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Early Childhood Programming

Preschool, Kindergarten, and Kids’ Club
 

Preschool

 

Our preschool is a State licensed, developmentally appropriate, play-based program perfectly designed for children turning three by September 1st for our Three-Year-Old program and four by September 1st for our Four-Year-Old program.  Our trained and experienced teaching staff creates a safe and joyful environment with an emphasis on informal instruction that nurtures excitement and enthusiasm in our youngest learners.  Our program is supported by the Learning without Tears and Creative curriculum. 

 

Our Program Features:

  • Social and emotional development is nurtured through daily routines and activities.
  • Daily themes used to create a learning environment that will stimulate a child’s natural curiosity and desire to explore.
  • Circle Time that features songs, music, finger plays, movement, stories and discussions about the world around us.
  • Center based activities to allow children to develop small motor, writing, science, math, literacy and problem solving skills while learning to follow directions.
  • Large motor development through recess on our state-of-the-art play structure and gym
  • Faith development through weekly visits to chapel, Catechesis of the Good Shephard and Seeds of Faith.
 

A young child’s introduction to school is an important decision for many families. We would love to have you come to tour our Early Childhood Center and experience for yourself our child friendly classrooms, beautiful chapel, and welcoming staff. Schedule a Tour  

 
Kindergarten

The Our Lady of Sorrows Kindergarten Program is aligned to the Archdiocese of Detroit religion and learning standards .Our Curriculum and school day are designed to meet the developmental needs of a young child who is five by September 1. Our program encourages growth spiritually, academically, socially, emotionally and physically. In the spring before the start of the Kindergarten school year the children are scheduled by appointment to take the Brigance test which screens their readiness and learning skills.

 

Our Curriculum Features:

  • Independent activities that reinforce math concepts and problem solving skills through Progress in Math and Math Tubs.
  • Faith formation through daily prayer, attendance at weekly Mass and daily religion class through the use of the Image of God: Who Am I series.
  • Introduction to science and social studies that meet the AOD standards through creative lessons.
  • Development of writing skills through a variety of techniques to include Zaner-Bloser handwriting and creative writing.
  • Strong literacy skills developed through the award winning Daily Five structure, center based learning and the Wonders series reading curriculum.
  • Creative play, movement and recess built into every day as an important part of social and physical development.
  • Special classes to stimulate imagination and growth to include Art, Music, Library, Computers, Spanish and Gym.
  • Strong science program weaved into the literacy curriculum that includes hands-on activities and experiments.

 

A young child’s introduction to school is an important decision for many families. We would love to have you come to tour our Early Childhood Center and experience for yourself our child friendly classrooms, beautiful chapel, and welcoming staff. Schedule a Tour

 

 
Kids' Club

Our Lady of Sorrows recognizes the need for school-based childcare within our community. Our Kids' Club program is licensed by the State of Michigan and is staffed and supervised to provide a safe and fun environment before and after school for students in Kindergarten through grade eight. Kids' Club operates according to our school calendar and is available from 7:00 AM until school begins and after school until 6:00 PM. Registration is required prior to participation in Kids' Club. Kid's Club Application Form