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October 15, 2018

Oct. 15 2018 ECC Update

Important Dates: 

 October 2018


                                                  1st grade strong! 

17th   5 to 7 pm  ECC Family Picnic at Ryan Hummert Park 

Bring a blanket and pick a spot to enjoy all of the family fun!

                  Maplewood firefighters will provide free Hot Dogs & Hamburgers for all.  

                                 Parents are also welcome to pack a picnic supper   

     Firefighters will bring a Bounce House, Safe House, & fire trucks to add to all the fun.  

          PTO will sponsor free lawn games, a Marshmallow Home Run Derby for $1.00, and will sell $1.00 Ice Pops, spiritwear, & baked goods.   

PARENTS AS TEACHERS (PAT) program will have activities for our youngest learners! 


19th  6:00 p.m.   ECC partners with PTO to sponsor free Mad Science Night    


 Spin, Pop, Boom  

Didgeridoo tubes, foaming hands and steaming chemical reactions will introduce children to the world of exciting chemistry.

There will be free concessions  

                                  (gnome popcorn and unicorn popcorn).


22 & 24  Prek - 2nd grade  Parent/Teacher Conferences   


19, 22, 23, 24, & 25  Scholastic Book Fair  See flyer below for Book Fair times! 

         Proceeds from the Book Fair fund the Birthday Book program,  

      the Winter Book shop, and other important PTO initiatives that  

        support the growth & development of our children!  

October 26th No School - Fall Break   


October 29th No School Professional Development  day    


  30 & 31 Farm Animals Visit   

  31st Fall Festival & Halloween Celebrations 

  Children may wear costumes on Halloween.  Here are some reminders when  

  helping your child choose his/her costume:  

  • Children must be able to use the restroom easily and independently with costume
  • Full face paint, fake weapons, to include guns, knives, swords, etc.,are NOTpermitted. 
  • Please consider letting them choose an older costume that they are not

    wearing for Trick or Treating because it could easily become torn, soiled etc., during the busy school day. 

Looking Ahead:   

6:30 to 7:30 November 13th

K-6th  MySciScience Night

Featuring Scientist from Washington University; developers of our new MySci Science curriculum.   Come and learn about our new science program and engage in scientific experiments with your children.  


6:00 to 7:00 November 29th 

Preschool/ Kindergarten Night of Numbers & All things Math!!   

                                       Watch for more information. 

ECC/Elementary Trivia Night:  Donations Needed

Mark your calendars for the ECC/Elementary Trivia Night on  

Saturday, Nov. 17th, 2018 

We need your help to fill out silent auction and raffle tables!  No donation is too big or small -- Cardinals/Blues/sporting event tickets, handmade items/artwork, themed baskets,  business services, gift cards to anywhere, condos/vacation home rentals, tickets to musical or local events, food/beverage gifts, or even an unused birthday gift that's gathering dust in the basement!  Sponsorships ($100-$250) are also available.
Please contact us at to let us know how you can help!

Stacy Dick
Trivia Night Donations Chair 



Read about the new ECC PTO Sponored 

Parent & Child Book Club