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Savannah schools: Open House @ St. James Catholic School

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

St. James Catholic School Savannah Open House Jan. 2017

 

You’re invited to an Open House at St. James Catholic School in Savannah  10AM Sunday Jan. 29 2017.

Come see all that St. James Catholic School in Savannah has to offer!

Stay connected & informed about St. James Catholic School by liking them on Facebook here.

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Open House 10AM Sunday Jan. 29 2017

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For more information on this Pre-K through 8th grade school, visit www.stjameschargers.com, call (912) 355-3132, email christinawi@stjameschargers.com

St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitfield Ave., Savannah, Georgia 31406, www.stjameschargers.com (912) 355-3132, email christinawi@stjameschargers.com .  St. James is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah schools: Savannah Honor Academy has openings in 4th-8th grades for 2017-18

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Savannah Honor Academy schools middle elementary private

Savannah Honor Academy – where every student is an honor student – now offers a middle school in addition to kindergarten and elementary grades.

The private midtown Savannah school is an independent K-8th grade school with a new middle school. Savannah Honor Academy offers the following features:

  • Small class-size (12 students in each class)
  • Mixed-age classes (K-2nd, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th)
  • Non-religious
  • Private ($695/month or $8340/year with scholarship opportunities)
  • Emphasis on inquiry, exploration, & critical thinking
  • Meaningful assessment
  • Scholarships available
  • An emphasis on inquiry, exploration & critical thinking skills

Savannah Honor Academy is now taking applications for the 2017-18 school year. They have openings in 4th-8th grades and have started a wait list for all other grades.

This school is at 5111 Abercorn St. Savannah, 31405 (2nd floor of JEA Community Center)

Click here for more information.

Connect with Savannah Honor Academy on Facebook here.

Savannah Honor Academy, 5111 Abercorn St.Savannah, 31405 (2nd floor of JEA Community Center) email marlacocalis@yahoo.com, 773-573-7328 www.SavannahHonorAcademy.com, On Twitter here.   On Facebook here. Savannah Honor Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah schools: Application deadline for Savannah-area charter schools

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Charter Schools Savannah Chatham

Charter Schools in Savannah-Chatham County  

January 2017 is the time to plan for which school you want your child to attend for the 2017-2018 school year. The application process is open for Savannah-Chatham public school choice programs as well as for most Savannah-area charter schools.

Elementary and middle school charter schools in Savannah-Chatham area have a separate application process and different deadlines than Savannah-Chatham County public school choice programs. Contact the charter school of your choice for more detailed information on their application process.

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Savannah-Area Charter School Application Deadlines for 2017-2018 School Year

Oglethorpe Charter School (Middle School, 6th-8th grades) Application process is open. The application can be printed from Oglethorpe Charter School Web site or picked up from the school. Deadline: All applications must be hand-delivered to the school by Jan. 17, 2017

Learn more of what Oglethorpe Charter School has to offer at one of the following enrollment information sessions:
Tues. Jan. 10, 2017 at 5PM
Thurs. Jan. 12, 2017 at 5PM
Tues. Jan. 17, 2017 at 9AM

The 2017-2018 lottery is Jan. 19, 2017 at 9AM. The lottery results will be posted on Oglethorpe Charter School Web site on Jan. 20, 2017 by noon.

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Savannah Classical Academy  (Kindergarten-10th grade. Will expand to a K-12 school by 2019.) Application process is open. Apply online here. Deadline: Feb. 16, 2017.

School Tours

Tours are conducted on Tuesdays, 9-10AM or Thursdays 1-2PM***
Register here for a tour; space is limited. The following dates are available:
Tues. Jan. 31
Thurs. Feb. 9
Tues. Feb. 14

​For questions, email info@scasav.org.

Open House: Jan. 19, 2017.

The 2017-2018 lottery is Feb 24 2017. If your child is accepted, you will receive official notification by Friday, March 10. Enrollment registration deadline is Wed. March 31 2017.

Learn more about the application process here.

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Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School (PreK4-5th grade) Application process opens Mon. Jan. 16, 2017. Apply online here.  Deadline: April 7, 2017 at midnight. 

Guided Tours are every Wednesday @ 10 AM. Advanced registration is required by calling (912) 395-4070.

Open Houses:
Tues. Feb. 7, 2017 @ 6 PM
Sat. Feb. 18, 2017 @ 10AM
Wed. March 8, 2017 @ 6 PM
Wed. March 29, 2017 @ 6 PM

The lottery will be Tues. April 11, 2017 @ 6:30PM

Learn more about the application process here.

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Tybee Island Maritime Academy (Kindergarten-5th grade). Application process is open. Apply online here. Deadline: Feb. 10, 2017. 

