INTRODUCING OUR NEW ASSISTANT DIRECTOR!
Melanie Mullins joins us as the new Assistant Director of the CDC. We are delighted to welcome her and encourage all our families to introduce themselves. Originally from California, Melanie has been in Knoxville for the last ten years. Before joining the Child Development Center she was a student at Maryville College, a full time mom and most recently worked for Great Schools Partnership as a site coordinator. She brings a wealth of knowledge about the Knoxville parenting community and is an active volunteer with TN Achieves, Baby & Co., and Bridge Refugee Services. Melanie’s 3 year old Hawke is in his third year at the CDC and 11 month old Penny Mae will be attending for the first time this summer. Melanie loves crafting, sewing, CrossFit, and Star Wars and particularly enjoys hands on learning and creating art with children. She is very excited to join the CDC team and learn from the amazing and experienced teachers and to get to know all our students and families better. You can reach Melanie at firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE NOTE: We have changed banks! All future checks/payments for the CDC must be made payable to First United Methodist Church.
DATE CHANGE!!! Our End of Year Program has been changed to Thursday, 5/17 at 9:30 a.m. Parents in the 2’s, 3’s, 4’s and TK classes are invited to join us as we celebrate our year and “graduate” our rising Kindergarten friends!
The last day of our preschool program is Friday, 5/18. Our summer preschool program will begin on Tuesday, 5/29. Full day students only will be here the week of 5/21-5/25.
CELEBRATING GAIL! Thank you to all who joined us on Sunday, 4/29 to celebrate Gail and honor her service to the CDC. Gail served faithfully for over 13 years, guiding the program, mentoring staff and creating a community of families and lifelong friends. We are all grateful for her love and commitment to the program. Students serenaded Gail during the 10:45 worship service with a medley of songs, then continued the celebration with a picnic lunch at the pavilion! Gail continues to serve the CDC as our lead Toddler’s teacher! We love you, Gail!!!
SUNSCREEN REMINDER! As the weather gets warmer and our playground times get longer, please double check with your child’s teacher to make sure you have completed a sunscreen permission slip and that we have a full bottle of labeled sunscreen for your child.
HAVE YOU “LIKED” US ON FACEBOOK? If not, please search “Child Development Center of Knoxville First UMC” and click “like” and “follow.” This is a great way for families to get sneak peeks into our busy days of fun and learning at the CDC!
The CDC 2018 – 2019 CALENDAR HAS BEEN PUBLISHED! Please click the attached document to download next year’s school calendar and “save the date” for Sunday, 8/19 at 4:00 as we kick off the new school year with an ice cream social!