Thursday, 8/23 5-7 pm  Parent Packet Pick-Up Picnic Night  at Lakeside (Silver Beach Elementary playground)

  • Pizza, fruit/veggies and popsicles provided!
  • bring your picnic blankets or camping chairs
  • meet other Lakeside families and teachers
  • kids and siblings are welcome
  • Pick up parent handbook packets and learn more about Lakeside Co-Op Preschool
  • sign up for time slots for Classroom Meet and Greets with families and teacher and  Parent Orientations

Tuesday, 9/4  6:30-8 pm  Parent Meeting at Lakeside

  • introductions, community building activities, explanation of co-op benefits and expectations, Whatcom Community College enrollment, parent education topic survey, classroom meetings (explanation of Lakeside early learning philosophy and program), sign up for parent classroom workdays

Wednesday 9/5 – Friday 9/7  –  Parent Orientations – 90 minute sessions in Lakeside classroom for all parents/caregivers

  • safety orientation, expectations of working parents in the classroom, guidance techniques for working with young children, Q & A about parent jobs, classroom expectations, etc.  Adults only at this orientation.

Monday 9/10 – Tuesday 9/11– Classroom Meet and Greet with families and teachers

  • an opportunity for students to get to know their classroom, teacher, and a few students in a short introductory session (3 families per 20-30 minute time slot) before classes begin

Wednesday, 9/12 – First Day of Class for 3-Day Preschool (8:15 – 11:15)  and 4-Day Pre-K (11:45 – 2:45)

Friday, 9/14 – First Day of Class for 2-Day Preschool (8:15 – 11:00)

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