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Posts in Category of: Early Childhood

Celebrating Black History Month at Vogel Alcove

February 27, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Everyday Vogel, Teachers and Staff

February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate and remember African Americans throughout history. During this time the Vogel Alcove curriculum includes this month-long celebration and it’s a...

Longtime Vogel Alcove Teacher to Retire

February 6, 2020  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Teachers and Staff

We love our teachers at Vogel Alcove. They work tirelessly everyday with our children to help them heal from the trauma of homelessness, and to prepare them to test...

2019 Dallas Mavericks Dinner with Santa

December 13, 2019  |  Published in Agency News, Donors, Early Childhood

Friday, December 6th, the Dallas Mavericks hosted the annual Dinner with Santa at the Mavs Practice Facility, presented by Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics. The entire Dallas Mavericks team was in attendance, as well as Mavs...

News From the Nest – July 18

August 1, 2018  |  Published in Agency News, Corporate Partners, Donors, Early Childhood, Family Services, Volunteers

  News from the Nest     View this email in your browser     Make a Gift to Vogel Alcove     Important Dates – Mark your calendars!...

Vogel’s Family Dinner

May 30, 2018  |  Published in Agency News, Corporate Partners, Donors, Early Childhood, Family Services, Services & Programs, Uncategorized

(Make sure you visit our Facebook Page to find more pictures to LIKE and SHARE!)   On Tuesday, May 22nd, we invited our families, board members, teachers, staff, and volunteers to have a Family...

New employees April 18

May 11, 2018  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Family Services

In wrapping up this week’s Teacher/Employee appreciation week, we wanted to highlight some of our newest employees!   Candace Leverton, LMSW, Clinical Family Support Specialist, Family Support Masters in...

Dr Suess’ Birthday at Vogel Alcove

March 28, 2018  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood

On Friday, March 2nd, many schools across the world celebrate Dr. Suess’ Birthday. At Vogel Alcove, our teachers and kids are big fans of his stories, and many of...

Please welcome our new staff!

March 27, 2018  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood, Family Services, School-Age

Vogel Alcove is pleased to welcome new employees to our organization! Over the past few months, we’ve added a few smiling faces to our group of passionate professionals!

Lessons in Diversity

February 9, 2018  |  Published in Early Childhood, Services & Programs, Success Stories, Uncategorized

Today, students in class 110 were taught lessons on the topic of diversity. One of the room’s teachers, Olivia, shared a few brief stories regarding the lessons and captured...

Vogel Alcove “Veterans” Prepare to Leave the Nest

June 5, 2017  |  Published in Early Childhood

On May 29, we held a special ceremony for our preschool students who are moving up to kindergarten in the fall. Each of the classrooms sang a special song...

Vogel Alcove Classroom Spotlight: Room 220

May 31, 2017  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood

You can tell that the toddlers from Room 220 are coming because they are always singing as they walk through the halls of Vogel Alcove. Teachers Julie Kim and...

Vogel Alcove’s Therapeutic Gardens Teach Valuable Lessons

April 25, 2017  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood

April is prime gardening season, and the children of Vogel Alcove have enjoyed many opportunities to learn about and engage with plants and flowers as they learn about the...

Vogel Alcove Celebrates The Week of the Young Child

April 24, 2017  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood

The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual event created by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to celebrate early learning, young children, teachers and families....

Outdoor Activity Educates & Entertains Vogel Alcove Children

March 22, 2017  |  Published in Early Childhood, Volunteers

On a beautiful March morning, many of our children went to nearby Dallas Heritage Village to learn about “Toys that Fly and Float.” In keeping with our educational theme...

Teachers & Toddlers Create Class Farm

February 22, 2017  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood

The teaching approach in one of Vogel Alcove’s Toddler classrooms could best be described as “immersive.” When the children were learning about doctors, their teachers, Ms. Ballard and Ms....

Help Us Prepare for April Showers!

February 22, 2017  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood

With spring approaching, Vogel Alcove is planning ahead for April showers. The children in our care do a lot of walking outside – to and from the bus, from...

Vogel Alcove Preschoolers Enjoy Aquarium Trip

February 1, 2017  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood

Effective early childhood programming engages children in a variety of ways, within and beyond the classroom. Recognizing this, Vogel Alcove provides a variety of enrichment opportunities for our children, including...

Vogel Alcove Named as Finalist for Texas Education Award

January 30, 2017  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood

Vogel Alcove is one of five Early Childhood Centers named as finalists in the 16th Annual H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards. Each finalist receives $5,000. In addition to Early...

PepsiCo/Frito-Lay Hosts Fall Festival at Vogel Alcove

October 25, 2016  |  Published in Corporate Partners, Early Childhood

On October 20, more than 30 volunteers from PepsiCo/Frito-Lay hosted a special Fall Festival at Vogel Alcove. The children enjoyed a wide variety of seasonal activities including walking through...

Harvesting Watermelon is a Feast for the Senses

August 12, 2016  |  Published in Agency News, Early Childhood

In Vogel Alcove’s Nature Explore-certified outdoor classroom and vegetable, sensory and wildlife gardens, our children get to see, hear, touch, smell and (sometimes) taste flowers, fruits and vegetables. They...