On Friday, December 17, our staff got together for a luncheon at the Eagles Club catered by The Porch. Following the delicious meal, we participated in a variety of wellness activities planned by our EES Wellness Committee. Some of us chose to learn and practice holiday cookie decorating techniques with a professional over Zoom, others headed […]
On Saturday, June 26th, families were invited to bring their kiddos out to spend some quality time outdoors on Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center’s beautiful forest trails! BEEC was the host for our free event, “Babes in the Woods,” an educational morning hike for littles and their caregivers to experience and learn about the wonders of […]
On Friday, March 26th, EES had a “Staff Wellness Day” in which several fun workshops were provided. The day offered an opportunity for staff to take a brief break from the hard work that they do every day and refocus some attention on their own well-being.Some found their escape in practicing yoga with instructor Marybeth […]
Staff and families who signed into Zoom for our “Solving a Murder Mystery!” event back in November were drawn into a game of intrigue and deception that put their sleuthing skills to the test! Detectives mingled with movie stars, crazy cat people, mobsters and more in order to determine who was behind the dastardly plot […]
We’d like to give a shout-out to all of our teachers who, despite the need for social distancing, are still finding creative ways to reach out and stay connected with their students. Our teachers have all been bravely willing to venture beyond their comfort zones and the in-person teaching methods they are trained in and […]
On Thursday, May 28th, teachers from our Canal Street site dressed up their cars with balloons and messages for their students and got together to do a car parade! It was a wonderful opportunity for them to see the children and their families (even if only from a distance) and let them know they miss […]
EES has opened up an “Essential Classroom” to support families who are not able to work from home during the shutdown. Here are some photos from the class!
In response to the COVID-19 shutdown, EES has been supporting families with special nutritional needs, formula, and infant food etc as needed. These and more have been provided at designated drop off sites around town. Family Support Specialists are on hand for any special needs not covered at these drop off sites. Some families may […]
This month, we welcomed local firefighters as they came on their annual visit to our Westminster and Canal Street sites to visit the children! The children got the opportunity to see real firefighting equipment up close and even try some on! They were able to witness firefighters putting on their outfits and equipment and learned […]
EES was at the River Valley Credit Union Kid’s Fair last Saturday, and it was nice to see so many of you there as well! Thank you for stopping by our table and chatting with us, we hope you enjoyed the beautiful day as much as we did!