The first one to three years of a child's life is crucial within their development. A quality preschool experience can have lasting positive effects on their academic, social, and emotional abilities.


Welcome!

We all want to make the decision that is best for our children and our families. If you are a new or prospective parent, we are delighted that you are exploring what our school has to offer.

The form below is for families who may decide to consider Holy Savior Catholic School as the best fit for their child. It is NOT an official commitment of any kind; it is simply one way to let us know that you would like more information.

 


Nursery 1&2, Pre-K3, and Pre-K4 at Holy Savior School

A Licensed Type I Day Care Center through the Louisiana Department of Education

Curriculum Highlights

  • Language: Build a foundation for reading and writing skills
  • Math: Guide their first steps through mathematical understanding by sorting, matching, counting, and making patterns
  • Science: Nurture and build natural instincts, develop critical thinking skills through sensory activities
  • Art: Allow students to think and explore with creative solutions, through textures, smells, colors, dance, pretend play
  • Social and Self-Help Skills: Build an understanding of acceptance, diversity, responsibility, sharing, taking off and putting on a jacket, buttoning buttons, snapping snaps, and tying shoes
  • Wellness: Encourage exercise habits and healthy eating habits
  • Fine Motor Skills: Improve eye-hand coordination when stacking and building with blocks, making puzzles, lacing and sewing cards, stringing beads, sorting objects, coloring, and drawing
  • Gross Motor Skills: Improve motor coordination in balancing, galloping, skipping, hopping, throwing a ball, and catching a ball

 

Specific Curriculum Focuses

Curriculum focus is on age-appropriate learning activities and is geared to specific child development goals.

  • Nursery 1 & 2
    • Using language to communicate requests
    • Shapes (circle, triangle, square heart)
    • Telling simple stories
    • Naming pictures in a book
    • Comparing sizes (big and little)
    • Colors
    • Nursery Rhymes & Repetitive Songs
    • Potty Training
    • Table Manners
    • Daily Prayers
    • Daily Pledge and Calendar
  • Pre-K 3 & 4
    • Alphabet (Recognition of upper and lower case)
    • Letters and their Sounds
    • Sight Words (Pre-K 4)
    • Colors and shapes-Position Words (up, down, over, under)
    • Numbers and Rote counting
    • Patterns and Matching
    • Community Helpers
    • Songs and Nursery Rhymes
    • Daily Prayers
    • Daily Pledge and Calendar
    • Unit Themes (examples):
      • Outer Space
      • Transportation
      • Weather & Seasons
      • Farm & Zoo Animals
      • All About Me
      • Deep Sea
      • Five Senses

 

Additional Curricular Aspects

  • Daily Prayer
  • Story Time
  • Show & Tell
  • Classroom Playtime Including:
    • Blocks
    • Role Playing
    • Puzzles
    • Various Centers
  • Group Time:
    • Songs and Rhymes, Stories, Exercise Time
    • Bean Bag Games, Finger Plays
  • Supervised Play Times:
    • Indoor Gym
    • Outside Playground
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Daily Sleep/Rest Time
  • Daily Snacks & Hot meals planned by a registered dietician

 

Additional Program Features

  • Safety Drills
  • Summer Parent-Teacher Orientation Meeting

 

Co-Curricular School Activities

  • Birthday Celebrations
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Fire Department Visit
  • Grandparents Day
  • School Mardi Gras Parade
  • Parent Grandparent Lunch
  • Veteran's Day Program (Pre-K 3 and 4)
  • Holiday Parties
  • Fall Fun Day
  • Class, Group, Spring, Grandparent and Santa Pictures
  • Book Fairs and Classroom Book Orders
  • Christmas Play (Pre-K 3 and 4)
  • Monthly Public Library School Visits

 

Staff Certification

  • Child, Infant, and Adult CPR and AED
  • 16 Hours of State-Approved Annual Professional Development
  • 20 Plus Years Classroom Experience
  • Training:
    • Indoor and Playground Safety
    • Health and Safety
    • Hand Washing and Sanitation

 

Ready to begin the registration process? Click below to download registration documents. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like assistance or additional information.