RBR Will Offer Afternoon Pre-School Program Fall 2016

first_imgLITTLE SILVER – Red Bank Regional (RBR) has announced it will double the pre-school capacity in its Little Bucs Preschool program by adding an afternoon session next fall. The program is free of charge to residents in the RBR sending-school towns of Little Silver, Red Bank and Shrewsbury, as well as surrounding towns, in conjunction with the high school’s Early Childhood Development Program. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2016-2017 school year. The tentative start date is Oct. 5, and runs through the first week of June 2017. If interested, contact preschool director Susan Eads at: [email protected] or call 732-842-8000 ext. 331. Please provide your name, your child’s name and age, your email, phone number and address.The ratio of student teachers to pre-schoolers will be one-to-one. There is a one-time activities fee of $125 to fund holiday events, photos, and school outings. The morning session runs from 8:45 to 10:20 a.m. The afternoon session runs from 11:50 a.m. to 1:25 p.m.Eads, an RBR Family and Consumer Science teacher states, “The program provides a mutual benefit for both ends of the age spectrum. The high school students get an incredible hands-on teaching opportunity while the preschoolers receive a wonderful early-learning and socialization experience. A strong bond develops between the children and the high school students and I am always impressed by the leadership and creativity of my students in their role as teachers. And, of course, it is a joy working with the children!”last_img

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