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We are making Stone Soup November 25th and 26th starting at 10:00am.

PostHeaderIcon Back to School Night for Preschoolers- August 25, 2014

Our Back to School Night for all preschool students is coming up! Here is some important information:

  • It is Monday, August 25
  • If your child is in our College Toddlers, Preschool, or KinderPrep class, this is your evening!
  • This evening is mandatory! You will receive a lot of information about exciting changes and you will need to pick up your check-in key tag.
  • M-F and T/TH students need to be at the school at 5:00 pm
  • MWF students need to be at the school at 6:30 pm
  • Bring your school supplies (not backpacks)
  • Bring your child’s medication and doctor’s note if it is to stay at our school (if applicable)
  • Bring your child’s health form, shot record, and other paperwork that needed to be signed and returned.
  • Bring your child! He/She will get to meet the teacher and get familiar with the layout of the school.
  • September tuition does not have to be paid until September 1, but you can pay it that evening if you would like with cash, check, or money order. You may email Silver if you have any financial questions before this evening – arof.manager@gmail.com
  • The school supply list is on our website – www.arainbowoffriends.com
  • For any other questions, please call Renee Green at 719-243-2043 or email her at arainbowoffriends@gmail.com

Thank you and we look forward to seeing our 2014-2015 students next week!

PostHeaderIcon DON’T FORGET!!!! MANDATORY Kindergarten & 1st Grade (ONLY) Back to School Night – August 11, 2014 @ 6:30 PM

BRING ALL PAPERWORK!!!

BRING ALL SCHOOL SUPPLIES!!!

FIND OUT HOW WE, AS A TEAM, WITH YOU AS THE PARENT,  WILL IMPACT YOUR CHILD’S EDUCATION!!!!

FIND OUT WHAT OUR SCHOOL HAS TO OFFER!

FIND OUT WHAT OUR COMMUNITY HAS TO OFFER!

IT IS GOING TO BE A GREAT YEAR!!!!!

 

 

 

PostHeaderIcon Reminder about this Saturday

ATTENTION DADS! A Rainbow of Friends NEEDS YOU!! This Saturday @ 9:00 am. We need help to spread sand, remove some trees and to clean up the playground along with some maintenance. Let us know if you can help! We are making our school a better place for our kids!

PostHeaderIcon School Calendar 2014-2015

School Calendar

2014-2015

PostHeaderIcon A Rainbow of Friends Maintenance

Good Afternoon Ladies  & Gentlemen,

Our school is in need of some maintenance. We are coordinating an event so our children have a great place for outside recess for the school year. Per the feedback from the parent/teacher July meeting, here is a list of items/tasks that the church needs our help with repairing/maintaining on school property:  

1.       Play ground maintenance & ground clean up

 A.      Pull up weeds around the children’s playground, and deposit into fire pit

 B.      Till the fall zones around the swing area 10 inches deep, without running through the weed guard.

C.      Fill sand box area with clean layer sand.

                - If you have extra shovel or rake, please bring it
D.       Inspect & install chain link fence wire pole clamps where needed

 E.       Inspect overall play ground for discrepancies, repair as needed

 

We will also be doing some inside repairs as well.

2.       Maintenance inside room 101, 102, 103& Nursery.

A.       Fill in any nail holes & touch up paint on the walls    

B.       Inspect overall room for discrepancies, and repair as needed

Please RSVP by August 5, if you choose to volunteer for this event.

We will plan on meeting in front of the church @ 0900 on August 9.

Again, thank you for supporting the school and volunteering your time and resources,

Cheers,
 -Rob Reiter (please call me directly, 719-238-2090)

PostHeaderIcon August and September Back to School Information

Here are some important dates, times, and information concerning back to school. Be sure to mark your calendars!

August 11 – Mandatory Back to School Night for our Elementary students (Kindergarten and First Grade students only). It is at 6:30 pm.

August 12 – First day of school for our Elementary students only, 8:30 am. Bring your backpack, folders, a lunch, and a smile!

August 25 – Mandatory Back to School Night for all of our preschoolers (College Toddlers, Preschoolers, and KinderPrep students). If your child is a T/TH or M-F student, come to the school at 5:00 pm. If your child is M/W/F, please come to the school at 6:30 pm. If you forgot what class you signed up for, contact Silver at arof.manager@gmail.com.

