Eden Lutheran Preschool

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December, 2013

What’s Up

December 12
School Board Meeting 6:00pm

December 18
Classroom Christmas Parties
Please sign up in the classroom to bring something.

December 20
Christmas Program 11:00am
Everyone is invited to attend. Please have your child dressed in their “Sunday Best” and in their classroom by 10:30 am.

December 24
School closed for Christmas Eve

December 25
School closed for Christmas Day

December 31
School closed for New Year’s Eve

January 1
School closed for New Year’s Day

November, 2013

What’s Up

November 9
Church Christmas Bazaar 9:00am - 12:00pm
Shop Riverside Discount Card Fundraiser
An annual event held on Saturday morning in the Fellowship Hall at Eden Lutheran Church. Drop by for great Christmas gift deals. There are homemade jellies, quilts and other unique items.

November 14
School Board Meeting 6:00pm

November 22
Thanksgiving Feast 11:30am
Join us for lunch with the children, staff and families. Please sign up in the office to bring a food item. Let Dar know how many people will be attending.

November 28
School closed for Thanksgiving
Have a Blessed Holiday!

November 29
School closed for Thanksgiving weekend

Parents: The weather is changing and it’s getting colder. Please send your child in tennis shoes and with a jacket or sweatshirt so they can play outside. Please check your child’s cubby for weather appropriate extra clothes.

October, 2013

What’s Up

October 1-11
Shop Riverside Discount Card Fundraiser
These cards cost $15 each and are packed with great discounts. The cards are available now with payment. Please have checks made out to Eden Lutheran School.

October 9
Fall Pictures 9:00am
This was scheduled for the 2nd, but Lifetouch needed to change dates.

October 23
Riverside Police department is coming to fingerprint each child and send it home to parents. 10:00am

October 24
School Board Meeting at 6:00pm

October 31
Trunk & Treat and Harvest Parties.
Each family is required to bring a bag of individually wrapped candy, a box of fruit snacks or stickers by October 25.
Classroom Harvest Parties
- Please sign up in your child’s classroom to bring a special lunch item.
Trunk & Treat
- Volunteers are needed to set up and run games out of their trunk.
- Please see Dar if you can help.
- Children can come in their costumes.
- Please provide a change of clothes for your child in a clearly marked bag so that we can send your child’s costume home in it.
- Do not send weapons, items that can be used as a weapon, items that can be swallowed or considered dangerous.
- Please no scary costumes, masks or costumes that restrict their vision or movement.
If you have any questions or are able to help please contact Dar.

September, 2013

What’s Up

September 2
School Closed for Labor Day

September 3
First day of school for 2013-2014

September 11
Soccer Shots Demonstration at 9:30 am

September 12
School Board Meeting at 6:00pm

September 15
Eden Lutheran Church 125th Anniversary Celebration.
- Rally Day at 9:00am
- View various programs offered
- Service at 10:00am
- Fall Festival at 11:30am
- Anniversary Dinner at 12:30 - tickets required. Please see church office.

September 27
Back To School Night at 6:00pm
Fundraising Hot Dog Dinner and Raffle.

Continuing Families: A re-enrollment fee of $80.00 is due now and will be added to the September tuition fee if it has not already been paid.
The new tuition rates will take effect on September 3, 2013. Please refer to your monthly invoice or see the school office.

August, 2013

What’s Up
August, 2013

August 8
School Board Meeting 6:00 pm

August 14
Water play day - Your child can wear their bathing suit under their clothes. Bring labeled towel, water shoes and clothes to change into in a clearly labeled bag. Please apply sunscreen to your child in the morning before bringing them to school.

August 29
School Closed for Staff In-Service

August 30
School Closed for Staff In-Service

It’s time to re-register for school. $60.00 for the curriculum fee and $20.00 for disaster preparedness is required annually. These fees are due by September 3rd, 2013. Newly enrolled children may be exempt-please see Dar.
Eden Lutheran School Event Calendars for 2013-2014 are available in the school office if you have not received one yet.
Coming in September:
The school is closed on Sept.2nd for Labor Day.
The first day of school for 2013-2014 is September 3, 2013

July, 2013

What’s Up
July, 2013

July 4
School Closed

  • Church Celebration at 5:00pm
  • Free hamburgers and hot dogs - just bring a salad to share.
  • Bingo - Please donate $10 in gift cards to play.
  • Bring lawn chairs and enjoy the fireworks at 9:00pm.
  • Free parking passes are required and are available in the church office. Phone: 951.684.3336 or see Dar

July 10
Water play day. Children need a swim suit, water shoes and a towel. They can wear their swim suit to school. Bring extra clothes in a clearly labeled bag. Please sunscreen your child before bringing them to school.

