FEBRUARY 15 – To clear up any confusion, YES there will be school on Wednesday, February 15th.
REGISTRATION SCHEDULE 2017-2018 – Registration will take place in the Robin’s Nest office Jan. 31st, Feb. 1st, 2nd , 3rd, 8th, and 9th.
Open registration on Feb. 10th will take place in the main church hallway outside the multipurpose room starting at 9:30 a.m. Please a see description of the dates below.
- Tues., January 31, 2017: VPK registration for currently enrolled 3 year olds
- Wed., February 1, 2017: VPK registration for currently enrolled 3 year olds
- Thurs., February 2, 2017: Registration for currently enrolled 2 year olds
- Fri., February 3, 2017: Registration for currently enrolled 2 year olds
- Wed., February 8, 2017: Registration for siblings of currently enrolled students of The Robin’s Nest, Westlake Christian School and Stars & Comets
- Thurs., February 9, 2017: Registration for Palm Harbor United Methodist Church members’ children and for siblings of previously enrolled Robin’s Nest students
- Fri., February 10, 2017: Open registration for all ages
Registeration Forms are available on our website or in the office. Registration forms and a check for $150 registration fee and $100 activity fee are required for registration. We will also need your child’s Health and Immunization Forms.
IMPORTANT: EVERY line on the forms must be filled out. VPK vouchers due no later than July 1, 2017. Download our REGISTRATION CHECKLIST to make sure you are prepared.
Note: VPK students are not required to pay registration or activity fees but are asked to make a voluntary donation of $250 at registration. This is to cover the cost of extra enrichment activities that are not covered by the amount that we receive from the State of Florida.
100 ACTS OF KINDNESS CHALLENGE 2017 – Simple acts of kindness can change lives. During our challenge this month we are going to help teach our children to be kind and do more for others in simple ways. Each time our students commit an act of kindness we will add a heart to the Kindness Tree. Check out our Kindness Tree in the Robin’s Nest hallway and watch it grow!
PEACEMAKERS – The Robin’s Nest is helping to create a new generation of peacemakers by having our VPK students participate in the Peacemakers program. The Peacemakers program is a holistic program developed to empower children and youth to live peaceful lives. Mr. John and Ms. Kim will visit each VPK class the during the month of February, providing a 4 week Peace curriculum addressing peace, peacemaking skills, individuality and diversity, identifying & expressing feelings, safety planning and respect for the environment. Make Peace!
“The more peace there is in us, the more peace there will be in our troubled world.” – Etty Hillesum
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR – The book fair will be held Monday, February 27th thru Friday, March 3rd in room 120. Money raised will be used to enhance our preschool literacy program.
DAD’S NIGHT – Dads of children in the 3 year old and 4 year old classes are invited to come to school with your child for a special evening Thursday, March 2nd. You will be receiving an invitation, but we’d like you to have an early notice so you can plan to attend! Be ready to visit your child’s classroom and see a show!
SNACKS – Please remember that we strive to provide the children with nutritious food snacks. Highly sweetened treats, such as cookies (all types), potato chips, brownies, granola bars, gummy bears, and fruit roll -ups, will be permitted only for special occasions. As a reminder, The Robin’s Nest is a peanut free school. No nuts of any kind or any nut butters are allowed.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Feb. 2 & 3 PAC meeting – 9:15 a.m.
Feb. 20 School closed-Presidents Day
Feb. 27 Class pictures for rooms 102, 108, 112, 114, 116
Graduation pictures for rooms 114, 116
Feb. 28 Class pictures for rooms 112, 108, 104, 110
Graduation pictures for rooms 1104, 110
Feb. 27 – March 3 Scholastic Book Fair
March 2 Dad’s Night at The Robin’s Nest 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.