Families to Christ
The staff of
CrossRoads preschool is pleased to
welcome you and your child to our
facility. CrossRoads is a state-licensed
school operated as a non-profit
community outreach program under the
authorization of Hebron Baptist Church,
and is open to all children without
regard to race, creed or color.
This packet is
designed to help answer questions
Parents/Guardians may have about
CrossRoads Preschool and its policies.
this for future reference!
The mission of
CrossRoads Preschool is to nurture a
spiritual, educational, and social
foundation for each preschooler by
providing a loving, Christian
environment for our students in which
they can express themselves and learn
through creative play and an enriching
Programs and Routines
Preschool provides a program for 3 and 4
year olds. Three year olds are offered a
two-day-a-week program, Monday and
Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday. Four
year olds are offered either three days
per week – Monday thru Wednesday,
Tuesday thru Thursday, or four days per
week – Monday thru Thursday.
classes begin at 9:00 a.m. and dismiss
at 12 noon.
classes begin at 12:30 p.m. and dismiss
at 3 p.m.
A snack will
be provided consisting of 1% milk, a
protein, bread, fruit, or vegetable. The
snack schedule will be posted on the
information board at the entry way. Any
food allergies must be communicated in
writing to the staff so that we do not
serve your child an item they should not
have. If allergies are a concern, we ask
that you provide your own snack.
Preschool will follow closely, but not
exactly, the calendar of the Boone
County Public School System for
holidays, closings, etc. We will also
abide by the decisions of the Boone
County Superintendent on inclement
County Schools are on either a (1) or
(2) hour delay, our classes will begin
at 10 a.m. If Boone County Schools are
closed for the day, CrossRoads will be
closed for the day. There is no credit
for days missed due to school
that some families will be late getting
here because of siblings, which is not a
problem. Just ring the buzzer.
The steps from
the upper parking lot to the
entrance/lower lot are not to be used in
the case of inclement weather. They can
remain dangerous even if treated.
return to spend another year in our four
year old program, as a five year old,
receive first priority in mid February.
enrollment will be held annually on the
first Wednesday in March from 9 – 11
a.m. Priority registration will be held
the week before for returning students
and their siblings, and the Sunday prior
for Hebron Baptist Church members.
Families with siblings who attended in
the past will receive third priority.
All other registrations will be on a
first come, first serve basis. If full
enrollment is obtained, a waiting list
will be kept.
The doors will
open promptly at 8:58 a.m. and 12:28
p.m. Please enter through the doors
marked for CrossRoads Preschool, not the
outside classroom doors. The doors will
be locked at 9:15 and 12:45 p.m. daily.
If entrance is required after this time
you will need to use the doorbell
located next to the door to request
entry. Each family is encouraged to
arrive at school on time! Late arrivals
may make a child feel left out since
his/her classmates will already be
involved in the day’s activities.
responsible to walk their child to their
class and sign them in. Parents are
encouraged to say their goodbyes at the
door and send their child to the sink to
wash their hands. If your child is
experiencing separation anxiety, please
say goodbye to your child and nudge them
toward the teacher. Parents can feel
free to wait out of sight in another
will be dismissed at the end of class
individually at the classroom door. An
authorized person must come to pick up
the child. If the person who picks up
the child is not recognized as an
authorized pick-up, a picture ID will be
required. Parents who carpool MUST have
all parents placed on the Authorized
Pick-Up Sheet and give a schedule of
carpooling to the teachers in writing.
prompt in picking up your child. Our
staff has a limited amount of time
allotted for clean up. You will be
assessed a late charge of $5.00 per
child for each fifteen (15) minutes you
are late, paid to the teachers. You will
be billed in writing and asked to pay
the fee before the next school day.
taken measures to make our school a
secure environment. Cameras are located
at entry doors and on the playground.
Visitors must be buzzed in at the
entrance as doors will be kept locked.
