Fine Arts Preschool – November 2018

Wow, it is hard to believe November is here!   

We hope you were able to join us for our 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 events planned again this year.  Up next we have our 5th Annual APA Community Christmas Party on Sunday, December 2nd at our Oak Creek location. This is also open to the public, so bring a friend!  We hope you can join us!  More details are below!    

Don’t forget we close for Thanksgiving Break on Wednesday, November 21st-Sunday, November 25th.  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.   

Thanksgiving Break: APA Fine Arts Preschool will be closed Wednesday, November 21st-Sunday, November 25th.  Classes will resume on Monday November 26th.   

2018 PHOTO DATE Thursday NOVEMBER 15th @ 9am:  This is the only Preschool picture date scheduled.   Even if you do not attend on Thursdays, 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.  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.  

Arrival Time: Please make sure your child is arriving by 9:00am, so we can start our day on time.  We appreciate your help. 

Scholastic Book Orders:   Every month you are able to purchase books, and help our classroom earn books.  All orders are due Tuesday November 13th.  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.  

Save the Date:   The Winter Preschool Performance will be held on Tuesday, December 18th and Wednesday, December 19th 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 Police Department Visit at Preschool ~January TBD–  
  • Dental Health Program at Preschool ~ February TBD – @ APA  
  • Oak Creek Public Library ~ March 20th , 9:30AM: Mini tour of the library and Story time with the youth librarian 
  • Chasing Tales ~ April:  9am-11am  Cost:  $7 per child, parents are free.  Our session will be “Free Play”  
  • Wehr Nature Center ~ MaTBD 9:30a-10:30a  Cost:  $3 p/p child or adults  

APA Community Christmas  Join APA on Sunday, December 2nd for some Holiday fun!   We’re proud to bring this fun FREE event back for its 5th 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!  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 AAD-5311!  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!   

Have a great November!! 


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