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



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

Spring Pictures 2017

March 30th, 2017

Kadees Approach Photography will be here on Wednesday, April 26th for Spring Pictures. We hope the weather will cooperate so we can have our pictures taken outside. Look for more information to come home with your child.

SGPS Easter Egg Hunt and Party – 4/12/17

March 30th, 2017

On Wednesday, April 12th, we will have our annual Easter Egg Hunt and Parties to follow. Each classroom will have a designated hunt time and those times are posted below. Parents and grandparents are welcome to attend this annual celebration.
SGPS will provide chicken nuggets for lunch that day at no charge. Your classroom lead teacher will post a signup sheet outside their door for additional party needs.
We want to extend a big “Thank You” to Mrs. Jaymie and SSUMC for donating treat bags for all our students.

    Hunt Times:

10:45 am – Tulip Class – Front Playground Area
10:45 am – Daisy and Daffodil Classes – Westlawn
11:00 am – Rose and Babies Breath Classes – Grassy Area outside the Rose Classroom – Front Entrance
11:00 am – Lily Class – Westlawn
11:30 am – Sunflower Class – Westlawn

April 2017 Important Dates

March 30th, 2017

Wednesday, April 5th – Farmer Larry Visit – beginnning at 10:00 am

Wednesday, April 12th – SGPS Easter Egg Hunt and Parties

Friday, April 14th – SGPS Closed in Observance of Good Friday

Wednesday, April 26th – SGPS Spring Picture Day

Classroom Memory Books

March 30th, 2017

We will be selling classroom memory books again this year. The cost will be $15.00 for the first book, and $10.00 for each additional book purchased. Look for order forms to come home soon!!!