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Education
ENRICHMENT
Ackermann’s Swim Program: Teaching children 4 to 11 the life skill of swimming and water safety in Kirkwood for over 60 years. Visit ASPKirkwood.com and download application. For information about Musical Arts Academy of Webster Groves call 314-918-0200 or visit www.musicalartsacademyofwebstergroves.com. facility. Just 90 minutes south of St. Louis with 5,000 wooded acres and 360-acre lake, Trout Lodge is an allinclusive (lodging, buffet-style meals and most activities) resort for family getaways and reunions, corporate events, team building, and groups of all kinds. Try horseback riding, zip lines, climbing towers, archery, mini-golf, boating, swimming and so much more. Children ages 6 to 17 will also enjoy Camp Lakewood’s resident summer camp, where fun rules the day and important life lessons are learned in a trusted environment. 888-FUN-YMCA or www. ymcaoftheozarks.org.

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The program at  Union Preschool (314-647-0898, 3543 Watson Road)   engages children 3 to 5 in learning center activities with an array of quality age-appropriate equipment leading to discovery, creativity and success. Learning is enhanced as children connect with the outdoors in the Nature Explore Classroom. Some availability for 20132014 school year; call for tour. www. unionpreschoolstl.com WGPC Early Childhood Center (314-962-9210) serves ages 1 to 5. Staff philosophy enables each child to grow physically, emotionally, socially, cognitively, spiritually and to have fun.  as a partnership, cultivating excellence in academics, character and collaboration, as the school prepares students for life-long learning, service and citizenship. The early childhood program incorporates the Reggio philosophy. Recent campus enhancements include a greenhouse, gardens, teaching kitchen, dining room, Spanish classroom, early childhood playground and theater, plus 28 acres of property for off-site study. Fall Open House: Saturday, November 9, 9 a.m. to noon. Check website for Friday Admissions Coffee dates or to schedule a personal tour of campus. cont. pg. 12

PRE-SCHOOLS
St. Louis Gym Centre (314-9689494, www.stlouisgymcentre.com) offers gymnastic instructions for ages one to adult. Summer 5-day and half-day camps available. Birthday parties, field trips and adult open workout. YMCA Trout Lodge & Camp Lakewood is a resort/conference center, summer camp and outdoor education Emmanuel Preschool (9 S. Bompart, 314-961-2393, emmanuelpreschool.wg@gmail.org) provides 3 to 5 year-olds experiences through music, art, yoga, creative movement and cooking. Teachers foster an environment where children thrive. St. Mary’s Pre-Schools North (Redman Rd.) and South (Union Rd.) serve children 6 weeks to 6 years of all abilities year-round. Visit www. archstl.org/smss for more information.

SCHOOLS
The Archdiocese of St. Louis offers a Catholic option for children with special needs.  Visit www.archstl.org/dse or call 314-792-7320 to learn more. The College School engages children, ages 3 to eighth grade, in joyful, meaningful and creative learning through an adventurous, theme-based, experiential curriculum. The diverse community works

When Children Need Special Education, there is a Catholic option!
Catholic Special Education Elementary Schools, Pre-Schools (6 weeks-6 years) and Learning Centers for students with Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD & more!

Lab School The

The Lab School

Union Preschool & Kindergarten
Our exciting program leads children to discover, imagine, and create while building skills for success.

Nurturing Children Since 1964

formerly Eden Laboratory School Kirkwood, Missouri 63122 1964-2004

514 E. Argonne Drive at Woodlawn

Now Enrolling for Enrolling 3’s, 4’s & 5’s Fall 2004 Preschool Classes
or afternoon) & HALF DAY Half Day &(morning Full Day Preschool FULL DAY (7:00 am - 6:00 pm) AGES 3-6 (pre-kindergarten) Summer Camp

for 2013 Academic Year

Department of Special Education Archdiocese of St. Louis 314.792.7320 archstl.org/dse

Enrolling for Fall 3’s, 4’s + 5’s
3543 Watson Rd. at Pernod In the Lindenwood Park Neighborhood 314-647-0898 • unionps1@gmail.com

