❄The Learning Academy’s January Newsletter❄

2020-2021 ENROLLMENT
2020-2021 enrollment is now open! Please let Erin know if you plan to return and she will supply you with necessary updated documents. Financial aid applications must be received by February 14th. Those who are receiving any form of aid must reapply to be considered for funding. In order to receive the current grandfathered tuition for your child’s upcoming grade level (for those not receiving aid of any kind), you must commit to enroll by February 14th. Enrollment after this date will be at 2020-2021 tuition rates.

NO SCHOOL
There will be no school on Monday, January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

NO HOMEWORK CLUB
There will be no homework club in January.

PTVO MEETING
There will be a PTVO meeting this Thursday, January 9th from 3:30-4pm to discuss our upcoming art show and our end of year auction and fundraiser. Hope to see you there!

SPRING BREAK
For those of you making plans to get away, our Spring Break is Friday, March 27th through Monday, April 6th. School will be dismissed on Thursday, March 26th at 3pm (with no aftercare) and resume Tuesday, April 7th.
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GIFT THANK YOU
All teachers would like to thank you for your thoughtful, generous holiday gifts. We were spoiled and felt very loved and appreciated. We always hope to thank each of you individually, but if we didn’t, thank you so much!

WINTER GEAR & LABELING BELONGINGS
Please consider a 30 minute recess each morning when packing your child’s snow bag, particularly their hats and gloves or mittens. We want students to be warm and toasty on these cold days. With all of the gear required for winter play, we are also asking you to please label your child’s belongings with marker or stickers with their names. Items are getting lost or accidentally swapped because students have the same boots, snow pants, mittens, etc. Thank you for your help with this!

SNOWSCAPES FIELD TRIP

All students will visit the Driggs City Center on January 17th from 9-10am to see the snow sculptures being carved and will get a chance to speak with the artists and see the process. Please dress students very warmly for this fun outing! Thank you.

WINTER SPORTS
Beginning on January 10th we will be headed to Grand Targhee to ski for the afternoon on the next six Fridays. We will leave the school at 12:00 pm and will return by 4:30 pm (usually closer to 4:15). Chaperones who are at the ski hill should meet your child in front of ski school at 3:30pm to pick them up from their lessons. K-8 Students must bring all ski clothing and gear with them to school in the morning – a snack and water bottle are also recommended. Again, please label all of your child’s belongings! All TK and preschool students must be accompanied by a chaperone. Those in preschool who are not attending will have class as scheduled, any students in grades K-8 who are not attending must be picked up by 12:00 on ski days. Thank you!

FEBRUARY WINTER SPORTS – ICE SKATING
Students will visit Kotler Ice Arena to skate on February 21st and February 28th from 10-11:30am. This program is for students in grades TK-7 only. The cost is $5/session per student. This includes rentals, if needed. Students must have a helmet.