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 such as Library, Gym or Music.

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 Parents

Meredith Burton  gernerd02@gmail.com

Kathleen Morano   katiemorano@gmail.com                                        

Week of October 2, 2022


.Welcome to our first theme: Ready For School

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

Objective for this week: Getting Along

Big Idea: I know how to share, and I care about the feelings of others.

Social-Emotional: Cooperation

Alphabet Recognition: Bb 

Theme Words: cooperate, share, turns

Sign Language

Math Words: longer, shorter, taller

Science Words: float, sink

Story Words: dough, mixed, read, study, swing

Our letter of the week is: Bb

Our Personality of the Week is: Grayson Graver

Our Family of the Week is: The Morano Family

Clue & Tell this week: Wyatt & Stella

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 “**Cc**.”  They can also cut out pictures that begin with the letter  “**Cc**” 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…..

In Math this week the children will use measurement words to compare toys.

In Science this week the children will predict and test whether objects float or sink.

In Religion this week we will continue to learn prayers.

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: Copycats, The Busy Little Squirrel, I Like Myself, Yes We Can, The Little Red Hen, How Many Can Play?, My Friends, One is a Drummer, LMNO Peas, 1-2-3 Peas, ABC Kids

Calendar Dates To Remember:

Friday October 7th: Walk-A-Thon then 11:30am DismissalFaculty Meeting

Thursday October 13: Pre-K 4 Field Trip

Thursday October 13: Parent/Teacher Conferences 1:00-7:45pm

Friday October 14: Parent/Teacher Conferences 8:30am – 12:00pm

Tuesday November 1: SHS Closed All Saints Day


Class List – 18 students

Chelsa Antonelli

Scott Baran

Mary Kate Burton

Liam Garcia

Ryan Gildea

Grayson Graver

Conor Hammar

Lucy Lauterborn

Kross Mandia

Keegan Moore

Grace Morano

Macallan Nathan

Celia Rost

Luke Ruina

Stella Sepich

Ellie Shacklett

Wyatt Tuman

Livia Vail