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Jewish Preschool of the Nyacks Receives Child Care License

Jewish Preschool of the Nyacks Receives Child Care License

The Jewish Preschool of the Nyacks recently obtained its child care license allowing the school to open a full-day day care and extend school hours. The preschool in Upper Nyack focuses on Jewish education for preschoolers.

New City Jewish Center to Offer After-Care Hours

New City Jewish Center to Offer After-Care Hours

New City Jewish Center's Early Childhood Center recently announced that it will offer after-care hours for its students. The center, which already offers before-care hours, teaches traditional pre-K subjects, as well as Judaic traditions and values.

Congregation Beth-El to Begin Preschool Jewish Education Program

Congregation Beth-El to Begin Preschool Jewish Education Program

Massapequa temple Congregation Beth-El is planning to begin a preschool Jewish education program to teach Jewish children about the history and culture of Judaism. The program encourages parent involvement, and utilizes group play, and activities such as story time, crafts, and music to teach children about the religion.

Brooklyn Catholic School Pilots Writing and Fitness Programs

Brooklyn Catholic School Pilots Writing and Fitness Programs

St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy, a Catholic school in Brookyln, will begin piloting two new programs within the coming weeks. The school will being a writing program for middle-schoolers called Writing Roadmap, and a fitness program for pre-K and Kindergarten called Adventure to Fitness.

Community Jewish Center Adds Full-Day Early Childhood Program

Community Jewish Center Adds Full-Day Early Childhood Program

JCC Rockland recently announced a full-day early childhood program that it plans to offer beginning in the fall. The early childhood program is now accepting applications. Enrolled children learn Jewish values through a whole-child approach to teaching.

Diocese of Rockville Centre Schools Embrace Innovation

Diocese of Rockville Centre Schools Embrace Innovation

The Diocese of Rockville Centre is taking steps to raise its Long Island Catholic schools to new heights. The schools now integrate technology in curriculum, offer more extracurricular activities in leadership, and teachers have been prepared for the common core standards.

Beth Am Temple Offers Free Early Childhood Program

Beth Am Temple Offers Free Early Childhood Program

Beth Am Temple, which offers Jewish religion classes in Pearl River, now offers a free early childhood Jewish education class at its religious school.

Registration Now Open for Temple Israel Pre-K

Registration Now Open for Temple Israel Pre-K

Temple Israel Childhood Center is now accepting registrations for its new pre-K program. The Westport pre-K incorporates Jewish education and technology in the curriculum, as well as students working collaboratively.

Temple Sholom Teaches Tots to Write Without Tears

Temple Sholom Teaches Tots to Write Without Tears

The Selma Maisel Nursery School of Temple Sholom, a Jewish nursery school in Greenwich, is implementing the Handwriting Without Tears learn-to-write program for its students this year. The nursery school also features a hands-on, creative curriculum.

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2014: Prepare for back to school time in Brooklyn, New York, with a wide range of after-school programs for kids, Brooklyn sports teams and programs for kids, after-school tutors in Brooklyn, music classes, dance and gymnastics classes in Brooklyn, from Carroll Gardens, to Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights to Park Slope.

Local Catholic School Brings Preschool Program Back

Local Catholic School Brings Preschool Program Back

Our Lady of Wisdom, a coed Catholic school, is bringing its preschool program back for the new school year. The Catholic preschool in Port Jefferson for 4-year-olds is five full days per week, and children learn reading, math, technology, Italian, music, and art. The preschool also offers before and after care for its preschool students.

Rockland Hebrew School Offers Camp-Like Fun in Classroom

Rockland Hebrew School Offers Camp-Like Fun in Classroom

Chabad Lubavitch of Rockland now offers a Sunday Hebrew school for New City children. In the camp-like, fun learning environment, kids learn the Alef Bet, Jewish traditions, and prepare for their bar/bat mitzvah.

Emanuel Lutheran School Offers Scholarships for Transfer Students

Emanuel Lutheran School Offers Scholarships for Transfer Students

Emanuel Lutheran School in Patchogue is now offering scholarships for students who transfer from public schools, as well as matching funds for students who transfer from other private schools. The school also has a brand-new playground for preschoolers.

Secular Jewish Preschool Comes to Upper West Side

Secular Jewish Preschool Comes to Upper West Side

The City Congregation for Humanistic Judaism is bringing back their parent-child preschool classes on Sundays. The classes will focus on age-appropriate Jewish values and follows the Jewish calendar, introducing all major holidays, as well as art, music, food, and more.

Saint Saviour Elementary Revamps Entire Campus

Saint Saviour Elementary Revamps Entire Campus

Saint Saviour Elementary School in Brooklyn recently renovated its entire campus. Renovations include updates to classrooms, the courtyard, the gymnasium, and increased accommodations for students with Individualized Eduction Plans.

School and Education Resources and Organizations

School and Education Resources and Organizations

Here are some organizations and resources that can advise you on navigating tuition, understanding state school evaluations, zoning, and more--a great way to further your own knowledge on this important journey for you and your child(ren).

What Questions to Ask on a School Tour

What Questions to Ask on a School Tour

School tours allow you to get to know certain schools better. But asking the right questions on these tours will help guide you to the right one faster.

How To Get Set For Kindergarten

How To Get Set For Kindergarten

If you think that preschool time is just about unstructured play and napping, think again. There is now more emphasis on academics than ever before, and this means preparation is critical during the preschool years.




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