October 2017 Preschool News and Calendar of Events

Fall is in the air! With the smells of apple crisp and pumpkin delights filling our preschool kitchen, we know that autumn has arrived! In a few days, our yard and classrooms will be filled with pumpkins, gourds and fall festivity! Feel free to add to the fun by sending in interesting pumpkins, squash gourds and more as you come across them in the grocery stores.


Fall Field trip – Save the Date! November 14th to Underwood Farms

 We are excited to announce that our first field trip of the year will be a combined trip for Rooms 1, 2 & 3! We will need oodles of parents and chaperones, so please save the date and attend if you can (1 MVP per hour served as a driver or chaperone). Permission packages will be sent out soon!

Tell Your Friends! We LOVE our word-of-mouth referrals! Applications for NEW students are now open for 2018 -2019. Tell your friends to apply early! Thanks!

PCS Observation Day – October 12th @ 9:00 – If you are interested in PCS for your rising TK/Kindergartener, please come to one of our Observation Days. You will hear from Dr. Gray, view classrooms, and see us “in action!” Sign up online!

Site Work Day – October 28th – We love clean classrooms and a beautiful yard and parents love DOUBLE MVP hours! Please sign up to help us haul mulch, till sand and deep clean classrooms for double MVP hours! Sign ups for food are also available for single hours. CLICK HERE to help!





Moonlight Magic – October 13th – Last call for Moonlight Magic! Enjoy and evening out with family or friends while your little ones enjoy pizza and a movie at school. Last day to register for preschool is Monday, October 9th. BYH is sold out.

TK/Kindergarten Meet & Greet – Saturday, October 21, 10:00-11:00 am – Students who are age-eligible for TK &/OR Kindergarten in 2018-2019 are invited to join us in the morning of October 21st for a Kindergarten Meet & Greet. Parents and students are welcome! Please be on the lookout fro information from Betty St. Peter in the PCS admissions office.

Parent Conferences – Friday, October 27th – No School! – Please sign up for conferences in your child’s classroom. You will receive your child’s first Developmental Profile and will have a chance to chat about your child’s progress this year. Please make every effort to attend.


MVP Booklets/Hours: If you didn’t receive a YELLOW MVP booklet, please be sure to pick up one from the office. This is how we log our MVP volunteer hours. Each family is required to complete 10 hours. Thanks!


October 20 – Parents of Room 2


What a great group of Room Parents we have this year! We had a fabulous kick-off meeting last week and are excited for the year to come. Your child’s Room Parents will be reaching out to you throughout the year with volunteer opportunities, class activities and more. Many hands make light work…please remember to help out your Room Parents for a fun and enjoyable year!

Volunteer opportunities are available! Check back regularly as events are added as the year progresses.  Please follow this link: https://signup.com/group/1186271400029

Site Work Day Sign Up – Click Here


Classroom Sign-in Logs: Per state licensing regulations, a FULL & LEGIBLE SIGNATURE is required on our classroom sign-in logs. We can be fined for non-compliance of this, so please help us stay in compliance by signing your full signature each day. Thanks for your cooperation!

Siblings at School: If you bring a younger sibling to school during drop-off and pick-up, please keep them within arms reach at all times. This is also a state licensing requirement for which we can be fined.


October 4 – Sam

October 4 – Sarah

October 5 – Daisy


Thursday, October 12 – PCS Observation Day – Students entering TK / Kindergarten will want to attend 🙂

Friday, October 13 – Moonlight Magic!

Tuesday, October 17 & Wednesday, October 18 – Speech Screenings

Thursday, October 19 – California Great Shake Out Earthquake Drill – all school earthquake drill

Saturday, October 21 – Kindergarten Meet and Greet

Friday, October 27 – Parent Conferences – No School

Saturday, October 28 – Site Work Day

Thursday, November 2 – Observation Day

Saturday, November 4 – Fall Festival

Friday, November 10 – Veteran’s Day Holiday – No School

Thursday, November 16 – Observation Day

November 20 & 21 – Stone Soup Days

November 22 – 24 – Thanksgiving Holidays

November 30 – Grandparents’ Day!