Welcome to Growing Tree
It is with pleasure I introduce our new Growing Tree families.
Seedling Room: Nichole, Aaron, & Aubree Contreras; Todd, Haley & Eleanor Prior; Amanda, Justin & Brynley Conklin; Veronica, Josh & Baby Reiher; Amy,Tyler & Clover Larsen; Leah, James & Quinn Cordes: Brittinay, Adam & Archer Shields; Jennifer, Will, & Baby Hoffman.
Big Seeds: Tracy, Job & Donovan Kreiling; Ashleigh, Kirk & Aspen Ludwig.
Sprout 1: Colleen, Jerime, & Dash Ahlfs; Zane & Ryder Isbelle.
Sprout 2: Megan, Jayson & Liam Bowerman; Aria, Luke & Kailiana Tipple; Michelle, William, & Whit Ashlock.
Buds: Megan, Chris & Hazel Gilmer; Megan,Jason, & Hadley Miller; Katrina, Butch, & Goose Boswell; Lexi, Richard, & Yosh Huber.
Branch: Sarah, Keith, & June Spernak.
Get ready for a new look when you arrive on Tuesday. We have been preparing all summer and it will be unveiled on Tuesday!
I have attached two article at the top of the newsletter that I think are well worth reading.
September 3rd: Closed for Labor Day
September 7th: First Friday
September 7th: Last day to turn in Mixed Bag order
A family Picture for the classroom family board
Complete change of clothes
Blanket and one (1) stuffed animal for nap:
Light jacket for layering through Fall
We ask that children leave toys in their carseats for the trip home
Do not bring any food into the classrooms
Breakfast ends at 8:45. If your child is going to eat breakfast please be here by 8:35 so that they have ample time to finish breakfast
2018 tuition increase took effect this month. Thank you to all who remembered to adjust their online banking.
Mixed Bag Fundraiser
We have moved the deadline to turn in your mixed bag orders until September 7th! You will receive 1 hour towards volunteer commitment for every $25 dollars sold. 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! If you are ordering online our account number is 69979
School pictures will be taken on October 4th & 5th. Please see order form at the top of the newsletter. You will also find one in your childs file folder.
Our next Growing tree Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 12th @ 600pm. We look forward to meeting our perspective new board members.
We have added a donate button to our website and Facebook page. Feel free to pass it along or use it yourself.
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, September 7th. Cost is $20 per child. In October. First Friday will be onOctober 5th. 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.
Amy : 26th
Stacie: 17 years
Jolene: 12 years
Jessica: 11 years:
Amy: 2 years
Melanie: 1 year