Spin-Kemp Christian Preschool
Parents’ Page – December 2019
For unto us a Child is born…… Isaiah 9:6
The Christmas season is upon us and the Staff and I wish you and your family a month full of wonder, joy and the spirituality that the miracle of our Savior’s birth brings. We make every effort at preschool to convey the true spirit of Christmas to the students. You may see some evidence of Santa, for he is the symbol of the spirit of giving. You may hear some reindeer songs, but we will emphasize the celebration of Christ’s birth, for this is the real reason Christians celebrate!
Scholastic book orders are due no later than Dec. 6th. This will allow them time to arrive before Christmas break. If you orders directly through the book club, please place your order on or before this date. The points we earn with each book purchased allows us to get new books for the classrooms. Scholastic also has educational items, games, books with tapes and puzzles we can use the points on. Many of our puzzle and listening center books with tapes have come from Scholastic.
Books are excellent gifts for young readers or any reader for that matter. This is a wonderful way to promote literacy at home. I know many families use our public libraries which are great but for a child to have a favorite book they can have read over and over to them and not have to return it is special. I have many of the books my own children loved and will give them to my grand children as they become readers. Many are out of print now and it will be nice to pass them on.
Our Christmas Program is Friday, December 20th at 11:15 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. If your child doesn’t come on Fridays, we would like for all students be here on the 20th at normal time 8:30 a.m. Parents when you come for the program, please enter through the double glass doors by the Church Sanctuary at 11:00 a.m. (This is the area where parents with smaller children dropped-off and picked- up their student.)
It’s important to explain the drop-off and pick-up service with winter fast approaching. This is a service for parents who have younger children, students they have to get to elementary school by 9:00 a.m. or grandparents that can’t manage the stairs. I know it would be nice if we could offer this to everyone but we do not have the staff to do this for the whole student body. We are also limited by staff/student ratio. This ratio also applies to me when I am dealing with a group of students. I’m the only person not in a classroom and who is available to move the students to and from their class so I have to be on ratio at all times. I know that some students see their friends coming with me and would also like to come so that is why we must restrict this service to parents that really need the help.
We have had some parents asking if it is too late to send their children 5 days for the rest of the year. Beginning in January, any (Pre-K) parent interested in signing their child up for the 5 day program is welcome to do so. Some parents don’t always want to start 5 days at the beginning of the year but find their child has matured enough to try it in the second half of the term. This is especially helpful for students going on to kindergarten in the fall. It allows students to experience attending five days that can make the transition to elementary school a little easier. If you are interested, please speak to your teacher to see if it is a good idea for your child. The tuition for five days is $260 per month.
Mark your calendars for:
* Scholastic book orders due Dec. 6th
* December 20th Christmas Program 11:15 a.m.
parents arrive early 11:00 a.m. Fellowship Hall
* Christmas Break no school Dec. 23rd
* classes resume Monday, January 6th
HO! HO! HO!
HAPPY DECEMBER BIRTHDAYS
December 12 ~ Audrey E. December 17 ~ Chloe J. December 28 ~ Mrs. Bange
December 30th ~ Ada D. Baby Jesus
We will be working on the letters J, K & L, as well as the number 4 and the color red. We will have the librarian on December 9th and music with Pastor Scott on December 11th
Don’t forget to sign up to bring something for our Christmas Party on Friday, December 20th. Our Christmas Choir Concert is on the same day at 11:15 a.m. It will start on time and we want to remind you to get here by 11 a.m. Please be on time preschoolers get very fidgety and are not good at waiting. You may invite as many as you want to hear the choir Friday, December 20th is our last class day in 2019 so we will see you back on January 6th.
Have a wonderful Christmas Break!!
Ms. Schroder and Mrs. Turner
Merry Christmas! Christmas time is here and we will spend this month talking about Jesus’ birthday.
This is a short month of school with so much to pack into it. Letters I, J & K, the number 4th and the color red worked into our daily lesson plans. Our projects will reflect the Christmas season, along with the books and songs.
We will have a Christmas Choir concert on Friday, December 20th at 11:15 a.m. Please arrive before then as our program will begin promptly at its scheduled time. You will not want to miss any of the event.
Our class Christmas party will also be on Friday, December 20th. There will be a party sign-up sheet on our bulletin board outside the classroom. This will be the last day of school for 2019. Class will resume on Monday, January 6th.
Have a Blessed Holiday Season and a Merry Christmas!
Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Misutka
We wish all our students and their families a Blessed Christmas. Jesus is the reason for the season.
We are so grateful for Jesus in our lives. We talk about how we see Jesus in our friends and how to
treat our friends as Jesus would treat them.
December is going to be a fast paced month in the classroom with all the special projects we
will be working on for the holiday. We will be enjoying this special time of year in the classroom
with all of our friends.
We will have a Christmas Program on Friday, December 20th. Parents, please arrive around 11:00 a.m., as our program will begin promptly at 11:15 a.m. If Friday is not your usual day for school, we encourage you to bring your child to school at regular. Then you may proceed to Fellowship Hall to wait for the program to begin. The students have been practicing long and hard for the performance.
Our Christmas party is also Friday, December 20th we will have a sign-up sheet for party goodies on the bulletin board.
The school Christmas Holiday begins December 20th and will go through January 6th. We will see you back in class on Monday, January 6th. We wish you and your family a blessed holiday.
Mrs. Bange, Mrs. Nowak and Mrs. Turner
Parents we want all of our students in school on Friday, December 20th.
If your child does not come on Friday please have him or her here at the regular time 8:30 a.m. It is important they be here for the Christmas program and the party