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Preschool enrollment is now OPEN.  Please complete the online preschool application as the first step.                                                                                                                                         La inscripción preescolar ahora está ABIERTA.   Por favor complete la aplicación preescolar en línea como primer paso.

Gaines State Preschool Rm. 1

Gaines Rm. #1 
      I'm Ms. Susan Chacon and I have worked with children for 18 years.  I have worked for Paramount Unified School District for 11 years.  I earned my Associates Degree in Child Development and I am currently working on my Bachelor's Degree.  I also hold a Child Development Site Supervisor Permit.  I like spending time with my family and cooking.  I also enjoy reading and listening to music as well as dancing.





   Preschool Daily Schedule

         Half day (Morning)


7:50-8:00 – Opening / Hand washing/  Table Activity/    

                      Calendar/ Music & Movement

8:00-8:15 – Literacy ( Warm up)

8:15-8:40 – Hand washing/ Breakfast

8:40-8:45 – Clean up

8:45-9:15 – Learning Centers

9:15-9:20 – Clean up

9:20-9:35 – Large group Time – Story Time

9:35-10:05 – Outside Time

10:05-10:15 – Clean up/Bathroom Time

10:15-10:30 –Large group Time- Mathematics

10:30-10:50 – Table Activity

10:50 -              Books


        Preschool Daily Schedule

          Half day (Afternoon)

 12:00-12:10 – Opening / Hand washing/ Table Activity/    

                      Calendar/ Music & Movement

12:10-12:25 – Literacy ( Warm up )

12:25-12:50 – Hand washing/ Lunch

12:50-12:55 – Clean up

12:55-1:25 – Learning Centers

1:25-1:30 – Clean up

1:30-1:45 – Large group Time- Story Time

1:45-2:15 – Outside Time

2:15-2:25 – Clean up/Bathroom Time

2:25-2:40 –Large group Time-Mathematics

2:40-3:00 – Table Activity

3:00 -              Books / Departure

Preschool Expectations 

We are learning to:

Be responsible


         Paying attention to teacher during circle time

         Keeping my hands to myself

         Raising my hand

         Cleaning up after playing with toys   


Be friendly


Saying hello and goodbye

Saying please and thank you

Taking turns

Sharing with others


Be safe

Using my words to solve problems

         Walking in the classroom

         Sitting properly on chairs and benches

         Sitting on my bottom when I go down the slide


Be healthy


Washing my hands before eating and after using the bathroom

Flushing the toilet after using it

Placing trash in the trash can

Tasting new foods for breakfast or lunch