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2-year-olds Archives | St. Mary's School

Watch the Video: Our School Community & Educational Philosophy

Take a peek behind the scenes to see what makes our school so special for children and their families.  […]
Posted June 14, 2018

“Loose Parts” Help Children Think Critically, Take Risks

Rocks, sticks, gems, shells, tree blocks, beads, corks and paper towel tubes. “We call these materials ‘loose parts,’ and they help to inspire open-ended play,” said Shannon Jones, 3/4-Year-Olds teacher. “These natural and synthetic mate[…]
Posted February 23, 2018

St. Mary’s Episcopal Preschool Awarded Accreditation by NAEYC

We are pleased to announce that St. Mary’s Episcopal Preschool has been awarded accreditation by NAEYC, The National Association for the Education of Young Children. NAEYC Accreditation is a transformative quality improvement system that sets p[…]
Posted January 30, 2018

St. Mary’s Families Enjoy a “Great Pumpkin” Night

St. Mary's preschool families gathered together for Family Night Oct. 24. An annual tradition, Family Night allows parents, preschool children and siblings to gather together, build community and have fun. This year, we had a pizza party, and the chi[…]
Posted October 26, 2017

Gaining Confidence in the Twos

This year at St. Mary's, we have two classes for two-year-olds, broken into younger and older twos who come to school either Mondays/Wednesdays or Tuesdays/Thursdays. Both classes have been very busy exploring everything in their classroom and ou[…]
Posted September 23, 2017

Encouraging School Success by Fostering Community, Belonging

When children feel connected and safe in a caring community, they know what to expect so they have the confidence to learn and take risks. "In the 16 years that St. Mary’s has been providing quality education for our little ones, this is probabl[…]
Posted September 16, 2016

Canvas Painting

Since October the two-year-olds in Mrs. Britt’s class have been working on a canvas project. They have explored various art materials while working together, building language skills and motor skills. "The children have made wonderful observatio[…]
Posted April 11, 2016

Welcoming Our New Chaplain

Amelia McDaniel is the new director of children's ministries for St. Mary's Episcopal Church and the newly appointed chaplain for the preschool. Amelia has 20 years of experience in serving both churches and schools of the Episcopal tradition. She be[…]
Posted March 15, 2016

Bells, Ribbons and Songs

In addition to all of the fun, hands-on actives that students enjoy in the classroom, the children have the opportunity to participate in music class with Mrs. Dodson twice a month. This week, the children enjoyed singing Christmas songs, using bells[…]
Posted December 11, 2015

Messy Art with the Twos

All of the activity of Field Day can be a little much for our two-year-olds, so while the big kids participated in races and relays, the children in Mrs. Britt's class got to put their game faces on for something more their style: messy art projects.[…]
Posted May 20, 2015