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Calendar: 

Jan 15 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Campus Closed
Jan 15 -
Gala meeting, 8:30 a.m.
Jan 17 - Swim lessons for Sandra's class, bus leaves TCH at 8:30 a.m.
Jan 18 - Extended Day field trip to Boardman Nature Center, 1:30-3:30 p.m.. info here
Jan 19 - Swim lessons for Nadine's class, bus leaves TCH at 8:30 a.m.
Jan 19 - Nadine's Class Field Trip to Interlochen, 10:00-12:00 (They will leave from the YMCA)
Jan 24 - Swim lessons for Sandra's class, bus leaves TCH at 8:30 a.m.
Jan 25 - Parent Education, Developing Self Discipline, info below
Jan 26 - Swim lessons for Nadine's class, bus leaves TCH at 8:30 a.m.
Jan 31 - Swim lessons for Sandra's class, bus leaves TCH at 8:30 a.m.
Feb 2 - Swim lessons for Nadine's class, bus leaves TCH at 8:30 a.m.
Feb 6 - Kindergarten Enrollment Meeting, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Luea's
Feb 7 - Lower Elementary Enrollment Meeting, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Mittelstaedt's
Feb 10 - TCH School Carnival, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Looking Ahead:

Feb 15 - Parent Visiting Day for Primary, Elementary and Jr. High, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Feb 15 - Chinese New Year Dragon Dance, 10:30 a.m.
Feb 15 - Elementary Theatre Performance, 6:00 p.m.
Feb 16 & 19 - President's Day and Teacher inservice, campus closed
Feb 21
- President's Day Assembly, 10:30 a.m.
Feb 23 - TCH Spelling Bee, 1:00 p.m.
Feb 26-Mar 2 - Parent Teacher Conferences
Feb 27 - (date change) Montessori 101
Mar 8 - Parent Education, Your Child's Strengths, Elementary faculty, 6:00 p.m., click here

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As always, the Google Calendar and TCH Facebook pages are a great resource for calendar dates, articles of interest, and other related posts about school "happenings." 

Extracurricular Activities:

Click here to see the Extracurricular Activities web page. Contact Julie Boss, Extracurricular Athletic Coordinator at (248) 535-1713 or at  boss.julie4boys@yahoo.com  with questions, comments or ideas. 

New:  Music Together
Join us for 9 unforgettable weeks of learning, laughing, and music-making that will bring joy to your family and create musical memories to last a lifetime! Our Music Together Winter Session for children ages birth to 5 years old with their parents/caregivers begins Saturday, January 20th (9:15, 10:15 or 11:15AM)! For more information visit our website: www.musictogethertc.com or call Christy at 231-632-4511

Ongoing activity info on the extracurricular page 

A Message from Board Chair Jessica Sullivan:

Last updated: December 1, 2017 - Please click here to view the most recent Board of Directors meeting summary.

Other Notes:

Tuition Assistance Applications for 2018-2019 School Year
Applications for the tuition assistance program for the 2018-2019 school year will be accepted February 6th-March 21st.  Make arrangement to complete your applications and tax returns in advance of the tuition assistance application deadline.  Completed tax returns must be uploaded to FAST by the March 21st deadline in order for your application to be considered complete.  A detailed overview of the application process can be found on The Children's House website under the School/Admission/Tuition Assistance tab (click here).  Please contact Lori Mucherino in the business office with any questions.

Parent Education, January 25th, 6 p.m.
Developing Self Discipline: Helping Your Child Discover Her Inner Guide - Nido/YCC Faculty
This discussion, led by the Nido/YCC Faculty, will cover information and strategies to use at home. Come be empowered on how to continue the “Montessori” experience for your child at home.  RSVP to learn@traversechildrenshouse.org if you plan to attend and if you need childcare.

Inclement Weather Policy
Generally, if the Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) are delayed or closed, The Children’s House opens at 9:00 am. If the Northwestern Michigan College campus is closed or delayed, The Children’s House is closed. If NMC is not in session, The Children’s House follows the TCAPS closure schedule. Occasionally, TCH will decide to delay, close or dismiss early based on an independent assessment of conditions. School closures and delays are emailed to parents and posted on The Children’s House web site by 7:00 a.m.

TCAPS school closing information can be found at www.tcaps.net NMC closing information can be found at http://www.nmc.edu/student-services/class-cancellations.html

This page last updated on 1/12/2018.

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