2016 – 2017 CENTER ACTIVITIES

2016


DATE
CENTER ACTIVITIES
LOCATION
SEPTEMBER
THEME:  WELCOME / SCHOOL AND FRIENDSHIP – 6-weeks

1 Thursday
EarlyLearn NYC Approved
STAFF DEVELOPMENT #1
CENTER CLOSED

2 Friday
EarlyLearn NYC Approved
STAFF DEVELOPMENT #2
CENTER CLOSED

5 Monday
LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
CENTER CLOSED

6 Tuesday
UPK ONLY - PARENT ORIENTATION5-6 PM / GYM

8 Wednesday
Start of  2015-2016 Academic Term
All Classes

9 Friday
Grandparents Day – Do Something Grand
8:30 – 9:30 / All Classrooms
​UPK only – Dismissal at 1PM

12 MondayEid-Al-Ad Holiday
UPK Only – Non-Attendance

20 TuesdayDad’s Take Your Child To SchoolALL CLASSES

26-30 Mon-FriLocal Firehouse VisitsScheduled by Staff
OCTOBER
THEME:  MY FIVE SENSES / SCHOOL AND FRIENDSHIP, con’t. / AUTUMN CHANGES

3-4 Mon-TuesRosh Hashanah Holiday
UPK only – Non-Attendance

7 Friday
EarlyLearn NYC Approved STAFF DEVELOPMENT #3
CENTER CLOSED

12 Wednesday
Yom Kippur Holiday
UPK only – Non-Attendance

20 Thursday
PARENT MTG. w/ DIRECTOR
PAC ELECTIONS will take place at this meeting.
​Interested in serving on this
​Ad Hoc Committee – Contact the Director.
5:30PM – 6:30PM / Playroom
Light refreshments will be served
Details forthcoming

24 Monday​
EarlyLearn NYC Approved
STAFF DEVELOPMENT #4
CENTER CLOSED

28 Friday
Center Activity # 1
AMAZING MAGIC SHOW w/ EMILIO
WTDCC PLAYROOM
ALL CLASSES / 10:30AM

31 Monday
Halloween Celebration
Costumes Parade / Class Celebrations
​NOVEMBER
THEME: ALL ABOUT US / CLOTHING

8 TuesdayChancellor’s Conference
UPK only – Non-Attendance

16 Wednesday
Center Activity #2
Shadow Box Theatre – Tobias Turkey
Followed by Harvest Luncheon in Classes
All Classrooms - Parents Welcome
10:30AM-11:30AM / Playroom
Parents Welcome

4 FridayEarlyLearn NYC Approved
STAFF DEVELOPMENT #5
CENTER CLOSED

24-25 Thurs/FriTHANKSGIVING HOLIDAYCENTER CLOSED
DECEMBER
THEME:  WHERE WE LIVE / HOLIDAY TIME

9 FridayEarlyLearn NYC Approved
STAFF DEVELOPMENT #6
CENTER CLOSED

12-16 Mon.-Fri.Parent/Teacher Conference  #1
ALL CLASSES

15 ThursdayCenter Activity #3
Children’s Holiday Luncheon Celebration
Children’s Holiday Party
All Classrooms
Visit from Santa
Parents Welcome

20 TuesdayPAJAMA DAY for All Classes
Center Activity #4
Serving Breakfast for Lunch
Children wear PJ’s to school

26 Dec – 2 JanWINTER RECESS / UPK ONLYCENTER CLOSED

23 & 26 Fri - MonCHRISTMAS – HOLIDAYCENTER CLOSED

29 FridayNew Year HolidayCENTER CLOSED

2017


​DATE
CENTER ACTIVITIES
LOCATION
​JANUARY
THEME:  WOW! IT’S WINTER /  TRANSPORTATION / BUILDINGS

2 Monday
NEW YEAR’S DAY HOLIDAY
CENTER CLOSED

13 Friday
EarlyLearn NYC Approved
STAFF DEVELOPMENT #7
CENTER CLOSED

16 Monday
Martin Luther King - HOLIDAY
CENTER CLOSED
​FEBRUARY
THEME:  LIGHT / DENTAL HEALTH MONTH

3 Friday
EarlyLearn NYC Approved
STAFF DEVELOPMENT #8
CENTER CLOSED

20 Monday
PRESIDENT’S DAY  - HOLIDAY
CENTER CLOSED

20-24 Mon-Fri
MID-WINTER RECESS
UPK ONLY – Non-Attendance

28 Tuesday
Center Activity #5
Multi-Cultural Celebration including
Celebratory Luncheon
10:30AM-11:30AM / Playroom
Shadow Box Theatre : “How The Turtle
Got Its Shell”
MARCH
​THEME:  WATER / SPRING IS COMING 

10 Friday
EarlyLearn NYC Approved
STAFF DEVELOPMENT #9
CENTER CLOSED

13-17 Mon.-Fri.
Parent/Teacher Conferences  #2
ALL CLASSES

21 Tuesday
Center Activity #6
Celebrate Springtime and Easter
10:30AM – ALL CLASSES
Anna Kravits Sing-a-Long
APRIL
THEME:  PLANTS / GROWING AND CHANGING
7 FridayEarlyLearn NYC Approved
STAFF DEVELOPMENT #10
CENTER CLOSED

