October 2018 Newsletter

NEW! Fall Break

New this year: GCPS has added a Fall break into their calendar schedule so we have too.
The school will be closed: Thursday, October 4th through Monday, October 8th.

Fundraiser Update

We wanted to take the opportunity to say a BIG Thank You for participating in our fundraisers. Our school relies on them to provide some extra learning materials for our school. Here is what has been donated so far for 2018:

Bruster’s Scoop Night: $147
Amazon Smile: $23.07
Kroger: $82.93

Want to donate through Amazon or Kroger just by doing your usual shopping? Please see Juanita for details.

And a really, a BIG Thank You to all of our families that enjoyed themselves at the Grandparent’s Dance. We had 100 attendees and raised $435.

St. Matthew’s Church Car Show

Saturday, October 13th

Where: Church Parking Lot
Time: 9am-3pm Rain or Shine
Cost:  FREE!

Come join us for a fun day!

  • Kids Zone
  • Concessions
  • Vendors
  • Door Prizes

David Ginn Magic Stories Show

David Ginn will bring back the magic that our students enjoy. This year’s theme is all about Magic Stories.

Thursday, October 18th – T/Th Toddlers, T/Th Twos, All Fours
Friday, October 19th – M/F Toddlers, MWF Twos, All Threes

Pumpkin Auction

We have the most creative teachers and we love to show off their skills during our annual pumpkin auction! Pumpkins will be on display for auction and voting from October 17th through October 26th.

Halloween Parties

Party sign-up sheets will be available with your child’s teacher in the next couple of weeks. Yes! We wear our costumes on Halloween! Please refrain from wearing anything that would be scary. For children in diapers or who are toilet training, make sure the costume is easily accessible or removable. Bring extra clothes if needed.

Events to Know:

Thurs thru Mon, 10/4 – 10/8 – No School
Thurs 10/11 & Fri 10/12– Fire Educator Visit
Thurs 10/18 & Fri 10/19 – David Ginn Magic Show
Mon 10/15 – Tuition is Due
Wed, 10/17 – Pumpkin Auction begins
Wed, 10/24 & Thurs, 10/25 – Early Release @ 12 Noon
Fri, 10/26 – Pumpkin Auction ends
Fri 10/26 – Book Orders Due
Tues 10/30 & Wed 10/31 – Halloween Parties


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