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Savannah schools: Applications for 2017-18 Savannah-Chatham FREE pre-K available Feb. 21

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

free pre-K programs 2017-18 Savannah public schools

Free, lottery-funded Pre-K for 2017-2018 school year

The free, state-funded Pre-K at some Savannah-Chatham public schools is open to all children who are 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 residing in Chatham County.

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System has 60 Georgia Lottery funded Pre-K classes with additional classes at Coastal Empire Montessori.  See the list of Savannah-Chatham public schools that offer the free Pre-K here.

Pre-K applications for the free, lottery-funded Pre-K programs for 2017-18 at Savannah-Chatham County public schools will be available online here starting Feb. 21 2017 until March 6 2017. Applications & required documents are due March 7 2017. The lottery will be April 4 2017.

The deadline to submit required documents to one of the selected schools is March 7, 2017. Applications cannot be processed without these documents.

This free, state-funded Pre-K is open to all children who are 4 years old on or by Sept. 1. Details here. 

Some Savannah private preschools and childcare facilities also offer the state-funded, free Pre-K program and have different application deadlines. Please contact those facilities for their application deadlines.

Pooler schools: Open House @ Risen Savior Christian Academy

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Pooler private schools Savannah Risen Savior Christian Academy

Come and see all that Risen Savior Christian Academy in Pooler has to offer.

OPEN HOUSE
10AM-NOON Sat. Jan. 28 2017
Meet the teachers~ Learn the curriculum
Tour the Academy~ Enroll your child

NOW ENROLLING
Preschool – ages 2-4
Elementary – K-4th grade (New grade added each year)
*Limited space in each classroom

Risen Savior Christian Academy
1755 Quacco Road
Pooler Ga. 313122
912.925.9431

Learn more: www.risensaviorgeorgia.com

Risen Savior Christian Academy offers preschool for ages 2, 3 and 4 year olds, Kindergarten and Grade 1-4.

Stay connected to Risen Savior Christian Academy by liking their Facebook page here. 

For more information, please call 912.925.9431.

Risen Savior Christian Academy, 1755 Quacco Road, Pooler, Ga. 313122, 912.925.9431 Risen Savior Christian Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Savannah parent & me activities: Kindermusik early childhood music classes

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Kindermusik Mommy Me Classes Savannah Music Looking for a meaningful way to spend time with your baby, toddler, or young child each week, and instill in them a love for music along the way?

Ready to take home monthly materials filled with music, books, and ideas for things you can do at home together?

Then join Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano for brand new themes in January!

Ages 0-4 meet Mondays at 10AM for Kindermusik Savannah “Family All Around Me”. Ages 0-7 meet Tuesdays at 10AM for Kindermusik Savannah “On the Go!”

Enrollment is ongoing so join us anytime.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912-988-KEYS to set up your free trial class today. Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@88keysga.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Schools: Learn about Savannah, Pooler preschools, public & private schools & homeschool programs @ Pooler MOPS School Fair 2017

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

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The Pooler MOPS will host their free Pooler MOPS Annual School Fair on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, 9:30 AM-12:30PM at the First Presbyterian Church of Pooler.

Participants include preschools, public and private schools, homeschool coops, early intervention, and more.

There will be representatives there to answer your questions and provide information.

Let your friends and family know to come out and learn all about the different educational options available in the Greater Savannah area including Pooler and Rincon.

Pooler MOPS Annual School Fair
Wed. Jan. 25 at 9:30AM-12:30PM
First Presbyterian Church of Pooler
1115 US Highway 80 E,
Pooler, Georgia 31322

Free and open to the public

Organizers will add to the following list as they confirm the schools & organizations that plan to attend:

Risen Savior Christian Academy
Teach Right
Classical Conversations Homeschool Co-op
Veritas Academy
The Sandbox Children’s Museum in Hilton Head Is.
Calvary Day School
Grace Academy-Rincon
Savannah Country Day School
First Steps Preschool-Rincon
MOMs Club

FREE preschool Young Explorers nature program for ages 3-4 @ Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

Free children's activities Savannah toddler preschoolers Savannah Wildlife Refuge The Savannah National Wildlife Refuge hosts a preschoolers “Young Explorers Club” on the first Tuesday of each month.

The free, hour-long monthly program for 3-4 year-olds starts at 10AM on the first Tuesday of each month.  There will be story time, crafts, snacks, and take-home activities all about this month’s topic.

