Our food drive will continue the next two weeks, ending on December 19th. Thank you for your generous donations so far! Please note that cash donations will now be awarded 10 points per dollar. If you’d like to make a cash donation you can put it into an envelope in your child’s folder. Thanks for your support!
Here are the links to both of the songs the children will be performing in the Christmas concert. Our class has been practicing with Mrs. Caswell and is even learning actions. Maybe your child could show them to you!
The primary department is excitedly preparing for our Christmas program. It will be held on Thursday, December 20 at 1 o’ clock in the main auditorium. Feel free to invite grandparents or other loved ones to this event. The part time Kindies don’t usually attend school on a Thursday so this will be a bit out of the norm for us. We are asking that you drop your child off at our classroom by 12:30 so that we can get ourselves ready. The program should be over by 2 o’clock and Christmas Holidays will officially begin!
Our class will be stars. Please dress your child in black from top to bottom. We will provide a glittery star headband.
Our class has been working with Mrs. Caswell on learning two songs. She will be picking a few students for a solo part. If your child volunteered for this you will find a sheet with the words for Look Up in your child’s folder. Feel free to look it up on youtube and help them learn the bracketed section.
Tomorrow is our Primary Toy Garage Sale! It will be held in the chapel. We appreciate all the donations that have come in and are excited to host this event! Feel free to come by before or after school to shop. Our class will be visiting the garage sale in the morning. If you’d like your child to participate we are suggesting that they bring a small amount of money ($2 or $3 perhaps) and a shopping bag labelled with their name. All money earned will be put towards our local Ann Davis House.
Tuesday, December 4 – Primary Garage Sale
Monday, December 10 – Wayland Sports field trip (permission form coming home soon)
Tuesday, December 18 – Gingerbread Fun Day (details to follow)
Thursday, December 20 – Primary Christmas Program (details to follow)
The children are working on a Christmas countdown craft that will be coming home today. It is a star with 24 links. Starting on the night of December 1st have your child remove one link and enjoy counting down the days until Christmas! It’ll be here before we know it!
Come one, come all! On Tuesday, December 4 the primary department is hosting a garage sale in the chapel. The sale will be open before school, beginning at 8:30 until the bell rings, and after school until 3:30. Parents are invited to shop during those times, and students will be visiting the sale during the school day with their classes.
The majority of items will range in price from .25 to $2 with a few bigger pieces being priced higher.
Please send children with a bit of money to shop, if you wish, and with a plastic grocery bag labelled with their name, for their purchases to go in. This could be a great opportunity for your child to buy a little Christmas gift for a sibling!
Thank you so much for your generous donations to the food drive last week! Our class earned 107 points! Here is a breakdown of the points as set out by the Salvation Army:
10 point item: tuna
5 point items:
mac and cheese
chunky soup (don’t add water)
canned lunches (ravioli, chili, pork and beans etc)
also, every dollar = 5 points
1 point: all other items
Please do not donate packages of noodle soup or pop.
What a great way to bless our community this holiday season! We appreciate your involvement!
Just a quick reminder that tomorrow is pajama day. Your child may also bring a teddy bear or other stuffed toy to class with them. We hope the stuffies will behave! See you in the morning!
As the holiday season approaches our class has two opportunities to bless those in need around us:
- Primary Garage Sale – We are looking for donations of gently used toys. We will have the sale on Tuesday, December 4th. All proceeds will go to the Ann Davis House. This might be a great opportunity to clean out the closets of unused toys before Christmas arrives. It might also be a fun opportunity for your child to pick out and buy inexpensive Christmas gifts for their siblings.
- Salvation Army Food Drive – We are looking for canned and boxed non-perishable food items. Our class will get points for each item brought in. The class with the most points will win a prize! I will give more details in the next few days as I receive more information.
Thanks for considering helping out in these areas!