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Fine Arts Preschool Newsletter – March 2018

As we are fast approaching the end of our school year, our newsletters are especially important.  Here are a few things to be aware of: 

All of our students will receive a free t-shirt at our APA graduation ceremony.  This year’s shirt is mint green.  If you (parents) would like to order one, please pay at our front desk by Monday, April 9th.  They are $20 plus tax, add $2 for 2XL or 3XL.  T-shirts are unisex so they run bigger.  Note: ALL Students will receive a FREE one).  Parent t-shirts will be available for pick up at graduation as well.  

At the end of this month we will be closed for Spring Break.   Our Spring Break closing dates are March 30th through April 5th.   Classes will resume on Friday, April 6th.  Please continue reading for more important information!   

More Important Info For You To Know 

Preschool Open House:  Do you know someone who is interested in our Preschool program in the 2018/19 school year?  Let them know we are having an Open House on Friday, March 2nd from 5:30-6:30pm at our Oak Creek Location.   Remember, refer a new family to APA and both you and the family will receive a $50 tuition credit after the new family has completed 2 months of classes.    

Oak Creek Public Library Field Trip:  Wednesday March 14th   We will NOT have Preschool on Wednesday, March 14th because of our field trip scheduled at the Oak Creek library.  Please meet directly at the library at 9am.  Please remember the Library does not open until 9am so do not arrive too early.  The address is 8040 S. 6th Street in Oak Creek (Drexel Town Square).  Please meet our teachers at 9am in the Story Time Room.  The field trip will last until 10am.  We will have a tour of the library with the Youth Librarian, Amanda Jacques, and then Miss Michelle & Miss Lisa will have story time in the Story Time Room.   

Spring Program: Because March 14th was the only date we were able to schedule our Library Field Trip, our in-school Spring Program will be held on Tuesday March 20th and Wednesday March 21st.   

Scholastic Book OrdersBook orders are due March 15th this month.  They have great book deals this month!  You’ll get them in time for Easter basket stuffers!!  Check them out and place your order at: 

Spring Break:  APA will be closed Friday March 30th through Thursday April 5th.  Dance classes and Music lesson will resume on Friday April 6th.  Preschool will resume on Monday April 9th.  

Community Easter Egg Hunt –   Join us for our Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24th, exclusively at our Franklin location!  We will offer a fun Egg Hunt for students age Walking up to 8 years old.  While you’re there stop at our Bake Sale (cash only) or have your child get a festive face art for FREE!  We will have the Easter Bunny here to visit with students and take pictures!  This event is open to the community so invite your friends and family.  It will be held indoors so no need to worry about the weather!  Click here for full details and to register!   

Summer DANCE & MUSIC Classes Monday,July 10th- Saturday, August 19th  –  Schedules will be available April 1st.  Our summer session is 6 weeks long.  Registration opens April 9th ONLINE ONLY.  Over the phone and in person registration will be available starting April 11th.  Online registrations are our preferred method of registering so you can complete everything in full.  
Register early!  There’s less chance of your class being full or canceled due to low enrollment.  We need at least 5 students enrolled in each class. 

Oak Creek Preschool REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!!! –  CLICK HERE for our 2018-2019 school year information.   *We do not offer Preschool classes during the summer.   


License Plate Winner –  Congratulations to license plate 436-ZCE.  One of our staff members spotted your Academy window sticker while driving!  Please contact the front desk so to receive a $50 tuition credit.  Grab a FREE window sticker at the desk to participate next month!    


Oak Creek Public Library –  March 14th @ 9am – Mini tour of the library and then story time with Miss Michelle & Miss Lisa 

Wehr Nature Center, in Franklin –  March 28th Possum’s Spring Adventure.  Arrival time: 9:15am. Cost is $3.50 per child/adult.  Sorry, siblings are not allowed.  

Chasing Tales – Wednesday, May 9th,  9AM-11AM  Sign up will be in April. Siblings may attend, with fee. 


*Full details of these field trips will be listed in upcoming newsletters* 

You can always click here for the most up to date field trip dates and times.  


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