Get to know our teachers- Carmen Petty

Gwenda Brown on October 31, 2018

Get to know our teachers…  Three Year Olds Hello, my name is Carmen Petty.   I am 39 years old and I have worked at CLC since July 2014.   I am the lead teacher for our older 3 year old class.  I have three children.  I have 3 children. My oldest is LaJasia. She is a freshman in college.   My middle child is Demitri.  He is in the 6th grade and Brandon is my youngest child.  He has attended at CLC but now he is in 1st at Oxford Elementary.   When I am not working or tending to my children, I...

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October Birthdays

Gwenda Brown on October 29, 2018

to our CLC staff who celebrated    October Birthdays Mia Sheppard Jennifer Smith Jeana Tidwell We LOVE and APPRECIATE YOU!  

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10 years of ministry at CLC

Gwenda Brown on October 24, 2018

  Thank you   Beverly,  Paula,  Jeana,  and  Letasha    We LoVe you!    There are not appropriate words to express how much I love and appreciate these women for their faithful service to the CLC ministry throughout the past 10 years.  These ladies joined us at the very beginning of this journey and have been dedicated to their mission from the start.  They are each especially gifted by God and have selflessly shared their gifts with boundless love with the children and families of CLC.  I believe God's love to us is made flesh in the love and service we give...

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Teacher Highlights- Debra West

Gwenda Brown on October 11, 2018

Get to know our teachers…  Three Year Olds Hello, my name is Debra West.   I am 38 years old and I have worked at CLC since July 2009.   I am presently an assistant teacher in our young three year old class.  I have three children.  My oldest is Cody.  He graduated from Faulkner High School in 2018. My younger two children are Henry and Ava Claire.  Henry is in 1st grade and Ava Claire is 4 years old.  Anyone who knows me well also knows my children keep me VERY busy and entertained- especially my younger two.  I can tend...

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Celebrating our STAFF

Gwenda Brown on October 11, 2018

The Best Commnity Helpers of All We have had the best time celebrating Community Helpers and I will be sharing more about all our adventures and visitors soon. But today I want to brag about my favorite Community Helpers- The CLC Staff.  Talk about community helpers- what would we do without these people in our lives.  I know there are other good teachers and staff in our town, but CLC has the best of all!!    This picture was taken in August while celebrating Beverly's 4oth birthday.  Some of the staff is not pictured, but you know them all, so...

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September Birthdays

Gwenda Brown on September 28, 2018

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Support for the Anderson Family

Gwenda Brown on September 17, 2018

Most of you know, but for those of you who are unaware; it is with much sadness that I announce to you the loss of one of our dear CLC Moms, Maranda Anderson.   Maranda was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2017 and was being treated with promising results at MD Anderson.  However, suddenly and without warning Maranda fell ill and died unexpectedly on Sunday, September 9th.   Maranda leaves behind three beautiful girls, Ramesy, Maelee, and Anna Wesley and her devoted and loving husband, Wes Anderson. Maranda worked at First National Bank, and Wes is a fire fighter with the city...

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Urgent Message- Accommodations for Sherrif Buddy East Funeral Services

Gwenda Brown on September 12, 2018

Urgent Message In case you are not aware, the services for Sheriff Buddy East are taking place at North Oxford Baptist Church on Thursday and Friday of this week.  This will be a massive event that will require adjustment for us particularly as it pertains to pick up on Thursday, September 13th.  I have been made aware, just the attendance of local and state law enforcement alone, will fill up most of our parking spaces.     Therefore, we need your full cooperation with the following accommodations to safely get everyone picked up on Thursday:   We will use a “car...

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New Waiting List Procedures

Gwenda Brown on August 31, 2018

Creative Learning Center at North Oxford New Waiting List Procedures Effective 08/31/2018 How can a family be added to our waiting list?  To be added to our waiting list, a request must come from a parent or legal guardian by phone or in person during business hours only. Church members seeking enrollment, or current families who want to enroll a sibling, must be added to the list following the same aforementioned procedure. Please do not email, private message or text a waiting list request.  How does a family remain active on our Waiting List? Due to the high volume of...

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August Birthdays

Gwenda Brown on August 30, 2018

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Party in the Parking Lot

Gwenda Brown on August 3, 2018

North Oxford Baptist Church extends a very special invitation to all our CLC Families for a fun evening with your family.  There will be food  and activities for everyone- big and small.  I hope you will join us. 

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2018- 2019 Class Rosters

Gwenda Brown on July 25, 2018

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Hello Families, We are working diligently to prepare our rooms and our hearts for another fantastic year at CLC.  I hope you are also praying for us as we seek to do God's will through the childcare ministry at North Oxford Baptist Church.  We count it all joy to be given the awesome task to care for your child.  We promise to value your child as a unique gift from God.   I have attached the 2018- 2019 Class Rosters.  This will help you know where to find your child's classroom during Open House on Monday, July...

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Open House

Gwenda Brown on July 19, 2018

  Everyone is asked to check-in at the Welcome Center and we will direct you to your child's room.  Creative Learning Center  at North Oxford Baptist Church   OPEN HOUSE   Monday, July 30, 2018 6:00 p.m.   Please join us at Open House to meet your child’s teachers and to visit with other CLC staff and families.  Grandparents and babysitters are welcome too, or anyone who may be dropping off and picking up routinely.    Everyone is asked to check-in at the Welcome Center and we will direct you to your child's room. 

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Parent Orientation 2018- 2019

Gwenda Brown on July 15, 2018

Thursday, July 26th-      Parent Orientation for Infants and Creepers 11:000 a.m. or 5:00 p.m.   Parent Orientation for Toddlers and Two's 12:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m.​      Parent Orientation for Three's and Pre-K   1:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. These meetings are for parents only.  Childcare is not provided.   Please call us at 662-234-9703 to register to attend Parent Orientation.      

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Now Hiring

Gwenda Brown on June 25, 2018

  Now Hiring Full-time Assistant Teachers  Morning  Part Time Helpers in our Infant and Creeper Rooms Afternoon Part time Helpers in our Infant, Creeper, Toddler, PreK and Afterschool classes If you are enthusiastic about working with children and have a joyful, kind and loving spirit we would LOVE to meet you.  You must be a dependable team player who has good communication skills, and is able to lift, bend and stoop with ease.  Resume will be accepted Monday- Friday 8- 5p.m.  Creative Learning Center at North Oxford Baptist Church  304 CR 101 Oxford, MS  38655  662-234-9703

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Installation of new flooring at CLC

Gwenda Brown on May 31, 2018

  Very Important Attention CLC families, Installation of  new flooring on the CLC hallway will begin Friday, June 1 at 3 p.m. To help us out, as many children that can be picked up before 3 p.m. would be very much appreciated.  If you are unable to pick up before 3 p.m. your child will be in the following designated areas: Infants, Creepers, Toddlers- in the Mother's Morning Out area(This the old nursery.)  Enter through the single glass door under the drive thru area after you pass the CLC playground.    Twos, Threes, Fours, and Ms. Shara's Summer kids class-...

