Warren Early Gazette

Warren Early Childhood Center

October 2019

Dear ECC Families,

We've had a fun October, filled with lots of learning, family time, dress up days, Fall Festival and Halloween! Thank you for your ongoing support of our school community. Our next family event is Literacy Night on Thursday, November 14 from 6:00- 7:00 p.m.

As a reminder, we will not be open on Tuesday, November 5th. It is a professional development day for Warren Township Schools.

No School on November 5th

Tuesday, Nov. 5th, 6:30am-6pm

1401 Mitthoeffer Road

Indianapolis, IN

Warren Township Schools are closed for professional development.

Child care is also closed.

Fall Festival & Halloween

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Mark Your Calendar!

Remaining Dates of Closure for Professional Development:

November 5- No School; Child Care Closed

December 20- No School; Child Care Closed

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The Journey of a Graduate

This fall, MSD of Warren Township will be creating a comprehensive strategic plan based on community input that will ensure all students and staff have the conditions necessary to develop and apply Journey of a Graduate (JoG) skills and dispositions. The Journey of a Graduate skills are a set of 6 skills and dispositions that have been identified by our community needed for success in and out of school. The JoG skills are Critical Thinking, Citizenship, Communication, Collaboration, Content Knowledge, and Resilience. These JoG skills will serve as the foundation of the district strategic plan.

One way the district will capture community input is through an online survey. Linked below is a short survey that will ask questions around our strengths as a district and help us identify areas for improvement,

(Click on link below to begin survey)

Strategic Planning Survey (English)

Strategic Planning Survey (Spanish)

Town Hall Meetings will also be scheduled for our teachers, students, parents and community to collaborate in person. Elementary school Town Hall Meetings will be hosted by their feeder intermediate and middle school. Those meeting dates are below:

Monday, October 21st, 6:00 p.m. at Raymond Park Intermediate and Middle School

Tuesday, October 22nd, 6:00 p.m. at Creston Intermediate and Middle School (Eastridge, Grassy Creek, Lakeside)

Monday, October 28th, 6:00 p.m. at Creston Intermediate and Middle School

Tuesday, October 29th, 6:00 p.m. at Stonybrook Intermediate and Middle School

Wednesday, October 30th, 8:30 a.m., Strategic Planning with the Superintendent at Warren Education and Community Center

Wednesday, October 30th, 6:00 p.m. at Stonybrook Intermediate and Middle School (Brookview, Pleasant Run, Sunny Heights)

Monday, November 18th, 6:00 p.m. at Warren Central High School (WCC)

Tuesday, November 19th, 6:00 p.m. at Raymond Park Intermediate and Middle School (Hawthorne, Liberty Park, Lowell)

Thank you in advance for your participation and thank you for your continued support of MSD Warren Township Schools.

Dr. Tim Hanson

Superintendent of Schools

Upcoming Events

November 5- Professional Development Day (preschool and child care closed)

November 14- Family Literacy Night

November 22- Spirit Day; CRAZY Hair

November 27-29- Thanksgiving Break

Family Literacy Night

Thursday, Nov. 14th, 6-7pm

1401 Mitthoeffer Road

Indianapolis, IN

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CORE in our School Community

We are practicing CORE (Civility, Order, Respect and Excellence) in every part of our day at ECC! Please remember CORE values within our school community when visiting, too:

  • Demonstrate civility by leaving handicapped designated spaces for those with permits
  • Exhibit order by keeping your vehicle turned off while students are loading/unloading
  • Show respect toward other drivers on our campus
  • Promote excellence by getting your child to school each day, attendance matters


Thank you for modeling CORE citizenship for our children!

Have you added the Warren App?

Catch up with the latest student stories, sports scores, and news updates. It’s everything Warren Township, in your pocket. Download the app on Android: http://bit.ly/2Fp2N3T or iPhone: https://apple.co/2quwRR9.
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Car Line Reminders

The car line closes at 9:05 a.m. daily. If you arrive after 9:05, you will need to park in the front lot and sign your child in.


In order to keep our children safe, please keep this in mind;


"While cars are moving, children shouldn't be and while children are moving, cars shouldn't be."


It is also important for engines to be turned off while in the loading zone until you are directed by ECC staff that children are clear and cars may safely be dismissed.

Dismissal Notes

  • ECC has two different dismissals each afternoon; full day at 3:30 p.m. & half day at 3:55 p.m. If you arrive early for half day dismissal, please wait in the center lane at the bottom of the hill until full day dismissal has concluded.
  • Please remember that individuals picking children up must be on the pick up list in the office and have a picture ID.

ECC Registration Update 2019-20

Hurry! Registration for the 19-20 school year is almost closed! We still have a few half day afternoon (12:55 to 3:55 p.m.) spots available. Families may pick up registration materials in the front office. We'd love to welcome new families to our school community.

Warren Wellness & Celebrations

We love to celebrate birthdays with our preschoolers! While we love to celebrate, please remember there is a "no birthday treats" guideline. Thank you for supporting our efforts in keeping our kids both happy and healthy. To access fun and helpful resources for healthy celebration ideas, please visit: https://www.warren.k12.in.us/o/msd-of-warren-township/browse/41889 #wellnesswarriors

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