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The Acorn will host a tour of the school, Saturday, May 3, 10:00 a.m., for parents interested in enrolling their child.

Rich Lange, director, will take you through the school and give you an explanation

of the philosophy of the school, as well as valuable information regarding child development.

Please give us a call to add your name to our list!  Thanks!

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On May 6th, 2014, San Antonio will come together for 24 hours of nonprofit giving during the Big Give S.A. It is San Antonio’s first ever giving day, and it’s your chance to make a real impact, as part of family and community. All you have to do is commit to donating to The Acorn – A School for Young Children on May 6th through the Big Give SA website: http://www.thebiggivesa.org/


Please take the opportunity to visit their website on May 6th, (Set a reminder in your phone calendar now while you are thinking of it) click on the leaderboard link at the top of the page, scroll down to The Acorn and click on our name to lead you to the link (http://www.thebiggivesa.org/#npo/the-acorn-a-school-for-young-children). There you can make a donation. Any gift, large or small, will help make a difference! Each donation will go toward providing the fun, creative, enriching environment where children learn through play. It also will help us become eligible for prize money and matching dollar opportunities. As a non-profit school, The Acorn, in its 34th year, will serve children in the community now, and into the future, thanks to the generosity and support of people like you!


To see more information about The Big Give,
you can go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvx5kyQ1efQ


Please feel free to forward this to your family
and friends to whom this might be of interest.


Thanks so much!

If you live S.A. then give S.A

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Theme:  Oceans

On Monday we will be closely looking to see if the chicken eggs hatch!!!!!!

School is closed this Friday for Good Friday.

This week we will make oceans in a bottle, paint with salt and water, play beach volleyball and read books about the ocean.

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Theme:         Easter/Spring
Dramatic Play:     Fiesta Kitchen

Highlights: This week we will become familiar with Easter traditions and signs of spring.

Activities for small and large groups: design a symmetrical egg with a partner, scavenger hunt, journal what we like about spring, make bunny biscuits

Literature will include:  Celebrating Easter, Little Rabbit Foo Foo, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Chicks –n- Salsa

Art activities will include: Decorating bags for our scavenger hunt, complete our Rousseau with Sudie, painting textures on paper, spring paper collage

Tuesday – Feature artist Rousseau with Sudie, scavenger hunt and special spring snack
Wednesday – Show and Tell
Thursday – Lunch Bunch 11:10
Friday – School Holiday

Please send two dozen cascarones before our Fiesta on April 22nd!

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The wait is over!

Our eggs have started to hatch!

Wendy Starnes caught an early Monday morning arrival

on a time lapse video!

 

 

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Theme: Beach
Dramatic Play: Ocean

Special story: A Day at the Beach
Rainbow Fish

Art Activities:   Finger Paint
Mother’s Day gift

Motor Room:   Scooter Boards

Small Group: Numeral Recognition
Peel and Count Stickers
Tropical Fruit Salad

Miscellaneous: Spanish is Wednesday,
Music is on Friday.

Reminders:   Please bring 2 dozen cascarones by Monday April 14, 2014
Monday, April 21-The Acorn Fiesta-Blue Stars, Honey Bees, Kindergarten
Friday, April 18-School Holiday (Good Friday)
Friday, April 25-School Holiday (Battle of Flowers Parade)
Monday, May 5-Honeybee’s Mother’s Day 10:15 AM

Class lists are updated on the website in the private section. Jo usually updates it each Friday. Check each week for our newsletters and photos!

We had another great week with your child in our Honey Bees class!
Have a great weekend.

Mary Ellen, Maria, Shelley and Lori

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Theme: Beach 
Dramatic Play: Ocean

Special story: A Day at the Beach
What’s Under the Ocean?

Art Activities:   Shaving Cream
Confetti Egg Art


Motor Room:    Scooter Boards

Small Group: Numeral Recognition
Cascarones


Reminders:   Please bring 2 dozen cascarones by Tuesday April 15, 2014
Tuesday, April 22-The Acorn Fiesta- Ladybugs
Friday, April 18-School Holiday (Good Friday)
Friday, April 25-School Holiday (Battle of Flowers Parade)
Thursday, May 8-Ladybug Mother’s Day 10:15 AM

Class lists are updated on the website in the private section. Jo usually updates it each Friday. Check each week for our newsletters and photos!

We had another great week with your child in our Ladybug class!
Have a great weekend.

Mary Ellen, Maria, Shannon and Lori

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