Parkway Early Childhood
May 2023 Family Newsletter - Preschool, PAT, PIP & More
May 3 | Wednesday Half-day; No afternoon classes. Full-day classes dismiss at noon
May 4 | Thursday 4-6:00 pm Fundraiser order pick up @Parkway Early Childhood center 14605 Clayton Rd
Mon 8 - 12 TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK!
May 13 | Saturday 10am-1:00 pm On The Go! Parents as Teachers Group Connection Ages Birth - 5 years. More info below. Register for this Free Event
May 29 | Monday No School (Memorial Day)
June 1 | Thursday Last Day of School, Half-day; No afternoon classes. Full-day classes dismiss at noon
June 13 - 30 Partners in Play Summer Classes
Champions for Character
Parkway Early Childhood is one of three area schools named 2023 Champions for Character by CharacterPlus and the St. Louis Cardinals. This recognition program honors schools in the metro area that have a school-wide focus on service learning and service projects for students. Six Parkway schools have been named Champions of Character since the award began
Date: May 13, 10 am-1 pm
Location: Parkway Early Childhood Center, 14605 Clayton Rd
Ages: Birth- 5 years
Fee: No charge
On the Go! is a FREE Parkway Parents as Teachers event for Parkway families with children ages Birth - 5 years.
- Ride a real school bus!
- Create your own concept car in the builder's workshop.
- Parkway/ Rockwood Community Ed presents fun activities to explore emotions.
- Kona Ice Truck with shaved ice sno-cones available to purchase.
- Lots of vehicles to explore
Helping Your Child Get a Good Night's Sleep
Date: Thursday, May 18, 8:00-9:00 pm
Attendees: Parents Only Group Connection
Fee: No charge
Come learn about creating healthy sleep habits! Topics will include wake windows, sleep props, sleep training tips, and example sleep schedules. There will also be time for questions. This group connection is for parents only and is presented in conjunction with Rockwood Parents as Teachers. Presented by Chris Nosal, Pediatric Sleep Specialist with Tiny Transitions
Advance registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Register here…
Parents as Teachers - Enrollment is Open Year Round
Parkway Parents as Teachers accepts enrollment throughout the summer to begin personal home visits starting the 23-24 school year. If you know someone in the district having a baby, please spread the word about our program. Click To Enroll
⬇️ Checkout the "Summer Fun" Ideas PAT Has For You
This interactive Kindergarten Guide was created by Parkway Parents as Teachers’ Staff to give parents information about Kindergarten readiness. Use your cursor to hover over the different areas of each classroom and discover links to age-appropriate milestones information, working through emotions and parent-child activities to increase specific skills. Included is a library with links to video books about Kindergarten. We hope you enjoy this guide and this special time in your child’s life!
From Dr. Kim, Preschool Coordinator
All families have been notified about their 23/24 Preschool Class Placements. For updated preschool placement information refer to the Preschool website. The Waitlist Registration Link is also included on the Preschool Website page if you missed the initial registration window.
Please ensure all 2022-24 tuition payments are made in full by May 15th.
Summer Family Fun Classes are to enjoy with one or more of your children Jun 13 - Jun 30
Summer Fun Classes focus on a specific age level for children & a guardian to enjoy Jun 13 - Jun 30
Partners in Play offers affordable fun classes for parents and children to enjoy together. Click here to see the Summer course catalog
Registration for 2023-24 has begun
Registration for the 2023-2024 school year began on February 13, 2023. NOTE: All spaces at the Early Childhood Center location are full. There is limited availability at the McKelvey Primary location. To start enrollment at McKP or be placed on the waitlist at PECC, use the form below.