Class Descriptions

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Ages: 16 months by Sept. 1

Meeting Dates: Wednesdays 2:00-4:00 pm

The 1-Day Class is designed to be a gentle introduction into the co-op preschool setting while spending quality one-on-one time with your toddler. While visiting a variety of activities throughout the classroom, you can observe and interact with your child while creating, playing, exploring and discovering new things.

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Ages: 2 years by Sept. 1
Meetings Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00-11:30 am

The 2-Day Class is meant to be the young child’s first independent experience at nursery school. The goals are that each child learns that school is a safe, positive place and that learning is fun. We work on helping each child become independent from mom or dad, and in a way that is comfortable for both the parent and child. The philosophy is that each child will separate from the parent once he/she feels safe and has developed a connection with the teacher and/or other parents in the class. We work with each individual family to accomplish this goal.

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Ages: 3 years of age by Sept. 1
Meeting Times: Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00-11:30 am

Children learn through play, therefore the focus of the 3-Day Class is to provide the appropriate play in which children can develop their social, cognitive, and emotional selves, along with further mastering their fine and gross motor skills. Building a child’s self esteem is also central to the SJPPNS philosophy. Self esteem and the ability to learn are interdependent. The 3 Day curriculum supports that philosophy.

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Ages: 4 years of age by Sept. 1

Meeting Times: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:30-3:30 pm

The 4-Day Class prepares children for elementary school by familiarizing them with the concepts and skills they will master in kindergarten. We provide concrete, hands-on experience in science, literacy, math, the arts, drama, public speaking, music/movement, social growth, and physical development.

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2016 Summer Camp
Ages: 2 years, 9 months by June 1st and have prior preschool experience with a drop-off component
Meeting Times: Beginning June 5; Mondays through Thursdays, from 10 am - 1 pm
Enrollment: Applications will be available to current students in April. If there are spots still available after all current students apply, we will open enrollment to the general public in May.

Does painting in a pool, sand castles, duck races, pirate adventures, treasure maps, volcanoes, fun with friends and lots and lots of water play sound fun to you? SJPPNS will be offering a fun, mixed age 3-week parent participation summer camp program that your children are sure to love.

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