The Preschool Press

March 12, 2021

A Note From the Director

  • This week at ECDC we learned about Saint Patrick! I hope you all have a fun St. Pat's day next week.
  • Next week is spring break. ECDC will be closed the entire week and reopen on March 22nd.
  • Registration for Summer Play Days is now open. See the flyers below for more information. To register, visit our website or click here.
  • Instead of an Art Show this year we are having an Art Parade! Please see the flyer below for more information.
  • Spring pictures are scheduled for March 30th and 31st. Children will have free dress both days. Mrs. Bergner will send a schedule via email after spring break.
  • May crowning will look a little different this year, however, we are still planning to honor Mary by bringing flowers to the chapel. Please send a stemmed flower with your child on May 4th and 5th. The classes will visit the chapel with Mrs. Barbour during music to present their flowers to Mary.


Lenten Collections

Collections will resume after spring break. Please drop off your items on the cart at arrival or dismissal.
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Easter Cards

Please consider assisting the parish and sharing Christ's joy by participating in this ministry.
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Parenting Workshop

Lincoln Christian School Mentor Coach, Beth Williams, is hosting a workshop for parents of young children (3-8 years old) to share her most valuable tips and strategies for raising kids in this age range well. Topics will include the importance of establishing authority in the home, setting clear boundaries, training for self-control, and so much more!

Click here to get your tickets!

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Art Parade

Each child at ECDC has worked on several art projects this year with Mrs. Bergner. We would love to show you their creativity! All parents are invited to attend this outside event. Children will parade as a group at 9:30 am in the ECDC parking lot. Please plan to park on the north side of the lot, at the big school, or on the street, as the south half of the lot will be closed during the parade.
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Summer Play Days

Click here to register or visit our website.
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VBS/Totus Tuus

We are pleased to share Vacation Bible School and Totus Tuus will return to Christ the King this summer! Mark your calendar for July 26-30 as the week offers programs for children as young as three years old to high school students. Register here.

Vacation Bible School

Our VBS theme this year is “Around the World with Our Lady.” Each day, we will visit the various countries of Our Lady, Mother Mary, apparitions. Participants will also learn about the Rosary. There will be food, music, games and crafts all centered around Mother Mary. The week will be full of fun, fellowship and faith formation as we help children grow in their faith through love and devotion to Mother Mary.

  • Ages 3 to entering Kindergarten
  • 9 a.m. to noon each day (lunch not provided)

Totus Tuus
Similar to VBS, Totus Tuus provides religious education in a fun and engaging environment. The program's name is Latin for "Totally Yours" and was St. John Paul II's motto, taken from St. Louis de Montfort's "True Devotion to Mary." The program has a Marian focus, with a different theme every year that ties back into Marian devotions.

  • Grades 1-5 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, lunch not provided)
    Children will learn how to pray, about the importance of prayer, explore the sacraments and discover how to participate more fully in Mass.
  • Grades 6-8 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, lunch not provided)
    Designed for middle schoolers, students will strengthen their faith by focusing on prayer and meditation, small-group discussions, adoration, Mass and reconciliation.
  • High School Students (7 to 9 p.m.)
    Designed for high schoolers, students will strengthen their faith by focusing on prayer and meditation, small-group discussions, adoration, Mass and reconciliation.
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21-22 School Calendar

Next year's school calendar is still being finalized, but I wanted to make you aware of a few important dates. A complete 21-22 calendar will be sent this spring when it is complete.

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Tax Information

Instructions to print your FACTS Annual Payment Summary

  1. Log into Family Portal (formerly known as Ren Web)

Reminder the Marquette District Code in MS-OK

  1. Click on “Financial” in the lower left hand corner (located in the red menu box)

  2. Click on “Financial Home” located in the Financial Links menu box on the right

  3. Click on “View Details” in the Payment Plan and Billing menu

  4. Click on the blue “View Payment Summary” button

  5. The Payment Summary that appears, lists all payments you have made to Marquette/ ECDC for the previous calendar year.

ECDC Calendar


1 Summer Registration opens

1 Lenten Project Collections begin

15-19 Spring Break

30/31 Spring Pictures*


2 Good Friday-No School

5 Easter Monday-No School

16 Art Parade*


4/5 ECDC May Crowning*

7 Field Day*

28 Last Day of School-Noon Dismissal

*subject to change


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