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.

Math website:  mathletics.com 

Your child’s username and password are taped in their folders.

Week of October 20, 2019 


Welcome to our second theme: My Family

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

Objectives for this week: Family Fun

Big Idea: I share special times with my family.

Social-Emotional: Kindness

Alphabet Recognition: Ff

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

Sign Language: stop, listen, focus

Math Words: fewer, greater, less, more

Science Words: gas, liquid, solid

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

Our letter of the week is: Ff

Our Personality of the Week is: Logan Hammar

Our Family of the Week is: 

Clue & Tell this week: Emma & Ella R.

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 “Ff.”  They can also cut out pictures that begin with the letter  “Ff” 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 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 “Ff.”  In Math this week the children will explore and compare different lengths. In Science this week the children will learn about stages of human growth . Religion this week we will learn about the sign of the cross.

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:  Fifi Ferret’s Flute, The Best Time of the Day, My Little Fox, Feast Fo 10, When Daddy’s Truck Picks Me Up, My Nana and Me, Hold Tight


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: 

October 2: SHS Walk-A-Thon, “CAP” day in Pre-K 4S – Please note that this has been changed to a FULL DAY of school

October 11: Donuts With Dad, 11:30am Dismissal for Faculty Meeting

October 14: SHS Closed to observe Columbus Day

October 24: 11:30am Dismissal due to Parent/Teacher Conferences 

October 25: SHS Closed due to Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 31: Halloween Party in Pre-K 4S (more info coming soon)

November 1: SHS closed for All Saints Day



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