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Compass 8-26-22

Calendar:

Aug 26-Sept 2: Campus Closed for late summer break
Aug 30: New Parent Social at Farm Club 6:00, rsvp here
Sept 5: Labor Day - Campus closed
Sept 6: Orientation Day, details here
Sept 6: Tears and Cheers, at each drop-off time
Sept 7: Full schedule begins for everyone including early care and Friend’s Club 
Sept 8: Back to School Parent Meeting 6:00 – 8:00 Mandatory for all parents, faculty, and staff, details here
Sept 12-16: JH Northern MI Experience (camping overnight M-F)
Sept 17: International Coastal Cleanup Day, 10 a.m. to Noon, see below
Sept 21: World Peace Day (all school assembly at 10:45 a.m.)
Sept 20: Montessori Up Close: The Importance of Place and Travel, 7 to 8:30 p.m., details here
Sept 22: Montessori 101 for new parents, 4 to 5 p.m., details here 

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Family Calendar

In The Know:

New! Order Lunch and Childcare through Boonli
September Lunch Menu is now available, view menu here.

Learning Opportunities for Adults
We look forward to presenting a wide range of opportunities for our community to learn more about Montessori and relevant parenting topics. Take a look!  traversechildrenshouse.org/parent_ed.asp 

Extracurriculars for Elementary and Junior High
Fall sports have been updated on our website for 2nd through 5th years. After school and Junior High activities are coming soon.
traversechildrenshouse.org/extra_curricular.asp 

Events webpage has been updated
This page highlights the events happening at The Children's House that are open to parents and families to participate in throughout the year. These events are great ways to become more connected with what is happening at school. See you there!
traversechildrenshouse.org/events.asp 

Getting Ready for the New School Year
The new school year starts very soon! Here’s the link to our Back to School page to get ready:
https://www.traversechildrenshouse.org/backtoschool.asp

Spirit Wear Store is Open!
Get ready to show your school spirit each Friday this school year. Place your order online, now through August 31.

Have Children’s House gear your child has outgrown? Bring it into our Spirit Wear Swap located in the coat room adjacent to the front desk. Leave an item and take something that fits! Stop by anytime. 

Coop Opportunities 
Working with us can be very rewarding as a parent. All our regular staffed positions are full, but we're still looking for substitutes! These positions are coop positions and earn credit toward your student’s tuition. They are flexible and give you a glimpse into the inner workings of the classrooms as well as getting you involved in the TCH community. Email Kim Gallagher, kim@traversechildrenshouse.org if you want to know more about either of these opportunities!

International Coastal Cleanup Day, Saturday, Sept 17 from 10 a.m. to Noon
Let's work together to clean up a local beach! Bring the whole family for this fun and rewarding Children's House Parent Association (CHiPA) community service event. Stay tuned for the beach location! Add your names to this list to let us know to expect you.

Ride BATA
Bus transportation is available for children every day between The Children’s House and the Hall Street Station. Cost is $1.50/ each way. Zoom Cards are available for purchase at the Hall Street and Cass Road Transfer Stations.
Morning: 7:30 a.m. depart Hall Street Station; 7:45 a.m. arrive at TCH
Afternoon: 3:45 p.m. depart TCH; 4:00 p.m. arrive at Hall Street Station
For your child to ride the afternoon bus, please email learn@traversechildrenshouse.org. Only children on the list will be permitted to get on the bus each day.

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Created on Tuesday, August 23, 2022