Immaculate Heart of Mary Pre-Kindergarten program

Immaculate Heart of Mary School announces Bright Beginnings Pre-Kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year. Bright Beginnings is currently enrolling 4 and 5 year olds. Bright Beginnings will prepare early learners to succeed in Kindergarten with a focus on social and emotional readiness in a faith-filled, joyful, nurturing environment. With a strong academic Diocesan curriculum, the school places an emphasis on hands-on learning and explorations. Call the school at 330-923-1220 for more information or to schedule a tour.

Preschool registrations

Weekday Christian Preschool, located at 245 Portage Trail, is currently enrolling for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. WCP is a part-time preschool program for children who will be 3, 4, or 5 years old by Sept. 30. WCP meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 to 11:40 a.m. or from 12:15 to 2:45 p.m. WCP also offers a Tuesday/Thursday Enrichment class which gives children an opportunity to explore a hands-on approach to social studies, science and beginners Spanish.

Before and aftercare programs are also available, along with a 2-year-old class which meets on Mondays from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Call Allison Dunlap at 330-923-5243, or email to learn more about this preschool program. Check out the preschool on Facebook, or visit their website at

Northampton Christian registration

Northampton Christian Preschool will begin Open Registration for the 2017-2018 school year on Feb. 1.

The faith-based, developmentally appropriate program offers classes for children who are 3, 4 or 5 years old. Part time and Extended Day classes are available, along with a lunch option.

Each class is staffed by two college-degreed teachers. Teacher to children ratios exceed those required by Ohio licensing requirements.

To obtain more information and to schedule a tour, contact Director Cheryl Hoover at: or 330-322-7179.

Northampton Christian Preschool is owned and operated by Northampton United Methodist Church at 852 W. Bath Road.

School Open House is Feb. 4

Absorbent Minds Montessori School will host an Open House Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon. Located inside Pilgrim UCC, on the corner of Broad Boulevard and Second Street, the school offers Montessori Preschool and Kindergarten education. Language, math, science, Geography, Art, Music, Dance, Tae Kwon Do, Licensed Teachers, Custom Scheduling Options.

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