From the Director’s Desk: aka- her NEW little cupboard in the smaller closet- Paulette Young, RECE
September flew by and we are off to a great start! There are spaces in Toddler, Junior Preschool and 3 Day Senior Preschool so spread the word!
Just a few friendly reminders from the Director:
* Not getting any emails from us? Check your Spam box as emails from some RPNS are sent through our child care management system (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please do not reply to this email. Replies to this email will NOT be responded to or read. If you have any questions or comments, contact us at email@example.com
*Kindly notify the Director should your child be absent from school.
*Should your child be staying in After Care after 12:00 pm, kindly provide a nut-free snack for them.
*Check your child’s folder in the Communication Box located in the hallway on a daily basis. Take home all art work and papers.
Fall Clean Up takes place on Saturday, October 24th starting at 10:00 am. Bring your rakes! Many thanks to all the parents and families that helped clean up the play yard on September 13th for the new school year!
CommFest at the Hunt Club Riverside Community Centre on Saturday, September 12th was a blast! RPNS staff and parent volunteers were there face painting children of all ages.
Ottawa Food Bank Fall Food Drive
Kindly bring in non-perishable food items to the nursery school before October 9th. Boxes will be in the hallway for your generous donations.
A reminder that the nursery school will be closed on Monday, October 12th for Thanksgiving Day.
We will be celebrating this fun time of year with parties on Thursday, October, 29th and Friday, October, 30th. Family members are welcome to attend a morning of games, fun sensory activities and yummy snacks! Wear a costume or hat. See the food sign up poster in the hallway.
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR APPRECIATION DAY!
Give our teachers on “big hug” on Wednesday, Oct.28 to let them know how much they are appreciated!
FALL FUNDRAISER AT RPNS
*Date Night – current and alumni RPNS families & friends are encouraged to have a ‘date night’ on Friday, Nov.13 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Children will enjoy a supervised dinner and evening of fun activities while their parents go out on a real date (when was the last time you had that opportunity?!). Cost is $30 per child ($15 per sibling) with all proceeds going towards our Building Fund. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org with Paulette Young, the Director and see the Date Night sign up display in the hallway.
*** Coming soon! Want to win a free Date Night?
We are currently organizing a FaceBook "like” contest. More info to follow.
Scholastic Canada Book Orders: October catalogue order forms and payments (cheques written out to Scholastic Canada) are due Oct. 16. See the “More” tab on our homepage for guidelines on how to pay for your Scholastic books online.
***NEW**** RPNS New Building Fundraising Committee!
We are looking for a group of dynamic parents with creative ideas to plan and implement a major fundraiser scheduled for May 2016. If you would like to help out in any way, please join us for a brainstorming session on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 pm at the nursery school.
Let Paulette know if you can help!