PowerPoint Presentation: Little Knights Preschool PowerPoint Presentation: The mission of Hill Country Christian School of Austin is to provide a Christ-centered, Classical, college-preparatory education that inspires students to become life-long learners and effective communicators who impact the world with the life -changing reality of Jesus Christ . Mission Statement Lower School Mission Statement: Lower School Mission Statement Hill Country Christian School of Austin’s Lower School provides a joyful, interactive environment that inspires students to love God and seek biblical truth as they develop a Christ-like character and a solid foundation in the core subjects. Our Core Values: Our Core Values Hill Country values and affirms : G race over legalism R elationships at all levels A cademic and spiritual balance C alling students to become world-changers E xcellence in all things Little Knights Preschool: Little Knights Preschool Loving, joyful environment that focuses on the whole child. Program designed to foster the spiritual, social, cognitive, and physical development of each child. Staffed by nurturing, experienced teachers who have a heart for serving the Lord and educating His children. Our Student Body: Our Student Body Preschool through 12 th grade: 511 students Preschool: 43 students K-6th: 308 students 7 th -12th: 160 students Maximum class size Preschool: 16 Kinder: 20 1 st –6 th grade: 22 Hill Country Christian School Accreditations and Memberships: Hill Country Christian School Accreditations and Memberships Christ-Centered: Christ-Centered Bible stories Bible songs Daily prayer Chapel Godly character development Scripture memorizatio n Academics: Academics A Beka Reading A Beka Bible A Beka Math readiness Sound Start: Phonemic Awareness Handwriting Without Tears Spanish class Activities: Arts and crafts Structured and unstructured play Music and Movement class Multi-sensory l earning centers On-site, interactive experiences (community helpers, butterfly farm, petting zoo, etc.) Musical performances Library story time Recess Lunch Activities What Sets Us Apart?: What Sets Us Apart? Phonemic awareness instruction promotes reading skills. Academic focus in a school environment. Preschoolers experience praise and worship during chapel with K-5 th graders, led by our school chaplain. Interaction with older children in our K-12 school gives preschoolers positive role models. What Sets Us Apart?: Seamless transition to our kindergarten program, including a reserved spot in kindergarten. Experienced teaching staff, including former kinder teachers. Faith-based curriculum and instruction. What Sets Us Apart? Available Programs: Available Programs Preschool 3 Days (PK3) Kinder Readiness (KR5 ) (four years old by September 1) ( five years old by September 1 ) Tuesday/Wednesday /Thursday Monday through Friday 8 :00 a.m .–12 :00 noon 8 :00 a.m .–12 :00 noon Preschool 5 Days (PK5) Enrichment (four years old by September 1) Extends the day until 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday Available to all preschoolers for an 8 :00 a.m .–12 :00 noon additional fee After-School Care Extends the day until 6:00 p.m. Available to all preschoolers for an additional fee Morning drop-off for all programs begins at 7:30 a.m. Why Hill Country?: Why Hill Country? Solid Academic First Steps in a Loving and Joyful Environment Emphasis on Spiritual Development Godly and Talented Teaching Staff Partnership with Parents Relationships Our Promise to You: Our Promise to You We will know your child. We will love your child. We will prepare your child. PowerPoint Presentation: Little Knights Preschool We love Jesus, books, and friends. We are little “Knight Lights” that shine for Him!