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Gates Of Prayer Nursery School

4000 W Esplanade Ave S
Metairie, LA 70002-3073

(504) 885-4339


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"It is the philosophy of the Louise Manheim Nursery School that early childhood should be a time of fun, warmth, security,
exploring and discovery. Nursery School children are creative and receptive; the staff strives to nurture and encourage these
qualities in the children who attend. The Nursery School's purpose is to provide an atmosphere that encourages social, emotional,
physical and intellectual growth and development of the child as a whole.

The program emphasizes Jewish values and practices, customs and ceremonies of the Shabbat, High Holy Days and other Jewish holidays
throughout the year. The program is designed for all Jewish children in the Greater New Orleans area.

Planned within the framework of philosophy and purpose, Louise Hayem Nursery School's curriculum includes sharing and conversation time;
games and large muscle activities; field trips throughout the community; food preparation, science and nature experiences; exposure
to shapes, colors, numbers, and letters; and celebration of birthdays and holidays.
Excerpted from the preschool's website