Promiseland Post

October 2018 ------------------------------Volume 2, Issue 2

Preschool Entrance Doors

The safety of our preschool children is very important to us. Entrance to the preschool doors will be locked between the hours of 9:15 am and 1:45 pm. Anyone dropping off late or picking up early needs to check in at the church reception desk.

October Tuition

If you signed up for EFT via Tuition Express, October's tuition will be debited on Wednesday, Oct 10. All tuition is considered late by the 15th of the month.

~ Please make sure to label all items with your child's name including backpacks, lunch boxes, water bottles and jackets

~ Don't forget to sign your child in and out every day

~ Pick up time is 2:00 pm. Many of our teachers have their own school aged children to pick up after they leave preschool. If you are going to be late, please call 972-547-7000 so that the receptionist can relay a message to your child’s teacher. A late pick-up fee of $10 will be added to your child's statement if they are picked up after 2:15.

No School

Monday October 8 ( Columbus Day)

Monday October 22 ( MISD work/conference day).

Fire Prevention Month

October is fire prevention month. We have Mckinney firefighters scheduled to visit the preschool on Wednesday, October 10 and Thursday, October 11. The children will learn about fire safety, see the firemen in all their protective gear and get to see the big red fire truck!

Pony Portraits

On Monday, October 15 and Tuesday October 16, Tiny Texans Photography will be at the preschool. They will take pictures on a pony and offer each student (those that are comfortable) a free pony ride. The pictures taken will be available to view and purchase at the Promiseland desk, within two weeks. Western attire (chaps, vest, hat and bandana) will be provided by the photographer.

Western Days

On Wednesday, October 17 and Thursday, October 18 pull on your boots and send your children dressed in their best western getup. We will be having western activities in PE. Bring snack and lunch as usual.

Clothes Needed

We ask that you make sure your child has a spare change of clothes in their backpacks each day.

In addition, we like to keep extra on hand. If you have any spare children's clothing (preschool ages both boys and girls) mainly shorts and pants, we are collecting them in the Promiseland Offices.


Core Value: Kindness and Gentleness

Bible verse: Ephesians 4:32, be kind and compassionate to one another, forgive each other, just as Jesus forgives you.

Bible Stories:

Week 1: Toothpaste story (Kind words out of our mouths)

Week 2: It’s OK to be different (Be kind to each other)

Week 3: Perky the pumpkin

Week 4: Noah's Ark

Week 5: Parable of the Pumpkin (be kind to others)

Music and PE

Children have music on Mondays & Tuesdays and PE indoors on Wednesdays &Thursdays. Preschool teacher Lisa McDonough teaches both! For music she is teaching Christian and seasonal songs along with letters, numbers, and colors. For PE she begins with warm ups and stretches and has fun large and small group activities that emphasizes large and small motor skills.

Dates to Remember

October 8

No School

October 10

Tuition Due

October 10 & 11

Firemen Visits

October 15 & 16

Pony Portraits

October 17 & 18

Western Days

October 22

No School

Stay and Play

Stay and Play began Monday, September 10 and will be offered on Monday - Thursday afternoons from 2-4 pm through the church childcare ministry. Children currently enrolled in Promiseland Preschool may register. Cost is $10 per day, per child. You must register and pay at the Promiseland desk each time you utilize the program. We need to keep stay and play full each day so please take advantage of this after school care.

Car Line

A few reminders...

  • Car line runs from 8:50 - 9:10
  • For safety, please keep your child in his/her car seat and we will help you once you pull up in the line
  • No cell phone use during car line

Staff Birthdays

October 9 Jean Ann Clarke

October 19 Rachel Riley

October 20 Carissa Smith

October 22 Lina Go

Looking Ahead

November 5

Hearing and Vision Screening (only for 4 & 5 year olds that have not already been tested)

November 7 & 8

Silly Hat Day

November 14 & 15

Pies for Teachers

November 19 - 23

Thanksgiving Break - No School

Promiseland Preschool Facebook Group

Click above to join our Promiseland Preschool Facebook Group. This is for current families. We will use this site to post news and events to help keep our families informed of what's going on at preschool.

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