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Preschool classrooms look a lot like the modern work work.

“Work is increasingly like preschool. Sharing and neotiating matter. Preschool classrooms look a lot like the modern work work. Work, meanwhile, has become more like preschool”. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/18/upshot/how-the-modern-workplace-has-become-more-like-preschool.html?_r=0 To those of you who attend our yearly mandatory Kindergarten Bound meeting and participate in the marshmallow test while listening to James Heckman, the Nobel Prize winning economist, […]

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“What voice do they have, if any?”

Read this article from today’s New York Time’s OP-TALK, by Anna North  This is the sentence that stays with me…. Improving education in America will require “asking about the environment in which kids are placed, what kids are being asked to learn, how they’re being taught, what voice they have, if any, in the experience”.. […]

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2014 Parent Party Recap

On Friday, March 7 the 10th Street community gathered together at Hotel Casa Del Mar to celebrate another wonderful year.  Parents, teachers, and alumni danced the night away at the 2014 Parent Party and Auction also known as the 10th Street Supper Club. The night featured fantastic silent auction items, and a rousing live auction […]

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Book Signing: Sip, Sign and Dine with Sam Wasson

On February 13, parents, family and friends of 10th Street Preschool attended the book signing of author, Sam Wasson  for his newest book, Fosse.   The event took place at Diesel Bookstore in the Brentwood Country Mart and had over 50 people in attendance.  Sam discussed his experiences while writing the book over a four year […]

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Fun Filled Annual Mom’s Night Out

Many of our wonderful mothers participated in a fun night on the town on January 23rd at our annual Mom’s Night Out event planned by the 10th Street Events Committee. This tradition started as a way for our moms to celebrate each other and 10th Street preschool’s wonderful community outside of school. Moms from toddler […]

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Fun Making Gingerbread Houses With Purple Group

The following post is shared by 10th Street parent Heather Piper (Emily Blumenthal’s mom). Alyssa and I had so much fun making gingerbread houses with our children, Michael Goddard and Emily Blumenthal, and the rest of the Purple Group.  Here is how we did it: STEP 1 With a a pizza cutter, saw a graham cracker into […]

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