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Jesters Newsletter East: April 2016

We welcomed Reese, Orion, and Peter to the Jesters class! We are excited to have them with us! In March we focused on St. Patrick’s Day, music, and had a fun filled week of Dr. Seuss activities! The kids really enjoyed the egg hunt and spring party! Thank you to everyone that brought eggs and food for these special activities!

In April we will celebrate the Week of the Young Child. This takes place April 11-15and will consist of special activities each day! We will have a Medieval Feast for lunch one day as well! This month we will focus on learning about the Earth, spring, and weather. We look forward to more warm weather in April so we can explore outside!

Family teacher conferences will be coming up in May, so look for a sign-up sheet for that in the near future!

Have a great month!

April 11-15 – Week of the Young Child

April 22 – Earth Day

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Pixies Newsletter East: January 2016

Recap of December
InDecember, we learned about animals and had several fun activities related to Sesame Street. We read lots of books and made lots of artwork about winter and holidays.  The Pixies did a really good job on the Nutcracker performance and I hope you enjoyed watching your little ones dance on the stage.We gained another new friend from the Sprites room.  Welcome, Jack and Kelly!
Special Dates

January 18th – Academy closed for staff training

February 15th – Academy closed for staff training

Coming in January
This month we will keep talking more about winter. We will be singing more winter songs and rhymes, practicing body movements, and doing activities based on book characters. The weather is getting colder, but we still try to go outside for a short time when it is sunny and nice,so please bring in thick jackets, hats, and gloves.  If you have any questions, please feel free to ask Miss Ming or Miss Kim. Thank you!

Ms. Ming& Ms. Kim

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Jesters Newsletter East: January 2016

Welcome to a new year! We are so excited to start a great new year in the Jesters class. In the month of January we will focus on these themes: the New Year, winter, snow, hibernating, and snowmen! Thank you everyone for joining us for The Nutcracker performance! It was a great success and the children loved performing! Thank you families for bringing goodies for our holiday party as well. I hope everyone had a very happy holiday season!

Ms. Emily

Upcoming dates:

January 18 – Academy Closed – staff training

February 15– Academy Closed – staff training

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Jesters Newsletter East: December 2015

Upcoming dates:

December 15 – Nutcracker Performance at the Missouri Theater

December 16- Academy pajama day

December 18 – Class holiday party

December 22 – First day of winter

December 24 & 25 – Academy closed for Christmas

January1 – Academy closed for the New Year

January 18 – Academy closed for MLK Day and Teacher training

 

Thank you to everyone who attended the Feast and brought goodies to share!

In December we will study many themes including:zoo animals, gingerbread, holidays, and Nutcracker! Please be sure to send a winter coat, gloves, and a hat to school each day. We will still be going outside (weather permitting).

Tuesday, December 15th will be the Nutcracker Performance at the Missouri Theater. More info to come.

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Jesters Newsletter East: August 2014

In July we welcomed Lillyann to the Jesters and we are so happy to have her in our class!

This month we worked to beat the heat with fun water play activities! 

The annual Academy Picnic is on Friday, August 8th from 6-8 pm. Come join in the fun! There will be more information coming soon.

In August we will explore many areas including:zoo, science experiments, dress-up, and Back to School!

We will begin a new school year on August 25th!

We look forward to a great month in the Jesters class!

Important dates in August:

August 8 – Academy Picnic 6-8 pm

August 24 – Ms. Emily’s Birthday          

September 1- Academy closed in observance of Labor Day

Please contact me anytime with questions.

Ms. Emily 

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Jesters Newsletter East: July 2014

In June we began water play! We played in the sprinkler, explored with toys in the sensory table, and had lots of fun in the sun!Thank you to all the dads who joined us for Donuts with Dad.

Themes we plan to explore include: red white and blue, There Was an Old Lady, Disney, and the Farm!

We will continue water play on Tuesdays so please bring your child dressed in water clothes and shoes and already have sunscreen applied.

Please continue bringing a clean water cup each day and applying sunscreen to your child every morning.

We look forward to another great summer month in the Jesters!

Ms. Emily

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Jesters Newsletter East: April 2014

April Dates:

April 7-11 – Week of the Young Child

April 18 – Spring party & Egg Hunt

April 22 – Earth Day

In April we will celebrate the Week of the Young Child. This takes place April 7-11 and will consist of special activities.

This month we will continue focusing on different colors. We will read books and do activities that relate to these colors; including making a collage for each color! This month we will also talk about Earth Day and bunnies!

We look forward to more warm weather in April so we can explore outside!

Have a great month!

Ms. Emily

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Jesters Newsletter East: March 2014

In March we will have a fun week of Dr. Seuss and St. Patrick’s Day themed activities.  We will also be talking about spring and hoping for warmer weather!

We look forward to a fun filled month.

Important Dates in March:

March 9 – Daylight Saving Time

March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day

March 20 – First Day of Spring

Thank You! Ms. Emily

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Jesters Newsletter East: February 2014

Welcome to February!

In January we welcomed Kate to our class. We are so excited to have her with us!

In January we studied many topics including: winter, the new year, and the colors brown, blue, and orange.

In February we will continue to focus on colors including: yellow, pink, and purple. We will also spend a week working on Valentine’s Day activities!

Sweets With Your Sweetie is planned for Friday, February 14th from 7-9 am. Stop in at drop-off and share a sweet treat with your child(ren).

The Jesters Valentines Day Party will be on Friday, February 14th at 3 pm. There will be a sign-up sheet on the door if you would like to bring something for our party. Your child(ren) may bring valentine’s to pass out if they wish. If so, please bring these at drop-off in the morning so we can pass them out throughout the day. Please join us for the party if you can.

February Dates:

Feb 14 – Happy Valentine’s Day

Feb 14 – Sweets With Your Sweetie  7-9 am

Feb 14 – Valentine’s Day  Party at 3 pm

Feb 17 – Academy closed for Presidents’ Day (Staff training) 

Please contact me with any questions. Thank you. 

Ms. Emily 

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Jesters Newsletter East: January 2014

Welcome to a new year! We are so excited to start a great new year in the Jesters class. In the month of January we will focus on these themes: the New Year, winter, brown, orange, and blue. Beginning this month we will start focusing on a color each week and coordinate activities that go with that color. Thank you everyone for joining us for The Nutcracker performance! It was a great success and the children loved performing! Thank you families for bringing goodies for our holiday party as well. I hope everyone had a very happy holiday season!

Ms. Emily

Upcoming dates:

January 1 – Academy closed – New Year

January 20 – Academy Closed – MLKJ Day/teacher training

February 17 – Academy Closed – President’s Day/teacher training

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