Monthly Archives: April 2017

Daffodil Parade Update

Put on your Jack & Jill t-shirt and join us for the parade this Saturday.  We’ll meet in the staging area at marker A-9 starting @9:15am. Everyone must be in place by 9:45. Bring your whole family and join in the fun!  Sign-in to earn a parent education credit. 


Updates regarding elections, parent shares, and member surveys

The date for group C’s parent share, executive board elections, and member survey has changed.  Note the new date below.  Dates for A & B, also listed below, are unchanged. Group A ~ Thursday, April 27th, 9:45 am Group B ~ Friday, April 28th, 9:45 am Group C ~ Monday, May 1, 12:15 pm (NOTE: new date and day of the week)   Wednesday,

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April events at Bates


Thank you!

The 4th annual salon take-over at Milo Salon was a success.  Thank you to alumni stylists Tiffany Burton and Celina Pong for donating their time and styling skills to support Jack & Jill.  Special thanks to Milo Salon for donating the space.  Thank you as well to all of the members who took time to trim their locks and open their pocket books to

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A page from the Jack & Jill book club

A small but enthusiastic group of current members and alumni met at the Parkway Tavern last month to discuss Jo Baker’s Longbourn. On Tuesday, April 25th all members and alumni are invited to join in a discussion of The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman at Point Ruston.  We’ll begin our evening at Farrelli’s for food and conversation then head over to Century Point Ruston

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Play Date Re-cap

Take Time to Play! Our play date at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma was fantastic! Many of our membership were able to attend. The generous support at our annual auction last spring paid for this all school event. We were able to rent the entire facility and have it just to ourselves. Due the successful turn-out and fun had by all we are hoping

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Elections are coming! Parent Shares are coming!

Election Day is coming!                   Parent Shares are coming! Group C ~ Wednesday, April 19th, 12:15 pm Group A ~ Thursday, April 27th, 9:45 am Group B ~ Friday, April 28th, 9:45 am Our co-op preschool is governed by a volunteer board made up of current members.  Bates Coordinator, Amy Mackey, and teacher, Kim Wilson, serve as advisory

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Auction Time!

What do a facial, a manicure, a basket of beer, tickets to The Seattle Sounders, a FitBit, My Little Pony, a cord of firewood, and a basket full of chocolate have in common?  They are all items that you can bid on at the auction!  Our auction team has been working hard to assemble baskets and packages that we hope our fellow Jack &

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An Invitation From Our Landlord

Easter is coming.  Grace Baptist is hosting an egg hunt for the neighborhood.  Bring your basket and join in the fun of this free family event.  Click the link for details.  Easter Egg poster


A Word From Teacher Kim

Spring Break Already? It is hard to believe that we have just weeks left in our school year.  For many of our families it is a time of preparation to move on to kindergarten, which can bring on both excitement and concerns.  I will be putting up a schedule for conferences, so be sure to watch for it and let me know if there

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