One of the reasons New Morning is such a special place is that it is a co-op, created by people like you for your children. Each family’s involvement, no matter how great or how small, benefits all. The cooperative aspect enriches the nursery school experience for parents, teachers, and most of all, the children. By volunteering, parents convey to their children that their school is important.
Each New Morning family is required to participate in their child’s school experience in certain ways, including attendance at two Work Days each school year. Work Day is a nice way to meet other parents and teachers, and become familiar with the classrooms. We really do need everyone to help out with Work Days. This commitment can be fulfilled by:
- Attending two Work Days for two hours each day. Work Day options are:
- August 26, 9-noon, on the playgrounds, all rooms
- August 29, 8:30-noon for Willow and Birch Rooms; or 5-8:30 pm for the Oak Room
- June 8, 6-9pm, all rooms
- June 10, 9-noon, on the playgrounds, all rooms
- Watching someone else’s children so they can come to work at school (can only fulfill one of your two dates)
- Signing up for a take-home work-day job or project at any time during the school year (Check with Director)
If you have children enrolled in more than one classroom, please help in the Birch or Oak Rooms before school starts, since more work is required to clean-up and set-up after summer school.
Can you believe that next week is the last week of school? Wow, time flies! Luckily, the closing of the school year also means the End of the Year Picnic at Westmorland park – Wednesday June 7 from 5:30 pm – 7 pm. It’s always a wonderful time to catch up with the faces that have grown so familiar! Let’s hope for weather as wonderful as last year.
Spring is quickly approaching, and we have lots of exciting events coming up! Mark your calendars:
- Tea Collection children’s clothing fundraiser: February 27-March 6
- Kindergarten Panel Discussion: March 1, 7-8:30 pm
- Classroom Clean-up: March 6, 6:30-8:30 pm
- New Morning Spirit Days: March 6 & 7
- Spring Auction: April 29, 6:30-11 pm
Share your love of New Morning Nursery School with your community by inviting them to our Open House, January 14, 10 am to noon.
Want to learn more about our 4K program and our affiliation with MMSD? Check out our 4K Information Night, this Wednesday!
As we settle in to Thanksgiving recess, we wanted to express gratitude for our wonderful NMNS family!!
Remember, no school Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday this week. We look forward to reuniting next week and sharing stories from our short break.
A huge thank you to our parent and board volunteers for their hard work in setting up, cooking, and cleaning up after our fun-filled and tasty pancake breakfast Saturday morning.
Thank you also to the Monroe Street Arts Center for the turkey-hat craft project!
And, of course, thanks families! You braved the cold, blustery weather to share in our wonderful event, and we couldn’t have done it without you!
The Pancake Breakfast is fast approaching! Mark your calendars for this Saturday, November 19th, from 9-11:00 in the school gym. We’ll have delicious pancakes, Gates & Brovi bacon, and an art project for the kids put on by our friends at the Monroe Street Art Center! Bring your friends and family and help support our school with this great annual fundraiser. The cost is $6/adult, $5/child and $20/family.
We heard your feedback, and we have the Google calendar back in action, loaded with the content from the copy you received by email. As changes arise throughout the year, we’ll update both this version and the PDF under Forms and Documents.