January 2023 Newsletter

Dates to Remember
1st New Year’s Day
2nd School Closed
10th Tuesday, School closed early (5:00pm) for Professional Growth Training
12th Pajama Day
16th Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – School Closed
18th Winnie the Pooh Day

We Are Learning…
Theme: Winter/Arctic Animals
Bible: God Takes Care of Me

Blanket Days
(please take home and wash)
January 6th and January 20th

New Tuition Rates
Please check your email for our new Tuition Rates, effective January 1, 2023. Thank you for adjusting your payment accordingly.

* Please make sure to keep a spare set of clothing in your child’s cubby at ALL times.
* Please label your child’s jackets/coats with their names. This will help us identify lost or misplaced items

December Newsletter

Dates to Remember
21st First Day of Winter
21st Christmas Celebration – Class Party
24th Christmas Eve
25th Christmas Day
26th – January 2nd Closed for Christmas Vacation

We Are Learning…
Theme: Christmas, Family Traditions
Bible: Jesus is Born

Blanket Days
(please take home and wash)
December 2nd and December 16th

New Tuition Rates
Please check your email for our new Tuition Rates, effective January 1, 2023. Thank you for adjusting your payment accordingly.

Vacation Time
Please let the office know if you are using available vacation hours during the week we are closed, December 26th thru January 2, 2023.

November Newsletter

Dates to Remember
2nd and 3rd School Pictures
6th Daylight Savings Time Ends
11th Veteran’s Day (DCLC Closed)
18th Thanksgiving Feast
19th-23rd Thanksgiving Vacation (All Elementary)
24th Thanksgiving Day (DCLC Closed)
25th Day after Thanksgiving (DCLC Closed)

We Are Learning…
Theme: Thanksgiving / Harvest
Bible: Being Thankful

Blanket Days
(please take home and wash)
November 4th and November 18th

* Closing early on Thursday, November 10th at 5:00pm
Teachers and Staff Professional Growth Meeting
* Thanksgiving Break: We are open on Monday through Wednesday, November 21st-23rd. Please let the office know if your child will be attending regular hours on Thanksgiving Break. Thank you.

October Newsletter

Dates to Remember
9th Pastor Appreciation Day
10th Columbus Day
16th National Boss’s Day
20th Great American Shake-Out
26th Farmer’s Day
31st Halloween

Upcoming Dates…
November 2nd and November 3rd – School Pictures
November 10th School closed at 5:00pm for our Teachers and Staff Professional Growth Meeting

We Are Learning…
Theme: Fall Fun / Fire Safety
Bible: Jesus wants me to be kind

Blanket Days
(please take home and wash)
October 7th and October 21st

* Don’t forget to bring your child’s Emergency Preparedness Kit, ASAP. Thank you.
* Please submit the 2022-2023 forms: Meal Benefit, Admissions, & updated Emergency Information forms to the office, no later than October 14, 2022. Thank you.

September Newsletter

Dates to Remember
5th Labor Day – School Closed
11th Grandparents Day
22nd First Day of Fall

We Are Learning…
Theme: All About Me
Bible: God’s Creation

Blanket Days
(please take home and wash)
September 9th and September 23rd

Parents, remember to restock your child’s cubby with updated spare clothes and bring a new Emergency Preparedness Kit by September 6th.

Emergency Preparedness Kit
Each child will need to bring a labeled Emergency Kit in a large zip-loc bag containing the following items:
*snack-size pull top lid canned fruits
*snack-size pull top lid canned dinners
*soft candies
*fruit snacks
*granola bars
*diapers if needed
*formula or baby food if needed
The Kit must be given to your child’s teacher no later than September 6th.
Thank you.

August Newsletter

Dates to Remember
15th-16th Professional Growth Day – Dayspring is CLOSED
17th First Day of School – Dayspring and Magnolia Elementary
21st Back to School Sunday @ Church of Compassion, 10:00am – All Welcome
24th First Day of School – Pepper Drive Elementary

We Are Learning…
Theme: Literary Month / Wild (Zoo) Animals
Bible: Great Women of the Bible

Blanket Days
(please take home and wash)
August 5th and August 26th

Don’t Forget
Parents, please take ALL your child’s personal items (including earthquake kits) home on Friday, August 12th. Anything remaining in their cubbies will be placed in “Extra Clothes” bin or given away. Thank you.

