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Growing Interdependence: Toddlers

The years of toddlers and twos should be some of the most joyful years for you and your child. These children grow by leaps and bounds—walking, talking, laughing, singing, helping, and gaining new life experiences every day. Your child now …

Ready for Success: Quality Care, School-Readiness, and the Skills Young Children Need to Succeed

One of the most commonly discussed concepts in the world of early childhood, the term “school-readiness” is definitely a hot topic. While it might seem to be a basic concept, understanding what children need to be prepared for school warrants

Separation Anxiety: 7 Steps To Overcoming Clingy Behavior by Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson

Separation anxiety bothers us. We Americans love independence and self-reliance so our child’s
clinginess seems almost un-patriotic. We also worry about how our child will handle going to school.
We might already have had difficulty with starting childcare or preschool …

Project Work and Nature A Natural Combination

A project is a deep investigation of something that interests children. Project work energizes and motivates children. It can transform classrooms into exciting learning laboratories where children begin to see how math and literacy skills can help them find answers

Red Flags and Not-To-Worries by Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson

Every parent and every teacher wonders “Is this normal?” “Should I be worried?” “How long do I wait?”
No matter how old the child is, these are the questions that will run through your head, usually late at
night when …

Adjustment for WA Kindergarten Gradual Start

Working on our Calendar next year – Adding in time to follow the school districts Gradual Start – Dates to plan for:
Last Day of School June 14, 2018
CLOSED Teacher Work Day June 15, 2018
First Day of Summer

Transition Visits – Slow Start – Gradual Enrollment

Whatever you want to call it, children and families need to time adjust!  Our Transition plan for new or current students is to give them time to visit and get to know the new classroom and teachers before they begin.  …

How to Help Your Child Develop Empathy

Practical tips on how parents and caregivers can help infants and toddlers develop empathy, and understand that others have different thoughts and feelings than they do.

Empathy is the ability to imagine how someone else is feeling in a particular

Kindergarten 2017 to 2018

Thinking about next year? Going off to Kindergarten?
Please remember The Shyne School needs you to return the Re-enrollment form to let me know your plans for next year!!
Time to check in to your school districts web site for
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Coming Events


6 Diwali – Festival of Light
12 Veteran’s Day – Regular Class Schedule
22 & 23 CLOSED for Thanksgiving Break
      **Parent/Teacher conferences November to January, Screenings Complete


1-13 Giving Tree – bring unwrapped food and gifts …
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Important Information

 The Shyne School is currently operating regular hours 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

The Shyne School will follow the Northshore School District snow or weather closures for Only (9:00-11:30 AM) or Plus (9:00 AM to 12:30/1:00 or 2:00 PM) schedules

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Tour Our School

Tours are offered Monday to Friday at 9:30 or 10:30 AM by appointment, for classes with openings, posted on the enrollment page.

We offer open tours January through February each year for a summer or fall  start. We do not

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