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Queen of Peace Catholic Academy

10900 Southwest 24th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32607

Phone:
(352) 332-8808

Website:

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Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Develop a lived faith through experiences in liturgy, sacraments, personal prayer, and service.
Provide a foundation for learning the basic skills in a Christ-centered environment.
Provide an environment where each student can discover his or her own gifts and abilities and use them for self-growth, as well as to help others.
Provide an atmosphere where ideas can be expressed, respected, and challenged appropriately while recognizing the differences in learning styles.
Provide opportunities for exploration, discovery, investigation, and learning through age-appropriate activities and materials.
Provide enrichment through the study of other languages, and through an appreciation of the fine arts.
"
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"8:15 - 8:30
Prayer, Pledge, Calendar

8:30 - 9:00
Specials
Spanish (Monday & Wednesday)
Music (Tuesday)
Library (Thursday)
8:30 - 8:45 Star Student/Liturgical
Music (Friday)
8:45 - 9:10 Chinese (Friday)

9:00 - 9:05
Story/Set up snack

9:05 - 9:20
Snack

9:20 - 9:40
Faith

9:40 - 10:00
Recess

10:00 - 10:45
Centers (Monday - Thursday)
Unit/Enrichment Activity (Friday)

10:45 -11:00
Prep for lunch

11:00 - 11:30
Lunch

11:30 - 12:00
Recess

12:00 - 12:30
Prep for nap

12:30 - 2:15
Nap

2:15 - 2:30
Wake up

ack up

rayer

2:30 - 2:45
Blessing/Dismissal

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Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school