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Spartans Newsletter South: June 24-28

FIELD TRIPS:

  • Monday:Stephens Lake Playground (12:30-3:30)
  • Tuesday and Thursday: Pool day! (12:45-3:00). Please have your child bring their swimsuit, sunscreen, and a towel.
  • Wednesday: Columbia Public Library (12:45-3:00)
  • Friday: Stokowski

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: thumbprint animals, paper bag birds, animal masks

REMINDERS:

  • DUKES & DUCHESSES WILL NEED TO BRING A SHOEBOX THIS WEEK!
  • Every Tuesday and Thursday will be pool days (weather permitting)
  • Spray-on sunscreen is NOT allowed! It must be the rub-on lotion!
  • Please write your child’s name on any possessions that they will be bringing (towels, sunscreen, etc.)
  • We will not be allowing any electronics at the Academy this summer. (iPods, cell phones, games, etc.)
  • Please check the lost and found (located in the classroom) for items that have been left.
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Spartans Newsletter South: June 17-21

FIELD TRIPS:

  • Monday:We are going to Lazer Lanes (11:00-1:00)
  • Tuesday and Thursday: Pool day! (12:45-3:00). Please have your child bring their swimsuit, sunscreen, and a towel.
  • Wednesday: Mizzou Arena Tour (12:30-3:30).
  • Friday: We are taking a trip to the St. Louis Zoo! (all day)

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: creating aliens, moon cookies, constellations

REMINDERS:

  • YOUR CHILD WILL NEED TO BRING AN EMPTY SODA/WATER BOTTLE TUESDAY
  • Every Tuesday and Thursday will be pool days (weather permitting)
  • Spray-on sunscreen is NOT allowed! It must be the rub-on lotion!
  • Please write your child’s name on any possessions that they will be bringing (towels, sunscreen, etc.)
  • We will not be allowing any electronics at the Academy this summer. (iPods, cell phones, games, etc.)
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Spartans Newsletter South: June 10-14

FIELD TRIPS:

  • Monday:Tour of the State Capitol building (1:00-3:00)
  • Tuesday and Thursday: Pool day! (12:45-3:00). Please have your child bring their swimsuit, sunscreen, and a towel.
  • Wednesday: Columbia Public Library (12:45-3:00).
  • Friday: We are going to have our very own Olympic games at Cosmo/Bethel park (12:00-3:00).

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: making binoculars and bird feeders, a scavenger hunt. Barbeque lunch

REMINDERS:

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday will be pool days (weather permitting)
  • Spray-on sunscreen is NOT allowed! It must be the rub-on lotion!
  • Please write your child’s name on any possessions that they will be bringing (towels, sunscreen, etc.)
  • We will not be allowing any electronics at the Academy this summer. (iPods, cell phones, games, etc.)
  • Please check the lost and found (located in the classroom) for items that have been left.
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Spartans Newsletter South: June 3-7

Hello parents! This newsletter will be provided for you every week with information and reminders about activities and field trips. Each week of the summer will be a different theme and we have a lot of fun things planned! If you have any questions, please feel free to ask.

FIELD TRIPS:

  • Monday:MU campus tour at 11:00. Lunch will be provided for your children!
  • Tuesday and Thursday: Pool day! (12:45-3:00). Please have your child bring their swimsuit, sunscreen, and a towel.
  • Wednesday:  Playing at Cosmo Park (12:30-3:00).
  • Friday: Perche Creek for mini golf and batting cages (12:30-3:00).

ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK: making rain sticks, kites, and wind chimes

REMINDERS:

  • YOUR CHILD WILL NEED TO BRING AN EMPTY SODA/WATER BOTTLE THIS WEEK
  • Every Tuesday and Thursday will be pool days (weather permitting)
  • Spray-on sunscreen is NOT allowed! It must be the rub-on lotion!
  • Please write your child’s name on any possessions that they will be bringing (towels, sunscreen, etc.)
  • We will not be allowing any electronics at the Academy this summer. (iPods, cell phones, games, etc.)

 

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Spartans Newsletter South: February 2013

What do farmers give their wives on Valentine’s Day? Hogs and kisses! Haha! We are hoping everyone is having a wonderful 2013! There are some new teachers that joined us in the school-age classrooms. Mr. Matt joined the afternoon Dukes & Duchesses, while Ms. Maggie and Ms. Ashley joined the morning Dukes & Duchesses. The Spartans and Chancellors have combined. Chancellor parents please pick up your children’s belongings in the Spartan’s classroom! As always if school is cancelled due to weather, the Academy will still be open! Have an excellent February!

