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  • ECFE Special Events

    If you have a child under the age of five, you are welcome to attend. You do not need to be an ECFE participant to join us.
  • ECFE in Silver Bay

    What are the benefits ECFE? For children Focused time with parents to learn and explore an early childhood environment Social skills developed in interaction with other young children in a rich environment Early identification of learning concerns Parents with positive parenting skills to promote healthy development For parents & families Support during the transition to parenthood Information on early development and what to expect from children Strategies for effective limit setting and teaching Time with other parents to reflect on family values and parenting practices Strategies for balancing work and family and managing stress. What should we expect at ECFE? When you arrive at a Mixed Age Session all teachers are present and the room is set with carefully planned activities for you & our children to enjoy together. After Parent & Child Time we will clean up and have a brief Circle Time to help children get to know each other’s names & develop literacy skills. After Circle Time the children will settle in for Snack & the parents will move to the parent room for discussion. During Parent Time, children will have more free play time in the classroom followed by cleanup time and a final Circle Time. Parents will return to the children’s room at the end of class. Please feel free to bring a comfort item that will help your child with separation, if needed.
  • ECFE in Two Harbors

    What are the benefits ECFE? For children Focused time with parents to learn and explore an early childhood environment Social skills developed in interaction with other young children in a rich environment Early identification of learning concerns Parents with positive parenting skills to promote healthy development For parents & families Support during the transition to parenthood Information on early development and what to expect from children Strategies for effective limit setting and teaching Time with other parents to reflect on family values and parenting practices Strategies for balancing work and family and managing stress. What should we expect at ECFE? When you arrive at a Mixed Age Session all teachers are present and the room is set with carefully planned activities for you & our children to enjoy together. After Parent & Child Time we will clean up and have a brief Circle Time to help children get to know each other’s names & develop literacy skills. After Circle Time the children will settle in for Snack & the parents will move to the parent room for discussion. During Parent Time, children will have more free play time in the classroom followed by cleanup time and a final Circle Time. Parents will return to the children’s room at the end of class. Please feel free to bring a comfort item that will help your child with separation, if needed.
  • Early Childhood Screening

    Early Childhood Screening is recommended at age 3 and required for all children before they enter kindergarten. Screening includes a quick check of a child's development, hearing and vision screening, height & weight and social emotional development. Resources and recommendations will be shared. Children need to complete Early Childhood Screening only once between the age of 3 and 5 years of age.
  • Kids & Co-Silver Bay

    Welcome to Silver Bay Kids & Co.! Silver Bay Kids & Co. is currently closed due to low enrollment. Questions? Please contact the Child Care Coordinator at William Kelley School, Kerissa Graden, for more information: 218-226-4437 ext. 8453 Kids & Co. is designed to meet the needs of children and busy parents. Our primary purpose is to provide high quality care for children. Kids & Co. offers a fun, safe, caring environment that fosters recreational, social, educational and developmentally appropriate experiences that compliment your child’s school day. We are open before school and after school as well as all day Fridays during the School Year. Registration is now open to all students ages 4-12. Questions? Please contact the Child Care Coordinator at William Kelley School, Kerissa Graden, for more information: 218-226-4437 ext. 8453
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  • Kids & Co-Two Harbors

    OUR MISSION & PHILOSOPHY We provide an inclusive out of school care program that supports the needs and priorities of the child, the family, and the school. Our programs facilitate the development of the whole child through meaningful experiences, programs, and collaborations that build relationships and a sense of community. CONTACTS Kerissa Graden, Child Care Coordinator - 218-226-4437 ext. 8453 Bruce Remme, Community Education Director - 218-834-8201 ext. 8227 REGISTRATION HELP To help ensure you are able to register and manage your child's Kids & Co account, please read through the following help sheets. Eleyo Help Sheets FORMS If any of these forms pertain to your child, please complete the following forms and turn them into the Kids & Co coordinator before your child's first day of attendance. Medication Authorization Form Permission Form for Program Attendance - This form is for students who will be leaving Kids & Co to attend another educational or recreation program located within the school (i.e. summer school, Friday homework help, choir, etc) Immunization Exemption Form - If your child is not immunized for whatever reason (i.e. religion, personal choice, etc.) his form has to be competed and notarized and turned into the coordinator before your child may attend Kids & Co.
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  • Little Agates Preschool

