News and Notes

Looking Ahead:

*March 16 and 17 – St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 12:30

*March 27 – 30 – Registration for Summer Program – forms outside Patti’s office that week; pick up, complete and return at your convenience.

*March 28th and 29thClass Pictures ($8 for 5 x 7)

*March 28,(Mrs. Mobley) and 30,(Mrs. McKenney) – K5 to see the play, “Jack and the Beanstalk”

*April 3-10 – Spring Break

*April 12 and 13 – Easter Parties

*April 14 – Good Friday Holiday

*May 18th7 p.m. K5 Program and Party

*May 25thLast Day for T/TH classes

*May 26thLast Day for MWF, M-F classes

St. Patrick’s Day Parade – The T/Th K3 and K4 classes will participate in a St. Patrick’s Day Parade Thursday, 3/16, at 12:30, and MWF and M-F classes will have theirs on Friday, 3/17.  They will come out of the Preschool Building doorway by the offices, turn left and then back right.  They will proceed along the side of the Sanctuary, turn right onto the brick covered walkway, enter the Fellowship Hall / Chapel foyer, come back out onto the sidewalk and turn right and go past the Preschool Building.   They will make 2 laps of this route.  They will then go back to their classroom for dismissal.  In the event of rain, they will parade in the building where their classrooms are located.  If you have questions, please ask the teacher or Patti Fowler.

Class Pictures will be made March 28th for T/Th classes and March 29th for MWF and M-F classes.  You will be given the option of purchasing one or not by adding $8 for a 5×7 of the class to your March tuition payment.  IF you choose not to order one, please make sure that Patti knows this by 3/21.  Otherwise a picture will be ordered for your child.  THANKS!

Easter Eggstravaganza at FBC – Saturday, 4/15, 10-12.  Egg hunt (right at 10), inflatables, food, story stations.   

SUMMER PLAYCATION (Babies – 4 year olds) and CLIMBERS CLUB (rising Kindergartners and 1st graders) will be on Tuesdays / Thursdays, 9:30 – 1:30, May 30 – July 20 (off June 5-9 for VBS at FBC).  Registration will be the last week of March.

APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR TEACHING POSITIONS IN WEEKDAY EDUCATION MINISTRY OF FBC FOR FALL, 2017.

OPENINGS AVAILABLE FOR a K4 MWF and a K4, M-F TEACHER

*The K4 applicants must have a college degree, preferably in Early Childhood Education or Special Education.  A Georgia teaching certificate in Early Childhood is also desired.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST:

*Be a Christian and a member of a local church, and should be experienced in working with preschool children in professional and/or volunteer roles.

*They must have a warm, friendly personality, be sensitive to the feelings and needs of others, be able to relate well with children, and be willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with the program philosophy.

*The person must be able to maintain a professional attitude towards the children, the families, and the staff, and be able to communicate professionally and openly.

*Contact Patti Fowler by March 17, 2017 for more information.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL at First Baptist will be June 5 – 9 from 9:30-12:30 for children who have COMPLETED K3 – 5th grade.  You may register at the church website, beginning in late April.