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 $8.00 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: Christie Viscanti (christie.viscanti@gmail.com)

Week of October 24, 2021 


Welcome to our second theme: My Family

In this unit, the children will learn about family members, family roles, and unique qualities of families.

Objective for this week: Family Fun

Big Idea: I share special times with my family.

Social-Emotional: Kindness

Alphabet Recognition:  Ee

Theme Words: celebrate, holiday, relatives, thankful, together

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

Math Words: fewer, greater, more, less

Science Words: gas, liquid, solid

Story Words: celebrations, delicious, greens, plump, ripe, tuck

Our letter of the week is: Ee

Our Personality of the Week is: Francesca Baldassano-Huff

Our Family of the Week is: 

Clue & Tell this week: Keira & Sylvia

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 ” Ee .”  They can also cut out pictures that begin with the letter  “Ee “ 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 name on their papers. We will 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 Ee .

In Math this week the children will compare lengths to objects found in the classroom.

In Science this week the children will learn about what’s inside a pumpkin. I will be carving a pumpkin in class.

Religion this week we will learn about how we all belong to a family.

Our sight word reader is:

Our sight words to date are

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: Enormous Elephant Show, Say Boo!, Celebrations, Pooh’s Pumpkin, What Mommies/Daddies Do Best, Feast For Ten, The Littlest Pumpkin, What Am I?, Froggy’s Halloween

Calendar Dates To Remember: 

Friday October 1: Walk-A-Thon then 11:30am Dismissal for Faculty Meeting

Thursday October 7: Cap Day for the letter Cc

Wednesday October 13: Firefighters visit Pre-K with their fire truck

Thursday October 21: 11:30am Dismissal for Parent/Teacher Conferences

Friday October 22: No School. Parent/Teacher Conferences

Wednesday October 27: Pre-K 4 field trip to Kohler Farm (Return to school by lunchtime)

Friday November 5: 11:30am Dismissal for Faculty Meeting


Class List – 20 students

Francesca Baldassano-Huff

Grady Donahue

Priscilla (Tilly) Fazio

Lyla Haug

Tessa Hunsecker

Isla Hutchinson

William (Billy) Jeitner

James John

Keira Kennedy

Sylvia Lucard

Luna Maloney

Siena Passero

Jocelyn (Joci) Poblete

(Beau) Douglass Richardson

Adriana Sclafini

Marlena Sclafini

Gianna Scotti

Ayush Setty

James (Jimmy) Tozier

Joseph Viscanti