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Compass 2-18-22

Calendar:

Now - Mar 1: Re-enrollment period for 2022-23 school year, start here
Now - Mar 1: Summer program registration for current families, start here
Feb 21: No School, Presidents Day
Feb 23: Parent Visiting Day for Primary only, 8:30-9:30 a.m. (one parent only)
Feb 23 - 25: Parent Visiting Days for Elementary only, please see email from your child’s guide for details
Feb 25: Coffee and Connect! See details below
Mar 1: Re-enrollment deadline for 2022-23 school year
Mar 1: Summer program registration opens for alumni
Mar 2: CHiPA at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom
Mar 4: Deadline to sign up for Spring Break childcare
Mar 7- 11: Parent-Teacher Conferences, see below to sign up
Mar 11: No School, conferences
Mar 15 - 19: 6th Year Montessori Model United Nations trip to New York City

Looking Ahead:

Mar 21 - 25: Upper El Theater Week, performance on Friday at 1:45 p.m.
Mar 28 - Apr 1: Spring Break, sign up for childcare by Mar 4
Apr 12: No Friends Club; ISACS All Staff Focus Group at 3:45

In The Know:

Parent-Teacher Conferences, March 7-11
Click here to sign up for Parent-Teacher Conferences. Please contact your child’s guide or the front desk with any questions: 929-9325.

Bright Futures Celebration, April 22 at 6 p.m.
You are invited to the party we’ve all been waiting for. Join us Friday, April 22 at the Cathedral Barn to celebrate our school community, our children, and our bright future! 

Bright Futures Fund sunburst icon

 Now taking reservations! Visit our Bright Futures celebration page to become a sponsor and make your reservation to attend. Help us reach our goal of $175,000 before the celebration – make a gift today

 

TCH Yeti

TCH / BFF Yeti Rambler
Show your Children’s House pride and your support for our Bright Futures Fund with this custom 20 oz Yeti Rambler! Limited quantity. $40 (includes tax). Buy yours today at the front desk with cash or check. Or email Renee to charge to your account (this option is only available to families who have EFT already set up).  

Coffee and Connect, Friday, Feb. 25 from 8:20 - 9:30 a.m. 
After you go through carline and park, join us for coffee in the front courtyard. It’s been a while since we’ve connected as parents - we hope you’ll have a few minutes to stop by and catch up! Dress for the weather and don’t forget to bring your own mug. (Our new TCH / BFF Yeti Rambler will also be for sale!) 

Extracurriculars
For the most up-to-date information on spring sports and clubs, visit our extracurriculars page here.

Upcoming Events - Battle of the Books:
Mar 5:  Main Battle at NMC
Mar 13: Championship Battle at NMC

COVID-19 status at The Children's House as of 2/18/2022

1 Student COVID positive

1 Staff COVID positive

3 Students or staff quarantined due to exposure 

Here is the link to order tests for your household: https://special.usps.com/testkits 

TCH COVID-19 webpage with link to the TCH protocol was last updated on January 12. 

Points of Interest:

The Four Planes of Development
By Nadine Elmgren
During recent faculty meetings we've enjoyed lively conversations about how children at each level adapt and explore independence in our classrooms. It is fascinating to take a philosophical topic and see how 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.

Amazon Smile -  You Shop. Amazon Gives.

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Created on Friday, February 18, 2022