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happy-summer“Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you". –Langston Hughes

Dates to Remember

Jun 10th: Focus on Four begins
Jun 13th: Lunch with Dad
Jun 14th: Flag Day
Jun 16th: Father's Day
Jun 27th: Sunglasses Day
Jun 29th: Mud Day
 
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Children
Zamarion - Jun 5
Donald - Jun 6
Rejae - Jun 6
Aubree B. - Jun 12
Ahmaud - Jun 18
Jionni - Jun 23
Aubree C. - Jun 30

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P.A. Geraci Child Development Center News

Home of the Tiny Tigers cute_running_tiger_cub_by_typomazoku-d5u4bz7.gifWe earn our stripes every day!


CENTER INVOLVEMENT

water-fun-dayWATER DAYS

EVERY Friday is water day! Please make sure your child has a change of clothing and a towel in order to participate.


donut day

NATIONAL DONUT DAY

June 1st  National Donut Day
Oh donuts!!! We will be celebrating National Donut Day on May 31, 2019.
 

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FATHER'S DAY

June 13th Lunch with Dad
Calling all Dad’s and male figures filling in the gaps for absent dads. This day will be all about you! Please come out as we celebrate you. The celebration begins at noon and ends at 12:30 pm, this does not mean you can’t stay late or come early.  If you would like to attend please RSVP in the office with Kay or Tara.

SUNGLASSES DAYsunglasses day

June 27th Sunglasses Day
All students are allowed to wear sun glasses all day!

JUNE FUN FACTS

  • The birthstone for June Moonstone or Pearl.
  • The zodiac signs for June are Gemini (May 21 - June 20) and Cancer (June 21 - July 20).
  • The birth flower of June is a Rose or Honeysuckle.
  • June is known for African-American Music Appreciation, and Caribbean American Heritage Month.

PARENT REMINDERS

focus on fourFOCUS ON FOUR

We will be offering an extended VPK program starting June 10th- August 2nd.
Did you know 80% of our students last year, in Focus on Four actually showed improvement in oral, phonetical, math and written skills?  Focus on Four will be returning to PA Geraci this summer! To reserve your child a spot in our 4 year old extension program you must submit a one-time, non-refundable $20 registration fee. Your child MUST attend for the entire 8 week program. Attendance is extremely important.
 

TUITION

Tuition is due every Monday. Tuesday at noon, if your payment has not been made your account will be charged a late fee. If you have already made arrangements to make your payment every two weeks and your payment is not made on that day, your account will be charged a late fee. Late fees will not be reversed once charged! After two weeks of none payment your child will not be able to return until the account is paid in full.


THANK YOU!!! for serving and protecting our country.

                                  parent soldier PAG 2018Mother soldier PAG 2018


FAMILY ENGAGEMENT

Cheeseburger Cups

cheeseburger-cupsIngredients

Cooking spray
6 burger buns, split
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 lb. ground beef
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
3 slices cheddar, quartered
Ketchup, Yellow mustard, 12 pickle chips and Sesame seeds for serving

Directions

Preheat oven to 350° and grease a muffin tin with cooking spray. Flatten burger bun halves to 1/4 inch thick with a rolling pin and place one half cut-side up in each prepared muffin cup.
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add onion and cook, stirring, until soft, about 5 minutes. Add ground beef and cook, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink, about 6 minutes. Drain fat.
Return beef mixture to skillet and season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Divide ground beef mixture among burger bun cups and top each with a cheddar cheese square. Bake until cheese melts and buns are golden, about 10 minutes.
Drizzle cups with ketchup and mustard, top with a pickle, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

HURRICANE SEASON

tornadoThe official hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin (the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico) is from June 1st to November 30th.

Basic Disaster Supply Kit

  • Water: one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation
  • Food: at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food
  • Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert
  • Flashlight
  • First aid kit
  • Extra batteries
  • Whistle to signal for help
  • Dust mask to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place
  • Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation
  • Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
  • Manual can opener for food
  • Local maps
  • Cell phone with chargers and a backup battery

"Everything we do improves the lives of children.”  

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