October News

Thank you for all the supplies that have been donated; it is so appreciated! And, thank you for all your support with t-shirts orders; your child should have received their t shirt by now. As a reminder,the gates and doors are closed and locked at 8:45 am. If you run late please park in upper garden parking lot and walk up to the side door. If you’re in the car line for pick-up please stay in your car – the teachers will put the children in the car as you pull up. This helps the car line to move quickly. Thank you for your help with this!

There is a teacher workday on October 11th – school will be closed. October teacher birthdays: Ashley Hicks 10-25. We would like to welcome Jess Hall to our 3’s class the with Ms. Berkeley & Ms. Brittany! Also, “thank you” to Mrs. Kelly Carr for helping out in our 1’s classroom. We appreciate all of our teachers!

Our 1’s are working on the shape triangle and the color orange. Expect to see artwork such as footprint firetruck, color mix bags, fall leaves, bats. Our books will be fall related and our Bible stories will be related to our bible verse.

The 2’s will be working on the color orange, letters D-E-F, the number 2, and the square shape. Artwork will be fall Lego pumpkin, pumpkin pie and stories will be Spooky the Square Pumpkin and other fall related stories.

The 3’s will be working on the colors Orange and black, number 3, shape square, letters C-G. Artwork and stories will be fall related.

Our 4’s will be working on the diamond and oval shape and they are focusing on the colors green and purple. Their letters are I, L, T, and their numbers are 1,2,3. Their stories and art will be fall/autumn themed.

Our Bible verse: “God cares about you” 1 Peter 5:7

Fall Festival: Oct. 3rd and 4th @10:00am
(Parents are encouraged to attend)
October 15th and 16th Firetruck and fire safety
Pictures: Oct. 24th & 25th
Fall celebrations: Classroom parties October 30th and 31st

September News

We are off to a great start and looking forward to a wonderful year!
We will be learning our colors, shapes, and working on our skills with safety scissors. We are also learning to follow classroom directions. For those in p-k we look forward to working with your child and preparing them for kindergarten!

Our 1’s are beginning to adjust to a new routine. Ms. Kim, Ms. Katie and Ms. Laura will be working on the circle shape, color red and working on circle time. Artwork: Red hand print with bible verse, red apple, red circles, color mix baggie, footprint police car.

Our 2’s will be working on the color yellow and shape circle, number 1, letters A,B,C. Stories and crafts will be fall and the beginning of school.

The 3’s are working on daily routine and circle time.
They will be learning numbers: 1-5 and letters: A-B. They will also be reviewing colors every day. They will be working on name recognition, making new friends, sharing and feelings. Activities will be fall themed.

The 4’s class will be covering all shapes and colors for the month of September. They are focused on daily routine and following directions.

We are very appreciative of all the supplies and snacks sent in. Your kind generosity is truly a blessing.

Please put your child’s name on coats, book bags and clothing. Please send your child in tennis shoes due to the playground mulch. Reminder: We follow the GCS system school calendar for all teacher workdays and major holidays. In the case of inclement weather we will use our own judgement and post on our Facebook, Instagram, WSOC, and our web page You will also receive an email. Upcoming events: Police visit Sept. 19&20, Pumpkin Patch/Fall Festival Oct. 5th – more information to follow

Thank you for your patience in car line and gate pick up. Your child’s safety is our utmost concern. If your child comes to early drop off please use the side door at the upper parking lot. Early drop off is 8:05-8:10. School line begins at 8:30.
Thank you!

January News

Welcome back to preschool and happy New Year! We hope everyone had a blessed Christmas. Parents, we appreciate and thank you for participating in our Christmas Party. We all had a great time! January 2019 will be full of fun activities for our students.

1 yr old classes: The one year old’s are focusing on the color blue, and the rectangle shape. This month’s Bible verse is “Do unto others as you would have then do unto you.” Matthew 7:12
Bible story: Zacchaeus. Artwork: snowman, polar bear, penguin, Zacchaeus.

2 yr old classes: The two year old’s are working with the color blue, shape rectangle and numbers 1-6. Their artwork includes Olaf snowman, red birds, penguins and melting snowmen and different types of winter themed art projects

3 yr old classes: The three year old’s are working on letters, H-I, the color gray, shape oval, and the numbers and 6. Look for artwork like a snowman, “H is for House” craft, “I is for igloo” craft and turning our #6 into a snail craft.

4 yr old class: The four year old’s are working on letters U,J,O,P, the number 10 and continuing working on patterns. This month they are introducing measuring and units of measurement.

Upcoming dates and reminders:

  • Enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year is now open for current FUMC preschool students at a discounted rate. Registration will open to the public at Open House on February 19th.
  • Ms. Deborah from the Mt Holly Public Library will visit us on the 10th and 11th.
  • As a reminder, we will make-up our missed snow days on January 17th and 18th.
  • We are finalizing summer camp details. Registration for summer camp opens on February 19th. Stay tuned for more information!
  • February 7th is our Valentine’s Program for ages 3 and 4. Students report to classroom at 6:00 pm. Program begins at 6:30 in the sanctuary. More details to follow!