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Compass 4-22-2022

Calendar:

Apr 24 - 30: Junior High Industrial Revolution Trip to Philadelphia 
Apr 29: Coffee & Connect, 8 - 9 a.m.
New! May 2: Junior High, No School
May 3: May Day Celebration, 10:30 a.m.
May 4: CHiPA meeting, 9 a.m. via Zoom
May 6: 1st - 8th year Earth Day field trips
New date! May 12: Elementary and Junior High Talent Show, 10- a.m., parents welcome
May 20: Grounds Work Bee, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., see below
May 26: Kindergarten field trip to Sleeping Bear Dunes
May 27: Grandparents Day, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m., school closes at 11:30, see below

Looking Ahead:

May 30: No School, Memorial Day
May 31 - June 3: Junior High Backpacking Trip
June 1 - 3: Upper El camping trip
June 1 - 3: 3rd Year trip to Leelanau Outdoor Center
June 2 - 3: 1st and 2nd Years trip to Leelanau Outdoor Center
June 7: Moving Up Ceremonies, Kindergarten and 6th-year students
June 8: Graduation, 6 p.m.
June 10: Dance of the Cosmos, 11 a.m., campus closes after the event

In The Know:

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

Grounds Work Bee, May 20, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Many hands make light work! You can help keep our campus beautiful by signing up now and showing up on May 20. We need help with the following: remove vines, add limbs and logs to the playground, spread wood chips, plant, and transplant trees, remove autumn olive and mulberry, and more!

Grandparents Day, May 27
Mark your calendars! On May 27, we will be hosting our 18th annual Grandparents and Special Friends of that Generation Day. If you have questions, please contact Marty Miklos at martin@traversechildrenshouse.org.

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Bright Futures Fund Thermometer 4-22-22Bright Futures Celebration Presented by High Street Insurance Partners, April 22 at 6 p.m.

We are excited to celebrate our school community, our children, and our bright future! Thank you to everyone who has made a gift. We still need your help reaching our Bright Futures Fund goal – make a gift today

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors

Presenting: High Street Insurance Partners
Gold: Bay Area UrologyRehmann
Silver: Brady’s Bar, Suzanne and Jason Allen, Cass Street Ear, Nose & ThroatBrick & CorbettNathan & Jennifer Smith, Koala Insulation, isee CommunicationsGR Auto Gallery of Traverse City
Bronze: BayWest Animal ClinicChad Beers DDSFarm ClubDanbrook Adams RaymondTNT Electrical SystemsShugart Builders, Partners in Family PracticeBonek Insurance AgencyDharamsala TC, Schrader & Associates, TBA Credit UnionSustainable LandscapesThirlby Clinic, and Crystal Lake Health Center

Extracurriculars

Sports
Track, soccer and basketball seasons are in full swing! For more information on spring sports and clubs, visit our extracurriculars page here.

Clubs
The Children's House Junior High Robotics Club will Participate in the 2022 World Championship! Read more

Upcoming Junior High Robotics Events:
May 7-11: VEX Robotics World Championship in Dallas, TX

COVID-19 status at The Children's House as of 4/22/2022

2 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  March,19 2022.

TCH Blog:

Supporting Montessori at Home
by Jeanette Kania
One of the goals, when we prepare our classroom environments for the children, is to make it like a second home for them. We observe our learners so we can design Continue Reading...

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 Friday, April 22, 2022