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Summer Calendar

Gwenda Brown on May 25, 2018

It is finally summertime and we are looking forward to a bit of a looser pace here at CLC and having lots of summer fun.  I have provided links to our summer calendar below.  More activities will be added as they are determined.  Always refer to your teacher’s weekly lesson plan for specifics activities for your child’s class. There is a $10 activity fee for our 3 year olds classes (Leah, Paula, Carmen) and a $15 activity fee for our PreK- 5th grade classes.  This will be due by June 15th.  Here are a few general reminders for summer time:...

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2017- 2018 Program Evaluation

Gwenda Brown on May 8, 2018

CLC Parents, In the coming days you will receive a program evaluation from us. As parents we value your thoughts as a very important voice on our team.   Please take time to let us know how we are doing. We want to be assured that we are doing what you expected. We also want to know how we can improve.  Your comments will be shared with our teachers, and our CLC committee. I do want to let you know of two big improvements that take place over the next month or so:  (1), We are placing rubber tiles across the...

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Teacher/Staff Appreciation is May 14th- 18th

Gwenda Brown on May 7, 2018

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Ten Years of Blessing- Paula Rikard

Gwenda Brown on April 26, 2018

Ten years of Blessings Get to know our teachers…  Three Year Olds Hello, my name is Paula Rikard.   I am 29 years old and I have worked at CLC since July 2008. I have been here since it opened.  I am presently a lead teacher in our young three year old class.  Before becoming a lead teacher, I worked as an assistant teacher in the three and four year old classes. I have learned a lot about teaching over the years. I like to find new and fun ways to teach children. I enjoy crafting and everything Pinterest. My class...

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Ten Years of Blessing- Kristi Roberson

Gwenda Brown on April 12, 2018

Ten years of Blessings Get to know our teachers…  Two Year Olds Hello, my name is Kristi Robertson.   I am 28 years old and I have worked for CLC since 2009.  I came to work at CLC right out of high school.   I am the assistant teacher in a two year old class.  But over the past 9 years I have worked with Toddlers, Twos and Four year olds.  I enjoy all the different ages.  When I am not at work, I babysit, A LOT! The children and families I babysit for are like family to me and they keep...

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Ten Years of Blessing- Kristen Wallace

Gwenda Brown on April 8, 2018

Ten years of Blessings Get to know our teachers…  Two Year Olds Hello, my name is Kristen Wallace.   I am 32 years old and I have worked for CLC since July of 2012.  I have three beautiful children.  I have twin girls, Maigan and Madelyne, and a son, Blake.  Megan and Madeline are in Middle School at Lafayette School District and Blake is five years old and attends CLC.  My twins like to do pageants and I am their pageant coach, hair stylist, and makeup artist.  They have both won local titles and competed in the Miss Magnolia State last...

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Ten Years of Blessings- Katie Crabtree

Gwenda Brown on April 2, 2018

Ten years of Blessings Get to know our teachers…  Two Year Olds Hello, my name is Katie Crabtree.   I am 28 years old and I have worked for CLC since 2016.  I have two children, Bryson and Lily Kate.  Bryson is in Pre-K and Lily Kate is in the Creeper class at CLC.  I am a single mom, and my children are my greatest joy in life.  Between work and my children I rarely have even a moment to myself, but when I do get a rare spare minute I like to read and take naps.  I find being a...

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Join us Easter Sunday

Gwenda Brown on March 30, 2018

Come join us this Easter Sunday, April 1 for Bible study @ 9:15 a.m. & Worship @ 10:30 a.m.

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Ten Years of Blessings- Bridget Whitley

Gwenda Brown on March 28, 2018

Ten years of Blessings Get to know our teachers…  Two Year Olds Hello, my name is Bridget Whitley.   I am 33 years old and I have worked for CLC since April 2012.  I have three children, Zachary, Zoey, and Zaiden.  Zachary and Zoey are students at Lafayette Elementary and my youngest is in the Toddler class here at CLC.  When I am not at work, I am busy taking care of my family. They keep me very busy, but if I ever get a day to myself I like to go shopping, watch movies and take a nap.             I...

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Ten Years of Blessings- Shirley Pegues

Gwenda Brown on March 21, 2018

Ten years of Blessings Get to know our teachers…  Toddler Room Hello, my name is Shirley Pegues.   I am 63 years old and I have worked for CLC since April 2012.  To the children I am Mrs. Shirley.  If you come to my class you will likely find me reading to the children.  I have a good strong voice and I like to portray the characters as I read.   My favorite book to read is Brown Bear, Brown Bear. When I am not at work, I am busy taking care of my family and my church family.  I also like...

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Ten Years of Blessings- Cindy Warren

Gwenda Brown on March 9, 2018

Ten years of Blessings Get to know our teachers…  Toddler Room Hello, my name is Cindy Warren.   I am 43 years old and I have worked for CLC since August 2012.  I moved away for about a year and half in 2015 but I was thrilled to be able to come back to my job upon my return to Mississippi. When I am not at work, I am busy creating something. I am usually working on something for my class.  Relaxing to me means I am likely sewing or painting.  I also love music; sometimes I bring my guitar to...

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Ten Years of Blessings- Camilla Coleman

Gwenda Brown on March 2, 2018

Ten years of Blessings Get to know our teachers…  Toddler Room Hello, my name is Camilla Coleman.   I am 44 years old and I have worked for CLC since August 2017.  I have 3 children.  My oldest son, Montarious, is 28, my middle son, Ke’ Michael, is 21, and my youngest, Gabby, she is 15.  When I am not at work I like to read.  My favorite kinds of books to read are dramas and mysteries.  I joined a book club about 4 years ago.  I have a good time with these ladies. They can find the best books for...

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Ten Years of Blessings- Tiffany Buford

Gwenda Brown on February 28, 2018

Ten years of Blessings Get to know our teachers…  Toddler Room Hello, my name is Tiffany Buford.   I am 33 years old and I have worked for CLC since August 2016.  I have 3 children. My daughter Azariah is 16.  My oldest son Kameron is 13 and Marquis is 12.  They all attend Lafayette School District.  Azariah plays basketball for LHS and is a State Champion. When I am not at work I love spending time with my children and my extended family.        I love working with toddlers; they always amaze me when they show their personalities and how...

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Ten Years of Blessings- Candice Stanford

Gwenda Brown on February 23, 2018

Ten years of Blessings Get to know our teachers…  Creeper Room Hello, my name is Candice Stanford.   I am 33 years old and I have worked for CLC since October 2016. I have one son, BJ, who is 17 years old and is a senior at Oxford High School. My favorite thing to do is watch him play sports, but I especially love to watch him play football for the Chargers.  When I am not at work I exercise, shop and play sports.        I love working with babies; they always amaze me when they start babbling and soon they’re...

