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November Director’s Newsletter

November 11, 2020

Berry Patch Families,

Welcome to Winter!

As COVID-19 cases in Hennepin County continue to rise and school districts begin making the decision to shift to more distanced learning I want to answer some questions that may be on your mind in relationship to The Berry Patch. Governor Walz’ Children’s Cabinet is a key for coming alongside early learning centers that are providing care for our youngest Minnesotans at this time. I was on the monthly Children’s Cabinet call on Monday night and heard from the Lieutenant Governor and officials from the Health Department and Licensing. I am proud to be a part of a school community that is committed to following the protocol we have been given and to be among the centers who have been able to remain open.

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October 2020 Director’s Newsletter

October 2, 2020
Happy October Berry Patch Families,
It’s hard to believe we have already had three weeks of school! There is so much amazing learning going on each day as your child engages in curiosity-building play activities. I have loved watching our staff take their lesson plans and teacher-directed activities and re-shape them as they get to know the children in the class. As we jump into a new month here are a few important items for all families:

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Our First Day Together

It was THE BEST to have your children back at The Berry Patch! It was truly a wonderful day at both of our schools. We can’t wait for tomorrow!

We want everyone to be able to participate in the Berry Patch goodness and this important information from the Minnesota Department of Health will guide us in maintaining a healthy school year.

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