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Orcutt Baptist School

653 Baxter Lane
Newport News, VA 23602

Phone:
(757) 249-2323

Website:

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Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

" Orcutt Baptist School, an outreach ministry of Orcutt Baptist Church, offers quality education in an atmosphere which emphasizes the merging of Christian principles with the active life of each student. Our philosophy and psychology are consistently and completely Biblical. The school strives to assist students of varying academic abilities to reach their potential. This is accomplished in a traditional structured program that employs love, discipline, consistency and appropriate educational techniques and methodologies. OBS endorses a policy of non-discrimination in regard to race, color, nationality, or ethnic origin."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Pre-K Schedule on a School Day

* 6:00-7:45 a.m. - Greeting, supervised centers
* 7:30-7:45 a.m. - Breakfast (optional)
* 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Cinema time
* 8:00-8:15 a.m. - Dismissed to attend school
* 11:45-11:55 a.m. - Greeting/sign-in/activity time
* 11:55 a.m.-12:20 p.m. - Lunchtime*
* 12:20-1:00 p.m. - Outside play
* 1:00-2:45 p.m. - Restroom, story time and rest time
* 2:45-3:00 p.m. - Wake-up and snacks
* 3:00-3:30 p.m. - Creative art
* 3:30-4:00 p.m. - Outside play
* 4:00-6:00 p.m. - Activity time and centers
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Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips

Modes of Communication

  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Special Meetings