Woodlawn Preschool Info for 2016-17 Longer Hours Available

Woodlawn Preschool is now enrolling for Snow Day and Vacation Day Room. Children ages 3 to 12

Woodlawn is also enrolling in our regular preschool program.

Hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. M-F

Woodlawn has programming for 3, 4 and 5 year olds and before and after services for children to age 12.

Before and after school services are at both of our locations,1175 W. Territorial and 765 Upton Ave.

 Children must be 3 by September 1st to  attend. 

Woodlawn Preschool provides services also for the Calhoun 3’s Scholarship Program and CISD Great Start Readiness Program 4’s as well as its own tuition program. 

Reminder snow day, enrichment care and vacation day coverage is open to any family in our area.

Our monthly tuition rates for the

2016-17 school year!

2 Day Session = $140

3 Day Session = $195

5 Day Session = $325

Enrichment before and after school cost is $3.50 an hour.

Enrichment time, snow day and vacation day coverage is available before and after our preschool sessions and during breaks.

It is open to any child. You do not need to attend our preschool to use these services.

Please contact the office 269 963 7334 for more information and an updated registration form.

You can also download and print the online forms.

 Please contact the office for complete information and the registration form.

Start planning now for your child to attend our wonderful summer program.

March 16 and 17 our children are having St Patrick Day fun

Dr. Seuss Week Fun

Our children had loads of fun during Dr. Seuss week.

Parent Meeting was March 14th

Our final parent meeting was held March 14th at 5:30 p.m. It was held at Woodlawn Preschool 2, 765 Upton. At the meeting we discussed assessments, parent conferences, closed dates for conferences, spring break, fire house trip, Mom’s Day and the May 19th End of the Year Celebration.

A drawing for gift cards was held with two lucky parent winners.

Thank you to all the parents who made it.

Get your Popcorn and Cookies Orders in Due Today

Woodlawn is working with the Goodie Factory to offer popcorn and cookie dough for anyone wanting to purchase some.  The funds will go toward our end of the year celebration on May 19th.  As always it is never required to purchase anything. The orders are due March 16th and will be back before spring break.

You will be receiving information very soon, thanks.

Sign Up Now: Parent Teacher Conferences This Month

Your teacher are setting up your parent teacher conference. This is your chance to sit down and hear what great things your child has learned and what thing you can help with to master a skill.

Teachers will share information regarding kindergarten registration if available.

Woodlawn will be closed March 30 and 31 so that staff can accommodate you for after hour conferences in your child’s classroom.

 

Dads Days were March 8th and 9th.

The children celebrated with Dads on March 8 and 9.  They planned a special surprise that was shared with the dad.

Music Make the World Go Round

Woodlawn Preschool teaching staff participated in music training with the Community Music School. The training was made possible by a grant from the Jacquelyn H Miller Endowment Fund of the Michigan Association for the Education Of Young Children. Teachers participated in the training with trainer, Teri Noaeill from the Community Music School of Battle Creek.  The goal was to support teachers in adding more music as art and enjoyment in the early childhood classrooms.

The teachers enjoyed the training and wish they could have even more. The teachers were given a copy of the CD that the instructor used so they can continue with what they have learned.  Children moved to music using parachutes, puppets and rhythm instruments. The teachers said it was fun for the children and a wonderful learning experience for them.

Research shows that music enhances skills that children use in other areas of learning. Exposing children to music during these early years helps them learn sounds and meaning of words.  Music helps strengthen memory skills, supports creativity, concentration and cooperation.

New policy on closing

February 1st our Executive Committee of our Governing Board determined that Woodlawn Preschool will no longer automatically follow Lakeview School District when it closes. Closings will be determined by the Executive Director of Woodlawn Preschool. Thank you for your cooperation and patience as we work to best serve our families and our program staff.

Pattie Walter

Executive Director, Woodlawn Preschool

Parents as Partners

Our parents are our best partners and we encourage each to work with their child on activities the teacher suggests for you. Let’s work together to have your child ready for kindergarten.

End of the Year Celebration is Friday, May 19th

The annual end of the year celebration is Friday, May 19th at our 765 Upton Ave location. The children get their participation certificate, dinner is served, and it is a fun, fun evening starting at 5:30 p.m.

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