Fine Arts Preschool Newsletter – November 2019

Wow, it is hard to believe November is here!   

Don’t forget we are closed for Thanksgiving Break on Wednesday, November 27th – Sunday, December 1st. You can check out our calendar online 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. 

We hope you can join us for our 6th Annual APA Community Christmas Party on Sunday, December 8th at our Oak Creek location!   This is open to the public, so bring a friend!  More details are below!    


Special APA Holiday Items:  We have some amazing custom items available to you this Holiday season!   These are special order items and this is the ONLY time they will be available for purchase.    Click here to visit the store.   All orders are DUE by December 1st to ensure pick-up at APA the week of December 16th.    

2019 PHOTO DATE Wednesday NOVEMBER 13th @ 9am: This is the only Preschool picture date scheduled.   Even if you do not attend on Wednesdays, please come to school that morning for your photo if you would like to have one taken. 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. More information will be handed out closer to the date of the photos. 

Text Messaging: In order to better relay important information to you, specifically for weather-related emergencies, please opt-in to receive text messages.  You’ll also be the first to know about events and special offers!  Text ACADEMY to 77948 to join now.  

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

Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, November 27th – Sunday, December 1st. Classes will resume on Monday, December 2nd.   

Save the Date: The Winter Preschool Performance will be held on Tuesday, December 17th and Wednesday, December 18th at 11am-1130am.  

Reminder: Please update students’ clothes in their backpacks with 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 Public Library ~ Wednesday, December 11th at 9:30am – Mini tour of the library and Story time with the youth librarian 
  • Oak Creek Police Department Visit at Preschool ~ January TBD
  • Dental Health Program at Preschool ~ February TBD – @ APA  


APA Community Christmas:   Join APA on Sunday, December 8th for some Holiday fun!   We’re proud to bring this fun FREE event back for its 6th 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 story time with princesses, dancing and cookies and milk!  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 here to register today!     

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 903-WFP!  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: Our Holiday Giveaways – 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!   

Have a great November!!  


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