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Director's Update

Dear HNP Families,

The staff and I are so excited to begin the new school year with you and your children! We have been at the school all week getting the class ready for your bright and enthusiastic children!

I have attached our preschool roster by days. Please peruse and advise me if there are any changes. The Red Fish A teachers will be Ms. Paula and Ms. Pam. The Red Fish B teachers will be Ms. Francesca, Ms. Marilu and Ms. Bernadette. Lastly, the Blue Fish teachers are Mr. Joe, Ms. Liz, Ms. Lucy and Ms. Janice. Please learn more about them-Preschool Staff.

Here again are some immediate reminders:
  • Please conduct a health screening-Health Check-of your child before arriving at school.
  • If your child displays any of the Covid symptoms listed at school, you will be called to take your child home-DPH Guidance.
  • Do not park in the White Zone from 7:45 am-8:15 am.
  • Bring two changes of clothing.
  • Bring a water bottle-labeled.
  • Bring a SMALL blanket-labeled for nappers.
  • Bring a jacket in addition to the sweatshirt if it is cold.
  • Bring Licensing paperwork if you have not done so.
  • Our hours are 7:15 am-6:00 pm
Lastly, I have attached the August lunch menu. Every student receives her/his lunch served in a compostable tray. After lunch, the non-nappers-"lunch bunch"-will be brought outside for pick-up between 12:45-1:00 pm.

Looking ahead:
  • This Saturday, Aug. 14th-Preschool Summer Playdate-West Sunset Playground-39th & Ortega-10 am-12 pm-Meet our preschool parents!
  • Monday, Aug. 16th-School resumes!
  • Monday, Aug. 16th & 17th-Coffee with the Parent Committee-8:00-9:00 am-Meet other parents!
  • Friday, August 27th-Back to School Night! 6-7 pm Parents only please!
  • Friday, Sept. 3rd-Preschool -8th Grade-Archdiocese Religion Day-Preschool closed
  • Monday, Sept. 6th-Labor Day-Preschool closed.
  • Calendar-Preschool Calendar-Draft
Have a wonderful weekend! We look forward to meeting everyone on Monday!

Alice & the Staff

P.S. Thank you to the Parent Committee by brightening up the USA map and the shapes in our school-yard!

July 12, 2021

Dear HNP Families,

Thank you to the Parent Committee for organizing this past weekend's playdate at the West Sunset Playground. The children and parents enjoyed connecting together and had so much fun! The next playdate is on August 14th at the West Sunset Playground.

The DPH and CDC issued new updated guidelines on July 6th and the essential takeaways are:


Here are the new guidelines for parents and guardians for COVID screening-Health Checklist for Parents

These are the highlights:

  • Check your child each day before they leave home.
  • Has your child had any symptoms listed below that are NEW or DIFFERENT from usual?
  • Fever (100.4°F/38°C or higher)
  • Cough
  • Severe headache
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of taste or smell that started in the last 10 days Children may say that food “tastes bad” or “tastes funny.”
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • If your child DOES have any of the symptoms above:
  • Keep them home from school
  • Contact your child’s doctor and ask for a COVID-19 test for your child.
  • Tell your child’s school or program that your child is sick.

Here is the link for domestic and international Travel.

Thank you everyone for keeping our preschool community safe and healthy! Arts and Crafts this week! The children will be quite busy!


Alice & the Staff