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Ten Years of Blessings- Jeana Tidwell

Gwenda Brown on February 22, 2018

Ten years of Blessings Get to know our teachers…  Creeper Room Hello, my name is Jeana Tidwell.   I am 32 years old and I have worked for CLC since 2008. I have three boys who have all been enrolled at CLC during the last 10 years.  My oldest is now in 6th grade and my middle son is in 1st grade at Lafayette; leaving my youngest still with me at CLC in the two year old room.  For nine years I worked as teacher in a toddler class, but this year I am in the Creeper room.  I am the...

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Ten Years of Blessings- Joan Willson

Gwenda Brown on February 15, 2018

Get to know our teachers…  Infant Room Teachers Hello, my name is Joan Willson.  I am 67 years old and I have worked for CLC in the infant room since the beginning, in 2008.  I am a retired teacher with the Oxford School District and my husband, David Willson, is the director of bands at Ole Miss.  I recently had both knee replaced, and was proud to be able to walk the St Jude 5K last year.        I love working with babies; they always amaze me when they first learn to crawl, pull up and then start walking. The...

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Ten Years of Blessings- Tasha Brassell

Gwenda Brown on February 13, 2018

Get to know our teachers…  Infant Room Teachers Hello, my name is Tasha Brassell.  I am 35 years old and I have worked for CLC since 2008.  I have three children.  When I am not at work I like to travel with my church and spend time with my family.       I love working with babies; they always amaze me when they start sitting up on their own but when they get old enough to give hugs and kisses that just melts my heart.  Our babies are very smart; I know this because they mimic what I say and do.  One...

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Ten Years of Blessings- Tasha Pegures

Gwenda Brown on February 12, 2018

Ten years of Blessings- Tasha Pegues   Get to know our teachers from the Infant Room: Hello, my name is Tasha Pegues.  I am 32 years old and I have worked for CLC since 2009.  I have one daughter who is in the 5th grade.   When I am not at work I like to read mystery novels.     I love working with babies; they always amaze me when they start meeting all their developmental milestones. My babies are very smart; I know this because many of them surpass all of our expectations I love my job because it teaches me...

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Ten Years of Blessings- Gwenda's thoughts

Gwenda Brown on February 1, 2018

Ten Years of Blessings Ten years!  How is it so?  I started to work for North Oxford Baptist Church the first Monday in March 2008.  How does time seem to stand still but fly by at the same time?   I have been known to tell others when I think of my 10 years at CLC it reminds me of a two term president… and the before and after pictures are staggering!  Blonde hair is now mostly gray. The only blonde in my hair is chemically treated.  Back then I had never worn glasses a day in my life…now I have...

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We will be open on Presidents' Day

Gwenda Brown on January 30, 2018

 Attention CLC Families, We will be open on Monday, February 19th for Presidents' Day.  We had chosen this day for a staff development day as this is a holiday for schools, banks, and government offices.  However, in the aftermath of the snow and ice the schools will now be open.  To alleviate a hardship on our families for childcare we will be open and will reschedule our staff development to take place on another day after program hours.    Warmest regards, Gwenda 

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CLC will open tomorrow at Noon.

Gwenda Brown on January 17, 2018

CLC WILL OPEN AT NOON TOMORROW- Thursday, January 18th. 

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CLC will be closed.

Gwenda Brown on January 15, 2018

CLC will be closed tomorrow- Tuesday, January 16th due to inclement weather. 

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Winter Weather Notification for Tuesday, January 16th

Gwenda Brown on January 15, 2018

The OSD will have a delayed start tomorrow but if conditions worsen they will announce full day closure in the morning by 6:30a.m. Clc will open at 9a.m. unless full day closure is announced. Stay connected and I will relay information as soon as I know.  Stay safe and warm. ❄️❄️❄️

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Winter Weather Warning

Gwenda Brown on January 15, 2018

WINTER WEATHER WARNING According the National Weather Service, Oxford/Lafayette will be under a winter weather warning effective at 9 p.m. tonight and will continue through noon on Tuesday, January 16th. By policy, we will close due to inclement weather according to the decision of the Oxford School District. I will relay their decision to you as soon as I am notified. Be safe and stay warm.     

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Weather notification for Friday January 12th

Gwenda Brown on January 12, 2018

Clc will follow the decision of the Oxford School District and be closed today, Friday January 12th.  Happy Snow Day!

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Winter Weather Notification for Friday, January 12th

Gwenda Brown on January 11, 2018

Winter Weather Notice for Friday, January 12th    We have just been informed that both Oxford and Lafayette School districts will have a 2 hour delay in the mornin and will make a decision about full day closure between 6 - 8 a.m. tomorrow.   We will follow their decision and be closed in the morning, as well.  We will open at 9:00 a.m. If full day closure is announced, I will report it to you as soon as I know on all our social media outlets.  

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Thanksgiving Feast and Shoeboxes

Gwenda Brown on November 29, 2017

CLC families, I want to express my true gratitude to you. We packed 26 shoeboxes full of necessities, gifts and loveables for Operation Christmas Child.  I know our efforts will make a difference to a deserving child somewhere in this world. OPC has a great influence for Christ and I am glad we can do our part to help.   Thanks, also, for attending our Thanksgiving Feast I love sharing a meal together and creating these special memories for our children.   Warmest regards, Gwenda    

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Looking ahead- Calendar Notes

Gwenda Brown on October 17, 2017

We want to make you aware of a few calendar notes to keep in mind as we approach a very busy holiday season.   * Tuesday,  October 31st-  Fall Carnival will be held in the Family Life Center for our Toddler- Four year old classes.  Each age group will attend at the following times: Toddlers- 9:00; Twos 9:30; Young and Middle Threes 10:00, Older Threes 10:30; Fours 11:10.  Children are welcome to wear their non-scary costumes. *  Friday, November 17th- Thanksgiving Feast will be at 11:30a.m. in the Family Life Center for our entire CLC family.  Please join us for a...

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Communication with Parents- Himama App and Website

Gwenda Brown on October 4, 2017

Hello CLC Parents: We have completed our trial run with the Himama Childcare App and I am pleased to say we have purchased a one year subscription to continue to use the app.  The decision was easy as we have gotten great feedback from many of you about the app.  I understand, in this day in time, the more information we can access easily with our smartphones and computers the more we will know.  I trust all of you are successfully logged in and using the app to get daily reports from us about your child's day.  Let us know...

