Week 15: January 14th-18th
ON OUR CALENDARS
1/12 - Weds. Eve. Class PJ Morning
1/14 - 1/22 - Loved Twice Baby Clothing Drive
1/15 - Dine and Donate at Tomatina
1/21 - New Semester Begins
1/29 - CCPPNS Parent Resource Night
2/2 - Thursday AM School Wash
2/7 - All School Meeting - Required of all Little Wonders Families
2/9 - Dancing with the Wonders - Valentine's Swing Pay to Play (Adults Only), 7:30-9:30PM
DISCUSSION CYCLE 7 - CONTINUED
AM Classes will be discussing “Making Art Fun for You and Your Toddler”
PM Classes will be discussing “Managing Media: Let’s Figure This Out Together!”
Staff will post handouts on Konstella. Please do take a look.
TUESDAY: DINE AND DONATE AT TOMATINA
Join us for a Dine & Donate, a fundraising event sponsored by Tomatina in San Mateo (401 S. B. St.) on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Tomatina will generously donate 15% of food and beverage sales from lunch, dinner, and takeout ALL DAY on the above date to Little Wonders for any customer that presents the attached flyer. Spread the word! Invite your family and friends to join you.
LOVED TWICE BABY CLOTHING DRIVE - JANUARY 14-22
Please bring donations of new or gently worn baby clothes (0-12 mos), receiving/swaddling blankets, small board books, and stain-free bibs to the Little Wonders classroom until January 22. These donations of baby clothes will help disadvantaged infants at local hospitals, shelters, and clinics. NO TOYS or BABY EQUIPMENT, PLEASE. For more info, see https://lovedtwice.org/
DANCING WITH THE WONDERS - VALENTINE’S SWING PAY-TO-PLAY
A Konstella Invite to "Dancing with the Wonders -- Valentine's Swing" our Valentine's Pay to Play for adults will be coming out this week. Come alone or with your partner for a fun lesson in swing dancing! Snacks and Beverages will be provided! Sign up via Konstella and you will be invoiced for your ticket(s) $25 pre-sale, or $30 at the door
WHERE: Community Room (upstairs from Little Wonders classroom)
WHEN: Sat 2/9 from 7:30-9:30
SCHOOL WASH THANKS
Thank to all the parents that attended the January school wash (Wed PM + Wed Evening Classes). It was a great turn out of 15 families! This awesome turnout made it so that the wash was thorough and quick. A special thanks to David Gherardi from our Facilities Team who set up, hosted, and organized the families during the school wash.
Next school wash is scheduled for February 2nd hosted by the Thursday AM Class. Please respond quickly to the Evite upon receiving it.
SPRING SEMESTER CLASSES
For parents with little ones 9-14 months as of January 1, 2019, we will have a Thursday PM2 class held on Thursdays from 2:30-4:30. Our New Spring Baby Play for families with 3-9 month olds as of January 1, 2019, will be offered on Tuesdays 12:30-2 PM. Both these classes will start the week of January 21st. Registration is now available at http://littlewondersorg.formstack.com/forms/2018_2019_sy_registration
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PARENT RESOURCE NIGHT ON JANUARY 29th- REGISTER NOW
San Mateo Council of Parent Participation Nursery Schools Parents Resource Night is a FREE event for our families and the families of other Council Co-Op Preschools, full of helpful presentations. This year, topics include Positive Parenting, Wellness-focused pediatric care, gender inclusion in preschool, and legal and financial planning. It’s happening on January 29th at 6:30 PM at Carlmont Parents Nursery School (in Belmont). Register here soon as the lectures can fill up.
MANDATORY ALL SCHOOL MEETING - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7th 6:30-9:00pm
PLEASE SAVE THE DATE and arrange the babysitters for our mandatory parent-only All School Meeting on Thursday, February 7th from 6:30-9:00 pm. This is Little Wonders annual business meeting and will give parents an opportunity to network with other parents offering services, introduce staff and board members, cover our annual budget and fundraising efforts and have a chance to meet our outreach partners. We will also have a guest speaker talk with Q&A at the end. This is a required evening for all Little Wonders participants and one representative from each family is needed in attendance. If you cannot attend this meeting you must email your teacher and let her know. Make-up requirements will then be discussed to fulfill the ASM requirement.
JOIN THE LITTLE WONDERS BOARD FOR 2019-2020
Do you love Little Wonders? We are starting recruitment for our 2019-2020 Board of Directors! We are a volunteer board of 12 members who meet once a month. It’s a great way to get involved and give back, while meeting some great parents along the way. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested, and look for an Interest Sheet on the bulletin board in the classroom soon.
SAVE THE DATE - BACCHUS WINE NIGHT!
WHEN: Friday, March 22, from 7:30pm - 9:30pm
WHERE: Bacchus Wine and Spirits Shop - 25 Hillcrest Blvd. Millbrae, CA 94030
Please grab a partner, friend or friends (!) and join us for some Spring Wine Tasting at Bacchus Wine and Spirits Shop from 7:30-9:30pm. We will be serving hors d'oeuvres and desserts. We also plan to have a silent and live auction. Come and enjoy a night out!
REMINDER: PLEASE PAY ANY OUTSTANDING INVOICES
Just a gentle reminder - please search your inbox for any unpaid PayPal invoices from Little Wonders (Keepsakes, auction items, tuition, etc.). Start 2019 with a clean slate!
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"Plastic is a kind of paper" - talking about the rubber bouncer tube.
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