• Our After School Program is now FULL. We do have room before school. Please come into the office for paperwork if you would like to be on the waitlist. We need all forms (including health form) handed in before you can be added to our waitlist.

    2017 Start of the school year NEWSLETTER
    PO Box 1368, Lafayette, CA 94549
    284-2121 FAX 284-3664

    DATES TO REMEMBER

    11 Aug. Last day for summer programs
    18 Aug. Kindergarten Parent/Child orientation 10am @ Merriewood
    21 Aug. First Day of Burton Valley School and Merriewood begins for School Age Care
    25 Aug. Nursery School visitation and orientation (sched. below)
    28 Aug. Nursery School Programs Begin
    4 Sept. Labor Day. Merriewood Closed
    19-21 Sept. TB and Flu shots (for all parent participators)

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    WAIT LIST STATUS
    At present, we have limited spaces in our 2day, 3day and 5day classes. Our After School Program is now FULL. We do have room before school. Please come into the office for paperwork if you would like to be on the waitlist. We need all forms (including health form) handed in before you can be added to our waitlist..

    BILLING
    Tuition for scheduled hours is due in advance each month. Extra unscheduled hours will be added to the next billing cycle. A statement will be emailed to you in the beginning of each month, with the “Amount Due” payable by the 10th. Please check the email address(es) with the office and inform us of any corrections to ensure receipt of future statements. Check payments may be mailed to our P.O. Box or dropped off in the office. A $25 late fee will be assessed if payment is not received by the due date.

    A billing cycle is comprised of a one month avg. period (4 weeks) for all school calendar months, with holiday weeks reflected accordingly

    For special circumstances, please contact the office in advance of the due date to make arrangements.

    A $15.00 handling fee will be charged for checks not clearing the bank when deposited.

    BEFORE YOUR CHILD BEGINS

    TUITION It may be brought in or mailed. IT IS DUE NO LATER THAN AUGUST 19TH. This tuition is based on your child's schedule. Your bill reflects your August/ September tuition. If you need to change your schedule, you may do so by coming into the office and filling out the correct form. Please double check that we have your correct schedule.

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    FORMS REQUIRED BEFORE YOUR CHILD BEGINS (update all info on your child’s information sheet)

    1. Emergency card - An emergency card filled out in pen on both sides and hand-carried to us. We need an updated one each fall. If you turned in a new one for su
    mmer, you do not need another one. Please do not fold it.
    2. Health Form We must have a health form signed by a doctor if your child is:
    a. new to us,
    b. going into kindergarten,
    c. going into third grade.
    3. Admission Agreement - If we don't have it, you will find it in the office
    4. Family Report - We would like as much information about your child and family as possible in order to plan our program. If you are returning and there is nothing new, there is only the admission agreement to return.
    5 Parent & Personal Rights forms signed and returned
    6. Peanut Allergy form signed
    7. Bus form (k)

    INCOMING KINDERGARTENERS & PARENTS!!!

    AUGUST 18- KINDERGARTEN PARENT/CHILD ORIENTATION AT MERRIEWOOD (before Lemonade Day at Burton Valley Kindergarten). 10:00

    THIS IS MANDATORY FOR ALL KINDERGAREN PARENTS AND CHILDREN (even if they were in Nursery School at Merriewood)

    NEW PARENT ORIENTATION FOR INCOMING FIRST THROUGH FIFTH GRADERS.
    New 1st through 5th grade parents. Please contact Kevin, Mim or Bonnie to meet before school starts if needed.

    NURSERY SCHOOL CHILDREN & PARENTS !!!

    AUGUST 25 NURSERY SCHOOL PARENT/CHILD ORIENTATION
    It is mandatory for beginning the year. All Pre-school programs will meet from 9:00-9:45am

    NURSERY SCHOOL PARENT PARTICIPATION FOR TUITION CREDIT
    Working in your child's class is a rewarding experience for you and your child. We like to have one parent per day in each class. You will receive $12.50 credit for 2 1/2 hours of participation. Come to the meeting on Friday, Aug. 25 to find out more and to let us know what days will work for you. (Children are welcome to this meeting). Please bring a negative TB test result from your doctor, if you are new this year. We will offer T.B. tests through the VNA (Visiting Nurses Association) September 19-21.

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