Friday, October 19, 2012

Announcements: Week of October 19, 2012

- Save the Date: All- School Parent Evening
Monday, November 5th 6:30-8:00pm
Our next all-school Parent Evening will be held on November 5, 2012. One family member is expected to attend.  We will start at 6:30 with a short discussion with our mentor teacher Louise deForest on first grade readiness and then move into our classrooms with your teachers.

- Painting with Brigitte Buss
Wednesday Oct. 24th 9:00-11:00AM
Watercolor painting morning session for parents and friends of NAECC. Brigitte Buss is an art therapist licensed in Switzerland. She has worked in New York City since 2010. Be sure to check out the full invitation on the blog,

- Garden Updates & Events
We will have our school-wide Family Garden Day on Saturday October 27th at El Jardin del Paraiso. Friends and Family are welcome to join us.  We are inviting each child to bring a small cabbage plant or mum to plant in our Garden. It will be from 10 am to 12:30. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy afterwards.

The Annual Clothing Re-sale Week to benefit the garden will take place on Monday, October 22 through Friday, October 26 in the Parent's Lounge. Collection of gently used items began Wednesday, October 17. 

- Holy Mama/Holy Papa
Beginning Wednesday, October 31st
For more information on joining this group that supports, honors and inspires the inner life of mothers and fathers, see the blog post. (Scholarship is available)

- Save the Date: Lantern Walk
Friday, November 9th 
We will celebrate our first festival of the school year. Join us in the Garden for this year's Lantern Walk.

- 2011-12 Yearbooks Still Available
We have a few 2011-12 Yearbooks available for purchase.  The book was created with love by parent Tamara de Ghellink and is a beautiful keepsake that will bring back sweet memories for you and your children in the years ahead. The cost for each book is $50 and part of the purchase price benefits the school.

- Upcoming Events at Nearby Waldorf Schools
Saturday, October 20 - Fall Fairs
Wednesday, October 24 - River Valley Tour
There are some great events happening at nearby Waldorf Schools. For more information on these events, see the blog post, 

- For Last Week's Announcements