The lottery will be Feb. 13, 2017 at 6:30PM. Notifications of acceptance or wait list status will be done during the week of Feb. 13-17, 2017. Registration deadline for those accepted is March 3, 2017.

Learn more about the application process here. 

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More school application info

Interested in applying to Savannah-Chatham public school choice programs (formerly called specialty schools) for 2017-2018? Deadline to do so is Feb. 3 2017. Details here. 

Interested in applying for the free pre-K programs 2017-2018 offered at some Savannah-Chatham public schools? The free pre-K application process starts Feb. 21 2017. Deadline is March 7 2017. Details here. 

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 schools: Open House @ Veritas Academy

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Veritas Academy Savannah Schools Open House Private

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. Feb. 2 2017, 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

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

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

MOPS Savannah Rincon Pooler
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

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 schools: Open Houses @ Savannah Christian Preparatory School

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Savannah schools Savannah Christian Prep private

You’re invited! Tailor-made just for you, come sample a day in the life of a student in the thriving school environment at Savannah Christian Preparatory School.

Meet teachers, administrators and other parents to see SCPS’ mission in action.

Most importantly, come learn about the relationships which are at the heart of what we do at Savannah Christian Preparatory School.

Come to an upcoming Wednesday event where Savannah Christian Preparatory School will gladly extend a warm “Welcome Home”!

9:30AM in the Admission Office.
January 11
January 25
February 15
March 1

Learn more here. 

For more information on these events or admissions at Savannah Christian Prep, please email Debbie Fairbanks, Director of Admissions, at dfairbanks@savcps.com or call the SCPS admissions’ office at 912.721.2114.

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More about SCPS

Savannah Christian Preparatory School (SCPS) is an independent, non-denominational PK-12 college prep Christian school.

Savannah Christian Preparatory School’s Lower School was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 2011, and the Middle School in 2014, for our overall academic achievements. SCPS was also named Best Daycare/Preschool and Best Private School in 2013 & 2014 by Savannah Magazine.

Savannah Christian Preparatory School,  (912) 234-1653, www.savcps.com, On Facebook here. On Twitter here.  Follow SCPS on Instagram at savannahchristianprep   Savannah Christian Preparatory School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah schools: Pre-K & Kindergarten Open House @ St. James Catholic School

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Saint James Catholic School Savannah Open House private school Kindergarten Pre-K

You’re invited to a pre-K & Kindergarten Open House at St. James Catholic School in Savannah  9:30 AM Tuesday Jan. 10 2017.

Come see all that St. James Catholic School in Savannah has to offer!

Stay connected & informed about St. James Catholic School by liking them on Facebook here.

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Open House 9:30 AM Tuesday Jan. 10 2017

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For more information on this Pre-K through 8th grade school, visit www.stjameschargers.com, call (912) 355-3132, email christinawi@sjcs-savannahga.org

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

Savannah schools: Open House @ Benedictine Military School, Jan. 10

Monday, December 5th, 2016

 

Open House Savannah Schools Benedictine Military School

The best way to understand the atmosphere at Benedictine Military School in Savannah is to experience it first-hand.

You are encouraged you to take advantage of Benedictine’s different visitation programs including an upcoming Open House in January.

OPEN HOUSE

Held Jan. 10 2017, the Open House is the kick-off to the admissions process. All eighth-grade students and parents are encouraged to attend. Benedictine also invites fifth- through seventh-grade students.

Prospective families can meet the faculty, take a student-led campus tour and attend information–packed sessions on various aspects of the school.

Benedictine Military School Open House, Jan. 10 2017, 6:30PM.

Founded in 1902, Benedictine Military School is an all-male, Catholic, college preparatory day school educating young men in grades 9-12.

Benedictine Military School
6502 Seawright Drive
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 644-7000

Learn more about Benedictine Military School here.

Benedictine Military School, 6502 Seawright Dr. Savannah, GA 31406, tel: (912) 644-7000, On Facebook here. Follow Benedictine on twitter here.  Benedictine Military School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Learn more here.

(Savannah schools) St. Andrew’s announces new Head of School

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Savannah private Schools St. Andrew's School Wilmington Is. St. Andrew’s School Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kelley Waldron as the next Head of School for St. Andrew’s. After serving as Interim Head of School for the past several months, Dr. Waldron received unanimous support from both the Head of School Search Committee and the Board of Trustees.

Dr. Waldron has been a part of the St. Andrew’s community since 2002. In that time, she has served as Director of Admissions, Academic Dean of the Upper School, Director of Studies, International Baccalaureate Coordinator, Lower School Head, teacher, mentor and so much more.