    Minnehaha School Two Harbors We are a 4 star parent aware rated program, which is the highest rating awarded. We provide high quality education that nurtures the whole child. Enrollment for the 2024- 2025 is open! 2024 - 2025 School year Information: Little Agates 4’s: Children must be 4 by Sept 1st, 2024 Tuition = $275 4 days per week for 3 hours Registration fee = $50 Little Agates 3’s: Children must be 3 by September 1, 2024 Tuition = $205 3 days per week for 3 hours Registration fee = $50 Wrap care may be available through TH Kids & Co! Please contact: kgraden@isd381.org for availability. Children must be toilet trained to attend our preschool programs. Children must complete Early Childhood Screening before attending Preschool 4’s programs. To schedule screening: https://lakesuperiorcomed.ce.eleyo.com/Earlyeducation or call the Community Education office. Our preschool programs provide a fun, educational and welcoming learning environment. We focus on building social emotional skills, literacy and language, physical and emotional wellness as well as preparing them to be part of our K-12 learning path. Our school based program provides the accommodations of the school building such as the gym, cafeteria, playground and other facilities letting children feel comfortable learning in the school they could attend as a Kindergartener. Our objectives utilize developmentally appropriate activities which enhance a child's social development (particularly play and getting along with other children, relating to other adults, interacting as a group member, and learning to follow directions, etc.); To enhance a child's creativity through art projects, music experiences, dramatic play, story time, etc.; To stimulate a child intellectually by exposing the child to concepts and ideas and letting the child internalize on his/her own; not direct teaching or measuring accomplishments. To have fun! Children need to be registered for Preschool by September 1 of the applicable school year to attend. Once the year has started students are not typically added to the classroom. Late or mid-year enrollments may be considered depending on the class size and child's previous preschool enrollment. Are concerned about paying Preschool tuition? We have several options to help. If your family is eligible for free or reduced lunch, you may qualify for a Pathway 1 Early Learning Scholarship or Pathway 2 Early Learning Scholarship which would cover 100% of tuition. Pathway 1 Early Learning Scholarship Pathway 2 Early Learning Scholarship You may be eligible for reduced tuition based on your family’s income. Income verification for the last 2 pay periods or last year’s income is required to determine where your family falls on our Sliding Fee Scale. In Two Harbors, income verification may be submitted to Colleen McMillen (cmcmillen@isd381.org).
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  • Little Mariners Childcare

    Welcome! REGISTRATION FOR THE 2023-2024 SEASON IS NOW OPEN! We are open year round, Monday - Friday 7:00am - 5:00pm Little Mariners Child Care offers both full and part time care. Flexible scheduling options are available. A minimum of 2 sessions are required per week. Age Categories Infants 6 weeks to 15 months Infant Registration 2023-2024 Toddlers 15 months to 33 months Toddler Registration 2023-2024 3's Preschool 33 months to Kindergarten 3's Preschool & Wrap Care Registration 2023-2024 Please select the registration option for the age your child will be when they begin. What you need to register: Health Insurance Information Doctor’s Information Dentist’s Information Contact information for at least 4 emergency contacts Please call if you have any questions while registering. Do not forget to submit your Health Care Summary and Immunization Record prior to your first day of attendance. Like and Follow us on Facebook
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  • Little Mariners Preschool

    William Kelley School Silver Bay We are a 4 star parent aware rated program, which is the highest rating awarded. We provide high quality education that nurtures the whole child. 2024-2025 4's Preschool is FULL. ** Please register on the waitlist ** It is important to register on the waitlist if you are at all interested in 4's preschool for 2024-2025. If/when spots become available, students are accepted from the waitlist in the order they registered. 2024 - 2025 School year Information: Little Mariners 4’s: Children must be 4 by Sept 1st, 2024 Tuition = $275 3 days per week for 4 hours Registration fee = $50 Little Mariners 3’s: Registration is open year round. Register through Little Mariners Childcare. The preschool program for three year olds is now fully integrated into Little Mariners Child Care. Families interested in a three's preschool experience, but not necessarily needing care, should enroll in the preschool-age care program for half-day. Students are welcome to participate for the full morning section; however most of our curriculum based learning occurs between 8:00am - 12:00pm Wrap care may be available through Little Mariners Childcare Center! Please contact: kgraden@isd381.org for availability. Children must be toilet trained to attend our preschool programs. Children must complete Early Childhood Screening before attending Preschool 4’s programs. To schedule screening: https://lakesuperiorcomed.ce.eleyo.com/Earlyeducation or call the Community Education office. Our preschool programs provide a fun, educational and welcoming learning environment. We focus on building social emotional skills, literacy and language, physical and emotional wellness as well as preparing them to be part of our K-12 learning path. Our school based program provides the accommodations of the school building such as the gym, cafeteria, playground and other facilities letting children feel comfortable learning in the school they could attend as a Kindergartener. Our objectives utilize developmentally appropriate activities which enhance a child's social development (particularly play and getting along with other children, relating to other adults, interacting as a group member, and learning to follow directions, etc.); To enhance a child's creativity through art projects, music experiences, dramatic play, story time, etc.; To stimulate a child intellectually by exposing the child to concepts and ideas and letting the child internalize on his/her own; not direct teaching or measuring accomplishments. To have fun! Children need to be registered for Preschool by September 1 of the applicable school year to attend. Once the year has started students are not typically added to the classroom. Late or mid-year enrollments may be considered depending on the class size and child's previous preschool enrollment. Are concerned about paying Preschool tuition? We have several options to help. If your family is eligible for free or reduced lunch, you may qualify for a Pathway 1 Early Learning Scholarship or Pathway 2 Early Learning Scholarship which would cover 100% of tuition. Pathway 1 Early Learning Scholarship Pathway 2 Early Learning Scholarship You may be eligible for reduced tuition based on your family’s income. Income verification for the last 2 pay periods or last year’s income is required to determine where your family falls on our Sliding Fee Scale. In Silver Bay, income verification may be submitted to Angie Goutermont (agoutermont@isd381.org).
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