For the Love of Learning™

This Month’s News

Welcome back after what feels like a second winter vacation.  This week of extreme cold weather has been very unusual and unexpected!  Thank you for your patience and understanding as we closed for a few days.  We are excited to see your children and get back into our normal routines and schedules.

Please be reminded of the following news for February 2019.

THEME:  Children Around the World                                                

VIRTUE:  Acceptance

Monday, Feb. 4th and Thursday, Feb. 7th – January’s Afternoon Adventures have been rescheduled due to the closings in late January, and we look forward to  welcoming High Touch High Tech/Science Made Fun presenting on animals and their habitats.  These will be awesome experiences for your children!  Please indicate your Blueberry or Strawberry will participate by selecting “Afternoon Adventures” when checking your student in the morning of the program.

Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 6th and 7th – Spanish classes for all Colonial students.

Monday, Feb. 11th – NO Lunch Bunch or PM Playmates due to monthly staff meeting.

Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Feb.11th, 12th and 15th – Spanish classes for all Calvary students.

Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 13th and 14th – Field trips to visit our senior friends in the community!

Monday, Feb. 18th – NO School – President’s Day

Tuesday, Feb. 19th – NO school – Staff training and in-service day

Wednesday, Feb. 20th – 12:00 – Parent Ed. Lunch and Learn at Colonial.  Berry Patch Parent Educator, Becky Danielson, will present and facilitate a discussion on Two tough Topics: Sleeping and Eating.  Lunch and great conversation will be provided!  Please let us know you’d like to attend by emailing

Monday and Thursday, Feb. 25th and 28th – February Afternoon Adventures are very excited to welcome someone brand new to the Twin Cities and to The Berry Patch!  We cannot wait to meet Miss Nina as she comes to present her Rap, Rock and Read program.  Miss Nina will have children singing along and moving along to familiar stories that she has put to energizing and engaging music.  Check her out on FaceBook, Instragram, Twitter and YouTube to learn more.     Your student will love these experiences.

Looking Ahead:

Monday, March 11th – Staff meeting so no Lunch Bunch or PM Playmates

Monday, March 18 – Friday, March 22nd – Spring Vacation – NO school!

Monday, March 25th – School resumes