In this class, children participate in a bigger classroom space with more activity choices. They have more responsibilities for managing their time and materials. At least two projects are completed each year with opportunities for research and exploration by children. There are daily opportunities for hands-on math and literacy activities. All children have at least two playground times on our natural playscape.
Our pupil/teacher ratio is 9:1.
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…Read More
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…Read More
It’s May! Where has the school year gone? Last month we explored the many aspects of Spring. We discussed how animals are born. We learned what it takes to prepare a garden for planting and how to maintain it. We discussed the life cycle of a flower and learned the names to the parts of…Read More
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…Read More
How does your garden grow? This question and many others will be addressed in Pre-k & Bridge this month. Happy Spring! This month we will focus on the season of Spring and all of God’s creations. Our discussions will focus on animals that are born and plants that bloom during the Spring season. We will discover…Read More
Readiness Classes welcome Spring! Hello Spring! The season of Spring will be our focus for this month. will begin by exploring the weather changes spring brings and discuss how spring evokes new life around us. This will lead into gardens, planting and insects. We will discuss how to care for a garden, learn about the…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Giddy up! Pre-K as we learn all about Horses in March. As we enter March we will begin our project on horses. We will discuss the many breeds of horses, tools you need to ride a horse, their many uses and where you might find a horse. On Wednesday, March 8th we will have an…Read More
Spring has Sprung in Readiness! This month our curriculum emphasis will be on the season of spring, growth and new life. We can’t believe it’s March! Last month we enjoyed discussing our bodies. We learned that our heart is a muscle that pumps blood throughout our bodies through veins. We discovered that all these actions together make up…Read More