If your child is sick, please keep
them home. This prevents the spreading of germs to other children and staff. Your
child must be fever free 24 hours. They must stay home 24 hours when sent home with
If they are absent 3 or more days,
they must have a doctor’s note indicating they can return to school.
Your child can celebrate their
birthday with their classmates. Please discuss any plans with your child’s
teacher. Again, no peanuts are permitted in the school. Please make sure
anything you bring doesn’t contain peanuts.
We also want to minimize the amount
of sugar children eat. If you bring a cake, we recommend a juice with no sugar
or no added sugar. And we discourage goodie bags loaded with candy.
The children enrolled in the
preschool program wear uniforms (September – June).
Boys wear light blue, navy blue, yellow or
white shirts or knit polo’s and khaki or navy-blue pants.
Girls wear light blue, navy blue, yellow
or white Peter Pan blouse or knit polo. And khaki or navy-blue jumper, skort or
All children may wear sneakers or
dark shoes with white or black socks. No
flip flops, open toes or high heels.
Yes, we do accept financial
assistance. However, parents are responsible for completing the application for
assistance. The application can also be completed in our office.
For more information on this program
you may contact Community Child Care Solutions @ 732-324-4357. Information
about eligibility is also on their website:
We participate in the Department of
Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program. We serve breakfast (8-8:50
am), lunch (11:30 am – 12n) and an afternoon snack (2:30 – 3:15 pm). All
families must complete the CACFP application; which is done at the time of
All meals meet the nutritional
requirements as defined by DOA. You may visit their website for more
information on meal patterns: https://www.fns.usda.gov/cacfp/meals-and-snacks.
We are a “peanut free” facility. No foods or beverages that contain peanuts are permitted in the
Our hours of operation are 7am to
If your child is enrolled in the NBPS
Early Childhood preschool program, the program hours are 8:40 am – 3:15 pm.
The before school program hours are
7am – 8:45 am.
The after-school program hours are 3 pm
– 5 pm.
The summer camp hours are 7 am – 5
There really isn’t a need for your
child to bring personal items (toys or jewelry) to school unless they are
having a show-and-tell in their classroom. We don’t want their things to be
broken or lost.
Preschool Program: We offer a comprehensive preschool program for ages 3 and 4 years for the New Brunswick Public Schools (NBPS). Registration is done through the Office of Early Childhood. You can contact their office at 732-745-5300, ext. 4048 or 4060.
Before/After School Program: We also offer a before and after school program for ages 3 to 13 years. The before school program, ages 5-13 years, parents must make arrangements for their child to go to the elementary school.
Staff will pick up children from Redshaw and
Livingston Schools. Parents must make arrangements for their child to be picked
up from all other schools. Our priority is to offer homework help for the
children. There are other activities for the children that have finished their
Summer Camp: Our summer camp serves ages 2.5 to 13 years, 7 weeks in July and August. The program focuses on language arts and math enrichment, field trips and other fun activities.
Registration for the preschool
program is done through the NBPS Office of Early Childhood. Registration is
ongoing. You must schedule an appointment with their office to register your
child; 732-745-5300, ext. 4048 or 4060.
Before/after-school program: Registration is ongoing, however in order to
have a slot we recommend completing the registration in June, July or August to
start in September. Registration is done in our office.
Summer camp: Registration is also done in our office. We
open registration May 1st.