Schedule & Activities

WHERE FUN AND LEARNING GO HAND IN HAND JACK & JILL PRESCHOOL HAS SERVED ATLANTIC AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS FOR OVER 60 YEARS.

At Jack & Jill Preschool, we believe that learning is a creative activity which is built on ones experiences. Young children need the opportunity and time to explore, experiment, reflect on their experiences, develop their physical capabilities and interact with their peers. It is our goal at Jack & Jill Preschool to provide each child with materials and activities that are developmentally appropriate in a place that is safe, non-threatening, and most importantly, FUN!

Classes Offered:

Mon., Wed., Fri. 8:10-11:30am 
Mon., Wed., Fri. 12:10-3:30pm 
Tues., Thurs. 9:00-11:30am 
Tues., Thurs. 12:30-3:00pm. 

Activities Offered:

  • Opening activities
  • reading
  • music
  • munchies
  • large and small groups
  • large motor activities(indoor/outdoor)
  • games
  • crafts
  • field trips
  • special events
  • visitors
  • swimming

Benefits:

  • Designed to meet each child's needs.
  • Tuition grants are available and confidential.  Forms may be obtained through the preschool and are based on yearly income.
  • Jack & Jill Preschool is a licensed preschool through the Department of Human Services (DHS).
  • They also have been evaluated on the ECERS Scale (Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale).
  • Jack and Jill is a 5 star program (out of a 5 star) through QRS (Quality Rating System).
  • Transportation available

How to Enroll:

Forms may be obtained at Jack & Jill Preschool or by calling 243-3934. The Director/Staff will provide information on availability in the program, a Parent handbook, and other information. We also welcome any visits to the Preschool for you and your child.

Fees Per Month:

Registration Fee:

$40 (one time only nonrefundable)

Program Fee:

3 year-olds - $80 per month
4 year-olds Free. Your child must be four by September 15.

Our Preschool Director has an Elementary Education Degree and Early Childhood Endorsement. Our assistants have past experience and continued education for Early Childhood through the AEA (Area Education Agency) and the CCRR (Child Care Resource Referral). Also, the Preschool participates in the Q.R.S. (quality rating system). 50% or more of the teaching staff are para educators. Each teacher strives to bring out the in best in each child.

We will practice tornado and fire drills once a month throughout the school year. Schedule is subject to change. Please make sure you check your child's canisters in their book bag for other important information.

Jack and Jill Staff

Jack and Jill Activities 2018-19

 

January 10-11: Book orders due
January 10-11: Swim day
January 16: Professional Dev. – No Classes
January 17-18: Ms. Julie visit
January 29-30: Ms. Lora visit

February 7-8:  Swim day
February 7-8: Book orders due
February 11: Field Trip to Post Office (MWF only)
February 13-14:  Valentine Parties
February 14-15: Ms. Julie visit
February 25: Professional Dev. – No Classes
February 26-27: Ms. Lora visit

March 7-8: Book orders due
March 7-8: Dad’s Day / Swim day
March 12-13:  Ms. Julie visit
March 14-19:  No school – Spring Break
March 27: Professional Dev. – No Classes

April 2-3: 4yr old conferences
April 11-12:  Swim Day
April 11-12:  Book orders due
April 16-17: Library Tour
April 19: Good Friday – No Classes
April 23-24:  Mrs. Lora Visit
April 23-24: 3yr old conferences

May 6-7: Ms. Lora visit
May 9-10: Mother’s Tea
May 20: MWF Graduation practice at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
May 21:  T-Th last day
May 22:  MWF last day – Graduation
(Children at the church by 10:15 AM to get their graduation cap on and lie up.)

Activities may be added or changed throughout the school year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Building Hours

Monday-Thursday
4:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
4:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Pool Hours

M/T/TH
5:30AM - 1:30PM, 3:45PM-9:00PM
Wednesday
5:30AM - 9:00PM
Friday
5:30AM - 1:30PM, 3:45PM-7:00PM
Saturday
8:00AM - 6:00PM
Sunday
1:00PM - 6:00PM

During school year pool will be closed M/T/TH/F 1:30-3:45pm

Locations

Nishna Valley Family YMCA
1100 Maple St.
Atlantic, IA 50022
712-243-3934

Ann W. Wickman Child Development Center
703 Linn St.
Atlantic, IA 50022
712-243-2553