Moody Pre-School

The integrated preschool program is open to all children who reside in Haverhill.   Classrooms include children with special needs as well as students who are typically developing.

Teams of teachers, assistants and therapists are always providing motivating, developmentally appropriate learning experiences for all students.  The curriculum is challenging and based on the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.   We believe that an inclusive education provides all children with the opportunity to learn with and from each other.

Applicants for our preschool classrooms must be at least 3 years old by August 31.  Students attend school for 2 ½ hours a day Monday through Thursday.  The morning session runs from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. and the afternoon session runs from 12:45 – 3:15 p.m.  For more information, please contact the office at (978) 374-3484

 

  • PTO Fundraiser –

    Spring Flower Sale

    Please support the Moody School PTO by purchasing a beautiful hanging flower basket.  The baskets are 10 inches and sell for $20.  All money orders and checks should be made out to the Moody School PTO.  Plants will be delivered to the school the week before Mother’s Day.  As always, we appreciate your continued support.

     

  • Community News

    Donuts with Dad 3-25-17  Please click on attached link to open.

    March 2017 FCC calendar Please click on attached link to open.

  • MARCH 13TH THROUGH MARCH 31ST!

    Pennies for Patients

    Leukemia causes more deaths than any other cancer among children, adolescents and young adults under the age of 20.  Thank you in advance for helping your child understand how they are saving lives just by turning in spare change.

    Please check your child’s backpack for more information.

  • Calendar

    March 2017

  • Moody School is now enrolling

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    Must be 3 or 4 year olds by August 31st.

    Please contact the office for more information.

    (978) 374-3459

  • Educator of the Year Nominee:

    Meredith Wiech

    Moody School

     

    I would like to nominate my son’s teacher from last year, Meredith Wiech at the Moody School in Haverhill.  She did an amazing job with my son!  She is very loving, caring, kind teacher.  She is a very patient teacher and was always looking for ways to improve my son’s learning experience.  She is a very dedicated teacher and cares for her students’ well being.  My son learned so much in her class.  I think she does a great job and is an amazing teacher.

     

  • Wayne from Maine

    Wayne from Maine

    Wayne from Maine provided our youngest students an entertaining show January 19th.  All the children enjoyed listening to the special songs.

  • Science Resource Center

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    The Moody School is working to create a science resource center for students.  This will help enhance our state science curriculum.

    If you have a student here at the Moody Preschool and / or work for a company that is involved with science, we are hoping to partner up in order to provide the best education possible for our students now and in the future.

    Please contact us at (978) 374-3459 if you are interested in learning more.

    As always, we appreciate your continued support!

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     Many THANKS to all that helped make this possible. 

     

     

    Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    Friday, March 17, @ 2:00

    Please Join Us  Please click on the attached link to open.

     

     

  • Who knew Learning could be Soooo much Fun!

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  • A note from the Occupational Therapy Staff, September 2016

    The OT staff will be visiting the classrooms at the beginning of the year to support the teachers and staff.

    • broken crayonsDon’t be surprised if your students comes home and starts breaking their crayons!

    We are asking teachers, parents and caregivers to have their student(s) use small pieces of crayons (1″ or less) for coloring, drawing and writing.  This will help develop the small muscles of their hand needed for a proper pencil grasp.

    • We are also asking that you encourage your student(s) to color, paint, use chalk on an Easel or Vertical surface (tape Paper to the wall/chalk on a brick wall).  Working at a vertical surface has so many positive benefits!  Just to name a few –
      • Core, Shoulder, and Elbow Stability
      • Wrist Extension
      • Improved Visual Attention

    Strengthening Activities will provide Organization Physically and Mentally: 

    Heavy work such as pushing, pulling and carrying weighted items

    Animal Walks such as Bear walk, Crab walk, Lizard/Combat Crawleasel

    Crawling Games and Activities – make it more challenging and fun piling up couch cushions

    Lying on belly to read a book, puzzle, or even watch T.V.

    Calming Activities to decrease stress and support learning:

    Deep Pressure – Like a big bear hug and getting squished under a ball

    Deep Breathing – Inhale and slowly exhale such as the Balloon Exercises done in class

    Slow rhythmical music

    Slow rocking/swinging in linear movements (front to back and side to side)

    ***Every child is different so all strategies may not work for all children.  Some strategies may work one day, but not another.  Take notice at home what makes your child revved up and what makes your child calm.

    Wish List of Supplies to benefit all children of Moody Preschool

    Clean and Dry Recycled Laundry Detergent Containers, Clean and Dry Recycled Gum Containersorbit gum (2)

    Bags of Play Sand and Rice

    Googy eyes, Pipe Cleaners, Pony Beads, Duct Tape, Pom Poms, Cotton Balls, Glue Sticks

    Baby wipes

    Racquetballs

    Thank you!  We are looking forward to a great year of growth and development in our young rising Moody stars!  Please call with any questions @ (978) 374-3462

    Christie Broderick, COTA/L & Maureen McKean, COTA/L

    HOME EXERCISE PROGRAM

    OT.PT Home Activity #1  Please click on link to open.  Posted 10/4/16

    OT.PT Home Activity #2  Please click on link to open.  Posted 10/17/16

    OT.PT Home Activity #3  Please click on link to open.  Posted 10/31/16

    OT . PT Home Activity #4  Please click on link to open.  Posted 11/14/16

    OT.PT Home Activity #5 Please click on link to open.  Posted 12/7/16

    OT.PT Home Exercise #6  Please click on link to open.  Posted 12/19/16

    OT.PT Home Activity #7  Please click on link to open.  Posted 1/6/17

    OT.PT Home Activity #8  Please click on link to open.  Posted 1/20/17

    OT.PT Home Activity #9  Please click on link to open.  Posted 2/14/17

    OT.PT Home Activity #10  Please click on link to open.  Posted 3/7/2017

    Moody Preschool Open House 2017

(978) 374-3400
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