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St Margaret Mary School

119 S. Hubbard Street
Algonquin, IL 60102-2807

Phone:
(847) 658-5313

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"We are committed to Catholic education, developing faith life, building community and Christian service. We endeavor to create a school environment that fosters respect for each person, develops healthy self-concept, and is conducive to learning. We offer a curriculum that develops the total person through science, mathematics, social studies, language arts, the arts and religious studies."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"3 Year Class Schedule - Tuesday, Thursday
1. Welcome: Manipulatives, puzzles, duplos, open art table, or outside play if weather permitting.2. Circle time: Gathering for prayer, hello song, calendar, weather, concept development.
3. Wash hands/Snack time: Social skills, prayer passing snack, pouring juice,
and practicing manners.
4. Library/Quiet time: Music, large motor, story time.
5. Center time: Art table, easel painting, dramatic play, concept development, sensory activity.
6. Large motor development, inside or outside.
7. Good-byes
4 Year Class Schedule - Monday, Wednesday, Friday
1. Welcome: Manipulatives, puzzles, duplos, open art table, or outside play if weather permitting.
2. Circle time: Gathering for prayer, hello song, calendar, weather, concept development.
3. Wash hands/Snack time: Social skills, prayer passing snack, pouring juice, and practicing manners.
4. Library/Quiet time: Music, large motor, story time.
5. Center time: Art table, easel painting, dramatic play, concept development, sensory activity.
6. Large motor development, inside or outside.
7. Good-byes"
Excerpted from the preschool's website