We have a ratio of 1:5 in our two-year-old program allowing us to accommodate 10 children with 2 teachers.
Our curriculum is developed with the curious toddler in mind, "High Reach." The High Reach Curriculum complements the Core Knowledge curriculum that the children are introduced to in our three-year-old program. We encourage the development of language and motor skills through exciting monthly themes. Simple games, songs, and finger-plays are just a few of the activities that enable each child to learn about the world first-hand. Each week, art, small/large motor, language, music, and rhyme activities help engage and involve your two-year-old in new learning experiences.
We have a ratio of 1:7 in our three-year-old program allowing us to accommodate 14 children with 2 teachers.
Our Preschool Program offers a wide range of basic learning experiences. The classroom environment is designed with learning centers to provide many discoveries through the free exploration to include math/manipulative, science, art/crafts, dramatic play, language arts, sensory area, and block area. Our circle times include leader recognition, music & movement, theme-related stories, and religion.
We have a ratio of 1:9 in our four-year-old program allowing us to accommodate 18 children with 2 teachers.
The classroom is designed with free exploration learning centers allowing for discovery which include math manipulative, science, art/crafts center, dramatic play, language arts, sensory, and block area allowing children to discover at their own pace. Our circle times include leader recognition, calendar, music & movement, theme-related story, Zoo Phonics, Handwriting Without Tears, and religion.
Our Preschool Part-Day programs offer a wide range of learning experiences, allowing children to develop at their own pace. The classrooms are set-up to provide a wide range of learning centers including, math/manipulative, science, art/crafts, dramatic play, language arts, sensory and block areas. Our circle times include leader recognition, calendar, music and movement, theme relates stories, Zoo Phonics, and religion.
Your children will learn to Walk like Jesus as they participate in daily "Jesus Time" as well as weekly chapels with their preschool friends. Our preschool programs use the Core Knowledge curriculum, which is a developmentally based curriculum allowing children to develop at their own pace while challenging them cognitively and encouraging them to become avid learners. Our curriculum is also designed to help children develop a wide variety of Important life skills. Your children will be exposed to award-winning literature and a broad spectrum of art mediums while enhancing their lives with enriching activities. Your children will have regular opportunities to engage in a large motor development program, which supports their growth in all areas of development.
Our Preschool Full-day programs are designed for the working parent who needs care both before and after our part-day preschool programs.
During our full-day programs, the children continue to work on the skills they are learning in our part-day. The children have an afternoon circle time, snack time, centers, art and enjoy our outside classroom, allowing them the chance to grow both cognitively and socially.
All children staying after 12:00 pm, in our full-day programs, will be having lunch. There is a microwave available for warming-up lunches.
OSLS PTO works throughout the year to enhance our children’s educational and social experience. We will continue the well-received and highly popular events: Fall Fundraiser (Dance- A-Thon), Trunk-or-Treat, Holiday Fundraisers - Thanksgiving Pies and Easter Sees, Teacher Appreciation Week, Father-Daughter/Mother-Son Dance, Scrip, Lucky Shares, Box Tops for Education, and the End of the Year Picnic.