Talk Ann Reid
Weekly Update 9/13-9/17/21
Ann Reid Families,
It was great seeing such smiling eyes of our children at school this week. No matter how they arrive, each student has found joy and love in being at school with us.
Curriculum Night is this week. You will receive a video from your teacher that outlines our curriculum and how we use a play-based approach to ensure your children are learning and growing. Our teachers do an amazing job at embedding learning into EVERY part of your child's day. You will not see your child coming home with worksheets, but you will be able to see some snapshots of their day through Seesaw.
Families may also sign-up for Parent-Teacher Conferences starting this Thursday. Parent-Teacher Conferences are times for families to virtually meet with your classroom teacher to discuss your children's progress at school and at home. You can also expect the teacher to ask for your ideas, suggestions, and concerns. Parent-Teacher Conferences are a great way to strengthen our partnerships and ensure your children's success.
Upcoming Dates and Reminders:
- 9/14 - Home and School Virtual Meeting - 8PM - RSVP Below
- 9/15 - Picture Day
- 9/16 - Picture Day
- 9/20 - No Classes held for Preschool - FAMILY-CHILD EVENT (Updated date)
- Teachers will be offering virtual home visits for some families for this Family-Child Event. Virtual Home Visits allow families to continue to connect with their teacher.
- 9/23 - Regular school day
Health and Safety Tips
Our students learn new skills at different rates. This also shows up in mask wearing. If your preschooler is still learning to wear and tolerate a mask, then please continue to send them with masks that fit their needs. We do have extra masks here at school should you forget. Please keep, label with your child's name, and reuse any school masks we send home.
If your student is NEW to Ann Reid Early Childhood Center, please submit your child’s physical examination and immunization records to the front office (or email to the health office at email@example.com or fax to 630-637-4033). Thank you!
All preschoolers in D203 will not be participating in the SHIELD Testing. Thank you for continuing to monitor your children's health, and keeping them home and contacting us if they are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19.
School News and Resources
- Each of our students will be issued an iPad to support learning if your child is ever in quarantine. This week we will be sending home information about the devices and confirming when we will be sending iPads home in your children's backpacks.
- These iPads are designed and set-up for students.
- Returning students who did not return their iPad may contact me to have their device updated.
Below is a list of supplies for our families in our Community (tuition paying) or students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).
School supplies are provided for students as a part of our Preschool For All Program.
All students should use a backpack that is large enough to easily hold a large folder without folding it.
Community Program (tuition paying):
Children in our Community Program attend school Tuesday through Friday
Tuition payments are $255, and they are due the first of the month. A $10.00 late fee will apply to payments if not paid by the 5th of each month.
Prior to the first day of school all families of bus riders will be contacted by Sunrise Transportation (630-541-3414) with pick-up and drop-off times. Contact our front office to request a change in pick-up or drop-off address.
Comuníquese con nuestra oficina principal para solicitar un cambio en la dirección de recogida o devolución.
ANN REID HOME AND SCHOOL NEWS
Home & School would like to invite you to our first official meeting of the 2021 - 2022 school year. Meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday September 14 at 8pm. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the zoom link.
We are excited to be offering more events throughout the year; stay tuned for more information. You are also welcome to join our Ann Reid Home & School Facebook group for updates and other community news. Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ARECCHS/
Together We Can. Together We Will.
Andrew J. McCree
Our mission is to partner with families and the community to ensure all young children in D203 receive high quality play-based learning experiences to nurture independence, collaboration, critical thinking, and social skills.