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Lakeside Children’s Center Preschool 

619-443-2887

January 2022
 

Welcome 2022!

 

Playing outside is an important part of learning, even when the weather is cool. Extra layers are a good way to help children stay warm. Remember to put your child’s name on items to prevent them from getting lost. Now is a good time to check your child’s spare clothes. They might need to be changed out for bigger sizes or warmer clothes.

 

Thank you to everyone who ordered See’s candy. We made just over $1,000. The last 2 years we have made more than we did in 2018 and 2019 – and there was double the number of families. With part of the earnings, we will order outdoor toys and the rest will be put towards our security gate for the entrance.

 

Yes, you heard that right, we are getting a security gate for the entrance. It should be installed around February or March.

 

Thank you again for all of your support, it is very much appreciated.

 

Shawn Santo, Director

 

IMPORTANT REMINDER:

For the safety of everyone, please be sure that you close the gates behind you & drive slow through the parking lot area.  We are next to homes and a retirement community; someone is always walking around and with it getting darker earlier they might be hard to see.
 
Remember to sign your child in and out each day, it is a licensing requirement.  Only adults, 18 years and older, can sign your child in and out.
 
 
Please make sure to label all clothes.  Thank you!
 
 
 

Curriculum

 
Themes:
Zoo animals
Pond life
Ocean life
 
Letters:  K, L, M
 
Numbers:  7, 8
 
Color and Shape: 
Red & Star
 
Bible Stories: 
The Battle of Jericho
Crossing the Red Sea
Tower of Babel 
 
Bible Verse:
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart”
Proverbs 3:5
 

Upcoming Events

 
 
January 3 school resumes
 
Jan. 14 Wear blue
 
Jan 17  MLK Day- Closed
 
 
 
February 14 – Valentines Day, wear pink
 
Feb. 21 – President’s Day Closed
 
 
 

Cold Weather Reminder

 
The weather is changing, mornings are chilly, and afternoons are warm.  Be sure to bring a jacket for those chilly mornings.  Now is a good time to check your child’s spare clothes in their cubbies.  They may need to be changed out for bigger and warmer clothes.  Please make sure you put your child’s name on the extra clothes and their belongings. 

Tax Information

 

 

It is that time again. Your 2021 tuition paid statement for tax filing will be emailed to you by Monday, January 31, 2022. Please let me know if would like a paper copy or your statement sent to a different email address than the one on file.
 

LPCC = LEARNING, PLAYING, SHARING & CREATING 

COVID-19 POLICY & SICK POLICY

 
We all need to work together to keep everyone safe and healthy.
 
Children will be asked to stay home or return home if any of the following applies:
  •  Child, or anyone in the household, has a fever of 100.4 or higher or other potential symptoms of COVID-19, such as shortness of breath, persistent dry cough, sore throat, muscle pains or gastrointestinal symptoms (vomiting, nausea or diarrhea), chills with repeated shaking, fatigue, congestion or runny nose within the last 48 hours. 
  • Child, or anyone in the household, has come in contact with others who have or suspect to have COVID-19 or exhibit the symptoms above.
  • Colds and the flu are still out there.  If your child exhibits any of the symptoms and has tested negative for COVID, please keep them home for 24 hours after fever ends without the use of fever reducing medication. We want to make sure your child feels well enough to participate. 
 
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The Health Department as well as Community Care Licensing will not let us attempt to distinguish whether the symptoms are caused by COVID-19 or another cause, such as allergies or a common cold.  Any of the symptoms listed on the “Safer Practices and Sick Child Amendment –COVID-19” form will prevent a child from attending school.  If you need another copy of the form, please let me know.  We all need to work together to keep everyone safe and healthy.

 

Additionally, our policy is designed to protect the well-being of all the children, as well as the staff. When there are symptoms of illness or other indications that a child is not well enough for group activities, arrangement must be made for their care at home. If your child becomes at school, they will be isolated, and you will be called to pick up your child. Exposure to communicable disease should be promptly reported. By the same token, the school will notify you when your child has been exposed to an infectious disease.

Year-Round Program!

Lakeside Presbyterian Children’s Center, offers the following programs

YEAR-ROUND

Half Day
Three Quarter Day
Full Day
 
Children need to bring their own lunch
 
In addition we will remain open through Christmas and Easter holiday vacations.

Misc Tuition Info 

 
DISCOUNTS AVAILBLE!!!!
TO ACTIVE MILITARY FAMILIES,   
MEMBERS OF LCPC, and for 2nd Child ENROLLED.
 
Rates reflect full days, 3/4 days and half days.  
 
Non-potty trained children are $40.00 additional to the monthly tuition.  
 
 
All tuition is due in advance.
 
If you are having financial problems please talk to someone in the office.  
 
 

Tuition Policy

 

Tuition can be paid weekly or monthly, however, all fees are to be paid in advance.  Weekly payments are due by Wednesday of each week.  Monthly payments are due by the 5th of the month.  If the 5th falls on a holiday or weekend your payment is due the next day your child is in attendance. 

If weekly payments are not received by Friday your child will not be able to attend the following week and your spot will not be saved.  If monthly payments are not received by the second week, your child will not be able to attend until payment is received and your spot will not be held.  Any account not paid in full by 30 days from the date of invoice will be assessed a fee of $45.00 per month.

IMPORTANT:

PARENTS, BY LAW YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN YOUR CHILD(REN) IN AND OUT EVERYDAY THEY ARE IN SCHOOL.   PLEASE USE YOUR LEGAL SIGNATURE. REGARDLESS IF IT IS READABLE OR NOT, AS LONG AS IT IS YOU’RE USUAL WAY OF SIGNING YOUR NAME.  NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 IS PERMITTED TO SIGN YOUR CHILD IN OR OUT.  THE SIGN IN/OUT SHEETS ARE LEGAL DOCUMENTS.  PLEASE DO NOT LET YOUR CHILD ‘SIGN’ ON THEM.

CONTRACT INFORMATION

Please note, in your signed contract, it states: no refunds for illness or holidays.  The preschool does not give credit for days missed due to illness, holidays, or other reasons
 
You received the NEW handbook during registration, please take the time to read the handbook to learn the Children’s Center policies, rules and regulations.
 
 If your child will not be in school for the day, please call the school.
 
Vacation requests must be in 2 weeks prior to start

ILLNESS POLICY:

 If your child has a fever, vomits or has diarrhea at school or home, they may not return to school for 24 hours after the symptoms are gone.It is very important to keep your child home if they are not feeling well.  If you have any doubts it is better to keep your child home one more day than to send then to school when they are not quite up to it.  If your child has conjunctivitis (pink eye) they may not return to school until they have received antibiotic treatment for 24 hours.  Remember good handwashing is very effective in keeping disease from spreading.  Our policy will cut down on the transition of disease to other children, and our staff.

EMERGENCY INFORMATION

If anything has changed with your emergency or contact information, please contact the Preschool Office so we can update and be sure we have your correct information.  When a little one is ill, time is of the essence in trying to reach a parent.  In addition if working, please leave-detailed instructions if needed to make it easier for us to contact you at work.  Cell phones are not always reliable.  We need a back up way to reach you.