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2626 Arizona Street Northeast
Albuquerque, NM, 87110
United States

(505) 883-0496

To nurture and support children and families, and to provide a high-quality Preschool experience in a Christian environment.

A MINISTRY OF ST. JOHN’S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

 

Calendar

Oct
30
10:00 AM10:00

Costume Parade

We will finish off the month will our annual costume parade. The children will parade around the church facility and receive goodies from the church staff. We ask that children do not wear scary costumes. Please consider assisting your child’s teacher(s) by walking with students during this event. The parade starts promptly at 10:00 a.m. Treat donations are welcome. Please drop them off at the preschool office by Monday, October 28th. Please keep in mind we are a nut-free program.

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Oct
31
10:00 AM10:00

Copy of Costume Parade

We will finish off the month will our annual costume parade. The children will parade around the church facility and receive goodies from the church staff. We ask that children do not wear scary costumes. Please consider assisting your child’s teacher(s) by walking with students during this event. The parade starts promptly at 10:00 a.m. Treat donations are welcome. Please drop them off at the preschool office by Monday, October 28th. Please keep in mind we are a nut-free program.

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Nov
6
9:00 AM09:00

Class & Individual Photos

Individual, sibling, and class photos will take place on Wednesday, November 6th & Thursday, November 7th. MJ Thomas Photography will be using green screen technology; therefore, they ask that students do not wear green on picture day. This company does pre-paid orders. Families will need to include their payment with their order form the day of photos.

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Nov
7
9:00 AM09:00

Class & Individual Photos

Individual, sibling, and class photos will take place on Wednesday, November 6th & Thursday, November 7th. MJ Thomas Photography will be using green screen technology; therefore, they ask that students do not wear green on picture day. This company does pre-paid orders. Families will need to include their payment with their order form the day of photos.

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Dec
5
6:00 PM18:00

Christmas Program

Our annual Christmas Program is scheduled for Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Family Life Center (gym). Students need to arrive at 5:45 p.m. Please take your child to their classroom, manually sign them in and then join us in the gym. Our toddler students do not take part in this program. We ask that every family bring in a tray of finger foods or goodies to share at the reception that follows.

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Oct
10
7:30 AM07:30

Family Conferences

Fall conferences will take place on Thursday, October 10th. Your child’s teacher will have a conference sign-up sheet posted and available for you to choose a time slot. Teachers schedule family conference twice a year to set goals and discuss your child’s progress and assessments. Childcare will not be available.

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Sep
27
9:30 AM09:30

Petting Zoo

Our center-wide activity will be a visit from a petting zoo on Friday, September 27th. Farmer Leonard will teach the children the proper way to care, feed, and groom the animals. Please be sure to sign the permission form for your child to participate in this activity. The forms will be posted right outside of your child’s classroom. If your child does not attend school on this day, they are still welcome to join us with an accompanying adult.

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Sep
19
10:00 AM10:00

Veterinarian Presentation

Parent & veterinarian Shari Parker has volunteered to do a short interactive presentation on Thursday, September 19th. Shari will explain to the students what a vet does and the importance of taking care of our pets. She is requesting that each child bring in a small stuffed animal on this day. Shari will be bringing in her pet dog (Tilly) to assist her.

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Sep
11
12:00 PM12:00

Jolly Elder Presentation

On Wednesday, September 11th the three- and four-year-old students will be singing several songs to the Jolly Elder group during their monthly gathering and potluck. This is an in-house event. It’s a beautiful thing when the younger generation can put a smile on the faces of their older friends.

