Early Childhood

EC


Preschool-Kindergarten


        Highlights of Learning
  • Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum which follows the Illinois State Early Learning Standards
  • State certified teachers with classroom teachers aides
  • Phonics: Jolly Phonics & Haggerty Phonics
  • Reading/Writing/Literacy: Harcourt Treasures Literacy
  • Math: Envision Math
  • Religion- Concordia One in Christ
  • Technology: Smartboards, iPads, digital photography, and other current technology tools
  • Age-Appropriate, Engaging Worship
  • Take-home learning activities , bags, and buddies
  • Spanish language/cultural instruction
  • Technology integration through the use of Smartboards, iPads, digital photography, and other current technology tools
  • Aimsweb benchmark testing three times per year (Kindergarten)
  • Indoor and outdoor play in two gyms, a motor room, and two playgrounds

          Field Trips

  • Community Helper Visits and Field Trips:Fire Fighters, Police Officers, Dentists, Veterinarians , Nurse, and others
  • Thematic Field Trips:Pumpkin Patch, Apple Orchard, Marriott Theater, Long Grove Confectionary,Francesca’s Restaurant
  • Children’s Museums/Zoos:Kohl Children’s, DuPage Children’s, Lego Land, Brookfield Zoo

          Special Events

  • Enrichment Events: Preschool Pumpkin, Donuts with Dad, Muffins with Mom, Family Reading Night, Grandparents/VIP Day,Restaurant Night
  • Thematic Days: P.J. day, Sports Day, Super Hero Day, Wild West Day, Turkey Trots
  • Family Service & Fellowship Events
  • Cultural Arts Assemblies
  • National Lutheran Schools Week
  • Week of the Young Child
  • Preschool Road Rally
  • Spring Fine Arts Festival

Early Childhood Brochure