  • Please check your child’s cubby or folder weekly.
  • Groundhog day – 2nd
  • Valentine’s Day – 14th
  • Academy closed for Staff Training on Presidents’ Day – 18th

Ms. Kelli, Ms. Jess, Ms. Maggie, Mr. Matt, Ms. Ashley & Ms. Lindsay

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Spartans Newsletter South: January 2013

3…2…1… Happy New Year! 2012 was a great year for the school-agers and we hope 2013 will be even better! The Nutcracker was such a success and everyone did such a great job! We want to take the time to give a special “Thank You” to you parents for being such a supportive model in your children’s lives, especially during the Nutcracker. We believe they did so well because of your faith in their abilities! Have a great January!

Some important dates to remember:

Academy Closed for New Years Day –  January 1st

Academy Closed for Martin Luther King Day for Staff Training – January 21st

Thank you,

Ms. Lindsay, Ms. Kelli, Ms. Jess

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Spartans Newsletter South: December 2012

It’s here! It’s here! The holiday season has arrived!  We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! Winter break for the school-agers begins on December 24th  and runs through January 2nd. We have planned some fun activities for that week and we hope all can attend. If school lets out early or is canceled due to inclimate weather, the Academy will still be open! The Nutcracker production is such a huge event for the school-agers and we hope to see everyone and their families and friends there! As always, if you have any questions about upcoming events, please ask! Have a great December and a Happy New Year!

Some important dates to remember:

*Nutcracker – December 13th Missouri Theater, 6:30pm, We are now accepting costumes if you would like to turn in your child’s               outfit early

Academy Pajama Day – December 14th

Academy Closed for the holidays – December 24th –  25th

Academy Closed for New Year’s Day –  January 1st

Ms. Lindsay, Ms. Kaila, Ms. Kelli, Ms. Jess & Mrs. Emily

 

 

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Spartans Newsletter South: November 2012

The Boo Blast this year was such a success!! We saw so many wonderful costumes and really enjoyed the prize winning activities during Boo Blast. November will be a wonderful month for events as well! We have the feast coming up and Nutcracker practices have already started! How exciting?! The weather is starting to get really chilly so please bring a jacket with your child to school because we love to play outside! Also if you would like to talk to any of the teachers about the progress of your bundle of joys just let us know and we will make that happen!

Some important dates to remember:

November 4– Daylight Saving Time Ends

November 15 – Annual Academy Thanksgiving Feast

November 22 & 23 – Academy closed for Thanksgiving

December 13 – Annual Academy Nutcracker Production

Birthdays

Jackson Veltrop – 10

Avery Zerrer – 18

Lucas Brown – 22

Thank you,

Ms. Lindsay, Ms. Kaila, Ms. Kelli, Ms. Jess, Ms. Emily, & Ms. Amanda

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Spartans Newsletter South: October 2012

Boooooo! Can you believe the new school year started two months ago? Where has the time gone? We are having so much fun here at the Academy and have many events to look forward to! On October 31 we are having our Boo Blast event! This event is where the Academy friends can come dressed up in costume, play games and win prizes! The next few months we will be having a lot of excitement with practicing for the Nutcracker and other holiday events. If you have any questions about what events are coming up, ask, ask, ask!!

Some important dates to remember:

October 27 – Mizzou Homecoming Parade

October 30 – Trunk or Treat at the East location at 6:30pm

October 31 – Annual Academy Boo Blast!

November 15 – Annual Academy Thanksgiving Feast

December 13 – Annual Academy Nutcracker Production

Birthdays

Dylan Taylor – 20th

Micah Harris-Blaise – 31st

 

Thank you,

Ms. Lindsay, Ms. Kaila, Ms. Kelli, Ms. Jess, Ms. Emily, & Ms. Amanda

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Spartans Newsletter South: September 2012

School is back in session and it has started out great! The arrival of the new school year came fast and we are looking forward to an exciting upcoming year! A new addition has joined us “school-agers” named the Chancellors (located in the Noble’s Classroom)! A schedule for “full Academy Days” will be handed out soon! If you have any questions, do not be afraid to ask.

Some important dates to remember:

September 3 – Labor Day! No school & Academy Closed

September 6 – Academy Open House! (6:30 – 7:30)

September 24 – No School (pajama and electronic day)

Birthdays

Madison Jira – 21st

 

*A quick reminder: the schedules for the D & D, Spartans and Chancellors are located in their classrooms.

Thank you,

Ms. Lindsay, Ms. Kaila, Ms. Kelli, Ms. Jess, Ms. Emily, & Ms. Amanda

 

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