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PRESCHOOL - 2018-2019 School Year

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The Parks and Recreation Department offers an early childhood education program which operates during the school year.

Program Format/Curriculum

The "Tiny Tots" class is for 3 and 4 year olds.  Tiny Tots provides abundant opportunities for social and physical interaction and development with other children.  Children work on crafts, coloring, painting, and independent as well as group physical activities including indoor/gym and outdoor games.

The "Tot Lot" class is for 4 and 5 year olds.  Tot Lot provides a structured setting to introduce children to necessary skills and concepts in preparation for kindergarten.  Children work on the alphabet, nursery rhymes, colors, shapes, numbers 1-12, pencil activities, and independent as well as group physical activities including indoor/gym and outdoor games.

The leader for both programs is Lori Reeves.

Program Days/Times

The Tiny Tots program meets on Tuesday and Thursday.  The Tot Lot program meets on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Both programs are held from 9am to 11am.

Enrollment

Register now for the 2018-2019 programs.  Enrollment will conclude once the programs reach capacity.  Maximum enrollment for each class is 8 participants with a minimum enrollment of 6 participants by April 1st.  If we do not reach 6 participants by April 1st, parents will be notified.

Registration Form and Fees

Registration must be done in person at the Civic Center.  A non-refundable deposit representing the first week's fee must be paid at the time of enrollment.  The deposit will be applied towards your first week's payment.  The 2018-2019 weekly program fees are listed below.  Parents should download and complete the appropriate registration form and ACH form below as part of the registration process.

Tiny Tots:  Registration Form / ACH Authorization Form

Tot Lot:  Registration Form / ACH Authorization Form

Class Ages Member Non-Member
Tiny Tots (T/TH) 3 & 4 Yr. Olds $15/week $19/week
Tot Lot (M/W/F) 4 & 5 Yr. Olds $23/week $27/week

 

First Class

The Tiny Tots program will begin on Tuesday, September 4th.  The Tot Lot program will begin on Wednesday, September 5th.

Supplies

Each child will need to bring a box of crayons, facial tissue, and three large glue sticks at the beginning of the school year.  Please label these items with the participant's name.  Storage units will be provided.  No toys are to be brought from home except on show and tell days.

Show and Tell

Tiny Tots show and tell will be on Thursdays.  Tot Lot show and tell will be on Fridays.

Snacks

The program leader will send a snack calendar home the first week of class.  Subsequent snack calendars will be sent home as necessary.  It is the parent's responsibility to send a healthy snack that has one of the food pyramid requirements for the entire class on their child's assigned day.  If you are unable to bring a snack on your assigned day please inform the program leader as soon as possible.

Illness

Our health policy requires the exclusion of any child who has an illness that includes a fever and/or communicable condition such as diarrhea, ringworm, impetigo, head lice, pink eye, and scabies.  We would greatly appreciate your cooperation concerning these conditions.  If your child will not be attending class, please call and inform the program leader.
Inclement Weather In case of inclement weather, the following class cancellation policy will be observed:  The Parks and Recreation Department will close preschool if the Wahoo Public Schools are closed or if they have a late start due to inclement weather.  These announcements are made available on local TV stations.

Discipline/Suspension of Care

Inappropriate student behavior or conduct will result in a 'time out' per child's age.  If misbehavior continues to occur on a regular or frequent basis, the student's parents, Mrs. Reeves, and Recreation Superintendent will meet to discuss an appropriate plan to remedy the behavior issue.  If necessary, the student may be suspended or terminated from the program.

Check In/Out Procedures

Anyone picking up a participant must present a photo ID and be listed on the participant's record as an individual who is authorized to pick up the child.

Questions

Contact Lori Reeves at (402) 443-4174 (Civic Center) or (402) 642-5787 (home).