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January 20, 2020

MRH ECC Parent Update, January 20, 2020

January 20th No School in Observance of

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

 

“Be a bush if you can’t be a tree.

?If you can’t be a highway, just be a trail. If you can’t be a sun, be a star. For it isn’t by size that you win or fail. Be the best of whatever you are.”

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's words call

all of us to strive to be our best selves

Maplewood Richmond Heights Early Childhood Center

 

ECC School Wide Title Survey:

 

Dear Parents,

 

MRH ECC & the Elementary School are Schoolwide Title Schools. This means that we receive federal monies under the Schoolwide Title Grant programming. This federally funded program is designed to address the educational needs of children living in impoverished communities with comprehensive strategies for improving the whole school so every student achieves high levels of academic proficiency. The monies can be used to support:

 

  • high quality professional development,
  • literacy coaching by content experts,
  • academic intervention, and
  • purchase of supplemental instructional materials

 

As a part of the Title One guidelines, we are required to survey parents about their experiences, and analyze the results to improve our services. To that that end, I have included the link to our on-line Parent Survey and ask that you take a moment to respond. This is for all of our kindergarten, first grade, and second grade parents, not just those that may have a child receiving a specific service, as SchoolwideTitle funds are designed to improve the education of all children! Paper copies will also be available during our upcoming ECC Parent /Teacher conferences .

 

Regards,

Cyndi Hebenstreit

 

On-line Parent School Wide Title Survey

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

 

January:

 

28th & 30th K/1/2 Parent/Teacher Conferences - No Preschool conferences.

 

27th Equal Exchange Fundraiser due date

 

28th Beginning of the Chinese New Year

 

Looking Ahead:

 

February:

4th 1:25 pm Early Release for K-12th

Preschool remains in session.

 

4th -11th 15% of the profits at Zee Bee Market in Maplewood

will go to the MRH Elementary & ECC PTO's.

Keep watching for special events at Zee Bee market

during this week.

 

11th Re-enrollment of existing ECC preschoolers begins.

Information regarding this registration period was sent home

with preschool students. Fewer documents are required for

re-enrollment, so please contact Peggy Russell, preschool

secretary, with any questions.

 

14th No School Professional Development Day

 

21st 6:00 to 8:00 pm ECC Annual Snowflake Ball

Watch for more information

 

29th Preschool registration for Parents As Teachers (PAT)

families & the siblings of MRH students. Doors open at

7:00 a.m. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

See attached flyer below for more details.

 

MRH ECC PTO:

 

News & Notes:

 

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the PTO meeting last week at Schlafly! Our next meeting will be on March 2nd, 2020. Make sure to put it on your calendar!

 

Snowflake Ball is on February 21st. There's a lot of planning that goes into this and we always need volunteers leading up to and during it. Volunteer time slots are only 1 hour so plenty of time to enjoy the evening. All volunteers receive free entrance for themselves and one child! Snowflake Ball Volunteer Sign Up

 

 

Trivia Night in November was a HUGE SUCCESS! The ECC brought in approximately $12,000 that supports the new Dolly Parton Imagination Library Program as well as various other PTO events and programs. Thank you to ALL who attended and donated to such a GREAT evening!

 

The MRH PTO Spirit Wear store is live! Make sure to order the newest T-shirt design! Check it out here: Spiritwear Store

 

 

Follow us on Facebook!

Make sure you stay up to date by following the MRH ECC PTO on Facebook at: 

MRH ECC PTO Facebook

 

 

Email us at MRH ECC PTO email if you are interested in joining a committee, have ideas, or have questions! More information can be found on http://mrhpto.org

 

Thank you the MRH ECC PTO

 

Registration for Baseball, Softball and the new Track and Field teams with MRH Youth Sports will be from February 1st-14th, 2020. Registration is online at www.mrhys.org. Space is limited and registration must be completed within the registration window.

 

Children ages 5 (rising Kindergartners)- current 8th grade are eligible to register for baseball and softball. Current 6th-8th graders are eligible to register for track and field.

 

Financial aid is available and can be applied for via the link : https://drive.google.com/file/d/15G25NgH6mVww86dYseJ6OgUtnn-h0ki3/view?usp=sharing

 

More information, and answers to many of your FAQs, can be found at www.mrhys.org under “Our programs."

 
MRH ECC Early Childhood Center | 2801 Oakland Ave , Maplewood, MO 63143

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January 13, 2020

MRH ECC Family Update, Jan. 13, 2020

January 20th No School in Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Maplewood Richmond Heights Early Childhood Center

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

 

January 2020

 

14th 6:30 MRH ECC PTO Meeting at Schlafly's

20th No School Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday

28th & 30th K/1/2 Parent/Teacher Conferences - No Preschool conferences.

 

Looking Ahead:

 

February:

4th 1:25 p.m. Early Release for K-12th - Preschool Remains in session.

 

14th No School Professional Development Day

 

MRH ECC PTO:

 

News & Notes:

 

We hope to see many of you at the PTO meeting on Tuesday, January 14th at Schlafly's. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Crown Room.

 

The MRH PTO Spirit Wear store is live! Make sure to order the newest T-shirt design! Check it out here: Spiritwear Store

 

 

Follow us on Facebook!

