RCLS's popular Stepping Stones program occupies several classrooms in the primary wing of the school. Shaped by RCLS's core values, Stepping Stones is Grounded in Grace, Formed in Faith, and Committed to Learning for Life. A secure, nurturing environment; flexible scheduling with before and after-school care; and a Christ-centered, play-based learning program make RCLS's Preschool and Prekindergarten an extraordinary first school experience.
The preschool and prekindergarten years are a time when a child’s brain is developing rapidly. These formative years present an opportunity for shaping skills that will support children in later stages of learning. In Stepping Stones, children practice:
RCLS’s preschool and prekindergarten programs offer sessions in both the morning and afternoon. At the time of registration, parents may choose days and times that fit their family’s needs. Children may attend as few as two mornings/week for preschool (age 3) or three mornings/week for prekindergarten (age 4-5) and as many as five full days a week.
Attendance options include:
*Early Clubhouse Care: 6:30-8:10AM
Morning Session: 8:15-11:45AM
Afternoon Enrichment: 12:45-3 PM
*After-school Clubhouse: 3-6:00 PM
*Non-school-day Clubhouse Care: 6:30AM-6:00PM
*Clubhouse care requires separate enrollment. See rcls.net/about/schoolagecare
A safe, nurturing environment and a Christ-centered curriculum enable students to develop self-confidence and to acquire classroom behaviors that will facilitate kindergarten readiness.