When you child will be absent for the day or when making a schedule change, you must contact the office no later than 9:00a.m. After this time, we may be unable to care for your child on that day. (See Parent Handbook, page 9).

July Newsletter

Dates to Remember
4th Independence Day (School Closed)
17th Ice Cream Day

We Are Learning…
Theme: The Great Outdoors / 4th of July / Outer Space
Bible: God provides for our needs

Blanket Days
(please take home and wash)
July 8th and July 22nd

Vacation Bible School – Every Thursday
July 8th through August 11th

Preschool: Every Tuesday
School Age: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Please apply sunscreen on your child and have them wear their swimsuit /swim diapers under their clothes. Please bring a towel and extra clothes (labeled with your child’s name). Thank you.

Mark Your Calendar
Dayspring is CLOSED on Monday, August 15th and Tuesday, August 16th for Professional Growth Days.
You may use your available vacation days or include these days in your regular tuition payment. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the office. Thank you.

June Newsletter

Dates To Remember
3rd Last Day of School (Pre-Kindergarten)
7th Pre-Kindergarten Graduation at 10:00 a.m.
(Due to limited seating, only 3 guests per graduate)
15th – 17th Father’s Day Breakfast
19th Father’s Day
21st First Day of Summer

We Are Learning…
Theme: Sea Life
Bible: Giving Honor to Others

Blanket Days
(please take home and wash)
June 10th and June 24th

Father’s Day “Cereal Bar” Breakfast
7:30am – 9:00am at The Cafe (Room #4)
Please RSVP on your child’s clipboard
June 15th: Room #7 & Nursery/Toddlers
June 16th: Room #1 & Room #2
June 17th: Room #3 & Room #8

Dear Parents…
Please help us care for your children…
* Keep communication brief during morning drop-offs. This allows our staff to remain focused on the children. Communication slips are located in the office for you to address questions to your child’s teacher or the office staff.
* You may now gather your child’s belongings at the end of the day from your child’s file or cubby. Please check daily for dirty clothes, blankets, or communication from the office.
Thank you!

Summer Program
Summer Program begins June 13, 2022. Activity Fee of $100.00 for Elementary students is now due. Space is limited, so hurry and secure your child’s opportunity to be part of the summer fun!

Thank You
Thank you to all wonderful parents for making Teacher Appreciation Week special for our teachers. The gifts, notes, food, etc. were greatly appreciated.

May Newsletter

Dates to Remember
1st Mother Goose Day
4th – 6th Mother’s Day Breakfast
5th National Day of Prayer
30th Memorial Day (School Closed)
31st – June 3rd Teacher Appreciation Week

We Are Learning…
Theme: Mother’s Day / Insects / Garden
Bible: Jesus wants us to obey

Blanket Days
(please take home and wash)
May 13th and May 27th

Mother’s Day Breakfast
7:30am – 9:00am at The Cafe (Room #4)
May 4th: Room #7 and Nursery/Toddlers
May 5th: Room #1 and Room #2
May 6th: Room #3 and Room #8

Teacher Appreciation Week
May 31st – June 3rd
We would like to invite kids and parents to show your child’s teacher how much you care. Small gifts and cards mean so much!

Summer Camp 2022
Summer Camp begins June 20, 2022. Dayspring students will be given first priority for enrollment until May 16th. After May 16th, registration will open to our community. For Elementary Students, there is a $100.00 Activity Fee due by Monday, June 6th.

April Newsletter

Dates to Remember
1st April Fool’s Day
4th-8th Week of the Young Child
10th Palm Sunday
15th Good Friday (School Closed)
17th Easter Sunday

We Are Learning…
Theme: Easter / New Life
Bible: Jesus is our Savior

Blanket Days
(please take home and wash)
April 1st, April 15th, April 29th)

* Please make sure your child has a spare set of clothing in their cubby at all times.
* For your child’s safety, please do not send them to school in flip-flops. Thank you.

Easter Sunday
Church of Compassion is inviting you to their Easter Sunday Service on April 17, 2022 @ 10:00am.