Parent Involvement

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At AppleTree and Gilden Woods, we value family.  We recognize that the younger years of a child's life are the years when bonds are created and lasting relationships are formed.  For this reason, we provide many opportunities for our families to have fun with their children.  We aim to celebrate all parent-child relationships by providing occasions that honor all of the various family relations.  All of the events below are held after 4:00 pm (with the exception of Mornings with Mom, Daybreak with Dad, and Grahams with Grandparents).  Of course, all events are optional.  We hold the following events each year as a way to celebrate family and family-school connections.

  • February - Valentine's Day Dance
  • March - National Reading Month Family Reading Night
  • April - Month of the Young Child Family Spring Carnival
  • May - Morning with Mom & Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • June - Daybreak with Dad
  • July - Family Field Day
  • September - Grahams with Grandparents
  • October - Fall Harvest Family Festival
  • November - Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • December - Family Holiday Party

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Our teachers utilize our proprietary C.O.R.E. Assessment tool to evaluate how children are meeting learning objectives.  Development and learning reports are reviewed with parents twice a year at Parent-Teacher Conferences to celebrate children's achievements and establish future goals.

Innovative Communication

Early morning and end-of-day chats are encouraged between parents and teachers.  This daily dialogue is the perfect opportunity to share valuable information regarding the day's events, goals for the week, and the overall well-being of your child.

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Our newest state-of-the-art school will be opening on December 17th in Commerce Twp! 

Join us on December 13th from 5pm to 7pm for our Grand Opening Open House! Come tour our newest school, meet our Program Director and teachers. There will also be local kid friendly vendors, giveaways and refreshments. A free family fun event! We can't wait to join the Commerce Twp community!