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Celebrating 10th year of ministry

Gwenda Brown on September 1, 2017

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Help Needed in our After School Program

Gwenda Brown on August 14, 2017

CLC is looking for a couple of college students that can work 2:30- 5:30 Monday- Friday with our After School Program.  Their responsibilities would consist of helping with homework, providing recreational activities and supervision.   This would be great hands on experience with school age kids and perfect to add to a resume for elementary education students.  If you know of someone that might be interested please tell them to contact us at CLC as soon as possible.  Our number is 234-9703    Thanks, Gwenda

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Class Assignments, Parent Orientation, and Open House

Gwenda Brown on July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017 Dear CLC Parents: We are busy preparing for and are anticipating a wonderful start to our 10th program year.  Please see attachment below for your child’s class assignment for the 2017- 2018 program year. All children will promote to their new classrooms on Monday, July 31st. I encourage all our parents to consider attending our Parent Orientation.  This orientation time is useful whether you’re a new parent or a veteran parent.  Beyond being orientated to our policy and procedures, we will discuss the addition of MyKidzDay App.  This App will give you updates and notifications about your...

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Program Evaluations

Gwenda Brown on May 30, 2017

Dear Parents: Can you believe we are completing our 9th program year at CLC?   Just like the saying goes-"the days are long, but the years are short." There are times I feel like we have always been here, but most of the time I can’t believe how fast the years have passed. I am full of gratitude that God has allowed me to be a part of this incredible experience.  We are blessed with the best teachers, great facilities and of course you- the most awesome children and families of Oxford. It is my desire to continue to serve you...

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Summer time at CLC

Gwenda Brown on May 27, 2017

Hello Summer!! We have put away all our "school" work and are ready for summer fun.  Summer at CLC mean:  field trips, movie days, plenty of time in the water, bike rides, and sweet fresh watermelon and  ice cold popsicles to cool us down- things we can only do in the SUMMER.  To keep up with your child's activities to plan and dress your child appropriately- look below for your child's schedule of events.   Please return all permission slip and activities fees by Monday June 5th.   Summer Safety Reminders Remember, our playground pads and asphalt get very hot....

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NOBC Party in the Park

Gwenda Brown on March 22, 2017

On behalf of North Oxford Baptist Church I would like to extend an invitation all our CLC families to Party in the Park  

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Our main phone line is down

Gwenda Brown on March 9, 2017

Please be advised that our main phone line is down.  Please use our 234-9852 number to reach us.  Sorry for the inconvinence.  

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Registration Reminder

Gwenda Brown on March 8, 2017

Registration Reminder Last day to register is Friday, March 10th If you have a pending situation or have a question about registration, please call me TODAY.  I will be glad to assist you if I can. If your child is not returning to CLC, please fill in the back side of the registration card and return it to the CLC reception desk.   March 8, 2017 Dear CLC Parents: It is time to register your child or children for the August 2017- July 2018 program year.  All current families have until Friday, March 10th to confirm their participation in our program...

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Urgent Message to our Oxford School District Families

Gwenda Brown on January 27, 2017

January 27, 2017   Oxford School District Families: Looking ahead it has become apparent to us that we presently serve more 30 children that could potentially be attending the Oxford School District(OSD) Pre-K- 4th grade in the fall with almost half of the 30 children being Pre-K .  This large number of OSD children creates a dilemma for our afterschool program-especially in the area transportation.    I know not all children who are testing to attend Bramlett Pre-K will get in, but as it stands right now we have at least 6 Kindergarten and 1st grade children who we know...

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2017- 2018 Registration

Gwenda Brown on January 26, 2017

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End of the year statement of receipts

Gwenda Brown on January 18, 2017

Attention CLC Parents: End of the year statement of receipts are being distributed today.  It will be placed in your child's cubby or in your take home folder. I have mailed statments to families who attended our program last year, but are not presently attending.  If you have any questions or if you do not receive a statement, please call me and I will assist you.   Thank you, Gwenda Brown

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CLC will close today at 3:30

Gwenda Brown on January 6, 2017

Due to the threat of inclement weather CLC will close today at 3:30.  We will pick up our Afterschool kids at Bramlett, Oxford Elementary, and Della at their early dismissal time today.   Thanks, Gwenda  

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Thankful for You

Gwenda Brown on November 29, 2016

Thankful for You During the Thanksgiving season I could count my blessings daily and still miss so many things and people I take for granted.  But I don't want to miss this opportunity to express how thankful I am for you, your children and the amazing staff at CLC.  The families of CLC, present and past, will always be among the people I cherish the most in my life.  You bring me great joy and fullfillment. God indeed created me for a purpose and I am thankful one of those purposes is to be among you. When we all come...

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Community Helpers

Gwenda Brown on October 20, 2016

A few cute pictures of our Three year olds delivery of special care packages to our Community Helpers. We also visited the Fire department, the Humane Society, and the City Maintenance Department.  Thank you parents for donating our goodies to share with all our community helper friends.  

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Help Needed

Gwenda Brown on October 12, 2016

Attention CLC Dads,  We need the help of a few of our Dads to help us break down and remove some cabinets from the kitchen on Saturday morning.  We will begin at 9:00a.m. and it shouldn't take more than an hour or two to complete.  Chris Watson, CLC committee members, will be heading up this project; he just needs the help of a few of you.  Please contact me at 234-9703 or gwendabrown@northoxford.org if you would like to volunteer.     Thanks so much, Gwenda 

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Bring a sack lunch

Gwenda Brown on October 12, 2016

Please bring a peanut-free sack lunch to school on Monday.  Our kitchen is getting a makeover....well sorta. We will be removing some of our cabinets and replacing them with stainless steel cabinets as well as adding a convection oven. This work will begin on Saturday and hopefully will be completed by Monday afternoon. We will not be able to use our kitchen on Monday, so we ask that you help us out by sending your child with a peanut-free sack lunch. We will provide milk and water, but you are welcome to send their favorite juice box for their beverage.  Again,...

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Correction on Calendar of Events and Closings

Gwenda Brown on August 31, 2016

Please make the following correction to our Calendar of Events and Closings:    CLC will be closed for the Christmas and New Year's Holidays on Thursday, December 22nd- Monday, January 2nd.  We will be reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd.  

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First of the year thoughts and reminders

Gwenda Brown on August 23, 2016

CLC Parents: After three full weeks into our 2016- 2017 program year everyone seems to be in a routine and doing well.   There are still a few tears as some of our new friends separate from Mom or Dad in the mornings, but by the end of the day everyone has had a successful and fun day.  This year, we are happy to be serving 149 children from 105 families.  To meet the demands of our waiting list, we added a new three year old class. This class includes our oldest three year old children who will all be turning...

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New Families Open House

Gwenda Brown on July 26, 2016

Attention New CLC Families CLC Open House has been changed due to a scheduling conflict.  Open House will be Thursday 28th during our normal operating hours 7- 11a.m. or 2- 5:30 p.m. North Oxford Baptist Church is hosting a statewide Conference, Church Music Mississippi, on Thursday, July 28th with more than 350 attendees.  These attendees will begin arriving at noon for rehearsals to prepare for a public concert at 7p.m. in the Sanctuary.  We expect the attendees plus the guests that will arrive for the concert to fill all of our parking spaces.   We have tried to figure a way...

