Important Information for new and returning Messiah Preschool Households from Joyce Handran, Director

Thank you for choosing Messiah Lutheran Preschool for your child(ren)'s early educational experience. We are honored to serve your children during these formative years and look forward to partnering with you in supporting their growth in the months/years to come.

New Parent Orientation—Thursday, Sept. 7 at 7:00p

There is a 30-minute optional New Parent Orientation scheduled in Messiah's fellowship hall. The orientation will cover general program procedures. Please make arrangements for childcare.

Classroom Visits, September 5-9
All classes (including the Tots) will be hosting a "Classroom Visit" the week of September 5-9. An adult must stay with your child for this hour-long visit. Your child's teacher will be informing you directly of the specific date/time of this visit. Please keep an eye on your junk mail folder just in case their email ends up there instead of your inbox.

First Days of Preschool
The first day of preschool is as follows:

Monday, Sept. 11 for all 3 and 4-day classes
Tuesday, Sept. 12 for the Tues/Wed Tots class
Thursday, Sept. 14 for the Thurs/Fri 3-yr-old classes and Thurs/Fri Tots class

Morning classes are from 8:45-11:30a (except Tots which are 9:15-11:15a)
Afternoon classes run from 12:30-3:15p
Extended Pre-K 4-day class runs from 8:45am-12:45p.

Note: September's tuition isn't due until the first week of school but advance payment will be accepted. Please check rates here.

The teachers for the classes being offered during the 2017-18 school year are:

Tots (2-yr-old) Classes: Mrs. Helen White
Beginner (3-yr-old) Thurs/Fri AM & PM: Ms. Cheyenne Leonard
Beginner (3-yr-old) Mon-Wed AM & PM: Mrs. Cathy Haywood
Pre-K (4-yr-old) Mon-Wed AM & PM: Mrs. KariLynn Bogart
Pre-K (4-yr-old) Mon-Thurs AM & PM: Mrs. Tina Van Buskirk
Extended Pre-K (4-yr-old) Mon-Thurs: Mrs. Cathy Young

Required Registration Materials
If you have pages from your child's registration packet left to fill out, please return them to the church office as soon as possible (office hours: Mon-Thurs, 8-4:00p, and Friday, 8-11:30a). Your child's teacher will be reviewing these forms prior to the start of school. Also required on file is a copy of your child's immunization form or a Certificate of Exemption.

Should you know of anyone looking for a preschool program, we do still have availability in some of our classes. We also take names on wait lists for classes that are full. Please encourage those interested to call the preschool at 574-2686 or email for availability. Voice mail and email messages will be checked regularly.

Thank you, and enjoy the rest of your summer!

Joyce Handran, Preschool Director

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