Calvary Lutheran Preschool

Jana Rebrovich, Director  (320) 763-4099   |  janar@calvaryalex.org
(download the brochure here)

A FUN PLACE TO PLAY, LEARN & GROW TOGETHER!

Calvary Lutheran Preschool is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services-Division of Licensing and is owned and operated by Calvary Lutheran Church. We are licensed to serve children who are 33 months old through pre-kindergarten. Class sizes are limited. Liability insurance coverage of more than $100,000/$300,000 is provided by Calvary Lutheran Church. Calvary Lutheran Preschool operates September through May each year. You may choose which program works best for your child. We offer several half day classes:
 

 2017-2018 Class Schedule

For 3/4 year olds 

                                                Tuesday and Thursday morning session          8:15am-11:15am                      $112 per month                                                    Friday morning session                                    8:15am-11:15am                        $62 per month

For 4/5 year olds 

Monday/Wednesday/Friday morning session     8:15am-11:15am                  $145 per month

Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday morning session    8:15-11:15am    $194 per month

Monday/Wednesday/Friday afternoon session      12:00pm-3:00pm                   $145 per month

Tuesday and Thursday afternoon session            12:00pm-3:00pm                    $112 per month   

 

(A $48 non-refundable registration fee is required to complete the registration process) 
Calvary Lutheran Preschool offers an early drop-off at 7:15am for an additional fee of $5 per day or a punch card of 12 for $56

 

ENRICHMENT CLASSES FOR 3, 4 and 5 year olds 

Monday-Friday 11:15am-3:00pm limited to 15 children per afternoon. Must have 10 children registered to provide the program. Preschoolers will bring their lunch to school. The afternoon will consist of Kinder Music program with a licensed Kinder Music Teacher, science enrichment, field trips, outdoor time, large and small motor activities and much more. You may choose any day(s) the work with your schedule.

One Day enrichment        $62 per month

Two Day enrichment       $112 per month

Three Day enrichment     $145 per month

Four Day enrichment       $194 per month

Five Day enrichment        $200 per month

If an enrichment class is not full, we will offer a drop-off rate of $15.00 per time.
(A $48 non-refundable registration fee is required to complete the registration process)

PRESCHOOL TUITION is determined on a year to year basis by the Calvary Lutheran Preschool Board. Tuition is due the first session of every month. You may send it with your child or mail it to our school. Tuition is due by the 5th day of every month. A $15 late fee will be added each day tuition is not received. Failure to pay will result in withdrawal from preschool.

You can claim preschool registration and tuition as child care expenses when doing your taxes. We are licensed by the State of Minnesota under Rule 3. Our tax number is 41-0721646. Please let us know if you need a receipt.

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CALVARY LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL CALENDAR

 2016-2017

 

 August 24 - Mrs. Rebrovich’s and Mrs. Hovde's ~Open House Night

 August 25 - Mrs. Hughes's ~ Preschool Open House Night

September 6 - First Day of Preschool

October 20 and 21 - No School~Minnesota Education (MEA)

November 21, 22 and 23 - No School ~ Conferences

November 24 and 25 - No School ~ Thanksgiving Vacation

December 13, 14, 15 and 16 - Christmas Programs

December 23-January 2 - No School ~ Christmas Break

January 3 -  School Resumes

January 16 - No School~Martin Luther King Day

February 16 - No School~President’s Day

March 6-10 - Conferences (school in session)

March 13-17 - No School~ Spring Break

April 14 & 17 - No School - Easter Break

May 9, 10, 11 and 12 - Mother’s Day Tea

May 23 - End of the Year Family Picnic

May 26 - Last Day of Preschool Classes

May 30 - June 2 - Preschool Summer Mini Camp

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Mission Statement

Calvary Lutheran Church views children and families as a precious resource, given by God, and acknowledges its responsibility to assist parents in providing for their children’s nurture and care.

Calvary Lutheran Preschool is a vibrant ministry of Calvary Lutheran Church, a way of meeting the needs of all children and their families, including sharing the gospel and love of Jesus Christ. We are committed to creating a Christian atmosphere in which the social, physical, emotional, spiritual and intellectual well-being of children of utmost importance.

Goals

Our goals are to develop in each child a positive self image and to foster the joy of learning. Calvary Lutheran Preschool will focus on the whole child and his/her individual needs. We encourage your child to explore the environment designed by the staff to promote development in all areas: physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and spiritual-to help him/her actively learn about their world and about their relationship with God and others.

This is done by providing a wide variety of group and individual, quiet and active, chosen and directed activities in each class period. Teachers shall be free to speak of Jesus and the Gospel. More specific goals will be discussed with you at your conferences.

Lesson plans for your child’s session and the childcare program plan are always available for you to review. Daily schedules and monthly calendars, with each day’s activities are posted in the classroom. Monthly newsletters will be sent home with your child each month. Parents are welcome to visit the preschool at anytime. Prior notification of your visit is not necessary. Your input is encourages and is always welcome!
 

QUICK FACTS

Small class sizes

 Each class has a licensed teacher and an aide

 We promote Christian values with a short devotion daily

 Craft projects are done everyday

 Children participate in both large and small group activities

 We encourage growth physically, emotionally, socially, intellectually, and spiritually

We strive to make each child special and successful in our classrooms

 We teach the alphabet through crafts, cooking, games, little books and hands-on activities.

 Music is an integral part of our day. Songs, finger plays, rhythm instruments and creative movement

 Books, puzzles, Lego, blocks, play dough, trucks, dolls, dress-up clothes, kitchen, workshop, computers, listening center, animals and science/math table are available each day to all children.

 We teach numbers through play, games, songs, counting, centers, and hands-on activities.

Outside nature-based play in our new green space.

 “Handwriting without Tears” curriculum

Kindermusik

Enrichment Opportunities

View Parent Handbook Here

 

CALVARY LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL

 Will keep Jesus in the ear of your preschooler through songs, finger plays, prayers, and short devotions.

Help your preschooler get ready for kindergarten using Minnesota’s Early Learning Standards.

Offers a warm, loving atmosphere!

Small class size, a teacher and an aide, help us to get to know your child on a personal level and meet their individual needs.

 

Stop in or give us a call, we are always happy to visit with you!

Jana Rebrovich, Director  (320) 763-4099 
Calvary Lutheran Preschool
605 Douglas Street   Alexandria, MN 56308