Thursday, October 5, 2017

All About PreK

About the PreK Classroom 

We are a Kindergarten Readiness classroom here at CKS.  What does this mean?  This means we work with your child(ren) to establish and foster the important skills needed to succeed in later schooling!  Our emphasis is on social/emotional growth, self-help skills, executive functioning skills and overall teaching kiddos how to best behave in a loving, Catholic school environment! 

A Look Inside the Room

Members of our classroom community have access to a daily blog which features pictures, updates on classroom and school wide events and a starting point for conversations with your child based on what was done in our room each day.

About Mrs. Zachary  

Hello, and welcome to the PreK at Christ the King School!  Allow me to introduce myself, I am Shannon Zachary and I am entering my sixth year here in the Early Ed Department. I was previously the teacher of the Nestlings (also known as Bridge) class.  Catholic education has always been important to both me and my family.  My sisters and I all graduated from Rice and my mother was a teacher, principal and later assistant superintendent in Vermont's Catholic schools.  That commitment to Catholic education carried over into college as well, as I graduated from Providence College with a degree in Political Science and St. Mike's for my Teacher Licensure Program.  

love preschoolers and their unique outlook on the world, the way they handle the immense learning curve they are on and the fact that my job involves singing, hugs and hilarious comments daily.  In our classroom you will often hear music and laughter, but not to worry, there is plenty of learning going on too!  :)

When not at school, I love spending time with my husband Vinnie (a classmate from Rice) and our two daughters Calla (who will be starting at CKS this year!) and Delia.  My hopes for the year are that we have fun while we learn and that your kiddos and families will love CKS as much as I do!  


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