Photo by Gina Greco
The four year olds enrolled at the Kinderwood pre-school held their Christmas party on Thursday, December 17th.
During the party head teacher Diane Heroux explained how in the early days, Christmas gifts received by children were sometimes as simple as a piece of fruit. Though the concept was foreign to them, they still enjoyed the oranges gifted to them by Mrs. Heroux.
Front: O. Lemons, K. VanExeter, S. VanExeter, H. Deis
Back: Head Teacher Diane Heroux, K. Tracy-Deuss, H. Hopsicker, S. Carey, M. Mayer, L. Crimmins, M. Cahill and visitor Evan Carey
Missing from photo are: C. Russell, K. Parent, L. Rowe, N. Foster and B. DiMartino
The Kinderwood Board would like to thank everyone that either played in our tournament, attended the dinner/auction or donated auction items or sponsored a tee or cart sign. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
Our mission statement reads “The Kinderwood Program is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving the cognitive, affective and practical developmental needs of preschool children in the Central Adirondacks.” With your help we are able to maintain our 3- and 4-year-old programs. Continue reading
Little Pickers… Front row: Madeline Mayer, Scarlett Van Eten, Keira Tracy-Deuss, Ava Clark, Keira Van Eten,
Keith Parent, Olivia Lemon, Liam Cahill, Mason Cahil and teacher’s helper Barbara Uzdavinis. Back row: Liam Crimmins, Christina Russell, Harper Deis, Head Teacher Diane Heroux, Becca Mayer, Schuyler Carey, and Hayden Hopsicker. In the background is Caleb Parent. Photo by Gina Greco
by Marianne Christy
The students enrolled in the Kinderwood class for four year olds took a field trip into town to pick apples at the apple tree on Crosby Blvd. next to St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church on Wednesday, September 23rd.
In a decades-long tradition, the children gather the apples and make applesauce when they return to their classroom.
The three-year-old Kinderwood students
The three-year-old and four-year-old Kinderwood classes held their Halloween parties at their VIEW classroom on Wednesday and Thursday, October 29 and 30, respectively. Continue reading
Kelly Noonan Green, Diane Heroux and Candy Jost
The 5th Annual Kinderwood Golf Classic, the Kinder-wood Preschool’s biggest fundraiser of the year, was held Monday, August 4 at Thendara Golf Club.
The event included a day of golf, a post-play dinner at the Grill Room, a 50/50 raffle, a silent auction, a live auction conducted by Tim Foley and the raffle of a 18’ Bennington pontoon boat.
Among the attendees was Kinderwood founder Mirnie Kashiwa.
Tim Pylman of Old Forge was the winner of the 50/50 raffle and immediately took to the microphone to donate his winnings back to Kinderwood. Winners of the pontoon boat were Jim and Linda Rosenbloom of Fourth Lake.
Linda Folsom, Linda Valette, Nancy Venetz, and Diane Kull
“There was great weather and attendance for the golf tournament, and an incredible turnout for the dinner and auction. We are grateful for the generosity of so many who helped to raise funds in support of scholarships and other resources for our preschool program,” said Diane Heroux, Kinderwood’s head teacher.
The 5th annual Kinderwood Classic Golf Tournament, the biggest fundraising event of the year for the local preschool program, will be held at Thendara Golf Club, on Monday, August 4th.
The children and staff of the Town of Webb Summer Youth Program—many of them graduates of the Kinderwood Preschool Program—pose around the 18’ Bennington pontoon boat that will be raffled in support of the program. Photo by Gina Greco
The event will include a post-play dinner, an auction and raffles with proceeds supporting the school’s operational costs and scholarships for pre-schoolers.
Among the items up for auction are original paintings by area artists Ingrid Van Slyke and Karra Clark Detrick, and a framed wildlife photograph by local photographer Sue Kiesel. Continue reading
A graduation ceremony for the four-year-old students enrolled in the Kinderwood Preschool Class of 2014 was held at Gould Hall at View on Saturday, May 31st. Continue reading