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Our Lady of the Elms to host kindergarten screening, open house

Published: April 18, 2017 3:40 PM
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AKRON, Ohio – Our Lady of the Elms will hold a Kindergarten Screening on Wednesday, April 26, from 8:30 to 11 a.m.  All children seeking entrance into kindergarten for the fall of the 2017-2018 school year must be screened.

The Kindergarten Screening includes assessments in speech and hearing, visual motor integration, and the academic areas of phonological awareness, executive function, self-regulation, and numeracy and computation.  These assessments allow faculty and staff to learn more about prospective students across all areas of development.  Prospective students are individually screened by an assessment team at the elementary school.  Mandatory registration can be completed online at http://www.theelms.org/welcome-to-kindergarten/.

The Elms is now taking preschool and prekindergarten applications for the 2017-2018 school year.  A limited number of openings are available for 3 to 5-year-old children.

Open House, screenings

Our Lady of the Elms will host an all schools Open House on Sunday, April 30, from 12 - 2 p.m.  Preschool and kindergarten programs are open to girls and boys.  Girls only are admitted to grades one through 12.  Families should plan to spend approximately one hour on campus to fully take advantage of all that the Open House has to offer.

This is a great opportunity for students to witness the excellence of The Elms.  Current students will be offering tours of the school and classrooms.  There will also be students and faculty there to give information about the diverse student clubs and extracurricular activities.

Register online for the Open House at www.theelms.org/open-houses.

For more information about the open house or to schedule a Shadow Day, contact Melanie Drouin, admissions director, 330-703-2622 or mdrouin@theelms.org.

The Elms provides a nurturing, faith-based educational setting for preschool and prekindergarten children.  In a safe and loving environment, children explore, play, and learn to make choices as they experience the world and its challenges.  The school’s engaging approach develops each child's unique potential and inspires an eagerness for learning.  Curriculum includes programing across core areas such as social studies, math, literacy, science, and technology. Curriculum also includes coursework in creative arts, physical education, health, music, and Spanish.


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