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The Compass 05-28-2021

Calendar:

May 31:  Campus Closed, Memorial Day
June 1-4: 
Jr High trip to Pictured Rocks
June 2: Upper Elementary trip to Leelanau Outdoor Center
June 2-3: 3rd Grade overnight trip to Leelanau Outdoor Center
June 3-4: Upper Elementary camping trip
June 3: 1-2nd Grade day trip to Leelanau Outdoor Center
June 4:  All Lower Elementary day trip to Leelanau Outdoor Center
June 8: Kindergarten Moving Up Ceremony, 5:30 p.m.
June 8: 6th Year Moving Up Ceremony, 6:30 p.m.
June 9: 8th Year Graduation, 6 p.m.
June 10: Rain date for Moving Up and Graduation Ceremonies
June 11: Dance of the Cosmos, 11:00 a.m. 
June 11: Campus Closes 12:00 (New time!)
June 14-18: Campus Closed

Looking Ahead

June 21: Summer fun begins!

Our Bright Futures Fund

Bright Futures Fund

Thank you for being a part of our new Bright Futures Fund! Please check the list of donors to make sure it is accurate -- this list is printed in our annual report. If you don’t see your name on the list, it's not too late. You may make a gift or pledge online today or send an email to Renee to add it to your account. Please also reach out to Renee if you find any inaccuracies on the list -- thank you for your help.  

As of today, May 28, $8,575 is still needed to reach our $160,000 goal. Gifts of all sizes from every family are appreciated and needed. Every gift counts.

Bright Futures Fund

Other Notes:

 

 

NEW! Grandparents Day 2021
Each year on the Friday before Memorial Day weekend, we welcome grandparents and special friends of that generation to our campus. This year, your children mailed postcards to their grandparents and participated in a special video greeting. Please share this link with your child’s grandparents - enjoy!

NEW! We’re Hiring
TCH is seeking a part time Media Coordinator and Historian to begin Fall 2021. If you have a way with children and a camera, are proficient in multiple social media platforms, and are very well organized and computer savvy, please contact Michele Shane at michele@traversechildrenshouse.org

NEW! June Lunch Menu
The lunch menu for the month of June is live and ready for you to place your orders for the remainder of the school year. Kitchen directors, Brenda Lijewski and Meryl Brydges, appreciate early orders! Also, please pay any remaining balance that may be in your Boonli account before the end of the school year. Thank you!

NEW! Lost & Found
Please stop by the lobby to look through lost clothing and personal items. We will be donating all remaining pieces
after June 11th. Thanks!

NEW! Traverse Area District Library Summer Reading Club
Registration for Summer Reading Club opens June 1st and is open to all ages.  Summer Reading Club is FREE and comes packed to the tail-end with prizes and fun!  Participants receive a welcome SwagBag and a schedule of great events with many chances to win.  Click here for more information.

NEW! Exchange Student Hosting Opportunity
Susan O'Connor with Northwest Education Services (formerly TBAISD) has made us aware of this exchange student program and thought our school community might be interested. CETUSA, Council for Educational Travel USA, is currently seeking families in our region interested in hosting an exchange student for the upcoming school year. If you, or someone you know, would consider opening your heart and your home to a high school student, you may contact Susan O'Connor at 231.218.0774 or soconnor@tbaisd.org. Currently CETUSA has over 500 students from Spain, France, Norway, Italy, Sweden, Brazil, Germany, Finland, Denmark, and more, anxiously awaiting news that they will have a host family this fall. 


Sharing our Gratitude: Gratitude Padlet.

Parent Business Directory: Visit our directory of TCH family-owned businesses.

Facebook Community Page:  Share ideas, swap/sell items, and connect with other families.

Amazon Smile -  You Shop. Amazon Gives.

Weekly Covid-19 Update

As of today, 5/28/2021, TCH Quarantine Status:
* 0 classrooms
* 0 student due to non-school related exposure
0 staff due to non-school related exposure

TCH COVID-19 webpage with link to the TCH protocol, was updated May 21, 2021 to change the masking requirement back to 3 and up.

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Created on Friday, May 28, 2021