADS’ NIGHT OUT THURSDAY, MARCH 5
Join other Little Wonders dads and grab a cold beverage after the kids go to sleep! Stop by Fieldwork brewery on Thursday, March 5 between 7-9pm near the bocce courts. 

SCHOOL JOB FEEDBACK FORMS DUE
Please fulfill your job requirements by completing your Job Feedback form today. We strive to improve our school jobs each year with your help and feedback. The link can be found here and should only take a few minutes. Thank you to all for your time and efforts in completing your school jobs!

SCHOLASTIC BOOK ORDERS DUE THURSDAY FEB 27th

***Spend $10 and help Little Wonders earn 100 extra bonus points! This is a great opportunity for parents to order some books (preferably in Spanish) for the upcoming book drive for Family Connections. Sign up at www.Scholastic.com/bookclubs. Enter the class activation code GKC39. Please email Kim at Lwscholastic@gmail.com if you have any questions. 

 

 

 

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Support Little Wonders while you holiday shop!

Amazon Smile: https://www.konstella.com/go?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsmile.amazon.com, make Little Wonders your charitable organization

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

Primary.com: www.primary.com/school/littlewonders, code LITTLEWONDERS

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