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Junior Kindergarten Archives | St. Mary's School

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

Little Pumpkins in the Patch

The children in our PreK and JK classes (and their parents) took a field trip to Chesterfield Berry Farm Oct. 20. We took a hayride, searched for pumpkins in the pumpkin patch, visited with farm animals, navigated a corn maze, played on the playgroun[…]
Posted October 23, 2017

Growing a Garden in JK

The children in Mrs. Dixon's Junior Kindergarten class have been enjoying the beautiful Fall weather by working with other classes to create a garden in the front of the school. Dixon said gardening offers many learning opportunities, including le[…]
Posted November 16, 2016

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

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

“Hundreds” of Fun

Children in the Pre-K and Junior Kindergarten classes have been getting ready for a big celebration – their 100th day of preschool this school year! Working up to the day with math tub exploration and counting games, the children kicked off festiv[…]
Posted March 01, 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

Kicking off a School Year of Fabulous Fridays

This week officially kicked-off the school’s Fabulous Fridays program, which allows the children in the Pre-K and Junior Kindergarten classrooms to attend school on Fridays to participate in in-depth creating, exploring, imagining and investigating[…]
Posted September 25, 2015

Field Day: Team Spirit and Cheering on Our Friends

Orange, yellow, green, red, blue - our classes wore their team colors with pride during the annual field day held May 19. With plenty of outdoor activities (and some cooler indoor ones too), the children were able to participate in lots of fun gross[…]
Posted May 19, 2015

Welcoming Our Dads to School

St. Mary's welcomed dads to school March 26 for our annual Dad's Night. "The children love getting ready for Dad's Night and have been preparing pictures, journal pages, books and special art projects to share," said Susan Rawls, St. Mary's director[…]
Posted March 29, 2015