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                                    NEWS & EVENTS                              

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for the

2023-24 school year

In-person registration for the 2023-24 school year opened to the community on Monday, March 6, 2023 and is ongoing if spots are available. Waiting lists are maintained if sessions are full. To learn more, please contact the preschool office. Spots fill up quickly!  


IMPORTANT--At the time of registration you will need the following:  

  • $75 registration fee

  • a copy of your child's birth certificate  


Documentation of medical history and an up-to-date immunization record must be on file upon the child's admittance to the preschool (by the first date of attendance).

Tuition & fee details are located under the "Programs" tab.

If you have any questions, please call 302-422-8775 or email the Director, Paula Yeich, at:

We look forward to having you and your child join us!

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Parent Information Night 

This event is held annually in September prior to the first week of school. Details are emailed out to enrolled families. 

Meet the Teacher Day 

This even is held annually in September prior to the first week of school. Times vary based upon your child's class. Details are emailed out to enrolled families. 

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Summer Camp


Summer camp is available for children who have completed the current school year at Avenue Preschool.  Registration begins in the spring annually.  


Camps take place from 9:00-12:00 Monday through Friday.  They include snacks, materials, fun crafts, outdoor activities and special events. More details can be found on the "Programs" page of the website.      


 Open House


Avenue Preschool's annual Open House is typically held in the spring each year although families are welcomed to tour our facility at any time during the year. 


When Open House is scheduled, details will be posted here on our website, on our Facebook page, in the Avenue United Methodist Church Bulletin and their Weekly E-News.


At Open House, children and their parents/caregivers join us for an informal hour of visiting classrooms, meeting staff, touring the facility, and experiencing a day in the life of a child here at Avenue Preschool.  No RSVP required--we simply hope to see you there!


If you know of someone who might like to attend, please help spread the word and invite them to the Open House. 





A very special event for our Pre-K families is the annual, end-of- the-school-year Pre-K graduation.  This is typically held the last week of preschool in May, with each child recognized individually, time to celebrate and great photo opportunities!  Details will be shared with Pre-K families and posted on the preschool Facebook page. 



If you have questions regarding any of the following, please contact:

Avenue Preschool Director: Paula Yeich @ 302-270-6620 or

Avenue Preschool board presidents: Garrett Grier @ 302-462-7673 or Dan Rothermel @ 302-542-1158


6-29-20 UPDATE

Due to COVID-19 concerns, we have decided to postpone Pre-K graduation. We feel this is in the best interest of all families and staff to keep everyone safe. Updates will be posted on the website and Facebook if graduation is able to be held at a future time.


6-20-20 UPDATE

Due to COVID-19 concerns, Avenue Preschool will not be holding summer camp during the summer of 2020. 

3-27-20 UPDATE

In accordance with Governor Carney's directive for all Delaware schools to remain closed through May 15th, Avenue Preschool will remain closed for the rest of the current school year.  

  • No tuition will be charged for April & May 2020

  • Teachers will continue to reach out to our current families with suggestions for online/at-home learning tools throughout the remainder of the school year. 

  • We are hoping to organize a day for students to come back to school to spend time with classmates and their teacher.  We also hope to coordinate graduation for our Pre-K students.  Details will be dependent on Covid-19 updates from the Governor's office. Once decisions are made, Avenue Preschool will communicate details to our families. 

  • We are planning to hold  several summer camp opportunities beginning in June, with details communicated as soon as they are available. 

  • Updates will continue to be posted to our website and Facebook.  

  • Questions?--Contact Avenue Preschool's director, Paula Yeich, @ 302-270-6620 or leave a message at the preschool office @ 302-422-8775 (messages checked regularly).

3-18-20 UPDATE

We have become aware that a parent of a student at Avenue Preschool has tested positive for COVID-19.  The health and well-being of our students and staff is our highest priority. 

During the school closure throughout the state, we will be using this time to do a deep clean of our facilities. 


​Should you or someone within your household or family develop symptoms such as coughing, fever, and shortness of breath, you should contact the Division of Health at 1-866-408-1899, Bayhealth Hospital at 303-422-3311, or your primary healthcare provider.


​Please remember to adhere to Delaware Division of Public Health’s guidance of limiting social contacts while practicing social distancing, and finding alternative ways to greet people as well as practicing good hand and cough hygiene. ​

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Details about the following events will be posted on the website, or the Avenue Preschool Facebook page, and/or information will be sent home with our students!


Open House

Meet the Teacher Day

Parent Information Night

Annual Pre-K "Graduation"

Field Trips

Holiday Parties

Paint Party annual fundraiser

Mother's Day Program

Father's Night

Grandparent's Day

Messy Night

Special Visitors


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