Bright Beginnings Buzz

January News

Hello everyone!

Happy New year! I hope all of you had a wonderful Christmas and a great start to this brand new year! We are excited to be getting back in the swing of things! :) Many thanks to all of you who spoiled us this Christmas season with all of the gifts and goodies. We are so thankful for them and for all of YOU!! :)


Fruit of the Spirit - Joy


Bible Verse - "There will always be cold & heat, summer & winter, day & night


Special days to be aware of:

January 3 - 11 - Lunch Bunch session 3 registration

January 8 & 10 - Children's Church

January 14 - Lunch Bunch Session 3 begins

January 15 & 17 - Remy and Friends visit

January 21st - Martin Luther King Jr. Day - NO SCHOOL

A.C.E available for registered students only

January 22 & 24 - Children's Church

January 30 - Registration begins for 2019 - 2020 School Year for current students

Lunch Bunch

Please note that Lunch Bunch registration for Session III is going on January 3rd through the 11th online at https://brightbeginnings.campbrainregistration.com (Lunch Bunch Session III will begin January 14). Let us know if you have any questions.

REGISTRATION FOR 2019-2020

We will have registration for the 2019-2020 school year beginning on January 30th. Everyone who is currently enrolled will be guaranteed a spot for the upcoming year. You just may not get your number one class time. All registration for next year will be done online. Once we have placed all of our current students and their families then we open registration up to our waiting list children and then to the general public. Info on classes, tuition and the registration process will be sent out by the middle of next week. If you have any questions on what your child's next steps may be please let me know. :)

Parent Connection

We had a great month of December! We had a special stocking stuffing mission for the foster children of the First United Methodist Children's home. The donations were so plentiful and generous that we were able to fill 75 stockings for ages 2 months - 18 years old. We were so touched by your generosity, thank you so much for donating! We are finishing up our "Armor of God Study" and excited to start the study "Rocking Ordinary." Here is what is coming up this month with the Parent Connection! For a sneak peak video summary, click on the picture of the book on the right.


January

Mondays - Bright & Fit in the Sanctuary with Fitness Blender - Melt away those extra holiday sweets! - 9 a.m.

January 8, 15, 22, & 29 - Rocking Ordinary study 10-11:30.

January 14th - Parents with a Purpose - SCAC - 10 - 11 a.m.

Kindergarten Readiness Meeting

Our annual KINDERGARTEN READINESS meeting will be on Thursday, February 21st at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. We are so excited to have Carrie Corder, Clearcreek Elementary Principal, will be joining us and discussing what you and your child can expect as you prepare for, enroll in & start Kindergarten. They have a great deal of information to pass along. This is an amazing opportunity to gather information, ask questions & get answers.


This is always a popular meeting! We will have child-care available at both meeting times. Please let me know if you plan on attending (9 am or 1 pm) and if you will need childcare at bbcpfumc@gmail.com.

Conferences

Many of you have had your winter conferences with your child's teacher and many of you are in the process. Please contact your teacher for scheduling, if you have not yet done so.

Health & Safety

In order to be pro-active I have attached our inclement weather policy and illness policy. We want to keep everyone safe and healthy in the new year! :) https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VE0AtS3mQz8j07f5a_zY8gB796cUcCLR3rvoYcJGKk8/edit?usp=sharing

Speaking of being safe...please, please remember to park in the side lot off of East Street if walking in to pick up or your child at the end of preschool. We are seeing more and more people parking in the front lot and walking through the pick up line which makes us very nervous as children can dart between the cars. Please also be very cautious in the parking lots and keep a hold of your little ones. They are too little for drivers to spot. As a driver, please be extra vigilant and cautious.

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Prayer Requests

  • Prayers of joy for the Hurley family on the birth of baby Remington!
  • Prayers of joy for the Wolfe family on the birth of their twins Michael and Eleanor!
  • Prayers of joy for the Forthofer family on the birth of baby Aila!