First Presbyterian Day School

 

Under the Oaks logoUnder the Oaks Summer Program

The Official Summer Program of First Presbyterian Day School

Grades: Rising PreK4 - 6th
June 3 - July 26, 2019
Closed July 4 & 5
Monday through Fridays - 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Under the Oaks (rising 1st - 6th graders)

General Information

  • Only students who are rising 1st - 6th graders at FPDS for the 2019-2020 school year may participate.
  • Students should bring their own lunches, drinks, snacks, and reading materials daily.
  • Program will be closed July 4th and 5th for the Independence Day holiday.
  • Registration closes April 15. A late fee of $50 will be charged to students who register after April 15.

Fees

  • FULL-TIME: $1,100 billed in 2 installments of $550 each, due June 1 and July 1; $100 registration and supply fee due April 15
  • ONE MONTH: $550 due first day of month attending; $50 registration and supply fee due April 15
  • WEEKLY: $225 per week due June 1
    *Weeks must be chosen in advance.
  • DROP-IN: $60 per day (no half or partial days) due the day the child attends
  • All tuition and fees will be charged directly to your FACTS account.

*No refunds or discounts.

Activities will include:

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Culinary Fun
  • Devotion and Worship
  • Field Trips
  • Reading
  • Recreation and Fitness Time
  • Special Guests
  • Splash Days
  • STEM and Science Activities
  • Tech Time

Registration Form: https://fpds.wufoo.com/forms/2019-under-the-oaks-registration/

For questions regarding Under the Oaks, please contact Jennifer Morgan at jmorgan@fpds.org.

Under the Oaks Director - Jennifer Morgan

Jennifer is a native of Jackson and received a Bachelor of Science in education from Mississippi College. After teaching preschool for 16 years, Jennifer joined the FPDS staff in 2012 as a kindergarten teacher. She and her husband, Gary, have two children, Jeremy and Anna Grace, and they attend Fondren Church. An alum of FPDS, Jennifer enjoys cooking and reading. “It is such a blessing to teach at a Christian school where I also attended,” she says. “There is no place like FPDS.”

 

 

 

 

 

 


Under the Oaks PK Program (rising PK4 & Kindergarten)

General Information

  • Only students who are rising PK4 – Kindergarten at FPDS for the 2019-2020 school year and who have completed FPDS PK3 or PK4 in 2018 may participate.
  • Students should bring their own lunches, drinks, snacks, and nap mats daily.
  • Program will be closed July 4th and 5th for the Independence Day holiday.
  • Registration closes April 15. A late fee of $50 will be charged to students who register after April 15.

Fees

  • FULL-TIME: $1,100 billed in 2 installments of $550 each, due June 1 and July 1; $100 registration and supply fee due April 15
  • ONE MONTH: $550 due first day of month attending; $50 registration and supply fee due April 15
  • WEEKLY: $225 per week due June 1
    *Weeks must be chosen in advance. 
  • DROP-IN: $60 per day (no half or partial days) due the day the child attends
  • All tuition and fees will be charged directly to your FACTS account.

*No refunds or discounts.

Activities will include:

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Cooking Fun
  • Devotion and Worship
  • Dress Up Days
  • Recreation and Fitness Time
  • Show and Tell
  • Special Guests
  • Splash Days
  • Storytime

Registration Form: https://fpds.wufoo.com/forms/2019-under-the-oaks-registration/

For questions regarding Under the Oaks PK Program, please contact Cathy Miller at cmiller@fpds.org or Ann Claridge Chestnut at achestnut@fpds.org.

 

Under the Oaks PK Program Director
Ann Claridge Chestnut

Ann Claridge is a native of Jackson and graduated from Belhaven University. Following graduation from college, Ann worked part-time at both a local preschool and magazine. After a few years, she had the desire to work full-time with children, which led to four years as a teacher in the FPDS Staff Nursery. Ann attends Redeemer Presbyterian Church, where she sings in the choir and enjoys working with the youth group. “I am so excited to be a part of the preschool, not only to teach these little ones about letters and numbers, but, more importantly, teach them all about the love of Jesus Christ and share His amazing story with them,” says Ann, who is an alum of FPDS.

 

 

 

 

 

Under the Oaks PK Program Co-Director
Cindy Wilks 

Cindy is a native of Jackson and a resident of Madison. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from Millsaps College. Cindy’s previous experience includes kindergarten and second grade teacher at Jackson Public Schools, substitute and Homework Express teacher at a local independent school, many years at a local preschool, and Bricks 4 Kidz summer camp instructor. She and her husband, Tip, have two children, Catherine Ann Wilks Powell and Alex. They attend First Presbyterian Church. Cindy enjoys cooking, playing the piano, reading, traveling to historical places, and working in the garden. “I am very humbled to be an important part in these students’ lives at FPDS while teaching in an environment where a student’s Christian and educational growth is enhanced through biblical teachings,” she says.