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The Compass 10-22-2021

New Message from Michele:

Calendar:

Oct 25 - 28: Parent Visiting Days (Elementary ONLY)
Oct 25 - 27: Jr. High Detroit Trip
Oct 29: Pumpkin Fun Day (Primary and Lower Elementary)
Nov 1: Daffodil Day, see below
Nov 4 - 5: Parent Teacher Conferences, see below to sign up
Nov 3: CHiPA meeting, 9:00 a.m. via Zoom
Nov 5: No School, Campus Closed for Conferences 
Nov 8 - 19: Boots for Kids Sock Drive, see below
Nov 11: Karen Circle, virtual luncheon, details here
Nov 11 & 15: Round Table Discussion: Tech Reset, see below
Nov 13: Shop Your Community Day, see below
Nov 13: Horizon Books Day, see below
Nov 16: Picture Retake Day
Nov 18: TCH Parent Night at The Workshop, RSVP here

Looking Ahead:

Nov 24 - 26: No School, Thanksgiving Break
Dec 17: Seasonal Sing, all students & families, 3 p.m. on the soccer field, details to come

In The Know:

 

 

Time to Order Lunch
November Lunch Menu is now available, view menu here.

Daffodil Day, November 1
Daffodil Day occurs every November when we plant bulbs in memory of former parent Dr. Karen Gilhooly and former students Sierra Fetterolf, Anna Maas, and Rowan Sanford. All are welcome to stop by during the day to plant a bulb - just check in at the front desk.

Parent Teacher Conferences, November 4 - 5 
Sign up for Parent Teacher Conferences today! Conferences will take place in-person at school this year. Click here to sign up! Please contact your child’s guide or the front desk with any questions: 929-9325.

NEW! Boots for Kids Sock Drive, Nov 8 - 19
CHiPA is proudly collaborating with the Boots for Kids organization to ensure every child in the region has warm winter gear. Each pair of boots that are given away come with two pairs of warm socks. This year, our Children’s House community has committed to supporting this effort by donating thick cotton crew socks for infants (5-13 shoe size) and youth (1-7 shoe size). Your child may deliver socks to the basket at the Front Desk, Nov. 8 - 19.

NEW! Round Table Discussion: Tech Reset, moderated by Lisa Thauvette
Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. for parents of Elementary and Junior High students
Nov. 15 at 4 p.m. for parents of Nido, YCC, and Primary children
In-person at The Children’s House

For many of us, digital technology has crept into our homes more than we’d like since the start of the pandemic. If you’d like to redefine the presence and usage of screens in your household, come share and learn from other families who are also working toward healthier digital tech habits. 

Horizon Books Day, November 13
Horizon Books will host our annual book fair AND give a percentage of all sales that day directly to The Children’s House - even when you purchase gift certificates! Stop by our table at Horizon Books to purchase pre-selected books for your child’s classroom. This annual book sale helps build our school library and collection of books in each classroom. 

Shop Your Community Day, November 13
Support The Children’s House on Saturday, November 13 just by shopping in Downtown TC! For every purchase you make at participating stores, 15% of the sale will be donated to the non-profit of your choice - please select The Children’s House when you check-out! We were selected as one of the 30 non-profits because we consistently have one of the highest donation amounts at the end of the day. Let’s keep this trend going! Learn more here

Fall Team Sports and Afterschool Clubs
See our updated extracurricular activities webpage for fall team sports and afterschool clubs! Basketball, Cross Country, Robotics, and Theater!

As of 10/22/2021
0 Students COVID positive
0 Staff COVID positive
0 Students or staff quarantined due to exposure 

TCH COVID-19 webpage with link to the TCH protocol was last updated on October 8, 2021.

Points of Interest:

How to Make the Most of Parent-Teacher Conferences
By Jenny Lamble
With November only days away, parent-teacher conferences are right around the corner. We genuinely care for your child and their development and look forward to our time together. We have lots 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.

Amazon Smile -  You Shop. Amazon Gives.

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Created on Thursday, October 21, 2021