2017

January, 2018

What's Up


January 1
Closed for New Year’s Holiday

January 2
Closed for New Year’s Holiday

January 11
School Board Meeting 6:00 pm

January 15
School closed for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
Have a great weekend!

January 29
Free Vision Screening donated by the Elk’s. Please complete the paperwork (if required) and place it on Dar’s desk before the test day. Children must be 3-8 years old. Parents or guardians must also sign in on a special Elk’s sheet the morning of the test. If your child does not attend on these days an appointment can be made with Dar so your child can participate. Starts at 9:30 am.

January 30
Free Vision Screening donated by the Elk’s. Please complete the paperwork (if required) and place it on Dar’s desk before the test day. Children must be 3-8 years old. Parents or guardians must also sign in on a special Elk’s sheet the morning of the test. If your child does not attend on these days an appointment can be made with Dar so your child can participate. Starts at 9:30 am.


Thank you to all the parents that bought items for our Holiday events. It means a lot to our staff and students.

Reminders:
- If your child is currently using borrowed bedding, please return it and bring those belonging to your child. We are running out of extras.
- Please label all jackets and sweaters.
Do not send hoodies or jackets with draw strings.
- Check your child’s cubby for weather appropriate extra clothes and clean bedding. All items must be clearly labeled.
- Tuition is due by the first of each month. A late fee will be attached to any account not paid by the 16th .

December, 2017

What's Up


December 14
School Board Meeting 6:00 pm

December 20
Classroom Christmas Parties
Please sign up in your child’s classroom to bring a lunch item or treat.

December 22
Christmas Program 11:00 am
Please have your child here by10:30 dressed in their Sunday best.

December 25
School Closed for Christmas

December 26
School Closed for Christmas

January 1
School Closed for New Years

January 2
School Closed for New Years

January 3
Elk’s free eye screening.
Please fill out the required paperwork and sign your child in that morning on their required sign-in sheet

January 4
Elk’s free eye screening.
Please fill out the required paperwork and sign your child in that morning on their required sign-in sheet

November, 2017

What's Up


November 4
Eden Church Christmas Bazaar 9:00 am - 12 noon
An annual event, held on Saturday morning in the Fellowship Hall at Eden Lutheran Church. Drop by for great Christmas gift deals. There are homemade jellies, quilts and other unique items.

November 9
School Board Meeting 6:00 pm

November 17
Thanksgiving Feast 11:30 am
Join us for lunch with the children, staff and families. Please sign up in the office to bring a food item. Let me know how many people will be attending.

November 23
School closed for Thanksgiving - Have a Blessed Holiday!

November 23
School closed for Thanksgiving weekend

Reminder:
We still have Shop Riverside Cards. They are $15 each and packed with discounts. Please purchase yours in the school office.

October, 2017

What's Up


October 11
Picture Day Starts at 9:00am
The pictures can be viewed and purchased from 3-6 pm.

October 12
School Board Meeting 6:00 pm

October 14
Eden Lutheran Church is serving breakfast at Applebee’s on Mulberry St. to raise funds for hygiene packs for the homeless.
Tickets are $10 each can be purchased in the school office.

October 31
Trunk & Treat and Harvest Parties 10:00 am
Each family is required to bring a bag of candy, fruit snacks or stickers by Oct 26th. Please drop it off in the school office.

Reminders:
Classroom Harvest Parties
- Please sign up in your child’s classroom to bring a special lunch item.
Trunk & Treat
- Volunteers needed to set up and run games out of their trunk.
- Please see Dar if you can help.
Costumes
- Children can come in their costumes.
- Please provide a change of clothes for your child in a clearly marked bag so that we can send your child’s costume back in it.
- Do not send weapons, items that can be used as a weapon, items that can be swallowed or considered dangerous.
- Please no scary costumes, masks or costumes that restrict their vision.

F.Y.I.
We are selling the Shop Riverside Cards for 2018. They are $15 each and packed with discounts. Don’t forget to pick one up and show them off to friends and relatives.
The Evergreen Memorial Historic Cemetery (located close to our school) will be having a Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser on Saturday, October 7, 2017. There will be pumpkins to take home as well as a bouncy house and games for $5.00 per child (parents are free).Please see the flyer.
Eden Lutheran Church presents a Reformation 500 Organ Concert. It will be on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 4:00 pm. See the flyer in the office for more details.

September, 2017

What's Up


Welcome to our new families.
Welcome back to our continuing families.

August 31
School closed for In-service

September 1
School closed for In-service

September 4
School closed for Labor Day

September 5
First Day of School

September 13
School Board Meeting 6:00 pm

September 22
Back to School 5:30 pm
This year the dinner is on us. We will be selling Shop Riverside Cards and raffle tickets to win beautiful quilts made by the Quilting Ladies of Eden Lutheran Church. Please let Dar know if your family will be attending


Reminder:
Continuing Families: A re-enrollment fee of $80.00 is due now and will be added to the September tuition fee if it has not already been paid.
The new tuition rates will start on Sept.1, 2017. Please refer to your monthly invoice or see the school office.

We are selling Shop Riverside Discount Cards for the fifth year. They cost $15 ($10 profit per card). We are encouraging each family to purchase one as well as sell some to friends and family. This card is full of great deals- come and take a look. See Dar for more information.

August, 2017

What's Up


August 8
Jumper

August 10
School Board Meeting 6:00 pm

August 30
Waterslide Day
Your child can wear their bathing suit under their clothes. Please bring labeled towel, water shoes and clothes to change into in a clearly labeled bag. Please apply sunscreen to your child in the morning before bringing them to school. Sunscreen will be reapplied using the sunscreen you have previously supplied.

