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Welcome to Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Preschool Program!

OLGC Catholic Preschool exists to provide a safe, high-quality, play based, and developmentally appropriate program for preschool aged children. We serve and meet the needs of the whole child which focuses on the individual child's age and abilities to encourage social, cognitive, physical, emotional and spiritual growth.

PRE-K LINKS

PROGRAM SCHEDULES

PRE-K 3 YEAR OLDS

  • OPTION 1: Three half days (M,W,F) - 8:00am – 11:30am
  • OPTION 2: Two half days (T,TH) - 8:00am – 11:30am

PRE-K 4 YEAR OLDS

  • OPTION 1: Five half days (M-F): 8:00am - 11:30am
  • OPTION 2: Five full days (M-F): 8:00am - 2:45pm

OLGC PRE-K OFFERS

  • Faith integration into our classroom through daily prayer, weekly mass, chapel visits, Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, opportunities for adoration, praise and worship, exposure to Kerygma 4 Kids, and more
  • Enrichment classes including library, computers, music, spanish, art, and PE students attend weekly
  • A play based curriculum where children learn through hands on experiences including dramatic play “house” area, block area, art area, sensory table, playdough table, writing center, literacy and math tables, reading corners, interactive CleverTouch boards, and more
  • Learning that is child led and teacher directed to help foster independence, responsibility, love for learning, and discovery
  • Handwriting Without Tears, a handwriting and literacy/math program created by Occupational Therapists to help beginner readers and writers understand and manipulate letters and numbers. Students receive their own Handwriting without Tears workbook to practice writing and formation of letters/numbers that aligns with our literacy and math whole group teaching.

AREAS OF LEARNING

Intended to expose students to our fundamental Catholic teachings, language, math, motor skills, art, music, and technology by focusing on these key areas:

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SPIRITUAL

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SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL

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COGNITIVE

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LANGUAGE

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PHYSICAL

Program Guidelines

  • Children should be 4 by September 1st if enrolling in Pre-K
  • Children must be fully potty trained and able to use the bathroom independently
  • Snack and Lunch must be brought daily (hot lunch/milk order options are available)
  • Students in full day programs are given a rest time daily which complies with our licensing
  • Children enjoy an outdoor gross motor play time on our playground which follows state mandates
  • Before and after school care is also offered for preschoolers. See “Latchkey” for more information.
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Testimonials

“As parents with a Catholic school education, we naturally had an interest in sending our child to a local Catholic school. We started our son in OLGC’s Pre-K program and were pleasantly surprised as we got way more than expected. We’re elated our son absolutely loves going to school every day. He’s always excited to tell us what he learned in school that day. Not only is the education phenomenal, but what we didn’t know is how much further they take “education.” OLGC instills ethics, leadership, and faith among others. Not to mention, the teachers genuinely care for your child which shows through your child and their transparent communication with the parents. We highly recommend OLGC’s Pre-K program – it’s hard to beat!” – The Burr Family
“We couldn’t be happier with our son’s Pre-K teacher at OLGC. She has gone above and beyond to make our son feel comfortable and thrive in a school setting. She really cares about her students and it is clearly reflected in his engagement and enjoyment of the classroom. As a mom, all you can hope for is a positive and meaningful school experience and OLGC has provided that for our son.” – The Perkovich Family
“We have been so happy with OLGC’s Pre-K program. Our daughter loves going to school and is more excited about learning than ever.  Her teacher has gotten to know her as an individual and it’s enabled her to push our daughter to levels she can achieve. I would recommend OLGC’s Pre-K program to anyone!” – The Thompson Family
“We are so pleased with our decision to enroll our children in OLGC’s Pre-K program. We were seeking a religious and academic focused program for our kids and we have found that and more. The Pre-K team caters to the needs of all academic levels in the classroom and makes learning engaging, positive and fun. We know our kids are loved, safe and supported, and we really couldn’t ask for more. We have found, and are building, a community in the Pre-K classroom with other students and families where everyone is respected and engaged. OLGC has become an extension of our family and we are grateful for such a great experience so far!” – The Feldotte Family