Typical Day for 4 year olds

Our 4's are crossing that great bridge between their first tentative experience away from home and the self-confident autonomy of going off to kindergarten. For the most part, their 3-year-old skills are solidly established and are now being refined: they move quickly & gracefully; they assimilate new rules and routines easily; they ask peers to play ... read more

Typical Day for 3 year olds

We're licensed to teach children ages 2 years 9 months to six years old. As such, our 3's and almost-3's are the youngest students in school. Some have attended playgroups, family day care, or church school, but--for the majority--this is the first time they're part of an organized school program that meets several times a week. For some, it's also the first ... read more

Lunch & Extended Day

Lunch Program: 12 to 1 p.m. Open to toilet trained children every school day; staffed by certified teachers. This program begins on our  first full day (9:00 to Noon) in September.  Children bring their own food, drinks, napkins & utensils from home.  All lunches must be nut-free.  FEE: $12.00 per session. Discount available for prepaid sign-up or ... read more

Fundraising

Tuition and fees pay for salaries and supplies at MWS. However, over the years, we've come to rely on the Parents' Committee to raise additional funds for special purchases and scholarships. Half of all money raised goes into our scholarship funds.  The other half is used to buy large equipment for the playground and Big Room, replace worn-out classroom ... read more

Enrichment

Afternoon Enrichment is an optional program that runs from noon to 2:00 p.m. It's open to children in the pre-kindergarten 4-year-old classes, for fun and enrichment as well as a longer day.Afternoon Enrichments are designed by teachers interested in focusing on a particular topic like space, sports, puppetry, architecture, games, or sensory science. ... read more

Morning Classes

Hours 9:00-Noon For 3 year-olds, we offer a relaxed program emphasizing language development, social awareness, independence and skill-building with an emphasis on doing things for themselves. Gentle, predictable routines provide security and comfort in this first experience away from home. There are plenty of adult hands to help them as they learn. Our 3 ... read more