The programs are at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center (694 Beech Hill Lane Hardeeville, SC 29927).

Each month, a different animal or method of conservation will be highlighted. Juniors of Girl Scout Troop 30387 have designed the monthly programs as their service project for completing the Bronze Award. The themes are:

February – Lady Bugs
March – Plants
April – Recycle
May – Baby Birds
June – Alligators
July – Sea Turtles
August – Spiders
September – Fish
October – Butterflies
November – Turkeys
December – Ducks

For more information, please contact Joel Vos at (843) 784-2468.

Learn more here.

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FREE REFUGE DISCOVERY DAY, March 11

Discover YOUR National Wildlife Refuge in Savannah/Hardeeville.

Join the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for a day of free, family fun at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) Visitor Center on Saturday, March 11, 2017, 10AM-4PM.

Discovery Day will be filled with fun, wildlife-related educational activities for all ages.

Have you ever wondered what a biologist, a wildland firefighter, an archaeologist, a forester or a refuge manager does on a National Wildlife Refuge? This is your chance to learn! Learn about wildland fire with hands-on activities involving real fire equipment; try your luck at target shooting with a bow while learning about our Refuge hunt programs; gain a better understanding of the Fish and Wildlife Service’s role in protecting endangered species; learn why water management matters to wildlife on Savannah National Wildlfie Refuge; get close up with a variety of reptiles, and much more.

All activities will be at the Savannah NWR Visitor Center located at 694 Beech Hill Lane Hardeeville, SC (off U.S. 17, approximately 7 miles north of Savannah, GA and 7 miles south of Hardeeville, SC).

For more information on this rain or shine event, call 843-784-2468.

Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex
694 Beech Hill Ln
Hardeeville, South Carolina 29927

Savannah schools: Open Houses @ St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

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St. Peter the Apostle School in Savannah has two chances for you to come tour their Wilmington Island Campus.

The beautiful 10-acre campus includes a Lower School, Middle School, two gymnasiums, football field, practice field, and a state-of-the-art playground.

St. Peter’s offers full day faith-based instruction for students from three years old through 8th grade.

Following the traditions of the Sisters of Mercy, the school educates through a strong academic program and instills in its students a spirit of mercy, justice and loving concern.

Open Houses

Come see all that St. Peter’s has to offer at these open house for prospective families:
Sun. Jan. 29, 10AM- 1PM
Thurs. March 2, 5:30-7:30PM

This will be an opportunity to meet and greet teachers, tour the school facilities, and get to experience all that the Saint Peter’s community has to offer.

Learn more here.

Scheduling a Campus Tour

A guided tour around the school campus with a staff member can be arranged by calling the school office at 912-897-5224.

Scheduling a Campus Visit

Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic School welcomes your student to come and “shadow” another student for the day. Your student will attend classes and see what it would be like to be a part of the St. Peter’s family. Please call the school office at 912-897-5224 to arrange a date for your student shadow.

Location

The school is easily accessible from Whitemarsh Island, the Truman Parkway, mid-town Savannah and Tybee Island. We are located just off Highway 80 East (Victory Drive), not far from Thunderbolt.

St. Peter the Apostle School
7020 Concord Rd.
Savannah, GA 31410
Phone: 912-897-5224
Fax: 912-897-0801

For more information, visit www.school.saintpetertheapostle.com

St. Peter the Apostle School, www.school.saintpetertheapostle.com,  7020 Concord Rd., Savannah, 31410, 912-897-5224,  On Facebook here. On Twitter here. St. Peter the Apostle School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Savannah parent & me activities: Kindermusik playdates for ages 0-7

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Kindermusik Savannah Mommy & Me music children's activities

It’s December play date week at Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano!

They’ve got a kitchen/mealtime theme this month that we know you’ll love: Milk and Cookies! Through music, the class imagine they’re stirring, mixing, baking, and eating all sorts of yummy foods. And maybe, just maybe, after class, they’ll encounter a special little treat that’s NOT imaginary! 😉

Kindermusik Savannah playdates are Wednesday, December 14 and Saturday, December 17 at 10AM. Open to ages 0-7, our playdates offer an instrument, 10 songs, and a $10 coupon to each attending child.

Cost: $15 for the first child and only $5 each for any siblings.

