Well, we are certainly in the midst of summer and in full swing of it. We are having a great time teaching and learning with our students! This month we are celebrating Independence Day and campers are jumping into action, playing games, exploring nature, being creative, and participating in other fun summer-themed activities. We can’t wait to see what the rest of the summer holds for us. August is enrollment and re-enrollment month so we will be welcoming a lot of new families and preparing for the upcoming school year. Children will be moving up as they transition to new classrooms and teachers will prepare for new students joining the class. Even though some things may look different when it comes to school this fall, one thing will remain the same which is the level of care that we provide to our children.
Every year, Chesterbrook partners with Alex’s Lemonade Stand as our community outreach, and this year we are shaking things up a bit. It’s that time again where we kick off our annual summer giving initiative and because many communities are in dire need of support, we are broadening this year’s Kids Helping Kids campaign to include more than just organizations that benefit children. We’re calling it Kids Helping Communities! We are setting up a virtual school drive as we partner with Feeding America the week of July 20th-31st.
We as a school are continuing to promote healthy hygiene practices such as hand washing and employees wearing face-covering, intensified cleaning & disinfection of the classrooms. We are following best practices that align with recommendations from the CDC, Florida Department of Health, and Palm Beach County Executive Orders. Thank you for your partnership in ensuring the safety of our children and staff.
July 3rd- School Closed (4th of July Observance Day)
July 10th- Teddy Bear Picnic
July 15th- National Ice Cream Cone Day
July 21st- Cultural Music Day
July 22nd- Cultural Dress-Up Day
July 30th- International Day of Friendship
A Powerful Connection to a Lifetime of Learning
Your children experience the perfect balance of learning and play in a safe, nurturing environment. Our Links to Learning (LTL) curriculum prepares them for kindergarten by introducing concepts in reading, math, art, music and much more. You will receive progress updates, as well as ideas to continue learning at home.
Links 2 Home
You can expect to receive daily communication and pictures via email through our Links 2 Home program. And, we also encourage you to take a few moments each week to review your child’s classroom Links to Learning “Parent Board,” so you can “Link” to your child’s early education experiences. Posted are “Weekly Skills,” “Lesson Plan,” “Daily Schedule,” “Monthly Spanish” and “Learning Outcomes.”
The purpose of our sick policy is to reduce the spread of illness among our students and to encourage full recuperation of sick children before they return to school. We depend on parents to assist us in maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all of our children.
Children may be sent home if they have any concerning symptoms. Also, a child must be free of all of these symptoms for at least 24 hours before he/she can return to school. These symptoms include:
- A Fever of 100 degrees or more
- Vomiting within the previous 24-hour period
- Diarrhea within the previous 24-hour period
- Symptoms of a communicable disease
- Fussy, cranky behavior and not himself/ herself
Following an illness, a child may return to school once he/she has either been seen by a doctor or it has been determined that illness is not contagious. (A doctor’s clearance may be requested.) Please help us keep all of our children healthy by following these rules. If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know. Thank you for your support!
TUITION: Tuition is due the 1st business day of every month. Accounts not paid in full by 12:00 pm the fifth business day of every month will automatically receive a late fee of $25. If tuition is not paid in full by the 7th business day of each month, your child may not attend until the balance is paid in its entirety. Failure to comply with tuition policies will result in a notice of dis-enrollment. If you’d like to sign up for our ACH program, which automatically pulls your monthly tuition from the account of your choice the 1st business day of every month, just let us know, and we will help get you enrolled.
ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS FEES: If your child is signed up to attend a specific enrichment program, the monthly fee must be paid in full the first week of every month, or your child may not attend the second week. Please understand, we are obligated to pay our physical fitness vendors promptly for their services. Credits will not be issued for missed classes due to absence or non-payment.
CATERED LUNCH PROGRAM ADVANCE ORDERING REQUIRED Monthly lunch order forms are available two weeks before each new month. Please be sure to turn your lunch order in with payment no later than the posted deadline. Late orders may not be honored. Pizza Friday orders for the entire month must also be turned in by the deadline. Ordering lunch is an optional service. You may also send lunch from home.