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 2017-18

 

October 16: Professional Day No Classes
October 17-18: Ms. Lora visit
October 19-20: Grandparents Day
October 23-24 Hearing Checks
October 25-26: 4 yr. conferences
October 26-27 Mrs. Julie visit
October 30-31 :Harvest Parties.

November 2-3:  PJ/Pizza Party
November 9-10: Swim day
November 9-10:  Book orders due
November 15:  No School P.D. Day
November 13-14: Ms. Lora
November 16-17 Ms. Julie
November 21-22: Thanksgiving Feast
November 23-24:  No School   Happy Thanksgiving
November 30: Book orders due
November 30-Dec. 3: Field Trip Festival of Trees

December 1: Book orders due
December 11-12: Ms. Lora visit
December 18: Christmas program practice
December 19:  T-Th Christmas Party.
December 20: MWF Christmas Program at St Paul’s.
December 21-January 3:  Christmas break.

January 4 T-Th start back to school
January 5 WF start back to school
January 11-12 Book orders due
January 11-12 swim day
January 15-16th Salute Gym visit
January 18-19 Ms. Julie visit
January 22-23 Ms. Lora visit
January 24 No school P.D. Day

February 5-6 Ms. Lora visit
February 8-9 Swim day.
February 8-9 Book orders due
February 12 Field Trip Post Office
February 13-14  Valentine Parties
February 15-16 Ms. Julie visit
February 21 No School PD day

March 8-9 Book orders due
March 8-9 Dad’s Day / swim day
March 12-13 Ms. Lora visit
March 15-16 Ms. Julie visit
March 19-23 No school Spring Break
March 28th No school PD day
March 30 No School Good Friday

April 3-4 4 year old conferences
April12-13 Swim Days
April 12-13  Book orders due
April 17-18  Mrs. Lora Visit

May 8-9 Ms. Lora Visit
May 10-11th Mother’s Tea.
May 18th MWF Graduation practice at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
May 22nd T-Th last day.
May 23 MWF last day – Graduation In Afternoon

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

Monday-Thursday
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
1:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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