Fine Arts Preschool Newsletter – November 2017

Preschool Newsletter November 2017 

Wow, it is hard to believe November is here.  Thank you to all of those who participated in our annual Coats for Kids donation.  So far we have received over 40 jackets to donate.  We will continue to accept donations through the end of the month.  Thank you in advance for supporting this great cause.     

I hope you were able to join us for our free Trunk or Treat event!  We had such a great turnout for both locations and we will continue to make these events better each year. If not, don’t worry we have many fun and free events planned again this year.  Up next we have our 4th Annual APA Community Christmas Party on Sunday, December 3rd from 10am-11:30am at both locations.  This is also open to the public, so bring a friend!  We will have cookies, juice, crafts, activities, coloring, pictures with Santa, and more all inside!  We hope you can join us!  More details are below!    

Don’t forget we close for Thanksgiving Break on Wednesday, November 22nd-Sunday, November 26th.  You can check out our calendar by clicking here  or ask the desk for an extra copy!  We hope each and every one of you have a very Happy Thanksgiving with good food and great company!  Thank you for being a part of our APA family.  As always, if you need anything, please let us know!  We are here to help.   

 More Important Info For You To Know 

APA Community Christmas Party:   Join APA on Sunday, December 3rd from 10am-1130am for some Holiday fun!   We’re proud to bring this fun FREE event back for it’s 4th year!  This is open to the community, so please invite friends and family.  Santa will be here for pictures with the kids; we’ll have crafts; coloring; cookies & juice and more!!  Don’t forget about the Toy Drive during Community Christmas – for each new, unwrapped toy you donate you’ll get a ticket for our raffle.    We have a bunch of great prizes from local businesses!  Click on the following links to register today!   

Oak Creek Registration

Franklin Registration   

Toys for Tots:  If you can’t make it to our Community Christmas Party and would still like to donate a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots we will have donation boxes in the lobby of both locations.   Donations will be accepted immediately and our donation drive will end on Sunday, December 3rd.     

Thanksgiving Break: APA Fine Arts Preschool will be closed November 22nd – November 26th.  Classes will resume on Monday November 27th.   

Picture Day: Tuesday, November 14th at 9:00AM:   All students are welcome to take school photos, even if you don’t attend school on Tuesdays.   No purchase is necessary.   Individual photos will be taken and they also use this photo for a class composite.  If you are not interested in ordering photos, you would still have to get a photo taken to be included in the class group composite.  The photographer will be back with proofs and package options after the photos are edited/printed.   We will let you know the date when we have that available.  The information sheet from the photographer can be returned on picture day or turned in to Miss Trisha or Miss Cara in advance.  

Scholastic Book Orders  Every month you are able to purchase books, and help our classroom earn books.  All orders are due Tuesday November 14th.  You can purchase online at:  Use code: ML8QV   You will see the teacher’s name of Mrs. Dodge.  IF you have any questions on how to place an order, please see the front desk.  

Save the Date:   The Winter Preschool Performance will be held on Tuesday, December 19th and Wednesday, December 20th at 11am-1130am.  

Reminder:  Please update students’ clothes in their backpacks w/ winter clothes if you have not done so already.  Ex. Instead of shorts switch to pants.  


 We are still waiting on dates for our field trips and our in house presentations.  Here is a list of things we are trying to plan for.  We will update our newsletters as we receive information.  

  • Oak Creek Police Department Visit at Preschool ~January TBD–  
  • Dental Health Program at Preschool ~ February TBD – @ APA  
  • Oak Creek Public Library ~ March 14th , 9AM: Mini tour of the library and Story time with Miss Michelle and Miss Lisa.  Please note, our Spring Programs will be the following week. 
  • Falk Park Nature Center ~ March TBD 9:30a-10:30a  Cost:  $3 p/p child or adults  
  • Chasing Tales ~ May 9th, 9am-11am  Cost:  $7 per child, parents are free.  Our session will be “Free Play”  

Logo Wear for Sale – Last Order to receive before Christmas:  We have some great new pieces in our logo wear store.  You can click the link below and place your order online.  Our store will close on November 10th and will not reopen until December 1st.  All orders will take 3-4 weeks after the store closing date and will be shipped for free to APA.  Click here for the link.   

Referral Program:  Share us with a friend.  When a new family registers and mentions your name, you will EACH receive a $50 tuition credit.  (Credit given after 2 months enrolled and there is no limit to the number of families referred!)    

License Plate Winner:  Congrats to license plate 734-RZB!  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!   

Facebook & Instagram:   Interact with APA on social media!   We have fun contests, photos from classes and more on both our Facebook and Instagram pages.   Coming up is our 12 Days of Christmas and our APA Great Holiday Giveaway – only on social media! Don’t forget to join our Private Preschool facebook page to stay up to date and receive reminders! Click here to join us on Facebook and here to follow us on Instagram!   

Kudos! Program:  We hope that you are enjoying the NEW Kudos! Program we have at APA.   Don’t forget to take advantage of the awesome deals that these local businesses have provided.   If you are a business owner interested in our Kudos! Program, please email Cara at [email protected].   Click here  for a full list of Kudos! perks.  

Have a great November!!  


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