Weekly Sessions • 9 am – 1 pm Licensed • Accredited • Degreed Teachers

314. 822.8282 Fully Licensed & Accredited Experienced, Teachers 514 E. ArgonneDegreed Drive (at Woodlawn)
www.thelabschool.com 314.822.8282
Kirkwood, Missouri 63122

www.unionpreschoolstl.com

www.thelabschool.com

Small School...BIG Difference.
Salem Lutheran School provides quality Christian education from preschool through 8th grade. Salem students enjoy: • teaching, modeling, and practicing of Christian values • small class sizes • SMART boards in every classroom • extended care before and after school • a variety of preschool options (beginning at age 2!) • opportunity for tuition assistance

Camp Fun in the SONshine, is available

Salem’s summer program,

for preschoolers (as young as age 2) through students entering 3rd grade. Weekly themes include Music Makers, Inventor’s Workshop, Under the Sea, Missouri Adventures, and more! Call today for more information: 314-353-9242

Award-winning Leadership Program: Emerging Leader Scholarship for students entering Third Grade in 2013/14
Apply today, scholarships are limited.

Contact our Director of Admissions to schedule your personal tour! Ages 2 through Grade 6 • Small Class Size
1515 Bennett Avenue • St. Louis MO 63122 • 314-821-6270 • rohanwoods.org

314.353.9242 5025 Lakewood Ave. Affton, MO www.slcas.com

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Webster Groves Presbyterian Church

Education
schoolscont. from pg. 11
Cor Jesu celebrated numerous successes in 2012-13: Field Hockey Midwest Championship, Racquetball State Championship, Basketball Final Four, its renovated library and myriad academic and fine arts awards. The Lab School, Inc. (514 E. Argonne, 314-822-8282), since 1964. Fully licensed and accredited. Experienced staff and low student/staff ratio. Caring, safe and respectful atmosphere. Rohan Woods School is St. Louis’ “Independence School”, where every child is cherished, encouraged and prepared for continued success as a life-long learner. With award-winning leadership programs, Rohan Woods helps each child discover and nurture the natural leader within. Students learn in an environment that is part of a strongly meshed community. Salem Lutheran School (5025 Lakewood) offers an outstanding education in a loving, Christian environment to children ages 2 to eighth grade. A well-rounded curriculum, variety of extra-curricular activities, SMARTBoards in all homeroom classrooms, state-of-the-art computer lab, fine arts, music, P.E. and vibrant athletics program encourage students to discover their God-given abilities. Small class sizes and a family atmosphere make Salem feel like a child’s home away from home. For information visit www.slcas.org, call 314-353-9242 or email rkellar@slcas. org. St. Dominic Savio School (7748 Mackenzie Road), Where Every Child is Known by Name provides an excellent Catholic education for students of all faiths from pre-K (beginning at age 3) through 8th grade in a community-focused, familycentered, faith-filled environment. Through differentiated instruction, students reach their fullest potential with a well-rounded academic program, strong spiritual formation and extra-curriculars. SDS offers a state-of-the-art computer lab, classrooms with SMARTBoard technology, fine art, music, PE, foreign language and athletic programs. After-care available until 6 p.m. Kindergarten is full day. For information visit www.stdominicsavio.org/ school, call 314-832-4161 or email ccheak@stdominicsavio.org. As  St. Peter Catholic School  in Kirkwood celebrates 150 years of quality education, the school is pleased to announce the addition of

Early Childhood Center
Ages 1 - 5 1,2,3,4 or 5 days/week
OneS Are fUn clASS
TUEs 9 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. MON & WED • 9 A.M. - 3 P.M.

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a third kindergarten class. Call 314821-0460 for more information or to enroll. In the fall five new teachers will join the staff, a new state of the art science lab will open and many curriculum enrichments will be implemented.  The staff hopes to see prospective families at either the Pre-K/Kindergarten Information Night on October 14  at 7 p.m. or on October 15 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. for an all school Open House (PreK8).  See what else is happening at www.stpeterkirkwood.org.

KIDS DAY OUT

• Parent Choice Cooperative Program • Early Bird Option 7 - 9 a.m. • Extended Day Available Thurs. Until 3 p.m.

45 W. LOCKWOOD 962-9210 ext. 3105
The Webster Groves Presbyterian Church Early Childhood Center admits students of any race, color and national or ethnic origin.

