Lincoln Park - Creme de la Creme

Lincoln Park
Spring 2015
Volume 13 Number 1
LETTER FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Dear Crème Families,
Spring is here and there are many great opportunities to have a good time in the
Windy City. Below are a few that look to be extra fun for you and your little
Chicagoans! Happy Spring Lincoln Park families!
175 Days to Love Chicago:
Chicago’s Demisemiseptcentennial Exposition 2012
Maribeth Duchon
Perfect “Duck, Duck, Goose” that will feature water birds including the
duck, goose, grebe, heron and cormorant. View taxidermy bird mounts,
play in a pretend pond, see how you measure up to a heron wingspan,
and learn about bird beaks and feet and more. All ages are welcome.
Free admission during regular Nature Center hours; donations are always
appreciated. The Lake View Nature Center is open Monday-Friday from 9 am-4
pm and Saturdays & Sundays from Noon-4 pm. The Nature Center is closed the
first Monday of every month and major holidays.
‘Build It!’ at Kohl Children’s Museum
The museum announces its newly constructed, temporary exhibit “Build It!” This puts a
spin on classic building blocks by letting children explore and interact with ten different
varieties of blocks in a single space. The exhibit will be open through May 3, 2015.
Children can discover, stack, bridge, enclose, make patterns, name and symbolize using
blocks and more.
Bingo’s Birthday (for children as old as 5)
Emerald City’s Little Theatre presents This Barnyard Mash-up created and directed by
Artistic Director Ernie Nolan. “You are invited to the birthday party of a very precious
pup, and Bingo is his name-o,” according to the theater’s website. “Hop to the homestead
and help Farmers Pickle and Tickle find the guest of honor before the celebration begins.
Bingo’s Birthday is an immersive, theatrical, down-right farmfanciful event.”
Ancillaries
Movin’ and Shakin’ – Tuesday 8:00am
Karate – Wednesday 8:00am
Jump Bunch – Thursdays 5:15pm
Yoga – Friday 8:00am
As always, please feel free to contact me regarding your
questions at (773) 598-5462 or via email at
[email protected]
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Birthdays
Spotlight on Staff
Vivienne 5/7/
Meryl 5/30/
4/3/
Michael 5/8/
Logan 5/31
Caroline 4/3
Nico5/8
June
Alex Margaret Rose5/8/
Liam P
Theodore 4/7/
Olivia Brooklyn 6/2
Ella 4/7/
Connor 5/11/
James Aydan 4/8/
Abigail 5/13/
Matthieu 6/11/
Mitra 4/10/
Avital Campbell 6/11/
Adia 4/13/
Simone 5/14
Ryan Christopher 4/15
Micah 5/15
Logan J 6/16/
Gabriella S4/16/
Theodore 5/15/
Aashray 6/17
Remy 4/20
Alexander 5/16
Naomi 6/17/
George 4/20
Finley Austin Max A
4/23
Charlotte 5/20
Eleanor 6/22
Gabriel 4/24/
James 5/21/
Evelyn 6/22
Evelyn Rose 4 /24
Nate 5/22/
Avery 6/22
Patrick J 4/25
Ruby 5/24/
Heath August 6/29/
Camila 4/26
Abbey 5/26/
Aiden 4/27
Wyatt 5/27/
Carter 5/27/
April
Ema 4/7/
May
Brenton Mia 5/4
5/7/
5/10
5/13
5/18
Zaya Madeline 5 /28
Kaitlyn 5/29
UPCOMING
School
Pictures –EVENTS
9/29-10/
4/22
Earth Day
4/30-5/4
Book Fair
5/4 – 5/8
Teacher Appreciation Week
5/10
Mother’s Day
5/11 – 5/29 Parent/Teacher Conferences
5/25
Memorial Day (Crème Closed)
6/21
Father’s Day
6/1/
6/10
6/13/
6/21
Dhara Patel Gard
2 Lead Teacher
Educational Background:
I I studied Special Education
at Northern Illinois University
and also took courses at
Kishwaukee College.
Teaching Experience:
I was a bilingual tutor at
a school when I was in college as well as a
substitute and then full time teacher.
Hobbies:
I love to dance! I’ve been dancing since I was a
little girl. I now co-teach a bolly-wood/fusion
dance class. My family and I are big travelers. I
love to travel whenever I can get a weekend or
time off.
Teaching Philosophy:
I believe all students can learn when they are
accepted for who and where they are in their
educational journey. Effective learning requires
a collaboration between teacher, student and
parents grounded in mutual respect and trust. I
also believe teachers who demonstrate curiosity
and passion about a subject area can motivate
students to learn. After all, these kids are our
future and I want to help educate the future as
much as I can!
Team member
anniversaries
Joi04/04
Clarivel04/08
Rosalind04/25/
Vanessa04/29
Alexandra05/06/
Megan05/18/
Robert05/20/
Brandie05/28
Linda06/03
Nichelle06/12
Nancy06/13
Aisha06/20
Cherelle06/20
Jennifer06/23
Tamaria06/23
Lynn06/23
Lincoln Park Creme de la Creme | 2230 N. Dominick Street | Chicago, IL 60614 | Phone (773) 598-5462 | www.cremedelacreme.com