Dr. Waldron is an alumna of Leadership Savannah, serves on the board of Savannah Horizons, is co-founder of Teach the Future Fellowship, and was selected as a 2015 Rising Star by Savannah Magazine.
Last year, in preparation for the Head of School search, the Board of Trustees compiled a profile for an ideal candidate to lead the school. The Search committee found Dr. Waldron to possess the qualifications and characteristics that St. Andrew’s needs to prepare all students for the world of tomorrow. She has a strong understanding of the St. Andrew’s mission and holds student welfare at the core of each decision. Her history of success in leadership roles and her position in the forefront of educational innovation make her an asset to the community.

More about St. Andrew’s School 

St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in Savannah – named Best Private School in Savannah by the readers of Savannah Magazine – is for ages 3 through grade 12. St. Andrew’s offers  the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program

For more information on this Pre-K3 through 12th grade school, visit https://saslions.com

OPEN HOUSE: See St. Andrew’s in action at an open house for prospective families, 9AM this Thurs. Jan. 5. Details here. 

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, email admission@saintschool.com On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

(Savannah schools) St. Andrew’s 8th grade students study sea life first-hand

Monday, November 28th, 2016

St Andrew's School Savannah STEM private

Students & teachers @ St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in Savannah know more about microplastics and the impact they can have on sea life, thanks to a program launched by Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant and funded by the Landings Landlovers, Inc.

The students and teachers participating in the program went on a trawl aboard the R/V Sea Dawg and collected, sorted, identified and counted the organisms they caught, including shrimp, blue crabs and fish. They also collected water samples and took those back to the Marine Education Center lab to examine for the presence and abundance of microplastics.

Read about this program here.

More about St. Andrew’s School 

St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in Savannah – named Best Private School in Savannah by the readers of Savannah Magazine – is for ages 3 through grade 12. St. Andrew’s is an International Baccalaureate World School.

For more information on this Pre-K3 through 12th grade school, visit www.saintschool.com

OPEN HOUSE: See St. Andrew’s in action at an open house for prospective families, 9AM this Thurs. Dec. 1. Details here. 

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, email admission@saintschool.com On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Savannah Holidays 2016: St. James School Christmas Carnival, Savannah, Dec. 10

Monday, November 28th, 2016

 

St. James Christmas Carnival 2016 Savannah schools Save the date for St. James Catholic School Christmas Carnival 2016 on Sat. Dec. 10, which is open to the public.

Bring the kids to enjoy a zipline, Santa, bounce house, twin spin, dixie cartwell, rock wall, jousting, inflatables, petting zoo, a new photo booth, jousting @ St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitefield Ave, Savannah, 31406

Sat. Dec. 10
11AM – 3PM

Fun for the entire family.

Order pre-purchased all-inclusive bracelets & tickets by Fri. Dec. 2 for reduced pricing.

Pre-purchased reduced prices all-inclusive wristbands: $23/each; tickets: $8/$10

Questions? Please contact: Alyssa Harvey via email at lyssas18@msn.com or Alison Doan via email @ alison.doan@gmail.com
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More About St. James Catholic School

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 for 2016-17 school year

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Savannah schools private schools Time to find the best Savannah school for your child for 2016-17.

Upcoming School open houses include:

St. Andrew’s School – Savannah, GA, 9AM Thurs. Dec. 1. Details here.

Savannah Christian Preparatory School 9:30AM Wed. Dec. 7. Details here. 

The Habersham School, 9AM Fri. Dec. 9. Details here. 

Calvary Day School, 2-4PM Sun. Jan. 8. Details here. 

For more info on Savannah-area schools & preschools, visit our Preschools-Schools Directory here.

Savannah schools: Admissions Test for Benedictine Military School, Dec. 3

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Savannah schools admissions Benedictine Military School 2016

If you attend the 2PM open house today @ Benedictine Military School in Savannah and find that this college preparatory school is a great fit for your eighth grader, then register him for Benedictine’s admission test held Sat. Dec. 3, 8AM.

Founded in 1902, Benedictine Military School is an all-male, Catholic, college preparatory day school educating young men grades 9-12.

Freshman applicants must also take the Admissions Test.  Learn more about Benedictine’s admissions process here.

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OPEN HOUSE

Today’s 2PM open house @ Benedictine Military School in Savannah kicks off the admissions process.

All eighth-grade students and parents are encouraged to attend the Open House Nov. 6. Benedictine also invites fifth- through seventh-grade students.

Prospective families can meet the faculty, take a student-led campus tour and attend information–packed sessions on various aspects of the school.

Benedictine Military School Open House, Nov. 6, 2016 beginning at 2PM.

Benedictine Military School
6502 Seawright Drive
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 644-7000

Benedictine Military School, 6502 Seawright Dr. Savannah, GA 31406, tel: (912) 644-7000, On Facebook here.  Follow Benedictine on twitter here.  Benedictine Military School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.