PRE-K

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (PREK-K)

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The academic program at Mother Teresa Regional Catholic School places an emphasis on every aspect of student growth and development, while meeting state requirements. Suitable class sizes and exceptional, qualified teachers allow us to offer a comfortable and inclusive educational environment while ensuring each student receives the individualized attention and support they need.

Academics

The academic program at Mother Teresa Regional Catholic School places an emphasis on every aspect of student growth and development, while meeting state requirements. Suitable class sizes and exceptional, qualified teachers allow us to offer a comfortable and inclusive educational environment while ensuring each student receives the individualized attention and support they need.

Student Life

Our teachers develop caring relationships with our students, allowing for the adaptation of curricula to meet the social, emotional and educational needs of everyone. Our student experience is enriched by athletics, volunteer opportunities, class trips and other exciting extracurricular activities. Reach out to learn more.

Kindergarten

Religion

Kindergarten students will gain an understanding and belief in the true God through signs of creation, scripture, and Catholic tradition, including participation in sacraments and Christian 

living based on the moral teachings including positive self image and love of thy neighbor. Kindergarten emphasizes the understanding of prayer and spirituality, and the community of 

believers and their dedication to service. 

Science 

Kindergarten students learn the process of scientific inquiry used to investigate questions and solve problems. Kindergarten science covers the fundamental concepts and principle of life, 

physical and earth science. 

Language Arts 

In Kindergarten, students learn to read with understanding and fluency and to write in order to communicate for a variety of purposes. Listening and speaking effectively in a variety of situations is also emphasized. Included in Language Arts are 

foundational skills that foster students' understanding and knowledge of concepts of print, the alphabetical principle, and basic conventions of the English writing system.

Social Studies

Kindergarten students see the world from different perspectives. They begin to understand the need for rules and learn about people in their immediate world and in other countries. Children study families, school environment, their community, state, country and world and incorporate geography and mapping. Attitudes toward good citizenship and social responsibility are emphasized. National and local historical figures, economics, sequence of events, holidays and work skills are included. 

Math 

Kindergarten Mathematics focuses on counting and operations, as well as measurement and geometry. Students will use manipulatives and experience hands-on activities to learn concepts in mathematics.

Social/Emotional Skills 

Social development is a huge part of growing up. Children learn so much throughout childhood both socially and emotionally that is carried with us into adulthood. Kindergarten helps children prepare for ongoing success in school. It is the place where children learn to work with others, solve problems, communicate with peers and form friendships - all while learning basic skills that will serve as the foundation of their education. It is a BIG year! 

 

Pre-Kindergarten 5

Religion

We remember each day how much love God has for us by engaging  in prayer. God wants us to continue to grow deeper in his love each  and every day by being kind and loving one another.

Science 

Students will begin to explore the process of scientific inquiry,  develop fundamental knowledge, and learn science vocabulary.  We’ll focus on opportunities for exploration using science tools and  materials during centers and at the science table. Learning science  through math and literacy is the main focus

Language Arts 

Language Arts explores the beginning steps of basic reading and  writing in order to communicate for a variety of purposes. Reading,  letter knowledge, and writing are the main literacy components. Focus on specific letters is incorporated in a variety of stories, songs,  and center activities.

Social Studies

By building on the students’ experiences and personal lives, students  will learn about different people and places in our community. 

Math 

Students will develop a love for math and science by using a variety  of hands on materials. Building like engineers and conducting  experiments like scientists are just some of the ways science and  math are explored in the classroom.

Social/Emotional Skills 

Instilling a sense of independence occurs throughout each school  day. Teaching students that they can do anything if they try creates a  positive self-esteem for each individual student.

 

Pre-Kindergarten 4

Religion

We remember each day how much love God  has for us by engaging in prayer. God wants  us to continue to grow deeper in his love each  and every day by being kind and loving one  another. 

Science 

Kindergarten students learn the process of scientific inquiry used to investigate questions and solve problems. Kindergarten science covers the fundamental concepts and principle of life, 

physical and earth science. 

Language Arts 

The more that you read, the more you will  know! Daily read aloud’s will foster an early  love for reading. Providing the students with  a wide variety of genres of books and stories  allows students to be exposed to print.

Social Studies

By building on the students experiences and  personal lives, students will learn about the  different people and places in our community.

Math / Science Rediness

Students will develop a love for math and science  by using a variety of hands on materials. Building  like engineers and conducting experiments like  scientists are just some of the ways science and  math are explored in the classroom. 

Social/Emotional Skills 

Instilling a sense of independence occurs  throughout each school day. Teaching  students that they can do anything if they try  creates a positive self-esteem for each  individual student.

 

Pre-Kindergarten 3

Religion

We remember each day how much love God  has for us by engaging in prayer. God wants  us to continue to grow deeper in his love each  and every day by being kind and loving one  another. 

Science 

Kindergarten students learn the process of scientific inquiry used to investigate questions and solve problems. Kindergarten science covers the fundamental concepts and principle of life, 

physical and earth science. 

Language Arts 

The more that you read, the more you will  know! Daily read aloud’s will foster an early  love for reading. Providing the students with  a wide variety of genres of books and stories  allows students to be exposed to print.

Social Studies

By building on the students experiences and  personal lives, students will learn about the  different people and places in our community.

Math 

Students will develop a love for math and science  by using a variety of hands on materials. Building  like engineers and conducting experiments like  scientists are just some of the ways science and  math are explored in the classroom. 

Social/Emotional Skills 

Instilling a sense of independence occurs  throughout each school day. Teaching  students that they can do anything if they try  creates a positive self-esteem for each  individual student.