Week 19: February 11th - 15th
ON OUR CALENDARS
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
2/25 - Good Eggs Fundraiser Starts for Spring
2/26 - Chipotle Dine-and-Donate
DISCUSSION CYCLE 9 - CONTINUED
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.
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 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information by Friday Feb. 8th. Joining the Little Wonders Board of Directors is a great way to get involved and give back, all 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. You are always welcome to e-mail current Board members individually to find out more!
THIS WEEKEND: 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 (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 required 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.] If a new family member (spouse, grand parent, etc) is attending more than 3 times, they should also attend.
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 email@example.com!
Our next Board Meeting is Tuesday, February 12th. Any Little Wonders members are welcome to attend. In addition, those considering joining the Board are encouraged to come. Please e-mail Shannon, firstname.lastname@example.org, if you plan to attend. Yes, there will be food. :)
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
GRATITUDE CORNER: ALL-SCHOOL MEETING
Thanks to our Events Chair Danielle, her assistant Michelle, the ASM Coordinator Geni, and the ASM team, Nicolette, Diana, Kristine, Dikisha and Sophie for pulling off a fun and informative evening. Special thanks to Anna Nedelisky for her thoughtful and inspiring presentation. We also appreciated all the people who participated in our Parent-to-Parent Networking, our Outreach Partners, and Ben the Juggler. Our fundraising efforts were thanks to Development Chair Jackie, and team members Christina and Nancy. Last, but certainly not least, we are grateful for all the continued support from all of YOU who attended the meeting! Your engagement with other members of our school’s community only serves to strengthen that culture of kindness we are all striving to create.
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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