Make sure you stay up to date by following the MRH ECC PTO on Facebook at: 

MRH ECC PTO Facebook

 

 

Email us at MRH ECC PTO email if you are interested in joining a committee, have ideas, or have questions! More information can be found on http://mrhpto.org

 

Thank you the MRH ECC PTO

 

 
MRH ECC Early Childhood Center | 2801 Oakland Ave , Maplewood, MO 63143

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December 15, 2019

MRH ECC Family Update, Dec. 16, 2019

Maplewood Richmond Heights Early Childhood Center

IMPORTANT DATES

Home Space 6 On Display at the Richmond Heights Library

Check out the December display at

the Richmond Heights Library! Mrs. Sarah and Mr. Mark’s Home Space 6 Preschool Classroom, has setup a display of their ongoing study of owls. They have taken the topic of owls and have explored them in many different ways, from discussions to drawing to clay and beyond! We hope you have time to

stop by for a visit!

 

December 19th & 20th

PTO Winter Bookshop: All children "shop" for a new book!

 

December 20th

8:15 a.m. Preschool Sing a long in main gym

 

December 20th

Last day of school before winter break

 

January 1st Happy New Year!!!

 

 

 

School Resumes on Monday, January 6th

 

 

 

 

 

MRH ECC PTO:

 

News & Notes:

 

Thanks for your support!  

The First grade Winter concert Bake sale was a HUGE SELL OUT SUCCESS! Thank you to everyone that baked for us and helped at the concert! 

 

 

The MRH PTO Spirit Wear store is live! Make sure to order the newest T-shirt design! Check it out here: Spiritwear Store

 

 

The Winter PTO Book Shop is almost here!

The winter book shop takes place on December 18th and 19th. ECC Students get to come to our "shop" and pick out their very own book free of charge to take home at winter break. We want to make this a fun and magical experience so we need YOU! Help is needed to craft decorations (can be done at home) as well as shopkeepers and book readers during the shop event. Go to the event sign up here

 

Follow us on Facebook!

Make sure you stay up to date by following the MRH ECC PTO on Facebook at: 

MRH ECC PTO Facebook

 

 

Email us at MRH ECC PTO email if you are interested in joining a committee, have ideas, or have questions! More information can be found on http://mrhpto.org

 

Thank you the MRH ECC PTO

 

 
MRH ECC Early Childhood Center | 2801 Oakland Ave , Maplewood, MO 63143

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December 2, 2019

MRH ECC Family Update, Dec. 2, 2019

Maplewood Richmond Heights Early Childhood Center

IMPORTANT DATES

December 3rd

1:25 Early Release - Preschool remains in session

 

December 4th 7:00 p.m.

1st Grade Concert at the MRH High School Theatre

Children should arrive between 6:30 & 6:40 pm

Performance begins and 7:00 p.m. and will last approximately 30 minutes. Please visit the ECC PTO Bake Sale in the theatre lobby immediately following the concert!

 

December 19th & 20th Winter Bookshop - All children "shop" for a new book!

 

December 20th Last day of school before winter break

 

January 6th 2020 School Resumes

 

 

MRH ECC PTO:

 

News & Notes:

 

TRIVIA NIGHT!

Triva night was a huge success once again! Thank you to everyone who volunteered in the planning stages as well as that night! Thanks to everyone that donated items to our raffle and wine pull amongst everything else! We hope everyone had as great of a time as we did!

 

The MRH PTO Spirit Wear store is live! Make sure to order the newest T-shirt design! Check it out here: Spiritwear Store

 

Save the Date for the 1st grade concert on Wednesday! The PTO hosts a bake sale during and after the concert! Make sure to stop by for a sweet treat on the way in or out! We are still looking for BAKERS and volunteers at the concert. Email us at: ecc-secretary@mrhpto.org Or sign-up here!

 

WINTER BOOK SHOP IS COMING!  

 

The winter book shop takes place on December 18th and 19th. ECC Students get to come to our "shop" and pick out their very own book free of charge to take home at winter break. We want to make this a fun and magical experience so we need YOU! Help is needed to craft decorations (can be done at home) as well as shopkeepers and book readers during the shop event. Go to the event sign up here

 

Follow us on Facebook!

Make sure you stay up to date by following the MRH ECC PTO on Facebook at: 

MRH ECC PTO Facebook

 

 

Email us at MRH ECC PTO email if you are interested in joining a committee, have ideas, or have questions! More information can be found on http://mrhpto.org

 

Thank you the MRH ECC PTO

 

Dear 1st grade families:

 

We are deep into preparations for our first grade vocal concert! We had such an extraordinary time last spring, and we are really looking forward to our next performance opportunity. This is just to remind you that the concert is scheduled for Wednesday, December 4th, at 7 pm, in the high school theatre.

Like last year, your child needs to arrive no later than 6:40 p.m. Doors to the theater will open by 6:25. As children arrive, they will line up with their teachers in the theater and Mr. Pentecost will begin warming up the students at 6:40 p.m. There will be more notes coming with more details as we get closer, but I wanted to make sure everyone had this date and time set aside if they hadn’t done so already. In the meantime, ask your child to give you some preview performances at home. You will be impressed, I’m sure!

 

Matt Pentecost

ECC Music Teacher

 

 
MRH ECC Early Childhood Center | MRH Early Childhood Center, 2801 Oakland Avenue, Maplewood, MO 63143

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