Early Steps Preschool

Both preschool locations as well as the pre-kindergarten classes had a visit from the Connecticut Children's Museum. The program was titled "We Like To Move It - Energy, Force, and Motion" the children built ramps to figure out how to make things go. Here are a few pictures of students and staff taking part in the hands on activities.
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Announcements:

Families looking for the registration packet for Pre-Kindergarten please use this link. This is the information that will be required. A deposit for Pre-kindergarten will be collected upon acceptance into the program. Link to Registration Packet.

As winter weather is upon us here is how the preschool will operate in the event of school closure or delays.
If school is canceled there will be no preschool for any sessions.

If there is a 2 hour delay
There will be NO AM sessions
PM sessions will report at their regular time
Full day sessions, including the Connections program, will report 2 hours (10:00) after their scheduled start time. Dismissal time will remain the same.

The Watertown Public Schools offers Pre-Kindergarten classes for children who will turn four years old by August 31st, 2019. Please see our 2019-2020 Pre-Kindergarten Registration/Lottery for more information.

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Early Steps Preschool has limited openings for the fall.  Please complete the 2019-2020 application if interested.



The Watertown Public School Special Education Department will be offering Early Childhood screenings for children ages 3 – 5 years old. Screenings are for children who’s families have concerns about their developmental progress. Screenings are conducted in an arena model and in the areas of:
-Speech and language
-Fine Motor (OT)
-Gross Motor (PT)
-Pre-Academic Readiness

Screenings are by appointment only. Families with concerns are encouraged to contact the preschool to make an appointment for a screening 617-926-7765 or Karen.feeney@watertown.k12.ma.us. Screenings will be held at Early Steps Integrated Preschool located at the Hosmer Elementary School 1 Concord Road. Screenings will be held on the following dates and times:

Monday May 20th 12:00 – 12:30 12:30 – 1:00

Families are required to bring the following documentation to the appointment:
-Original Birth Certificate – a copy will be made
-Lease, rent or mortgage agreement
-A utility bill with the Watertown address

Please note that is not a special education evaluation and is different from the Kindergarten screening.
Anyone with questions should contact Karen Feeney, Director of Early Childhood, at 617-926-7765 or at Karen.feeney@watertown.k12.ma.us

Early Steps