May 2016 Preschool News!

Well….it’s hard to believe…but the year is coming to a close, but not before we fill our month with lots of activities and excitement, and field trips!

Our Small Steps classes will be going to Simmons Farm. The Preschool classes will go to the Spring House, an actual working farm! I’m not sure if we keep going back for the “farm experience” or the awesome cookies and super creamy chocolate milk that they are known for. Either way…it’s a great field trip! It’s off to Bedners Greenhouse and Farm for the PreK kids and our Stepping Stones class will take a tour of PNC Park. What an exciting way to see the Pirates home field up and close. The kids have been talking about it all month…go Pirates!

We will end our year with our closing programs on Tuesday the 24th and Wednesday the 25th. They will include several songs that we love to sing during Kid’s Praise and a slide show including pictures from the entire school year. They will be held during class time on both days. The Kona Shaved Ice truck will be in the parking lot after the programs for a delicious cool treat. The kids and their families will actually be able to choose from 10 different flavors to pour over their ice, all while enjoying some great beach music …are we crazy good, or what?! The kids can’t wait!

After our year has “officially” ended, we will hold our highly anticipated summer camps for three weeks. This year we will have 9 camps including Dirt Camp, Baking Camp, Let go camping, Book Camp, Under the Sea Camp, Fables and Fairy Tales Camp, Fun and Games Camp, Science Camp and Beach Camp. Whew….that’s a lot of fun-filled camps. Vacation Bible School follows our last camp and is equally anticipated by our preschool families. What a tremendous opportunity Zion has to spread the “good news” to so many little ears

Enrollment is currently at 141. I anticipate more registrations (although I can only take 7 more children…all Small Steps kiddos) and then we will be totally maxed out! Please keep us in your prayers that we can continue to maintain our level of excellence and order as our school continues to grow.

Have a great summer and see you in September!
Tracey Harris