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. 

Tiger Time begins at 8:00am. This is the earliest that you can drop your child off at the 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 May 22, 2022


.Welcome to our eighth theme: Moving On 

In this unit, the children reflect on all the ways they have grown and changed during the year.

Objective for this week: Trying New Things

Big Idea: I am comfortable trying new things.

Social-Emotional: Persistence

Alphabet Recognition:  Letter Review

Theme Words: challenge, encourage, try

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

Math Words: pattern, repeats

Science Words: feathers, fur, scales, skin

Story Words: clumsy, crooked, hissed, munching, nervous, prance, shuffling, squawked, swaying

Our letter of the week is: Letter Review

Our Personality of the Week is: Jimmy Tozier

Our Family of the Week is: The Sclafani Family

Clue & Tell this week: 

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 “****.”  They can also cut out pictures that begin with the letter  “****” 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. Letter review for the remaining of the year.

In Math this week the children will use positional words to direct people and toys .

In Science this week the children will use magnifying glasses to observe items from nature.

Religion this week we will talk about praying together.

Our sight word reader is: 

Our sight words to date are: did, it, we, get, I see

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: Giraffes Don’t Dance, Chendgu Can, Little Bat, Black Belt Bunny, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, I Believe I Can

Calendar Dates To Remember:

Monday May 2: May Procession 7:00pm

Tuesday May 3: Group Photos (order envelope sent home in folder)

Friday May 6: 11:30am Dismissal for Faculty Meeting

Friday May 20: May Fair  Pre-K participates 9-noon. We will need LOTS of chaperones/family help that day!!

Thursday May 26: SHS Closed

Friday May 27: SHS Closed

Monday May 30: SHS Closed

Friday June 3: 11:30am Dismissal for Faculty Meeting

Tuesday June 7: Pre-K Picnic (More information to come)

Thursday June 9: Pre-K Closing Ceremony 9:30am. Children will leave from the ceremony to begin their summer vacation



Class List – 19 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

James (Jimmy) Tozier

Joseph Viscanti