Fine Arts Preschool Newsletter – February 2018

What a great first month of the year!  We hope that you were able to participate in our FREE dance days for dance classes!  If you didn’t get a chance and would like to try a dance class for free please see our front desk for more information.  Registration for our dance classes will close soon.  Our Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt is coming up soon.    I hope you can join us for this fun event!  

More Important Info For You To Know

Oak Creek Preschool Open House:  Registration is next month for our 2018-2019 School Year Session. If you know 
anyone interested in touring our Oak Creek Academic Preschool, come join Miss Michelle & Miss Lisa on Friday March 2nd from 5:30pm-6:30pm. Sign-ups are NOT required.

Dental Health Visit Tuesday, February 20th. They will arrive at 9:30am and will give a presentation until approximately 10:30am.  As always, if your student does not attend school on this day, you are free to attend the presentation if a parent stays with their child. 

Upcoming Field Trip:  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. Please RSVP and pay front desk by 2/15 

“Spread the Love” APA Family and Staff Appreciation Week:  We are so grateful to have you and your family as a part of the APA family.   We’ve decided to celebrate our great parents/guardians, staff and students during the month of February!  We’ll have special treats for our parents and students and we invite you to help celebrate our staff members by writing on a paper heart that we’ll hang in our lobby.   For full details, please CLICK HERE.  

Easter Egg Hunt:  Join us for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24th at our Franklin location.  We will offer a fun egg hunt for ages ,walking to 8.  We’ll also have the Easter Bunny here to visit with and take pictures!  Cost is $3 per child participating and open to the community so invite your friends and family.  It is also held 100% indoors so no need to worry about the weather!  CLICK for full details and to register.  

Valentine’s Day If your child would like to bring candy/snack for Valentine’s Day, they can bring these on Tuesday, February 13th or Wednesday, February 14th.  If you choose to send Valentine’s, please do not write individual names on each one, only write who its from.   This is NOT required and any candy/snacks will be handed out to the students at the end of class, they will not be allowed to eat anything from the bags during snack time.   We do have a student with a nut allergy.  There are 14 students on Tuesday and 15 on Wednesday.  This year, an adult/parent is required to help their student pass out the Valentine’s Day cards/treats when they arrive at the beginning of the day.   There will be a table set up in the same room where you drop off coats/backpacks.   

Scholastic Book Orders: Book orders are due February 22nd this month.  They have great book deals this month!  Check them out and place your order at: 

Weather Closing: APA Preschool will make our own decision if we cancel school or not.  Even if we still have school and the roads are bad, your child is not obligated to come however, the state does require a phone call to let us know your child will not be attending for that day.  We will email out our decision by 8am if we were to cancel. 

Friendly Reminders:  Winter is officially here! Please make sure to bring a change of shoes, every day, that your child does not wear outside in the snow. The salt and melted snow can ruin our preschool floors and carpets.  Thank you, we really appreciate it.  Please make sure to arrive to school a few minutes before our start time of 9 am.  This will allow you time to get your child’s belongings hung up.  Lastly, please make sure to take them to the restroom before coming into the classroom for the day. 
Kudos! Program:  NEW PARTNERSHIP LEVELS!  We’re teaming up with local businesses to offer exciting perks to our APA families.  If you are a business owner (this is great for at home businesses too!) and want exposure to hundreds of families this FREE opportunity is perfect for you!  CLICK here for more details or email Rachel at [email protected]

License Plate Winner:  Congrats to license plate 555-CSC.  One of our staff members spotted your Academy window sticker while driving!  Please contact the front desk so we know who you are and you will receive a $50 tuition credit.  To participate next month, grab a FREE window sticker at the desk!



Dental Health Program – Tuesday, February 20th  @ 930AM-1030AM (This is an in school field trip) 

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. Please RSVP and pay front desk by 2/15 

Chasing Tales – Tuesday, May 16th  9AM-11AM 


*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.   


 Happy Valentine’s Day!!!      

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