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October News

Our Monthly theme is Community Helpers!!! During this month your child(ren) will be learning about:

Community Helpers!

Friends Around the Neighborhood!


Important dates to know:

Oct. 1st – Fire Truck Visits!

Oct. 9th – Picture Day for Lions, Cheetahs, Chimps, Giraffes and siblings

Oct.10th – Picture Day for Elephants, Zebras and Crocodiles

Oct. 15th – Wear Black Day!

Oct. 24th – Crazy Sock Day!

Oct. 29th – Decorate a Pumpkin!

Oct. 31st – Magic Show at 10 A.M. , Parade at 3:45, School CLOSES directly after parade!

News to know:

1. Halloween Parade – It is on the playground on Oct. 31st at 3:45 p.m. The teachers will be dressing the children for the parade so send in your child(ren)’s costume in a bag with their name on it. The school will be CLOSING directly following the parade at 4 p.m. to allow the families to go home and enjoy trick -or- treating with their child(ren).

2. Fall Fundraiser – The fundraiser will be distributed in a few days. The proceeds from this will help us pay for extra activities for the children. Please return orders by Oct.13th.

3. Picture Day – Lions, Chimps, Cheetahs, Giraffes and siblings will be photographed on Oct. 9th and Elephants, Zebras and Crocodiles will be Oct. 10th. The proofs will return in a few weeks with order forms if you are interested in placing orders.

4. Book Fair – Thank you to all of our families who purchased books. We were able to place over $700 in new books into our classrooms.

As we all can feel the weather is changing and Fall is amongst us so please make sure your child(ren)’s extra clothes are the correct size and match the season!

October gave a party;
The leaves by hundreds came,—
The Ashes, Oaks, and Maples,
And leaves of every name.
The sunshine spread a carpet,
And every thing was grand;
Miss Weather led the dancing;
Professor Wind, the band….
The sight was like a rainbow
New-fallen from the sky….
~George Cooper, “October’s Party”

Written by: Kim Hensinger

May News

The Goddard School“Shops All Around”

Your child (ren) will be learning about different kinds of shops around their neighborhood and/or town during the month of May.

News to know:

1. Teacher Appreciation Week: We will be celebrating our amazing teachers all week long next week May 5 – 9. Gifts and treats will be provided by the front office all week long. If you would like to recognize your child’s teachers in any way, we have designated Thursday as parent’s day to show their appreciation. Attached to this newsletter is a paper flower. We are asking you to write something nice about your child’s teachers on the flower and return to the office. We will then be displaying the flowers around their classroom doors.

2.Social Media Policy: Now that you are receiving pictures from our new Tadpoles program on a daily basis; I wanted to take a moment to remind you of our Social Media Policy that you signed when you enrolled at Goddard. Parents may not post publibly in any form any photos or video footage from The Goddard School that include images of any children in a picture that are not their own. Parents may not identify the location of The Goddard School in any social media outlet including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, and Snapchat.

3. Tadpoles: Hopefully by now you are all receiving emails from Tadpoles, our new online parent communication program. Beginning next week we will no longer be distributing paper Daily Activity Reports. If you are not receiving electronic emails from Tadpoles, please stop in the office to ensure we have your proper email. Beginning in June, Parent Newsletters will be emailed to your thru Tadpoles. We hope you are enjoying our new program!

4. Picture Day: This year instead of having a picture day in June, we will be having a spring picture day in May. Lions, Cheetahs, Chimps, and Giraffes will be on Thursday, May 8th in the morning. Elephants, Zebras, and Crocodiles will be photographed on Friday, May 9th in the morning. Say Cheese!!!

Important Dates:

May 7th – Goddard Pajama Day!

May 8th and 9th – Picture Day!

May 20th – Wear Purple to School Day!

May 21st – Ice Cream Sundaes!

May 26th – Closed! Happy Memorial Day!

May 30th – Goddard School Picnic!

Written by: Kim Hensinger

Oh! that we two were Maying Down the stream of the soft spring breeze; Like children with violets playing, In the shade of the whispering trees.”
— Charles Kingsley Quotes

October News

Fall - Family C />Community Helpers

During the month of October your child (ren) will be learning about a variety of community helpers and their important jobs. We will be experiencing a Dental Puppet Show on the 8th and the Fire Truck will visit on the 11th!!!

Here are some other activities to look forward to during October:

Picture Day – 9th and 10th
Wear Black Day – 16th
Crazy Sock Day – 25th
Decorate A Pumpkin – 30th
Halloween Magic Show – 31st

Our fun Halloween Parade will be at 3:45 on the 31st. Please send in your child’s costume in a bag for the teachers will be dressing your child (ren) for the parade. Due to the large amount of children in our school, parents will not be allowed in the school to dress their child (ren) for the parade. Please come cheer on and enjoy watching your child (ren) use their imaginations and experience one of childhoods funnest Holidays!!!! The school will close immediately afterward at 4:00 p.m. so you can continue your celebration at home with your families!!

Picture Day is split into 2 days so here are the class schedules: Lions, Chimps, Cheetahs and Giraffes as well as siblings of these groups will be on Wednesday the 9th. Elephants, Zebras, and Crocodiles will be photographed on Thursday the 10th.

“Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves, We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves! “(Quote by – Humbert Wolfe)

Written by: Kim Hensinger

June News

Blocks - Teacher & Boy

“Oh, The Places We’ll Go”

Week 1- Exploring A Construction Site!
Week 2- Fun In A Supermarket!
Week 3- Have A Ball At The Mall!
Week 4- A Camping We Will Go!

As Summer is approaching, the weather is getting hotter! Please remember appropriate change of clothes for your child and sunscreen!

Pre-K Graduation will be Thursday, June 20th at 4 p.m. Congratulations!!! We are so proud of all of you and wish you the best with your educational journey!

We will be closed due to teacher in-service on Friday, June 21st. We will see you on Monday, June 24th for the start of our Summer Program.

Petting Zoo visits- 24th
Face Painting comes- 26th
Picture Day- 28th

“It is the month of June, The month of leaves and roses, When pleasant sights salute the eyes, And pleasant scents the noses.”

-Nathaniel Parker Willis

Written By: Kim Hensinger