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Open House has been rescheduled

Gwenda Brown on July 26, 2016

Attention Parents CLC Open House has been changed due to a scheduling conflict  Open House will be Thursday Morning, July 28th during morning drop-off North Oxford Baptist Church is hosting a statewide Conference, Church Music Mississippi, on Thursday, July 28th with more than 350 attendees.  These attendees will begin arriving at noon for rehearsals to prepare for a public concert at 7p.m. in the Sanctuary.  We expect the attendees plus the guests that will arrive for the concert to fill all of our parking spaces.   We have tried to figure a way to accommodate our CLC families among all this...

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2016- 2017 Class Roster

Gwenda Brown on July 21, 2016

CLC Parents:   We are busy preparing for our new year and we look forward to seeing all of you at our Open House to meet your new friends and teachers.  Open House is come and go next Thursday, July 28 at 6:00- 7:30 . See the above attachment for 2016- 2017 class roster. Good day, Gwenda  

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Now Hiring Part time workers for Afterschool

Gwenda Brown on July 11, 2016

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Now Hiring...

Gwenda Brown on July 5, 2016

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Our phones are down

Gwenda Brown on July 5, 2016

CLC Parents: We are experiencing technical difficulties due to the weather last night that has resulted in our phones being down all over campus.  Please call or txt my cell phone if you need us.  Sorry for the inconvenience.   Thanks, Gwenda 

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Summer time at CLC (Daily schedule)

Gwenda Brown on June 3, 2016

Scroll below to see our daily schedule for the Three, Four, and School-age kid's    Summer activities

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Summer time at CLC

Gwenda Brown on May 30, 2016

Summer time FUN We are planning a fun summer for everyone at CLC.  Scroll below to see highlights of our summer plans and our FUN Friday activites.  But this is not all.... you must check our calendar daily to know about our other activites and trips; such as movies, museum, library, swimming, frisbees in the grove.... and much more.            CLC Summer Kick-off May 31st- June 3rd   Thursday, June 2nd Summer READING PROGRAM KICK-OFF with puppet show in the gym for everyone (toddlers- school-aged kids)    FUN FRIDAY ACTIVITY: Big Waterslide and lots of water fun for everyone ...

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Summer menu

Gwenda Brown on May 30, 2016

Summer Menu It is Summer time and that means lots of fresh fruits and vegetables!!!!!  This summer at CLC, we want to eat lighter with the freshest foods available. To do so, I will post our menu a week at time so we can find and include fresh summer foods.     To get ready for our summer menu change, this week we will serve a variety of foods to clear out "odds and ends" from our freezer and pantry.  See our menu for this week's menu.      

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2015- 2016 Program Evaluations

Gwenda Brown on May 19, 2016

Dear CLC Parents,    I can hardly believe we are nearing the end of another program year at CLC.  It has been a good year!! We have so much to be thankful for...... This was our first year to transport Oxford afterschool kids to the CLC and I could not of imagined it going as well as it did. We had absolutely no problems. I thank God for the safety and protection of our staff and children during transportation to and from schools.  We look forward to providing this service again next school year.   It takes a lot of us...

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Picture Day information

Gwenda Brown on April 11, 2016

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Spring Break- We're having a blast

Gwenda Brown on March 15, 2016

Toss a wet sponge to a friend, if it falls on the ground the sponge gets wet again... Pass the ball under and over...and try to beat the girls! Spell your name as fast as you can...it's a RACE!! No games or relays here....just your favorite colors for your cross picture.

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Cash for a Cure

Gwenda Brown on March 11, 2016

Little hands can do BIG things.  This week our kids brought in fists full of coins and dollars.  Their sweet offerings amounted to an amazing $900 raised for American Cancer Society and Team Sherry Scott.  Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.    

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Pancakes & Playdates for a good cause

Gwenda Brown on March 10, 2016

Bring your kids and support the American Cancer Society  and Team Sherry Scott.  

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Attention CLC Parents- Very Important

Gwenda Brown on March 3, 2016

Attention CLC Parents:   You have one more day to retain your spot for our 2016- 2017 program year.  Please turn in your registration card along with a $100 non-refundable registration fee per child to the reception desk by the end of the day Friday, March 4th.  All vacant spots will be offered to waiting list families on Monday, March 8th.  If you have any questions concerning registration, please call us(234-9703).  We will be glad to help you.      Additionally, if you are not reenrolling at CLC, let us know by filling out the back side of the registration...

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Community Playdate

Gwenda Brown on February 16, 2016

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CLC will be closed tomorrow.

Gwenda Brown on January 21, 2016

Due to the threat of hazardous weather, CLC will follow the decision of the Oxford School District and will be closed tomorrow, Friday January 22nd. 

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Winter Weather Warning

Gwenda Brown on January 21, 2016

  January 05, 2017 Attention CLC Parents: Keep these points in mind as we approach tomorrow's weather and future inclement weather conditions: Our closings due to weather will coincide with the closings of the Oxford School District. We will  also announce and post closings on our website and Facebook page.    If conditions worsen during the school day and closing is necessary, please make arrangements to pick up your child by the announced time. If conditions worsen during the school day and school closings are announced, the CLC afterschool vans will not run.  Make arrangements to pick up your school-aged...

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Happy New Year-2016

Gwenda Brown on January 10, 2016

Happy New Year!! I hope and trust all of you enjoyed your family and friends during the Christmas holiday. I especially wish those of you who have suffered great loss recently were able to find comfort and joy during this most special time of the year, too.  Because of the flu and then a bout of pneumonia, I missed our Christmas program. I was heartbroken to miss it, but thankful for the sweet pictures that soon flooded my facebook page of our sweet babies.  What an amazing, sweet and pure way to tell the real story of Christmas. I know...

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December reminders

Gwenda Brown on December 3, 2015

December 3, 2015   Attention Parents: Just a couple of calendar reminders: Christmas program- December 10th at 6:00p.m.  We will feed all the children participating in Christmas program a light supper of Chick-fil-a Nuggets, fries, and fruit.   Closed for Professional Development- Friday, December 11th  Closed for Christmas and New Year's Day I am looking forward to another happy holiday time at CLC.  If you haven't seen it, you have to see the amazing job our teachers have done, "decking our hall" with a "Charlie Brown Christmas." What a fun, happy place we have!! I am very thankful for our...

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Attention CLC Parents- Very Important

Gwenda Brown on November 17, 2015

Dear CLC Parents: As I mentioned in my prior communication to you, we have suffered a crash of our server's hard drives that our Headmaster program backup to.  Unfortunately, I learned today that our backup is corrupted and no information can be retrieved.  Obviously, this is not good news; especially at the end of the year.  As soon as we are able, we will begin building the data back into our Headmaster program. If you are going to need an end of the year statement for tax purposes, I will need your help to recreate your full 2015 account.  Please supply one...

