Kidsplace Nursery School

Another Busy Week!

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It was a busy week at Kidsplace! A few highlights:

  • Thank you to everyone who came to the Annual General Meeting on Monday. Your attendance and participation was appreciated. Approved minutes from all board meetings can be found in the classroom.
  • Mom’s Pantry products arrived, and we raised close to $850! Thank you everyone! Our next fundraiser will be in the New Year.
  • We had a fun-filled field trip to the Henderson library! We hope everyone had a great time!

IMPORTANT NOTICE

We would like to remind everyone who is picking up or dropping off a student to please take off their boots/shoes at the top of the stairs to help avoid slips/falls, and to keep the school clean.

SAVE THE DATE

Our Christmas concerts/parties will be held in our classroom on the last days of classes before the winter break (Dec 18 & 19th). We will provide you with more details soon!

THE NEXT THEME

Our theme next week will be opposites!

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Brush Your Teeth! Wash Your Hands!

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Hope everyone had a safe and Happy Halloween! A big thank you to everyone who helped out with our Halloween parties, and made some fantastic treats to share.

Our clever teachers at Kidsplace chose a great theme for the next two weeks! Dental Health & Hygiene! Very fitting for right after Halloween.

As soon as we can, we will provide details about our Mom’s Pantry fundraiser, let you know the grand total raised, the pick up date, and the winners of our fundraising prizes for the first part of the school year. Thank you for your support.

A few friendly reminders:

  • November 6/7: School picture orders are due
  • November 11 – School closed for Remembrance Day
  • November 13/14 – Scholastic book orders are due
  • November 17 at 7pm – Annual General Meeting in the Calvin School library. Please attend to learn more about the school, meet the teachers and the board members.
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Mom’s Pantry Reminder

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Don’t forget! Mom’s Pantry orders are due this week! Orders must be in no later than October 28/29. Late orders cannot be accepted. Please ensure cheques are made out to Kidsplace Nursery School.

More order forms are available on the Mom’s Pantry website (www.momspantry.ca). The delivery and pick up date will be announced soon!

And don’t forget about our fundraising incentives:

Classroom Prizes: The top fundraiser in each of our three classes per semester (Sept-Dec; Jan-May) will receive a gift from Scholastic Canada.

Overall Prize: The top overall fundraiser (all classes combined) in each semester (Sept-Dec; Jan-May) will receive a movie theatre gift card (admission for two).

Thank you and have a fun and safe Halloween!

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Time to Collect Leaves!

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The next couple of weeks at Kidsplace (October 14-24) we will be learning all about Fall! Please have your child collect some leaves to bring to class next week as we explore this theme. The leaves will be used in crafts and at our sensory table.

Our next fundraiser is Mom’s Pantry! More information will be coming home soon, but mark your calendars…orders are due October 28/29 with a projected delivery date of early December! (Perfect for Christmas treats!)

Get Ready to Say Cheese!

School pictures will be taken October 20 (M/W/F class) and October 21 (T/TH classes). More information about package options and purchasing will be sent home soon!

Halloween Party!

Halloween is coming soon, and with it, our first school party! The T/TH class will have their party October 30, while the M/W/F classes will have theirs October 31.

Children are welcome to dress up in their costumes (no scary costumes or toy weapons such as knives, guns, swords, etc. please!) that day. There are sign-up sheets inside the classroom if you would like to bring treats or help out with the party.

Other Reminders

  • There is no school on October 13, Thanksgiving Monday.
  • Scholastic Book orders are due October 16/17
  • Our Annual General Meeting takes place November 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the library at Calvin Christian School.
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Out of This World! {Kidsplace Featured Friday}

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Today’s the day! Our Mom’s Pantry items will be ready for pick up at Jolene Proslowski’s home (43 Edelweiss Crescent – check out the map at the end of this post!) between 12 noon and 6 p.m. If you’re in the Monday/Wednesday/Friday class, it’s even easier! You can pick up your goodies from Jodie McRae at the end of class today! Thanks Jolene and Jodie! 🙂

For more on what’s happening at Kidsplace this coming week (it’s out of this world!), and some info on our upcoming Christmas program, read on!

Click Here to Read More!

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And the Winners Are… {Kidsplace Featured Friday}

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Ah, those weekends do tend to get away on me! But here we are with a slightly late, but very exciting, update from Kidsplace! Because today we get to announce the winners of our fall fundraising incentive prizes! (That huge thank you note above is for all of you for your awesome support of Kidsplace thus far!)

Read on to find out who won, and our theme for this week!

Click here for the winners!

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Trick or Treat! {Kidplace Featured Friday}

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It’s here…the dentists’ favourite week of the year! Kids might be dreaming about all that candy, but you can bet more than a few parents are scheming how to reduce some of that Halloween sugar intake. Some trade toys for treats. Some chocolate just magically makes its way to Mom’s late night snack jar…

Kidsplace is gearing up for its second week (Oct. 28 – Nov 1) of the Halloween theme and we have some fun activities planned. You know the drill…read on to find out all the (not so) spooky details!

Click right here for more info on what’s happening at Kidsplace this week!

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Happy Halloween – Almost! {Kidsplace Featured Friday}

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Have you got yours yet? Pumpkin, that is! We ate them last weekend…now we get to decorate them for Halloween! This trick or treaty time of year will be our Kidsplace theme for the next two weeks (Oct. 21 – Nov 1), finishing off with our annual Halloween Party! For more details about this, school pictures and more, read on… (There’s some VERY interesting news regarding fundraising too, and it has something to do with PRIZES!)

Click right here to read on!

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Thanks For the Small Things! {Kidsplace Featured Friday}

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Catching Leaves (Kelly Rempel Photo)

This coming week (October 7 – 11) at Kidsplace we’ll be learning all about Fall and Thanksgiving! Even those falling leaves and cooler days can make us thankful when we see what joy the season brings to the small people living in our homes!

Please have your child collect some leaves to bring to class next week as we explore our “Fall” theme. The leaves will be used in crafts and at our sensory table.

For more about our upcoming themes, some great fundraising news, and information about Picture Day and our Halloween Parties, keep on reading …

Keep On Reading! Click Here!

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One More Week To Go… {Kidsplace Featured Friday}

file3521260078508Only 11 days until Christmas! Our little elves have just one more fun week (December 17-21) of Christmas activities at Kidsplace before we take a two-week break for the holidays. School will resume Monday, January 7.

And some Christmasy links, from us to you!

30 Best Christmas Children’s Books

20 Christmas Crafts and Activities for Kids

Visit the North Pole! Fun activities!

Mom’s Pantry Comes This Week!

Mom’s Pantry orders will be delivered Tuesday, December 18, and will be available for pick up between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Kayla’s home, 27 Tudor Crescent. Please contact Kayla (204-667-5184) if you have any further questions or are available to help sort orders at 6 p.m.

Time to Party!

The annual Kidsplace Christmas program and party is coming this week! Mark December 20 (T/TH classes) and December 21 (M/W/F class) on your calendar! The program will take place in the classroom during regular class hours. There is very limited seating, so immediate family only, please. Check out the sign up sheets to bring goodies!

Looking Ahead…Board Members Needed

Kidsplace is in urgent need of three more board members for January to May. Positions include vice-president, fundraising coordinator and member-at-large. Time commitment is not a lot, and we would really appreciate your involvement! Talk to the teachers, or contact us at kidsplaceboard@hotmail.com or 204-661-1325 for more information!