April 2018 Newsletter
April Caring and Sharing: “St. Jude Trike-A-Thon”
We were approached by St. Jude’s Research Hospital to participate in a Trike-A-Thon. During the week of April 2nd all of the children will have an opportunity to ride a tricycle. We will have a “course” set up for riding. Donation sheets are attached if you would like to pledge. All pledges are due back by Friday, April 13th. Please be assured that this is an optional program. All of the children will ride regardless of donation.
Providence Bruins Offer
Attached is a flyer from the Providence Bruins. They are offering Preschools in the area a promotional discount for their “Kids Character” Day. If you decide to purchase tickets, reference Owl’s Crossing Preschool to make sure you get the promotional discount. Have Fun!
Program Add-Ons for next school year
If interested in adding programs to your child’s class next year, please contact us in the office. Add-Ons available are Lunch Bunch, Monday Funday, Friday Little Explorers, and Friday Pre K Enrichment. Space is limited. Lunch Bunch can be done periodically and doesn’t require sign up at this time unless you would like a space for the entire school year. Periodic Lunch Bunch is available with a sign up book in the office.
Week of the Young Child
We will celebrate “The Week of the Young Child” during the week of April 23rd. “The Week of the Young Child” was established in 1971 to lay the foundation for children’s success in school and later in life. The themes this year are Music Monday, Tasty Tuesday, Work Together Wednesday, Artsy Thursday and Family Friday. Depending on which day your child comes to school, they will participate in special activities.
Owl’s Crossing Summer Camp
Registration for Summer Camp has begun. We will have programs throughout the end of June, July and the beginning of August. For detailed information, please visit our website at www.owlscrossing.com. Registration forms have been sent home. If interested, please complete the form and send in with a registration fee. Space is limited.
Miss Patti Funtastics/Miss Kim Yoga/Mama Steph
Miss Patti from Funtastics will be in for the afternoon classes on Thursday, April 5th. Miss Kim will do yoga with the children on Friday, April 6th for the afternoon classes. Mama Steph will be here on Tuesday, April 24th for the afternoon classes.
This month the Pre K children and 3 Day Nursery children will be learning about Michelangelo. The children will experiment creating frescoes and try their hand at “ceiling art”.
April School Vacation
A reminder that we will be closed for April School Vacation from April 16th – 20th, reopening on Monday April 23rd.
Hootie’s Safety Lessons
“Hootie’s Safety Tip #3” was “Don’t Play With Fire”. The children learned the song to the tune of “I’m a Little Teapot”: “Fire can be used in many ways, cooking, keeping warm, and in the fireplace. But fire can be dangerous, it is hot. Should children play with fire? No they should not!” Safety Tip #4 “If You Get Lost in a Public Place” will be April 12th and 13th.
6th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival and Portfolio Viewing
Save the Date! Tuesday, May 15th
- 6:00pm Nursery Classes
- 7:00pm Pre K Classes
The children have been working hard throughout the year creating a beautiful portfolio to share with their families. We all look forward to this very special evening!
An Owl’s Crossing Favorite song:
The Itsy Bitsy Spider
The Itsy Bitsy Spider went up the water spout
Down came the rain and washed the spider out
Out came the sun and dried up all the rain
And the Itsy Bitsy Spider went up the spout again
Hoot of the Month
What is the biggest ant in the world?
Quote of the Month
“Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush ”…Doug Larson
We are excited for the beautiful weather to come so we can enjoy lots of outdoor activities!
Judy and Suzanne and the Owl’s Crossing Staff