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50 Years of Child Care Excellence 1966-2016
2016-2017 Class Descriptions

   2016-2017 CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

 The 2016– 2017 school year will run from Tuesday, August 16, 2016 – Thursday, June 1, 2017. Messiah Lutheran Child Care Center opens at 6:30 a.m. and closes at 5:30 p.m. Our variety of classes offers flexibility in scheduling. Children may attend a minimum of two days per week up to five days per week. ** (Programs/classrooms listed are subject to adjustment depending on enrollment.)

You may also choose which hours to send your child:

  •  A.M. Pre-school hrs- 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

                                              9:00 – 12:00 p.m. (11:30 – 12:00 is unstructured playtime)

  •  Kindergarten/Junior Kindergarten 9:00 – 12:00 p.m.

                                       (with enrichment) 9:00 – 1:30 p.m.

  •  Half-day hours- 7:30 – 12:00 p.m. (excludes lunch)

                                       8:30 – 1:00 p.m. (includes lunch)

                                       9:00 – 1:30 p.m. (includes lunch)

                                       12:45 - 5:15 pm (excludes lunch)

  •  Full day (9 Hours) 7:00 – 4:00 p.m. or 8:30 – 5:30, etc.
  •  Full day (10 Hours) 7:00 – 5:00 p.m. or 7:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Programs

Class for children who are 5 years old by September 1, 2016:

 Kindergarten

  •  5 mornings (9-12:00pm) per week
  •  Extended enrichment day available (includes lunch and no nap) 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  •  Full day extended care available
  •  Children must be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2016
  •  Junior Kdg/Kindergarten are a combined class with approximately 16 students, a certified Kindergarten teacher and 1 assistant.

Junior Kindergarten

  •  5 mornings (9-12:00pm) per week
  •  Extended enrichment day available (includes lunch and no nap) 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  •  Full day extended care available
  •  Children with birthdays between Sept. 1st and Nov. 1st who plan to attend Kindergarten Fall 2017 will be considered for Jr. Kindergarten with a teacher’s recommendation
  •  Junior Kdg./Kindergarten are a combined class with approximately 16 students, a certified Kindergarten teacher and 1 assistant.

Classes for children who are 4 years old by September 1, 2016:

Pre K-3 (older 4’s)

  • 4-5 mornings (9-12:00pm) per week
  •  ½ or full day extended care available
  •  Older 4-year-old children
  •  Class size approximately 16

Pre K-2 (Downstairs)

  • 2 – 5 mornings (9-11:30am) per week
  •  ½ or full day extended care available
  •  Children need to be 4 years old by Sept. 1st
  •  Class is held in large classroom with 3 teachers/assistants
  •  Class size approximately 20

Pre K-2 (Upstairs)

  • 2-5 mornings (9-11:30am) per week.
  •  ½ or full day extended care available.
  •  Children need to be 4 years old by Sept. 1st
  •  Class is in a 2nd floor classroom with 2 teachers/assistants
  •  Class size approximately 15

Classes for children who are 3 years old by September 1, 2016:

Pre K-1 (Downstairs)

  • 2- 5 mornings (9-11:30am) per week
  •  ½ or full day extended care available
  •  Children need to be 3 years old by September 1st
  •  Children need to be toilet trained
  •  Class size approximately 15

Pre K-1 (Upstairs) (Older 3’s)

  • 2-5 mornings (9-11:30am) per week.
  •  ½ or full day extended care available
  •  Children need to be 3 years old by Sept. 1st
  •  Class is held in large classroom upstairs with 2 teachers/assistants
  •  Class size approximately 15

Classes for children with birthdays after September 1, 2016

Pre K-1 Younger 3’s

  • 2-5 mornings (9-11:30am) per week in a Pre K 1 classroom.
  •  ½ or full day extended care available
  •  Class designed for children who will be 3 years old after 9/1/2016
  •  Children need to be toilet trained
  •  Class size approximately 15 with 3 teachers/assistants

Parent-Tot

  • Fall session: weeks of Sept. 12, 2016 – Nov.14, 2016 (10 weeks for - $80)
  • Holiday Session: weeks of November 21, 2016- December 12, 2016 (4 weeks- $40)
  • Winter session: weeks of January 9, 2017 -- March 13, 2017 (No Class Mon. Jan. 16th   or Tues. Jan. 17th for Martin Luther King Day) (10 weeks for $80)
  • Spring session: weeks of March 20, 2017 – May 22, 2017 (10 weeks - $80)
    •  Class will be from 9:10 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. on Mondays and 9:10 a.m.-10:10 a.m. on Tuesdays
  • Summer Session: June 5, 2017- July 17, 2017 (7 weeks- $80)
    •  Summer class is from 9:10 a.m.-10:30 a.m. on Mondays
  •  Class size approximately 8 children with parent

Also Available Monday, June 6, 2016-Friday, August 5, 2016

                            (and Monday, June 5, 2017 – Friday, August 4, 2017)

Summer pre-school (ages 3 - 5)

Summer Day Camp (ages Kindergarten – 9 years)