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The Compass 09-27-2019

Calendar:

Oct 2:  CHiPA meeting, 8:30 am
Oct 4: 4th year students trip to Inland Seas (Suttons Bay), 8:00-1:15
Oct 4: 5th year students trip to Discovery Pier, 9:15-11:45 am
Oct 6: Fall Harvest Festival, 12:00-2:30 pm, see below
Oct 14:  School picture day
Oct 14:  Gala meeting, 8:30 am
Oct 15-17: Jr. High Detroit trip
Oct 16: Parent Visiting Day (Primary, Lower Elem, Upper Elem), 8:30-9:30 am
Oct 18: Campus closed for staff in-service
Oct 24: The Art of: Montessori - Film and a panel discussion at Milliken Auditorium, 7:00-9:00 pm, info below
Oct 25 Kindergarten field trip to the Botanic Gardens, 12:30

Looking Ahead:

Oct 28-Nov 1: Parent Teacher Conferences, sign up information coming next week
Oct 31: Pumpkin Fun Day (Primary and LE)
Nov 1: Daffodil Day
Nov 6: CHiPA meeting 8:30-9:30
Nov 7: Karen Circle Luncheon
Nov 8 : Upper Elementary NW field trip to the Dennos Museum, 1:00-2:45 pm
Nov 9: Horizon Book Day, sign up to volunteer
Nov 9:  Shop Your Community
Nov 11:  Gala meeting, 8:30 
Nov 18: School Pictures Retakes, 8:30-10:00
Nov 21: Dad’s Night at the Workshop, 6:00-8:00 pm
Nov 26: Classroom Harvest Feasts
Nov 27-Dec 1: Thanksgiving Break, campus closed

Extracurricular Activities:

Contact Julie Boss, TCH parent and Extracurricular Athletic Coordinator at (248) 535-1713 or at boss.julie4boys@yahoo.com with questions or ideas.

After School at TCH
Drama Kids : 4th, 5th, and 6th year students
Classes offered after school on Wednesdays from October 2nd-December 10th, detailed information can be found here and registration here  

Sports

Details for participating in these fall sports can be found on our extracurricular page

TCH Sports Teams

  • Girls 2nd-3rd Grade Basketball:  Sept 19-Oct 23
  • Girls and Boys 3rd-6th Grade Cross Country: Sept 4-Oct 24
  • Girls and Boys Middle School Cross Country: Sept 4-Oct 24
  • Girls 4th-5th Grade Basketball: Oct 28-Dec 12

LEAP Sports

  • Boys 6th-8th Grade Basketball:  Oct 21-Dec 18
  • Girls and Boys 4th-8th Grade Fencing:  Oct 28-Dec 2

Points of Interest: 

The Children's House Blog
Human Needs and Tendencies, By Megan Andrews
We know Dr. Montessori was a scientist, she observed children and made groundbreaking observations about the way they learn. Perhaps, more admirable is the way she connected childhood to being human. She made it possible for adults to see children asread more

Other Notes:

 

 

 

 

21st Year - Fall Harvest Festival Celebration
Sunday, October 6 from 12 - 2:30 pm at TCH
RSVP by Monday, September 30 by completing this simple online form. We need to know how many people are coming so we can prepare the proper amount of food. Donations will be accepted at the door. The lunch menu and activities are planned by our students and parent volunteers make the festival happen! Please help by either volunteering at the festival (face painting, craft monitoring, set-up, etc.) or by making a donation.
We are looking forward to celebrating fall with you!
Carrine Pomaranski, TCH parent volunteer, cmmpomaranski@gmail.com or 248-921-0985

The Art Of: Montessori
Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Want to dive deeper into what your child’s life is like at school? Want to know more about the main concepts of Montessori? Join us at the Dennos Museum’s Milliken Auditorium for a free screening of the documentary film Let the Child Be the Guide. Following the film, we are hosting a panel discussion with Michele Shane, Head of School, The Children’s House; Cheryl Bloomquist, Instructor, NMC Early Childhood Education Program; and Lisa Thauvette, Trainer, Consultant and Owner, Tilt Think. Learn more.

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Created on Friday, September 27, 2019