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Summer Camps at Faith!

Registration is now open, limited space & fills up fast!  Camps start the week of June 23 and end August 15.

Please download a registration form (see below) or pick one up in the narthex.

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Camp Invention PDF Print E-mail

Camp Invention coming to Faith Elementary school

June 23-June 27th  9am- 3:30 pm

K- 6th grade- Where big ideas become the next big thing!

register at camp invention.org

 
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Faith Lutheran School of Redmond

Tuition and Fees for 2014-2015 School Year

Elementary Classes

Days of the Week

Tuition Cost

*Total Fees

½ Day

Full Day

½ Day

Full Day

Kindergarten-Prep

(5 by 12/01/2014)

9:00 am to 1:00 pm or

9 to 3:15

Monday - Friday

$6,550

$9,000

*$600

*$995

Kindergarten - 4th Grade

(all full time students)

9:00 am to 3:15 pm

Monday - Friday

n/a

$8,800

n/a

*$995

*All fees are non-refundable

Pre-School Classes

Days of the Week

Tuition Cost

*Total Fees

½ Day

Full Day

½ Day

Full Day

Toddlers

(2 by 08/31/2014)

9:00 am to 12:00 pm or

9 to 3:15

TH & F

M T W

M T W TH F

$2,900

$4,000

$6,600

$4,300

$6,300

$10,200

*$380

*$430

*$540

*$390

*$440

*$995

Three’s & Three’s/Fours Combo

(3 by 08/31/2014)

9:00 am to 12:00 pm or

9 to 3:15

TH & F

M T W

M T W TH F

$2,600

$3,900

$6,500

$4,200

$6,200

$10,100

*$380

*$430

*$540

*$390

*$440

*$995

Four’s

(4 by 08/31/2014)

9:00 am to 1:00 pm or 9 to 3:15

M T W TH

M T W TH F

$5,200

$6,550

$9,000

*$595

*$995

Lunch Bunch for 2’s and 3’s (12:00 to 1:00)

Extended Before and After School Care

Days

Cost Per Year

Time

Days

Cost Per Month

Thursday & Friday

$825

7:30 am to 9:00 am

Monday-Friday

$210

Mon. - Tues. - Wed.

$1,100

3:15 pm to 6:00 pm

Monday-Friday

$290

Monday-Friday

$1,650

TUITION OBLIGATION SCALE FOR VOLUNTARY WITHDRAWL

If your family is required to move out of the area, tuition payments will be cancelled the month following withdrawal.

Date of Withdrawal (prior to start of school)

Tuition Obligation

Prior to June 1, 2014

No tuition obligation

After June 1st, and prior to July 1, 2014

One month’s tuition

After July 1st , and prior to August 1, 2014

Two month’s tuition

After August 1, 2014

Six month’s tuition or remainder of school year

After February 1, 2015

Remainder of the year’s tuition

Tuition payments are made via Thrivent Tuition automatic withdrawal. Funds can be withdrawn from a checking, savings or *credit card account. (*additional FEES apply)

Tuition is due regardless of vacations or illness. Families will receive a makeup day in June for any school closures due to inclement weather or other forced closures. (i.e. broken water pipe)

8% tuition discount for those who enroll prior to February 28, 2014. Application and fees are due at this time to be eligible for this discount. *Fees are non-refundable. There is an 8% sibling discount.

2% tuition discount for full tuition payments paid in full by August 29, 2014. Full tuition payments are non-refundable.

45% tuition discount for K-4th students of Faith Lutheran Church members. FLC members are exempt from “Facility and Maintenance Fees”. Active is defined as; regular church attendance, regular giving, regular participation in church activities and ministries. New members are invited to attend a membership class, and welcome to a church service initiating members.

ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

 

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Overview PDF Print E-mail

Faith focuses on the importance of Early Childhood Education.  Our teachers meet regularly to discuss developmental needs of all students.  With small class sizes, individualized instruction, a focus on multi-intelligence learning, and a caring community that teaches virtues-we are able to develop the whole child.  Parents have the option to enroll their students for part or all of the Pre-School through Kindergarten Prep programs.

In addition to our regular academic schedule our elementary students receive a virtue studies class, Japanese, PE, Chapel singing, and library skills.  Our pre-school program also benefits from Japanese and Music. 

WE NOW OFFER EXTENDED CARE!  Faith Lutheran School offers extended care before school and after school until 6:00!

