Child Development Research Center
10/05-10/11 Fire Prevention Week
10/09 Parent Organization Meeting 5:00-6:00
10/16 Conscious Discipline Seminar 5:00-6:00
10/24 Fall Festival 6:00-7:30
10/30 Fall Parade
10/02 Sawyer S. 10/26 Vera
10/03 Gustavo. E 10/30 Charles
10/06 Liam M.
10/14 Kiana Z.
10/15 Ms. Heena
– 11th is Fire Prevention Week.
We will be talking about fire safety throughout the week and hopefully
the fire truck will be available for a visit.
The firefighters will talk about their equipment and gear and the
children will be able to crawl through the front seat of the truck. Parents are always welcome to come and take
The Conscious Discipline Seminar will be
held on Thursday October 16th from 5:00 – 6:00 pm and the Parent Organization Meeting will be Thursday October 9 at the same
time. Childcare will be provided. Fall Festival, to
be held on the CDRC playground, is also being planned for Friday October 24th
from 6:00-7:30. More information will be
sent home in the near future.
As a school, we practice
emergency drills. We begin in the month of September and continue throughout
the year. All of them are done for the purpose of creating a safe and secure
learning environment. We want to reassure you that these systems are in place
as well as inform you of the practices. These are standard operating procedures
in all schools and are not meant to alarm you but to make you aware of the
actions we take to assure the safety of all our students. It also helps the children learn to calmly
leave the building in the case of an emergency.
Anyone in the building during fire drills is required to participate in
the drill till the all clear is announced.
The last message we want to give your child is if mom or dad is here you
may leave with them during the drill. If
it were a real fire, because of the chaos, we may not know what happened to
your child. When attendance is taken and
your child is not there, it will put someone at risk going back into the
building looking for your child.
Rituals are the
most important part of creating our school family. Rituals produce calming
effect on children. Children count on a
specific thing to happen at a specific time in a specific way. Trust is established in this way. Without trust, children will not relax their
defenses enough to be guided. Without
guidance there is no discipline. Here is
an example of an “I Love You Ritual”.
Sit face to face.
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
(Palms face to
face, tapping each other’s finger tips)
What a wonderful child you are.
forward with hands on other person’s shoulders)
With bright eyes and nice round cheeks
(Draw a circle
on others cheeks with finger tips)
Talented person from head to feet.
(Tap head and
then foot of other person)
Assistant Director Mahreen Mian
Office Manager Judy Vaesa
Bear’s Teacher Jayne De La Rosa
Dolphin’s Teacher Loretta Triche
Cardinal’s Teacher Anjum Naeem
Manatee’s Teacher Nancy Winckler-Zuniga
alarm you but to make you aware of the actions we take to assure the safety of
all our students. It also helps the children learn to calmly leave the building
in the case of an emergency.Anyone in the building during fire drills is
required to participate in the drill till the all clear is announced. The last
message we want to give your child is if mom or dad is here you leave with them
during a drill. If this were a real fire, because of the chaos we may not know
what happened to your child. When attendance is taken and your child is not
there it will put someone at risk who goes back into the building looking for
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