The school recognizes the importance and effect that early years of a child's life has on his/her development and endeavors to motivate children with enthusiasm and confidence.
The school admits students of any race, religion, nationalality or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges and activities generally accorded or made through the program.
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HCEP & K's hours for the remaining 2020-21 school year are as follows: Preschool: Monday-Friday 9am - 1pm; Kindergarten: Tuesday-Friday 9am - 3pm. Please review the 2020 HCEP & K Pandemic Handbook. The signed commitment form must be received before your child may attend HCEP & K for the 2020-2021 school year. Daily Health Checklist
A day at HCEP includes self-directed play in teacher prepared learning centers. These centers offer manipulative toys, blocks, dramatic play, art, science, sand/water table and reading centers. 45 minutes of active play is scheduled daily either outdoors in the fenced playground in in the rainy day room. Circle time, cooking, music, stories science, speech and language, in-school field tripsand creative activities are also included.
Holy Comforter Episcopal Preschool and Kindergarten (HCEP & K) provides a lively, creative, loving and safe environment that gives each child the opportunity to develop a sense of self-worth, self-understanding and self-expression. Our integrated curriculum encourages the social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual development of children. Teachers provide a balance of activities and develop individual goals for the children so that each child receives the attention, challenges and successes he/she needs. Play is the heart of our preschool curriculum.
The school is located on the first floor of the Church of the Holy Comforter. The school has access to the kitchen and all other areas of the church facility, as needed. A fenced play area contains equipment, such as slides, a bridge, a climbing apparatus and a sandbox.
The Preschool and Kindergarten maintains a public liability insurance policy by the Church Insurance Corporation of New York..
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