Best Wishes Class of 2018This time of year is so bittersweet as we say goodbye to families that have been with us for many years. We are so proud to have been apart of your lives! Please know that you will always be a part of the Growing Tree community and we wish your family all the best!
Click here to view August events.
August 3: First Friday
August 29: All paper work is due
August 29:Mixed Bag orders are due
August 30: CLOSED
August 31: CLOSED
September 3: CLOSED Labor Day
Center Closed:August 30: Center Closed Annual Work Day
August 31: Center Closed Annual Work Day
September 3: Center Closed in Observance of Labor Day
Please take a moment to review our OCC License from the State of Oregon ( a hard copy was also placed in your child's file). A copy of the OCC license is located in the links at the top of the newsletter or under the Parent tab<Downloadable forms on the main menu. In October we will be asking you to sign a declaration verifying that you have reviewed a copy of our current license. Thank you for taking the time to review this important document.
- Teachers will be calling you to introduce themselves
- Pick up child information packets in your child's file folder. Please return completed forms to front desk by August 29th
- Seeds and Sprouts will spend time each day in their new classroom along with the current teacher
- Bud Branch and Blossoms will visit new classrooms, teachers will visit their new children in their classroom
Mixed Bag Fundraiser
Do you need volunteer hours? Why not sell Mixed Bags to your friends and family. You will receive 1 hour towards volunteer commitment for every $25 dollars sold. Catalogs will are available now at the front desk. Are you looking for a great bag to bring blankets, stuffies snowsuits etc back and forth to school? Check out the Grocery bags on pages 20 item 36412; pg 22 item 36411 of the catalog. These bags not only hold a lot, they fit nicely in cubbies and they fold up to the size of a wallet when not in use!
We have added a donate button to our website and Facebook page. Feel free to pass it along or use it yourself.
Healthy Beginnings Developmental Screening:
Volunteer hours are not pro-rated in the event you withdraw from the Center prior to December 31st.
Do you need volunteer hours? If you are interested in one of these job please let me know. Here are a couple of ideas:
- Add sand to sand box on Sprout/Bud playground
- Clean our rain gutters prior to by August 19th
- Clean out drains on playgrounds - still available
When you are shopping for those holiday gifts online, please remember our AmazonSmile program!
Head to smile.amazon.com to get started.
Message from Board of Directors:
Growing Tree's Board of Directors has adjourned for the summer. We will resume meetings in September. If you expressed interest in serving on the Board watch for a reminder email in early September. We look forward to you joining us.
The Board of Directors next meeting will be on Wednesday September 12th. COLE/BREIT Engineering @6pm
First Friday will be held on Friday,August 3rd. Cost is $20 per child. In September, First Friday will be on September 7th. Please pay prior to Friday night, so that we may pay the teachers in a timely manner. Just a reminder, if you cancel after signing up, you will still be responsible for First Friday fees.
Heather: 1 year
Teresa: 1 year