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Pre-K Gets Building!

Every Thursday morning, Mrs. Hendrix's Pre-K class pushes back the furniture in the classroom and spends the morning building. “When children build with blocks, they have a hands-on opportunity to explore math and science concepts,” Hendrix sa[…]
Posted February 22, 2017

All About SPIDERS in PreK

Mrs. Anders & Mrs. Johnson's Pre-K class spent the better part of October learning about SPIDERS  - a perfect segue from their studies about all the different creatures that live together in Anthony D. Fredericks' book, "Under One Rock." The […]
Posted November 02, 2016

Making Bread with “The Little Red Hen”

This week, Mrs. Hendrix's Pre-K class has been reading "The Little Red Hen," a classic story about work ethic and personal initiative. In the story, a little red hen finds a grain of wheat and asks for help from the other farmyard animals to plant[…]
Posted October 19, 2016

Building a “Wormery” in PreK

Yes, it's a real word: "Wormery," AKA worm habitat! The children in Mrs. Anders' PreK class wasted no time jumping into the fun this first week building their very own habitat for their wormy class pets! "It was so cool, and everyone helped," Ande[…]
Posted September 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

Heading to the Farmer’s Market

The children in Mrs. Hendrix's Pre-K class have been busy this spring creating a Farmer's Market in their classroom. The children planted their very own "farms," growing lettuce, spinach and beans, and learned all about plant life as they grew and c[…]
Posted April 23, 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

5-4-3-2-1 Blast Off!

The students in Mrs. Anders’ Pre-K class have blasted off into space and discovered lots of new information about the sun, the moon and the planets. “We created ‘satellites’ for photographing the planets and ‘jet packs’ for moon walks,[…]
Posted March 14, 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

St. Mary’s “Hospital”

Over the Christmas holiday break, Mrs. Hendrix’s Pre-K classroom was transformed into “St. Mary’s Hospital.” Complete with “hospital beds,” x-rays and doctor kits, the hospital also includes everything a busy medical office has – comput[…]
Posted January 09, 2016