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The Best is Yet to Come

Dear St. James parents, Happy New Year! Frank Sinatra said “The best is yet to come” and at St. James Preschool this is very true. We have welcomed 5 new families to our wonderful program and are very happy they are here.  We continue in the next 41/2 months of teaching and striving to mold our children into…

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Rush of the Season

Get Ready Get set, GO! And the race begins. We are off to prepare for the most anticipated time of the year. But do we take time to look at all of the wonders and blessings that this time brings? Most likely not. But I wonder if we truly viewed Christmas as if we were…

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Reminders

Dear St. James Parents and families, Here are some important dates and reminders: Nov. 29 – parent chapel for parents of 3’s and up. Walk in Wednesday for everyone.  Dec. 8 early dismissal 12:00 for everyone. Teachers luncheon Dec. 13 parent chapel for 3’s and upWalk in Wednesday.  Dec.15 Early dismissal 12:00 for everyone. And last…

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Our Blessings

When I am worried and I can’t sleepI count my blessings instead of sheepAnd I fall asleep counting my blessings                                                            -Irving Berlin My daughter LOVES the 1954 movie White Christmas. We watch it together at holiday time, and often sing “Sisters” along with Vera-Ellen and Rosemary Clooney. But, the most poignant moment in the movie is…

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Join Us for Book Fair & Family Nights!

Dear St. James Families, What a wonderful fall weekend we had with the mild temperatures and plentiful sunshine. I certainly hope that you all were able to get outside and enjoy these past couple of days. Thank you for all that you do to help St. James Preschool be the best that it can be. With joy and perspective, Susan Viers 

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Community Helpers Visit

Dear St. James Families, I hope everyone had a wonderful long weekend and enjoyed this spectacular weather! We are moving right along at school having learned all about Hispanic heritage and the cultures, into our month talking about our community helpers and our culture of service and what type of jobs those people have. The classes will be going…

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Join Us for Curriculum Night

Dear St. James Families, We finished our first full week of school and are seeing the children walk down the hall by themselves to their classrooms and transition well from activity to activity.  The pep rally on Friday was electric and full of children shouting cheers and dancing to the music. We kicked off the new…

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Welcome Back!

This is certainly true but it can also be the scariest for both the parents and the child. Whether or not you choose to walk in tomorrow or drop off in carpool here are a few tips on making that first day the best that it can be: 1) Having a goodbye routine provides comfort and…

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Final End of the Year Updates

hello summer

Dear St. James Families, I just wanted to let you know how grateful I am that I had another year as director. I hope you know how much happiness St. James brings into my life and how much I genuinely enjoy being here with all of the families. Throughout this year, we worked in concert…

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Summer is Coming!

summer is coming

Dear St. James’ Families, What a beautiful day! Soon the lazy days of summer will be upon us and the school will be gearing up for next year. As we move toward the end of school there are some events that I would like for you to be made aware of.  Tomorrow will be our…

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