Enroll today at kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912.988.KEYS. Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@88keysga.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

New Kindermusik Savannah class for ages 0-4

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Kindermusik Savannah Mommy & Me TOTALLY NEW CLASS for ages 0-4

Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano in Savannah is offering ‘Wiggle & Grow Together’ on Monday mornings at 10AM, available for newborns to 4-year-olds and their caregivers.

Come join in for a super fun family class this month!

You can enroll online by clicking here.  Can’t wait to see you in class!

Also, next week is playdate week: “Milk n Cookies” is open for children ages 0-7. Playdates will meet Dec. 14 & 17 at 10am.

Visit kindermusikwith88keysga.com or call 912.988.KEYS to enroll.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@88keysga.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Parent & Me Music Classes in Savannah for ages 0-7

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Kindermusik Savannah 2016 Parent & Me Early Childhood Music Classes

Got rhythm?

At every stage and at every age, we’re so much more than just music.

At Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano in Savannah, they find creative, exciting, engaging, and multi sensory ways to immerse children ages 0-7 in music, and introduce them to a lifelong love for singing, listening to, playing and loving music.

Best part is you get to experience all of this right along side them, to create loving and lasting memories together!

Join Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano in Savannah for new themes in December: babies ages 0-2 start “Old McDonald” on Mondays at 9:20AM; toddlers ages 2-4 will begin “Silly All Over” Mondays at 10:15AM; Family Class for ages 0-7 will start “Outside my Window” on Tuesdays at 10AM.

Email us to set up your free trial class today! Email music@88keysga.com.

Kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912.988.KEYS.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@88keysga.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah schools: Open House @ Veritas Academy

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Veritas Academy Savannah Schools Open House 2016 Veritas Academy in Savannah offers a distinctive combination of substantive academics, genuine Christ-centered culture, and a format that tangibly engages the family.

Interested? Come find out how Veritas Academy’s classical, Christian, and covenantal education model is right for your children.

Open House
Thurs. Nov. 17, 9-11AM
25 W Oglethorpe Ln
Savannah, GA 31401-3971

Veritas Academy in Savannah is a Classical, Christian, and Covenantal school that unites the academic substance of the classical liberal arts with a Christ-centered education in a family-oriented condensed day format.

Stay connected with Veritas Academy by liking their page on Facebook here. On Twitter @VeritasGryphons. On Instagram here.

Veritas Academy , Pre-K through 12th grade,  25 W. Oglethorpe Lane., Savannah 31401, 912-238-1222,  email info@veritassavannah.org www.VeritasSavannah.org Veritas Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

FREE Kindermusik Savannah class for you & your 0-7 year old

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Free kindermusik class Savannah 2016 Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano announces a COMPLETELY FREE class for you and your 0-7 year old.

This Sat.  Nov. 5, at 10AM or 11AM come to this one-time free class. Since spaces are limited, online enrollment is required.

The 10AM class is almost full, so Kindermusik added another one at 11AM. Online enrollment at kindermusikwith88keys.com is required.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com to enroll today!

Also: Join classes November for all new themes: Babies 0-2 start “Zoom Baby” on Mondays at 9:20AM; toddlers ages 2-4 meet Mondays at 10:15AM for “Down on the Ground;” Family class (ages 0-7) meets Tuesdays at 10AM for “Splash”

November monthly playdates are open to enrollment now: Nov. 16 & 19 at 10AM for “Jumping Beans”to celebrate music and instruments of Latin America.

For more info, visit kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912.988.KEYS.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Savannah schools: Open Houses @ The Habersham School

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Open House Habersham School Savannah

The Habersham School in Savannah offers several open houses for prospective families.

These admissions events and tours are wonderful opportunities for parents to learn more about the distinctives of a Habersham education.

Register for an upcoming event here.

Upcoming admission events include:

Nov. 11 2016: Early Childhood (PK3-1st) – Gould Cottage
Dec. 9 2016: All Grades – Gould Cottage
Jan. 6 2017: All Grades – Gould Cottage
Jan. 27 2017: High School – Habersham Hall
Feb. 24 2017: All Grades – Gould Cottage

Register here.

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About The Habersham School

The Habersham School, Savannah
Enrollment: 230
PK3-12th

The Habersham School opened its doors in fall 2012, seeking to restore education to its purest form. The academic foundation is built upon the time-honored tradition of classical, liberal arts education, where students are taught to question, to investigate, to dialogue and to create.

In contrast with the uncertainty and hectic pace of today’s world, Habersham offers a nurturing and orderly environment where all learning is firmly rooted in the immovable truth of Christ.

