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May 2016 Newsletter – Supporting Children’s Socio-Emotional Skills

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Children develop the basics of socio-emotional learning in their earliest years. Prior to age five, children develop their sense of trust, self-esteem, confidence and friendliness toward others. Their basic interactional patterns become much more difficult to influence from their early elementary years onward. It is important, therefore, to establish as early as possible strong emotional

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April 2016 Newsletter – Food Pantry Fundraiser

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Thank you very much to everyone who contributed to the Brookline Food Pantry. Parents and teachers raised an astounding $7,913 which we are matching for a total $15,826 donation to the pantry. Every penny donated goes directly toward the purchase of food for families who demonstrate financial need. For information about the pantry and its

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April 2016 Newsletter – Memorial Church Park Renovation

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Sunshine Academy has renovated Memorial Park at United Parish Church (210 Harvard Street) with a new climbing structure, a sandbox, swings and planting areas. The park reopened on Friday, April 1st for exclusive use by Sunshine Academy Monday to Friday 9 am to 6 pm. We are continuing to add elements to the park including

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Sunshine North Earns NAEYC Reaccreditation

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Brookline, March 25, 2016 – Sunshine Academy, located at 302 Harvard Street in Brookline, has earned NAEYC re-accreditation for an additional five years.  Sunshine Academy was one of the first early childhood programs to earn accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) – the nation’s leading organization of early childhood

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Spring Music Shows

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Sunshine Academy’s Spring Music Shows will take place June 14 – 16, 2016. Outlined below are the schedules and dates for the different Sunshine Academy locations. Washington Square June 14, 2016 Please join us in the PreK classrooms on Tuesday, June 14th for our winter music workshop and show. 4:45 – 5:15 – Infant/Toddler Music Workshop

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March 2016 Newsletter Article – New Website

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New Website Sunshine Academy has a new look on-line with a re-engineered website to meet your needs. Through the website, you can now: Use a mobile device to view all parts of the page and all pages of the site; Download events and school holidays to iCal or Google calendars; Download the monthly menu and

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February 2016 Newsletter Article – Physical Movement and Self-Regulation

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Physical Movement and Self-Regulation When children have regular opportunities to experience a broad range of physical movements, they tend to have an easier time regulating their emotions and moderating their responses.

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January 2016 Newsletter Article – Reading for Vocabulary Development

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Reading for Vocabulary Development Children’s earliest years (zero to three) are critical for vocabulary development and, by extension, later school success.

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Parent Advisory Board Meetings for March

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Parent Advisory Board meetings for March are scheduled for March 22, 23 and 24. Click through to see the details of your location.

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