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Pre-Kindergarten

Our Pre-Kindergarten program will emphasize and encourage the following:

  1. Spiritual Development: learning simple prayers, listening to Bible stories, and developing self-esteem
  2. Social Development: sharing, participation, obedience, courtesy, ability to adjust, responsibility, and appreciation & respect for others.
  3. Language Development: speaking in complete sentences, sharing ideas, speaking clearly & audibly, telling stories, and identifying all 26 upper and lower case letters and their sounds
  4. Number Development: identifying numbers 0-10; counting by memory from 1-30; identifying the 10 basic colors of: red, blue, yellow, orange, green, purple, black, brown, pink, & white; identifying the shapes of a circle, square, triangle, rectangle, heart, diamond, oval, and star; understanding the concept of time
  5. Personal Development: buttoning and zipping clothes, as well as tying shoes; caring for toilet needs independently; hanging up coat; putting toys away
  6. Fine Motor Skills: printing first name, tracing a line, and holding & using crayons & scissors correctly
  7. Auditory Perception: listening attentively, following oral directions, and recognizing rhyming words
  8. Visual Perception: matching shapes, sizes, letters, and colors; following a pattern; and recognizing printed name
  9. Development in Art: developing an eagerness to explore art media, drawing lines & shapes, and showing creativity
  10. Development in Music: listening to and enjoying music and rhythms; enjoying singing, dancing, and using instruments
  11. Work and Play Habits: following directions, obeying classroom rules & using materials well, and completing tasks
  12. Health and Safety: realizing the importance of being well-rested, enjoying nutritious snacks, trying unfamiliar foods, and being aware of & observing safety rules

- Mrs. Harms, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

St Mary's Information

St. Mary's Catholic School is a Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade School of the Archdiocese of Omaha. Our mission is to provide a Catholic education that nurtures students' hearts and minds to become servant leaders in an ever-changing world.

Our philosophy of education is to offer a five-day program to assist families in teaching those truths, skills, and ideals, which are necessary for Christian living. We believe that education must develop the faculties and abilities of the whole child: spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally. To help achieve this, our faculty and staff are an integral part of the formation of Christian community and dedicate themselves to the task of developing Christian citizens.

 

 


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