Butterfly School

Riverside Church of Christ Coppell, Texas

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FEBRUARY 2021

Everyday is a reminder of how blessed we are at Butterfly School to be open and operating during this COVID pandemic. Seeing the precious, smiling faces of our RBS children is a daily reminder of just how fortunate we are . Our wonderful RBS families represent many diverse cultures from around the world! Our world is a very big place full of people with different beliefs, customs and traditions. Many of these are vastly different and unfamiliar to us. God made each one of us in his image and for a purpose. Our God loves each and every person so much He gave us His most precious gift! John 3:16 reminds us of this, 'For God so loved the world he gave his only son.'

As we celebrate and connect with one another, it is important to always be respectful, listen, and learn. As we graciously try to gain a mutual understanding with one another, we must be careful never to make assumptions. As we try to become more aware and respectful, we also must be quick to overcome and forgive any misunderstandings. We must continue to remember our children are always watching. You are your child's first teacher. The examples you set will live on in your child throughout their life. I will close with the poignant words of Stephen Sondheim, a famous Broadway Musical composer and lyricist, in this song Children Will Listen from the musical Into the Woods:

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Open Space Available NOW in our Program

We still have space in some of our classes- If you have friends that would be interested in a placement here at Butterfly School, Have them call the office or email me.


Riverside Butterfly School is a special place today for tomorrow’s most successful students!

PRE ENROLLMENT for FALL 2021 for CURRENT FAMILIES

This is your opportunity to guarantee a spot for your child in our classes for the next school year. Should you choose to not participate in the pre-enrollment event, your child will not have a reserved class assignment for the next school year.

Open enrollment for the local community begins Tuesday, February 16, at 9:30 at the front of our building. Please share this with your friends and family who might be interested.

OPEN ENROLLMENT for FALL 2021

Open enrollment for the local community begins Tuesday February 16, at 9:30 at the front of our church building. Please share this with your friends and family who might be interested.

Something to Think About- PLEASE READ

Thank you for wearing your masks at drop off and pick up!


Important reminders:


First, a reminder to be diligent and aware of your family's contacts. It is easy to think that you and your family are not impacted by COVID only to find out that you have been a close contact or wind up testing positive.


Second, per our COVID Response Plan located on our website, you must email the office immediately if anyone in your household has been a close contact or tests positive for COVID.


Thank you for your transparency and understanding as we carefully navigate this time. I assure you I have been just as transparent with you.

Social Media Matters!

Please be sure and 'like' our Facebook Page as well as engaging us on both Twitter and Instagram. Activity helps drive our community visibility. So remember to 'like', 'comment' and/or 'share'!

Your support is appreciated!

CHAPEL CHAT Ms Chris

A new month is upon us and we have learned so much since September! Our Bible Verse for January was “Children Obey your parents” Ephesians 6:1. The children shared how they obey. We will continue to learn this Bible verse on February 2 as we hear how Jonah didn’t obey God and what happened next! Our new Bible verse will start February 9, “Be strong and courageous” Joshua 1:9. We will learn about three people who were not afraid because God was on their side!!

MUSICAL MOMENTS Ms Deborah

Love, Family, and Friends are the theme for music the month of February. All of the classes will be singing songs with the theme while practicing all the music basics we have learned about so far, dynamics, tempo, and rhythm. The 3s classes will also continue their journey through the alphabet with R is for Rhythm, V is for Voice, I is for Instrument, and G is for Guitar. The Pre-K class with continue learning the symbols for music including notes and rests and what they mean. May love fill your hearts this month with music and songs. Love, Ms. Deborah

AMAZIMG ARTISTS Ms Jennifer

In art class we learned about a new artist Piet Mondrian and his use of primary colors and geometric elements. The Piet Mondrian snowman was one of the examples that the students exhibited his works. In February, we will focus on a new artist Jim Dime and his use of hearts in his artwork.

TOTALLY WONDERFUL TODDLERS

TOP KNOTCH TWOS

TERRIFIC THREES

FABULOUS FOURS

Riverside Church Staff



Due to the current COVID health safety concerns, we have transitioned all of our regular worship gatherings online.


You can access Worship Resources for your home at both our Home Worship Resources page and our Home Worship for Children page.

Riverside Butterfly School is a Riverside church ministry. Our school shares space with our church family. We welcome you to join us for worship as soon as we start to gather together again.
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Pony Tail Club

Pink Heart Funds is a way to help children with hair loss during chemotherapy. Children are able to receive a wig, free of charge, if their family does not have the means to purchase one. You can find out more at the web site below. Pink Heart Funds is not associated with a similar organization; ‘ Locks of Love’. If you have any questions I am happy to visit with you. Peggy

RIVERSIDE BUTTERFLY SCHOOL

Take a look at our Butterfly School Facebook page. Also look at our Riverside Church of Christ Butterfly School web site for more information on our amazing program.