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May 2017

This month's newsletter topics

May – Themes This Month – Calendar Events –  Graduation and Carnival – A Night Out for Parents


Wow! Is it really the last month of school? Our students have grown up so much this year and our kindergartners are ready for their next adventure! We have 10 children graduating this month! All our returning students will enjoy being the big kids next year, and will help welcome many younger siblings and new families to Hands On!

We have lots of fun things planned for May. Lots of gardening projects, watching our butterflies take flight, a visit from the firefighters and for those taking Miss Rachael’s dance class there will be a recital. Of course we also have our carnival and graduation party Friday, May 26th.

All the kids love it when the firefighters visit. Station 9 will bring their truck and give us a lesson in fire safety. Look for sign-up sheets on the door to help at these fun events. As with all of our events, everyone is welcome, siblings too, even if you don’t attend that day.

If you have a job, volunteer, or another skill that helps our community, we would love to have you as a special guest in our class. Please let us know if you would like to visit our class and tell us how you help our community.

Firefighters will visit Thursday, May 18th at 10 AM. If your child doesn’t attend school on the day of the visit but you wish to come, feel free to join us and plan to stay with your child during the visit.



Themes this Month

  • Community Helpers & Safety
  • Carnival & Graduation


Dates to Remember

May 15 – 19 – 

Show and Tell Week – Children may bring one item each day to show friends and share with the class during circle time.

Thursday, May 18 @ 10 am – 

Firefighters will visit.

Friday, May 26 – 

Last day of school 

11:30 Dismissal
11:30 Carnival
12:00 Graduation
12:30 Picnic on the playground

Graduation and Carnival

The last day of preschool is Friday, May 26.

Our school day ends at 11:30 AM.

All Hands On students and families are invited to the carnival.

We will have games & prizes, and a graduation ceremony. Plan on bringing a picnic lunch or eating after the carnival. Please sign up to help work a game station. A sign-up sheet will be on our classroom door.

11:30– School ends* and carnival games begin
12:00 -Graduation ceremony
12:30-Picnic outside and playground play.
*All children must be picked up from the classrooms at 11:30, and then go upstairs with their families.

A Night Out For Parents!

Friday, May 19th, 5 -8 PM

Drop off the kids at Hands On and have an evening to yourself!

The children will enjoy a pizza party and an evening with friends!

Hands On offers a night out a few times during the summer months.

You do not have to be a current Hands On student to attend.

$25 per child, $15 1st sibling, $10 for 3rd sibling.

Payment for A Night Out For Parents is due the evening of the event.

Children ages 2 and up are welcome to join us.

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