Published on August 22, 2014
2 The Organization of St. Isidore School The PASTOR, in accordance with the Canon Law (Church Law), has the overall responsibility for the school, including the impleme ntation of Diocesan policies. He will attend to matters within the school that affect worship, the ministry of the Word, and the spiritual welfare and moral formation of the students. It will be his duty to see that the teachings of the church are clearly and accurately presented. He is a member of the School Board. The PRINCIPAL will be the administrator of the school and a member of the School Board. The Principal will be responsible for implementing the school policies that have been established at the Diocesan and Parish levels. Her decisions are binding. Handbook purpose This handbook contains basic information which each person should know concerning the policies and regulations of St. Isidore School. These policies have been formulated for the safety and whole development of each child entrusted to our care. Keep this handbook available for refe rence. Communication to Parents Weekly notices will be posted on the website. If you wish hard copies please let us know and it will be sent home with your you ngest child. Please read the communications carefully. There are times when notices will require a reply. Your promptness in meeting all deadlines is import ant and will be appreciated. Emergency Contacts Each parent/guardian shall provide the school with telephone numbers where they may be contacted in the event of unforeseen ev ents or emergencies. The school requires that the parent provide the name(s), address(es) and telephone number(s) of individuals who could act in the pa rent's absence should an unexpected event occur and the parents cannot be contacted. Pre-Kindergarten St. Isidore's Pre-K program provides thematic and cooperative learning using a differentiated instructional approach. We create an education that instructs and enriches the development of the whole child; spiritually and physically. Our program allows children to explore their environm ent and individual expression. Children will be able to make choices, solve problems, work cooperatively and feel successful. In each area of learning childre n are introduced to new concepts, ideas and are encouraged to explore their boundaries in order to participate in activities that extend their learning. We crea te early educational experiences that nurture, encourage and foster learning by interacting with students in a loving and attentive fashion. The collaborative effor t between teacher and family is established from the onset of the child's first day at St. Isidore's. Our program successfully prepares students for Kindergar ten readiness. School Day Consists of: Center based programs Reading, Writing, Science and Math Centers Arts and Crafts Music and Movement Playground activities Free play Circle Time Prayer Physical Education Spanish It is important that a pre-k child is potty trained. If a child has an accident a parent will be called. Children are dropped off at 9AM and picked up at 2:30PM. Each parent must sign in and leave a phone number as to where they can be reached.