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School Calendar

Click here for a pdf version of our School Calendar.

Below is a list of program closures and events for the 2015 - 2016 School year.

Labor Day Sep 7
Professional Development Day Oct 12
Parent Community Night Oct 22
Parent Teacher Conferences Oct 29 - 30
Veterens Day Nov 11
Thanksgiving Break Nov 25 - 27
Family Holiday Party Dec 18
Winter Break Dec 23 - Jan 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan 18
Date Night Feb 12
Presidents Day Feb 15
Spring Break Mar 21 - 25
Parent Community Night April 7
Parent-Teacher Conferences April 14 - 15
Family Spring Clean-up May 7
Family Get Together May 20
Memorial Day May 30
Professional Development Day June 16
Independence Day Holiday July 1 and 4th


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Partnerships between families and our staff benefit all involved, especially the children. These partnerships lead to a sense of community where everyone feels valued and respected. Our program utilizes several ways to build partnerships with parents.
The two that are most apparent are regular, open communication and parent involvement.

Communication, such as daily conversations with caregivers at drop-off and pick-up time, newsletters, emails and other written correspondence are vital elements of the program. 

Parent Teacher Conferences are held twice a year and are also an essential part of your family's experience at The Elm Tree. These conferences are useful for discussing development, learning and socialization strengths or concerns, they are a time for parents and teachers to combine observations and brainstorm the best possible solutions for your child. They also provide you with a broader perspective on your
child's social and daily experiences in school.

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Parent Involvement

Parent involvement consists of both service hours and attendance at social and community events.

Service Hours are opportunities for families to be involved in the program in a variety of ways. Helping in the classroom, repairing materials, organizing events, assisting with office duties, fundraising, yard or handy work or preparing food for a family event can all count towards required service hours.

Each family is asked to contribute the equivalent of one service hour per month during their child’s enrollment at the Elm Tree. Hours may be fulfilled at any time. Alternately, families who do not wish to participate in this way have the option of paying a fee of $25 per month.

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Extra Forms

1.  Medication Permission Form (PDF)       (use this form anytime your child needs to have medication administered at school)

2.  Certificate of Immunization Form(Update at each Doctor visit for a Wellness check-up) (PDF)

3.  Child Health Statement(Update at each Doctor visit for a Wellness check-up) (PDF)

4.  Parental Consent and Emergency contacts(Annual Update) (PDF)

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