PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION FOR THE 2024/25 SCHOOL YEAR:
Registration opened in early February. Thank you to everyone who registered for the 2024-25 school year! All the three-year-old and four/five-year-old morning classes are full. There are still a couple of spots available in the two-year-old morning class. We still have availability in the afternoon classes for all ages!
You must set up an online account to register your child for the 2024/25 school year. Please use this link to obtain instructions. Your online account can be set up before the registration time. At the time of registration, visit https://preschool.actavian.com and sign in to select your child's preferred class. Note that class registration is not available until 8:30 am. Please register for one class ONLY (You will be charged a non-refundable fee for every registered class). If you are on a waitlist, we will contact you about availability. Enrollment is not finalized until you receive an email confirmation from Preschool Director Jamie Carr.
Contact Jamie Carr, Director, , or 412-440-0509 for more information.
Two or Three-Day Class for Two-Year-Olds:
- Children must be two by May 1
- Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning classes
- Tuesday and Thursday morning and afternoon classes
- 9:15 - 11:30
In this two-year-old class, a great deal of time is devoted to mastering separation and developing new relationships. The class is centered on simple exploration and investigation.
- Children must be three by September 1st
- Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning and afternoon classes
- Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday morning and afternoon classes
- Tuesday, Thursday morning and afternoon classes
- Morning classes: 9:15-11:45
- Afternoon classes: 12:30-3:00
In this program, we help develop and enhance every child's social, emotional, physical, and cognitive skills. Each session has a variety of activities, including circle time, storytime, music, art, free play, and teacher-directed activities.
- Children must be four by September 1
- 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:
- Children must be four and a half by September 1st
- Children must have previous preschool experience
- Classes are offered Monday through Friday
- Monday-Thursday 9-2 and Fridays 9-11:30
The five-day program is geared toward 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, and cognitive development of every child with an emphasis on developmentally appropriate practices.
ENRICHMENT CLASSES: This class is offered to students enrolled in our 3, 4, and 5-year-old classes. A variety of enriching activities are offered throughout the year. "STEAM" activities are explored, "Book and Cook" is when we read a story and make the food from the story in our kitchen and "Fitness Fridays" is our mini gym class. The children bring their packed lunches. Each class is $20, and sign-ups are available monthly.
ADDITIONAL MONTHLY PROGRAMS:
We provide the children with a monthly Science, Music, and Yoga class to enhance our curriculum. The Whitehall Librarian reads and visits every class, and collaboratively, we implemented a remote library. All rooms are equipped with WiFi and televisions with Apple TVs and iPads. We also have an outdoor play area called God's Garden, an asset for the children to explore and experiment with nature.