West Asheville Cooperative Playschool
An experiential, inspirational preschool where teachers,
parents and children can learn from each other and
their community to create a better world around them.


Welcome
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Quote of the month:We always talk about how we need to make the world better for our kids...We also need to make the kids better for our world. -Martin Marlota

News and Highlights
  • Summer camp is now updated on the website! Sign up before they fill up!! Tell your friends!
  • DATE CHANGE!! Our no school for Teacher workday is May 2 not May 9th! That was a type-o....so sorry about that.
  • Enrollment fees for new families due May 1st.
  • Blueberries and Greenbeans: Lovin' on the Earth this week: recycled scultpures, cloth napkins, investigating our class tadpoles and working hard on our green goals! Exploring good and bad choices we can make for the earth i.e.cones good, cups and spoons bad!!!



  • Artshow:  Opening reception on Friday April 25th 4-7at the Hop West.  No Saturday official opening scheduled but we will have the art work
  • on display for the entire month.
  • Graduation:  To accomodate the changes made to other school calendars we are moving our graduation date to Friday June 13.  Both classes will have a full week of school.  
  • Farmer's Market fundraiser will be Tuesday May 13th. Contact Pam or Gillian if interested in helping!   
  • Thank yous-Hallie for buying and delivering sand for the sandbox, Windy and Carolyn for covering snow make up day, Susan and Sara for covering Meghan and Louise's spring break! Thank you to our wonderful musical guests this month: Katya and Paul Young, Duke (cayenne's dad) for bringing amazing bagpipe guy, Lela for sending in her neighbors to play cello and stand up bass, Cayenne, Kari Richmond, Steve Newman.
  • WISHLIST-new sandbox, ipod and docking unit for classroom,
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZBfOEMwymc (KebMo Lovetrain video shared by Heather Nagle to go with our Love around the world month)
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHAqT4hXnMw (We are the Planets-Storybot video shown for Space month)
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6P2nPI6CTlc (TED talk Overcoming Hopelessness)
    • Adora Svitak: What Adults Can Learn From Kids-- http://www.ted.com/talks/adora_svitak.html
    • Old Fashioned Play builds Serious Skills article: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=19212514
    • http://youtu.be/Wpr6QgQco6c Check out this great video Erin found about Living Young!

    • Check out this fabulous video Melissa shared: http://theawesomer.com/kid-president-pep-talk/215380/
    • www.ot-mom-learning-activities.com Great website for Fine Motor Skill strengthening ideas as well as pencil and scissor grasp help!
    • Please check out our contact page to schedule a visit! contact us.