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Attn Parents: Technology Issues

Gwenda Brown on November 11, 2015

CLC Parents:  I want to inform you that we are experiencing technical difficulties.  We have suffered complete loss of our server and are unable to access our Headmaster program that we use for tuition transactions.  I have not yet recorded your November tuition payment into our system, thus, you will not receive a receipt of payment. However, I have recorded all payments received and deposited your check/cash in the bank.  As soon as I am able to access our Headmaster program, I will record of your payment and distribute receipts.      Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.   Gwenda

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Proud of our two year old class

Gwenda Brown on October 23, 2015

I am proud of Ms. Kristi and Mrs Debra's class for preparing goodie baskets and posters for our local police and fire stations to show our appreciation for all they do.   Thanks parents for donating goodies for the baskets.   CLC loves all our community helpers. 

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Parent Teacher Conference

Gwenda Brown on September 18, 2015

Dear CLC Parents: Parent Teacher Conferences will be held Monday- Friday, September 21- 25th. I hope you will take advantage of this time to meet with your teacher. There is a sign-up sheet in the classroom.  Your child's teacher has prepared, through observation and interaction with your child, a developmental checklist and she would love the opportunity to share this with you. Our teachers will plan activities and lessons throughout the year to help you child reach the goals set forth on these development checklist. I think you will find it interesting and informative.  Again, I hope you will come....

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Help Wanted: Substitute Teachers

Gwenda Brown on September 14, 2015

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Free Developmental Screening

Gwenda Brown on September 8, 2015

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2015- 2016 Class Rosters

Gwenda Brown on July 28, 2015

I have attached below the class rosters for our 2015- 2016 program year.  I look forward to seeing all of you at our Open House on Thursday, July 30th at 6:00- 7:30p.m. to meet your new teachers and visit your new class.  

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Parent Handbook 2015- 2016

Gwenda Brown on July 27, 2015

Please take time to review our 2015- 2016 Parent Handbook below.  All policies and procedures are established for:  Safety Best childcare practice,   Unity for the overall good of the program  ​Policy and procedures set forth in the CLC Parent Handbook are not suggestions, but are indeed policy.   Here are some changes to our 2015-2016 handbook that you will need to adhere to: Tuition rate increase effective August 1, 2015 Transportation of afterschool children Holiday Closings Also be mindful of these crucial policies regarding the safety and health of our children: No children are allowed in the kitchen.  Ask...

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Parent Orientation 2015- 2016

Gwenda Brown on July 22, 2015

July 14, 2015 Dear CLC Parents: We are busy preparing for and are anticipating a wonderful start to our new program year.  As a new parent, we have lots of valuable information to share with you and encourage all our new families to attend Parent Orientation.  For your convenience, I will offer two opportunities for you to attend orientation.  The first will be held on Thursday, July 23rd at 11:30a.m.  and the second will be Thursday, July 23rd at 6:00p.m.  I hope many of you will choose to attend.  It will be a great opportunity to meet and fellowship with...

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Water Day Tomorrow July 17th

Gwenda Brown on July 16, 2015

Some of you may have missed getting this information today.  To beat the heat, CLC will have water day tomorrow, Friday, July 17th. We will have the waterslides, a wading pool and sprinkers for everyone.        

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Job Opportunities at CLC

Gwenda Brown on June 24, 2015

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View and Purchase your Portraits

Gwenda Brown on April 20, 2015

Teddy Portraits will be here on  Thursday, April 23, 2015 3:00- 5:30 for you to view and purchase your portraits This is a one time only opportunity

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Picture Days

Gwenda Brown on April 6, 2015

Picture Days are Thursday, April 9th and Friday, April 10th.  Today you will find a Picture Day participation form in your child's cubby. Please read information carefully and return form on Wednesday, April 8th.    

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Easter Egg Hunts

Gwenda Brown on March 31, 2015

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Playground here we come!!

Gwenda Brown on March 15, 2015

The sun is out and I can't wait for our kiddos to get back out on the playground tomorrow.  I filled the sand boxes with new sand, bought new balls, trucks, bubbles, and sidewalk chalk. Playground Here we Come!!!  

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Important reminders- please read!

Gwenda Brown on March 9, 2015

Obviously, last week was not the normal week I was hoping for.  As of this morning, I still had ice in the shady spots at my house. Thankfully, we are all moving around safely now and hopefully that was our last weather event.   Please read carefully through the following notes to be reminded of Spring Break news and upcoming deadlines and news concerning tuition and registration:   Spring Break I have added to our calendar all Spring Break activities. Because of the weather, we had to revise our schedule just a little from what you may have earlier received.  Your teacher...

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Inclement Weather Notice- Wednesday, March 4th

Gwenda Brown on March 4, 2015

At this time the Oxford School District has announced a delayed start of two hours due to inclement weather in morning.  However, it is probable this will be upgraded to school closure. The OSD will announce a decision about school closings at 8:00a.m.   CLC will open tomorrow at 9 a.m. tomorrow, but be alert to changes to this decision.    

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Looking forward to a normal week

Gwenda Brown on March 1, 2015

The snow was a wonderful break from reality! I hope everyone enjoyed playing and sharing in unexpected family time as much as I did.  With that said, I am hoping for a normal week.   Remember, It is Dr. Seuss week. It is going to be FUN!   Just a few reminders: The March menu has been posted on website.  There could be some changes to menu during Spring Break.  I will inform you, if so. All exisiting families have until March 13th to register for 2015- 16 program year.   If you have any questions, please let me know....

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Inclement Weather Notice- February 25, 2015

Gwenda Brown on February 25, 2015

CLC will be closed Thursday, February, 26. Enjoy another snow day!!!!

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Inclement Weather Notice February 24, 2015

Gwenda Brown on February 24, 2015

CLC will be closed on Wednesday, February 25 due to hazardous weather conditions.  Be safe and stay warm. 

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Inclement Weather Notice- Monday, February 23

Gwenda Brown on February 23, 2015

CLC will follow the decision of the Oxford School District and close today at 2:30.  Oxford afterschool children will be brought to CLC.  Lafayette afterschool children will need to be picked up at Lafayette.  

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Inclement Weather Notice- Noon, Monday, February 16th

Gwenda Brown on February 16, 2015

In an effort to get all our families and staff home safely CLC will close today at 3:30p.m. Parents of Oxford afterschool students can pick up their child at CLC.  They should arrive at by 3:30.  Lafayette afterschool will arrive to CLC at 1:30 today as Lafayette is being dismissed early. 

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Inclement Weather Notice

Gwenda Brown on February 15, 2015

CLC will follow the decision of the Oxford School District and have a delayed start tomorrow.  CLC will open at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, February 16th.  The Oxford School District will make a decision by 8:00 a.m. on Monday if there is a need to be closed for the entire school day.  If so, CLC will be do according to the OSD and be closed all day. Be safe and stay warm, Gwenda  

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Registration 2015- 2016 Program Year

Gwenda Brown on February 9, 2015

Attention CLC Parents: It is time to start planning for our 2015- 2016 program year.  All of you,our existing families, will have first opportunity to register to retain your spot beginning March 2- 13th. Registration cards will be placed in your child's cubby on Wednesday, February 25th .  If you would like to retain your spot, please fill out the registration card and return to the assigned basket on the reception desk with a $100 non-refundable registration fee.  If you wish to release your spot, let us know by completing the backside of the registration card and return it to...

