The First Academy Preschool Newsletter, Week of Mar. 3

Parents, please take a moment to mark your calendars. The following are important dates that you do not want to miss:
● Thursday, March 10th Grandparents’ Day @ 9:45am (Details to Follow)
● Week of March 14th-18th Teacher Appreciation Week
● Week of March 21st-March 25th Spring Break (No School)
● Monday, March 28th Easter Holiday (No School)

A Message from Sarah Donovan, Principal of the Extended Educational Programs
“God couldn’t be everywhere and so he made Grandparents.” We are so looking forward to our Grandparent’s Day events at TCS, The First Hope, and our Preschool. The Preschool is hosting their Grandparent’s Day at 9:45AM on Thursday, March 10th for all age groups. TCS (K-5 classes) and The First Hope (K-5 inclusion classes and transitions+) are hosting Their Grandparent’s Day events at 1:00PM on Thursday, March 10th in Room 215/225 at TCS. You can also purchase a special TFA Grandparent’s T-shirt through TFA’s school store! We can’t wait to show our Grandparents how much they are loved at these special TEEP events.

Sarah Donovan

Note From Mrs. Grayson Merritt (Director/Assistant Principal)
So many exciting events coming up to chat about:

Grandparents’ Day
Please invite your child’s special grandparent or grandfriend to join us in their class from 9:45am-10:45am. Your child and their special “grand” will share a special snack, and story or craft. If you child’s grandparent doesn’t live nearby please invite a special grandfriend maybe from church or your neighborhood.

Teacher Appreciation Week
During the week of March 14th, we will be celebrating our fabulous teachers! This is where we need your help. We are looking for a momma (or a couple of mommas) to help make this week special for our staff. Some ideas could be to coordinate a bagel coffee or maybe a potluck soup and salad lunch. You could simply ask for food donations or do a collection and then purchase goodies for staff eith donation.

We will have a theme for each like bring in your teacher’s favorite snack day, etc. but would like to do something a little extra for the teachers. If you are interested in helping to “shower our teachers in love”, please email Grayson (

Summer Camp
Summer is right around the corner! We have begun online registration for summer camp. There will be 2 sessions with 2-day, 3-day and 5-day options: Session I (Monday, June 6th-Thursday, June 30th) and Session II (Tuesday, June 5th-Friday, July 22nd). Please register today so we can hold your spot! For more information and pricing, visit our website:

Please welcome our new friends to our school family!

British (Mrs. Joayna’s Class)

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Kipton (Mrs. Joayana’s Class)

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Jillian (Mrs. Judy’s Class)

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Thank you for making our preschool such an incredible place to serve! Wishing you a wonderful rest of your week!


Mrs. Grayson Merritt

TFA Preschool Spotlight:
Our 2’s & 3’s learning about art history (Michaelangelo, Pollack, Van Gogh, OH MY)!

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● Tuition is due by the 10th of the month
● Please be sure to label all cups, lunch boxes, and backpacks
● Please be sure to update the office if you have any changes in your contact information by calling Ms. Shonna (407)206-8704.

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