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Totschool

Totschool

Your child will love our program, which emphasizes the ‘FUN’damentals of learning. Emphasis is placed on the whole development of early childhood learning with focus on cognitive, social-emotional, and physical development. Our curriculum incorporates the kindergarten preparation skills desired by kindergarten teachers of our local school districts. The children will explore everyday subjects through a variety of activities such as math skills, science, reading readiness, shapes, colors, music, art, motor development and free play. Peer group interaction is stressed, as it is essential for children. The Totschool program operates in accordance with most of the School District 68 schedule, and begins in September and runs through May . For health and sanitary reasons, all participants must be toilet trained and out of diapers.

Jolly Phonics

Jolly Phonics, the curriculum for the 3 & 4-year-old program, is a thorough foundation for reading and writing. It uses the synthetic phonics method of teaching the letter sounds in a way that is fun and multi-sensory. Children learn how to use the letter sounds to read and write. Independent studies find that after one year’s teaching, children taught with Jolly Phonics have an average reading age about 12 months ahead of their actual age.

Enrollment for the 2022-2023 Totschool Year begins on April 5th. Registration can be done in person at the ARC, 8201 S. Janes Avenue, from 6:30 PM-8:30 PM on April 5th. After April 5th, registration can be done in person at the ARC, from 9:00 AM-6:00 PM on Monday-Friday. If you would like information about our Totschool, please call the Totschool Supervisor, Amelia Lozano at (630) 353-3322.

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CLASSES OFFERED
Daily Rate for all offerings
Resident $17/Per Day
Non-Resident $22/Per Day
Pre-K 3-Day Program | M, W & F
Children must be 4 years old by September 1, 2022. The morning class meets 9:00-11:25 am on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and the afternoon class meets 12:00-2:25 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Pre-K 4-Day Program | M, TU, W & TH
Children must be 4 years old by September 1, 2022. The morning class meets 9:15-11:40 AM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and the afternoon class meets 12:15-2:40 PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
3-Year-Old Program | TU & TH
Children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2022. The morning class meets 9:00-11:25 am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
3-Year-Old 3-Day Program | TU, TH & F
Children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2022. This class meets 9:00-11:25 am on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and the afternoon class meets 12:00-2:25 pm Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

2022-2023 Informational Documents
Child Record forms available August 1, 2022

2022-2023 Registration Form
2022-2023 Auto-Draft Form 
2022-2023 Totschool Calendar

Registration | Begins April 5th

Enrollment for the 2022-2023 Totschool Year begins on April 5th. Registration can be done in person at the ARC, 8201 S. Janes Avenue, from 6:30 PM-8:30 PM on April 5th. After April 5th, registration can be done in person at the ARC, from 9:00 AM-6:00 PM on Monday-Friday.

Please fill out the Registration Form and Auto-Draft Form prior to entering the building.

What residents need to bring to register their child for Totschool:

  • Registration form
  • Birth certificate
  • Utility bill
  • Payment for enrollment fee

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