Weekly Update 5/24/13


  • Friday, May 24th – Monday, May 27th – Pre-school closed for Memorial Day weekend. The  Daycare/Enrichment will be open on Friday, May 24th, please check backpacks for registration forms.
  • Tuesday, June 11th- Last day of school
  • Wednesday, June 12th – Moving Up Ceremony for 4’s going to kindergarten – 9:00a.m. sharp
  • Thursday, June 13th  – School Breakfast, check backpacks for details. R.S.V.P required!


  • DAYCARE/ENRICHMENT – Our newly opened Early Childhood facility at 6 Manhasset Ave. is off to a great start! Programs available starting at 18 months. Please call for more information or a tour at 516-918-9319.
  • CAMP Spaces are still available for the 4 & 5 day programs.
  • Openings for September – Limited spaces still available in both Toddler and 3’s P.M. classes only. Call for more information.
  • P.S. Summer Footwear-  To eliminate foot  injuries & falling incidents, No Crocs or flip-flops, no exceptions! Closed sandals and sneakers only!


  • TODDLERS It felt like summer this week and the toddlers took advantage of the weather. We played outside on the playground with our friends everyday. We also made presents for Father’s Day—shhhh… it’s a surprise
  • 3 Day 3’s – The children had fun making footprints with paint. We continued with our dinosaur unit by sponge painting triceratops. The children had lots of fun learning a new dinosaur song & playing memory matching games
  • 4 Day  3’s – Everyday at circle time the children have great fun recalling what they know about dinosaurs. We enjoyed books, matching games, puzzles & plastic dinosaurs. In circle, we always reinforced the facts about the 4 dinosaurs which we focused on: stegosaurus, t-rex, apatasaurus & triceratops. Have a Happy Memorial Day Weekend
  • 5 Day 4’s – Butterflies, Butterflies, Butterflies!!! Our caterpillars have chrysalises, they have been transformed to the butterfly houses waiting for the metamorphosis to be complete & waiting to go into the garden , we will keep u updated. With the letter Z we completed our year long exploration of the alphabet. The beautifully decorated sharing boxes have been sent home for the last time, please recycle into momento boxes. Our weekly Friday poetry writing and illustrating are winding up as well. Once the children create the last individual poem, the poetry will be collected and the cover will be decorated and sent home to share with you. Our “All About Me” book has two pages to go and will be sent home along with the poetry book at the end of the year.
  • Extended Day 4’s – Our caterpillars have formed chrysalises! How exciting! It has been amazing to see these wonderful changes. Now we anxiously wait about two weeks for the final stage. In honor of Memorial Day, we made flags and talked about our country, the United States of America. We played the Alphabet Mystery Box & reviewed all our letters. We are finishing our Alphabet books and they will come home soon! Have a great weekend!

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