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Good Afternoon Parents,

The month of September is coming to a close and we are looking forward to the month of October!  October will be full of the fun and exciting events here at Assumption ECLC.  Before looking forward, I want to share with you some news from September.

Charleston Wrap Fundraiser

Our Charleston Wrap Fundraiser ended on Friday September 21st.  As a school, the ECLC raised $9,269.50 in total sales.  We receive between 30% and 40% of total sales, depending on the items purchased.  We are hoping to hear from Charleston Wrap by the end of this week to see exactly how much the ECLC made in this fundraiser.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the sale.  Mrs. Taylor’s class wins a PIZZA party for having the tops sales; $1,956.00!  Congratulations!!!

The top seller in each class wins one of the stuffed animal toys up front.

Congratulations to:

  • Mrs. Miriam’s Honeybees: Elody Bednar
  • Ms. Caroline’s Cubs: Zeke Skutt
  • Ms. Virginia’s Ducks: Brighton Condy
  • Ms. Hartley’s Hippos: Riley Kinnunen
  • Ms. Helen’s Owls: Riley Irwin
  • Mrs. Ellie’s Elephants: Grace Kelly
  • Mrs. Taylor’s Tucans: Adair Currie
  • Mrs. Valbuena’s Dinosaurs: Mabel Cowen
  • Mrs. Brown’s Bears: Colton Wood
  • Mrs. Christina’s Caterpillars:  Emma Juardo

Please pick your toy from the front office!  All students who participated will get a little toy or sticker set depending on the age group, as the little toys are choking hazards for children under 3 years old.

Thank you again for participating!  This fundraiser will go towards purchasing curriculum and classroom materials for our infant, toddler, PK1 and PK2 classrooms.

Fire Lane and Cross Walk

I want to thank you all for your cooperation in no longer parking in the fire lane.  Please remember that from 7:00AM -8:00AM there is no parking in the loading and unloading zones in front of the gym as well.

Please remember to use the cross walk when crossing the street.  Arrival and dismissal can be extremely hectic, using the cross walk allows the teachers to stop cars so the children and parents can cross safely.

Now for upcoming events…

HSA Meeting

Our next HSA meeting will be Tuesday, September 25 at 8:00 a.m. in Kohl’s Hall. Please come with questions, ideas, and information to share.

Below is the agenda for the meeting.  If you need to be added to the agenda, please email Nicole Lanier at nicoleplanier@gmail.com

  • Homeroom Parent Update – Michelle Issac
  • Preschool Update – Mrs. Spears
  • Safety Update – Mrs. Jimenez
  • Fall Festival Update – Jackie Flint
  • Box Tops – Cathy Rogero
  • Jogathon – Jenn Swain
  • Committee Chairs Sign Ups – Nicole Lanier

Splash Jax

Splash Jax is offering FREE swim class on September 27th for all children three years and older.  Click here to learn more. 

Knight School

The Knight School chess enrichment will begin on Wednesday (9/26) with 2 free trail classes.  If you have not RSVPed for the free classes please email reb@theknightschool.com to reserve your spot.

If your child is registered for preschool in the morning (7:30-12:00) and you would like to have your child stay from 12:00 to 12:30 to attend the Knight School, there will be a monthly fee of $12.  Please sign up with Ms. Maria at the front desk, please make checks payable to Assumption ECLC.

Spirit Shirt Day

Friday September 28th is our first Spirit Shirt Day!  Bring $1 to donate to Catholic Charities and your PK3 and PK4 student can wear their favorite sport team’s shirt or Assumption Spirit shirt.  Please wear uniform bottoms.

Donuts with Dad

Our students are starting to work on special projects for the dads!  Be sure to mark your calendar for Donuts with Dad on Tuesday, October 2nd at 8:00AM.

Jog-a-thon

Our PK3 and PK4 students will participate in the Jog-a-thon this year on Friday, October 5th.  Each student in PK3 and PK4 will get a Jog-a-thon t-shirt to wear on Friday, October 5th.  All students regardless of their program are encouraged to attend.  If your child does not normally attend on Fridays, they can join the fun from 7:30-10:00am at no additional cost or fee.  Please let your child’s teacher know if your child will be attending.

We do need volunteers for the Jog-a-thon.  If you are able to help, please check out this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f44a4ae2aa6ff2-acs2018

Parent-Teacher Conferences

There will be NO SCHOOL on October 12th for all of our GREEN families.  Our PK3 and PK4 classes will have parent-teacher conferences this day.  Your child’s teachers will create a sign up link for you to schedule your conference.

We will have school this day for all BLUE families.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is scheduled for October 20th.  This is such a fun event for our community.  Assumption ECLC will be hosting the “Underwater Adventure” inflatable booth.  Your child’s homeroom parents will be sending out a sign up genius for volunteers to run and supervise our booth.

Teacher Planning Day

There will be NO SCHOOL on October 26th for our GREEN families.  We will be providing childcare on this day, but parents must RSVP by October 19thPlease RSVP by completing this form.  

All Saints Day

Our All Saints Day Parade will be November 1st.  We are encouraging our PK3 and PK4 students to start thinking about their favorite saint to dress up as for our parade.  We will be sending out more information soon about this fun event!

Real Men Wear Pink

One of our parents, Christopher Jackson, is doing a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.  Please read this letter from Mr. Jackson and consider donating to this great cause. 

I want to thank you all for choosing Assumption as your family’s preschool and early childhood learning center.  We love and value each child as member of our school and Christian community.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to ask.  We are always looking for opportunities to grow.

We hope you had an amazing September and will have an OUTSTANDING October.

Blessings,

Kristin Spears

Director

Assumption Early Childhood Learning Center

 

If You Bring a Parent to School…

Thursday, August 23rd was our “If You Bring a Parent to School” open house.  The children were so excited to show their parents how they spend their time at Assumption ECLC learning and playing.  Check our these great pictures from our fun morning!