New Message from Michele:
Sept. 27: COVID Briefing for TCH Parents, 4:30 p.m. on Zoom, submit questions here
New Date! Sep 30: Montessori 101, for all new parents, 4:00 p.m., details here
Oct 1: Spirit Friday! Wear your TCH apparel
Oct 3: Spirit Wear Orders Due, see online store
Oct 6: CHiPA meeting, 9:00 a.m. via Zoom
Oct 8: Watch Chasing Childhood film, available through October 13, details here
Oct 8: Spirit Friday! Wear your TCH apparel
Oct 11 - 14: Parent Visiting Week, signup coming soon
Oct 14: Parent Ed: Chasing Childhood with Lenore Skenazy, details here
Oct 15: No School, Campus Closed, Staff Professional Day
Oct 16: VEX IQ Robotics Tournament
Oct 18: School Picture Day
Oct 22: Spirit Friday! Wear your TCH apparel
Oct 25 - 27: Jr. High Detroit Trip
Oct 29: Pumpkin Fun Day (Primary and Lower Elementary)
Nov 1: Daffodil Day
Nov 1 - 5: Parent Teacher Conferences
Nov 3: CHiPA meeting, 9:00 a.m. via Zoom
Nov 5: No School, Campus Closed for Conferences
Nov 11: Karen Circle, virtual luncheon
Nov 16: Picture Retake Day
Nov 24 - 26: No School, Thanksgiving Break
In The Know:
Time to Order Lunch
October Lunch Menu is now available, view menu here.
BATA is currently only offering our school a morning route from Hall Street at 7:30 a.m. to TCH by 7:45 a.m. We hope to resume the afternoon route as soon as BATA is able to accommodate our school schedule. Text Charlotte Smith, TCH Parent, with any questions, concerns, or ideas (312) 391-5535.
Spirit Wear Store is Open!
Get ready to show your school spirit each Friday this school year. Place your order online by October 3.
Fall Team Sports and Afterschool Clubs
See our updated extracurricular activities webpage for fall team sports and afterschool clubs! Basketball, Cross Country, Robotics, and more! NEW opportunities posted for our after school theater club and upcoming community sports dates including girls hockey.
New! Theater Workshop
Students are invited to come and learn the basics of live theatre with Jaime Janiszewski through games, skits, pantomime, improv, short play creation, and tons of fun! This club is designed for students truly interested in learning and performing live theatre.
Lower Elementary: Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 PM in the music room.
Upper elementary and Junior High: Thursday from 3:30-4:30 in the music room.
To participate, email firstname.lastname@example.org for details on how to sign up. Participation for these workshops will be capped at 15 kids.
As of 9/24/2021:
1 Students COVID positive
0 Staff COVID positive
0 Students or staff quarantined due to exposure
MDHHS quarantine recommendations were updated on September 8, 2021. Because these are now recommendations and not requirements, we have consulted with Dr. Adrienne Edgren to update our quarantine protocol.
TCH COVID-19 webpage with link to the TCH protocol has been updated on September 10, 2021.
Points of Interest:
Dr. Montessori and Peace
By Jamie Schaub
Perhaps you do not know that Maria Montessori lived during both World Wars. Maybe you do not know that she was involved in the creation of The League of Nations, the precursor more...
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.
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