October 15, 2020
Hooray for Music!
What’s better than music with Tr. Chris?
Singing fun Halloween songs with Tr. Chris!
A few of our favorites: “The Ghost Goes BOO,” “I’m a Little Pumpkin,” “Scarecrow, Scarecrow Turn Around,” and “There’s a Spider on the Floor.” Ask your Preschooler to serenade you today!
DATES TO REMEMBER

  • Monday, October 19 – Restaurant Night at Panera Bread in West Chester, 4-8pm. Click here for more information!
  • Monday, October 19 – Taco and Nacho Kit orders due
  • Monday, October 19 - School photo proofs delivered via email from Picklepuss Photography to each family (see more details in Head of School message below)
  • Thursday, October 29 - Halloween Parties for Froggies, Bumblebees and Butterflies
  • Friday, October 30 - Halloween Parties for Owls and Bears
  • Monday, November 9 - GPC Meeting via Zoom, 8:15pm
  • Wednesday, November 18 - Restaurant Night at Freddy's in West Chester
  • November 25-27 - Thanksgiving Break - School closed
  • Monday, December 7 - GPC Meeting via Zoom, 8:15pm
  • December 23 - January 1 - Winter Break - School closed
 
From the Head of School
Dear Goshen families,
 
I have a new way to gauge the weather since August 24: in 39 school days, we’ve only had to go inside one time! The weather has been that perfect! (At least between the hours of 8:45am and 2pm!)
 
Thanks to all for your flexibility during our car line switch-up this past rainy Monday morning. Tomorrow's weather may bring a repeat! In that case, and any other that may be around the corner, please see the alternate weather car line plans below. And remember to check the sign in front of the Grange for direction on how to proceed.
Please be on the lookout for an email from Mary Parnell of Picklepuss Photography containing proofs of your child’s school photo. Mary will email you a link on October 19 and you will have just one week to order your prints. Prints will be delivered in car line before Thanksgiving.
 
If you do not see an email from Mary in you Inbox by October 19, first check your Spam and Promotions folders. If you’re still missing an email from Mary, then email me at mimi.ackers@goshenfriends.org.
 
 
See you soon!
 
In Friendship,
Tr. Mimi
Join us for Lunch Bunch!
Tr. Patrice and Tr. Carolyn love seeing all of their friends for lunch and playtime after school. We would love for you to join us!
 
Check out our Extended Care web page and click on your child’s class name to make your reservation! 
Goshen Parent Community
 
Dear Goshen families,
 
A Huge Thank You again to everyone who joined last week’s GPC meeting! I am loving all these new faces and fresh ideas! We are always looking for more people to join our fun times! Click here for the minutes from our October meeting.

Speaking of fantastic ideas…We our bringing you a new fundraiser this month: Taco and nacho kits from Taste of Puebla in Kennett Square! Your mouths must be watering like ours: we had many orders in the first 24 hours! Orders are due by Monday, October 19. Click here for the flyer!
 
And if that weren’t delicious enough, we have another Restaurant Night coming up Monday, October 19 at Panera in West Chester! Click here for the flyer and remember: you must present a printed copy of the flyer or show it on your mobile phone in order for our school to receive money back.
 
So many yummy options everywhere! Thank you all for your strong continued support of our wonderful school!  
 
Thanks, everyone!!
 
In Friendship,
Marne Repetto, Clerk
 
Support our School!
An important function of the GPC is to raise funds for the school. In the past, our contributions have helped buy books for the library, make playground improvements and purchase items for the outdoor classroom.
 
You can help raise money for the school while you shop by making purchases through the vendors listed below. Set up these apps on your phone, shop for yourself and your family, and help earn money for Goshen Friends all year long! 
Amazon Smile

  1. Join Amazon Smile. If you are not already an AmazonSmile member: Log in to your existing Amazon account at http://smile.amazon.com and enter Goshen Friends as your charitable organization.
  2. Get the App. Download or update to the latest version of the Amazon shopping app on your phone. You can find it in the App Store for iPhone, or Google Play for Android.
  3. Turn on AmazonSmile. Open the app and find “Settings” in the main menu (=). Tap on “AmazonSmile” and follow the on-screen instructions to turn on AmazonSmile on your phone.
BoxTops for Education App

Download the BoxTops app to your phone. Sign in or create an account and register Goshen Friends School as your school. Purchase items that have the Box Top logo at your local grocery store. Then scan your receipts to earn money.

Click here for instructions.  
Oliver's Labels 

Get prepared for school and activities with these personalized labels for all your kids' gear. Dishwasher, microwave and washing machine safe, these labels are a must have!

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