News & Events

May
20
May 21

UCNS Annual Yard Sale

Get some great deals on gently used houseware and children's items, while supporting UCNS! The annual yard sale will be held over two days this year, Saturday May 20 from 8-3 and Sunday May 21 from 9-12.  We are still collecting donations, which can be dropped off at the school.


Jan
1
Apr 1

2017-2018 Enrollment

Now enrolling for the 2017-2018 school year. Please see our application for priority enrollment guidelines. Contact our Registrar to schedule a visit to UCNS!

Kids' Book Fest 2016
Nov
12
10:00 am10:00

Kids' Book Fest 2016

  • Boynton Middle School

Visit the UCNS table at Kids' Book Fest 2016, "Books, Naturally!"

Join the Family Reading Partnership, the Tompkins County Public Library, Cayuga Nature Center and over 30 community organizations for this year’s Kids’ Book Fest (KBF)! Children and their families are invited to explore this year’s nature-inspired theme, “Books, Naturally,” at this day-long event filled with arts, crafts, performances, installations, interactive experiences, and much more. This event brings together thousands of families from Tompkins County as a celebration of family engagement with books, the value and joy of reading together, and our community’s commitment to children and families. It is free and open to all. Sponsorship by U.S. Fish & Wildlife and Wegmans helps provide copies of the featured book, “Whose Tracks Are These? A Clue Book of Familiar Forest Animals” by Jim Nail and Hyla Skudder, to 3,700 children! KBF is made possible by support from Wegmans and an anonymous donor.

May
14
8:00 am08:00

UCNS Spring Garage Sale

Start saving your gently used children's items and other goods to donate for our annual spring garage sale fundraiser on May 14th! 

Jan
4
Apr 30

2016-2017 Enrollment

Enrollment for our 2016 - 2017 academic year will begin in January! Contact us to schedule your visit to UCNS! Come and play with us!

Nov
14
10:00 am10:00

Kids Book Fest

  • Boynton Middle School

The purpose of the Kids' Book Fest is to establish a community-wide celebration that brings parents and children together around excitement for children's books. The festival includes art, entertainment, and activities all based on books. Local authors are showcased. Community organizations are invited to host a story-related book station. Read-aloud environments based on books are set up for children to visit, and book characters walk around the Fest promoting specific books. Food and books are available for festival-goers to purchase.

May
16
9:00 am09:00

UCNS Spring Garage Sale

Join us for our annual spring fundraiser! We always have a great assortment of baby and kids items, general household goods and much more! 100% of funds raised from the garage sale benefit UCNS.  Learn more on our Facebook Event page! 

Jan
27
Jun 30

2015-2016 Enrollment

We are now accepting applications for our 2015-2016 School Year! To maximize our adult to child ratio, we limit our class size to just 16 children per day. If you are interested in attending UCNS, please contact us to schedule a visit or fill out an online application form today! We can't wait to meet you! 

Nov
8
10:00 am10:00

Kid's Book Fest 2014

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Join us at Kid's Book Fest 2014! 

Saturday, November 8, from 10am-4pm, at Boynton Middle School.

 IMAGINATION is this year’s theme!

Find UCNS in the reading area AND the activity area! We will be imagining with sticks, based on the book It's Not a Stick

Nov
1
12:00 pm12:00

UCNS Family Portrait Day

Friends, families and community members are invited to join UCNS for Family Portrait Day!

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Saturday, November 1, starting at 12pm, professional photographer Dottie Doane will be offering mini-sessions in our school yards for family portraits!  Sign up for your 15 minute session and enjoy having a lovely family photo (great for holiday photos!) in our pretty yard. 

The suggested minimum donation for the sitting fee is $15. All proceeds from sitting fees are donated to benefit UCNS. Following your session, your photos will be available online for ordering. 

SIGN UP HERE

 

Sep
18
7:00 pm19:00

UCNS All-Parent Meeting

One of two meetings for all parents at UCNS. Teachers and board members will review events and expectations for the year to come.

Mar
15
10:00 am10:00

UCNS Open House

Please join us on March 15th from 10am-12pm for an Open House at UCNS! Children and families interested in enrolling during the 2014-2015 school year are welcome to tour the school, meet the teachers, speak with current parents and play in our wonderful school! 

Mar
3
Apr 30

Come & Play Days

Families interested in enrolling their child at UCNS for the 2014-2015 school year are welcome to schedule a visit to our school during the school day. During a Come and Play Day, children are invited to play while their parents tour the school, meet the teachers and learn more about our program. Please contact us to schedule a visit!