UNF Child Development Research Center
June & July 2015
6/3 Last Day VPK
6/12 Water Play Day
6/18 Library visit 9:45
6/19 Nigerian Cultural performance 9 am
6/23 visit to UNF TV station 9:45 am sharp
6/26 water play day
6/30 Silly Hat Day
7/2 4th of July picnic at lake Oneida 11 am sharp
7/3 4th of July holiday school closed
7/7 Backwards day
7/10 Water play day
7/14 Mud day
Police chief reads to children 10 am
Visit to UNF TV station 9:45
7/17 Silly Feet Day
7/21 Library visit 9:45
7/24 Water play day
7/30 Bubbles day
Jacob B. 7/12
Ms. Naga 7/15
Timothy H. 7/25 Jahan D
ends on June 3rd and although some children will be staying throughout the
summer, many will be leaving CDRC. It’s
been a wonderful year and we thank you for sharing your children with us.
year we will be closing down the Manatees classroom for the summer. The children
will move to their new classroom the week of June 8th. This is a
very exciting time for the children because they get to explore a new classroom
and meet new friends and teachers.
will begin with a big bang on June 12th with Water Play Day. Children should bring bathing suits, towels
and shoes, which can get wet, to enjoy Water Play Days. Please apply sunscreen to your child before
coming to school. Other special days such
as library day, silly hat day etc. have also been planned during the summer and
your child’s teacher will let you know more about them.
Once again we are all beginning to think about
hurricane season. If we need to evacuate
the center due to power outages or other emergencies, CDRC needs current phone
numbers for all parents. Please let us know if your numbers have
changed. In case of an emergency, this is our means of contacting you.
Ticks and Lyme disease
Now that warm weather is here, it’s tick season
again in Florida. Ticks can carry Lyme
disease which has tripled nationwide since 1993. Lyme disease begins with a bull’s eye shaped
rash and vague, flu-like symptoms.
Without treatment, Lyme can progress with potentially disabling effects,
like severe arthritis, fatigue, numbness in the hands or feet and neurological
problems. Caught early, the Lyme
bacteria usually can be wiped out with antibiotics. But many cases go undetected for years because
people, though sick, often don’t know they’ve been bitten by a tick or don’t
develop the tell-tale rash. To reduce
your chances of a tick bite:
§ Avoid likely tick-infested
areas such as wooded, bushy areas or places with high grass and leaf litter.
§ When in a likely tick
area, wear insect repellant with 20% DEET or more.
§ Light colored clothing
helps you spot ticks more easily.
§ Before going indoors,
perform a tick check on yourself or child.
§ If a tick is found, use a
fine-tipped tweezers to remove. Grab the
tick close to the skin and do not twist or jerk.
CDRC Summer Staff
Director Pam Bell
Assistant Director Mahreen Mian
Manager Erica Calorel
Dolphin’s Lead Teacher Melissa Leone
Cardinal’s Lead Teacher Nancy Winckler Zuniga
Bear’s Lead Teacher Brianna Pollack
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