First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Odenton


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 Friday, May 01, 2015
2015/2016 Registration

Pre-K News

By Liz Meyer

Time has truly flown by this year and it is May already. We have flowers, Mother’s Day and the monthly theme of Listening and Following Directions. We are working as hard as ever on completing our work, a concept we have worked on all year. We will be checking to see how well the students understand concepts pertaining to spaces such as over and under, in and out, as well as reviewing many of the other lessons we have covered during the year.

For our moms, we have prepared a special gift for Mother’s Day on May 10th.

Graduation for the four-year-old class is just around the corner, on May 20th. We will be preparing, practicing and getting ready for the big day. We will hold the graduation cere-mony in the Church with a reception following for our graduates and their families.

The last day of class for all of our students will be on May 21st just to say ‘goodbye.’ I hope everyone has a wonderful summer.

If you know of anyone who has a child of pre-school age, please refer them to our school. We still have positions available for students.


First Lutheran Preschool 2014-2015 Calendar


August 19, 2014 (Tue.)  - Open House

First Day of School:

Group 4A - August 25, 2014 (Mon.)

Group 4B  - August 26, 2014 (Tue.)

Group 3A – August 26, 2014 (Tue.)

Group 3B – August 27, 2014 (Wed.)


September 1, 2014 – Labor Day - School Closed

November 22-30, 2014 - Thanksgiving – School Closed

December 24, 2014 – January 4, 2015 (Pending) Christmas – School Closed

January 19, 2015 - MLK Jr Day

February 16, 2015 – Presidents’ Day

March 28, 2015 – April 6, 2015 – Easter- School Closed

May 21, 2015 – Last Day Students

May 22, 2015 – Last Day Teachers




We are accepting registration for the 2015/2016 school year. Just email the office if you are interested or download the Registration paper (found at the top of this page), complete them and turn them into the office! 

Please note that all children must be able to use the bathroom independently.

We still have spaces available in our 4-year-old class. If you know of anyone with a child who turned 4 by September 1st of this year, please tell them about our class. It is held Monday through Friday from 9:00 am until 11:30 am.

Thank you for your interest in First Lutheran’s Preschool Program. In order to attend our preschool, your child must be bathroom independent, and 3 or 4 years of age, depending on the class selection, by September first of the year attending. Please read the information below to get more information about our program. We encourage you to stop by and visit with us on any regular school day, but please call ahead to make sure we are not on a field trip or doing something outside the building.
First Lutheran’s preschool program has been around for over 60 years (est. 1950). It is a great testament to our program that a lot of previous attendees are now bringing their children and even grandchildren back to us. At First Lutheran, we teach colors, letters, shapes, religion, how to play and get along with others and kindness. Our religious activities do not teach Lutheran doctrine. We teach good Christian values. The pastor meets with the children for a special worship time each week.
Each month we will have a special Emphasis on topics such as Transportation, Farming, Safety or Manners. Field trips focusing on this emphasis will be taken every month except January when it is frigid outside and we have some very important guests visit with us here at the school.
A typical day will include:
  • Play Time
  • Circle Time (we will learn new songs and poems or work on numbers, letters, shapes & colors)
  • Table time (focusing on monthly emphasis we will do worksheets or crafts)
  • Religion
  • Snack
  • Story time
We must maintain order in preschool and now is the critical time to learn these rules and regulations. We know it may be a difficult time for some of our precious angels but have set up a great way to deal with some issues we may have.
Ø First offense: Talk to the child about our preschool rules and kindness
Ø Second offense: Remove the child from the situation.
Ø Third offense: The child’s name will be put on the chalk board under our sad face and 5 minutes of a privilege will be taken away.
Ø Fourth offense: We will talk to the parents if it is a continuing problem.
We have two classes available. The four (4) year old class is Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM, and $240.00 per month. Our three (3) year old class is Tuesday through Thursday, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, and is $185.00 per month. Tuition is due by the 5th of each month. For example, the September Tuition is due no later than September 5th.
There is a $50.00 non-refundable registration fee due when you register in order to hold the opening. Your child in not considered part of our program until the registration fee and form is received in our office. We reserve each spot on a first come first serve basis.
Thank you so much for your interest. We would love to have your precious child join us this coming year but, no matter where your child attends we pray that your preschool experience is a wonderful one. The next couple of years are influential years for them. A lot of learning and growing will happen in the next year. What a wonderful experience for all who are involved.
God Bless,
First Lutheran Preschool Staff
Contact Information:
Office Phone: 410-672-3357
Check out the website:
Address: 8397 Piney Orchard Parkway, Odenton, MD, 21113

You can download the registration papers by clicking on the link at the top of the page.



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