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"Snowball Fight"

Gwenda Brown on January 23, 2015

I thought you might like to see this.  Paula came to my office and ask me if I would come to her room for a moment.  When I opened the door I was slammed with "Snowballs".  Needless to say, the kids thought it was a blast.  Making memories at CLC!  

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2014 Statement of Receipts

Gwenda Brown on January 20, 2015

Attention CLC Parents: The 2014 statement of receipts are now available and will be put in your child's cubby or backpack on Wednesday, January 21st.  Please check your child's cubby or backpack to assure you receive your copy. Good day, Gwenda      

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January notes and reminders

Gwenda Brown on January 9, 2015

Happy New Year! It's January and COLD! I am especially thankful today for the warm shelter we have here at CLC.  We have had a wonderful first full week back together.  It's fun listening in on the children talk about all their Christmas presents and watching them reconnect with their school friends will definitely warm your heart.  We are so blessed with such sweet children at CLC. Thankfully, all of our friends have returned to school happy and well with no word of the flu from anyone.  I hope we can stay as well as possible through the rest of...

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CLC will reopen on Friday, January 2nd

Gwenda Brown on December 30, 2014

Just a reminder CLC will reopen on Friday, January 2nd at 7:00a.m.  Please see Menu for the January 2015 menu.  I hope everyone has had a wonderful Christmas and New Year holiday.  We look forward to seeing everyone on Friday.    

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Christmas Notes and Reminders

Gwenda Brown on December 3, 2014

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas around CLC.  Here is a list of dates to remember: Thursday, December 11th-  CLC Christmas Program at 6:00 p.m. Friday, December 12th- Closed for Staff Development Monday, December 15th- Friday, December 19th- CLC Polar Express week (This week will be all about Christmas...crafts, Christmas stories, yummy snacks and the Polar Express)  Wednesday, December 10th-  Toddler, Two and Three year old class Christmas Party at 2:30 Friday, December 19th- Four year old classes Christmas Party at 2:30 (Be sure to get information from your child's teacher concerning details you'll need to know for...

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Weekly Lesson Plans

Gwenda Brown on October 24, 2014

Parents:   Did you know you can find weekly lesson plans for your child's class(Toddler- Four Year Olds) on our website?  Go to What's happening in our classes to stay up-to-date of all the fun ways we are learning at CLC.  Below is a sample lesson plan of a Two year old class.  

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Thanks Moms, Dads and Grandparents, We had a wonderful day at Cedar Hill Farms

Gwenda Brown on October 9, 2014

A big THANK YOU to everyone who joined us on our trip to Cedar Hill Farms.  The weather was great and the kids were awesome.  I couldn't of dreamed of a more perfect day.  I posted pictures of our day on the home page of our website, but here is some pictures of some of you.  

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Enterovirus D68

Gwenda Brown on September 11, 2014

Parents, Due to the outbreak of this virus in nearby states in our region of the country I want to connect you to the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) for related informaiton concering this virus. According to the MSDH, "entervirus infections are usually seen more in the summer and fall, with newborns through teenagers being most likely to get infected and become sick. Infants and people with weakened immune systems have a greater chance of complications."  Since the symtoms of this virus and other dangerous respirtory viruses such as RSV begin much like a common cold please help us keep our childcare safe...

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........We're all settled in now

Gwenda Brown on August 27, 2014

It is August 27, 2014 and I am happy to report we are all settled in for a great 2014- 2015 program year.  Everyone at CLC has worked tirelessly to comfort and love your children as they have adjusted to new rooms, new teachers, and new routines. Most of our friends have adjusted quite well, without any tears or fears, leaving only a few that have needed a little more reassurance. As of today, our teachers report all their children to be doing just fine. Thank you parents for your patience and support during the new year transisition. I trust...

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Classroom Assignments 2014- 2015

Gwenda Brown on July 21, 2014

Parents:  We have had a wonderful summer at CLC! It is hard to believe we will begin our 2014- 2015 program year in less than two weeks.  Our class lists are ready!! See attachments below for your child's classroom assignment. Also, I strongly encourage and really hope everyone will attend one of our Parent Orientations.  We are making many improvements in the classrooms to better meet and compy with the Early Learning Standards. Please don't miss this opportunity to learn and ask questions. I look forward to having many of you attend.  

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Summer Activities

Gwenda Brown on May 28, 2014

We have our summer all planned out and you should receive information on all our scheduled events today.  I have also posted all this information on our website under Upcoming Events.  Please read carefully through all this information and pay special attention to Sun Safe Guidelines.  Additionally, there is information specific to our Four year old and School Age children about special outings we have planned for them.   We are looking forward to a fun summer here at CLC.  

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Inclement Weather

Beverly Kagey on April 28, 2014

Due to inclement weather and OSD closing, we are asking that all children are picked up by 2:30, Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions. 

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Parent Meeting

Gwenda Brown on April 22, 2014

I would like to identify and meet with any interested parents of our upcoming three and four year old classes (Really, any interested parent is welcome) to discuss and exchange thoughts about education in the early learning environment. As you can imagine there are many "schools of thought" about this issue and certainly the pressure to learn and do more by kindergarten is greater than ever before. What do you think?  Please join us on one or both of the following meeting times to gives us your thoughts:       Monday, May 5th 6:00p.m. in a classroom directly above the CLC...

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Program Evaluations

Gwenda Brown on April 22, 2014

We are nearing the end to another successful year at CLC.  It is my hope you feel we have provided for you and your child an excellent childcare service.  Please let us know about your experince by evaluating us. You should have recieved a Program Evaluation from your child's class yesterday.  If you did not, it will be in your child's cubbie today.  Your responses will be shared with the CLC committee, Church Administration and CLC staff.   Thank you, Gwenda

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Teacher/Staff Appreciation

Gwenda Brown on April 21, 2014

Creative Learning Center Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week May 12th- 16th Please show your love and appreciation to our staff by participating in the following ways:   Monday, May 12th CLC is treating all teachers and staff to a manicure Tuesday, May 13th Bring a sweet treat for your sweetheart teachers Wednesday, May 14th Bring a card and a "happy" of your choice that says, "I Love You!" Thursday, May 15th Bake a homemade goody, sweet or savory, for all the teahcers/staff to enjoy and share Friday, May 16th CLC/NOBC is treating all teachers/staff to a catered lunch    

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University of Mississippi Cub Lab

Gwenda Brown on April 7, 2014

The University of Mississippi Psychology Department- CUB LAB would like the participation of our Four year old and Afterschool children in a study to find what helps children control their thoughts and behaviors and how this control is related to things like getting along with friends, understanding others, and remembering information. They will play games using toys, stories, videos, and computers.  Please see attachments below for more information. Parent packets including this information will be sent home on Wednesday, April 9th. Your child's participation in this study is strictly on a volunteer bases and your permission and informed consent is...

