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, Apr 24

Classes Resume

Special BOE meeting; 4:45 pm, District Office

Tues, Apr 25

Spring Sports Pictures; 2:20 p.m., HS Cafeteria

Thur, Apr 27

PTSO Meeting; 6 - 7:30 p.m., lower library

Tues, May 2

Spring Band Concert; 6:30 p.m., Auditorium

Tues, May 9

Capital Project Bid Opening; 2:30 p.m., upper library

Board of Ed meeting/Public Hearing; 7 p.m., Upper Library, 6:30 p.m. Executive Session, District Office

Thur, May 11

Senior Pictures; HS Gymnasium

Fri, May 12

Hope & Wellness Day

Tues, May 16

Annual Meeting/Budget Vote; 12 Noon - 8 p.m., HS Gym Lobby

Thur, May 18

Brainstorm Coffeehouse; 6 - 8 p.m., HS Cafe

Fri, May 19

Senior Class Trip; Leave at 12 Noon, Darien Lake Amusement Park

Thur, May 25

Spring Choir Concert; 6:30 p.m., Auditorium

Mon, May 29

Memorial Day; Schools Closed

Sat-Sun, June 3-4

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

Fri, June 9

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

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