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Compass 12-10-21

Calendar:

Dec 17: Seasonal Sing, all students & families, 3 p.m. on the soccer field, details below
Dec 20 - 31: Winter Break
Jan 3: School Resumes
Jan 5: CHiPA at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom
Jan 5: Swim Program for Sandra’s Class begins
Jan 7: Swim Program for Nadine’s Class begins
Jan 11: Montessori 101 / Mid-Year New Parent Orientation, details here

Looking Ahead:

Jan 17: No School, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan 20: Montessori Up Close: The Elementary Years, details here
Jan 25: Junior High Open House, details here
Jan 26: Montessori Up Close: The Kindergarten Year, details here
Feb 1: FAST Opens, details here
Feb 2: CHiPA at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom
Feb 5: Sledding party, details to come
Feb 6 - 11: Junior High Civil War History Trip to Atlanta, GA
Feb 9 - Mar 1: Re-enrollment period for 2022-23 school year
Feb 9 - Mar 1: Summer program registration for current families

In The Know:

 

TCH Girl's Basketball team

New! Congratulations to the girls basketball team!
The Children‘s House 4th and 5th year girls basketball team had a very successful season. They were undefeated and showed others how important it is to work together as a team. The group gave 100% in effort and defense in each and every game. They played and shared the ball on offense to make sure everyone on the team was involved in scoring. Their enthusiasm and excitement in playing basketball was clear to all and brought an added level of enjoyment for everyone watching their games. 

Congratulations to Miriam Service, Mariele Besselsen, Emerson Jackson, Natalie Krawczyk, Giuliana D'Ercole, and Sofie Wakeham and a big thank you to coach Victor D’Ercole. We are so very proud. 

New!  Inclement Weather Policy Reminder
Please see our inclement weather policy and be sure to sign up to receive text messages with Remind.

Seasonal Sing at 3 p.m.
All families are invited to join us on the soccer field for our annual sing-along. Arrive as early as 2:45 p.m. (Please use Dr. Beers parking lot for overflow parking. Shuttle rides will be provided. Do not park along Herkner Rd.) Nido and YCC parents will receive specific instructions from their guide. Dress for the weather! School closes immediately after the sing-along. 

Montessori Model United Nations Fundraiser
We are the TCH 6th graders and we are doing Montessori Model United Nations or MMUN. We are earning money to help pay for a trip to New York City to take part in the MMUN conference. We are selling coffee to earn enough money to go. The options are whole bean and ground medium roast. Our supplier is Roaster Jack. We are selling it through a subscription for 9 weeks and are charging $9.00 per bag. We will start delivering in January. Please sign up here by December 14. 

Spirit Wear Swap
Because everyone loves Spirit Fridays and children grow fast, a group of parents have set up a Spirit Wear Swap in the coat room adjacent to the front desk. Leave an item your child has outgrown and take something that fits! Stop by anytime. (And while you’re here, be sure to check the Lost and Found for items your child could be missing.)  

COVID-19 status at The Children's House as of 12/10/2021

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 December 6, 2021.

COVID Vaccines are also available at the Benzie/Leelanau Health Department for any Michigander, you do not have to be a resident of those counties and appointments are readily available.

Points of Interest:

Moving up to Primary
By Betsy Bloomquist
Your child’s transition into the world of Primary is an exciting, integral part in their development. The room that awaits them is larger, filled with wonderful new materials to explore and more...

Quick Links:

Inclement Weather Policy: visit our Policies and Procedures webpage.

Vaccine Appointments and Information: Grand Traverse Health Department and the Benzie Leelanau Health Department

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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Created on Thursday, December 9, 2021