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Scribbles and Lines: The Precursors to Letters and Words

From Mrs. Jones, 4-day teacher ~ "Preschoolers love exploring different writing materials. What begins as scribbles and lines are soon the precursor to letters and then words. We provide an alphabet for students to reference in the classroom, and […]
Posted March 13, 2019

Winter Weather Doesn’t Stop the 3s!

From our 3’s class, courtesy of lead teacher, Mrs. Flint: Even in the cold, wintry weather, the 3-day 3's discover ways to get moving inside! Gross motor activities in preschoolers is so important in developing core muscle groups increasing stre[…]
Posted February 20, 2019

Pre-K Artists in Residence

From Pre-K Teacher Mrs. Anders ~ While the ART center is always a very busy and important area of any preschool classroom, the Pre-K children have taken their love of art to a new level.  It is widely known that when children partake in art activ[…]
Posted February 07, 2019

Winter, Winter Everywhere!

From our 3's class, courtesy of lead teacher, Mrs. Flint: We are embracing the cold weather season in our 3-day 3's class. We have added "snow and ice" to our sensory table with a variety of tongs and trays for sorting. We have also added some […]
Posted January 31, 2019

Open, Messy Play in the Twos

From our two-year-olds teacher, Mrs. Walunas: At two and three years old, children are craving sensory experiences and gross motor movements. We provide these opportunities in our two-day class through open-ended, messy play. On this particular[…]
Posted January 31, 2019

PreK Creates with “Loose Parts”

This year, the PreK is spending much of its time exploring, investigating and creating with “Loose Parts.” Loose Parts are materials that can be moved, carried, combined, redesigned, lined up and taken apart and put back together in multiple ways[…]
Posted September 23, 2018

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
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