Monthly Archives: February 2017

!!!Attention Jack-n-Jill Families!!! Dou you love all things pink or red and covered in hearts? Do you like to dance? Do you like waffles? Make plans to join all of your Jack-n-Jill friends this                       Saturday 2/11 from 10:30 AM until Noon for the ANNUAL VALENTINE’S DAY DANCE PARTY This year featuring 100% MORE WAFFLES! We ask willing parents to sign up to bring

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Heads up!

New Jack and Jill T-shirts can be ordered in March! Be ready to get yours to support and advertise for the school. Maybe your little one has grown in the past few months and is ready for a new one as well?  Wearing a shirt for the Daffodil Parade in April is a great way to show your school spirit! Information about how to get

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Field Trip Fun

The capstone of our January solar system curriculum was a field trip to the Pierce County Science Dome for groups B and C.  The planetarium’s IMAX presentation brought our galaxy to life.   If you’re curious about why Pluto was demoted from planet to dwarf planet, ask our preschoolers about the 3 criteria for naming a planet.  They can tell you a number of other

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Help Restock our Supplies

Some of our member-supplied supplies are running low.  Teacher Kim has asked each of the groups to help provide the supplies listed below to help get us through the end of the school year. Dixie cups – Groups A & B Napkins – Group C 2 rolls of paper towels – All groups Thanks so much for your contributions!  


From the President

“It is a happy talent to know how to play.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Children are natural explorers and seekers of fun.  I can get caught up in responsibility and rules.  I get stuck in the desire for more caffeine or less noise.  I can “adult” with the best of them, but I struggle with play.  My newsletter contribution this month is about our

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Ready for Life!

Ready for Life! By now you have most likely read or studied or obsessed over the Kindergarten Readiness information we shared with you in January. We sent you much information electronically, invited you to hear our panel of kindergarten teachers, encouraged visiting a neighborhood elementary school, or do any number of other activities to help you make the decision about your child’s future school

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A Word From Teacher Kim

Things We Love We are exploring art, music and the five senses this month. The biggest focus is our Valentine’s celebration, and we will be tying it to our theme with opportunities to be creative with art materials, along with books about artists and inspirational paintings and sculptures. Music is also a big part of our class environment with a variety of styles being

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February Fundraising News

Hi Jack & Jill Families! The auction is rapidly approaching!  Here are important upcoming dates: Procurement Deadline: February 10, 2017.  For those who have not yet donated and are still trying to decide what you want to contribute, please check out the Adopt-A-Basket list posted in the Art Room.  We are still looking for items to fill certain baskets.  If we do not receive

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