Each child is
required by the state to have a copy of
their KY Immunization Certificate signed
by your physician or Health Department
official on file at the school within 10
days of enrollment.
imperative that you notify the
CrossRoads director and staff in writing
of any and all allergies that your child
has including airborne and food
MUST be potty trained before beginning
school. This means being independent
from start to finish. Children are
expected to pull up and down clothing,
wipe themselves, and wash their hands.
Elastic waist bands make this process
much easier for your child to feel
Please send a
set of clothes in a large Ziploc bag
with your child’s name on the outside
which we will keep at school. Each day
will bring an exciting mix of hands-on,
sometimes messy activities – not
including our outdoor times. We
regularly paint and use the water/sand
sensory tables, so please help your
child to be prepared. Also, remember
accidents can occur at any time even to
those who are very experienced with the
your child to school in close toed
shoes. Gym shoes are most appropriate
for playing outside, running, climbing,
and for comfort. Sandals, flip-flops,
and crocs are not appropriate as
they fill with mulch and prohibit
Please do not
bring your child if he/she is sick or
shows signs of being contagious: fresh
cold, sore throat, fever, vomiting,
diarrhea, rash, skin or eye infection.
Your child should be fever free for 24
hours before returning to school.
Children displaying any of the
above-mentioned symptoms will be removed
from the classroom and the parent will
be contacted for pick-up. Any exception
to this policy must be in writing from
the child’s doctor as to his/her
condition stating that he/she is not
contagious. There is no credit for days
missed due to sickness.
will be given by any staff at CrossRoads.
In case of
emergency, CrossRoads Preschool will
follow these procedures, unless
otherwise directed by the
- Attempt to notify the
parent/guardian at the phone
numbers given on the
- Contact pediatrician listed
on the emergency form.
- Transport by ambulance or
private vehicle (at
Parent/Guardian’s expense) to
the designated hospital, unless
otherwise directed by the
Parent/Guardian or physician.
Child Abuse and/or Neglect
As required by
law, the staff of CrossRoads Preschool
shall report any suspected child abuse
to the director and to the proper
their Parent/Guardians, and all
employees of CrossRoads Preschool are
hereby notified that this program does
not discriminate on the basis of sex,
race, color, national origin, age,
religion, marital status, or handicap in
its educational activities, admission
practices and policies, nor its
employment practices and policies.
consistent, firm discipline with
positive redirection will be used. There
will be no physical punishment. If
necessary, time away from the activity
to regain self-control will be used. If
the child has persistent behavior
problems, a Parent/Guardian/teacher
conference will be arranged to establish
goals. If a child’s behavior is
uncontrollable, extremely disruptive,
and/or harmful to him/herself or others,
a parent may be asked to remove the
child from school for the day. If
established goals cannot be reached, dis-enrollment
may be considered at the director’s
written notice is required for
withdrawing for any reason. If the
required notice is not given, parents
will be charged for that period. If two
weeks notice is given, any additional
tuition will be refunded within thirty
days of the withdrawal less any
outstanding charges for late fees, ect.
We love to
celebrate your child’s birthday at
CrossRoads Preschool. Please communicate
with the teacher if you would like to
bring in birthday treats. Cookies and
packaged snacks work well.
We ask that
you NOT bring in cupcakes to celebrate.
If you are
having a party for your child we ask
that you not pass out invitations at
school, unless you are inviting the
tuition: Morning: Two days/week -
days/week - $158.00
Four days/week - $174.00
days/week - $128.00
soccer: $ 30.00
Webby Dance: $
tuition: Morning: Two days/week -
days/week - $1422.00
Four days/week - $1566.00
days/week - $1152.00
Tuition is to
be paid on the child’s first day of
class each month. We prefer auto draft,
check or money order; please do not pay
in cash. Fees that are greater than 7
calendar days late will be charged a
$5.00 late fee. Fees which are greater
than 15 days late will result in dis-enrollment.
Bank fees associated with checks that do
not clear are the responsibility of the
party originally issuing the check.
budget and teacher’s salaries are based
upon full enrollment. Therefore,
compensation cannot be given for