The Goshen Weekly, October 29, 2018

We have had a grand time this October making fun Halloween crafts. Beautiful pumpkins, black cats, spiders and bats adorn our hallways! What artistic little people we have here at Goshen Friends School!
Upcoming Events
  • October 30: Halloween Parade for Froggies & Ladybugs, 9:15 a.m.
  • October 31: Halloween Parade for Owls, Bears, Bumblebees, Butterflies, & By My Side, 9:15 a.m.
  • November 2: Parents' Night Out (see more information below!)
  • November 7: All School Gathering, 10:30 a.m. in the Meetinghouse - Parents invited and encouraged to attend!
  • November 9: GPC Meeting, 9 a.m. in the Grange - PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE

  • November 15: Butterflies Field Trip to Colonial Plantation
  • November 19: In-school Friendship Feast for Owls, Bears, & Butterflies, 10:30 a.m.
  • November 20: In-school Friendship Feast for Froggies, Ladybugs, & Bumblebees, 10:30 a.m.
  • November 21-23: Thanksgiving Holiday break - NO SCHOOL or Extended Care
  • November 26: School resumes
Message from the Head of School

Dear Goshen friends and families, 

We are looking forward to seeing everyone here for the Halloween parades tomorrow and Wednesday. There is nothing cuter than kids in costumes! Since it's such a busy morning, thank you in advance for having your little ones here no later than 9 am on your parade day. We appreciate it.

Have a great week!

In Friendship,
Tr. Mimi

Goshen Parent Community

Halloween can take a lot out of you...parades, countless costumes, parties, trick-or-treating. Why not treat yourselves to a little post-Halloween R and R! Friday is Parents' Night Out, a special evening brought to you by the GPC and Extended Care! Drop your little ones here in Extended Care, then enjoy a night out with  your spouse, your friends, or, have a little quiet time for yourself! 

Pizza, fruit, veggies, and a snack (e.g. popcorn, chips, etc.) will be provided. Click here for more information and to download a form to register. Please note: Reservations must be received by October 30.

The next regular meeting of the GPC has been moved to Friday,  November 9 
at 9 am in the Grange. Free childcare in Extended Care is available to all parents who attend the meeting. Please contact Tr. Patrice Patrice Brown at 610-696-8937 or

Extended Care

Thursday is the first day of our newest class, Art Appreciation & the Modern Masters! Students will be introduced to the wonderful world of artists such as Kandinsky, Matisse, Klee and Van Gogh, then produce artwork inspired by these great painters. We'll play lots of games, too! Click on the form below to register! 

Please note:  in preparation for Parents' Night Out on Friday, November 2, there will be no Art Appreciation classes Friday. Afternoon Extended Care will be available, however.

And speaking of Parents' Night's not too late to register! Please see the reservation form in the GPC section above. 

Check out the Extended Care website by To download individual forms for Extended Care, click below: 
For questions about Extended Care, contact Patrice Brown at 610-696-8937 or

In Other News ...
Our next Service Project will be a Comfort Food Donation Drive to benefit the Chester County Food Bank! Please check your backpacks at the end of this week for flyers containing all the details. Want to learn more now? 

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