Director’s Update – November 2nd

by lisa on November 2, 2017

Good morning,

Happy November! I hope you are having a great Thursday so far. This month in the classrooms we will be doing activites around fall and Thanksgiving. The bible verse is “Give thanks to the Lord for he is good.” Psalm 106:1 and the bible stories in the classrooms and chapel time includes Jesus Feeds 5,000 (all classes) and stories of Moses and Ten Men for the three and four year old classes. I love time of the year!!

A reminder to please hand in all bike a thon donations today! A huge thank you for supporting the preschool in such a generous way. We are blessed that our community is so giving, Suncreek Kids families truly are the best!!

I have a few reminders for you:

•November tuition is now due
•Thankful Hearts Fill the Carts (Thanksgiving Food Drive) – grocery bags with information is going home with your child this week (yesterday & today).
Please support Suncreek Kids’ Fall Service Project. We are helping neighbors in our community by bringing items for the Thanksgiving Food Drive. Your generous donations will make a difference to local families for the holidays. We will be collecting donations next week, November 6th – November 9th. Please drop off your donations in the grocery cart at the front entrance of the school.
Items Needed:
-Bisquick or Flour
-Corn Meal/Corn Muffin Mix
-Stuffing Mix
-Canned Gravy or Gravy Packets
-Canned Vegetables (No beans or corn)
-Yams
-Marshmallows
-Canned Fruit
-Canned Pie Filling
-Pie Crust Mix
-Canned Pumpkin
-Canned Evaporated Milk
-Jello & Pudding Mixes
Thank you so much for your support!!
•Scholastic Book orders are due by this Tuesday, November 7th
•Pop Up Vendor Booths – this Tuesday, November 7th & Wednesday, November 8th – Shop Strings Attached (Courtney Voss) & Eden’s Door (Libby Hertzberg). 10% of all total sales comes back to Suncreek Kids 🙂

Please make sure and put these dates on your calendar………
Family Chapel – week of November 13th – 16th
Thanksgiving Feasts – Wed. November 15th for M/W Orange & Thurs. November 16th for all other classes. Information about this event will be coming to you soon via email from your class’ room parents.
Thanksgiving Break – Suncreek Kids will be closed November 20th – 23rd for Thanksgiving break (Allen ISD holiday).

Suncreek UMC Events: We invite any of our Suncreek Kids families to participate in any events and or mission opportunities at Suncreek UMC

Boyd Thanksgiving Feast: Suncreek UMC is partnered with the Boyd PTA to provide a Thanksgiving feast on Tuesday, November 14th from 6:30-7:30 PM. We need adult and high school students to serve the food. Younger children can help with the craft. We are also providing the sides for the dinner. Please contact Janet Hunt in the church office if you can provide one of the following: stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole, jello salad, fruit salad, green salad or a traditional dessert. We need lots of help because we will be feeding close to 800 children and family members.

Boyd Elementary Holiday Store: Boyd Elementary students earn points for good behavior, acts of kindness and grades and can spend these points to buy presents for their family. Items are needed for the store such as: women’s lotion, purses, perfume, kitchen items, scarves, jewelry and men’s ties, gloves, office trinkets, etc. or household items such as pictures, knick-knacks. These items can be gently used or new. Items can be placed in mission bins or contact Janet Hunt in the church office.

Habitat for Humanity: Suncreek has partnered with the North Collin County Habitat for Humanity. Our work day is Saturday, November 4th. If you would like to participate to help build a home for the Campbell family or provide snacks or foods please contact Janet Hunt at [email protected] in the church office. You must be 16 years or older to participate.

Princess Project: Suncreek UMC is now completely in charge of the Princess Project which provides dresses and tuxes to high school students so no one misses the prom or various banquets due to money issues. The event will be March 21 and 22. If you would like to be on the board to plan this wonderful ministry please join us for a meeting Princess Project meeting at 6:00 on November 8th. For more information please contact Janet Hunt at [email protected] in the church office.

Like our page on Facebook………..Suncreek Kids Christian Preschool. I posted pictures from Halloween this past week and will be posting pictures from the Bike a thon on it too. I would also LOVE for you to do a review on our page if you get a chance 🙂 Thanks in advance!!

Have a super weekend!!

~Blessings,

Lisa Newman
Director
Suncreek Kids Christian Preschool
972-727-4300
“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6

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