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Pre-School PDF Print E-mail

  Overview of our Pre-School Curriculum uses Zoo Phonics.  For more information go to:

http://www.zoo-phonics.com/about.html

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Fours PDF Print E-mail

Our Fours program is offered Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm and Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

The Houghton Mifflin curriculum provides "a variety of hands-on, minds-on experiences based on scientific research that is aligned with key Pre-K learning goals, and provides children with the foundational skills they need to succeed as lifelong learners."  The M-F Class size is limited to 12 with two teachers and the M-Th class is limited to 7 with two teachers.  Students need to be four prior to August 31st.

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Kindergarten Prep PDF Print E-mail

Faith Lutheran School of Redmond has a one of a kind Kindergarten Preparation program.  This class is for students who just miss the cut off date for kindergarten, exhibit reading and writing readiness skills, or would benefit from a preparatory year of kindergarten.  Class sizes are limited to 14 with a 7 to 1 student-teacher ratio.  The program is aligned to state kindergarten standards, students are provided a variety of hands-on experiences to develop reading and writing readiness skills, and problem solving strategies.

The program is offered Monday - Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm.  Students need to be five years old.

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Full Day Kindergarten PDF Print E-mail

Our classes offer a state aligned curriculum, state certified teachers, and FOSS Science kits at each level to provide hands on inquiry based experiments. 

Faith uses the Developmental Reading Assessment Program.  This instrument helps to identify a students reading level and provide specifics on how a child can predict, retell a story, respond to the story, and a child’s comprehension of what is read.  By assessing students with these instruments, teachers are able to assist students in choosing books at their level or to challenge students to improve their reading ability.  Classroom instruction combines phonics instruction with whole language to meet the needs of all learners.

 

 

Kindergarten Literacy Curriculum Overview
 
 
Reading: Zoo Phonics, Starfall, and Storybooks from various authors
 
  • Teacher Read Alouds
  • Zoo Phonics Reading - Group and Partner Reading
  • Phonics
  • Vocabulary
  • Word Analysis
  • Story Summarizing (beginning, middle, end)
  • Characters/setting/big events
  • Sequencing
  • Preview & Predict
  • Compare & Contrast
  • Sight words
 
 
Writing:
 
  • Journal drawing/writing
  • Teacher Modeling
  • Letter/Card writing
  • Class Books/Individual Books
  • Capitalization/Punctuation ( . ? ! )
  • Use of Word Wall
  • Word Analysis
  • Beginning sentence structure
 
 
Phonics/Handwriting:  Zoo Phonics Program
 
·       Letter sounds
·       Consonants & Vowels
·       Manuscript Handwriting
 
Science and Social Studies
 
 
Social Studies: 
 
·       Civics Unit: Me and My School Community
School rules and behavioral expectations for the classroom, playground, chapel and lunchroom
Concepts of fairness and respect for the rights and opinion of others
Learning about teachers, principal, and other staff and their role in the school community
Compose a class “Mission” statement
Learn how to solve small problems and report big problems with Kelso’s Choice
 
·       History Unit: Timeline
History can be recorded on timelines
Retell and explain timelines
 
Science:
·       Life Science
o   Trees
o   Tadpoles
·       Physical Science
o   Liquids and Solids
o   Rocks and Soil

 

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1st-4th Grade PDF Print E-mail

 

 

Saxon Math at Faith Lutheran School
At Faith Lutheran School we believe in the importance of helping students to build a strong foundation in mathematics. Our elementary classes have adopted Saxon Math.
Using Saxon Math curriculum, students work toward mastery in three ways: by reviewing, maintaining and building upon previously learned skills; through direct, explicit instruction of new content, mathematical thinking and vocabulary; and by applying, reinforcing and demonstrating cumulative learning.
Our goal is to provide individualized instruction to each student that attends our school. During Math time we also use math center activities which are determined based on students’ needs. Centers provide opportunity for practice, enrichment, and remediation if needed. 
Our K-3rd math program has four daily instructional components:
Math Meeting
 Fact Practice
 New Concept
               Guided Class Practice / Homework
 
First Grade:
Students in first grade participate in a daily Math Meeting where skills relating to the calendar, counting, patterning, weather, graphing, time, money, place value, tallying, problem solving, and mental computation are practiced.
After the meeting strategies are presented to help students learn number facts. Children are encouraged to recall the facts through the use of pattern recognition. Students practice facts orally, by using manipulatives, fact cards, and fact sheets. 
New concepts are then introduced thorough carefully selected group activities. Students use materials, engage in discussions, and work in cooperative groups to help each other learn. 
Students then work with the teacher on the Guided Class Practice where the teacher is modeling how to solve problems. The next component is the nightly Homework which students are expected to work on independently. Both the Guided Class Practice and the Homework include a short practice of the new concept and a review of previously introduced concepts.
 
