Author Archives: Elisabeth Weston

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Gym Floor Refinishing: Day 2

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They’ve finished the sanding and are getting ready to put on the first coat of sealer. See how different it looks already! After two coats of sealer, the basketball/volleyball lines will be painted back on and allowed to dry for … Continue reading

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Menu: Week of 10-01-12

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Monday, 10/1 Breakfast: cereal / fresh fruit / milk Morning snack: apples / peanut butter Afternoon snack: pretzel rods / yogurt Tuesday, 10/2 Breakfast: waffles / fresh fruit / milk Morning snack: strawberries / saltines Afternoon snack: corn chips / … Continue reading

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Menu: Week of 9-24-12

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Monday, 9/24 Breakfast: cereal / fresh fruit / milk Morning snack: apples / peanut butter Afternoon snack: corn chips / salsa Tuesday, 9/25 Breakfast: waffles / fresh fruit / milk Morning snack: string cheese / oyster crackers Afternoon snack: green … Continue reading

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Gymnasium Zamboni

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Last spring, at EC3’s annual fundraising auction, we did a “reverse auction” to raise additional funds for improvements that might not be feasible using tuition funds. (Being a responsible nonprofit organization, we try hard to take in only what we … Continue reading

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What is the “program,” anyway?

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The recent EC3 parent survey was rife with questions about the program: Do teachers share information about things happening in the PROGRAM? Do staff members help you get to know other families in the PROGRAM? Are you invited to participate … Continue reading

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2012 EC3 Auction: Big Prizes, Bigger Goal

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In less than one week, EC3 will hold it’s annual fundraising auction. I’m not even sure how many of these we’ve done, but it must be approaching twenty. What started as a simple event to bid out cute little art … Continue reading

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Lansing School Restructuring Means New Choices for Parents

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Most of EC3’s families live in Lansing, and many send their children to Lansing schools after EC3 graduation. This year, several changes are slated that will have a direct impact on the choices available for these families–a couple elementary schools … Continue reading

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Foster Grandparent Program Needs Volunteers

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EC3 has been partnering with the Foster Grandparent program for more than a year, and we love having “grandmas” in several classrooms to assist the teachers and engage with the children. The program is recruiting new volunteers to serve at … Continue reading

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Free Vision Screening for Infants

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The following is an editorial written by State Representative Barb Byrum (D-Onondaga). If you have questions about this commentary, please contact Rep. Byrum’s office by calling (517) 373-0587. Something that parents should consider adding to the schedule (in addition to … Continue reading

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The Audit, Part 2: or, Working Through the Department of Redundancy Department

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Remember the movie “Groundhog Day,” where Bill Murray’s character wakes up each day to find that it’s the same day over and over again? Welcome to my world. I’m sure it’s not unusual for a first-time audit to take longer than … Continue reading

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