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Calendar:

Sept 29 - Karin & Patty's class social, East Silver Lake Park, 5:00pm, info here
Oct 4 - Extended Day field trip to Dennos Museum, info here
Oct 6 - Fall Festival at Timber Ridge, 11:00am-2:00pm, flyer attached
Oct 9 - Mom’s Night Out, Allure Salon 6:00-8:00pm
Oct 17 - Harvest Dinner, 5:15-7:00pm at TCH
Oct 18 - Staff Professional Day, Campus Closed
Oct 23 - 
Parent Visiting Day, for Primary and Lower Elementary Parents, 8:30-9:30am
Oct 24 - School Picture Day, 8:30-12:00
Oct 24 - CHiPA meeting, all welcome, in the group music room, 8:30am
Oct 24 -
Parent Education, Childhood Anxiety with Psychiatrist Sander Weckstein, M.D., 6:00pm
Oct 24 - United Nations Day, details coming soon

Save the Date:

Oct 31 - Pumpkin Fun Day
Nov 1 - Daffodil Day
Nov 5 - Parent Coffee Club, 8:30 am in the parent room, Children’s Literature
Nov 6 - Karen Circle Luncheon 
Nov 7 & 8
 - Parent Teacher Conferences
Nov 8 & 9 - Holiday Art Market
Nov 9 - Horizon Book Day
Nov 9 - Shop Your Community Day, info here
Nov 15 - Photo retake day, 8:30-10:00am
Nov 25 & 26 - Harvest Feasts in Toddler
Nov 26 - Harvest Feasts for Primary and Elementary
Nov 27- 29 - Campus Closed

Extracurricular Activities:

Click here to see the Extracurricular Activities web page. Contact Julie Boss, Extracurricular Athletic Coordinator at (248) 535-1713 or at boss.julie@icloud.com  with questions, comments or ideas.

New this Week :
Football - Photo from last weekend’s Pop Warner Football game Traverse City versus the Chippewas.
Skiing - We are looking to have a ski club at Crystal Mountain this winter. In order for this to happen, we NEED a parent volunteer who would head up this club. If you are interested, please call or email Julie Boss. Her contact information is boss.julie@icloud.com  or 248-535-1713.
Art - Blackbird Art classes “Adventures in Clay” to begin on Sept 30 at TCH and “After School Art Club” at Blackbird to begin on Oct 1 – more details on extracurricular page
Tennis - Tennis 1st Classes to begin on Fridays starting Oct 4 at TCH. Classes available for ages 3 – 7 – visit extracurricular page for more details 
Skating - Traverse City Figure Skating Club would like to invite students to a Free Centre ICE Open House Sunday, September 29th, 11:30-2:30. Free Open Skate and rentals -  visit extracurricular page for more details.

Links of Note:

•  Lunch Ordering -  October menu now available.  Please use this link to order.
•  Earth to Table and Kitchen Classroom Blog - Click here to see what is happening in the kitchen and gardens.  Kristina's teacher page updates will now be posted on the Earth to Table blog and they of course are not to be missed.

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As always, the Google Calendar and TCH Facebook pages are a great resource for calendar dates, articles of interest, and other related posts about school "happenings." 

Other Notes:

New Communication from TCH!
This year, in an effort to respond to feedback we received in our spring parent survey, we have created a new way for you to stay informed about what your child's life at school. Rather than weekly talking points about the general happenings in the classroom, you will receive more regular communication from the guides directly to you about your child. As always, news about the school will be available for you in the weekly Compass and Earth to Table blog.

We hope you find this specific information to be helpful in staying connected at TCH! 

Fall Festival - October 6th 11:00-2:00
Fall Festival is a TCH tradition for families held every year at Timber Ridge. Fun for all ages, this community get together includes arts and crafts activities, putt putt golf, wagon rides, face painting and more. Again this year, there will not be a pre-pay registration. Simply RSVP, bring the family, and donate what you feel is appropriate for your family. Lunch at 12:00 will include a variety of wheat crust pizza and salads. Don’t forget table service for your family so we can be green!  Click here for flyer.

This page last updated on 9/27/2013.

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