Cor Jesu Academy
Premier Catholic, college-prep education for young women since 1956. 2013 Midwest Field Hockey Champs, Racquetball State Champs and Basketball Final Four $26 million in college scholarships Average ACT score: 29 Catch the Cor Jesu spirit!
10230 Gravois Rd., St. Louis 63123 314.842.1546 • www.corjesu.org

The Affton School District, Lindbergh School District, Webster Groves School District & Kirkwood School District Directories will be coming out in August.
For more information on getting into these directories call

314-968-2699

www.stlouisgymcentre.com

315 W. Pacific Webster Groves 314-968-9494

Piano • Guitar • violin viola • flute • clarinet saxoPhone • trumPet
and now

Instruction in:

CELLO

Join us for Gymnastics!
We offer classes ages 1 - adult! New School Year Sessions... online information available Aug. 1!!

23 N. Gore Webster Groves

facebook.com/SouthCountyTimes

314-918-0200
musicalartsacademyofwebstergroves.com

Join us weekly for Adult Open Workout!
Your child can finish summer by attending any of our 1/2 day camps offered every Monday & Thursday now through We are offering August 1! one more full day, full week camp August 5-9. We offer... Birthday Parties & Field Trips

A neighborhood preschool for 3, 4 and 5 year olds.

Advertise in our upcoming

SCHOOL DISTRICT

Providing children with dynamic learning experiences through music, art, yoga, creative movement and cooking programs. Half-day preschool with early care and extended days available.

Ackermannʼs Swim Program
Teaching children to swim in Kirkwood for over 60 years. 4-11 year olds.
See Website for dates

DIRECTORIES
The directories feature information that will be useful throughout the 2013-14 school year, including the school district calendar, phone numbers, photos, sports schedules, individual school particulars and more.

9 S. Bompart • 314-961-2393
emmanuelpreschool.wg@gmail.com

It’s Time... to Register!

Call 314-968-2699 to reserve space by July 19
School District Directories are included in home delivered papers in each district. Look for the Affton Directory on August 2, the Webster Groves and Lindbergh Directories on August 9, and the Kirkwood Directory on August 16.

1044 Curran Ave. Kirkwood, MO 63122 Call: 314-821-1070

ASPKirkwood.com
e-mail: aspkirkwood@icloud.com

Download applications at:

Nominated for best summer sports camp in 2011 by St. Louis Magazine

St. Mary’s Pre-School South
1045 Union Road - Near I-55
6 a.m. to 6 p.m. - 6 weeks to 6 years All kinds of kids are welcome here - kids with special needs, and kids that are typically developing. We have fun and learn all day long while our parents have to work! Lucky us!

We’re here all year at

ENROLLING NOW
2 5/16” x 3 3/4”

Call us at 314-631-8231

(Don’t worry! This place is fully licensed, too!)

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Come Join Us!
Now enrolling all ages! 3 years to 8th grade
• A strong Faith Formation Program based on traditional Catholic values • State-of-the-art laptop computer technology with remote server • Individualized instruction throughout the curriculum • Experienced faculty skilled in SMART Board technology • Age-appropriate computer instruction • Fast direct access for parent/ teacher communication • Full day kindergarten • Flexible Pre-K schedule • After-care until 6 p.m. Providing Excellence in Catholic Education

We’re Growing...

YMCA CAMP LAKEWOOD

LETTING KIDS BE KIDS

THE ORIGINAL SUMMER CAMP
Camp Lakewood is a co-ed traditional, overnight camp for kids, ages 6-17, and is located just 90 minutes south of St. Louis. Situated on 5,000 acres of beautiful woodlands and a private 360-acre lake, Camp Lakewood is a true escape. Campers experience life lessons through setting and accomplishing goals, making new friends, building character, and having FUN, all within a safe and trusted environment.

St. Dominic Savio Catholic School
7748 Mackenzie Rd. 314-832-4161 stdominicsavio.org/school

WhERE EvERy ChIld IS KnoWn By nAME

THERE’S STILL TIME TO REGISTER! CALL OR VISIT US ONLINE!

1-888-FUN-YMCA • www.camplakewood.org

FALL OPEN HOUSE SAT. NOV. 9, 9AM-NOON

Where did YOU go to grade school?

150 Years of Faith & Academic Excellence

St. Peter Catholic School
Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 215 North Clay Kirkwood, MO 63122 314-821-0460 info@stpeterkirkwood.org www.stpeterkirkwood.org

News & Events

October 14th 7:00pm Pre-K/Kindergarten Information Night October 15th 9:00am-10:30am Pre-K - 8th Grade Open House

the college school
est. 1963

PRE-8

EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION

L E A R N I N G T H R O U G H E X P L O R AT I O N A N D R E F L E C T I O N

www.thecollegeschool.org
Webster Groves 314-962-9355

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