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Preschool

Welcome to Artemis Nazarian Preschool, where seeds are planted, little minds grow, and every child blooms.

In our preschool program we believe that young children are unique individuals who will most benefit when they are allowed to actively engage in learning centers and self-selected activities  within a warm, supportive, and secure environment. During this initiation and exploration, we implement a developmentally suitable curriculum that focuses on the development of the "whole child," and promotes age appropriate learning and growth in all domains including social and emotional, cognitive and physical, as well as language.

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Curriculum

A variety of learning materials, manipulatives, and activities enhance children’s growth in the following areas:

Language Arts

Children acquire listening and speaking as well as literacy awareness skills, in both Armenian and English.

Armenian

In addition to being exposed to Armenian language, children are exposed to Armenian culture through celebrating holidays, singing Armenian songs, and dancing to Armenian music. 

Mathematical Skills

By acquiring mathematical thinking skills, children are able to think logically and solve problems by engaging in hands-on activities and manipulating concrete materials.

Science Skills

Children acquire knowledge about the world around them by actively exploring, experimenting, discovering relationships of cause and effect and of change and growth.

Social Skills

Children acquire skills to become socially competent and self-confident. They learn to cooperate, share, respect and become aware of others’ needs and feelings. THey also learn about cultural diversity.

Gross and Fine Motor Skills

Children are provided many opportunities to develop their physical abilities by using their large and small muscles for various indoor and outdoor activities.

Creativity, Musical and Artistic Skills

Children acquire skills in expressing themselves in musical activities and create movements, fingerplays, drama and drawing. Through art, they are encouraged to show their creativity. THe main focus is on the process rather than the product.

Goals for Each and Every Student

Our commitment for each and every student is to:

  • Develop self-awareness, self-expression, and self-control
  • Develop self-confidence and independence, and sense of responsibility
  • Acquire a sense of belonging, unity, and respect
  • Be aware of cultural values and morals
  • Develop creative problem solving and thinking skills
  • Acquire pre-reading and writing skills both in Armenian and English for a smooth transition to kindergarten
  • Acquire proper language usage and expression both in Armenian and English
  • Develop their physical and artistic abilities
  • Develop understanding of sound health, safety, and nutritional practices

The Artemis Nazarian Preschool program is licensed by the State of California Department of Social Services, and is currently accredited by WASC along with the other school divisions.

Our Objectives

The goals and the objectives of the curriculum are implemented through activities and learning materials that focus on:

  • Language arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Arts
  • Creative expression
  • Social studies
  • Dramatization
  • Physical activities
  • Music
  • Movement

The Preschool administration and qualified teaching staff are committed to providing the best early childhood education in conjunction with the Armenian language and culture.

They guide the students’ growth and development on a daily basis and act as facilitators to their learning. 

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