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Three-Day Children Find Out “What Makes a Rainbow?”

After reading "What Makes a Rainbow?" by Betty Schwartz, the children in Mrs. Fogg's three-day class couldn't wait to start creating. Using several mediums such as finger paint, water color, and easel paint, the children were allowed to explore h[…]
Posted October 28, 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

Not Just Building Blocks

The children in Mrs. Fogg’s and Mrs. Kuhla’s three-day class have found out it’s more fun to play with friends than on their own. “Spring has sprung not only flowers, but a new community in our room,” Fogg said. “Much of the play this ye[…]
Posted May 02, 2016

Butterfly Observations

The children in Mrs. Jones’ 3/4-day class have been exploring the life cycle of butterflies by keeping a habitat in the classroom and observing caterpillars create their chrysalises and eventually emerge as butterflies. “The children have learne[…]
Posted April 28, 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

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

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