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    Website Update

    We are currently experiencing issues with the website, including the missing pictures on the homepage. We are working on resolving these issues and appreciate your patience. CCC updates will continue to be posted on the website.

    Thank you.

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    Upcoming CCC Closure Dates

    The CCC will be closed:

    12/24/14 to 1/2/15 – Winter Break

    1/19/15 – Martin Luther King Day

    2/6/15 – Staff Development

    2/16/15 – Presidents’ Day

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    Annual Giving Campaign Wish Lists

    Amazon Wish Lists

    Our fundraising goal this year is to reach $5,000. If you wish to donate by directly purchasing something from the classroom of your choice, this is your chance. Here is how to do it:

    - Go to amazonsmile.com – Enter the children’s center at caltech as your organization search
    - Select the children’s center at caltech
    - Click on Wishlist
    - Select find wishlist
    - Type you classroom’s wishlist name (CCC Bunny Classrooms, CCC Dolphin Classrooms, CCC Penguin Classrooms, CCC Koala Classroom, CCC Racoon’s Classroom, CCC Beaver Classroom)
    - Shop til’ you drop

    Each dollar you spend on a wishlist will be deducted from our $5,000 goal and 100% appreciated! 

    To view the flyer click, CONTINUE READING, then click here.

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    Parking & Safety

    Parking seems to have gone from bad to worse. Families have shared with me the following:

    Parking in handicapped zone Cars parked in undesignated spots such as behind the tree Parking in the fire lane Double parking

    As a result it becomes impossible to exit the parking lot adding to the problem.

    Additional Parking

    The lot next door and the underground parking lots have a lot of available parking. For those without a permit, these spaces are available without a penalty of ticket after 5:00PM. The best advice is to allow a few extra minutes at pick up time.

    Safety

    In addition to the congestion, there are safety concerns. Children have been seen dashing into the parking lot. Since the children are still at school, we will be talking to them about parking lot safety rules. Some recommendations:

    Stay on the sidewalk or in the designated cross walks until you are in front of your car
    Always hold hands and this includes older siblings
    Look all around before stepping into the parking lot

    Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

    -Susan

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    Newsletter Update

    Dear Parents,

    After much discussion, the teachers and the administration have decided to move away from the newsletter and concentrate on delivering important information through the website. Our goal is to use the website more efficiently by instituting the following:

    We will begin to work with the web designer to increase the webpage speed
    Pictures will be selected for panels that will highlight elements of the curriculum, and the pictures will be updated every Monday
    The calendar will be updated regularly
    Articles of interest to parents will be posted
    Campus events that are geared toward families will be highlighted
    Staff reports on workshops and conferences will be posted
    A link to the Early Childhood Science Technology Engineering and Math (ECSTEM) Conference will be added

    These are the first steps we will be implementing, so stay tuned for a more robust and informative web page.

    - Susan Wood

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    CCC 6th Annual Pancake Breakfast

    Join us for The Children’s Center at Caltech’s 6th Annual Pancake Picnic on Saturday, November 15th from 9-11am at the Preschool yard.  This breakfast includes: pancakes, sausages, fruit, juice, and coffee.  Friends and Family are welcome!  Sign up sheets are in the classroom.  This event is being held to kick off our 6th annual matching campaign.  No donation required for attending.

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