MELROSE PRESCHOOL

2020 Preschool Handbook

2021-22 School Supply List

21/22 Preschool Information
21/22 Información del Preescolar

Preschool Registration link
Enlace de registro de preescolar


Preschool Wrap-Around Information
*Dutchmen Preschool Wrap Around is an option to be at school for a full day. 
Información general preescolar
*Campamento Preescolar es una opción para estar en la escuela todo el dia.

Register here/registrar aquí

PRESCHOOL STAFF:
Mindy Arnzen, Preschool Teacher
320-256-5160 x 3428
Jennarae Barten, Preschool Teacher
320-256-5160 x 4210
Paula Ruoff, Early Childhood Special Education Teacher
320-256-5160 x 3106
Patty Stordahl, Preschool Teacher
320-256-5160 x 3427

Bertha Diaz Torres, Preschool Assistant (Bilingual)
Beatriz Munoz, Preschool Assistant (Bilingual)
Amy Primus, Preschool Assistant

PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS 

Threes & Fours Preschool:
For children, age 3 September 1st of the school year, and potty trained.

An exceptional opportunity for children (and their parents) to gently ease into the preschool experience. Children work on listening skills, working cooperatively with others, pre-reading and pre-math skills. 

We have two class options. Class meets Monday, Wednesday & Friday mornings from 8:15-10:45 a.m.
and Tuesday & Thursday mornings from 8:15-10:45 a.m.
*Please call 256-6010 if you are interested in preschool, register HERE.

Transportation is your responsibility
. Carpooling and the TriCAP bus are two options. TriCAP phone number is 320-251-1612 x 1, or 1-888-765-5597 x 1.

Fours & Fives Preschool:
For children age 4 by September 1st of the school year.

This preschool is designed to help prepare children for kindergarten. The classes meet 5 days a week for two hours and forty-five minutes each day. The morning session will be held from 8:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. and the afternoon class will be held from 12:20-2:50 p.m.

Register HERE.

Transportation: 
Students in the 4/5-year-old class may ride the bus to school for the morning class, and home from school for the afternoon class, if you live in the Melrose School District.
Parents will need to provide transportation home after the morning class, and before the afternoon class. Carpooling and the TriCAP bus are two additional options. TriCAP phone number 320-251-1612 x 1, or 1-888-765-5597 x 1.
*Please call 256-6010 if you are interested in preschool.

EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING

Kayla Dragseth, Preschool Screening Coordinator
320-256-5160 x 3401

Is your child 3 years old?
Melrose Public Schools Early Childhood Screening is a check on how your child is growing and developing.

Early Childhood Screening helps you:
Find out how your child is doing.
Connect you and your child to early childhood programs and other community services. Answer your parenting questions.

What happens during Screening?
Trained professionals will check your child’s:
Vision & Hearing
Health History
Immunization Records
Height/Weight/Growth
Skills in Thinking
Communication & Language
Large/Small Muscles
Social/Emotional Development

All of this information is important for your child’s continued learning and readiness for future school success. After the screening, you will be given a full report of your child’s learning and growth. Information to support your job as a parent will also be available. Screening is required for entrance into kindergarten. For more information about screening, or to schedule an appointment, please call 256-5160 x 3401.

If you are concerned that the school does not have proper contact information for you, and your child is between 3 and 4 years old, please call 320-256-6010 to share your current address and your child’s information.

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PARENT RESOURCES
ABCya

bornlearning.org

Car Seat Safety

Free Books for Kids 5 and Under/ Libros Gratis!

Give Kids a Smile

Idea Box

Reach Up/Head Start

Tumblebooks

Unite for Literacy

Great River Regional Library, Children's Page