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Ahh, March – the beginning of the spring season, and maybe less rain, and in preschool – a season of warm playground days, Spring break vacations, Easter egg hunts, Spring carnival, and (ugh!) parent conferences. Yes, parent-teacher conferences, one of the most important things we do, represent the opportunity for parents and teachers to discuss…

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Christmas- one of the most anticipated times of the year – the times of families coming together, of good cheer, peace on earth, and— oh goodness, behavior-challenged children. You’ve seen them in the malls throwing tantrums, at a relative’s house refusing to stay at the table and eat, or in the grocery store whining. I…

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In thinking about developing its Makerspace/Art Studio, SJP realized Makerspaces and children are a natural combination. Children are tinkerers or natural makers. They enjoy taking things apart and being challenged to put it back together. Long before the term Makerspace came into common use, SJP and other Early Childhood educators were providing opportunities to create…

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WELCOME! It’s hard to believe summer is winding down. In addition to the anticipation of cooler temperatures and changing leaves of the approaching new season, each St. James family anticipates a new “season” marked by the upcoming new school year. While we are all approaching a new school year, we may be approaching it from…

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