This week starts out with a visit from the Suffolk Public Librarians. This is always a treat!
Tuesday, we will gather in the sanctuary for Chapel time. Please feel free to join us around 9:15am. Children will be learning the story of the Ten Commandments.
Wednesday fellowship dinners begin at 5:45pm. This is a wonderful opportunity for the whole family to come out for a meal and a variety of activities. Look for the Kirk Night flyers around the atrium. I will be teaching a class on the Fruits of the Spirit for 1st – 5th grade. I’m really looking forward to being back in the classroom! Which, by the way will be in the New Education Building!!
PEP classes begin this week. Science for Preschoolers has been cancelled. But, Mrs. Hendrickson and Mrs. Hare are bringing there combined talents to Kids in the Kitchen!! Sports 101 is very popular! Ms. Angie will be showing the kids a variety of sports as she meets with her “team” for the next 10 weeks.
Pantry Parent Shopping Lists are available on the website. Now they are done by the month. So, January Pantry Parents can check them out well in advance.
Lesson Plans will no longer be posted on the website. Getting them up on the site in a timely manner was a real challenge. So, look for an email from your teacher or a paper copy coming home each week. Enrollment information is now up on the website.
Jan. 17 – early release for PreK. Staff Meeting. Gin Staylor, quality rating mentor, will be leading
Jan. 17 – Preschool Council 6:30 pm. We are in need of a parent representative for the three year old team. Please let me know if you are interested.
Jan. 21 – No School. Martin Luther King Day.
Jan. 22 – Parent Group at 9:15am AND Diversity Days Begins!!! There will be a traveling museum set up in the new building. If you have items that you would like to add to the display please let me know. Diversity includes not only our ethnic backgrounds, but people who are differently abled, and those who are of different ages. Examples of items could be- multicultural clothing, school books from other countries, food, crutches, hearing aids, slings, glasses, and so on. We would love to borrow them for our museum.
Jan. 23 – Disability awareness. Children will participate in a variety of activities while “handicapped” in different ways.
Jan. 24 – Foods from many lands for snack. Children will be offered a “sampler” of items.
Jan. 28 – No School. Suffolk Public Schools and Isle of Wight County Schools are closed.
Jan. 29 – Kindergarten Fair in St. Andrew Hall. Representatives from area schools, both public and private will be available to answer your questions. This is open to the public.
Whew!! January is very busy!!
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