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Aug
16
7:30 AM07:30

Tuition is due

Your first tuition payment is due on August 16, 2019. Tuition payments for September through May are due no later than the tenth of each month. There is a $20 late fee for payments received after the tenth of each month. Tuition for August is prorated due to classes starting later in the month. August is the ONLY month that will be prorated. The rates are as follows:

Prorated Tuition for August is due on 8/16/17

Monday-Friday $315.00

M/W/F $185.00

T/TH $125.00

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Aug
9
11:00 AM11:00

Open House

Open House will take place on Friday, August 9th, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for your child to meet and greet his or her teacher(s), new friends, and visit their new classroom. Class lists will be posted on the parent board right outside of room 138. Please be sure to visit Ms. Barb, our wonderful music and chapel teacher. She will be upstairs in room 242. Several of the Preschool Ministry Team members will be in the Son Shine Café to welcome families and provide refreshments.

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Jul
22
to Jul 26

Dr. Seuss Camp

July 22 – 26   Dr. Seuss – Oh, the thinks kids can think in this summer camp! This week children will explore the fantastical worlds created by the beloved Theodore Seuss Geisel, not only by reading his books, but also through fun activities and snacks. We plan to end the week with a Dr. Seuss-themed story time with the children’s librarian from Erna Fergusson library.

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Jul
15
to Jul 19

A Heart of Art Camp

July 15 – 19    A Heart for Art – Our annual art camp is always full of messy and instructive fun!  This week children will have the opportunity to explore art through a variety of materials and artistic techniques. Through painting, drawing, and sculpting, students will express their creativity as they form their own masterpieces. On Friday, we will have an art show to display their unique creations.

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Jul
8
to Jul 12

Camp St. John's

July 8 – 12    Camp St. John’s – Camp St. John’s offers the fun of a summer camping trip without the inconveniences of life in the wilderness. This week will be filled with imaginative fun as we “fish,” make s’mores, sing songs and have picnics. We will end the week by telling stories around a “campfire.”  

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Jul
1
to Jul 5

U.S.A. Hooray! Camp

July 1 – 5  U.S.A. Hooray! – This camp is all about celebrating our wonderful country. Our patriotic fun will include art activities and yummy snacks as well as learning about the diversity of the United States by exploring Native American and Hawaiian cultures. On Friday, we will celebrate with an all-American ice cream party. Please note the preschool will be closed Thursday of this week in observance of the Fourth of July.

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Jun
24
to Jun 28

Making Sense of our Senses Camp

June 24 – 28    Making Sense of our Senses –It makes “sense” to join us for some scientific fun with our senses! From guess-that-smell games to experiments with textures, children will learn all about the five ways we can explore God’s world around us. Every day we will investigate a different sense through engaging and creative projects and activities. We will end the week with a fun activity that uses all our senses at once: making edible chocolate play dough!

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Jun
10
to Jun 14

Cooks 'n' Books Camp

June 10 – 14    Cooks ‘n’ Books – This camp combines literacy and cooking skills in one! Each day students will read a classic book, such as The Little Red Hen or Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and then participate in a cooking activity based on that story. By the end of this camp children will have made a recipe book and have learned some basic cooking techniques along with important safety rules for the kitchen.

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Jun
3
to Jun 7

Alice in Wonderland Camp

June 3 – 7    Alice in Wonderland – Fall down the rabbit hole with us as we enter a wonderland of fun and learning. In this camp we will explore the whimsical story of Alice in Wonderland and share in some of Alice’s adventures. Children will practice manners during an “un-birthday” tea party, use large motor skills as they play flamingo croquet, and get artistic as they paint the Queen of Hearts’ roses. On Friday, we plan on attending a showing of Sesame Street’s Abby in Wonderland in St. John’s theater room, the “Son” set Cinema.

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May
17
11:30 AM11:30

Pre-K Luncheon

This celebration is for the pre-k students who have completed the pre-k program and are moving up to kindergarten. This will take place on Friday, May 17, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. in the gym. Both pre-k classrooms will be singing several songs together and then each child will be presented with a certificate from their teacher. Chef Tim and his team will prepare lunch for this event. The fee is $8.50 per adult and $4.50 per child. The preschool will cover the fee for every pre-k student.

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