Faith • Family • Bilingual education • Learning through play • Community
Who We Are
Little Hands Las Manitas Bilingual Preschool is a ministry of Mid Valley Community Church in Woodburn, Oregon. We strive to inspire children to learn and grow in knowledge and in faith. Our preschool program is intended to prepare children for kindergarten in a warm and loving Christian environment while encouraging a passion for life-long learning, language and literacy.
- Faith: We believe in sharing God’s love for us and the world around us
- Family: We believe in building and nurturing strong family relationships
- Bilingual education: We believe in providing engaging Spanish and English language experiences at a crucial time in a child’s development
- Learning through play: We believe children learn best from a combination of child directed and teacher guided play
- Community: We believe in nurturing a sense of self and community through fostering a child’s awareness of their unique gifts and their special place as contributors in their community
Activities are designed to develop strong interpersonal relationships and an awareness of God and His love for us.
- Literacy Activities
- Bible Stories
- Number Concepts
- Language Activities
- Dramatic & Guided Play
- Arts & Crafts
- Movement Activities
Cindy is a mother of 5 little boys, with a passion for teaching and for bilingual education. She has a Masters of Arts in Teaching from George Fox University and is licensed in Oregon as an Early Childhood/Elementary Education Teacher. She has 5 years teaching experience at the elementary level, primarily in dual-immersion classrooms as a Spanish/English teacher and has written Spanish immersion curriculum for Calico Spanish. This is Cindy’s third year as a Spanish teacher and administrator at Las Manitas.
Jeremy is a father of 5 little boys, with a passion for teaching eager learners, scientific exploration, math and children’s literature. He has a Masters of Arts in Teaching from George Fox University and is licensed in Oregon as an Elementary through High School teacher. He has over 18 years of teaching experience at various levels and has a passion for writing children’s literature, especially poetry. This is Jeremy’s third year of teaching at Las Manitas.
Class Options and Tuition Rates for 2018/19 School Year
Little Hands Las Manitas Bilingual Preschool is open to children ages 3 to 5 years old (Pre-kindergarten). All class sessions are from 8:00am-11:00am. We have a free flexible morning play time each preschool morning from 7:15am-8am for families who need to drop off a little earlier.
Preschool tuition is figured for an 9-month calendar year for the 2018/19 school year, beginning in September and ending in May, with holidays and vacations roughly following the Woodburn School District Calendar. Monthly rates remain the same regardless of the number of student days that month.
There is an additional $50 non-refundable registration fee due at the time of registration. This fee covers supplies and snacks throughout the school year.
If you would like to enroll your child for the 2018/2019 school year, please submit the online registration form above. Then mail or drop off the $50 non-refundable registration fee made out to Las Manitas Bilingual Preschool, 591 Gatch St., Woodburn, Or 97071. This will reserve your child’s spot in class.
Once the Director has received your registration form, she will contact you to finalize your child’s enrollment.
Tuition is due on the first school day of the month. Tuition is the same amount every month, regardless of the number of school days that month, September – May. There is a $30 late fee for tuition paid after the 10th of the month.
It is the policy of Little Hands Las Manitas Bilingual Preschool that no person shall be subjected to discrimination because of race, national origin, sex, religion, or handicap.
We will provide for all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to children at the school to any child regardless of race, national origin, sex, religion, or ability.
- Children applying for preschool must be 3 years old prior to his/her first day of school. Children may be accepted mid-year on a space-available basis.
- All children must be toilet trained.