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Kindergarten

Kindergarten

Our kindergarten students experience hands on learning in a nurturing environment.  Our full day kindergarten program involves daily interaction with classroom manipulatives and technology.  Students develop strong peer relationshiops through inquiry based learning, group work and free play.

 

Student Activities

- Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program 1 day per week
-Physical education 2 days per week
-Music education 2 days per week
-Art education 1 day per week
-SJA Library visit 1 day per week
-Computer education 1 day per week
-Beginning second semester, Kindergartners attend weekly class Liturgies
-Participate in school wide service projects throughout the year
-Integration of technology, utilizing our Clevertouch boards, iPads and laptops

Kindergarten students also have the opportunity to participate in the following extra-curricular activities: CYO Cross Country, Wee Pee in-house baseball, SJA Drama club and American Heritage Girls.

Student Support Services

Kindergarten students have the following support and services available to them through our ASP (Auxiliary Support Personnel).
-Reading Intervention
-Math Intervention
-Speech and Language Services
-Intervention Specialist
-School Counselor
-School Clinic

A Day in the Life of an SJA Kindergartner

-Arrival at 8:10 a.m.
-Calendar
-Engaging Academics
     *Religion (including Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program)
     *Language Arts (reading and writing)
     *Math
     *Science
     *Social Studies
     *Health
-Class Snack
-Two recesses per day
-Lunch
-Quiet Time
-Learning Centers/Free Choice Time
-Dismissal 2:50 p.m.





 

 


 

"St. Joan of Arc has so much to offer - from musicals, band, choir, religious studies, enrichment studies, to a caring staff that goes out of its way to make the kids feel at home. I love that SJA offers what all the "big" schools have with the feel of a "small" school!"
-Andrea, SJA Parent, January 7th, 2019