August 31
School Closed

September 1
School Closed


Coming in September
- It’s time to re-register for school. $60.00 for the curriculum fee and $20.00 for disaster preparedness is required annually. These fees are due by September 5th, 2017. Newly enrolled children may be exempt-please see Dar.
- The school is closed on September 5th for Labor Day. The first day of school for 2017-2018 is September 6, 2017.

July, 2017

What's Up


July 4
School Closed
Church Celebration 5:00pm
Free hamburgers and hot dogs till 6:00pm - just bring a salad to share.
Bingo - Please donate $10 in gift cards if you want to play.
Bring lawn chairs and enjoy the fireworks at 9:00pm.
Free parking passes are required and are available in the church/school office.
Phone: 951- 684-3336 or see Dar

July 11
Jumper Day

July 13
School Board Meeting 6:00 pm

July 19
Waterslide and popsicles.
Children need a swim suit, water shoes and a towel. They can wear their swim suit to school. Please sunscreen your child before bringing them to school.

July 27
Jumper Day

It's getting hot-so here are a few warm weather reminders.

- Please provide a clearly labeled bottle of sunscreen for your child. All sunscreen must be the clear spray-on type.
- Please apply sunscreen to our child each morning and we will reapply when needed.
- If desired you can bring a clearly labeled water bottle for your child. Children in Nettie's room must have sippy cups instead of water bottles. It will be kept in your child's cubby.
- Children can not wear flip flops to school. All sandals and water shoes must have a back strap.

June, 2017

What’s Up


June 3
Church Rummage Sale 8:00am-12:00noon
If you would like to donate anything to this event please bring your items to the Fellowship Hall through June 2nd.

June 8
School Board Meeting 6:00pm

June 16
Pre-Kindergarten Graduation 11:00am
This program will only involve the Pre-Kindergarten class (Ms. Vicki's Birdie Class). Please have your Pre-Ker dressed in their Sunday best and here by 10:30am. Family and friends are welcome.

June 21
Bounce House
We have purchased our own little Bounce House so we can get it out and have fun. Today will be our first day to try it. Please have your child dressed appropriately. It does not have a cover so please send clear spray on sunscreen if we don’t already have some for your child.

Summertime reminders:
-Eden is a year-round preschool, so all of our students can remain enrolled throughout the summer. This includes the children that will graduate on June 16, 2017.
-A written two week notice from the parent is required to drop your child from our enrollment or use vacation credit.
-Flip-flops are not allowed. All sandals must have back straps and no heel.
-Please bring spray-on-clear sunscreen with your child's name clearly marked on it.
-Please check your child's supply of extra clothes and make sure there are plenty and they are weather appropriate.

May, 2017

What's Up

May 1 Trike-a-thon sponsor sheets are available.
Please collect pledges for your child. Your support is needed and appreciated.

May 11
School Board Meeting - 6:00pm

May 8-12
Teacher Appreciation Week.
Please sign-up in the office to bring a lunch item for the teachers on Friday 12th.

May 19
Trike-a-thon - 10:00am
Fun-Fun-Fun
Come and cheer them on!

May 29
School Closed for Memorial Day

If you have any questions about Teacher Appreciation Week or the Trike-a-thon, please see Dar.

April, 2017

What's Up


April 5
Spring pictures, beginning at 9:00am
Each child will have their picture taken with the Spring background as well as a solid color background of your choice. The Pre-kindergarten class will also be taking their Cap and Gown photos.

April 12
Annual sack lunch picnic and Easter Egg Hunt
Each child is required to bring a sack lunch from home. Family are welcome, just bring a lunch and large blanket.
Please bring 1 dozen plastic eggs filled with individually wrapped candy, fruit snacks or stickers. Please drop them off in the school office by April 8, 2017.

April 14
School closed for Good Friday
Have a great Easter weekend!

April 19
Dr. Harris, a local dentist, will come for a tooth talk - 10:00am

April 20
School Board Meeting - 6:00pm

Remember: tuition is due on the 1st of each month and considered late if not paid by the 16th. A $25 late fee will be attached each month to all past due accounts.

March, 2017

What's Up


March 6-10
Lutheran Schools Week
Theme for this year is “Love Beyond Measure”
Daily activities:
- Monday: Wear Blue
- Tuesday: Special Craft
- Wednesday: Pajama Day and bring a book
- Thursday: Wear Red
- Friday: Grandparent’s Day & Book Sale

March 9
School Board Meeting - 6:00pm

March 10
Grandparents’ Day - 10:00am-11:00am
Please let Dar know how many people will attend by March 8, 2016.
This is a chance for your child’s Grandparents (or substituting adult) to come by and hang out with their little preschool student.
Sparkhouse Book Fair is underway.

March 17
St. Patrick’s Day
Green Eggs and Ham Lunch Day.
We hope to catch a Leprechaun this year.

February, 2017

What's Up


February 8
Riverside Fire Department demonstration.
In the front parking lot approximately 9:00am

February 9
School Board Meeting - 6:00pm

February 14
Class Valentine Lunch Parties.
Please sign up in your child’s room to bring something. Remember to check your child’s cubby and classroom information board for any special instructions from the teacher.

February 20
School closed in observance of Presidents’ Day.
Have a great weekend!

Reminders:
-It’s tax time again. Our tax identification number is 33-0820017.
-Please check your child’s cubby and make sure appropriate clothing, including underwear is well stocked. If your child is not fully potty-trained, please make sure there is a full pack of diapers and wipes available.