September 2/3 – First Day of school for all preschoolers, 8:30 am for morning students, 12:00 pm for afternoon students. Bring your backpack and folders. If your child is All Day, make sure you provide a lunch.

All Elementary students need to have their book fee and August tuition paid by August 1.

All students need to have their September tuition paid by September 1. Invoices will go out on August 10th. If you do not receive one, please email Silver.

At Back to School night remember to bring these items: school supplies (not backpack or folders), health form, shot record, and any other missing forms that need to be returned to the school. You will get to meet your child’s teachers at this time as well!

***Do not forget our policy of having your child use the bathroom and wash their hands before class every day! Start teaching your child proper hand washing at home so they are prepared for this at school ***

 

PostHeaderIcon 2014-2015 School Suppy List

A Rainbow of Friends Christian School

Supply List 2014-2015 (Scroll to the end)

 

Kindergarten and First Grade

  •  Crayons (2 boxes)
  • 24 count of #2 pencils (non-mechanical)
  • Kleenex (2 boxes)
  • Playdoh (1 pack)
  • 2 packages of dry erase markers (different colors)
  • 2 packs of Mead Writing Fundamentals “Learn to Letter” writing paper (or equivalent, must be large lined with dashes in the middle)
  • 2 folders (please write your child’s name on the outside of each folder)
  • 2 Large Pink Pearl Erasers (3 pack)
  • Colored pencils (1 pack)
  • Elmer’s glue (2 bottles)
  • 1 pair of scissors (Fiskar brand)
  • Pencil box
  • Index cards – lined (2 packs)
  • Post-it notes (1 pack)
  • Ziploc bags (A-M – gallon sized, N-Z – quart sized)

Preschool (2 – 4 years old)

  • 3 packs of baby wipes
  • 1 package of Playdoh
  • 2 packages of dry erase markers (different colors)
  • Brown and White Paint (large bottles, washable)
  • 1 box of Kleenex
  • 2 packages of drinking cups (3 oz, 5 oz, or 7 oz only…small cups for small hands)
  • 1 package of napkins
  • 1 package of Washable Crayola markers (Last names A-L)
  • 1 bottle of Elmer’s glue
  • 1 package of water colors
  • 1 box of gallon-sized Ziploc bags
  • 3 bottles of Softsoap – Aloe Vera (Last names M-Z)

 

Kindergarten Prep (4-5 years old)

  • 1 box of crayons
  • 1 package of construction paper (multi-colored)
  • 1 package of Playdoh
  • 2 packages of dry erase markers (different colors)
  • 1 box of Kleenex
  • 2 packages of drinking cups (5 oz or 7 oz only…small cups for small hands)
  • 1 package of Washable Crayola markers (Last names A-L)
  • 1 bottle of Elmer’s glue
  • 1 package of water colors
  • 1 box of quart-sized Ziploc bags
  • 3 bottles of Softsoap – Aloe Vera (Last names M-Z)

 

What to Bring the First Day of School!

  • Change of clothes in a gallon Ziplock bag. Please label bag with your child’s name and keep in their backpack.
  • Diapers and wipes if needed. Please label wipes.
  • Two folders with pockets. Please put your child’s name on the outside of the folders. One folder will stay with the teacher and one folder will be for the backpack to send home daily work.
  • Backpack – light weight, no wheels! Please label your child’s name on the backpack.

PostHeaderIcon Summer and Fall Updates

Dear Parents,

Hope you are all enjoying your summer vacation! A Rainbow of Friends is on Week 3 of summer camps and the students are having such a fun time learning! We still have two more camps in case you would like to enroll your child for some “last-minute, beat the summer blues, make new friends” kind of fun!

Don’t forget that the Family Day Picnic is coming up this Saturday, July 12 @ Aga Park, 507 N El Paso St in Fountain. It starts at 11:00 am. Bring a picnic lunch, blanket and swimming suit for your children.

