First Lutheran Preschool


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For more than 35 years, First Lutheran Preschool has served the greater Geneseo community by providing enriching classes for 3, 4 and 5 year-olds. Our mission is to offer a safe and nurturing atmosphere where the child's first school experience is positive and enjoyable. Our curriculum conforms
to the goals and preschool standards put out by the Illinois State Board
of Education and we are certified by the State of Illinois.

Our program curriculum includes free play, readiness, language arts, creative art, cooking, music, games, rhythms, and field trips. Our classrooms are sunny, cheerful places where creativity and exploration is foremost. Every effort is made to make the preschool situation a happy, comfortable place for your child to grow physically, socially, intellectually and emotionally.

During the month of November our preschool will celebrate Thanksgiving by preparing some food that may have been eaten at the first Thanksgiving. Our classes will invite family members to preschool where our students will share food, song and dance. The 3-year old class will learn about corn, turkeys and the color brown. The 4 & 5-year old classes will be learning about Native Americans by stringing beads and making tepees and by learning new songs and finger plays. For the letter I, they will learn about ice and igloos and paint with ice cubes. And for the letter H they will make handprints.

         • Thanksgiving Break—Nov. 21-29


2015-16 Registrations Being Accepted NOW!

Registrations are currently being accepted for the 2015-16 school year. Please contact

the Preschool Director Misty Slaymaker at 309/944-4306 for a tour or for registration

materials. All children should be three years old by September 1, 2015 to be enrolled

for fall. The weekly schedule is:

3-year-olds 9-11:30 a.m. Monday and Thursday
4-year-olds 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
4-year-olds 12:30-3 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday
4/5-year-olds 12:30-3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday


The Preschool will hold classes from September 2015 to May 2016 and will follow the Geneseo school vacation schedule.
A complete schedule will be provided at orientation. We will have preschool classes on Geneseo Teacher Institute days,
and we do not end our classes early on early dismissal days for Geneseo teachers' meetings. We do NOT meet when
Geneseo schools are closed due to inclement weather. If your child is to be absent due to illness or other reason,
please call the school to let us know.


        Tuition for 2015-16

Monthly tuition is as follows:
$90 for 2-day-a-week class
$110 for 3-day-a-week class

Preschool Information Brochure

For more information about any of First Lutheran Preschool's

classes or programs or to arrange a visit to our classrooms,please

contact Preschool Director Misty Slaymaker at 309-944-4306


First Lutheran Preschool Staff:

Misty Slaymaker, Director


Ruthann Carton, Mary Williamsen, Barb Burghgrave (First row from the left)

Margi Ficken, Misty Slaymaker, Jennifer Johnson (Second row from the left)


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