• Miss Mindy

Do You Letterbox?

It would seem that letterboxing (verb: meaning participants seek out hidden letterboxes by cracking codes and following clues. The prize: an image from a miniature piece of art known as a rubber stamp—usually a unique, hand-carved creation) is still alive and well. Actually, it might be thriving during this Covid era.

On a day not too long ago, there was a couple sitting in their car at the Village. When I asked if I could help them, they replied with a barrage of questions. They were looking for something....and did I know where it was? They were seeking a letterbox...actually the Canterbury Shaker Village. One of them was very obvious, but had never been found. The other, they could not quite get to...but I did!

Looking for a treasure to find, go to Type in Canterbury and print the clues. Who knew this was right in our backyard. A thousand times I've past them both. Sometimes you just can't see the forest through the trees!


Week of August 24 Meet and Greet

August 31 First Day of School

September 7 Labor Day Holiday



to our summer birthday friends

THEO                                  July 4

JAMIE                                 July 14


The Dewey School would welcome donations of any of the following:


Yard Carts (2)

Bell Tent


Sensory Bin Fillers:

*packing peanuts

*cardboard tubes

*bird seed

*cotton balls

*rubber bands


Materials and Tools


*smallish shovels

Outside Messy Materials

*rope for bridges

*plastic culvert


*outdoor musical instruments





Think Gardening

Real gardening tools for our garden

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