Fine Arts Preschool Newsletter – April 2018

As we head into Spring, APA is already thinking about summer and fall registrations.  When we say don’t wait too long to register, we really mean it.  Continue reading on for more important info…. 


Spring Break Friday, March 30th – Thursday, April 5th.   Dance/Music classes resumes on Friday, April 6th.   Preschool classes resume on Monday, April 9th.  

Oak Creek Preschool REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!!!  CLICK HERE for our 2018/2019 school year information.   

Spring Short Session:   It’s not too late to dance with APA!    APA’s Spring Short Session starts after Spring Break and runs for 8 weeks.   Ages 3-4 can join us for our Twinkle Toes Ballet Kiddie Clinic.   Check out all the details, including the FREE bonus, at .       

Summer Dance Classes Monday, July 9th– Saturday, August 18th Schedules are available now! 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 16th. Online registrations are our preferred method of registering so you can complete everything in full. Current music students have been given hand-outs in class regarding their current time slot to see if they want to continue for summer. 

Scholastic Book Orders:  Book orders are due April 19th this month.   They have great book deals this month!  Check them out and place your order at

Chasing Tales Field Trip. ~ End of the Year Field Trip:  Tuesday, May 15th 911am   
Hand-outs will be given out in class when students return from Spring Break.  The cost is $6 per child.  Adults are free.  Siblings are welcome as well, but would also need to pay the $6 fee.   Please sign up at the desk with Miss Trisha or Miss Cara.   Payment and registration are due by Thursday, April 19th.   At the time of registration you will also need to complete a waiver for Chasing Tales. 

“Chasing Tales” is an indoor playground with activities for everyone. Children and parents must wear socks in the facility, no shoes or bare feet.  A parent or guardian must stay at the facility with the child at all times.  They have multiple rooms for children to explore such as open play, arts & crafts, etc.  We will be participating in a “Free Play” program with 2 hours of access to the gym area and imagination playroom.  As always for snack time, please bring your own snack (nut free) and water for our snack time.  (We do not have the facility all to ourselves, so please be courteous of other families that may be there) 

 “Chasing Tales” is located in Oak Creek at 7265 S. 1st Street.  For more details you can check out their website at

Preschool Graduation ~ Thursday, May 24th at Oak Creek Salvation Army 
Feel free to invite your family and friends to our graduation ceremony at 9:30am.  Student arrival time is 9AM.  Come watch your child walk down in their cap and gown and receive their preschool diploma.  We rent out the Salvation Army to ensure we have enough sitting for anyone to attend.  Your last tuition payment would be on 4/15 for May tuition.   Please be sure to have your child try on their cap and gown ahead of time to get comfortable with wearing it.   Also, please do your best to securely fasten your child’s graduation cap with bobby pins or barrettes on graduation day.   

Summer/Fall Dance Schedule  Our summer dance schedule is available to view now.  Registration begins on April 9th, online only.   Our Fall registration opens on May 1st.    

Optional Kringle FundraiserEarn money towards summer or fall tuition:  We are doing a fundraiser through Racine Danish Kringle.  Order forms will be available at our front desk. We have had people make over $300 in profit from this fundraiser alone.  Order Form Due Date – Monday, April 30th.  All late orders handed in will receive $10 off of your profit!  Wherever you drop off your form is where you need to pick up!  Please make sure you have everyone make out their check to you, and then you need to make one check out to APA.  We will not order your fundraiser without payment.  It would be in your best interest to collect payment as people place orders.  Profits will be in your account before May 15th!  (Pick up dates are listed on the fundraiser) 

Window Sticker Contest – Congrats to License Plate winner 253-3AC.  Your car was spotted with one of our window clings.  Please come to the desk to claim your $50 tuition credit.  Want to participate next month? Grab a free sticker at the desk and display it on your window. Every month we will announce one license plate that we see and the winner will receive a free $50 tuition voucher!  

Important Upcoming Dates: 

Chasing Tales – Tuesday, May 15th, 9AM-11AM  Sign up will be in April. Siblings may attend, with fee. 

Graduation: May 24th, Oak Creek Salvation Army.   *Student arrival is 9am — please see above*



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