See what is coming up next:
December 11 – *Preschool singing** Advent Service @ 6:30 (Dinner, freewill donation, @ 5:30 pm)

December 18 – M/W Classes/TK/Kinder Christmas Family Event and Program; 9:30-11:30 (Early Release @ 11:30 am for M/W Classes, Optional for TK/K this day)

December 18 – Advent Service @ 6:30 (Dinner, freewill donation, @ 5:30 pm)

December 19 – TTH Classes/all Preschool Classes/KP Christmas Family Event and Program; 9:30-11:30 (Early Release @ 11:30 am for ALL Classes) (*TK/Kinder will have a special Christmas Craft Day this day in their classrooms.)

December 23-January 6 – Christmas Holidays; Return to school January 7

December 24 – Christmas Eve Family Service @ 5:00 pm
Candlelight Service @ 10:00 pm

December 25 – Christmas Service @ 10:00 am

December 31 – New Year’s Eve Service @ 5:30 pm
Each year we sponsor “Boo Grams” for our students. You can send a love note and a goodie bag (that we provide) to your child at school for $1. Anyone can send one – grandparents, parents, siblings, aunt and uncles, and friends. Send as many as you like for $1 each. We will pass out the Boo Grams on Wednesday, October 30! This is a fun way for our students to celebrate Halloween with a sweet treat and little love notes!

FREE Family fun for Halloween! Join us October 27 from 4:30-7:00 for crafts, games, hay rides, train rides, bounce houses, food, and Trunk-Or-Treat! Open to the community – invite friends, family, and neighbors! Sign up to be a Trunk with Ms. Courtney in the office. Trunk contest for prizes.
Enchanted Springs Field Trip:
All classes will be meeting us out at Enchanted Springs for a whole school field trip where we will discover the natural environment of Texas!  Please meet at 9 am on Thursday, October 31st.  There is NO SCHOOL on campus this day.
Thanksgiving Feasts: November 15 @ 11 am **Early Dismissal @ 11:30
School Picture Days! West Vida will be taking pictures for us again this year. They will be outside pictures and as candid and natural as the kids can be.
October 7 – Kinder, MW classes, and 4 Day Preschool
October 8 – TK and Tu/Th Classes
October 9 – 3 day Preschool and Kinder Prep
Picture taking will begin right after drop off.
Picture order forms went home last week. BE SURE TO RETURN A PICTURE FORM to have your child’s picture taken that day!

Community Helpers
Police presentation: November 29 @ 10 am
Air Life presentation: October 10 @ 10:15
Fire Truck presentation: October 6 @ 12:15
Back to School/Meet the Teacher Night! Come learn about MKP and meet your teacher while checking out your classrooms! Join us on Thursday, August 29th starting at 6:30 pm in the gym of the Family Life Center. We will talk about what’s new for the school year and the basics of starting with Messiah’s Kids Preschool. Check out entry tables for extended care sign ups, t-shirt sizes, missing paperwork, and ways to join in the fun at Messiah Lutheran Church! FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IS SEPTEMBER 3rd!
Cibolo Herff Farm Field Trips We will be visiting Herff Farm on October 4 and 5 for our fall field trip.  We will be exploring nature through the “Growing Up WILD!” program sponsored by Cibolo Nature Center in Boerne. October 4 – TK and M/W Toddler Class October 5 – 3 day classes and Tu/Th Toddler Class We will meet at Herff Farm at 9:45 am each day.  Pack a lunch for a picnic at the farm after the presentations.  

  **All off site field trips are optional however paid for through the supply fee. Your child will attend on their regular school day. All children must be accompanied by an adult and meet at the given location. Siblings are welcome at an additional charge. Classes will not be held at Messiah on field trip days. **        In-house enrichment classes are scheduled monthly and are also included in the supply fee. These include cooking, pottery, art, animals, physical education, music/movement and more!  **        Occasionally our staff may schedule classroom activities that require specific supplies to be purchased or brought from home.