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November 2023 Bright Beginnings Bulletin

The cold weather has come upon us.  Please label your child’s winter wear, so if it becomes misplaced we can be sure to get it back to them.  

With 80% of our families participating, our total sales were $4401.93 from the Gertens Fundraiser.   The proceeds from the sales will help provide in house guests and offset fieldtrip expenses for Bright Beginnings Christian Preschool!  We want to thank everyone who participated in helping our school make this a successful fundraiser! 

There will be no school on Tuesday, November 7th.

Scholastic Books orders are due Wednesday, November 8th. If you are purchasing books for your student as a Holiday gift(s), and don’t want them to see the book(s), send a text to the school at 763-639-9876 requesting your order to be placed in a bag.  Please remember there is NO obligation to order.  If you do decide to purchase books, go to on the home page, under forms & links and click on Online Book Order or go to and order your books online with a credit card.  (If you don’t have an account, you will need to create one.) Step 1: create an account, Step 2: click on parent, Step 3: click on find your child’s teacher, Step 4: enter 55369 for the zip code and click search, Step 5: scroll down to Bright Beginnings Christian Ps, click next, Step 6: select the teacher, Magner, Carrie, click next. Step 7: create an account.  The next time you want to place an order all you have to do is sign in.

Individual and class pictures will be taken on November 8th and 9th during your child’s regular class time. Forms are attached and need to be returned to preschool on or before picture day.

It is hard to believe that one third of the school year has almost passed.  Tuition for the second trimester is due on or before November 15th.  Tuition amounts are: 2 day $636. – 3 day 2.5hr $861. – 3 day Pre-K PLUS 3 hr $1,032. & Little Explorers afternoon class $1032 unless you have a voucher discount of $50 per trimester.

Conference times will be available for you to sign up for a slot soon.  Conferences are on November 20th and 21st.  Conferences for the 3 day classes will be on Monday, Nov. 20th. Conferences for the 2 day class will be on Tuesday morning, November 21st.  Conferences will last 10 minutes for each class, except for students in the Pre-Kindergarten PLUS Class, their’s will be 15 minutes each.  Students may attend conferences. If your student has Mrs. Schlicht in the morning, and Mrs. Hoitink in the afternoon, your conferences will follow one after the other.  There will be no classes for students on these days.

School will be closed on Wednesday, November 22nd through the 24th in recognition of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

The delivery of the 2023 Gertens Fundraiser will be in the afternoon/early evening on Tuesday, November 28th after we return from Thanksgiving. Look for a  “Remind” to be sent out with more details on November 28th. 

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“In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God for you in Jesus Christ”
1 Thessalonians 5:18

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