Pre-School

Mission Statement

Riviera Hall Lutheran Preschool provides a safe, caring, Christian learning environment for preschool children ages 3-5 to develop academic and social skills that will better ensure their overall success for the future.

What we provide

  • Christian values
  • Encourage children to develop their self esteem
  • Developing self control
  • Promoting academic skills
  • A caring, well-qualified and dedicated staff
  • A quality education
  • A program that fosters independence and self confidence
  • Experiences to nurture creativity and curiosity
  • Opportunities to develop skills to grow and learn

About the programs

Cubs (3-4 year olds)

Cubs must be 3 years old and potty trained. Cubs focus on developmentally appropriate activities that enhance large and fine motor skills, creative art projects, music and movement, chapel, reading and social skills that better ensure their success for the future. Small group instruction with one on one time with the teacher. Collaborative teaching preparing the transition of the 3 year old class to the  pre-kindergarten class. Cubs is part of a two year program. Cubs have priority enrollment into the Pre-k class.

Pre-Kindergarten/Pre-K (4 years old by September 1st)

Pre-k focuses on kindergarten readiness and early academics following the Preschool Learning Foundations. Child and adult led activities help children develop strong academic foundations, communication, social, gross and fine motor skills, problem solving and creativity. Classroom instruction is thematic, integrating purposeful indoor and outdoor activities to foster literacy and math concepts and inquiry about the world around them. Small group instruction with one-on-one time with teacher and teacher assistants. Safe, age appropriate playground designed for children 3-5 separate from elementary/middle school.

Highlights of both programs include:

  • Chapel and Prayer time
  • Socialization and language development
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Letter and number recognition
  • Beginning to print letters, numbers, and draw shapes
  • Understanding the meaning of numbers and quantity
  • Weekly themes focusing on number and counting concepts, science, exploration and language development.
    Students transition from cooperative play to organized play with an emphasis on independent work

Enrichment components of the programs include: religion, STEM,  cooking, gardening, a minimum of 2 hours of physical outdoor play, music and movement, gymnastics, dance, soccer, basketball, Spanish and special guests like Lizard Wizard, Blue Submarine and various community helpers enrich our program.

School Hours

Extended Day Program: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Full Day Program: 8:30-3:00pm
Half Day Program: 8:30am –1:00pm
With a choice of 3, 4 or 5 days per week.

The school is open year round.

Please contact the Preschool Director, Dorian Theberge  at 310 375-6538 or dtheberge@rivierahall.org to schedule a tour and learn more about the enrollment process.

 

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