April News
Hello parents! See below for upcoming preschool events and volunteer opportunities.
No school on Friday, March 31.  Thank you for all you do to support GSLP!


Save the Dates:

March 29/30 - NC State Farm Days (2's and 3's Field Trip)
March 31 - No School
April 4 - Milton's Spirit Day
April 6-7 - Easter Egg Hunts
April 10-14 - Spring Break
April 16 - Easter
April 21 - Aquatic Study - Laurel Hills Field Trip - 4's classes
April 24, 25 - GSLP Accreditation Visitation
April 24-27 - Bring a can of food for the Urban Ministries Food Pantry
April 28 - Mnene Parish- Zimbabwe, Africa - special presentation
May 1-5 - Teacher Appreciation Week
May 5 - Teacher Appreciation Luncheon
May 11 - Goodberry's Spirit Day
May 19 - Last Day of Preschool

Thanks for Participating in Our        March Madness Fun!
Take a Break from Cooking on April 4!
Join us at Milton's on April 4 for lunch or dinner.  Tell the server you are with Good Shepherd and the preschool will get a portion of the proceeds. The children love to see their friends outside of school!  Don't have time to eat out? Carry out orders also support GSLP! Milton's is located at 8853 Six Forks Road.  
Easter Services at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
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You are Invited to attend Easter Celebration Worship Services at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on Sunday, April 16 at 8:00 am,  9:30 am or 11:00 am.


Community Service at GSLP
All preschool classes have been participating in decorating menus for the monthly Memory Café dinners at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Last month, the menus were St. Patrick's Day themed.
   
This month the preschoolers will be measuring rice into baggies to be given to Urban Ministries' food pantry.  If you are interested in volunteering to help the children with this project on April 25 or 26, please contact Deanna
FOP News - Teacher Appreciation Week is May 1 - 5 
The Friends of the Preschool (FOP) will be contacting you soon about what is needed for this special week. Please participate and let the teachers know how much you appreciate them. This year, in addition to their regular work, they have had to complete extra materials for our ELEA accreditation process. GSLP has the BEST teachers! They are amazing! Let's show them that we think so!  

Please consider helping our with the Graduation Reception for the 4-year-old classes on May 19.  It's nice to have the younger classes' (1, 2, and 3-year-old parents) help with this since this celebration is for the older classes and their families.  Contact Vanessa Carter if you can help.  
The Kids Loved the Traveling Tortoise Presentation!    
Registrations for Fall 2017 and Summer Camp are On-Going 
Summer Camp Registration and payment is online!   Please tell your neighbors and friends about GSLP.  Your recommendation is valuable.  Invite them to call 919-846-5060 for a personalized tour during school hours. They can find more information at www.gslchurch.org/preschool.  There is currently availability in most classes for the fall.  
  
Link Your Kroger Card to #91161
GSLP is now a part of the Kroger Community Rewards Program! Sign in or create an account. Select organization number 91161 for GSLP . If you have lost your card and use an alternate ID at checkout, call 1-800-576-4377 and select option 3 to get your number.
You will need to re-link your account after August 1 of each year. 
Thank you for supporting Good Shepherd Lutheran Preschool!  
Link Your Harris Teeter Card  to #3503
The mission of GSLP is to provide a Christ-centered early childhood preschool through faith-based education and service in a nurturing inclusive environment.