Tree Top Chatter News

April 2016 | Volume 3, Issue 7

Director's Message

We have many fun events happening this month. Please plan to join us!!


Tree Top’s RELAY FOR LIFE Team

Our wonderful Tree Top teachers have formed a Tree Top Team to walk in the Relay for Life event on Saturday, April 30 in Jupiter. We will be sporting Tree Top shirts and teaming against cancer.


SPRING PHOTOS

On Tuesday, April 19 and Wednesday, April 20 Ms. Gigi from Palm Tree Portraits will be taking Spring Photos. So dress in your best Spring outfit. No uniforms required.


BOOK FAIR

Our Scholastic book fair will run the week of April 11-15. This is a great opportunity to promote literacy at home and foster your child’s love of reading. Please support us and your child by buying a book or two.


LEMONADE STAND

On Friday, April 29 we will host our 6th annual Lemonade Stand to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Please send in any loose change and/or come and enjoy a cup of lemonade for 50 cents.

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Important Dates

April 11-15

  • Scholastic Book Fair

April 19-20

  • Spring Photos (No uniforms)

April 22

  • Progress Reports sent home

April 25-29

  • Parent Conference Week

April 29

  • Spirit Dress Day – Silly Socks and Hat Day

April 30

  • American Cancer Society Fundraiser - Lemonade Stand at Tree Top
May 2-6
  • May 2-6 Teacher Appreciation Week and PTO Themed Basket Raffle Week

PTO's Themed Basket Raffle

Tree Top’s PTO will be holding our first ever Themed Basket Raffle. Each classroom is working on a group themed basket to place in the raffle starting on May 2. Some of the themes include a day at the beach, pet basket, a cooking basket, an art basket, and many more. Baskets will be displayed in our Gallery Room starting on May 2 for everyone to view and place raffle tickets on through May 6 at noon. On May 6 the baskets will be awarded to the chosen ticket from each basket. All the funds raised will be used by PTO to purchase new playground equipment.


Check out our upcoming display in the gallery room to see what playground equipment our children are hoping for!

Workshop: Empowering Parents with Conscious Discipline

Saturday, May 14th, 9-10:30am

Tree Top Academy - 6769 Church Street, Jupiter, FL, United States

We will have our 3rd Parent Workshop on Conscious Discipline facilitated by Georgette Hugger, CDC on Saturday May 14th. Babysitting arrangements can be made with Sharon 747-5111. For more information, view the flyer HERE.


** Please Note: this event was originally scheduled for April 9th but has now been moved to May 14th.

*TT Teacher Feature*

Ms. Jenny

Each month we will feature a different Tree Top teacher. This month is Ms. Jenny. She is one of our 3 year old teachers. She also teaches two of our enrichment classes (Spanish and Yoga) Here is our Q & A results….


How long have you been in field of education?

2 years


What degrees do you hold?

I have an Associates degree and hold certifications to teach yoga to children and adults


Have many children do you have?

I have two children. Victoria is 15 years old and Orlando is 14 years old


What do you like to do in your free time?

Read, go to the beach, do yoga and ballet


What is your dream vacation?

To take a year off and explore North America and South America.

*Family Corner*

Parents Corner

Teacher Appreciate Week

PTO needs your HELP with Teacher Appreciation Week. If you own or know of any local businesses that would donate a gift certificate for a teacher then please contact Cassandra Keller ckeller@treetopacademy.com


Box Tops for Limestone Creek

One of our parents is collecting Box tops for Limestone Creek. If you wish contribute, please leave them with the front office.

A BIG Thank You

The following businesses made donations to our PTO for teacher appreciation week. Our goal is for each teacher to be awarded a gift card to show our appreciation during Teacher Appreciation Week May 2-6. It is not too late to donate!!


Thank you for your generosity!!


  1. Juno Beach Café
  2. Oceanside Drywall Inc.
  3. Home Front Appraisals, LLC
  4. Vinny’s Pizza
  5. Jumby Bay Island Grill
  6. Savannah Nail Bar
  7. Sweet Frog

*Research Corner*

What is Mind, Brain, and Education?

Mind, Brain, and Education is new field of study connecting cognition, neuroscience, and educational practice.


The primary goal of this emerging field of is to join biology, cognitive science, development, and education in order to create sound education research. Putting science and educational practice together provide many potentially powerful tools to improve education. Dr. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang has done extensive research in this discipline. To find out more about this new area please see her video on TEDx Talks