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First Week in Pre-K

The 2015-16 preschool year is in full swing, and we’ve loved welcoming back the children and meeting new friends as everyone settled into their classrooms. On the first day of school in Mrs. Hendrix’s Pre-K class, the children found a caterpilla[…]
Posted September 17, 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

Reasoning and Problem Solving with Rockets, Crowns and Buildings

The children in Mrs. Anders' and Mrs. Fogg's Pre-K class have been building with new manipulatives, Clip Sticks and Connectors. After creating rockets, people, buildings, glasses and crowns, some children decided to see how long they could make the […]
Posted April 15, 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

One Busy Doctor’s Office: Learning About Health and Our Bodies

Working out of their very own hospital/doctor's office/911 command center, the "doctors, nurses and patients" who make up Mrs. Hendrix's Pre-K class have had a lot of fun engaging in dramatic play to learn about their bodies, first aid and staying he[…]
Posted March 04, 2015

Promoting Expression, Self-Esteem and Sensory Integration with Finger Paint

"...let the children experiment, play, imagine and create the world they want to live in." - Sally Fallon Morrell and Dr. Thomas Cowan The children in Mrs. Anders and Mrs. Fogg's Pre-K class got the chance to dive right into cold, slimy, messy finge[…]
Posted February 19, 2015

Thanksgiving at St. Mary’s Means Community and Friendships

On Nov. 25, St. Mary's welcomed parents, grandparents and friends to school for Grandfriends day. The day was the final celebration of a variety of Thanksgiving-inspired units in our classrooms and allowed the children to share songs with our guests […]
Posted November 26, 2014

Celebrating the 50th Day of School

This past week, students in Mrs. Anders and Mrs. Fogg's Pre-K class celebrated the 50th day of school by eating cupcake halves - they are half-way to the 100th day of school and a huge celebration. "Counting down to the 100th day of school is an opp[…]
Posted November 24, 2014

Puppet Show Supports Early Literacy Skills

Students in the 3s classes and older were delighted to participate in a puppet show presented by special guests from Kaydee Puppets.  Two shows, "Animal Tales" and "Little Red Hen's Wild Wacky Week," included a variety of friendly characters and gav[…]
Posted October 08, 2014

Creating Patterns, Shapes and “Mat Man” with Pre-K

The school year is off to a great start! Children in Mrs. Anders' Pre-K class are experimenting with a variety of fun toys and items that aid in fine motor development, including practicing their grip when using crayons and markers. "Mat Man" has […]
Posted September 26, 2014