Week 18: February 4th - 8th
ON OUR CALENDARS
2/1 - Thursday AM PJ Night
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
2/12 - Board Meeting
2/18-2/22 LW CLOSED for Presidents’ Week
DISCUSSION CYCLE 9
AM Classes-Love Languages: The Secret to Filling Your Loved Ones Emotional Tank
PM Classes- Communicating Authentically to Parent on the Same Page
Staff will post handouts on Konstella. Please do take a look.
REMINDER: ALL SCHOOL MEETING IS THIS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7th 6:30-9:00 pm The All School meeting is quickly approaching and if you haven’t replied to the Evite that was sent out, please take a moment to do so. The All School meeting is Little Wonders’ mandatory parents-only annual business meeting. Participants will have a chance to network with parent business owners, meet staff and board members, and also hear our business update and current fundraising efforts. Our guest speaker will be Anna Nedeleski Ph.D. who will be speaking on “Cultivating Kindness: Our Kids, Ourselves, Our Families, Our World.” 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
Last chance to learn about how YOU can make an impact in your child's school. Please submit an interest sheet found in the secretary’s box or email email@example.com for more information by Friday Feb. 8th. Joining the Little Wonders Board of Directors is a great way to get involved and give back, while using your professional skills and collaborating with an amazing team.
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!
DANCING WITH THE WONDERS - VALENTINE’S SWING PAY-TO-PLAY
There is still time to dance with us! 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 the Konstella calendar event 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 7:30-9:30
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.]
JUST STARTED IN YOUR LITTLE WONDERS CLASS?
Remember to sign up for Konstella and add yourself to your current classroom! Konstella is how we send out weekly announcements and create sign-ups for many events. You should have received a link to sign up in your welcome e-mail from the Registrar. Any questions, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org!
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.
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FEBRUARY DEALS
For great deals on Valentine’s Day books, check out Love, Mama, I SPY Little Hearts, and Click, Clack, Moo I Love You! for $5 and under.
Sensory books for this month include I Love Classical Music: My First Sound Book and How to Charm a Llama. Other great books include Can You Say Moo! Moo! Too?, Everybody Has a Body, and Little Excavator.
Lots of fun book packs as well: Little Critter I Can Do It Pack, Nursery Rhyme Board Book Trio, and National Geographic Explore My World First Science Pack.
*Parents can pick up a free book (up to $5) on an order of $25 or more. Code: READS
HELP PUBLICIZE LITTLE WONDERS
There are still spaces in some of our classes for the new semester! 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
Have you heard something hilarious or poignant in class recently? Send your “quote of the week” to email@example.com.
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