School Closed on 2/2/15


UPDATE AT 6 AM:  All Friends Together programs will be CLOSED today, Monday February 2, due to predicted ice and freezing rain and potentially hazardous road conditions.  Please stay safe today!


Due to predicted severe weather and potentially hazardous road conditions on Monday, February 2, 2015, there will be a two-hour delayed opening of Port Washington Schools. In order to allow our students and staff to safely arrive at school, all Friends Together programs will open at 10:30 AM.

Should weather conditions worsen overnight, an updated message will be sent early tomorrow morning via email, and families can check this website or our Facebook page for updates.  Please exercise caution and stay safe.

10 AM Opening on 1/28/15

Due to potentially icy road conditions for Wednesday, January 28, 2015, there will be a two-hour delayed opening of Port Washington School District schools, for all students and staff. According to their Delayed Opening Policy, during a two hour delay, the earliest a Port Washington school will open is at 10 AM.

Friends Together follows the Port Washington School District’s schedule. For the safety of our children and teachers, all Friends Together programs will open at 10 AM. Please exercise caution and stay safe.

School Closed 1/27/15

Due to predicted heavy snow and potentially hazardous road conditions, all schools, including Friends Together, will be closed Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

Depending on the strength, duration and timing of the storm, and road conditions, a decision about Wednesday, January 28, 2015 will be made tomorrow.  Please take care and stay safe.

Parking Lot Closure

On Thursday and Friday, September 25th and 26th, our parking lot will be under construction and closed. In order to access #21, both drop off and pick up will happen through #4 for these two days.

We are excited that the parking lot is being resurfaced, and hope the work will be completed by Monday September 29th.

School Orientation

We are preparing for a wonderful year for our preschool students! Please join us for orientation on Thursday, September 4.

  • AM (check letter sent home for times): Children will come to meet their teachers and classmates, and see their classroom
  • PM (check letter sent home for times): Parents will come for an orientation session in which we will review the handbook, answer questions, introduce the teachers and mingle.

Also, be sure to check our calendar to help you plan for all the exciting events which will be part of our school year together.

Computer Lab in the Works

We are creating a computer lab and would appreciate the donation of any “cast-off” computers you may have. We are deciding which learning games to purchase for the computers. Please tell us about any favorites you may have.

By the way, there are still a few spots available in our 3’s and 4’s class for September.

Delayed Opening 2/14/14

Due to potentially dangerous road conditions this morning, Friday, February 14, 2014, Friends Together will not open until 9:30 AM today.

The preschool classes at 4 Manhasset Ave will start at 9:30 AM instead of 9 AM.

The Early Childhood Center at 6 Manhasset Ave and the Enrichment Daycare Center at 21 Yennicock Avenue will both open at 9:30 AM instead of 7:30 AM.

Closures 2/13/14

Due to icy and potentially hazardous road conditions, Friends Together will be CLOSED Thursday, February 13, 2014.

This includes the nursery school, Enrichment Daycare and Early Childhood Center, as well as after school programs.

Please stay warm and safe!

Closures Jan 21-22, 2014

Due to inclement weather, Friends Together Nursery will be having morning sessions ONLY.  The school will be closed on Wednesday, January 22.

The daycare centers located at 6 Manhasset Avenue and 21 Yennicock Avenue will begin closing today at 12 PM.  They will both be closed on Wednesday, January 22.

Please stay safe and warm during this snowstorm!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year

We at Friends together want to wish you and your family a Happy New Year!  It’s hard to believe that half of the school year is over already. We’ve had a wonderful time getting to know your children and can’t wait to for the next semester to begin.

In the meantime, if you’re going a bit stir crazy and looking for fun activities to do with the kids while they’re home, check out this list of New Years Activities to do with Kids – there are some fantastic ideas within.  See you soon!

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