March 2017, ECC News

KRECC has had so many wonderful activities happening lately and we are looking forward to April 30, when we celebrate KRECC’s 30th birthday. Please save the date, April 30th, from 4 pm- 7 pm, to celebrate! At our Tu Bishvat Family Program, children had an opportunity to engage in activities celebrating the Jewish birthday of [&hellip

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January 2017 – ECC News

KRECC has been busy with family events these past few months! In November, our Preschool Parent Organization (PPO) sponsored a book fair at Barnes and Noble at Ladue Crossing. Children who visited the book store participated in activities that included face painting, coloring pages with their favorite book characters, decorating Thanksgiving bookmarks, and listening to [&hellip

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November 2016 – ECC News

Our fall season has been busy, fun and full of learning. Children in our Starfish and Penguin classes visited Litzinger Ecology Center to learn about pollinators and took a trip to Thies Farm and Pumpkinland during Sukkot while learning about the High Holidays and the fall harvest. Our Starfish class participated in a STEAM program [&hellip

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September 2016 – ECC News

  Our new school year began on August 8th and we’ve been off to a great start! In addition to a successful summer camp filled with fun Olympic-themed activities (photos on back cover), the ECC received a generous donation from the Kol Rinah Sisterhood allowing us to make significant improvements to some of our aging [&hellip

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July 2016 – ECC News

As the school year came to a close, we held some really fun events for our children and families. For Yom Ha’Atzmaut, families gathered with their children to celebrate Israel’s 68th Birthday. During the family event, children decorated a birthday card, made an Israeli flag, colored a variety of sea creatures to hang in the [&hellip

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May 2016 – ECC News

Our Purim Family Program was a great success! Children paraded in their costumes through the ECC hallway into the lobby area where they were greeted by their families. Morah Suzy played Purim songs and we all sang along. After singing, everyone made their way back to the ECC where they participated in four different activities [&hellip

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March 2016 – ECC News

In January, we were very excited to host an evening of Professional Development for educators from all the Jewish Early Childhood Centers around the area.  Over 100 teachers came together to participate in an evening of learning that included developmentally appropriate strategies for dealing with challenging children, how to integrate social/emotional curriculum with infants and [&hellip

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January 2016 – ECC News

KRECC is having a busy winter! In November, our Preschool Parent Organization (PPO) sponsored a Scholastic Book Fair. Thank you to everyone who shopped. You supported our school and encouraged reading for young children. For Thanksgiving, children, families and staff joined together to sing, listened to a message of thankfulness from Rabbi Noah, and ate [&hellip

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November 2015 – ECC News

KRECC is off to a great start! Elyse and I are settling in and it has been wonderful getting to know our staff, families, and the children. This year in the ECC, one of our goals is building our school community. To start accomplishing this goal, our teachers have incorporated some techniques they were introduced [&hellip

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September 2015 – ECC News

It’s hard to believe that summer is winding down, a new school year beginning and the High Holidays upon us already. This year for the Kol Rinah Early Childhood Center, “new” takes on additional meaning as we begin our roles as the new Co-Directors. We look forward to getting to know our students, building relationships [&hellip

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