Spring Garden Preschool Graduation – Friday, May 26, 2017

April 30th, 2017

Spring Garden Preschool Graduation will be held on Friday, May 26th at 12:00 noon in the Church Sanctuary.  A picnic lunch will follow immediately after the ceremonies on the West Lawn.  Bring your chairs, blankets and a picnic lunch; SGPS will provide drinks and dessert!!!

Teacher Appreciation Week

April 30th, 2017

Spring Garden Preschool will celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week from May 8th through May 12th.  We will recognize our  staff with a luncheon on Tuesday, May 9th.   We so grateful for such dedicated and nurturing employees taking care of our children and their families!!!

May 2017 SGPS Important Dates

April 30th, 2017

May 1:  Memory Book Orders Due

May 8 – May 12:  Teacher Appreciation Week

May 17:  Annual End of Year Fun Day and Fundraiser

May 17 – May 26:  Usborne Book Fair

May 26:  Graduation at 12:00 noon

May 29:  SGPS Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

May 31:  Last day of the 2016-2017 Regular School Year

June 1:  Summer Session Begins

SGPS Fun Day, Usborne Book Fair and Fundraiser – Wednesday, May 17th

April 30th, 2017

We will be celebrating our annual Fun Day and Spring Fundraiser on Wednesday, May 17th.   In conjunction with this fundraiser, we will be selling Usborne Books.  SGPS receives 50% of all books sold during our book fair which runs from Wednesday, May 17th through Friday, May 26th.  Classrooms have posted wish lists outside of their rooms for parents to donate a book as an end of the year gift.

There will be games, face painting, a small petting zoo, a pizza no pack lunch, and a silent auction that will include literacy items.  The children will participate in all the fun during their scheduled activity time; activities begin at 10:00 am.   The cost of the pizza lunch is $5.00; with lunch beginning at 11:00 am until 12:30 pm.

Flyers are being sent home with additional information and the RSVP deadline.  Parents and grandparents are welcome!!!  All proceeds are to replace the Preschool’s stackable washer and dryer.




May 2017 No Pack Lunches

April 30th, 2017

Thursday, May 4 – Taco Bell Soft Shell Beef Tacos

Friday, May 12 – Burger King Chicken Nuggets

Wednesday, May 17 – Little Caesars’ Pizza – SGPS Fun Day and Book Fair Fundraiser

Wednesday, May 24 – Hardees’ Ham and Cheese Sandwiches – End of School Celebration

May 2017 Birthdays

April 30th, 2017

Mrs. Danna                                   May 4

Mrs. Misti                                     May 13

Eli                                                   May 18

Myers                                            May 22

William                                         May 22

Juliette                                         May 24

SGPS Director Position Opening

March 31st, 2017

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of young children?

SGPS, a ministry of SSUMC, is currently seeking a qualified part-time Director for a year-round program. SGPS provides an enriching, caring, and safe environment where children blossom.

The Director’s responsibilities include over-seeing programs, supervising staff, and managing daily operations.

A degree in Early Childhood Education and administrative experience is preferred.

Please submit a resume and letter of interest to SSUMC, 300 West Valley Drive, Bristol, VA 24201, Attention: Tracy Griffith or email sgpsdirectorsearch@gmail.com.



SGPS Celebrates the Week of the Young Child – April 24th through April 28th

March 30th, 2017

The Week of the Young Child will be celebrated at SGPS with the following activities:

Monday, April 24th – Music Monday with Mrs. Jen
Tuesday, April 25th – Tasty Tuesday, Bojangles No Pack Lunch
Wednesday, April 26th – Work Together Wednesday – Reading and Special Building Activity with Mrs. Cindy
Thursday, April 27th – Artsy Thursday with Mrs. Jen
Friday, April 28th – Family Friday – Family stories, items and pictures to be shared at classroom show and tell time. Younger classes (Babies, Roses and Tulips will have special stories about families) plus a special treat provided by SGPS!!

Tuition Reminders

March 30th, 2017

Please keep in mind that tuition is due the 1st of each month. If your account balance has not been paid in full by the 10th of each month, a $25.00 late fee will be assessed to your account. If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact the Preschool Office.

April 2017 No Pack Lunch Schedule

March 30th, 2017

Thursday, April 6th – Breakfast for Lunch
Wednesday, April 12th – Chicken Nuggets – no charge
Friday, April 21st – Little Caesar’s Pizza
Tuesday, April 25th – Bojangles Mac and Cheese