Lion Pride BlogMonth: February 2017

Amazing gRAce Packets Have Been Released!

The Amazing gRace packets have been released and can be found in your student’s backpacks! Video instructions by Sara Lux, Director of Development and the talented Blair Smith, 6th grade student.

Handwriting Without Tears

The goal of Handwriting Without Tears® (HWT) is to make legible and fluent handwriting an easy and automatic skill for all students. The unique curriculum design and developmental teaching strategies facilitate this goal. Children can start learning to print in preschool, even though fine motor skills vary at these ages. Most preschoolers are developmentally ready… Read More

Growing with Mathematics Curriculum

Growing with Mathematics (GWM) is a core mathematics program that is appropriate for all of our Preschool and Pre-K classrooms. GWM views children as active learners who construct their own mathematical understanding through interacting with their environment and their peers and embedded teacher support. GWM uses a variety of materials and manipulatives in order for… Read More

Letter Land Curriculum

Letterland is a child-friendly phonics and literacy program we use in our PK4, Pre-K and Kindergarten programs.  The secret of its worldwide success lies in its pictogram characters and their ability to make learning fun!  This well structured and language-rich approach features visual memory aids, actions, stories and multi-sensory activities to keep young minds engaged… Read More

10 Habits of highly successful families that get to school on time

These suggestions can create lifelong habits that will help your child be successful. Alter the suggestions to fit your family, but the most important point is that you are setting habits and attitudes for a lifetime! The lack of a predictable routine creates a cycle of frustration and sets a child up for a lifetime… Read More

February 14th

2 -Day – 6th Grade: Traditional Valentine’s Parties in Classrooms will not be held and instead, we’ll celebrate together at Parents, Pastries and Pictures on February 14th. Children may bring valentines to exchange in their classrooms later that day. 3-day and Surrey Hills Preschool will be in their classrooms as normal on February 15th.  

Feb. 16th – Child Development Professional Development

Child Development Center Professional Day King’s Gate Christian School is offering professional development course to help Early Childhood Educators in reaching their fullest teaching potential. Thursday, February 16th Location: King’s Gate Christian School at Hefner Pointe, located in Our Lord’s Community Church. Time: 8:30 am – 3:15 pm 6 Contact Hours (1 CEU) King’s Gate… Read More

Bring a Friend to Share the King’s Gate Experience!  Open House & Tour for Prospective Families Do you know a family with students from grades Pre-K through 7th grade who are interested in making a school change next year? Please invite them to visit our school Tuesday, February 7th from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.