State of the School: We look forward to talking with families TOMORROW, Saturday 11 about the current state of our school at this annual Overfield event. The event starts with a pancake breakfast at 9:00 a.m.

Enrichment Sessions: Does your child want more time at Overfield each week, or never want to leave at the end of the day? Do you want a day each week where your child can have extended time to focus on long-term project work? After School at Overfield is the answer. It starts SOON: January 21, and runs for six Tuesdays. Deb DeCurtins will work with the 3-5 year-olds, exploring habitats and enjoying all the winter gifts that Mother Nature offers us. Elizabeth Collier will work in the studio with 6-10 year-olds with clay. For more information, see the attached flyer or contact the school.

Reggio Roundtable Discussion: If you are interested in talking with others about the Reggio-inspired approach to education, and how it can play out on a daily basis at home, join us Thursday, January 21st. Come to the Gathering Place after morning drop off and enjoy coffee, baked goods, and meaningful conversation with other parents of young children. Younger siblings are welcome to come and play in the Gathering Place while we talk.

Overfield Family Partnership: Happy New Year from the Overfield Family Partnership! We are looking forward to doing great things for our children in 2014.  We encourage our families to attend the State of the School Pancake Breakfast so you can be up-to-date on all our school has accomplished in the past year and all it has to offer in the new year ahead. There is no January OFP meeting, so we will not meet again until February 20.  In the meantime, committees are needed to work on a Strawberry Festival Food Booth (contact Jeni Beck) and Strawberry Festival Float (contact Wayne Perry). Sign up now, as the festival will be here sooner than you think!

Registration for 2014-2015 will open for current families on Monday, January 27. We open registration for current families a week before we open to the public so that you can have first pick of next year’s classes. All registration will be set up in the Gathering Place during drop off and pick up Monday through Thursday. Feel free to talk with your child’s teacher or call the office with questions.