Thank you to everyone that attended the first PAC meetings in September. Our PAC officers for the 2016-2017 school year are Jill Pearen, Kayla Marsh, and Leslie Admire. The Robin’s Nest PAC is open to all parents and members of PHUMC who wish to actively support our school. Please join us for the next PAC meetings which will be held on Thursday, October 6st & Friday, October 7th at 9:15 a.m. Future PAC meetings are generally the first Thursday and Friday of the Month at 9:15 a.m. Siblings are welcome!


Calling all animals to the ark! The Robin’s Nest 3’s and 4’s programs have been practicing for this fun event! Parents are asked to bring in an animal costume labeled in a bag (no masks allowed; shoes are required) the day of your child’s event. Everyone is invited to come and watch the Noah’s Ark Parade at

11:45 a.m. in the sanctuary

Two’s classes are invited to watch the parade with a parent.

  • Thursday, Oct. 27th: rooms 108, 114, 116
  • Friday, Oct. 28th: rooms 102, 104, 108, 110


Thank you to everyone who participated in our fall fundraiser, “BELIEVE.” It’s too soon to know if we’ve hit our goal but we had many wonderful and supportive families participate!


Operation Christmas Child is our fall mission. We will be packing shoeboxes! Every shoebox gift delivered by Operation Christmas Child is a tangible expression of God’s amazing love. Details will be sent home in backpacks and by email.

Collection Date: Oct. 10th – 26th           Assembly Dates: Nov. 1st – 4th


Is your child participating in Lunch Bunch? Lunch Bunch is a great opportunity for children to socialize with friends, including those in other classes. Food is available four days a week and enrichment activities are offered each day. They will have the opportunity to participate in Art, Yoga, Spanish, Music or Science. Children in the 3’s and VPK classes are eligible to attend. Please stop by the office to pick up a form. Fill out your child’s name and class designation. Circle the days you would like your child to stay in Lunch Bunch until 2:00 p.m. and circle any lunches you wish to purchase. Early Care is also available for sign up on this same form and begins as early as 8:00 a.m.


Join us at the Oldsmar Chick-fil-A, at 3740 Tampa Road, on Thursday, November 10th for Robin’s Nest Spirit night. There will be many fun activities available for children and adults. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to The Robin’s Nest.


Mark your calendars! The annual Breakfast with Santa will be held on December 10th at 9:00 a.m. Tickets will go on sale November 7th in The Robin’s Nest office. You don’t want to miss this wonderful event!


It’s Back! Let Perkins do the holiday baking for you. We will be ordering Perkins pies  for the Thanksgiving holiday again. Order forms will be sent home with your child early November!


CONGRATULATIONS – We are happy to inform you that the following businesses and/or families have adopted a classroom:

Alicia and Patrick Brannon                  Audrey and Marc Ford

The Rouse Family (2)                           The Kendrick Family (2)

The Schmitt Family                              The Botsolas Family

The Widlacki Family                             The Cabrera Family                                 

The Aldrich Family                               The Morkunas Family                        

The Hanff Family                                  The Wortham Family

Chicken Salad Chick (2)                       The Hoekstra Family

The Thompson Family (2)                    The Gonnelli Family

Paula & Jim Hendricks                        The Verkler Family (2)

The Liu Family                                     The Pellegrini Family (2)

The Emby Family                                 The Long Family

A big thank you goes to all who have participated in the adoption program. Adoption forms are available in the office if you are interested.


Oct. 6                     Open House 6:30 (PARENTS ONLY PLEASE)

Oct. 6                     PAC meeting 9:15 a.m.

Oct. 7                     PAC meeting 9:15 a.m.

Oct. 13                   Juggles the Clown (10:30) multipurpose room

Oct. 14                   NO SCHOOL

Oct. 17                   Fire truck visits rooms 112, 114, 108, 116

Oct. 18                   Fire truck visits rooms 112, 108, 110, 102, 104

Oct. 20                   Conferences for the 2-day 2’s and 2-day 3’s classes

                               No School for 2-day 2’s and 2-day 3’s

                               Please note 5-day 3’s and 4’s (VPK) will have class!

Oct. 21                   Conferences for the 3-day 2’s, 3-day 3’s, 5-day 3’s, and 4’s

                               NO SCHOOL for all children

Oct. 27                   Noah’s Ark Parade at 11:45 a.m. – rooms 108, 114, 116

Oct. 28                   Noah’s Ark Parade at 11:45 a.m. – rooms 102, 104, 108, 110

                                    *two’s may watch the parade with a parent

Nov. 5                    Time change – set your clocks back 1 hour for Sunday!