The school is also preparing for the upcoming school year. We are almost completely filled for our MWF classes and we still have openings for our T/TH classes. If you refer a friend and they sign up with their registration fee paid, you will receive $50 off on your Fall tuition. We will send out more information as time gets closer, but here are some things to be aware of and dates to put on your calendar:

  • Back to School Night for Kindergarten and First Grade Only – August 11 at 6:30 pm.
  • Kindergarten and First Grade Only, First Day of School – August 12 at 8:30 am.
  • Back to School Night for College Toddlers, Preschoolers and KinderPrep students – August 25 at 6:30 pm.
  • Labor Day, No School – September 1
  • School starts for College Toddlers, Preschoolers, and KinderPrep students – Sept 2/3 at 8:30 am (depending on if your child is a MWF, or T/TH student).
  • Invoices will be sent out for Elementary students in a few days. Payment for books and August tuition is due by August 1st.
  • Invoices will be sent out around August 11th for all students for September’s tuition. September’s payment is due September 1.
  • You can pay at the school with cash or check, or online with an ACH payment (bank to bank) through your invoice.
  • Unless you have pre-paid for the school year, everyone will receive an invoice. If you have changed your email, please let us know. If you do not receive anything by August 15th, please call Silver Buonocore at 719-205-6648.
  • If you know that you need to change your child’s class – please contact Renee ASAP. She is assigning classes now.
  • If you aren’t sure of what class you signed up for or the price, you can email Silver at arof.manager@gmail.com. You will get a response quickly.
  • School supply lists will be added to the website soon.
  • School Handbooks will be given out at Back to School nights.

If you have any other questions, please call or email.

Thank you!

Renee Green, 719-243-2043, arainbowoffriends@gmail.com

Silver Buonocore, 719-205-6648, arof.manager@gmail.com

 

 

 

PostHeaderIcon The Fun Never Ends!!! Make sure you know what is going on!

Summer Camp!!!  We still have slots open!  Sign your child up and tell a friend about us!!!

 

This week we are on Week 2                                                                                                                                                                                                           Week #2 (June 23-27) – “Science Fun!” Become a scientist for a week! Participate in creating fun science experiments all week long!

Week #3 (July 7 -11) – “Rocky Mountain Fun!” Explore what makes Colorado such a great place to live. Nature hikes, nature collages, horses and so much more!

Week #4 (July 14-18) – “Get up and GO!!!” Spend this week being as active as possible! We will work on team-building exercises, play sports and silly games.

Week #5 (July 21-25) – “Splish-Splash Water Fun!” This week is all about fun with water! Join us for bubbles, fountains, ice cube paintings, and summer water fun!

 

Price: $80 per week for Morning camp. $68 per week for Afternoon camp.

$130 per week for All Day camp.

  •  There is a 5% discount off the weekly tuition for 2 or more children from the same household.

Business  Luncheon

The business Luncheon was a great success!  We will let you know when we host another one!!!  Come on Business Owners we need to come together as a team and make Fountain the best place in town!

Summer Picnic

Saturday, July 12, 2014 @ Aga Park!

11:00 AM

Bring a picnic lunch for your family, swimsuit & towel and have fun with us in the Sun!!!

Back to School Night 

 Kindergarten and 1st Grade!

August 11, 2014 

 Time: 6:30 pm. 

 MANDATORY

 1st day of school is August 12th.  

Back to School Night 

 College Toddlers, Preschool, and Kindergarten Prep.  August 25th  

 Time:  6:30 pm 

 MANDATORY 

 1st day of school Tuesday September 2  & Wednesday September 3.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1ST DAY OF MOMS IN PRAYER- 8:30-9:30 AM

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, PARENTING CLASS- 6:30 PM. (CHILD CARE PROVIDED)

 

Lots going  on– Stay informed!!!

 

 

 

PostHeaderIcon This weeks Summer Camp!!!

Is your child a BIG THINKER? Our Science Exploration week starts Monday! Campers will learn about natural disasters, fossils and dinosaurs, simple machines and how plants grow! Don’t miss out on the fun – your child will be inspired by the world around them! 

Monday, Underwater Volcanoes!
Tuesday, Fossils and Dinosaurs!
Wednesday, Kitchen Science! 
Thursday, Marshmallow catapults and BIKE DAY – all campers bring a bike/scooter and helmet!
Friday, SHOW and TELL – bring a science demonstration to share with the class!

Come sign up! We are having way to much fun learning!!!!!!