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August Newsletter

A Note from Our Principal

 

Thank you all for your participation in our Kids Helping Kids initiative this summer! Our students raised more than $1,150.00 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston through a lemonade stand and art auction. Students staffed the stand and sold lemonade to their fellow students, families, staff and teachers. Students also auctioned off their artwork to raise additional funds.

 

On July 12, staff from Chesterbrook Academy Preschool delivered the donation check to representatives at Ronald McDonald House and cooked a spaghetti dinner for families staying at the facility. The donated funds will help the organization provide a “home-away-from-home” for children undergoing extensive medical treatment. Through this initiative, students learned the importance of helping children in need.

 

We are grateful for the opportunity to watch our students serve others these past few weeks and appreciate the role you all had in this.

 

We still have a few more weeks of summer, but our teachers are hard at work preparing our classrooms for the new school year. Many of our students will be transitioning into new classrooms this month, and classroom specific information will be sent home soon. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns in the interim.

Sincerely,

Andrea Williams


Parent Breakfast:

 

We know how much time you spend taking care of everyone else so we would like to spend a little time taking care of you. The Administrative will provide you with a bagged breakfast on August 7th. Sometimes the adults need taken care of too!


End of Summer Carnival

 

Our annual end of summer party will be held on August 9th from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. There will be games, crafts, a face painter, popcorn machine, snow cones, and cotton candy! We’ll have the sprinklers on and the pool will be open **parents will have to supervise the children in the water activities.

 

We hope you will attend!

 

Spirit Day:

 

August 9th: Tie Dye Day: Come to school dressed in tie dye!


Trike A-Thon

 

The St. Jude’s Trike A-thon will be held on August 16th at 10am. Please bring your child’s bike and helmet. We do have several trikes that the children can use if they want to participate and do not have a bike of their own.

 

Last year our children raised $1344.00! Let’s see if we can beat that number! Please be on the lookout for fundraiser forms in your child’s classroom on Thursday at the end of the day. We will have extra forms at the tadpoles if you have family or friends who would like to help our fundraising efforts.


Teacher Meet & Greet:

 

Meet your child’s teacher or just spend a few minutes catching up on Friday August 23rd from 6pm-7pm. Light refreshments will be served


Enrichment Programs

Fall Activities:

Registration will start on Monday. Sign-up sheets will be in the lobby. Sign up now to reserve your space and Pay by September 6th

  • Dance: 14 weeks $225.00
  • Gymnastics 14 weeks $225.00
  • Soccer: 12 weeks $156.00
  • Amazing Athletes: 12 weeks $195.00

 

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Important Dates:

August 7th Parent Breakfast

August 9th—Spirit Day and End of Summer Carnival 3p.m.-5 p.m.

August 23rd—Meet & Greet 6 p.m. -7 .p.m.

August 30th—Parent folders go home

September 2nd—CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY

 

 

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