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thanksgiving-2019

"You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have" -Unknown

Dates to Remember

Nov 1st: Orange or red shirt day
Nov 5th: Election Day. Red, white, blue day
Nov 8th: Green or yellow shirt day
Nov 11th: NO LCSD/VPK/Head Start
Nov 15th: Fall colors day
Nov 22nd: School Spirit day. 
Turquoise & purple.
Nov 25th-29th: NO LCSD/NO VPK/NO HEAD START
Nov 25th: Picture Day Rooms: 2, 4, 6/7 & 8. Class pictures
Nov 26th: Picture Day Rooms: 1, 3, 5 & siblings/family. Class pictures
Nov 26th: Thanksgiving luncheon with parents
Nov 28th & 29th: Center CLOSED
 
 
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Children
Zaire - Nov 1
Lucas - Nov 4
Samantha - Nov 4
Lemanns - Nov 6
Maliha - Nov 6
O'Rilen - Nov 6
Honesty - Nov 15
Anastacia - Nov 17
Jeremiah - Nov 17
Zyvaion - Nov 20
Kendrick B. - Nov 25
Messiah - Nov 26

P.A. Geraci Child Development Center News

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CENTER INVOLVEMENT

Thanksgiving DayTHANKSGIVING

On November 26th, all parents are invited to participate in our Thanksgiving luncheon. Teachers will be having parties in their classrooms to celebrate being thankful for our friends and families. Children will do activities related to Thanksgiving and have a Thanksgiving lunch with their parents. Please check your child’s door for a signup sheet. 

We hope your Thanksgiving is filled with peace, love and happiness!


BREAKING NEWS!

P.A. Geraci, is a one stop drop! We now service infants - 10 years old! You heard it right; we have immediate openings. Please speak with Ms. Tara or Ms. Kay for more information.

no-kid-hungry-after-school-mealsAre your kids starving after school? Well, we have an awesome program for you and your child. Starting October 1, 2019 P.A. Geraci will be offering an After School meal and snack for school age children up to 18 years of age for FREE! Why not come and get a meal and a little homework help or use the computer to complete your homework? Please speak with Ms. Tara for more information.


fun factsNOVEMBER FUN FACTS

Adoption Awareness Month.
Homeless Youth Awareness Month.
The birthstone for November is Topaz.
The zodiac signs for November are Scorpio or Sagittarius.
The birth flower for November is Chrysanthemum.

NUTRITION CORNER

Pecan Cookies

Ingredients:

2 1/4 c. all-purpose flourpecan cookies
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 large egg
3/4 c. brown sugar
1 c. (2 sticks) butter, softened
1/2 c. granulated sugar
3/4 c. sweet potato purée
2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 c. toasted pecans, chopped

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375° and line two large baking sheets with parchment paper. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg. 

In a large bowl using a hand mixer, cream together butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in sweet potato, egg, and vanilla, then add dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Stir in chopped pecans. 

Scoop 1” balls onto prepared baking sheets, 2 inches apart, and bake until golden and just set, about 10 minutes. Cool on baking sheets 5 minutes then place cookies on a cooling rack and let cool completely. 

Make glaze: In a medium bowl stir together powdered sugar, syrup, milk, and pinch of salt. Drizzle glaze over cookies and sprinkle with chopped pecans.

PARENT REMINDERS

fire lanePlease make sure you are parked in a parking space.  There is NO PARKING on the curb! That is a fire lane and must stay clear at all times.

Tuition is due every MondayTuesday at noon if your payment has not been made your account will be charged a late fee.  If you have made prior 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. tuitionAfter two weeks of none payment your child will not be able to return until the account is paid in full.

Parents if you are having someone else pick up your child(ren) please make sure you add them to your pick-up list, speak with Ms. Tara or Ms. Kay and remind that person to bring a valid ID with them.  No child will be allowed to leave without a valid ID and notification from a parent or legal guardian.  The age requirement is 18 years old to sign children out.


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