Hello NW Families,
Thank you all for participating in our 1st Special Persons/Family day! We were so happy to see all of you in attendance. We are all so proud of the children. Thank you to all of the teachers for doing such a wonderful job preparing the children.

The children from the Nursery class will be drawing our Raffle prizewinners on Thursday May 21. We are close to reaching our goal. This is the last chance to buy your tickets.

Memorial Day break- May 22-25 School is closed even though ACSD is open. Lil Buddies is not scheduled to meet on May 22.

Memorial Day parade- Natural Wonders is planning on marching in the famous Town of Beekman Parade on Monday. We welcome all families to join myself, Mrs. Denton and Mrs. Sorrentino in our march. Line up is at 9:30AM at 1189 Rte. 216 (formerly known as Clove Excavators). The parade will begin at 10. The memorial ceremony will follow at the town hall. The Beekman Fire Company invites everyone for a free BBQ at the Fire House following the ceremony.  Please remember to wear something patriotic. Decorated wagons are welcome. Let me know if you can join us. See you there!

Summer Discovery Programs - Summer Program information will go out next week. Summer Registration will begin at that time. There will be a Registration for non-NW students on Tuesday June 2 from 4-6.

Tuition – May is the last tuition payment for the 2014-15 school year. For those of you returning in the fall, an invoice will be sent out at the end of the month, which will be payable by June 1st.

Rainbows End Butterfly Farm field trip – Tuesday, May 26

All classes are welcome.  All regularly scheduled programs will hold class from 8:45-11:30. Pick up is at 11:30.  Green class will not have an afternoon program due to the educational field trip.

You can arrive at the farm with a bagged lunch after AM pick up. The program will begin around 1:00. Lunch is at your discretion. Age appropriate activities will include a butterfly dress-up, craft activity and butterfly house. Smaller groups will do different activities at different times. Any adults who accompany the activity will pay $7; any siblings will pay $5. The farm will be closed after 2:30.Please send in your payment in by May 21 CASH ONLY.

PLEASE REMEMBER NOT TO APPLY BUG SPRAY! This will kill the butterflies.

Pre-k, Graduation – June 10 @ 9:30; invitations to follow.

End of year pizza picnic – June 11, 12-2, A sign up sheet for RSVP.appetizer and dessert donations will be in the hallway.

Thank you!

Natural Wonders families are the best!

-- Athena Colucci, Director