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Looking for Rainbows

When the corona virus started to hit our community in early March, NOD Co-op acted swiftly to adjust to the quickly changing directives and keep our families safe. Under the umbrella of Bates Technical College our school received protocols for extra hand washing and wiping of surfaces with strong bleach solution. We postponed our annual…

Field Trip to the Museum

NOD’s January field trip took us to the Washington State History Museum. For extra fun, some students met at the Tacoma Dome and rode the link light rail together to the museum. Inside the building the kids met a docent before beginning their tour. They learned about Washington State geology, saw petroglyphs and Native American…

Robots at School!

Robots visited our school with local high school students from the SOTAbots robotics team! The preschoolers first took a moment to draw their own idea of a robot, before being introduced to the models designed by the big kids. The little ones had a blast learning how to direct the remote controls, and everyone had fun watching the robots zip…

Jovial: Your co-op parent portal

  Introducing Jovial, a new web-based program for cooperative preschools! Jovial tracks enrollment, tuition and fees, and more on a family-centered model. Written and developed by a computer guru who wanted to simplify his job as Treasurer at his co-op preschool in California, it quickly took off as it filled a need for co-ops across the country.…

Meet Celena!

Hello NOD Preschool Coop Parents and Caregivers!! My name is Celena Kathan and along with Monica Miller, we are you Co-Presidents for the 2018-2019 school year. We would like to welcome you and your children to a new school year at North Orchard-Delong Cooperative Preschool (NOD for short). My daughter Josie will be starting her…

Mark your September 2018 calendars

Hi NOD families! We are gearing up for an amazing school year. Every single position on the board is filled which means we’re off to a really great start. I can already tell you this is going to be NOD’s best year yet! September is filled with lots of important dates. There are TWO MANDATORY…