May
17
9:15am 9:15am

Dental Health Day at VCC, Inc.

A Dental Hygienist and her helper, Rosie the Dog, from Albany Pediatric Dental is coming to VCC, Inc. to teach the children about dental health and why it is important to keep your teeth clean. She is coming to enrich our February Curriculum that focuses partly on Dental Hygiene and to remind the children about keeping up with their healthy teeth habits! She will be starting at Altamont Elementary School at 9:15am, will then go to Pine Bush Elementary School at 10:00am, and will finish at Farnsworth Middle School at 11:00am.

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Apr
25
8:30am 8:30am

Dance Instruction

Miss Julia is a dance instructor who has been teaching ballet for many, many years. She danced in the Hungarian Ballet as a principal ballerina and has a true passion for the art. She now teaches dance to people of all ages. She will be coming to the classrooms on Tuesday mornings. She will start at Altamont Elementary School at 8:30am so make sure to be on-time that day! She will be at Pine Bush for 9:30 and Farnsworth for 10:30.

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Apr
24
7:30am 7:30am

Week of the Young Child

We will be celebrating with NAEYC this year. We will do Music Monday, Tasty Tuesday, Work Together Wednesday, Artsy Thursday, and Family Friday. We will also be inviting mystery readers to come in all week long, this can be parents, grandparents, siblings, etc. Bring your favorite book from home to share or pick one of ours! Watch for sign-ups in each classroom as we get closer. Each classroom will also be making their own classroom book, this book will celebrate families and what they do at home together. Each family will be asked to make a page together at home and bring it in to help make the book. We will then read it together during the Family Friday celebration. And there will be posters outside of each classroom, so that you can write to your child’s teacher a note of appreciation of their fine work with your child.  It will be an exciting week for all! Finally, we will celebrate our children that have read 100 books since September. 100 books certifications will be handed out and those children will receive special recognition for their efforts. If your family has made sure that your children read 120 books on your own (without the use of our lending library), please let us know so that we can celebrate their achievement too!

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Apr
21
8:00am 8:00am

Earth Day Celebration

In the morning the children will be participating in a clean-up of our outside space. The classroom teachers recycle with the children almost daily but we will really be focusing on our Earth and why it is important to keep it clean! Come in and check out our recycled art projects we have been working on!

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Apr
18
8:30am 8:30am

Dance Instruction

Miss Julia is a dance instructor who has been teaching ballet for many, many years. She danced in the Hungarian Ballet as a principal ballerina and has a true passion for the art. She now teaches dance to people of all ages. She will be coming to the classrooms on Tuesday mornings. She will start at Altamont Elementary School at 8:30am so make sure to be on-time that day! She will be at Pine Bush for 9:30 and Farnsworth for 10:30.

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Apr
11
8:30am 8:30am

Dance Instruction

Miss Julia is a dance instructor who has been teaching ballet for many, many years. She danced in the Hungarian Ballet as a principal ballerina and has a true passion for the art. She now teaches dance to people of all ages. She will be coming to the classrooms on Tuesday mornings. She will start at Altamont Elementary School at 8:30am so make sure to be on-time that day! She will be at Pine Bush for 9:30 and Farnsworth for 10:30.

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Apr
4
8:30am 8:30am

Dance Instruction

Miss Julia is a dance instructor who has been teaching ballet for many, many years. She danced in the Hungarian Ballet as a principal ballerina and has a true passion for the art. She now teaches dance to people of all ages. She will be coming to the classrooms on Tuesday mornings. She will start at Altamont Elementary School at 8:30am so make sure to be on-time that day! She will be at Pine Bush for 9:30 and Farnsworth for 10:30.

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Mar
28
8:30am 8:30am

Dance Instruction

Miss Julia is a dance instructor who has been teaching ballet for many, many years. She danced in the Hungarian Ballet as a principal ballerina and has a true passion for the art. She now teaches dance to people of all ages. She will be coming to the classrooms on Tuesday mornings. She will start at Altamont Elementary School at 8:30am so make sure to be on-time that day! She will be at Pine Bush for 9:30 and Farnsworth for 10:30.

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Mar
2
7:30am 7:30am

Crazy Hat Day at Club Fed!

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” -Dr. Seuss 

VCC, Inc. will be celebrating Dr. Seuss' Birthday with Crazy Hat Day. We will be making hats or children can bring their craziest hats from home!

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Dec
27
8:30am 8:30am

Dance Instruction

Miss Julia is a dance instructor who has been teaching ballet for many, many years. She danced in the Hungarian Ballet as a principal ballerina and has a true passion for the art. She now teaches dance to people of all ages. She will be coming to the classrooms on Tuesday mornings. She will start at Altamont Elementary School at 8:30am so make sure to be on-time that day! She will be at Pine Bush for 9:30 and Farnsworth for 10:30.

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Dec
26
to Dec 30

Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a Pan-African holiday which celebrates family, community and culture. Kwanzaa begins on the 26th of December and continues until the 1st of January. During the week of Kwanzaa the children will learn about the cultural significance of the holiday, such as the meaning of the three colors of Kwanzaa (black, red, and green) and the traditions that take place during it. 

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Dec
26
to Dec 30

Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a Jewish celebration, also know as the Feast of Dedication. This year Hanukkah begins the evening of December 24th and continues until the evening of January 1st. Throughout the school week during Hanukkah, the children will learn about the cultural significance of the holiday and the Jewish traditions that take place during it, such as the lighting of the Menorah!

 

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Dec
20
8:30am 8:30am

Dance Instruction

Miss Julia is a dance instructor who has been teaching ballet for many, many years. She danced in the Hungarian Ballet as a principal ballerina and has a true passion for the art. She now teaches dance to people of all ages. She will be coming to the classrooms on Tuesday mornings. She will start at Altamont Elementary School at 8:30am so make sure to be on-time that day! She will be at Pine Bush for 9:30 and Farnsworth for 10:30.

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