About HIS School / Holy Cross Island School Brochure

HIS_Logo“I have come that they may have life and have it to the full.” John 10:10

About His School

Vision of His School

Mission 

The mission of Holy Cross Island School (“HIS School”) is to provide a fun and educational place for children to grow and learn in an environment that teaches and practices the love of Jesus Christ as a ministry of the Church of the Holy Cross.

 The text from the His School Brochure is Below.  The PDF version of the Brochure Is here and an application may be accessed here.

Offerings 

 One’s: 2 or 3 day options for children who are 1 by 9/1/2013

 Two’s: 2 or 3 day options for children who are 2 by 9/1/2013

 Three’s: 2, 3 & 5 day options for children who are 3 by 9/1/2013

 Four’s: 4 & 5 day options for children who are 4 by 9/1/2013

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Ones Class 

Holy Cross Island School offers a special program for our littlest lambs. Children spend the morning enjoying free play, storytime, introduction to art and music, snack and outside time. The children are loved through the process of separating from parents and learning how to play with other little friends. This class is of-fered from 8:45am to 11:45am with 2 and 3 day options. The ratio of teacher to child in this class is 1:3.

Twos Class 

In the twos we offer free play, storytime, music and dance, art and creative expression, snack and outside play. The children are introduced to the

ABCs, 123s, special awareness, the 5 senses and the Bible. In the two’s the children are loved through the process of obedience and potty training. This class is offered from 8:45am to 12:30pm. Children end their day with lunch prepared and sent from home. The ratio of teacher to child in this class is 1:5.

Threes Class 

The 3’s are busy! Class begins with free play followed by circle time with weekly & daily lesson introduction, calendar, weather, classroom job assignments, and agenda review. The lessons are centered around Bible stories, verses & truths that also teach academics. Play centers reinforce the lessons and other skills the teach-ers are working on (fine motor, sequencing, letter/number recognition, spatial awareness, etc) to help the children learn through play. The 3’s also enjoy snack, story time, chapel and lunch. This class is offered from 8:45am to 12:30pm with an option to enroll in Extended Day which ends at 2pm. Extended day teachings may include Creative Art, Music, Foreign Language, JumpBunch or Brick-by-Brick. The ratio of teacher to child in this class is 1:6.

Fours Class 

The fours will be preparing for a successful transition into primary school, while still enjoying the “pretend play” and “creative learning” aspects of their age. Each week they will study stories from the Bible to learn about God’s character . They will study letters through vocabulary, explore science, nature and world culture, and learn numbers and math concepts all in a loving environment. Play centers reinforce the lessons and other skills the teachers are working on (fine motor, sequencing, spatial awareness, etc) to help children learn through play. The fours also enjoy snack, story time, chapel and lunch. This class is offered from 8:45am to 12:30pm with an option to enroll in Extended Day which ends at 2pm. Extend-ed day teachings may include Creative Art, Extended day teachings may include Creative Art, Music, Foreign Language, JumpBunch, or Brick-by Brick. The ratio of teacher to child in this class is 1:7.