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4 Star Express
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What is 4 Star Express?
4 Star Express is a unique child care & preschool program that jump
starts your child's readiness for Kindergarten.
Offered as a collaborative between Cedar Island Elementary, Rush Creek Woodland Elementary, Weaver Lake STEM Magnet
and the District 279 Community Education Kidstop program, 4 Star Express
integrates children into the school setting for parts of each day, providing
your child wonderful opportunities in readiness for his or her Kindergarten
experience, in addition to outstanding and secure child care.
The 4 Star Express Philosophy
The purpose is to provide a cooperative and developmentally appropriate
child care/preschool program that supports the care and early learning
needs of four year old children in a school setting.
The Program Offers
- A jump start to Kindergarten Readiness
- Theme based developmentally appropriate
- social skill building
- literacy skill building
- music & creative arts
- technology, media, & computer
- physical education
- science & math
- positive play
- Child care
- Field trips
- Daily breakfast and snack
- Access to school lunch
- Mentoring opportunities
- Progress conferences
4 Star welcomes all children who are eligible for Kindergarten beginning
the 2010 - 2011 school year. Your child must be 4 years of age by September
Days and Hours
- 6:30 am - 6:00 pm, Monday thru Friday
- September 8, 2009 - June 11, 2010
- 4 Star Express is open on most non-school
days and is included in the weekly tuition.
Woodland Elementary School
4501 Oak Grove Parkway
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
Cedar Island Elementary School
6777 Hemlock Lane
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Weaver Lake STEM Magnet
15900 Weaver Lake Road
Maple Grove, MN 55311
Rush Creek Elementary School
8801 County Rd 101
Maple Grove, MN 55311
- For current tuition rates see the 4 Star Express Brochure at the top of this page.
- Paid in 40 equal payments due the first day of each week
- Part time enrollments are not available for 4 Star Express students.
4 Star Express is 100% funded through tuition fees.
Financial assistance is available for families who qualify. Call 612-348-5937
Questions to: Mary Aydt,
Community Education Secretary
at AydtM@district279.org or 763-391-7281
Osseo Area Schools
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