Bears and Cubs Preschool (Teaching Laboratory at EBHS)
The Bears and Cubs Preschool (Teaching Laboratory at EBHS) is an elective for high school juniors and seniors who might be interested in a career in education. In this double period, full year course, high school students learn, plan, teach and observe children, ages 3-5 years of age, in a laboratory preschool setting. Prior to the arrival of the preschoolers in mid-October, study is devoted to child development, guidance techniques, teaching methods, observational techniques, scheduling and routines needed to work with the preschool-aged child. This unique course allows the students to apply their new skills and concepts to conduct and supervise a preschool. Students will continue to develop with the opportunity to practice their skills in storytelling, creative movement, art, music and theme teaching. The students gain confidence, knowledge and skills to assist in careers relating to children.
Information for the 2021-22 School Year
This preschool program is free and open to 3 and 4 year old children residing in East Brunswick.
To be eligible for the 2021-22 school year, children must be three years of age by October 31, 2021 and no older than 4 years 8 months. Children must also be toilet trained.
One session: starting in late October 2021
3 days/week (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) Mornings only 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Application is available at the link below. Application deadline is May 20, 2021. Upon notifications of acceptance into the program, all forms should be sent by August 15, 2021 to the Administration Building, Attn: Magaly Alvarez, 760 Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816. Notification of acceptance will be sent to parents at the end of June. The first day of school will be in late October, 2021. The start date is yet to be determined. Upon notification of acceptance into the program, all other forms need to be submitted by the Information Session. This date will take place some time at the end of August.
- 2021-22 Application
- Student Health History
- Health Appraisal form
- Student Services Screening
- Doctors Instructions for administering medications
- 2021-2022 Bears and Cubs Application QR Code
If there is a delayed opening or a school closing due to inclement weather, there will be no preschool that day. Your phone numbers have been added to the automated calling system that will alert you of delayed openings and school closings; if you do not get the automated call about a delayed opening or school closing, please contact the preschool teacher.