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. Students enrolled for 1/2 day do not attend on two hour delay days.

Tiger Time” begins at 8:00am. This is the earliest that you can drop your child off at Pre-K classroom. The cost is $7.00 per day. There is no charge if the child will be attending CARES or Early Birds that day.

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.

Please check the Saint Helena School website for continued updates to the calendar.

Mr. Smith’s email: ssmith@sainthelenaschool.org

Mrs. Dare’s email: bdare@sainthelenaschool.org

Homeroom Parent: Mrs. Meg Whelan (megwhelan@yahoo.com)

Week of April 18, 2021 


Welcome to our seventh theme: Nature All Around US

In this unit, the children will learn about their environment by investigating characteristics of the natural world.

Objective for this week: Our Weather

Big Idea: The weather affects what I wear and what I do each day.

Social-Emotional: Curiosity

Alphabet Recognition: Yy

Theme Words: clouds, cloudy, rainy, sunny, weather, windy

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

Math Words: measure, temperature, thermometer

Science Words: wind

Story Words: beach, bog, crunch, frost, plop, smacking, splash, steamy

Our letter of the week is: Yy

Our Personality of the Week is: Charlotte Guckert

Our Family of the Week is: The McPhilemy Family

Clue & Tell this week: Chase & Olivia

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 ” Yy .”  They can also cut out pictures that begin with the letter  “Yy “ 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 “*Yy *”

In Math this week the children will  learn about temperature and thermometers.

In Science this week the children will learn about what to wear in different types of weather

Religion this week we will talk about God.

Our sight word reader is: Animals (like,to)

Our sight words to date are: did, It, we, get, I, see, help, at, ride, on, me, too, find, the

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!!

Books we will read this week: The Yak Who Yelled Yuck!, A Stormy Day, What Will the Weather Be Like Today?, What Will the Weather Be?, The Snowy Day, Sunshine, Recycling Day, Heal the Earth, Weather, Where Does the Wind Blow?


Calendar Dates To Remember: 

Tuesday April 6: SHS Classes Resume after Easter Break

Thursday April 8: optional “Casual” photo day

Friday April 16: 11:30am Dismissal – Faculty Meeting

Tuesday May 4: Class Photo

Friday May 7: 11:30am Dismissal Faculty Meeting/Teacher Appreciation Day

Thursday May 12: SHS Spirit Day for Kellan Ford

Thursday May 13: SHS Closed Ascension Thursday

Friday May 14: SHS Closed

Class List:

Emma Burton

Sophia Capparella

Anthony D’Orazio

Kellan Ford

Blake Graybehl

Charlotte Guckert

Faith Humay

Shayla Kennedy

Bentley Kim

Lila Kopitsky

Greyson Mattes

Sloane McPhilemy

Olivia Moser

Chase Olivetti

Ryan Whelan

Warren Whitman