at 12 Tsienneto Rd, Derry, 03038 United States
The Goddard School in Derry, NH is the area's premier preschool. We welcome children from 6 weeks old through Kindergarten. Come grow with us!
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We welcome you to Derry Area School District located in eastern Westmoreland County, 35 miles east of Pittsburgh, between U.S. Route 22 and U.S. Route 30
Online Scholastic Book Club Orders Due End of Day Sunday! Your purchases help stock the classrooms with books! Click here to shop: https://orders.scholastic.com/29BWA
Art to Remember is in full swing in the classrooms, and your children are busy working on their creative art pieces. Please take a minute to check out some of the information posted in the foyer if you have any questions!!
Thank you to all the grandparents that visited yesterday. It means so much to the kids that you share in their day. We loved meeting you too!!
Monday 9/8 is Grandparents Day! 10-11 Infants-Toddler 11-12 Preschool-Kindergarten If you are a grandparent planning to attend please let your grandchild's teacher know or call the office 432-2210........Thanks!! Hope to see you here!!
Friday is our first monthly Fun Friday! Wear your Goddard T-shirt for school spirit! The theme is Teddy Bear Picnic - Bring your Teddy Bear!
Back to School Open House Tonight 6 PM!! Check Ms. Jenn's email yesterday for updates on all the other goings on in the next few weeks.
Thursday 8/28 6 PM is our big back to school Open House. We throw a big party to celebrate the school's birthday - five years this year! Meet and Greet with the teachers and families in your classroom 6-6:30! Steve Blunt concert 6:30! Plus other fun stuff as always!
Are your calendars up? We put extra copies of the 2014-2015 school calendar in the lobby so you can have one at home and at work. Your best bet is to transfer the events to your personal- calendar so you always know what is coming up!
Fall packets are out. You will get yours when you pick up your child if you didn't get it already. Schedule confirmations, transition letters, newsletters and important events - all in one place!
Tomorrow is Pizza Wednesday!! Take a day off from making lunch :)
Tomorrow is our 1st t-shirts Day! Don't forget Fun Fridays go school wide starting 8/1........
The first week of Tadpoles (in the Infant classroom) is over and not only are we still standing, we're happy! If you're an infant parent, tell us how your first week went! We haven't forgotten about everyone else. Young Toddlers and Toddlers scheduled for August 18...Preschool, Pre-K, Kindergarten September 2... Yea!
Tadpoles is coming! Tadpoles is coming! We are thrilled to announce that our Infant program will be taking the lead on implementing an electronic communication system between teachers and parents! Other classrooms will see requests to update emails and photo releases so that they can try out the new system too.
Splish Splash Water Fun every Monday & Wednesday starting 7/2 *Please remember the following items: *Bring your child in with their bathing suit already on *Towel labeled with your child’s first and last name, *Bag to place all the wet items in *Closed toed water shoes *Dry shoes for your child to change into *Sunscreen already applied to your child at drop off Thank you! The kids love water days and it’s a great way to cool off on those summer days :)
Preschool II Graduation/End of Year Ceremony 3:30 today Kindergarten 6:00 Kids need to be here 15 minutes early Rain or Shine (although if it's raining, it will be crowded inside, cross your fingers!)
Pre-Kindergarten Graduation/End of Year Ceremony tonight! Drop kids off at 6:15. Ceremony starts promptly at 6:30 (hopefully before the rains starts)!
Tomorrow is Goddard School Field Day!! Fun games and learning activities will be taken outside!! Make sure to pack some extra clothes..... These kids will be working up a sweat! See you tomorrow :)
Just a reminder: A fundraising group is doing a yard sale for charity Saturday from 8 to 2. Stop by or if you have something to donate, you can drop it the school on Friday and we'll hold it for them.
We are loaning our parking lot to a team running a yard sale on Saturday June 7 to raise funds for The American Cancer Society. While we are not affiliated with the event we support the cause! For those of you who like to shop yard sales - feel free to stop by between 8 and 2. Anyone looking to donate to the yard sale can call Lisa Barton at 603-361-0843 and she will arrange to pick up your items.
The sneaky little leprechauns will be visiting our school on Tuesday, March 17th to help us celebrate St. Patrick's Day! We will have a day filled with themed activities for all ages! Make sure your child wears green, and maybe we will catch a wee one in the traps our older friends are making :-)
Hip! Hip! Hooray! Its going to be Fun Friday!! Please join us for our first Friday in March on 3/6 from 10-11:00 am. The theme will be "Wild Things," so pack up your littles for an hour of activities and lots of fun!!
Hey all you pizza lovers!!I Monday is a new month and that means there will be 4 pizza Wednesdays in March!! Make sure you fill out your slips!
Just a reminder - we are closed for President's day on Monday February 16. We use the holiday as a professional development day for our staff to help them learn new skills. The next scheduled holiday is Memorial day - see your school calendar for details on all planned closings.
Families who have children here, the conditions of the roads have deteriorated due to the fact that the snow has not let up like we thought it would initially. Please try to wrap up what you are working on so you can make your way here and home safely!
Families who are intending to stay home today please let us know by phone or Facebook post. This will allow for teachers to be sent home early or not come in at all. Thank you for your cooperation...... Be safe!
We are open today!
The school is open but will be closing at 3pm today. Please drive safe ........I strongly recommend staying home if you can.
Just an FYI...Monday is new month and that means there will be 4 Pizza Wednesdays In February. Slips are in front of Miss Mary's office and can be filled out at any time!! Have a great weekend!! GO PATS!
Don't forget - school newsletters and invoices are now in your classroom mailboxes (folders). Of special note in the newsletter, Feb 13 is our Valentines event for Grandparents and other special guests!
We expect to be open tomorrow for families that need to work. The snow is forecasted to finish up overnight. Check back to make sure nothing has changed before you leave the house in the morning.
Due to the blizzard that is heading our way... The school will be CLOSED tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27th. Please check back for updates in regards to Wednesday. Be safe everyone!!
Congratulations to all our teachers for a second 100% QA score for 2014!! We always thought they were amazing, but 100% QA twice for a 100% for the year is absolutely unheard of. GREAT JOB LADIES!!
Just a friendly reminder that we will be closing at 3 this afternoon! Happy Holidays! See you in 2015!
This Wednesday, 12/24 is the last pizza Wednesday of the month. If you would like to prepay for pizza for the month of January, there are 4 Wednesdays which would be $12. Thank you!!
We've updated our cover photo in celebration of Grandparents - don't forget the 24th!
Grandparent and Special Guest's Day Please join us Thursday, September 24th Infants–Toddlers 10 – 10:30 am Pre School-Kindergarten 10:45 – 11:15 am
Countdown to our big annual event: The Birthday Party Back to School Open House! Thursday 6 PM. Don't miss it! http://blogs.goddardschool.com/Derry-NH/2015/08/24/birthday-party-open-house/
Fun Friday (tomorrow 8/14) McDonny's Petting Farm from 10-11:00 am. Our friends are going to love being able to interact with familiar farm animals. Make sure to wear your Goddard shirt to show your school spirit!!
Wildlife Encounters Fun Friday tomorrow! The kids are going to LOVE IT!! Wear your T shirt to show school spirit!
It's now AUGUST!! Time to make sure you are caught up with PIZZA WEDNESDAYS!! There are 4 Wednesdays in August! Pay forward as many weeks as you'd like! Thank you!!
Mad Science Fun Friday tomorrow! Fun!! Wear your Goddart T-Shirt to show your school spirit!
Reminder: Tomorrow is Pizza Day!