Ready for Spring? Let's Kick-off the 2018 Fair!

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Let the Good Times Roll!

JOIN IN THE FUN!!

WHAT:    2018 Spring Fair Kick-Off Meeting

WHEN:   Thursday, February 15th at 5:30 PM

WHERE:   Kindergarten Classroom

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News + Notes February 2018

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Welcome to February from Ashley   Though February is the shortest month of the year, it is filled with so many special days and traditions.Groundhogs,Valentines, Fat Tuesday, and Chinese New Year are all opportunities for festivities and celebrations of seasonal change, friendship, love, and new beginnings. We are looking forward to a February filled with celebrations, big and small!

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WHAT:    2018 Spring Fair Kick-Off Meeting

WHEN:   Thursday, February 15th at 5:30 PM

WHERE:   Kindergarten Classroom

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Chef Lou's Menu: January 29th - February 9th

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News + Notes January 2018

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​ Welcome to 2018 from Ashley Winter Solstice was filled with magic! We marked the shortest day and longest night with special celebrations throughout the school. Children in all classes were busy baking bread, making art, and composing songs in order to share gratitude and spread kindness throughout our school community. Charlie built a fire and e...
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Family Book Exchange

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Save money, save a tree, take a book, leave a book! We welcome you to select a book or two to take, read together, and add to your family library. A table full of books awaits in the Education Wing. All families, including Cottage families, are invited to come and browse! Please feel free to contribute to our exchange baskets if...
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Childhood, Culture + Learning: A new website by Charlie

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Our beloved and brilliant Nature Study Coordinator + Curriculum Coordinator, Charlie Malone, is always creating. We are in love with his new website devoted to childhood and teaching + learning in contemporary culture. This site allows us to view the world through Charlie's lens and to better understand his beautiful approach to supporting children...
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Chef Lou's Leila Day Menu January 16th-January 26th

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School Closed: January 4th & 5th

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 Due to the winter storm Leila Day will be closed on Thursday, January 4th and Friday, January 5th. Wishing all our families  safe and warm snow days. We look forward to welcoming you back to school on Monday.
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Winter Solstice Celebrations!

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​Tomorrow is the Winter Solstice! We will mark the shortest day and longest night with special celebrations throughout the school. Children in all classes have been busy baking bread, making art, and composing songs in order to share gratitude and spread kindness throughout our school community. In celebration of Solstice, Charlie will be building ...
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Chef Lou's Leila Day Menu December 18th-21st

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Community Engagement + Service: Support Hurricane Maria Survivors

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Support recently resettled families in need while teaching the ethical values of compassion, kindness, empathy, and courage to all of our children. Junta for Progressive Action has served over 220 families, 510 individuals, and 192 children who have survived the devastation of Hurricane Maria. We are proud to partner in their efforts and suppo...
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Delayed Opening Today: December 14th

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Due to the snow, all Leila Day classes will open at 8:30; no classes will be open at 7:30. Please be safe in your travels this morning!
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What to Wear in Winter Weather

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We subscribe to the Norwegian belief, There is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing. The Leila Day outdoor space is magical in winter and we embrace all the opportunities the colder temperatures and snow bring. Please be sure your child is properly prepared for outdoor learning and play this winter.  All Leila Day kid...
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News + Notes December 2017

​ Welcome to Winter from Ashley Winter is a lovely time at Leila Day. With the snow comes the building of igloos, quiet winter walks, and the opportunity for animal tracking. To many of us, winter also means Lou's homemade soups and hot tea and we embrace the quiet comfort of this majestic season. At Leila Day, we subscribe to the Norwegian belief ...
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Chef Lou's Leila Day Menu: December 4th-15th

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MONDAY 4 TUESDAY 5 WEDNESDAY 6 THURSDAY 7 FRIDAY 8 Cereal Honey Corn Muffins Yogurt French Toast Oatmeal Cheerios, Kix, Crispix & Granola with Maple Syrup Raisins & Brown Sugar Mac & Cheese Turkey Burgers Minestrone Soup Cheese Quesadilla Fish Sticks Baked Carrot Fries Lettuce, Tomato, Pickles with Pasta Salsa, Refried Beans, Brown...
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School Portrait Galleries Are Ready for You!

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Rachel Liu-Ballard's beautiful fine art portraits are ready for you! Be sure to check your inbox for an email from Rachel Liu Photography (if you don't see her email, check your promotions or spam). This will take you to your child's gallery where you can view, choose, and order your images. The galleries were sent out on November 22nd and wil...
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#Giving Tuesday

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​Everyone has the capacity to give. Join us on November 28th to celebrate #GivingTuesday. Help us realize our mission of supporting working families from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds by contributing to the Leila Day Fund. Support families, celebrate childhood, and be a part of sharing the Leila Day experience with children and famili...
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Please be reminded, school will be closed from November 22nd-24th

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  Please be reminded, school will be closed from November 22nd-24th for Thanksgiving. We look forward to welcoming you back on Monday, November 27th.
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News + Notes November 2017

​ Happy November from Ashley! Though it seems impossible to believe, November is in full swing! The leaves are turning beautiful shades of fall colors, the squirrels are stockpiling acorns, and the children are settling into their routines throughout the school. Each day we are carefully observing the changes taking place in the natural world and w...
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