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  • ** THIS WEEK ** NEW CAR HANGTAG PICK-UP: Tuesday, December 18th, and Wednesday, December 19th, from 7-10am and 3-5pm only. All First Environments staff and families can trade in their old car hangtag for a new one in the FEELC lobby during the above listed times. Please note that the tags will only be available at these times and you must bring in your old tag to return. If you are not able to pick up your new hangtag during the above times, you will be responsible for going to the badge office at the EPA, and this may require an appointment. **You will be allowed to sign for your spouse's tag if necessary.**

  • FEELC HOLIDAY COLLECTION/GIFTS TEACHER AND STAFF: A big thank you to all of our families and your generous donations towards your classroom teachers and FEELC support staff. Your kindness and support means a great deal to all of us. The envelopes up front labelled Specials/Rotating Staff and Kitchen staff will be collected on Wednesday, December 19th to be distributed to staff on Thursday December 20th. Your individual classroom Room Parents have communicated dates when contributions for your class teachers will be collected.

  • AMAZON CLASSROOM WISH LISTS: A wonderful way to directly support your child's classroom is to find an item on their classroom wish lists.  Some classrooms are still working on creating one, but you will find that many have.  Below is a link to each individual list.  Your order will be directly shipped to FE. sure to notify Trudi Tuinstra ( of any purchases so they can be delivered to the right classroom. Thank you for your support of our school!

    FEELC Amazon Wish Lists


    Please remember that a total of 6 parent hours is needed per family by December 30, 2018. Please obtain the status of your parent hours here: FEELC Current Parent Hour Totals. This table reflects hours as of the date noted in the table. The table is updated manually at least monthly (more often towards the end of the year). It is organized alphabetically by child's last name, and covers hours completed since JANUARY 1, 2018. Please submit your parent hours here. THANK YOU for sharing your time and talent!

    Please remember to follow the safety guidelines outlined in the Parent Handbook (see section 4.4.2 Parking Lot Safety) when parking in the FEELC parking lot. Cars must be turned off when unattended.


  • Minutes from the July 25, 2018, meeting are available here. Catch up on any details you may have missed!

  • Please note that the Board members for the 2018-2019 school year are listed below:

    • Anna Sacks

    • Bill LeFew (voted in by the current Board to fill the 1-year vacancy)

    • Kristin Lichti-Kaiser

    • Mercy Arana

    • Sania W. Tong Argao


Volunteer Opportunities

MENUS for the WEEK OF DEcember 17-21, 2018



Last Updated 12/17/2018