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Compass 5-27-22

New Message from Michele:

Calendar:

May 30: No School, Memorial Day
May 31: Nadine’s class picture retake
May 31 - June 3: Junior High Backpacking Trip
June 1: Agnes’s class picture
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 at 5 p.m. and 6th year students at 6:30 p.m.
June 8: Graduation, 6 p.m.
June 10: Dance of the Cosmos, 11 a.m., campus closes after the event
June 20-24: Summer program begins: Week 1: LE: Forts and Fairies/UE Excursions

Looking Ahead:

June 27-July 1: Summer Program Week 2: LE: Become a Rock Hound w/LE Field trip to Peterson Park/ UE: Excursions
July 4: Campus Closed: Independence Day
July 5-8: Summer Program Week 3: LE:Red, White, Blue and Cherries Too!/ UE: Excursions
July 11-15: Summer Program Week 4: LE:Around the World in 5 Days/ UE: Excursions
July 18-22: Summer Program Week 5: LE: The Wonderful World of Books/ UE: Excursions
July 25-29: Summer Program Week 6: LE: Take Me Out to the Ballgame w/LE Field Trip to the Pit Spitter’s Game/ UE: Excursions 

In The Know:

New! Time to Order Lunch
June Lunch Menu is now available, view menu here.

New! BATA is Back! We are excited to share that BATA now has the ability to accommodate an afternoon route for us again between The Children’s House and the Hall Street station. The morning bus will remain the same schedule through the summer. Then, on Monday, June 20th the afternoon bus will begin its pick-up once again.

Schedules: 
Morning: 7:30am Hall Street Pick-Up arrives at TCH at 7:45am

Afternoon as of June 20th: 3:45pm TCH Pick-Up arrives at Hall Street Station at 4:00pm

For your child to ride the afternoon bus, please fill out this form by 2PM each day. Only children on the list will be permitted to get on the bus each day.  

Extracurriculars

Sports
Seasons are wrapping up this week! For information on fall TCH sports and clubs visit our extracurriculars page here.

Children's House Robotics ClubNew! Elementary Robotics Club
This week concluded the TCH Elementary Robotics Club. This non-competitive group of 32 emerging engineers and problem solvers, built 10 unique robots and coded them to perform commands. Some of the robots featured delightful dance moves, silly sounds and color-changing eyes, while other robots performed more functional actions like clasping and moving objects. The journey was filled with fun and laughter, sometimes frustration, while always embracing a growth mindset. I was completely astonished with the level of enthusiasm, teamwork and individual motivation demonstrated by every single participant. ~Jennifer Smith, TCH Parent and Volunteer Robotics Coach

COVID-19 status at The Children's House as of 5/27/2022

3 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:

Traditions and Celebrations
by Michele Shane
The Children’s House was founded in 1984 in a small farmhouse in Sutton’s Bay. In the early years, the school consisted of one Toddler community and one Primary classroom. When the 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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Compass back-issues

The Week in Photos:

New! For Grandparents and Special Friends Day photos visit: https://traversechildrenshouse.passgallery.com/cr2VuJwk
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Created on Friday, May 27, 2022