Ms. Miranda will be at Joyland from 7 am to 6 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and will be off on Fridays. Ms. Amanda will be at Joyland at various times on Tuesdays and Thursdays. She will be at Joyland from 8 am to 6 pm on Fridays when Ms. Miranda is off. If no-one is available in the office, please leave a message by telephone or send us an e-mail and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Attached to this newsletter is a copy of our update tuition policies for the 2018-2019 year. Please make sure to read over the policies and review the new prices. A signed copy of this form must be included in your child’s file so a paper copy for you to sign is also being placed next to the check in computer. These forms are due back in the office by August 10th.
Fall Picture Day
We will be taking pictures on August 28th and 29th. We will announce which classes will go which days when the dates are closer. We will start taking pictures at 9 am and will be done both days before lunch. Please let us know if you have any questions about this!
Community Helpers Week
Community Helpers Week is the week of August 20th. We are inviting parents or grandparents to come in and speak to the children about their jobs (all professions are welcome but note that we are highly seeking those in a medical field, law enforcement/ firefighter, service industry/construction, or food industry). If you are interested in coming to Joyland during Community Helpers Week, please let us know as soon as possible so we can plan accordingly. We would love to hear about your job!
The ASQ is a screening tool that will provide a quick check of your child’s development. The information you supply will help reveal your child’s strengths and uncover any areas of concern. We will be passing out the ASQ’s again this year to all families, so please look for them in your child’s mailbox sometime the week of August 30th.
Back to School Night
For parents with children in the Cardinals, Stars or Kindergarten classrooms we will be offering a back to school night. This meeting will provide information on the classroom schedule, curriculum, portfolios, assessments, behavior policies, themes and school calendar. The Kindergarten Back to School Night will be held on at August 14th at 6:00 p.m. The Cardinal and Stars Back to School Night will be held at 6:00 p.m. on August 22nd Please let us know if you have any questions about either of these events.
The last water days for the summer will be the week of August 6th. On water days please have your child wear or bring a bathing suit, water shoes or flip flops (separate from the shoes they are wearing for the day) and a towel. If your child does not have these items they will not be able to participate!