Mrs. Goetcheus & Mrs. Gaenzler


Welcome to Pre-K at St. Jane de Chantal!

Welcome back to school! As the new year starts, we are excited to see all of our new friends in person to celebrate the things pre-k will bring such as learning & discovery, making new friends, the 100th Day Party, projects and more! The first few weeks we will enjoy getting to know all of our friends, learning about the school and start to introduce some academics. September brings lessons about apples, the letter A, religion and more.  In addition, we will focus on our fine motor skills, letter recognition, writing our name and more. 


We look forward to enjoying each and every moment with your children this school year and creating new memories. Parents are a very important part of the Pre-K classroom! Feel free to ask questions by sending an email to both teachers at the emails below.


*** Flip Flops, Crocks or Sandals can be worn all next week *** 

Important Dates:

September- 1- First full day of school

                  3- Noon dismissal

                  6- Labor Day, no school

                 14- Pre-K Back to School Night   

                 18- HSA Family Fun Night

                 24- Noon dismissal 

October-     2- HSA Fall Fest 

                 7- Open House 

                11- Columbus Day, no school 

                16- HSA Cornhole

                22- Noon dismissal 

                29- No School, Professional day

                     HSA Halloween Party


****Important  Reminders****

- Please pack your child a snack, lunch, drink, trash bag (small newspaper bags work well), and a wash-cloth to use as a place mat EVERYDAY- even half days.

 - We are a nut-free classroom. Please do not send your child with items that contain nuts or are processed in a factory with nuts for morning snack. All birthday treats must be nut free and not processed in a factory with nuts. 

- Important papers will typically be sent home in your child's red folders.  Please empty the folder before sending back to school the next day.

- If there is any change in your child's dismissal routine (i.e. going home early, or being picked up by someone else, etc) you must send a note in that morning.  Please do not email us with time sensitive dismissal info because I may not get it in time for dismissal.

- Don’t forget to label everything your child brings or wears to school, we have many children all wearing the same thing, it is hard to trace clothing and lunch boxes back to their owners!



Important signs of illness are:

  • temperature greater than 100.4 degrees
  • nausea/vomiting/diarrhea/stomachache
  • pale or flushed face
  • headache
  • cough
  • shortness of breath
  • sore throat
  • thick discharge from nose
  • red or pink eyes
  • decreased energy level /body fatigue
  • new loss of taste or smell

** Please contact your healthcare provider and discuss symptoms to see if COVID testing is recommended.**

 If a student tests (+) for COVID 19, they will stay home per CDC guidelines. A note will be required from your healthcare provider before returning to school

(Non- COVID illness), Children should stay home for at least 72 hours after onset of an illness and/or if they are sent home from school.

Children should be without a fever for 72 hours without Tylenol &/or Ibuprofen before returning to school

Children should NOT come to school if they have recently been exposed to someone with COVID 19.  Please discuss with your healthcare provider, and  complete quarantine period (without becoming symptomatic or diagnosed with COVID-19.)