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Speech and Hearing Testing

Beverly Kagey on March 13, 2014

The University of Mississippi will be conduct a hearing and speech evaluation for our four year olds. Your child's teacher has sent home the forms for you to complete if you are interested in having your child tested. These forms must be returned by Monday March 17th in order for your child to participate. Please contact us should you have any questions!

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Registration Reminder

Gwenda Brown on March 12, 2014

We still have families that have not registered their child/ren for the 2014- 2015 program year.  Don't forget the deadline to register is Friday, March 14th at 5:30 p.m. All available spots will be offered to families on our waiting list beginning Monday, March 17th.   If you are out of town, and have not registered please call us asap.  If your child is not returning to CLC for 2014- 2015 program year, please let us know by completing the back side of the registration card and placing it in the basket located in the reception area.   Thank you...

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Registration 2014- 2015

Gwenda Brown on March 5, 2014

It is time to register for the 2014- 2015 program year.  All current families have an opportunity to reserve your spot for the 2014- 2015 program year. A registration packet, including a letter and a registration card, was distributed in cubbies to all current CLC families on Thursday, February 27th.  Please fill out the card completely and deposit the card along with a $100 registration fee per child in the basket at the reception desk. If your child is not returning to CLC for the 2014- 2015 program year, please note that on the registration card and place it in the...

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Inclement Weather Notice

Gwenda Brown on March 2, 2014

Due to the threat of inclement weather, CLC will follow the Oxford School District's procedure and have a delayed start. CLC will open at 9:30am. Please be attentive to all weather reports concerning school closings as the status of our day could change as weather conditions could worsen.   

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Coversation Hearts

Gwenda Brown on February 5, 2014

It's February and we all know what is coming soon; Valentine's Day.  At CLC we are sharing our loving thoughts about all our sweet children with these cute "Conversation Hearts."  Some are funny, some are sweet, and some may surprise you.  Be sure to come read our "Coversation Hearts." Happy Valentines!!      "Ava takes good care of her twin brother, Aiden" How Sweet! By the looks of these hearts, our babies are growing up! So proud of them. 

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Kindergarten Readiness Transition Meeting:

Gwenda Brown on January 28, 2014

Kindergarten Readiness Transition Meeting: A meeting for parents of 4 year olds turning 5 years old, will be held on February 25, 2014. The meeting will be held at First Baptist Church from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Principals from Bramlett and Lafayette Elementary as well as Oxford University School and Regents will present information about going to kindergarten. Refreshments and door prizes will also be offered. Flyers will be sent to give to pre-k parents.

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CLC Recognition Day

Gwenda Brown on January 27, 2014

I am pleased to invite all of our families to CLC Recognition Day at North Oxford Baptist Church.  We encourage our families, and our staff and their families to worship with us at NOBC on Sunday, February 16th at 10:30 a.m. During this time our staff will be honored, our children and their families will be recognized and our 3, 4 and afterschool classes will share in song. Immediately following the service all our guest will be treated to lunch in the Family Life Center.  I hope everyone will attend. I look forward to this day to honor our staff...

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CLC will be closed for MLK Day on Monday, January 20th

Gwenda Brown on January 15, 2014

The Creative Learning Center at North Oxford Baptist Church will be closed on Monday, January 20 in recognition of Martin Luther King Day.  

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Attention Three year old Parents

Gwenda Brown on January 14, 2014

January 14, 2014 Dear Parents: It is the time of year when many of you will be considering your options for Pre-K for your child.  Obviously, I hope that you will all choose to remain at CLC.  We have small class size, excellent teacher-child ratios, and wonderful, loving and nurturing teachers.   Our teachers work very hard to develop and implement lesson plans to prepare your child for Kindergarten. If you would like to tour and learn more about our Four year old classes, Beverly or I would love to help you.  However, I know and expect some of you will...

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Happy New Year

Gwenda Brown on January 1, 2014

Happy New Year! We are looking forward to having everyone back tomorrow.  I trust everyone has had a wonderful holiday.  We can't wait to hear all about your Christmas from your children. Their stories are the best! For your information, I posted the January menu.  If you have trouble viewing the menu click on enable editing.  I hope to get this glitch fixed asap.   Again, Happy New Year and welcome back to CLC.  We anticipate another wonderful year of many blessing from your precious children.  

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Closed for Christmas Break

Gwenda Brown on December 11, 2013

Just reminding everyone of our Christmas Break closing dates.  We will be closed December 24- January 1st.  We will reopen on Thursday, January 2nd.  It is during our break that we are able to clean and wax the floors and other deep cleaning task.  We hope everyone will have a blessed Christmas Holidays.    

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Love Offering for Dennia

Gwenda Brown on December 4, 2013

As you know one of our teachers, Dennia Logan, was involved in a car accident last week and will be out of work for an extended period of time.  She is scheduled for surgery on her broken elbow Wednesday, December 11th.  So many of you know and love Dennia and I thank you so much for all your concern.  Out of our love and concern for Dennia we would like to extend an opportunity to help her with a love offering that we will take up after our Christmas program on Thursday.  This gift will be a huge blessing to...

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Pray for Dennia

Gwenda Brown on November 27, 2013

On her way to work this morning, Dennia Logan, our three year old teacher hit a slick spot on the road, lost control and flipped her car into the trees on old Hwy 7.  She has a broken elbow, ribs and a bruised lung.  They are monitoring her in ICU at Baptist Memorial Hospital. The conidition of the car is awful.  We are so thankful Dennia is stable and other than time to heal she should make a full recovery.  Please remember Dennia in your prayers.   

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Collection dates extended for Shoe box items

Gwenda Brown on November 7, 2013

We are wrapping shoe boxes with Christmas paper ready to be filled with lots of goodies for Operation Christmas Child.  We have extended our collection for shoe box items through next week.  If you have not already contributed please see Upcoming  Events for more details about what to donate. We also need cash donations to help cover postage cost.   Thank you!   

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Operation Christmas Child collections

Gwenda Brown on November 6, 2013 Comments (9)

CLC Parents,  I hope all of you will contribute to our Operation Christmas Child collections.  We are accepting your donations this week.  Click on logo to learn more about this event on our Upcoming Events page.      

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Welcome to our Website

Gwenda Brown on October 30, 2013 Comments (72)

Welcome to our website. I am thrilled to be able to publicize and inform our families, as well as, prospective families through this medium. Please browse and become familiar with our site. We will be adding new information soon to include new categories such as Classroom Notes. CLC families, this site is especially for you. So, please feel free to give us your ideas and suggestions on how we can add or change the site. Make note, we will no longer send home a monthly newsletter and the monthly menu is available on this site for you to view and print if needed.

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