Welcome to Pre- 4S


Welcome to St. Helena Preschool.  We look forward to working with you and your children this year!

If there is a Two Hour Delay then drop off for Pre-K students is 10:00am. There will not be a formal Car Line. Please just park your car, walk your child to the door and ring the bell.

Weather permitting, we will go outside every day!  Please dress your child according to the day’s weather. Even if it is raining we may have to walk over to the “Big School” for an activity such as Music or Library.

Please check the website for continued updates to the calendar.

St. Helena is collecting box tops.  Please ask your families to save their box tops to benefit our school.  You can put them in your child’s folder. Thank you!

Math website:  mathletics.com 

Your child’s username and password are taped in their folders.

Week of March 17, 2019


Welcome to our sixth theme: Growing Up Healthy

In this unit, the children learn about their bodies and how to take care of themselves. 

Objectives for this week: Staying Safe

Big Idea: I know what to do to be safe.


Alphabet Recognition: Uu

Theme Words:accident, caution, danger, emergency, harm, injury,safety

Sign Language: stop, listen, focus, thank you, I love you

Math Words: divide, equal, share

Science Words: emergency, safety

Story Words: drag, lump, nipped, tag, thud, wail, zip

Our letter of the week is: Uu

Our Personality of the Week is: Mara Tobin

Our Family of the Week is:  The Phelan Family

Clue & Tell this week: Preston & Luke

In your child’s folder is their ABC Journal.  If you have time during the week, your child can practice writing the letter of the week “Uu.”  They can also cut out pictures that begin with the letter  “Uu” and glue them into the journal.  You can send the journal back to school in their folder.  The children will then share their work with their classmates.

The children will learn to write their first and last name on their papers. We will continue to discuss the rules of the classroom and how to treat each other and learn about good manners.  We learn how to bless ourselves and say the Our Father, the Hail Mary and Grace Before Meals.  We will also learn the Pledge of Allegiance, Star Spangled Banner and Grand Old Flag.  We will discuss the days of the week and the months of the year.  We will discuss the weather and learn what a thermometer is and what causes the mercury to move up and down the thermometer!

In centers this week we will practice writing the letter “Uu.”  In Math this week the children will learn how to share things by dividing them equally. Science this week the children will sort foods into healthy/unhealthy categories. Religion this week we will learn about how Jesus loved children.

Our sight word reader is: Ride On! (ride, on)

Our sight words to date are: did, it, I, see, help, at, this, is, we, get

To assist your children, you could create flash cards with our sight words on them for home.

They will come home with a copy of the Sight Word Reader on Fridays. Please have your child read this book to you. They can use these books to build their own library of Sight Word Readers!!

Tuesday is library, Music is on Thursdays, Wednesday or Friday is gym, 

Books we will read this week: Umbrellabird’s Umbrella, Please Play Safe!, Llama Llama Home With Mama, Harry the Dirty Dog, Always Be Safe, Stay Safe,Who’s Awake in Springtime?, Let’s Look at Spring


Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns at: ssmith@sainthelenaschool.org.

Our Home Room Parent is: Mrs. Dianne Esbensen  (diannerhoads@hotmail.com)

Calendar Dates To Remember: 

March 6: Ash Wednesday   Faculty Meeting 11:30am Dismissal


Class List:

Luke Bocchino

Ashton Esbensen

Catalena Gomes

Grace Hillsley

Porter Lonergan

Daniel Olivetti

Kyla Pantaleo

Ben Phelan

Margaret Tobin

Preston Wilson