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Welcome Families! School Year 2017-2018

Meet –N- Greet (Attendance Highly Recommended) When: Friday, September 1st Where: Ray School Preschool Annex Time: 1-2 pm This is the time when you receive your child’s classroom assignment and meet the Preschool Staff. You will be informed of important information and get a tour of your child’s classroom. We will distribute parking passes for […]

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Summer Break Infomation

Happy Summer Break! We hope everyone has an enjoyable summer! Be sure to explore all the free activities Chicago has to offer, sign up for a library card and read loads of books with your preschooler. In addition, the Office of Early Childhood has purchased our school a Scholastic BookFlix account. Once on the website […]

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Week of June 5th

Hello Parents:   The students have been thoroughly engrossed in the butterfly and plant life cycle. The children are enthused about learning lots of new vocabulary words. A few of those words are: metamorphosis, proboscis, molting, and seedling. Be sure to ask your child about the life cycles. We are beginning our cleaning and reflection […]

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Week of May 30th

IMPORTANT PRESCHOOL NEWS Hello Parents: The school year is winding down very quickly! In order to prepare for next year the Ray Preschool program will be closing down for 3 days. We will be completing registration for new incoming students. Students who are returning for their 2nd year of preschool do not need to complete […]

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Week Of May 22nd

Hello Parents: We want to thank all of the parents who volunteered for our Walk-A-Thon. It was cold and wet but the children enjoyed it! Our caterpillars have arrived! Finger’s crossed that we will actually be in session long enough to witness the entire life cycle! I want to thank all of the families who […]

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Week of May 15th

I hope everyone had a great Mother’s Day weekend! If you are able to help out during the Walk-A-Thon please let me know!   We will be wrapping up our Eric Carle study as soon as our caterpillars arrive (hopefully this week).   Being that our topic of studies will be more nature centered we […]

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Week of May 8th

I want to thank all of the families who participated in International Night! It was a huge success. We are continuing our Eric Carle study and will shift to butterflies as soon as our caterpillars arrive! Important Dates: Kindergarten Visits for children going to Kindergarten (children returning to Pre K next year do not need […]

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Week of May 1st

We thoroughly enjoyed all of the activities during our celebration of Week of Young Child! If your child forgot their toy for show and tell, please feel free to bring one this week. We will need play dough in mid-May! If you are willing to make a batch please sign up on the play dough […]

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Week of April 10, 2017

  Have a great Spring Break!  Classes resume Monday, April 17th! Dates to Remember: April 10th -14th– No School – Spring Break April 19th– No School- Parent & Teacher Conferences (Please be sure to sign up after spring break) May 18th– Ray Walk-a-Thon (fundraising goal is $25,000- we exceeded this goal last year!)   More information […]

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Week of April 3rd

    Hello Parents, The children have been working hard analyzing the various stories.  Please be sure to check out all of the detailed work the children have completed.  The children will be bringing home their Story Elements work this week to share with families.  The children focused on: the setting, the characters, the problems, […]

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Week of March 27th

Hello Parents: We have been enjoying the lovely spring weather! We will take advantage and have lots of outdoor activities. Please make sure that you dress your child accordingly. If you send outdoor items to school the rule is they must wear it out. Also, please be sure to put sunblock on your child before […]

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Week of March 20th

Hello Parents: We have begun our study of Goldilocks and the 3 Bears. Your will be bringing home a sheet entitled “Story Elements of Goldilocks and the 3 Bears” and is divided into the 4 components: Setting, Characters, Problem, & Solution. Be sure to ask your child about where the story took place, who were […]

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