Diamond Street Monthly Newsletter

April 2024

April Dates:

DSECC OPEN April 1st (no Fooling)

Week of April 15th- DSECC celebrates Week of the Young Child

April 17th- Friendship Concert

April 23rd DSECC CLOSED (due to Construction and Voting)


Naeyc's Week of the Young Child celebrates young children and draws attention to high quality early learning and development. Click on the link below to learn more.

What qualities make up a good childcare center?

Easy Spring Appetizer with Veggie Flowers

 Author Emilie at FindingZest


  • 40 RITZ Crackers
  • 1 package 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 3 medium to large peppers such as yellow red and orange
  • 1/3 cup finely shredded carrot
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives
  • fresh parsley for garnish
  • fresh chives for garnish


  1. Using small metal cutters, create flower shapes from yellow, red and orange peppers.
  2. Set aside.
  3. In small bowl, beat softened cream cheese.
  4. Finely dice excess fresh peppers to create 1/3 cup.
  5. Add diced peppers, carrot, parsley and chives to cream cheese. Beat until well combined.
  6. Top crackers with cream cheese.
  7. Using veggie cutouts, fresh chives and parsley, create flowers on top.
  8. Serve immediately.

Diamond Street Photo Gallery

Finding treasure

Exploring the playground

Warbler art for St. Patrick's day

Painting gold coins to fool the Leprechaun

 Ready, set, go!

The Puffins identify beginning letter sounds

The Eagles check out the new dollhouse

The Bluebirds really get into their paintings!

A busy Artist in the Hummingbird room

What an awesome builder in the Oriole room!

Silly little Robins

Having a rockin' good time in the big room

A sweet friendship!

April Birthdays

Claire 4/1

Simon 4/17

Oaklyn 4/20

Adrian 4/20

Haiden 4/27

Elise 4/28

Alivia 4/29

Jaxson 4/29

Ms. Ally 4/15

Ms. Lynne 4/22