Preschool 
and
Prekindergarten

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Teacher

Christine Brown
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Penny Grantz

Paraprofessional

Paraprofessional

Things Parents Can Do At Home To Help Your Children Prepare for Preschool

  • Read to your children.

  • Ask your children about school and take an interest in what they are learning.

  • Help them make good nutritional choices and get adequate rest to fuel growing minds and bodies.

  • Set limits on the amount of television they watch, hand-held electronics they play, and exposure to any flat-screen viewing.

Highlights of Preschool

  • Encourages learning through play and socialization

  • Uses hands-on activities in a variety of developmentally appropriate learning themes, including:

    • Centers

    • Music

    • Literature

    • Math

    • Science

    • Art

    • Religion

  • Children will increase fine motor skills with:

    • Use scissors, glue, and pencils

    • Learn to recognize letters and their sounds

    • Learn to recognize numbers and count

    • Write their name

  • Field Trips:

    • Dearborn Heights Fire Station

    • Real Life Farm

    • Northville’s Historic Marquis Theater

Information

  • 3-yr-olds (Must be 3 years old by September 1) 8:30am - 11am

    • Meet Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00am to 11:30am

    • Must be able to take care of their own bathroom needs

  • 4-yr-olds (Must be 4 years old by September 1)

    • Meet Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

    • 5 Day Week Option Available!

      • Half Day: 7:50am to 11:00am or noon to 3:15pm

      • Full Day: 7:50am to 3:15pm

Communication

Parents tell us that they appreciate the quick response and many ways we stay in touch as we partner in your child’s growth.

We welcome your phone call, e-mail, or notes about daily happenings or specific concerns.

Preschool communications include:

  • Email

  • Daily folder system

  • Monthly class newsletter

  • Link to the handbook, upcoming meetings and events, contact information, and useful links.

  • Additional informational resources are provided regularly.

Opportunities for Family Involvement

  • Make an appointment to read to the class

  • Assist in classroom activities

  • Attend & participate in a Field Trip

  • Provide review and enrichment activities for skills learned throughout the school day at home

  • And many, many more!