Crown Preschool

Parent Newsletter - August 19th, 2019

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2019-2020 Preschool Orientation

Wednesday, Aug. 21st, 9:15am

199 6th Street

Coronado, CA

Come join us for a 30 minute presentation filled with important information on the upcoming school year. Children are welcome, however the classrooms will not be accessible. Time for classroom tours has yet to be determined, stay posted!

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ACTION NEEDED!

We have received tons of enrollment forms and extended day care applications and have been working extremely hard to upload them in MyProcare. We are now asking that all families login to their accounts to verify what is due and what is complete by following these simple instructions.



  • For our school-day only students, you will look in the immunizations icon to see what forms, if any, are outstanding or if your child is still due for any immunizations which are required for entry in preschool.
  • For our extended day care families, after completing the above step, to verify day care scheduling, go to the schedule icon and view which times and days your child has been signed up for.
  • For ALL families, please plan on bringing all outstanding forms to orientation or sooner.

From this parent portal you have access to many tools so please root around once you've completed the verification process. Please notify us immediately with questions or to report inaccuracies in scheduling.


PLEASE NOTE: Only extended day care schedules are imported into Procare, not preschool classroom times.

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  • AM II and PM I sessions are now full.
  • PM II session is full on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Consent Forms Due!

  • All Crown Families that submitted applications for Extended Day Care should have received a verification email. Please make sure you have submitted a Behavior & Medical Form, which is mandatory for Extended Day Care on the first day of school. We will try and notify families this week and next if we are missing one for your child.
  • If you have submitted your enrollment paperwork but haven't yet applied for Extended Day Care, we still have spots available. Please submit an application and consent form as soon as possible. Please note that only those with completed enrollment packages will be considered and those needing full-time Ext-Day Care will be given preference.

Billing Info

  • All Preschool deposits made during enrollment will be applied towards the prorated August tuition so if you are preschool-day only, you will not receive an invoice until Sept. 1.
  • Extended Day Care will be billed a prorated amount on the first day of school and is due before Sept. 1.
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We've been working over the summer to improve our online presence and to make sure our families can access everything they need from our website. If you haven't been lately, check it out! Just click on "Crown Preschool Website" to be redirected there.

We made several improvements to the Parent Portal section where now you can access absence request forms, extended day care applications, the weekly newsletter and lunch program info.

If you have any suggestions, we're always listening!

News for the New School Year

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It's Lunch Time

Interested in free or reduced lunches for your child? At Crown, all students will either bring, purchase or receive free lunch this year so please review the information below to see if you qualify. CUSD Child Nutrition Services (CNS) have provided some very helpful information about their program including how to apply for the free/reduced lunches and how to create an account for making automatic or online lunch payments . Applying for free/reduced lunches is optional for Crown families but providing lunch each day is not so figure out which works best for your family today, bringing or buying, and contact CNS with additional questions.


Welcome Letter and Instructions from CNS

Why Eat School Lunch?

CalFresh Free/Reduced Meal Information

CalFresh Household Application

Listen, Learn, Play!

Crown is pleased to announce a new partnership with My Music Workshop, a musical program that introduces musical concepts in a fun and engaging way. Each classroom will have 30 mins of instruction, every other week, where they will learn everything from music theory to playing instruments. Check out their video below or view their flyer online!
My Music Workshop **Music Enrichment Program for Kids** Franchising Opportunity

Auto-Pay with Tuition Express

We wanted to extend an invitation to sign up for automatic payments through Tuition Express. This would apply to both tuition and extended care fees. Please click on the Tuition Express Icon to download the document and scan/email it back or hand it in to our office.


Payments are generally drafted on or around the 1st of every month. Any change to this will be noted.


If you currently have a Tuition Express Account on file with us, you will need to fill out a new application or provide us with permission to continue using your current form of payment. PLEASE NOTE: You will not be automatically re-enrolled in automatic payments without consent or a new form.

How You Will Hear From CUSD this Year: An Infographic from the District

Please review the attached flyer from the District so you know what to expect from individual schools and CUSD in 2019-2020.

Crown Preschool will send out Smore newsletters via text/email, as often as necessary, for information on school events and updates. We are looking at the Intouch system for urgent matters, however we will continue to make phones calls, send emails/text message to our families to notify them in emergency situations. Our website should have current information as well, including our current newsletter if you are unable to receive it in text/email, so don't forget to check there!

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Annual Check-Ups during the school year?

If you see your pediatrician during the school year for your annual visit, please don't forget to hand them your Physician's Report and return the completed form to us. You can email or drop completed forms to the ECDC or Preschool office.


PLEASE NOTE- Preschool requirements are as follows:


  • If an exam has been preformed within one year of our preschool start date, anytime between August 22, 2018 and August 22, 2019, you are up to date.
  • Current immunization requirements can be found online and any students who have not completed their full series of shots must have a signed doctor's exemption or explanation of delay.

STATE FUNDED PRESCHOOL

Beginning this fall, Crown Preschool is pleased to announce FREE preschool to any eligible families who are at or under the income ceilings established by the California State Department of Education. If you are within these income guidelines or if your child has an IEP regardless of income, please contact our office immediately so we can begin processing your application.


All eligible families will be asked to provide proof of income and upon acceptance, all deposits will be refunded. This process happens very fast as documentation of earnings are time sensitive so please make sure you have all required information before proceeding. Please contact us with additional questions.



Please refer to the tabs below for the income ceilings and qualifications.

Income Ceilings

Schedule of Income Ceilings for Fiscal School Year 2019-2020 Child Care and Development Programs

State Preschool Qualifications and Application Process

Explanation of qualifications, after income ceiling criteria is met, and list of application requirements.

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NEW SCHOOL HOURS

Starting August 22, our morning session will run from 8:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m., Monday through Friday and our afternoon session will run from 12:05 p.m. - 3:05 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Test Messaging


  • We now use text messaging to alert parents & guardians about important matters so make sure "cell" is selected when inputting your personal contact information and select your cell carrier from the list

Quick Links

MyProcare Re-Registration

Please select school program and update/review information

Instructions

MyProcare Re-Registration Instructions

Rising TK/K-er? - Transferring your Procare Account

Please notify our office if you plan on utilizing childcare at ECDC so we can transfer your existing Crown account into the CUSD Childcare system,. Once transferred, you can log-in with your current credentials and pre-register for the upcoming school year.
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CONTACT US

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Scheduling Changes & Absence Requests

Please provide at least 24-48 hours advanced notice and wait for approval before proceeding. If a requests is made within 24hrs you must notify the office directly at (619) 522-6087 between the hours of 8am and 12pm. After that time, please notify the department emergency cell at (619) 972-5561.

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Lisa Alonso, MS

Director of Preschool & Child Care Services

Coronado Unified School District

(619) 522-6085

lisa.alonoso@coronadousd.net

Tracy Denault

Office Assistant II

(619) 522-6087

tracy.denault@coronadousd.net