St. Demetrios two and three year old program are geared to encourage the development of the whole child. Both programs focus on both self-initiated and teacher facilitated activities to enrich each child’s classroom experience. The overall curriculm is presented using themes, with each day being carefully designed around language, literacy, social and emotional development, physical development, cognitive and creative expression. Our curriculum is age appropriate and modified according to the developmental and educational needs of our students.
Our do learn Greek as a second language through poems and songs. All other subjects will and are taught in English language. Religion is taught in the classroom through prayer and holiday celebrations. Our students do perform in a Christmas Pageant, Art Exhibit, Mommy and Me tea party and end of year stepping up program.
St. Demetrios goals for a successful pre-school program is nurturing the children in order to develop self-esteem, promoting interaction with one another and cooperative learning, teaching to become independent and social, and overall being good students and respecting classroom rules.