Seasons Greetings From Our Family to Yours!
 
December 2015
THE SCOOP
Helping you make afterschool better!
 
Is Christmas Canceled?
 
This sneaky Grinch has a surprise in store for the residents of Whoville.
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 How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a holiday classic by Dr. Seuss that engages all readers in the magic of giving while reminding them, "maybe Christmas...does not come from a store. Maybe Christmas perhaps, means a little bit more." 

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Keep Safety First During This Holiday Season

Family members may be in town for the holiday season hoping to surprise younger relatives by picking them up from after school programming.

Further the safety of all participants by having a staff member monitor external guests, one of Dallas Afterschool’s best practices, to ensure participants are leaving with authorized adults. 
Santa Sighting

Santa Clara's Winter Festival was a blast! 

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The night was complete with a Christmas pageant,
rounds of Float your Boat and a visit from Santa. 

Click here to see more pictures from the event. 
 
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No Snow in Texas? No Problem!

Its a Wonder Kit Winterland! 

Experience snowflakes close up with the Wonder Kit, Snowflake Crystals. In this kit, students will explore crystallization by designing and creating their own snowflake.

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Mallory Nuñez, Manager of Program Resources, wants to meet you! Schedule a day for Mallory to come out to your program and demo a Wonder Kit with your students. For more information, please contact Mallory at mnunez@dallasafterschool.org or (214) 360-8400 ext. 106.

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Join Camp Fire for Winter Break Day Camps

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Camp Fire is offering two winter themed day camps this month for various ages: Nature Day Camp and InterACTION Camp.

Nature Day Camp inspires children and youth through adventure and nature exploration. Help make the outdoors a part of your child's life with this six day winter camp held at the Audoban Center.

InterACTION is a six day Leadership Camp for Middle School students at Fair Park - Women's Museum. The camp prepares middle school youth with the skills they need to communicate more effectively with peers and adults.

For more information on either of these camps, please call (214) 603 9865.
 
Register here. Spots are limited! 

 
Have You Met Susie Mitchell?
 
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Susie Mitchell, Office Manager, shares her outlook on life, why she is beginning a career in afterschool and what her favorite 90's jam is.
Click here for the full scoop! 
 
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