Bridge Class

Age 5

This class gives children the gift of time. It is play-based with children attending morning Pre-K and then spending the afternoon in our Kindergarten Classroom. Morning curriculum includes language arts, math, social studies, science, and art. In the afternoon children participate in cooking, science and social studies, story times, art, and music.

Bridge students take part in at least three projects per year with the Kindergarteners.

Morning pupil/teacher ratio is 9:1. Afternoon ratio is 11:1.

Kindergarten Class

Ages 5-6

In the mornings, children receive instruction in math and language arts in large and small groups. They and practice the skills they need individually and in small groups. They have morning and lunchtime recess.

In the afternoons they continue with group lessons in science and social studies. In the afternoons, they also have art, music, and cooking experiences.

Morning pupil/teacher ratio is 9:1. Afternoon ratio is 11:1.

Grandparent’s Days at Shady Oak

By Patricia Otto | Sep 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Thursday and Friday, October 5-6, we will welcome Grandparents and “Others who are Grand” to our special chapel time at 11:00 a.m. each day. Chapel will be held at First Baptist Church in the Sanctuary.  On Thursday only, grandparents may meet children back at school to stay for lunch, if desired.  On Friday, we…

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Do You Know What Your Children Will be Doing this Summer?

By Bridget H | May 8, 2017 | 1 Comment

Don’t forget that Shady Oak has a number of programs throughout the Summer for preschoolers through elementary age children. “Roots and Branches” Program consists of month long sessions that meet on Monday & Wednesdays or Tuesday & Thursdays from 9:00 to 1:00 (with extended care to 3:00) . This summer we will learn about trees…

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Kindergarten and Bridge News in May

By Bridget H | May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fabulous fun field trips planned for May after completion of our standardized testing! Wow! It’s hard to believe we have come to the final month of school year! Kindergarten will begin May with the Stanford Achievement Test. Testing days will be Monday, May 1st through Thursday May 4th. Parents, we DO NOT TEST ALL DAY. We…

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School Wide Field Trip Planned to EnRich Gym, Richmond

By Bridget H | May 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

We are very excited about our upcoming field trip to the Tyler’s EnRich Gym, located in front of the Rivers Edge Subdivision on FM 359 in Richmond.  This event is scheduled for Friday, May 12th. We will go to the gym in 2 groups: Group 1: will arrive at the gym at 9:00 a.m. This…

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Bridge and Kindergarten News for April

By Bridget H | Apr 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

 Spring has sprung! The birds are chirping, bees are buzzing around the jasmine and worms are beginning to make their presence known on our playground! We are beginning our new project on insects! Last week we went on a bug finding exploration around our school! We found ant hills very interesting to watch! We are…

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Easter Celebrations Planned

By Bridget H | Apr 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Easter preparations are under way! Egg hunts and Special Snack Days on Wednesday & Thursday, April 12th and 13th. Special Easter Chapel on Thursday, April 13th. On Wednesday and Thursday, April 12 & 13 we will celebrate Easter with an Easter Egg Hunt and Special Snack. Please send your child to school with 6 plastic…

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SPRING BREAK IS COMING!! With Easter not too far behind

By Bridget H | Mar 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Spring Break at Shady Oak is March 13 – 17. The school will be closed during Spring Break. All classes will resume on Monday, March 20th. We hope everyone will have a restful and safe spring break!! Plan Ahead for Easter Break. Please mark your calendars: Shady Oak Christian School will be closed on Friday, April…

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Bridge & Kindergarten News for March

By Bridget H | Mar 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

We are emerging from the “Shadows” of February into the Light of Spring! Has your child told you that centers have gotten harder? We are seeing progress on the challenging activities that are offered daily in the classroom.We hope you are seeing that same progress at home with their confidence level, independence and self- help…

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In March: School-Wide Texas Emphasis

By Bridget H | Mar 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Saddle up Shady Oak Students for “Go Texan Days”! All of our classes will be participating in a study of horses and cowboys and their work in the next few weeks. We will have a visit from one of the Morrison’s horses and a visit from Ms. Turman’s baby goats. That makes them “Shady Oak…

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Class Pictures are Schedule

By Bridget H | Mar 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

“SAY CHEESE”! Steve Leonard returns to Shady Oak in April to take Class Group Photos on Thursday and Friday, April 6 & 7! Steve Leonard will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 6 with all Readiness & Pre-K Classes, Kindergarten will also have their class picture taken on Thursday. On Friday morning at 9:00…

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