Preschool Press

May 2014

ENROLLMENT UPDATE FOR 2014-2015

Only a few spots remain for next year in certain classes. We have space in Butterflies, Honeybees, Young 2's, and 3 Day 2's. Our Caterpillars, 5day2's, all 3's and all 4's classes are full but we will accept registrations for our waitlist. Changes do happen over the summer and ocassionaly spots open up. No registration fee is required for the waitlist but your completed registration forms are. Contact Mrs. Linsey or Mrs. Laura for more information.


FIRST TUITION PAYMENT DUE MAY 1: The first of nine tuition installments for next year is due May 1. The rates are the same as this year. Thank you for beginning another school year with Weekday Preschool!

Class Picture Orders Due May 2

Class picture proofs are available at Mrs. Laura's desk. You can purchase one with a check payable to Treasured Memories and are $10 each. Please attach a note with your check indicating your child's name and her/his teachers' names.

SUMMER CAMPS 2014

Summer Camp registration space is limited! Three weeks of camp are available at $110 per session. Camp is open to children currently in Honeybees/Young 2's through 4's (children who were 2 by 1/1/14 and those will be starting Kindergarten this coming fall). Please visit our webpage for a camp flyer and registration form or stop by Mrs. Laura's desk.


“IT’S A SMALL WORLD” CAMP, MAY 19-23

A tour of the world will take us on a journey around the globe to meet new people, appreciate new cultures and climates and make friendships all along the way. Topics highlighted include diversity, inclusivity, hospitality and love for all creation.


“LITTLE LAB COATS” CAMP, JUNE 9-13

Just like Curious George and Sid the Science Kid, we will solve everyday problems using math and science skills and a little curiosity! Each day, children will go to the “lab” to explore basic science concepts and put their theories to the test.


“GO FOR THE GOLD” STORY CAMP, JULY 7-11

Discover the wonder and excitement of reading as we focus on medal-winning children’s literature. Children will also explore the creative writing process as they learn about character, plot and setting. Each class will write a book over the course of the week and discover the little author and illustrator inside them!

CALENDAR REMINDERS

Thurs., May 1: First Tution Payment Due for New and Returning Students for 2014-15

Fri., May 9: PreK Graduation, 11:00 am, Hancock Hall

Wed, May 14: Last Day of School!


Fri, Aug 15: Meet the Teacher! (Times to be announced)

Mon. Aug 18: Preschool Begins!


A complete calendar will be published soon for 2014-15. Stay tuned!!!

TUITION and FEES 101

Confused about when and what you owe to preschool?

Hopefully this will help!


REGISTRATION FEE: A non-refundable registration fee of $150 was due at the time of registration to secure your child’s placement in the preschool program.


TUITION: Tuition is paid in nine installments; the first tuition installment for the 2014-2015 school year is due by May 1, 2014 to keep your placement. If not received by this time, you may forfeit your placement if there is a waiting list for your child’s class. The remaining eight tuition installments are due on the first of each month starting with September 1, 2014 and concluding with the April 1, 2015 installment.


SUPPLY FEES: There is a twice a year supply fee of $25 per student due September 1, 2014 and January 1, 2015.


Tuition and fee reminders are included in this monthly newsletter. Personalized invoices are NOT sent. A late fee of $20 is assessed if not received by the 5th of the month.


Tuition Amounts by # Days per Week your child attends:

2 days per week: $180

3 days per week: $215

4 days per week: $270

5 days per week: $ 280


Sample Payment Schedule

Registration Fee--Due January or at time of registration

May 1--Tuition Payment #1

Sept 1--Tuition Payment #2 and $25 Supply Fee

Oct 1-- Tuition Payment #3

Nov 1--Tuition Payment #4

Dec 1--Tuition Payment #5

Jan 1-- Tuition Payment #6 and $25 Supply Fee

Feb 1-- Tuition Payment #7

Mar 1--Tuition Payment #8

Apr 1--Tuition Payment #9, last payment for 2014-15

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327 N. Lumpkin Street

Athens, GA 30606

706-543-2427

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