• PreschoolPreschool Program Accepting Participants

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    The PRHS Child Development Preschool is registering preschoolers for the Fall of 2021. There will be a fall and spring session during the 2021-2022 school year. 

    Each session will be about eleven weeks, three days per week.  The program will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. and conclude at 11:30 a.m.  Beginning and end dates will be announced later. 

    For consideration for the 2021-2022 school year, please complete and return your registration form along with a $30 deposit to hold your child's spot.
    Checks can be made out to Pine-Richland High School. Forms can be mailed or dropped off to:

    Pine-Richland High School, Attn: April Dull, 700 Warrendale Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044

    The fPReschool ollowing requirements must be met in order to have your child enrolled in the Pine-Richland High School Preschool Program:

    • The child is three years of age by September 1st & toilet-trained.
    • The child has transportation to and from preschool.
    • The Parent/guardian agrees to arrive and depart promptly at designated times.
    • The Parent/guardian agrees to submit a registration fee of $100 for each session.
    • The Parent/guardian/child cooperates with all rules of the school and the teacher in charge.

    PROGRAM GOALS

    • Encourage positive social skills, including cooperation and independence
    • Develop respect for one’s own rights as well as the rights of others
    • Develop self-expression
    • Help the child become self-confident
    • Create an atmosphere where learning can be fun
    • Help stimulate the child’s independent thinking
    • Help develop language skills, both listening and speaking
    • Stimulate a curiosity about the world
    • Help develop problem-solving skills
    • Encourage independence and self-control

    The Preschool Program was established to enhance the child development courses in the Family & Consumer Science curriculum at the high school.
    This program serves as a child study laboratory school and provides high school students the opportunity to observe and apply what they are learning in theory.
    A variety of activities will provide learning experiences that will encourage physical, emotional, intellectual, and social development. Activities will include arts & crafts, stories, games, exercises, music, songs, learning activities in math, letters, and science, and free play. Learning will be encouraged through play and developmentally appropriate activities.

    STAFF
    Mrs. April Dull is the supervisor of the Pine-Richland HighSchool Preschool Program. She is a certified teacher with a Bachelor of Science degree from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  High school students enrolled in the preschool class will be working with your child.  They must be a sophomore or older and be enrolled in the Child Development/PreschoolEducation Program.  Under the direction of the teacher, these students will plan and implement the learning activities.

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