Preschool

Preschool_Classroom

The St. Thomas the Apostle School Preschool offers a nurturing, compassionate, faith-based program for 3 and 4 year old children. In the Kindergarten readiness program, children are actively engaged in play as a means of exploration and learning.  

Utilizing a variety of activities and materials, children are encouraged to utilize creativity, imagination and a willingness to try in new experiences. Children participate in a variety of physical education activities which promote health and well-being in addition to instruction in art and music which encourages the development of creative self-expression.

The Preschool program includes:

  • Faith Formation
  • Activity Centers
  • Large group, small group, and one-on-one instruction
  • Instruction in music, art, and physical education
  • Instruction in technology integrating classroom curriculum
  • Social Justice and Community Service Programs
  • On-site Field Trips
  • Weekly Classroom Updates via Email
  • Parent Teacher Conferences

Three-Year-Old Morning Class Schedule:
Tuesday & Thursday

Four-Year-Old Morning Class Schedule:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Four-Year-Old Afternoon Class Schedule:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Four-Year-Old Enrichment Program:
In addition to attending 3 mornings per week or three afternoons per week, the program offers students an opportunity to attend two additional afternoons each week on Tuesday and Thursday. The program will provide a variety of activities which enrich each child’s academic and spiritual experiences in preparation for Kindergarten in areas including Catholic faith formation, art, music, technology, reading, math, discovery and exploration in science and social studies, writing, journal writing, and community service projects. Students must be registered in either the morning class or the afternoon class to be eligible to participate in the Enrichment Program.