Meaning and purpose underpin every aspect of instruction, leading students to discover the joy of learning and the virtue of hard work. Further, the unique all-school House system builds rich tradition while fostering community, competition, service and student leadership.

The Habersham School, 505 E 54th St, Savannah, 31405 (912) 509-0540. On Facebook here. Follow on twitter@habershamschool & on Instagram here.  The Habersham School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah schools: Open House @ St. James Catholic School

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

St. James Catholic School Open House Savannah schools Come and see all that St. James Catholic School in Savannah has to offer at an Open House on Tues. Nov. 8 2016, 9:30AM.

St. James Catholic School serves grades PreK – 8.

The dedicated faculty and staff at our school helps cultivate a family atmosphere where students thrive in all aspects of the learning environment: intellectually, physically and spiritually. Technology is strongly present in many lessons and classroom activities, with a state-of-the-art Mac Lab and iPad Carts, St. James is on the cutting edge.

Students are enriched through art and music, library and computer, PE and Spanish. Daily Religion classes and enrichment experiences strengthen students’ relationship with God. The impressive success of St. James graduates attest to the committed faculty and staff who work diligently to create an atmosphere of compassionate and challenging learning. Strong family involvement in the St. James School community also enriches the school’s mission to prepare students for a life of learning and service.

See you at the St. James Open House!

If you cannot make it, email christinawi@stjameschargers.com to schedule a private tour.

For more information on this Pre-K through 8th grade school or St. James Early Learning Center for ages 1-3 , visit www.sjcs-savannahga.org, call (912) 355-3132, email christinawi@sjcs-savannahga.org

St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitefield Ave, Savannah, 31406, email christinawi@sjcs-savannahga.org, (912) 355-3132,  www.sjcs-savannahga.org On Facebook here.  St. James Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah schools: Open Houses at Calvary Day School

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Calvary Day School Savannah Schools Open House

Come see all that Calvary Day School in Savannah has to offer at an upcoming open house.. Find out why Calvary Day School is the best, most affordable, private Christian education in Savannah, Georgia.

Register for an open house online here.

All Open House events begin in the High School Media Center, located in the Calvary High School building. After a brief introduction from Calvary’s administrative staff, you are invited to join a tour of the campus followed by refreshments.

2017 Open House Dates
Sunday, January 8th, 2017, 2-4 PM
Sunday, February 12th, 2017, 2-4 PM
Sunday, March 26th, 2017, 2-4 PM
Sunday, April 30th, 2017 2-4 PM

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Private Tours

Private tours are also available. To schedule your private tour select “Private Tour” from the drop down menu here. Calvary will contact you shortly to schedule your tour.

To learn more about Calvary Day School, visit their website at www.calvarydayschool.com.

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Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave., Savannah 31404, Lower School tel: 912-351-2299; Upper School tel: 912-644-5080 email admissions@calvarydayschool.com
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Kindermusik Savannah parent & child musical playdates, Oct. 26 & 29

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Kindermusik parent-and-me Savannah children music classes Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano in Savannah announces its October musical monthly play dates for children newborns to 7 years old with their caregivers!

Join Kindermusik Savannah for music, instruments, stories, movement, smiles and more on Oct. 26 & 29 at 10AM

The theme is “A Trip to the Toy Shop!” Play date admission includes the class, an instrument/prop, 10 Kindermusik songs and a BONUS gift for each child at the end of class! First child is $15; siblings pay only $5!

Enrollment is limited so sign up today – kindermusikwith88keys.com or 912.988.KEYS.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@88keysga.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Hilton Head youth classes: Art for preschoolers @ Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Art classes Hilton Head Bluffton children ArtStart Exciting update: ArtStart for preschoolers @ the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina mid-island on Hilton Head has been rescheduled.

This 3-week workshop for kids ages 2-5 is a series of visual arts classes designed to teach color and shape recognition, how to use art tools, and a variety of other concepts allowing students to express themselves using an array of media and methods.

These sessions will be on Tuesdays each week from Oct. 18-Nov. 1. Your preschooler must be accompanied by an adult. Visit www.artshhi.com/workshops for information on this and other exciting workshops including a series of clay sessions and a family workshop this fall.

Register at www.artshhi.com/workshops or call 843-686-3945, ext. 205.

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Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
14 Shelter Cove Lane
843-686-3945, ext. 205
www.artshhi.com

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