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Weekly Updates 4/12-4/16

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Ann Reid Families,

Thank you to everyone for being so patient during the arrival and dismissal process. We are working to minimize the amount of time students are on buses and maximize the amount of time they are in classes. We are lucky to have great education partners like you.


This is The Week of the Young Child. The Week of the Young Child® (WOYC) is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The purpose of the Week of the Young Child® is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs.


This year due to COVID-19, there have been many restrictions in place to ensure the safety of all people. The learning structure has been something new to the children, early childhood educators and families alike. As we look back on the past year, we are looking forward and honoring & celebrating teachers and families working with the early childhood children.

Upcoming Dates and Reminders:


  • · April 12-16: The Week of the Young Child – Activity Ideas
  • o Music Monday
  • o Tasty Tuesday
  • o Work Together Wednesday
  • o Artsy Thursday
  • o Family Friday


  • · April 21: Picture Day
  • · May 3-7: Teacher Appreciation Week
  • · June 9: Last day of school for students
  • · June 10: Staff Institute Day - Non-attendance day for students

School News and Resources

Students who have chosen to remain online will remain with their teachers. However, an online option is no longer available to students who have chosen to attend in person. If your family needs to quarantine, then please contact our Health Office (630-848-5372) and plan to access your teacher’s Canvas site through the provided iPad. There will be 10 days of asynchronous activities should your family need them.


Kindergarten Enrollment:

· ENROLLMENT FLYER / FOLLETO DE INSCRIPCIÓN

· To start the enrollment process, please visit our website at https://www.naperville203.org/enrollment


District Return to Learn Dashboard


Newsletter from the Ann Reid Health Office


Bus contact information, procedures, and FAQs – BUS INFORMATION


List of IMPORTANT DATES for the school year.


Children will be bundled up and play outside any time the temperature feels above 0 degrees.

WEATHER CHECK


Curbside meal pickup is available through the end of the year for anyone in district 203. Naperville 203 curbside meal pickup


Virtual Screening Flyer - Naperville #203 educators will screen your child’s development and share results with you.


Attendance

· Every winter, bad weather — snow, slush, freezing temperatures — can present challenges to getting children to school. Develop back up plans for getting your children to school in bad weather.

· If your child is going to be absent for any reason, please call the Attendance Line at 630-848-5372.

· Help your child succeed in preschool: Build the habit of good attendance. Early school success goes hand in hand with good attendance.

· You can make the most of preschool by supporting your child to log-on every day.

Ann Reid Home and School News

Upcoming Events and Important Dates

DirectorySpot Flyer

H&S Facebook Link



School supply kits for the 2021-2022 school year are now available to order for $30. Submit your order in your child’s backpack or in the drop box outside Door #10 with cash or check (written to Ann Reid Home & School) or via Google Pay sent to arecchs.payments@gmail.com. Please include your child’s name in the memo. School Supply flyer


If you are interested in learning about becoming the next Secretary or Treasurer for the 2021-2022 school year, please contact Jami Copeland at arecchs.president@gmail.com for more information. You may submit a nomination in the ballot box, in the lobby at the front desk.


Voter Guide for the 2021 School Board Election

*The League of Women Voters of Naperville sent the questions to all of the candidates on February 5th and they were given the deadline of February 19th to respond. The voter guide went out on February 24th in an effort to get the information out to the community before early voting starts on February 25th. Election day is April 6th.

*The League of Women Voters of Naperville is a non-partisan political organization. General Home & School does not endorse candidates.

Together We Can. Together We Will.

Andrew J. McCree

Happy Principal of Ann Reid Early Childhood Center


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.

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