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.

“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 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 such as Music or Library.

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

Week of January 19, 2020 


Welcome to our fourth theme: Awesome Animals!!

In this unit, the children will learn about life science through the exploration of animals and animal life cycles.

Objectives for this week: Creepy Crawly Insects

Big Idea: I am very curious about bugs.

Social-Emotional: Attention

Alphabet Recognition: Nn

Theme Words: bug, crawl, insect, pinch, stinger, stings, swarm, wings

Sign Language: stop, listen, focus, I Love You

Math Words: column, grid, row

Science Words: collect, need

Story Words: carry, gnaw, creeping, flutter, fuzzy, hunt, meadow, mossy, survive

Our letter of the week is: Nn

Our Personality of the Week is: Addy Organsky

Our Family of the Week is: 

Clue & Tell this week: Emma P. & Thomas

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 “Nn.”  They can also cut out pictures that begin with the letter  “Nn” 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 “Nn.”  In Math this week the children will review shapes. In Science this week the children will look at bugs. Religion this week we will learn about  the creation story with the book 7 Days of Awesome.

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!!

Monday is library, Music is on Wednesday, Wednesday or Friday is gym, 

Books we will read this week: The Nicest Newt, Bugs Bugs Bugs!, Over in the Meadow, 7 Days of Awseome, What Do Insects Do?, The Mitten, Butterflies, 


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

Our Home Room Parents are: Lisa Traver (lisa.traver@ppdi.com) and Collenn Mallozzi (colleenmallozzi@gmail.com)

Calendar Dates To Remember: 

January 2: SHS Classes resume

January 17: 11:30am Dismissal Faculty Meeting

January 20: SHS closed to observe Martin Luther King Day

January 26: Catholic School Week mass 

January 29: Pre-K 4S Catholic Schools Week Open House  1:30pm in classroom Making pine cone bird feeders

February 3: Tooth Buddies presentation

February 21: Pre-K 4 field trip to Please Touch Museum


Class List:

Kaitlyn Canuso

Avery Clark

Ella Clark

Maddie Clark

Logan Hammar

Robert Hunt

Ava Iacovelli

Madison Mallozzi

Nolan Moore

Addy Organsky

Emma Pilo

Billy Pironti

Ella Rodemer

Thomas Rogers

William Traver

Joseph Zazworskey

Vincent Zepp