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.
- 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).
-Speech and Language Services
A Day in the Life of an SJA Kindergartner
-Arrival at 8:10 a.m.
*Religion (including Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program)
*Language Arts (reading and writing)
-Two recesses per day
-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