Monthly Archives: December 2016

A Scholastic Update

Thank you again to everyone who helped foster a love of reading in our children while fundraising for Jack & Jill at the book fair this fall. While our book fair is over for the year there will be more opportunities to purchase new books for your library and support Jack & Jill.  The Scholastic Reading Club will begin in January.  Book orders will

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A word from Teacher Kim

The Holiday Season One week until the true holiday countdown begins – the start of our Christmas break!  This season brings all kinds of special events and traditions.  It also brings busy family time, overtired children, and often too much to do and not enough time to get it done.  My wish for each family is that all of you truly get to enjoy

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Save the date – kindergarten readiness panel!

“How can I tell if your child will be ready for kindergarten in the fall?”  “How can I help my child prepare for kindergarten?”  “What do I need to know before my child starts kindergarten?”  If you’ve been asking yourself any of these questions or have other general questions about kindergarten readiness, mark your calendar for Tuesday, January 10, 2017 and come to the

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Five Tips For a Good Family Holiday

Dear Jack & Jill Families, The holidays can be one of the most stressful times of the year. Sometimes following these tips can lead to a less stressful and more relaxing holiday. Take some time to reflect on these 5 helpful hints before the madness of the season is upon us all! You have the power to create what type of experience your family

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A page from the Jack & Jill Bookclub

Join in a discussion of “Santaland Diaries” and other “Holidays on Ice” essays by David Sedaris on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 beginning at 7 pm at the Pacific Grill (1502 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402).  We’ll talk, laugh, and spread holiday cheer.  To receive a monthly e-mail and to vote on upcoming books for the winter quarter please contact Katie at  The Jack

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An invitation from our landlord

Ho, ho, ho! You’re invited to say “hello” to Santa Claus. This is not a Jack & Jill Co-op event.  This family event is sponsored by Grace Baptist Church.  It is open to the community.  All families are invited to attend.