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  1. WINTER BREAK Reminder that the last day of class for the afternoon Casa is today Thursday, December 17th. The last day of class for the morning Casa and Elementary is tomorrow Friday, December 18th – 11:30am dismissal (NO ASC). Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE!
  2. INFANT & TODDLER Infant spots still available for January! We have a few infant spots left on Mondays for our January to March session. If you (or a friend) have a child between 2-15 months and would like to find out more about the benefits of this program, please feel free to speak directly with our facilitator Christie. Our Tuesday to Friday Toddler classes are now all FULL.
  3. GRAD TRIP RAFFLE The winner of the raffle will be drawn on Friday, January 8th. Don’t forget to return all ticket sales by the deadline of Tuesday, January 5th!
  4. TEACHER LUNCHES A very big thank you to everyone who participated in the holiday teacher lunches! They were all very much appreciated and enjoyed.

Infant & Toddler

Please see “All” section and check back in the New Year for Infant & Toddler specific information.

Casa

  1. WHAT NEXT? Save the date! Coming up on Monday, January 11th are two parent evenings. The first specifically for parents of 4 year olds to learn about the Extended-day Kindergarten program; and the second for parents of current Extended-day Kindergarten students to learn more about the Elementary Program.

Extended-day Kindergarten

  1. EXTENDED-DAY PE The Extended-day Kindergarten students have PE in-house the first week back in January.
  2. HIGH TOUCH HIGH TECH The HTHT Scientist will be here with their “Weather or Not” presentation on Thursday, January 7th.
  3. WHAT NEXT? Save the date! Coming up on Monday, January 11th are two parent evenings. The first specifically for parents of 4 year olds to learn about the Extended-day Kindergarten program; and the second for parents of current Extended-day Kindergarten students to learn more about the Elementary Program.
  4. ELEMENTARY OBSERVATIONS Extended-day parents with an interest or curiosity about the Elementary program at North Star are invited to book an observation. Observations are 15 minutes in each of the Lower & Upper Elementary classrooms. Currently Tuesday, January 12th and Thursday, January 14th mornings are available. Please contact Jeanne to book your observation.
  5. PIZZA DAYS Attached please find the pizza order form for pizza days until Spring Break. The deadline to submit your order form for ALL pizza dates is Tuesday, January 5th (our first day back).

Elementary

  1. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The LE students will have PE in-house the first week back in January.
  2. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The UE students will have PE in-house the first week back in January.
  3. UPPER ELEMENTARY SECRET SANTA The UE students will be having a secret santa gift exchange on Friday, December 18th. Please ensure that your child brings a small gift worth no more than $10.00 on or before the 18th.
  4. UPPER ELEMENTARY HTHT The HTHT Scientist will be here with their “Meteorology Madness” presentation on Friday, January 8th.
  5. FREE DRESS DAY Our next Free Dress Day is tomorrow Friday, December 18th. Students donate a minimum of $1.00 to their teacher upon entering the classroom first thing in the morning to wear their choice of clothing rather than the school uniform. Students must wear appropriate footwear, clothes must be in good repair and hats/gloves are not permitted to be worn inside the classroom.
  6. PIZZA DAYS Attached please find the pizza order form for pizza days until Spring Break. The deadline to submit your order form for ALL pizza dates iS Tuesday, January 5th (our first day back).