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Denbigh Christian Academy School

1233 Shields Road
Newport News, VA 23608

Phone:
(757) 874-8661

Website:

Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

A Typical Day

"Pre-School(2 & 3 years)
We have a planned curriculum program every day from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., from September until the second week of June. The day includes a rest period from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. The afternoon (after 2:30 p.m.) is for supervised free play and organized games until children are picked up. Breakfast is available for children that arrive before 7:50 a.m., a snack at 9:30 a.m., a hot meal at 11:30 a.m., and a snack at 3:00 p.m.
4-Year Old Kindergarten (School hours 8:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.) ...
The hours of operation for 4-Year Old Kindergarten are 8:15 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. 4-Year Old Kindergarten students that arrive prior to 8:15 a.m. will come to the original brick building where they go directly to the play room. Class starts promptly at 8:15 a.m. Students arriving past 8:30 a.m. will be tardy and must be signed in at the school office. The students may arrive after 8:00 a.m. and remain until 12:45 p.m. without incurring day care charges. If a student is not picked up by 12:45 p.m., day care charges will be incurred. Children that remain for day care after 12:15 p.m. will eat a hot lunch and then be brought to the original brick building for a rest period from 12:45 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. They will receive a snack at 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and afternoon supervised free play until children are picked up.
5-Year Old Kindergarten (School hours 8:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.) ...
Five-Year Old Kindergarten students that arrive prior to 8:15 a.m. will come into the yellow school building and go directly to the cafeteria/gym. At 8:15 a.m. their teachers will supervise them to class and class will begin promptly at 8:15 a.m. Students arriving past 8:30 p.m. will be tardy and must be signed in at the school office. The students may arrive after 8:00 a.m. and be picked up before 12:45 p.m. without incurring day care charges. If a student is not picked up by 12:45 p.m., day care charges will be incurred. At 12:15 p.m. , students that stay for day care will go into the cafeteria/gym for a hot lunch. After lunch, they will be escorted to the original brick building for a rest period from 12:45 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. They will receive a snack at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Children will have supervised free play after school until they are picked up.
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Excerpted from the preschool's website