Director’s Message


Parents,

You can now contact your child's teacher directly by email.  Each classroom has their own email address with the class name @fccedmond.org.  So, for example, All Stars parents can email allstars@fccedmond.org with non-emergent questions or concerns and the teacher will respond the same day.  From time to time, teachers are reassigned to different classrooms so this is a great way to ensure parents are able to reach their child's current leaders at any time.  Please note that a response may not be sent immediately as the teachers are actively caring for their students.  If you have an urgent or immediate need, please call the Center office at 405.341.2626 and our office staff will assist you.

Also, in an effort to help keep parents up to date on important events at the Child Care Center, we will be sending home quarterly calendars with a list of center closings, class party days, Mother's Day Out closures, Picture Days and much more.  Watch for the quarterly calendar to go home with your child starting this month. 

Finally, if you have experienced difficulty finding a place to park during drop off and pick up, please stop by the Child Care Center office and request a church parking permit to place on your windshield.  All parents and staff are welcome to park in the church lot, however, we do place warning stickers on cars without permits so you are strongly encouraged to pick up a permit even if you haven't had difficulty parking and want to be prepared for the possibility. 

Blessings,
Kelisha Snoddy
FCC Child Care Center
ksnoddy@fccedmond.org
405.341.2626

Dates to Remember

•  Thursday, October 11 - Chick-fil-a Spirit Night, 5:30-7:30 at 2nd & Bryant
•  Thursday, October 25 - Classroom Fall Parties - see teachers for details.
•  Sunday, October 28 - Trunk or Treat, 5-7pm at First Christian Church
•  Thursday & Friday, November 1 & 2 - Picture Day
•  Thursday, November 15 - CCC Family Thanksgiving Dinner

Reminders

When the temperature is between 40 - 95 degrees, children will go outside. Fall is here and some mornings are chilly. Please send a jacket with your child.  Also, as a reminder DHS requires that all children wear closed toed shoes.  Please be sure to send your child in appropriate shoes.

Did you know… 

We know have a morning drop-off room! If you are dropping your child off between 6:45a and 7:00a, you child’s teachers may not be here. You can leave your child in the loving care of Ms. Mei. She will be in the MDO/Kids Club room, located just across from the Director’s Office.

October Outstanding Employees

Reagan McDoulette, Co-Lead Teacher – Kids Club
Reagan has been employed here since August of 2015. She is a leader at heart! She is experienced in working with children of all ages and understands developmentally appropriate practices. We love that she is flexible when she needs to be.  Reagan works well with others and is a great communicator. Children respect her and parents adore her. We are blessed to have Reagan on our team. She is a true asset!

Brent Tedford, Assistant Teacher – Ladybugs/Heroes/Bus Driver
Brent has been employed at the Center since July of 2018. While he has only been here a short time, he has shown that he is in it for the long and rough haul. He is quick to step-up where needed and has a servant’s hearts. On the flip side, Brent has leadership skills that are blossoming every day. He has a great work ethic and works a flexible schedule. We are very blessed to have Brent on our Team!

Josefina Ramos, Lead Teacher – Pandas
Josefina has been employed here since June 2018. She has a momma’s heart! Josefina works with are infants, and she is so gentle and patient. She works well with others and understands the importance of communicating. Josefina is always willing to help where needed. Her care and love for children also extends beyond her classroom. She never complains and always looks for ways to improve. We are super blessed to have Josefina on our team!

Have A Very Happy October Birthday!

Child Care Center Students:
Oct 3 - Chloe C.
Oct 5 - Nora L.
Oct 7 - Henry D.
Oct 9 - Addison D., Rickey B.
Oct 10 - Roselyn C.
Oct 13 - Hollis R.
Oct 16 - Brody D., Mason D.
Oct 19 - Ramsey P.
Oct 22 - Elliot K.
Oct 26 - Jude S.
Oct 31 - Shawn G.

Child Care Center Staff:
Oct 1 - Katelyn Hinkle
Oct 15 - Kandi Davidson-Ecker
Oct 30 - Jewell Blessman

Trunk or Treat with us!

Happy Fall Y’all!

This is Jennifer Humphrey, Communications & Children’s Director at First Christian Church. I work closely with the Child Care Center, partnering with volunteers on Thursdays to bring the stories of Jesus to your children through the Children Worship & Wonder program.

I wanted to extend a special invitation for all Child Care Center families to join with First Christian Church at our "Trunk or Treat" event on Sunday, October 28 from 5-7pm.  Children can dress up and go "trick or treating" here at First Christian Church in the East Parking Lot.  We will also have fun games to play on the lawn. We are asking everyone to bring a canned food item (or two!) for a donation to the Edmond HOPE Center. Get those costumes ready! We hope to see you there!

Jennifer Humphrey
Children’s & Communications
First Christian Church Edmond
Office: 405.341.3544

Closing Thoughts…

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you have imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau

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