January 2024 Calendar:

  • January 1: Happy New Year
  • January 10: Board Meeting

Happy New Year:

“Three hundred and sixty five beautiful mornings and starlit evenings, fifty two promising weeks, twelve months fullof possibilities”

Thank you:

Thank you to each and every one of you for making our holidays “bright”. Your kind words, beautiful Chritmas cards, thoughtful gifts, and delicous treats were truly appreciated and enjoyed by all. Our Growing Tree community is like no other. Thank you

New School Closure:

  • Growing Tree has added the following closure to the Holiday schedule.
  • Monday August 26th thru Monday September 2nd.
  • This closure allows for GT to do larger maintenance projects without inconveiencing staff and children.
  • It allows our staff time to take care of themselves
  • The staff will be paid for this week off.
  • Thank you for supporting our staff development

Winter is Here:

Please make sure your child has their labeled winter clothes at school at all times.This includes: snowsuit, boots, hat, 2 pairs of gloves or mittens. They use these clothes every time they go outside.

First Friday:

Growing Tree provides a parents night out on the First Friday of each month. This is a great opportunity to have a date night or just some quiet time. The evening includes: dinner, crafts, and a movie. Children should bring their pajamas. Our next First Friday is January 5th

  • Sign up at the front desk – space is limited
  • Time: 5:30-10:00pm
  • Cost: $40 per child
  • Bring pajamas
  • Enjoy your evening

Inclement Weather

Growing Tree does not follow the Bend-LaPine scholl districts Inclement weather policy for closeures or delayed start of school. Our goal is to be open. If the school district does post a closure or delay, I typically will notify all families through our Brightwheel App what Growing Tree’s intent is for that day is.

Dates to Remember:

  • February 2: First Friday
  • February 14: Board Meeting
  • February 14: Board Meeting
  • February 19: Presidents Day GT Closed
  • February 29: Leap Year

Play Lists:

Class playlists are available on the website under the Parent Tab.
Log in information is: username: parent password: gtcc2023

Helpful Hints:

  • Growing Tree is a nonprofit organization. If you are interested in serving on our Board of Directors please speak with Tammy.
  • All clothes from home should be labeled with your child name
  • Please take your child’s nap supplies home each Friday to wash and return them on Monday
  • Check your child’s file folder on Fridays

Blue Bag Drive:

Blue bags are available for your recyclble bottles and cans. Each sleeve of bags earns you 1 volunteer hour. Pleas drop your full blue bags at the bottle drop located at 755 NE 2nd St, Bend, OR 97701. Thank you, to date Growing Tree has received $2000 from your recycling.

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