Community Education

SCHOOL READINESS PRESCHOOL PROGRAM

PARENT PORTAL

What makes a student prepared for Kindergarten?

(McGregor ISD #4 staff have put together skills your child will need to be successful in kindergarten)

ACADEMICALLY

* Prior exposure to letters and numbers; the more exposure the better.

* Being able to grasp a pencil in the proper way.

* Able to sustain attention while others are speaking; for an age appropriate amount of time.

* Making an atempt to write one's own name.

* Able to hold a book correctly and answer simple questions about the pictures.

* Ability to hold paper in place on desk while writing or drawing.

* Exposure/prior practice with scissors, glue, crayons, basic school supplies, etc.

SOCIALLY

* Knowledge of sharing/turn taking.

* Knowing how to clean up toys.

* Knowledge of the following skills is important:

Ask permission.

Follow directions.

Seeing the teacher as authority figure.

Asking for help.

Being able to express oneself without verbal or physical acting out.

Being comfortable in a learning environment witout parents present.

 

2014/2015 Preschool Schedule

McGregor Preschool program is a wonderful opportunity for your child. McGregor ISD #4 strives to provide the best possible start for all children ensuring every young child is fully prepared for learning success.
We strongly support your role as a parent believing that the home is the child’s first learning environment and that parent’s are the child’s most important teacher.
We provide programs for you as the parent to invest early in the life of your child. If you are interested in registering your child for preschool contact Lisa Kruse at 218.768.2111 x233 or Melanie Guida at 218.768.2111 x300.

TUESDAY/THURSDAY AM CLASS  8:30 - 11:30am from September 30, 2014 - May 21, 2015
TUESDAY/THURSDAY PM CLASS  12:15 - 3:15pm from September 30, 2014 - May 21, 2015

Class Dates: September 30  *  October 2, 7, 9, 21, 23, 28, 30 * November 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 * December 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18  * January 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29  * February 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26  * March 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31  * April 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30  * May 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21

FRIDAY AM CLASS 8:30 - 11:30am from October 3, 2014 - May 22, 2015

Class Dates: October 3, 10, 24  * November 7, 14, 21  * December 4, 11, 18  * January 9, 16, 30  * February 6, 13, 20, 27 * March 6, 13, 20, 27  * April 10, 17, 24  * May 1, 8, 15, 22

FRIDAY PM CLASS 12:15 - 3:15PM from October 3, 2014 - May 22, 2015 (Pathways II Program)

Class Dates: October 3, 10, 24  * November 14, 21  * December 4, 11, 18  * January 9, 16, 30  * February 6, 13, 20, 27 * March 6, 13, 20  * April 10, 17, 24  * May 1, 8, 15, 22

PROGRAM FEES FOR RESIDENTS

Tue & Thurs  $320/year

Friday           $160/year

Class fees are based on gross family income.

Sliding fees to families who qualify based on Educational Benefits-Free and Reduced School Meals Application.

SLIDING FEE - 2 DAY PROGRAM

$50,000 & Above    $320/year

$30,000 - $50,000  $240/year

Under $30,000        $160/year

SLIDING FEE - 1 DAY PROGRAM

$50,000 & Above    $160/year

$30,000 - $50,000  $120/year

Under $30,000        $80/year

 

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ARE YOU NEW TO THE DISTRICT??? WE NEED YOUR INFORMATION...parent/guardian name, child name, address and birthdate. llkruse@mcgregor.k12.mn.us