Kirk Morris, Principal
560 Concordia Ave., St Paul, MN 55103
651-325-2400 | Get Directions
In Pre-Kindergarten, we practice following the rules and routines of our classroom and school.
We practice social skills such as kindness, sharing and compromising. We will increase our pre-literacy skills by learning an abundance of vocabulary, practice the alphabet names and sounds, rhyming and alliteration.
We will also explore art, science and math while learning to be a member of a community.
If you are interested in registering for the Pre-Kindergarten program you can start by contacting the Student Placement Center at 651-632-3700.
The SPPS Pre-Kindergarten Program is rooted in a deep commitment to standards-based education, and in efforts to align with SPPS' Strategic Plan, Strong Schools, Strong Communities (SSSC), has created a working draft of a research-based, standard-driven curriculum with a scope and sequence for clear expectations of what teachers will cover in instruction.
I began my career teaching E.C.F.E/School Readiness and then made the transfer over to Pre-K. I graduated from Saint Paul Public Schools (Go Como Cougars!!) and went on to receive an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and a Masters degree in K-12 education from Winona State.
Hi I am Mrs. Facklam. I am part of Minnesota Reading Corps. I enjoy doing some of the assessment and literacy work with Mrs. Decker, along with having fun with the kids.
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8:15 Arrival of buses (yellow doors)
8:30 Official start time
8:30 Breakfast in room
8:50 Motor Room
9:10 Bathroom Break
9:20 Morning Meeting
9:35 Small Group
9:45 Active Learning / RTI
10:30 5 minute warning
10:35 Clean Up
10:40 Closing Meeting
10:50 Get ready to go
10:55 Dismissal/Load buses
12:25 Arrival of buses (blue doors)
12:30 Official start time
12:50 Bathroom Break
1:00 Fresh fruit or vegetable snack
1:10 Ease Into the day/Independent reading
1:15 Afternoon Meeting
1:25 Small Group
1:40 Active Learning/RTI
2:30 5 minute warning/bathroom reminder
2:35 Clean up
2:40 Closing Meeting
2:50 Dismissal/Load buses
Kirk Morris, Principal | 560 Concordia Ave., St Paul, MN 55103 | 651-293-8820 | Get Directions