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Stepping Stones - Cornerstone's Weekly News - 5-11-18
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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Dear Parents, Families, and Guardians,

Thank you so much for the thoughtful and beautiful and TASTY celebration of Teacher Appreciation Day!!

Also, we hope each and every one of you mothers, grandmothers, aunties, and caregivers had a very Happy Mother’s Day weekend!



Notes and Reminders

***Reminder that Boys and Girls Club is closed Monday, May 14. Please make arrangements to pick you children up by 4:00. Thank you.


Items from Home

Many small toys and trinkets have been coming to school. Please revisit the expectation that items from home do not come to school and help your children check backpacks and pockets before they leave for school. Thank you, everyone, for your support with this!


Literacy Night Preparations

Cornerstone Literacy Night is Monday, May 21 from 5:30 to 7:00. In preparation we are looking for Book Donations! Please consider donating books for the Book Swap! Books can be delivered May 7-18.


Cornerstone Café is rescheduled for Friday, June 1 at 8:30 a.m.


World Café has been rescheduled for June 23rd. Early childhood families, please mark your calendars and watch for more news about this event and how you can share your thoughts about what supports might be helpful to you in your roles as parents of young children!


MCA Testing is over! Congratulations to Chris and to all the children for working so hard! Parents, you will receive results from the state in late August/early September.


Boys and Girls Club Dates Closed

Boys and Girls Club will be closed on these dates. Please mark your calendars and plan accordingly. Thank you.

  • Monday, May 14
  • Monday – Friday, May 28 – June 1  
  • Monday – Friday, June 4-8


Upcoming important dates:

  • Monday, May 21 ~ Cornerstone Literacy Night 5:30 – 7:00
  • Monday, May 28 ~ NO SCHOOL; Memorial Day Holiday
  • Friday, June 1 ~ Cornerstone Café 8:30 – 9:30
  • Thursday, June 7
    • Kindergarten Fly Up (morning for kindergarteners and their parents)
    • Sixth Year Graduation (afternoon for graduates and their families)
    • Community End of the Year Picnic (evening for the entire Cornerstone Community at Lake Phalen)

*Details will come out later for these events. We won’t be ready to answer questions about these events yet, though we wanted to share a reminder so you can save these special dates!


Box Tops

Thank you to everyone who has been collecting Box Tops! Please keep them coming.


Have a wonderful weekend!


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