The First Academy Preschool Newsletter, Week of March 10

Parents, please take a moment to mark your calendars. The following are important dates that you do not want to miss:

A Message from Sarah Donovan, Principal of the Extended Educational Programs
In a few days my daughter, Elle, is going to turn one. As I reflect on the blessings of her first year, I think about all of you- TCS, The First Hope, and Preschool parents. We have all been inducted into the ‘parent club’ and are forever bonded by this connection. What a joy to know that we are all on this journey together, not only with God at the helm, but with the comfort of knowing we are not alone. We can reach out to one another for love, support, and celebrations as parents. I encourage you to take time to celebrate one another and the amazing work you are doing as parents. So grateful for all of you!
Sarah Donovan

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

Teacher Appreciation Week
During the week of March 14th, we will be celebrating our fabulous teachers! Please help us shower our teachers in love by celebrating this special time where we can say “thank you” to our fabulous staff and teachers!

Please see below for the “theme” for each day and refer to your teacher’s favorite list (which came home “backpack express” from the preschool) to bless your teacher!
Monday: Teacher/Staff “Favorite Snack & Drink” Day

Tuesday: Teacher/Staff “Favorite Flower” Day
(Mason jar will be provided)
Teacher/Staff Appreciation Breakfast

Wednesday: Teacher/Staff “Favorite Sweet Treat”

Thursday: Teacher/Staff “Favorite Gift Card”
Teacher/Staff Appreciation Lunch
(Parent donations of soup, salad, bread, ice tea & desserts)

Friday: Teacher/Staff “Favorite Way To Relax”
(Candle, Body Lotion, Etc.)

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!

Annika (Miss Hope’s Class)

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Colton (Miss Judy/Miss Hiliana’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 and experiencing “Art History”:

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