Week 17: January 28th - February 1st
ON OUR CALENDARS
1/25 - Wed AM PJ Night
1/29 - CCPPNS Parent Resource Night
2/1 - Thursday AM PJ Night [UPDATED]
2/2 - Thursday AM School Wash
2/5 - 4th Meeting of Alumni Class
2/7 - All School Meeting - Required of all Little Wonders Families
2/8 - Board Interest Sheets Due
2/9 - Dancing with the Wonders - Valentine's Swing Pay to Play (Adults Only), 7:30-9:30PM
2/11 - Orientation for all new families [UPDATED]
2/12 - Board Meeting
2/18-2/22 LW CLOSED for Presidents’ Week
DISCUSSION CYCLE 8 - CONTINUED
AM Classes: The Benefits To Our Children of Unstructured Time and Play
PM Classes: Giving Our Children a Fighting Chance at Independence
Staff will post handouts on Konstella. Please do take a look.
DANCING WITH THE WONDERS - VALENTINE’S SWING PAY-TO-PLAY
Please RSVP to the Konstella invite to "Dancing with the Wonders -- Valentine's Swing," our Valentine's Pay to Play for adults. Come alone or with your partner for a fun lesson in swing dancing! Snacks and Beverages (possibly including wine) will be provided! Sign up via Konstella and you will be invoiced for your ticket(s) $25 pre-sale, or $30 at the door. Please comment on the event with number of attendees.
WHERE: Community Room (upstairs from Little Wonders classroom)
WHEN: Sat 2/9 from 7:30-9:30PM
OPTIONAL PARENT RESOURCE NIGHT THIS TUESDAY, JANUARY 29th
Parents Resource Night is a FREE event for our families and the families of other Council Co-Op Preschools, full of helpful presentations. Some of the presentations have already filled up, but there are still some spaces in the following topics:
- Positive Parenting
- Wellness-focused pediatric care
- Gender inclusion in preschool
- Family financial planning
It’s happening on January 29th at 6:30 PM at Carlmont Parents Nursery School (in Belmont). Register here for up to 2 different topics.
REMINDER: RSVP TO ALL SCHOOL MEETING EVITE - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7th 6:30-9:00 pm
A friendly reminder that the Evite for the All School Meeting was sent a few weeks ago and if you haven’t already, please make sure to respond to the Evite for planning purposes. The All School meeting is Little Wonders mandatory parent-only annual business meeting that will give parents an opportunity to network with other parents offering services, meet staff and board members, understand our annual budget and fundraising efforts, and meet our outreach partners. We will also have a fabulous guest speaker! NOTE: One representative from each Little Wonders family is required to attend the All School Meeting. If you cannot attend this meeting you must email your teacher ASAP to discuss make-up options.
JOIN THE LITTLE WONDERS BOARD FOR 2019-2020
Little Wonders wants YOU! 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 email@example.com if you are interested, and submit an interest sheet (available in the Secretary’s mailbox) by February 8. All Board of Director descriptions are also on the jobs page of our website. Current Board members will be visiting classes this week to answer questions, and you are always welcome to e-mail us individually to find out more!
ORIENTATION FOR NEW FAMILIES
All new families and those who joined back in November/December are invited to a School Orientation on Monday February 11th, 7-9 PM in our classroom. [PLEASE NOTE: This was originally scheduled for the 12th but has been moved to the 11th.]
FEBRUARY CPR CLASS SIGN-UP OPEN
Our second CPR class is coming on February 26th. Please fill out CPR sign up here. Parents have 2 options: 1) Take the instructional class for $50 or 2) instructional and certification for $70. Instructor will send link to online course which takes about 45 minutes and must be completed prior to CPR class.
HELP PUBLICIZE LITTLE WONDERS
You can help spread the word about how great Little Wonders is by ‘liking’ and/or leaving a review for us on Facebook or Yelp or recommending us on NextDoor. This is an easy way to share what you get from Little Wonders (advice, support, commiseration) with the community and will help us to help even more parents as they start their parenting journey.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
Child A: Would you like a turn with the blue one?
Child B: Yes, I would! Thank you!
(Overheard in Weds PM, much to my delight)
Have you heard something hilarious or poignant in class recently? Send your “quote of the week” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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