November 2018

  • November 1 – L.I.F.T.  from 12 to 1:30 pm “Kindergarten Readiness” with Andrew Hayes, Ambleside Principal

    Please join Andrew Hayes, Ambleside Principal and parent of a busy bee student, as he shares with us what to expect at kindergarten and tips on how to prepare your child for the transition to kindergarten.  Free childcare and light refreshments included. Please R.S.V.P. with this link: Kindergarten Readiness

  • November 2 – Wall of Fame

    To honor our veterans, we would love to display a picture of your family members who are in the military or once were in the military. If we could have the pictures before Nov. 2nd, we will post them in the foyer. We promise to return the pictures.

  • November 3 – Flapjack fundraiser at Applebees 7:30 to 9:30 am

Come have breakfast at Applebees along with your Busy Bee friends, families and staff.  Tickets may be purchased for $10 at the preschool office.  The breakfast consists of pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, milk, juice, coffee, soft drinks.  The class with the most sales wins a Class Pizza Party! Busy Bee receives $6 for every ticket purchased. For a reminder, please use this link: Flapjacks at Applebees

  • November Community Service Outreach Opportunity with Restoration Outreach Program:

Each year Bethany, Busy Bee and Restoration Outreach Program(ROP) together provide Thanksgiving meal boxes for 100 needy families near Colfax in Aurora. Our portion is 100 cans each of: • Green Beans • Yams • Corn • Or boxes of Jello  For more information about the work ROP does, please use this link:

Bring your donation to the foyer by Nov 11th.  Thank you!  If you need a reminder, please use this link: Busy Bee and Restoration Outreach Community Service

  • November 5 & 6 Vision Screening

    Children will receive Free Vision Screenings at the preschool.  We could use 2 volunteers to help get 2-3 kids from each classroom to the walker room where the vision screening is taken place and back to the classroom.  To volunteer please use this link: Vision Screening Volunteers

  • November 7, 8, and 9th – Veterans Day Presentations

    A special veteran guest comes into Busy Bee to speak to the children about the meaning of Veteran’s Day.

  • November 5th and 13th – Merry Andrew Afoot presenting “Stone Soup” at 11:00 am 

    This is a special skit presented for the children at Busy Bee. Parents are welcome to attend. MDO may attend either day.

  • November 12 & 13 Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Packing Community Service from 11 to 1:30 pm

    Join us for a shoe box packing party on either day or both if you’d like.November 12th and 13th – come anytime between 11 and 1:30 pm. We will offer free lunch bunch for those participating over the lunch hour and provide lunch for the volunteers. Please sign up so we can have appropriate staff for childcare with this link:  Operation Christmas Child

    Thank you for your participation with our community service project.

  • November 14 and 15th – Thanksgiving Feast at 11 am. MDO may join either day.

You and your loved ones are cordially invited to join us for a Thanksgiving Feast. The children will make “Stone Soup,” dance the Virginia Reel down the hallway and do a festive presentation in the lobby. We would love to have some volunteers to help with making soup, setting up and cleaning up.  To sign up to Volunteer please use this link: Thanksgiving Feast Volunteer Sign Up 

  • November 19 through November 23rd – NO SCHOOL

Thanksgiving Vacation

  • November 26th – December 14th : Butterbraid Sales for Christmas!  Pick up on 12/18
  • November 26 – 30 – Scholastic Book Fair

Makes a great stocking stuffer!

  • November 28, 29 & ( 30 for MDO) – Goodies & Grandparents 8:15 to 9:30 am in the Foyer

Give thanks for Grandparents! Grandparents enjoy goodies with their preschoolers before heading to class. For a reminder, please RSVP with this LINK: Goodies with Grandparents RSVP