Welcome to Pre-K 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 9:45am. 

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 such as Library, Gym or Music.

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


Lead: Mr. Smith email: ssmith@sainthelenaschool.org

Aide: Mrs. Dare email: bdare@sainthelenaschool.org

Homeroom Parents

Mrs. Crawford – rcrawford0322@gmail.com

Mrs. Lonergan – lalonergan08@gmail.com


NO HOT LUNCH PROGRAM YET…..More information to follow. Prices may change and there may be a new process. Stay tuned!!

Please put money in your child’s classroom folder NOT their lunchbox or school bag

Below are last year’s prices to give you a reference point.

Monday- Cheese steak $5.50

                 Turkey Hoagie $ 5.00

Wednesday – Chick Fil-A Nuggets $5.00

Friday – $2.50 per slice


Week of September 17, 2023

.Welcome to our first theme: Ready For School

In this unit, the children will learn the expectations, routines and behaviors of school.

Objective for this week: Making Friends

Big Idea: I will make new friends at school.

Social-Emotional: Cooperation

Alphabet Recognition: Aa

Theme Words: friends, help, play

Sign Language

Math Words: beside, between, in, on, under

Science Words: body, describe, explore, safe

Story Words: lid, note, scoop, splendid, wonderful

Our letter of the week is: Aa

Our Personality of the Week is: Vienna Sclafani

Our Family of the Week is: 

Clue & Tell this week: Annabelle & Gabriella

In your child’s folder is their ABC Journal.  If you have time during the week, you can help your child practice writing the letter of the week *Aa* of words that begin with the letter of the week.

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 – Aa

In Math this week the children will use positional words to describe where objects are. .

In Science this week the children will examine objects from nature with a magnifying glass.

In Religion this week we will learn about how Names Are Good.

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: Abby Alligator, Friends at School, Have You Filled a Bucket Today?, A Splendid Friend Indeed, How To Be a Friend, Happy Duck-Angry Duck, A Small Kindness, Dress Up Day

Calendar Dates To Remember:

Monday September 11: Pre-K 4S Orientation. Last names beginning with Aa through Ii attend at 9:00am. Last names beginning with Jj through Zz attend at 10:15am.

Blue Mass at 7:00pm

Tuesday September 12: First day of Pre-K 4S!!!!!!

Monday September 18: Back To School Night 6:30pm

Friday September 22: Photo Day (individual student photos)

Tuesday September 26: Vision Screening for Pre-K students

Monday October 2: Field Trip to Longwood Gardens……more information to come soon

Friday October 6: 11:30am dismissal for Faculty Meeting.


Class List – 19 students

Annabelle Baker

Gabriella Bocchino

Isla Cabrey

Rylee Carfi

Ryan Crawford

Madeline Donahue

Charles Duffy

Alessia Filippone

Mila Grewal

Brennan Incitti

Connor Laurinaitis

Tristan Lonergan

Gianna Marchese

Whitney Reichert

Emelia Rost

Vienna Sclafani

Joey Shacklett

Emma Staniszewski

Christopher Whitney