Pre-Kindergarten
Issaquah Campus

 

FULL-DAY PRE-K
Mon - Fri
9:00 AM - 3:20 PM

HALF-DAY PRE-K
Mon - Fri
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

 
 

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Curriculum: St. Joseph Prekindergarten program offers planned thematic curriculum activities appropriate for the children’s age and development that include pre-reading, math readiness, science, social studies, art activities, music, nature, movement, and dramatic play. The themes are designed to develop kindergarten readiness skills. Examples of themes include: holidays, seasons, All About Me, Friendship, Health and Safety, Dinosaurs, Transportation, and Insects. Religious activities are incorporated into the various themes each day.

Daily Prayer Time & Mass: The children pray at meals and each day ends with a closing prayer. There is time for religious songs and stories, spontaneous prayer, and mini prayer services. Student in Pre-K attend Mass at the beginning of the second trimester with their 2nd grade buddies.

Family Celebrations: We plan several social gatherings each year. These are wonderful opportunities to get together as a community. They include: Father’s Pumpkin Carving, Thanksgiving Feast,Christmas Social, Mother’s Day Gathering, and the end of the year picnic.

Field Trips: Pre-K class go on a few field trips each year. Examples of field trips include: The Farm, The Pumpkin Patch, and the Fire Station. It is exciting for the children to get out into the world with their friends. Parents transport students in carpools to these events.


Kindergarten - 3rd Grade
Issaquah Campus

 
 

St. Joseph School offers a challenging educational program with a curriculum designed to maximize our small class size. Catholic values and teachings are integrated into all areas of the curriculum.

Subjects of regular classroom study include reading/literature, language arts, writing workshop, science, social studies (including history and geography), religion, math, handwriting and technology. Comprehensive curriculum guides are available to view and/or download. Students are placed with their ability group for classroom reading. Technology is integrated into all areas of the curriculum.

Students receive 45 minutes of Art, 45 minutes of Technology, 30 minutes of Music (twice a week) and 30 minutes of P.E (twice a week). 5th Grade also goes to Band.

Students make their First Reconciliation and First Communion in their home parish in accordance with the teachings of the Catholic church. Parents should contact their parish Faith Formation Office for dates and additional preparation requirements.