 
Second Grade:
Students in second grade participate in a daily Math Meeting where skills relating to the calendar, counting, patterning, temperature, graphing, time, money, place value, fact families, problem solving, and mental computation are practiced.
After the meeting strategies are presented to help students learn number facts. Children are encouraged to recall the facts through the use of pattern recognition. Students practice facts orally, by using manipulatives, fact cards, and fact sheets. 
New concepts are then introduced thorough carefully selected group activities. Students use materials, engage in discussions, and work in cooperative groups to help each other learn. Students then work with the teacher on the Guided Class Practice where the teacher is modeling how to solve problems. The next component is the nightly Homework which students are expected to work on independently. Both the Guided Class Practice and the Homework include a short practice of the new concept and a review of previously introduced concepts.
Third Grade:
Students in third grade participate in a daily Math Meeting where skills relating to the calendar, counting, patterning, temperature, graphing, time, money, place value, pre-algebra, problem solving using specific strategies and mental computation are practiced.
After the meeting, students move into Fact Practice. Mastering number facts is vital to success in mathematics.  In third grade multisensory methods are used to help children practice and automate recall. Strategies are presented and pattern recognition is used. Students practice facts using manipulatives, fact cards, and fact sheets. Automatic recall is expected by the end of third grade.
 New concepts are introduced thorough carefully selected group activities. Students use materials, engage in discussions, and work in cooperative groups to help each other learn.
 Students then work with the teacher on the Guided Class Practice where the teacher is modeling how to solve problems. The next component is the nightly Homework which students are expected to work on independently. Both the Guided Class Practice and the Homework include a short practice of the new concept and a review of previously introduced concepts.
Fourth Grade:
In fourth grade we use a textbook-based program with embedded differentiated instruction. We focus on problem solving, real world applications and meaningful hands on activities.  Students learn to reason, communicate mathematically and make connections using the Saxon Math program.
 
 
 
 
 
A Balanced Approach to Literacy
At FLS we believe in the importance of individualized instruction. Rather than using a standard text book that all students read, our literacy program consists of utilizing many instructional tools to meet each student at their level. Students choose “just right” books from a variety of genres at a level that is appropriate for them. Students are responsible for keeping a reading record and teachers conference weekly with each student where they work together to establish specific reading goals and the teacher can monitor comprehension. 
 
Kindergarten:
Literacy is taught using Zoo Phonics, read aloud, shared reading, shared writing, journal writing, leveled classroom libraries, weekly reading conferences and DRA.
First Grade:
Literacy is taught using word study with Zoo Phonics, read aloud, shared reading, shared writing, journal writing, leveled classroom libraries, weekly reading conferences DRA and SRA.
Second Grade:
Literacy is taught using Words Their Way for word study, read aloud, author study, shared reading, shared writing, journal writing, leveled classroom libraries, weekly reading conferences, DRA, SRA, and Accelerated Reader.
Third Grade:
Literacy is taught using Words Their Way for word study, read aloud, poetry, shared reading, literature studies, shared writing, journal writing, leveled classroom libraries, weekly reading conferences, literacy circles, DRA, SRA, and Accelerated Reader.
Fourth and Fifth Grade:
Literacy is taught using Words Their Way for word study, read aloud, poetry, shared reading, literature studies, shared writing, journal writing, leveled classroom libraries, weekly reading conferences, literacy circles, DRA, SRA, and Accelerated Reader.
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Upcoming Events

Fri, Apr 25th
Free Dress Day
Fri, Apr 25th @12:00pm
Early release day
Mon, Apr 28th @6:30pm
School Board Meeting
Sun, May 11th
Mother's Day
Mon, May 19th @6:30pm
School Board Meeting
Tue, May 20th @9:05am
Friends of Faith Meeting
Fri, May 23rd
Free Dress Day
Fri, May 23rd @12:00pm
Early release day
Mon, May 26th
Memorial Day
Mon, May 26th
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