What is Wraparound childcare?
Before school care 7:30-8:30 a.m.
Supervised by classroom teachers
Mixed age group of 3-5 year olds
Can be added after enrollment with director approval
Will my child spend time outdoors?
Children will have daily time outside, weather permitting. Dress children weather appropriate.
Our family is not Christian; can our child still attend Friends of Jesus? How much religion is taught?
We welcome children of other faiths and those who have no experience with faith. The church calendar (Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter) is incorporated into lessons and Bible stories . We also teach students about God's grace. A foundation in faith and the importance of Christian core values are stressed through the day’s activities.
Are there any field trips?
Field trips are a fun way to enhance classroom learning. Two field trips are scheduled for each class per year.
Do I need to bring my child’s snacks?
What if my child has food allergies?
Nutritious snacks and beverages are provided. Friends of Jesus is a peanut and tree nut free environment. The staff will work with parents of children with specific food allergies to accommodate their specific needs.
How much fundraising will I be asked to do?
Friends of Jesus is a nonprofit outreach ministry of Zion Lutheran Church. Occasional target fundraising for special enrichment activities are offered throughout the year to directly benefit students. Participation is voluntary and appreciated.