July 11
School Board Meeting - 6:00 pm

July 24
Jumper/Playhouse and snow cones

It’s getting hot, so here are a few warm weather reminders.
Please provide a clearly labeled bottle of sunscreen for your child. All sunscreen must be the clear spray-on type.
Please apply sunscreen to our child each morning and we will reapply when needed.
If desired you can bring a clearly labeled water bottle for your child. It will be kept in your child’s cubby.
Children can not wear flip flops to school. All sandals and water shoes must have a back strap.

June, 2013

What’s Up
June, 2013

June 7
All pledges from the Trike-a-thon are due. Thank you for your support.

June 8, 7:00am-12:00pm
Eden Lutheran Church Annual Rummage Sale

June 13, 6:00pm
School Board Meeting

June 21, 11:00am
Pre-Kindergarten Graduation
This ceremony is for Mrs. Doris’ Raccoon class. Please have your Pre-K child dressed in their Sunday best and here by 10:30 am.

Donations needed:
Eden Lutheran Church and School is collecting donations for two projects.
- Steppin’ On Up is a program that collects gently used and new shoes and delivers them to those in need. If you are able to help, please drop your donation into the tall, labeled box in Dar’s office.
Friends in Sight is a program sponsored by the Lions. They collect used prescription and non-prescription eyeglasses, repair them and give them to those who need them. If you are able to help, please drop the glasses in the labeled collection box near the sign-in book in Dar’s office.

May, 2013

What’s Up
May, 2013

May 1
Trike-a-thon sponsor sheets are available. Please collect pledges for your child. Your support is needed and appreciated.

May 6-10
Teacher Appreciation Week. Please sign-up in the office to bring a lunch item for the teachers on Friday 10th.

May 9, 6:00pm
School Board Meeting

May 27
School Closed for Memorial Day

May 31, 10:00am
Come and cheer them on!

If you have any questions about Teacher Appreciation Week or the Trike-a-thon please see Dar.

April, 2013

What’s Up
April, 2013

April 10
Spring Pictures and Pre-K Cap and Gown Pictures. Please turn in parent request forms from Life Touch before picture day.

April 11
School Board Meeting

April 18, 10:00am-11:30am
Riverside Police Department will send a police officer for a “Friendly Officer Visit”. The children will get to see inside a real police car and hear safety tips from Officer Neely.

*** NOTE *** The annual Trike-a-thon has moved to May 31st. More information will be included in our May newsletter.

March, 2013

What’s Up
March, 2013

March 1-15
See’s Easter Candy Fundraiser

March 4-8
Scholastic Book Fair in the school office. Please come by and check it out. If you would like to donate a book to your child’s classroom, the teachers have selected books they would like for their class.

March 8, 10:00am-11:30am
Grandparent’s Day - Please let me know how many people will be attending

March 14, 6:00pm
School Board Meeting

March 18
Green Eggs and Ham Lunch

March 27
Annual Easter Picnic and Egg Hunt. Please send a sack lunch with your child’s name clearly labeled. Please bring 12 plastic eggs filled with individually wrapped candy, stickers or fruit snacks by March 25.

March 29
School Closed for Good Friday. Have a Blessed Easter!

February, 2013

What’s Up
February, 2013

February 4, 7:00pm
Eden Lutheran Church hosts the Gustavus Choir.
Please refer to the flyer posted in the school office.

February 11
Eatin’ with Eden at Mazz Bar and Grill.
Required flyers are available in the school office.
This is a fun and delicious fundraiser for the church.

February 14
Valentine Lunch and Parties.
Please sign up in your child’s room to bring a lunch item.
Remember to check your child’s cubby and classroom information board for any special instructions from the teacher.

February 18
School Closed for Presidents Day.
Have a great long weekend!

February 21, 6:00pm
School Board Meeting