"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.". Nelson Mandela
2-Year Old Preschool Class
Two-year-olds meet two days a week or three days a week for 2.5 hour sessions. There is a Monday-Wednesday -Friday class and a Tuesday-Thursday class.
3-Year Old Preschool Class
Three-year-olds meet three days a week for 3-hour sessions. They meet Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday with an optional 2-hour extended day on Wednesday.
4 & 5 Morning Pre-Kindergarten Class
Four-morning Pre-Kindergarten class meets Monday through Thursday for a 3-hour session.
Five-morning Pre-Kindergarten class meets Monday through Friday for a 3-hour session.
Extended Pre-Kindergarten class meets Monday through Friday for a 5-hour session.
General Class Information
The daily schedule includes circle times, snack time, bathroom time, gross motor time, craft time, Imaginations at Play Room (STEAM) and center/free play time.
Field trips will be taken during the school year. The students go to various places such as the public library, a bowling center, a city parks and the planetarium. The Two-Year-Old Classes may take a field trip at the end of the school year.
The preschool follows the Vigo County School Corporation school calendar for holidays and breaks. Preschool begins in late August and ends before Memorial Day.
Parents are welcome to visit or to help in the classroom. Parent helpers are greatly appreciated for field trips, holiday parties, and special events.
The Pre-K students have a weekly 30 minute Spanish class where they learn beginning Spanish.
Memorial Preschool is in its third year of implementing the research-validated program Minds-In-Motion. The children go through an obstacle style course that is designed to stimulate a child's visual processing, and auditory processing, as well as their motor skills.