Dear Niles Parents, This July is the month to celebrate with pride, independence and pageantry with our children. During cultural studies, the children continue to learn about the human body and how it works. Our teachers have prepared educational games and activities that are intertwined with our summer curriculum. Included in the summer curriculum is community helpers. The children will study the roles and responsibilities of our community helpers. They will also go over what tools they use to do their work and how these tools are used when needed. We salute all community helpers for serving us and attending [...]
June is just around the corner and we are looking forward to celebrating all of our special events of the month, including the start of our Summer Curriculum! Please feel free to read below for a schedule of our events for the month of June: June 1: Kindergarten Graduation - 10:00am in the courtyard: All children in classroom 2 (Kindergarteners and Pre-K) and the Kindergarten children in room 3 will participate in the Graduation ceremony. However, only the kindergarten participants - who were 5 years old as of September 1, 2016 - will be wearing a cap and gown during the ceremony. Kindergarteners will [...]
Dear Niles Parents and Families, Thank you for making Teacher Appreciation Week so very special for us. Your kindness and generosity made us feel so wonderful and made the whole week very memorable. Thank you for the beautiful flowers, thoughtful messages, and kind gifts that you have showered upon all of us. Your support is truly an inspiration. Every day, we continue working towards our goal to guide, nurture, and provide wonderful opportunities and experiences to all children at LAPMS. Thank you for being a part of the LAPMS family
Spring is in full bloom this April! Along with the breeze comes the scent of freshly-cut grass and the warmth and promise of summer vacations, backyard barbecues, and outdoor fun. April is a busy month for all LAPMS students. Classrooms at Niles are buzzing with purposeful work—from toddler children working on building words to pre-K children enjoying gardening and other springtime science activities to Kindergartens preparing for graduation in June. It is a time of reaping the fruits of work so patiently planted like tiny seeds at the beginning of the school year. Parent-Teacher Conference Days begin on April [...]
March 15th we will be practicing a Fire Drill at 10:30 am. Practicing emergency evacuations is very important so please make sure to drop your child off on time to ensure their participation. Fire/earthquake drills are practiced on a monthly basis to prepare children and staff for a safe exit in the event of an emergency. It is important that you keep all personal information updated (phone numbers and address).
February Event Guidelines Thursday, February 2: Groundhog Day: Announcing whether a groundhog sees its shadow after it emerges from its burrow. In cultural studies, the children will learn the history or origin of groundhog day. They will also learn its significance to weather or seasons and even to people. Friday, February 3: Student’s 100th Day at school: In cultural studies, the children will learn the history of numbers, digits and counting. The children will enjoy projects in any of the subject areas related to the number 100. These projects will be displayed in your child’s classroom. Tuesday, February 14: Valentine’s [...]
Welcome Back and Happy New Year! On behalf of our dedicated teachers and staff we welcome you and your family to this new year 2017. Greetings to our new and returning families! We are grateful for the trust you have in our school. We continue to provide a safe and nurturing environment for the children to be happy and successful. This month is filled with exciting activities to balance the children’s learning and playing activities. January Niles Event Guidelines: Monday, January 16, 2017: No School: Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Days before this holiday, in social studies and history classes, [...]
Important dates to remember: Tuesday, December 20th-Winter Concert @ 10:00 A.M (Room 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6) Wednesday, December 21st -Winter Concert @ 10:00 A.M (Room 7, 8, 9 and 10) Friday, December 23rd-Santa Hat Day! Monday, December 26th - Monday, January 2nd, 2017—Winter Break (NO SCHOOL) Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017—School Reopens Our school Newsletter is now available to read online. For the latest and most updated news, please check out our school Website and Calendar.