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Kittredge Konnection – January 14, 2020



Managing Impulsivity

“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh

People who are able to manage their impulsivity will take the time to consider alternatives, gather information and come to a considered conclusion. They are able to set goals, prioritize and keep their plans on track.

“The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven’t thought of yet.” ~Ann Landers



KPA Meeting Tonight – 6 to 7pm

All parents are invited to attend the first meeting of 2020 and see what’s in store for the rest of the school year. There will be daycare and a pizza snack available for Kittredge students while their parents are in the meeting.



No School Monday, January 20

As written in our calendar, there will be no classes or Extended Day on Monday, January 20 in observance of MLK, Jr. Day.


New Chess Session Begins Friday, January 24 – Sign Up Today

A new session will begin this month and continuing students as well as new students can register online at: Registration forms can be downloaded here are also in the office if you want one.


TADS Tuition Payments

Just a reminder to our families using the two-payment tuition plan, January is the month that the second half will be deducted from your tuition account.


Also Coming… Re-enrollment for Next Year

From January 27 until February 8 TADS online enrollment will be open for current families. If your child will be returning to Kittredge next year, you will need to complete this form online by February 8th. There will be a $1000.00 deposit needed at that time to hold a space for your child.

We’re looking forward to another great year!



Presidents’ Week Break is Coming: February 17 to 21

As written on our calendar, Kittredge will be closed on Monday, February 17th for Presidents’ Day. Extended Day will be available from Tuesday to Friday if we have more than 5 students enrolled.

A Survey Monkey registration form will be emailed home in a couple weeks. Please let us know if your child will use our Extended Day Program during Presidents’ Week so we can plan properly. Thanks for your help with this.



March 26 is our Annual Talent Show Save the Date!

Please mark your calendars now to make sure you can attend this entertaining evening of talent. Once again we have reserved the theater at the JCC on California Street. The show begins at 6:30pm and Extended Day will close at 5:30.

Classrooms are all working with Karen on their group production. Individual students can audition during class time next month.



Wine Social – Next Friday

Friday, January 24 is the KPA wine-raiser… an event to donate wines for our auction while eating, drinking and hanging out with Kittredge parents… what could be better? An evite was sent last Tuesday and we hope to see lots of parents there. Thank you to Tanya and Mike Piech for hosting.


Screening of “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope”

Kittredge parents are exclusively invited to a screening and discussion of Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope at Kittredge in the K/1 room on Thursday, January 30th from 6:30p-8p. This documentary explores the link between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and lifelong health. We hope you can join us! Please RSVP here:

This event is for adults only and is sponsored by Michelle Stephens (Thad’s (K/1) mom) and her pediatric healthcare company, Oath Health. Small bites and drinks served!


Wine Wagon – February 3 to 7

For anyone who missed the wine social, or has more bottles to donate, there will again be a Wine Wagon outside Kittredge during the morning drop offs. Please look for Howard outside in his grape suit to donate your favorite wine.


A Lot is Going On in the Next Two Weeks…


  1. Exploratorium field trip for 2nd to 5th grades

  2. KPA meeting 6 to 7pm

  3. Boys B-Ball vs. PHS @ 4pm – St. Agnes

Tuesday and Wednesday, January 14 and 15

  1. Science with Ms. Rose (if enrolled)

Wednesday, January 15

  1. Girls and Boys B-Ball practice at Rochambeau after school

Friday, January 17

  1. Girls B-Ball game vs. Burkes @ 4:00 – St. Agnes

  2. Boys B-Ball game vs. SFS @ 5:00 – St. Agnes

  3. Pizza Lunch (if ordered)

Monday, January 20

  1. MLK, Jr. Day; School is closed; no classes, no extended day

Tuesday and Wednesday, January 21 and 22

  1. Science with Ms. Rose (if enrolled)

Wednesday, January 22

  1. Boys and Girls B-Ball practice at Rochambeau after school

Thursday, January 23

  1. Boys B-Ball game vs. SFFS @ 4:30 – SFFS

Friday, January 24

  1. New Chess Session (if enrolled)

  2. Hot Dog Lunch (if ordered)

  3. KPA Wine Social!

  4. Girls B-Ball game vs. CDS @ 3:15 – St. Agnes

  5. Boys B-Ball game vs. CDS @ 4:15 – St. Agnes

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