Preschool News

October 2017

October Tuition

If you signed up for EFT via Tuition Express, October's tuition will be debited on Tuesday, Oct 10. All tuition is considered late by the 15th of the month.

~ Please make sure to label all items with your child's name including backpacks, lunch boxes, water bottles and jackets

~ Don't forget to sign your child in and out every day

~ Pick up time is 2:00 pm. Many of our teachers have their own school aged children to pick up after they leave preschool. If you are going to be late, please call 972-547-7000 so that the receptionist can relay a message to your child’s teacher. A late pick-up fee of $10 will be added to your child's statement if they are picked up after 2:15.

No School

No School on Monday October 9 ( Columbus Day) or Monday October 30 ( MISD work/conference day).

Fire Prevention Month

October is fire prevention month. We have Mckinney firefighters scheduled to visit the preschool on October 31 and Nov 1. The children will learn about fire safety, see the firemen in all their protective gear and get to see the big red fire truck!

Clothes Needed

We ask that you make sure your child has a spare change of clothes in their backpacks each day. In addition, we like to keep extra on hand. If you have any spare children's clothing (preschool ages both boys and girls) mainly shorts and pants, we are collecting them at the Promiseland Desk.

Pony Portraits

On Tuesday October 17 and Wednesday October 18, Tiny Texans Photography will be at the preschool. They will take pictures on a pony and offer each student (those that are comfortable) a free pony ride. The pictures taken will be available to view and purchase at the Promiseland desk, within two weeks. Western attire (chaps,vest, hat and bandana) will be provided by the photographer.

Western Days

On Wednesday October 18 and Thursday October 19, pull on your boots and send your children dressed in their best western getup. We will have some western activities this week enjoying s'mores on a stick around our camp fire and having western activities in PE. Bring snack and lunch as usual.


Core Value: Kindness and Gentleness

Bible verse: Ephesians 4:32, be kind and compassionate to one another, forgive each other, just as Jesus forgives you.

Bible Stories:

Week 1: Toothpaste story (Kind words out of our mouths)

Week 2: Parable of the Pumpkin (be kind to others)

Week 3: It’s OK to be different

Week 4: Perky the pumpkin

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Music and PE

Children have music on Mondays and Tuesdays and PE indoors on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Preschool teacher Lisa McDonough teaches both! For music she is teaching Christian and seasonal songs along with letters, numbers, and colors. For PE she begins with warm ups and stretches and has fun large and small group activities that emphasizes large and small motor skills.

Construction Update

Construction is ongoing and continues to run on schedule. Later this month you will notice a wall going up as you enter the church lobby. The Promiseland desk and Church lobby areas will be under renovation and all desks will be relocated to a different area. Thank you for your patience with our dust and noise as we make more room for families and ministries. All construction is scheduled to be completed by Easter!

Stay and Play

Stay and Play began in September and will be offered on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 2-4 pm through the church childcare ministry. Children currently enrolled in Promiseland Preschool may register. Cost is $10 per day, per child. You must register and pay at the Promiseland desk each time you utilize the program.

Dates to Remember

October 9

No School

October 10

Tuition Due

October 17 & 18

Pony Portraits

October 18 & 19

Western Days

October 30

No School

October 31 and November 1

Firemen Visits

Staff Birthdays

October 9 Ms. Jean Ann Clarke

October 22 Ms. Lina Go

Looking Ahead

November 6

Hearing and Vision Screening (only for 4 & 5 year olds that have not already been tested)

November 9 & 10

Silly Hat Day

November 15 & 16

Pies for Teachers

November 20 - 24

Thanksgiving Break - No School

Promiseland Preschool Facebook Group

Click above to join our NEW Promiseland Preschool Facebook Group. This is for current families. We will use this site to post news and events to help keep our families informed of what's going on at preschool.

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Service Times

Sundays at 9:30 & 11:15 am

Both services are Bilingual through October 29 |

2801 Orchid Dr, McKinney | 972.547.7000