10-18 Mon-TuesSPRING RECESS – UPK ONLY
Non-Attendance Days

14 Friday
Good Friday
Early Dismissal at 1:00PM

21 Friday
Center Activity #7
EARTH DAY Celebration
10:30AM-11:30AM / Playroom
Shadow Box Theatre Performance of
“Little Is Big” - Parents Welcome
MAY
THEME:  SPRINGTIME / BABIES
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4 Thursday
School Pictures
by Lauren Scott Photographers
9:30AM – 12:00PM 
PAYMENT / Package Selection

12 Friday
Center Activity #8 Muffins with
​Mom Celebrate Mother’s Day
Classrooms 8:30-9:15
FREE Breakfast with your child

15 Monday
EarlyLearn NYC Approved
STAFF DEVELOPMENT #11
CENTER CLOSED

17 Wednesday
PARENT MEETING w/ DIRECTOR
5:30PM – 6:30PM / Playroom
Light refreshments will be served

30 Monday
MEMORIAL DAY - HOLIDAY
CENTER CLOSED
​JUNE
THEME:  TRANSFORMATION / MOVING-UP & MOVING-ON

2 Friday
EarlyLearn NYC Approved
STAFF DEVELOPMENT #12
CENTER CLOSED

8 Thursday
Chancellor’s Day / UPK ONLY
Non-Attendance Day

14 Wednesday
Class Activity #9
Hands-On Petting Zoo
WTDCC PLAYGROUND
ALL CLASSES / 10:30AM

16 Friday
Center Activity #10 Donuts with Dad
​Celebrate Father’s Day
Classrooms 8:30AM -9:15AM

12-16 Mon.-Fri.Parent/Teacher Conferences #3
ALL CLASSES
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26 MondayMoving-Up Ceremony – 2A

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27 Tuesday
Moving-Up Ceremony
3A, 3B - Preschool
10:30 – 12:00PM PLAYROOM
Light Refreshments following ceremony
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28 Wednesday
GRADUATION
4A, 4B, 4C – Universal Pre-K
Last Day for UPK Only Graduates
10:30AM – 12:00 PM PLAYROOM
Light Refreshments following ceremony

Westchester Tremont Day Care Center, Inc.


​2015-2016 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
Eleven (11) Non-Attendance Days
CENTER CLOSED

Independence Day
Monday, July 4, 2016
​Labor Day
Monday, September 5, 2016
Thanksgiving
Thurs, November 24, 2016
Fri, November 25, 2016
​Christmas
Friday, December 23, 2016
​Monday, December 26, 2016
​New Year
Friday, December 30, 2016
Friday, January 2, 2017
​Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, January 16, 2017
​President’s Day 
Monday, February 20, 2017
Memorial Day
Monday, May 29, 2017


(718) 863-3230

2016-2017 SPECIAL EVENTS SCHEDULE


PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES

#1: December 12-16, 2016
#2 March 13-17, 2017
#3: June 12-16, 2017​

PARENT MEETING WITH DIRECTOR ◊ 5:00PM – 6:00PM ◊ Playroom

FALL: Thursday, October 20, 2016
SPRING: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

12 ACS / Early Learn NYC APPROVED Professional Development Days

CENTER CLOSED – Kindly make alternate childcare arrangements

​#1 Thursday, September 1, 2016 - Orientation

#2 Friday, September 2, 2016 - Orientation

#3 Friday, October 7, 2016 – Social-Emotional Development Strategies

#4 Monday, October 24, 2016- School Readiness Strategies for Developmental Variations

#5 Friday, November 18, 2016 – Room Arrangements: Spaces to Maximize Learning

#6 Friday, December 9, 2016 – Developing Executive Functions in Children

#7 Friday, January 13, 2017 – Creating a Safe & Caring Classroom Community

#8 Friday, February 3, 2017 – Building Resilience: Teaching Grit & Problem Solving

#9 Friday, March 10, 2017 – Positive Behavior and Intervention Support Techniques

#10 Friday, April 7, 2017 – Strengthening Language and Listening Challenges

#11 Monday, May 15, 2017 – The Impact of Complex Trauma on Learning

#12 Friday, June 2, 2017 – Effects of Poverty and Stress: A Proactive Approach

12 FAMILY & COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS

Location:  Parent Resource Room ◊ Time:  8:30-9:30AM

#1 Friday, September 9, 2016 – Pedestrian Safety

#2 Friday, October 14, 2016 – Developmental Milestones

#3 Thursday, October 20, 2016* (Parent Meeting w/ Director) – Parent Orientation

#4 Thursday, November 17, 2016 – Handling Stress

#5 Friday, December 2, 2016 – Promoting Literacy

#6 Friday, January 6, 2017 – Nutrition Education

#7 Friday, February 10, 2017 – Battling Obesity

#8 Friday, March 8, 2017 – Role of Fatherhood

#9 Thursday, April 9, 2017 – Infectious Disease Prevention

#10 Friday, May 5, 2017 – Child Abuse and Maltreatment (CAM) Prevention

#11 Wednesday, May 17 2017* (Parent Meeting w/ Director) – Transitions

#12 Friday, June 9, 2017 – Financial Literacy

On The Calendar

Calendar of Events
2016 - 2017 School Year

Family and Community Partnerships are very important to us.  Please join us for special events and celebrate
your child's learning activities.

Westchester Tremont Day Care Center

2547 East Tremont Avenue • Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 824-7390  Phone  |   (718) 863-3230  Fax
Email:  wtdccdirector@optimum.net |   www.wtdcc.com

(718) 824-7390

2547 E. Tremont Ave. Bronx, NY 10461