Preschool Weekly News | November 15

Please contact Principal Jessica Scanzon at jscanzon@kingsschools.org if you have any questions.

We hope you all had a relaxing 3 day weekend with your families.  We are back in action at the Preschool.  We are gearing up for Thanksgiving with tons of fun projects.  Many of the classes are focusing on healthy eating.  They are learning all about the different food groups and how they can help our bodies grow.

Dates to Remember

Tuesday, November 19th – Taco Feast for Prek Classes @ 10:30am – 12:30pm (Volunteers please arrive @ 9:45am)
Wednesday, November 27thFull Day Closes @ 3:00 pm
Thursday, November 28th – Friday, November 29th – King’s Preschool Closed for Thanksgiving
Tuesday, December 10thFull Day Closes @ 4:00 pm
Tuesday, December 10th – King’s Preschool Christmas Celebration @ 5:15 pm
Friday, December 20thFull Day Closes @ 3:00 pm
Monday, December 23rd – Friday, January 3rd – School Closed for Christmas Holiday

Volunteer Information 

Would you like to volunteer at King’s Preschool? Here are the steps you need to take:

  1. Pop into the office and ask for volunteer paperwork
  2. Fill out the packet and follow the attached instructions
  3. The instructions will help you create a MERIT profile and you will need to a Portable Background Check, the cost for this is $12.
  4. Once your Portable Background Check has been submitted, MERIT will contact you via e-mail to set up an appointment for fingerprints.  The cost of fingerprints will be around $45.
  5. Keep your eye out for any e-mail from the office or MERIT regarding your volunteer status                                                                                                                                                                                  *If you would like to volunteer in a classroom you will need a TB test as well

If you are ever stuck or need help with the applications, please let us know!

Scholastic Information

Thank you to everyone who has submitted a November order.  Our next order deadline will be November 22nd.  We will not have any orders submitted in the month of December because we will have such a short amount of time to receive these deliveries.  You are welcome to go onto to the website and place an order for the month of December, but you will NOT be receiving those books until late January.   If you have any questions about ordering, please contact me at esizer@kingsschools.org.

How to order online:

  1. Sign in.
  • Have an account? Scholastic.com/bookclubs
  • New to Book Clubs? Scholastic.com/newparent
  1. Connect or our school.
  • Enter in our Class Code RR6BM
  • Or return the paper order form to me with a check payable to Scholastic Book Clubs.  NO CASH PLEASE.  Books ship FREE directly to our school.  Plus every order helps our school earn FREE books!

Santa Claus is coming… to King’s!

Do you love getting professional family photos with Santa? This year, plan to get them taken at King’s! King’s Schools is pleased to announce that two of our alumni, Macy’s Santa, Karl Beals, and Photographer Becca Howell, will be on campus for a Santa photo fundraiser. This event will be one night only and proceeds will benefit King’s High School’s spring mission trip to Kenya. Click here to reserve your spot today!

When: Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 4 pm
Where: Reimer Library in the Martin Center on the CRISTA Campus

GET READY! The King’s Holiday Show is November 22nd.

The King’s DECA Holiday Gift Show is coming NEXT FRIDAY from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm.  Be sure to get a jump on your holiday shopping, support students and see what DECA can offer your student!  With so many local vendors to shop from, we look forward to seeing you there!

And We’re Off – A Knight At The Races!

The ponies are warming up for the 37th Annual King’s Benefit Auction, A Knight At The Races!  Great auctions have great items available for bidding, so each King’s family is asked to make a donation worth a minimum of $100 to help with this. As an added bonus, if you make your donation by NOVEMBER 26TH, your family will be entered into a drawing to win a **Family Night Out**, with gift cards to Cheesecake Factory & AMC Theaters!  One set of gift cards will be drawn for each school on November 27, so get your donation in and you might win a free, fun night out for Thanksgiving weekend!

Physical items, gift cards, ‘experiences’, and wine all qualify for a drawing entry!  For more information about the auction and how to make your donation, click here.

Our community needs help!

The homeless population is spiking in the Seattle area. Although King’s High School can’t give them a home, we can give the resources to better their future. MacKenzie Harvey, in partnership with Salvation Army and King’s DECA, is holding a hygiene kit drive to create hygiene kits for the Seattle homeless. All kits will be created by the King’s DECA Chapter on November 27th.  We’re looking for your help with supplies!  We hope you will be able to provide the people in your community with what they need.

Please bring in the following:

Basics:

  • Granola bars
  • Travel size shampoo/Conditioner
  • Hair combs
  • Deodorant
  • Travel size hand lotion
  • Band-aids
  • Disposable razors/Travel size shaving cream
  • Personal packs of hand wipes

Bonus items for cold weather:

  • Socks
  • Gloves
  • Hand warmers

*Please keep and make aware that any item brought in CAN NOT contain alcohol*

Please bring all donated supplies to Room 104 in the King’s High School building and if you have any questions please contact MacKenzie Harvey (707-724-1455) or Mrs. Morris (mmorris@kingsschools.org). Thank you!