Immaculate Heart of Mary announcesPre-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.

Weekday Christian Preschool acceptingregistrations

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. WCP believes that learning takes place through discovery and play within a carefully planned and stimulating environment. Weekday Christian Preschool's main objective is to foster a positive self-image in each child and to nourish the social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth of each child.

Call Allison Dunlap at 330-923-5243, or email adunlap@att.net to learn more about this preschool program that has been serving the community for more than 35 years. Check out the preschool on Facebook, or visit their website at www.firstchurchcf.com.Northampton Christian Preschool offersOpen Registration

Northampton Christian Preschool has begun Open Registration for the 2017-2018 school year.

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: northamptonchristianpreschool@gmail.com or 330-322-7179.

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

Northminster Preschool registration underway

Registration is underway at Northminster Cooperative Preschool for the 2017-18 school year. Classes are offered for 3, 4 and 5-year-olds. Classes meet Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from to 9 to 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 to 3 p.m. Enrichment Mondays, Spanish Club, Lunch Bunch and Early Drop Off programs are available.

Toddler classes are offered on Mondays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Enjoy crafts, songs, stories and large muscle room time. Children should be 2 1/ 2 years old or older and need to be accompanied by an adult. The preschool is located at 104 West Portage Trail. Call 330-929-9300 for more information or visit the website at www.NorthminsterPreschool.com.

Summit ESC'spreschool programto host parent night

Summit Educational Service Center's (ESC) preschool program in Tallmadge City School District will host a parent night on March 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. at David Bacon Elementary School, 181 Strecker Drive. Registration is not required.

The event is open to parents and families in Tallmadge, who have preschool-age children, and would like to explore the integrated preschool program. Parents and families from neighboring cities are also welcome to attend.

During the night, participants will learn the make-up, philosophy and logistics of the preschool program, including serving both disabled and non-disabled students in a language rich environment. Preschool teachers and related service providers will be available for discussion and to answer questions related to the program.

The program is offered Monday through Thursday with the option to attend the morning or afternoon session.

"Our preschool program offered to Tallmadge City School District's residents is one of our 12 sites to receive a five-star Step Up to Quality rating from the Ohio Department of Education," said Kristin Fazio, Summit ESC's Student Service Director. "This is the highest distinction a preschool program can receive. We encourage parents and family members to attend the parent night and explore what this program has to offer students."

For more information on the Summit Educational Service Center,visit www.SummitESC.org