Nicholas Criscone


80 North Main Street

Mayfield, NY 12117


leaf bullet Pre-Kindergarten

Mary Ephraim


Welcome to Pre-K!

Our goal is to provide a safe, comfortable environment where learning is fun. Our philosophy is that young children learn best through play and exploration.

The Pre-K Day

  • Arrival and Free Play

  • Circle Time: calendar, days of the week, weather, daily jobs, pre-reading instruction, math concepts, show and tell, fingerplays

  • Snack: socialization, manners, independence

  • Story: attentive listening, remembering details, answering questions, listening for pleasure

  • Learning Centers

    • Academic: colors, shapes, counting, numbers, letters, rhyming, sequencing, patterns, pre-writing, problem-solving, size concepts, expressive and receptive language skills, etc.

    • Art: fine motor development, creativity, following directions, use of art materials, cutting, pre-writing, etc.

    • Fine Motor: puzzles, stringing beads, lacing, peg boards, manipulation of small objects, building toys, cutting, pre-writing, etc.

    • Play/Socialization Centers: interactive play, sharing, taking turns, cooperation, imagination, problem solving and language development

    • Sensory Center: sensory exploration through the use of play dough, sand, water, etc.

  • Music & Movement

  • Dismissal


Upcoming Events

Mon, May 22

Mystery Door Night; 5:30 p.m., Elementary School

Tues, May 23

Special Board of Ed meeting-Executive Session; 6:00 p.m., District Office (contractual discussions)

Jr/Sr High School Spring Choral Concert; 7:00 p.m., Auditorium

Mon, May 29

Memorial Day; Schools Closed

Sat, June 3

Prom Walk; 6:00 p.m., HS Front Lawn

Sat-Sun, June 3-4

Post Prom; 11 pm - 4 a.m., HS Various

Tues, June 6

Elem Spring Concert; 7:00 p.m., Auditorium

Fri, June 9

Kindergarten Musical; 6:15 p.m., Auditoirum

Senior Class Banquet; 6 p.m., St Patrick's Masonic Lodge, Johnstown

Mon, June 12

Mandatory Class of 2017 graduation rehearsal; 11 a.m., Auditorium

Senior Class Picnic; 12:00 Noon, Athletic Fields

Tues-Fri, June 13-23

Regents Testing; No classes at Jr/Sr High School

Thur-Fri, June 15-16

Half-day dismissal for Elementary Students; 12:20 p.m.; Full day faculty and staff

Fri, June 23

Last Day of School

Grade 6 Graduation; 10 a.m., Auditorium

Elementary Student Dismissal; 10:50 a.m.; Full day faculty and staff

Senior Awards; 5:30 p.m., Auditorium

Baccalaureate; 7 p.m., Mayfield Presbyterian Church

Sat, June 24

Class of 2017 Graduation; 11 a.m., Athletic Fields