Open House at Immaculate Conception Catholic School, Columbia Heights, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 5:30-7 pm. Tour the award-winning preschool-grade 8 school, meet teachers and learn about “Personalized Learning.” Special presentation by Principal Jane Bona at 6 pm. Tuition assistance is available. All are welcome at ICS, 4030 Jackson St. NE. Info: Mary Beth, 763-788-9062 ext. 203, ICCSonline.org.
Little Voyageurs’ Montessori School will host their 13th annual spaghetti dinner, silent auction, and raffle drawing on Friday, April 26, at St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church, 825 51st Ave. NE, Columbia Heights. Dinner will be served from 5-7. The silent auction closes at 7:30. Dinner tickets are $10 each and $5 for children 12 and under.
Activities include a bouncy house, face painting, and carnival games. There will also be a fire truck and a police cruiser for children to explore while having the opportunity to interact with firefighters and a police officer. The silent auction has a variety of items including: zoo and water park passes, gift baskets, vouchers for a variety of classes and activities (includes Escape Room, Battle Axed, Arthur Murray dancing), certificates for dining, entertainment, and much more. The raffle drawing will be held at 7:30 pm for over 60 prizes including a gift certificate for R. J. Moeller. Need not be present to win. Raffle tickets ($2) are available at the dinner.
“Magical Morning of Fun,” preschool and kindergarten play date and “All School Open House,” at Immaculate Conception Catholic School, 4030 Jackson St. NE, Columbia Heights, Saturday, April 6. Preschool and kindergarten students are invited to a play date from 9:30-11 am with crafts, treats and a special “ACME Magic Factory” magic show. Magician Brian Richards mixes magic, humor and silliness into an interactive show your child will love. No charge to attend. Parents and children are invited to tour the preschool-grade 8 school, from 9:30 am-12 pm. Meet teachers, Principal Jane Bona, and other parents. Every child attending the open house or play date will receive a special gift. For more information contact Mary Beth at 763-788-9062 or visit school.iccsonline.org/news/magical-morning-of-fun-open-house-and-playdate.
Parents of children who will be five-years-old on or before Sept. 1, 2017 are encouraged to attend kindergarten registration nights at Highland, North Park or Valley View elementary schools. The registration is for the 2017-2018 school year. North Park Elementary School: 10-11 a.m., Nov. 16, 5575 Fillmore Street NE, Fridley, 763-528-4300. If unable to attend, call 763-528-4305 for a personal tour. Valley View Elementary School: 5:30-7 p.m., Nov. 17, 800 49th Ave. NE, Columbia Heights, 763-528-4200. Highland Elementary School: 5:30-7 p.m., Nov. 29, 1500 49th Ave. NE, Columbia Heights, 763-528-4400. “College and Careers start in Kindergarten” nights include information about the school, classroom, teachers and staff, as well as all necessary documentation to register students. Parents and guardians will need to bring the following to help their kindergartner start their graduation pathway: Birth certificate, Immunization records, Early Childhood Screening documents, Current address and phones, Emergency contact information (name, address and phone), and Daycare information (name, address and phone). For additional information, call 763-528-4426 or visit www.colheights.k12.mn.us/domain/35.