Preschool

INFORMATION DAY

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2020

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

No appointment necessary – drop in at your convenience!

 5001 BAPTIST ROAD

 (ACROSS FROM CASTE VILLAGE)

Bring your children, tour the school, and let us answer your questions!!!

 If you know of any family members, friends, or neighbors with children who will be age-eligible for preschool next year, please invite them to come in and visit our school that day to find out about all that we have to offer.  Also, this is an opportunity for our current families to come and find out more about our programs and to discuss all of the available options to help them decide what would be the best fit for their child (ren) in the 2020-2021 school year.

 2019-20 Calendar

 Programs Available for the 2019 - 20 School Year:

To learn more about any of our programs call 412-440-0509.

Since many of our parents are trying to balance working while raising their family, we wanted to accommodate their many needs. An extended day program has been added giving families an additional two and half hours to their child’s day. Therefore, your child can attend preschool for up to five hours per day. Please see registration form for details or call 412-440-0509.

 Two or Three Day Class for Two Year Olds

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning classes
  • Tuesday and Thursday morning and afternoon classes
  • 9:15 - 11:30
  • 12:15-2:30
  • Children must be two by May 1

 In this two year old class a great deal of time is devoted to the mastering of separation and the development of new relationships.  The class is centered on simple exploration and investigation.

Three Year Olds:

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning and afternoon classes
  • Tuesday and Thursday morning and afternoon classes
  • Children must be three by September 1
  • Morning classes: 9:15-11:45
  • Afternoon classes: 12:30-3:00

In this program we help develop and enhance the social, emotional, physical, spiritual and cognitive skills of every child. Each session has a variety of activities including story time, music, art, free play and teacher directed activities.

Four Year Olds:

  • Children must be four by September 1
  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Mornings 9:00 - 11:30
  • Monday - Thursday morning and afternoon
  • Morning classes 9:00 - 11:30
  • Afternoon 12:30-3:00
  • Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 2:00

The four day children will experience many hands on activities that are developmentally appropriate for four year olds. We offer a curriculum with an excellent balance between structured and freelance play. Each session has a variety of activities that will enable your child to begin to prepare for Kindergarten.

Four-and-a-half and Five Year Olds:

  • Classes offered Monday thru Friday
  • Morning classes: 9:00 - 11:30
  • Monday-Thursday 9-2 and Friday’s 9-11:30
  • Children must be four and a half by September 1
  • Children must have previous preschool experience

The five day program is geared to giving your child greater responsibility in the classroom and encouraging independent thinking and problem solving skills. We offer hands on activities that develop skills that are needed for Kindergarten readiness. We further enhance the social, emotional, physical, spiritual, and cognitive development of every child with an emphasis on developmentally appropriate practices.

ENRICHMENT CLASSES:This class is offered to any child 3-5 years of age. A variety of enriching activities are offered through the year. Science is explored, cooking classes and theme based concepts are offered on a weekly basis. The extended day program is designed for children to lengthen their day either before or after preschool.  Classes are two and a half hours long, includes a gross motor time, activities based on the theme, story, free play and of course, lunch.

ADDITIONAL MONTHLY PROGRAMS:
To enhance our curriculum we provide a monthly Science, Music and Yoga class for the children. The Whitehall Librarian reads and visits every class and collaboratively we implemented a remote library.  All rooms are equipped with WiFi and iPads.  We also have God's Garden, an asset for the children to explore and experiment with nature.