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The K3 Class

3Our Threes learn through play and work with hands-on manipulatives to explore new concepts. Children work in both large and small groups to promote teamwork. The morning circle time includes songs and games that introduce the calendar, weather, the Pledge of Allegiance and the theme of the week. The class has a dedicated Chapel lesson each week to explore Bible themes. They also enjoy music class each week.

Our K3 curriculum focuses on developing the whole child – physically, socially, emotionally, cognitively and spiritually.

Sample Schedule

  • 8:45 – Arrival/ Free Play
  • 9:05 – Circle Time
  • 9:30 – Music, Chapel or Volunteer Reader
  • 10:00 – Snack
  • 10:20 – Restrooms / Quiet Reading
  • 10:30 – Small groups / Art
  • 11:00 – Playground
  • 11:45 – Review, story time and dismissal

Late Stay Sample Schedule

  • 12:00 – Blessing and Lunch
  • 12:35 – Clean up / Restrooms
  • 12:45 – Centers
  • 1:10 – Playground
  • 1:35 – Story Time
  • 1:45 – Dismissal

K3 Teaching Team:

Mary Anne Magliaro

Mary Anne grew up in New Jersey and graduated from William Patterson College with a degree in Elementary Education.  She moved to SC 14 years ago after living in Christiansburg VA & Springfield TN.  Before coming to the CDC, Mary Anne worked with Greenville County Schools for 13 years.  She has been married to husband Michael for 32 years and they have 2 children, Gene 28 & Landa 25.  She is a huge football fan and is always cheering on the VT Hookies & the Clemson Tigers.

  • Favorite classroom Activity – reading to children
  • Favorite Children’s Book – The Rainbow Fish

Janice Pressley

Janice has been with Aldersgate since 1998 and has worked with all age groups over the years.  Her daughter Grace & her son Alex both attended Aldersgate CDC from the 1 year old room through K5! Grace is now a graduate of Anderson University teaches 2nd grade at Crestview Elementary School.  Alex is a senior at USC in Columbia.  Along with Michael, her husband of 26 years, Janice loves cycling, camping & hiking with her family.  She feels that working with children has been such a blessing and she is excited to share our wonderful program with your child!

Favorite Bible story – Parable of the Lost Son

Favorite classroom Activity – group centers

Tonya Boozer

Originally from Georgia, Tonya lives in Greer with her husband Craig and their two daughters Bentley (11) and Evelyn (6).  Although last year was Tonya’s first year on staff, she is no stranger.  She has been a volunteer and a substitute but is most proud that both of her girls are graduates of Aldersgate.  Before being a stay at home mom, Tonya was a product manager in the commercial design field.  She enjoys volunteering at her church and her children’s schools as well as spending time with her family.  This year she is in K3 on TTh and K4 on MWF.

Favorite Children’s Books:  Llama Llama series by Anna Dewdney

Favorite Scripture:  Hebrews 13:8 “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever.”

Mimi Kale

Mimi is working in our Ones class on Friday and one of our K3 classes on Tuesdays & Thursdays.

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