Children are a blessing and a gift from the Lord. Psalm 127:3

 

Please contact Tami Joy, Director at 301-373-2500 x 204 or humpnk@hollywoodumcmd.org

 

DAILY HEALTH CHECK

Please fill out the form at this link by 8:30 AM each school morning.

 

Click here to pay your tuition online or to make a donation to HUMP&K!

NOTE: When paying via credit or debit, YOU MUST select the box that says,

“Contribute an extra $(amount) to help offset processing costs.”

To avoid the service charge, payment may be made by check and mailed to us.

 

Hollywood United Methodist Preschool and Kindergarten prides itself with many hands-on activities, opportunities for social interaction, and our excellent teacher to child ratio that exceeds the standards set by the State of Maryland in a loving, Christian environment.

 

Registration for the 2022-2023 school year is FULL.

The only openings we have are for Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten.

Email us at humpnk@hollywoodumcmd.org to be added to the waitlist

for ages Pre-K, 2, 3, and 4.

 

Click here to download our Application for Admission and Contract.

 

See Registration Brochure for current pricing information. 

 

Click here to download the Maryland Health Inventory

 

Download our COVID-19 Plan (9/1/2022)

 

Download our COVID-19 Decision Aid

 

Our New Handbook will be uploaded soon!

 

Click here to email the school and ask to be placed on the waiting list.

          

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Registration & Class Info

How do I register my child? Download our Application for Admission and Contract. Complete the forms and mail to the school with check or money order for the Family Registration Fee ($100) and first month’s tuitionBOTH ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

Registration will be accepted as long as there is class space available.

In fairness to all, registration cannot be accepted prior to the registration dates given above. Once classes are full, your family will be placed on our waiting list. You will be contacted when/if space becomes available.

Tuition fees are paid one month in advance. Second tuition payment for Fall is due the first month of school.  

 

See Registration Brochure for current pricing information. 

 

School tours are suspended at this time until COVID-19 numbers in our community decrease.

 

Class Descriptions

See Daily Schedule & Calendar tab for times.

Pre-K 2 Program

(Must be 2  by September 1  of the current school year.)

 

These classes been developed to be a child’s first experience away from home. The focus of this age group is on social interaction and verbal communication. Time is spent in exploration of their environment through play and hands-on activities, as well as time for stories, songs, fingerplays and small and large motor development.

 
Pre-K 3 Program

(Must be 3 by September 1 of the current school year.)

 

These classes will include time for social interaction; further language development; increased development in small and large motor skills; structured small and large group times; and continued exploration of their environment through hands-on experiences and play.

     
Pre-K 4

(Must be 4 by September 1 of the current school year.)

 

Our Pre-K 4 program provides an opportunity for the child to explore with materials, ideas and personal relationships as a firm foundation for their future in Kindergarten. This is a Pre-Kindergarten readiness program.

 
Kindergarten/*Transitional Kindergarten Program

(Must be 5 by December 15 of the current school year.)

 

Our ¾ day program is designed to meet and exceed the expectations of a typical kindergarten program. The small class size allows for more individualized instruction between the student and teacher. Learning to function in a group, yet maintaining their individuality is our goal. Our approach to the “Core” may be little more “hands-on’, but the goals are to meet and exceed the standard. Each child will be encouraged to advance at his/her own pace. Our program is recognized by the MSDE and children that meet the kindergarten age requirement (5th birthday by August 31 of the current school year), complete our program and meet the attendance requirements will be eligible for SMCPS 1st grade in the next school year.

What is Transitional Kindergarten at our school? This is in combination with our Kindergarten Program and is for the child that is ready for a more advanced, structured program (kindergarten work), but will not turn 5 until the fall 2022. SMCPS may not recognize this as K completion. Parents will need to obtain a waiver from SMCPS for this year to be counted as kindergarten. Recommendation from current Pre-K teacher or an interview with our school K teacher will be necessary to make sure this is a good fit for your child.

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Daily Schedule

See Registration Brochure for current pricing information.

Class Schedule Options for Pre-K 2, 3, and 4

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Morning (9:15–11:45 AM)
  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Full Day (9:15 AM–3:00 PM)
  • Tuesday & Thursday Morning (9:15–11:45 AM) 
  • Tuesday and Thursday Full Day (9:15 AM–3:00 PM)
  • Monday through Friday Morning (9:15–11:45 AM) 
  • Monday through Friday Full Day (9:15 AM–3:00 PM) 

Class Schedule for Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten:

  • Monday through Friday (9:15 AM–1:00 PM)

Add Extended Day (Multi-Age Class 1:00-3:00) (See brochure for pricing)

  • K/TK + Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Ext. 
  • K/TK + Tuesday & Thursday Ext. 
  • K/TK + Monday-Friday Ext. 

Please watch our FB Group page and E-mail for emergency closings. We will try to give as much notice as possible, but unforeseen circumstances may come up to cause a last-minute cancelation.

General rules for our school:

  • When we open 1 hour late: We will open one hour late for our AM classes and end at the regularly scheduled time. PM classes will begin and end on time.
  • When we open 2 hours late: Our AM sessions will be closed. Kindergarten/Transitional Kindergarten will open at 11:00 and end at the regularly scheduled time. Pre-K 2, 3 and 4 will begin at 11:15 and end at the regular time.
  • When we close early and Early Dismissals: We will close at 11:45 and 12:00.
  • The policy of our school is to allow 5 emergency closing days per year. If we need to be closed for more than 5 days during the school year for emergency situations, every attempt will be made to make up the extra days if the school calendar will allow but cannot be guaranteed. Make-up days will be noted in the monthly newsletter and on your child’s classroom calendar.

School Calendar

DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE SCHOOL DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES.

Items in green font are typically family events.

These events will be decided on a case by case basis if we can safely allow families in the building.

September 6 K/TK and T/TH Open Houses
September 7

M/W/F Open Houses and K/TK First Regular Day

September 8 T/TH Classes Begin
September 9 M/W/F Classes Begin
September 12 New Parent Orientation and Meet and Greet @6:00-7:30 in Galilee Hall
September 16 Kona Ice Back to School for all at 11:00 on the playground
September 22 Early Dismissal-11:45 Pick up Pre-K 2, 3, 4. 12:00 Pick up K/TK

September 23

Professional Day, No School
September 30 Playground Work Day at 5:00
October 7

Playground Workday Rain Date at 5:00

October 10

Early Dismissal – Pre-K 2, 3 and 4 @ 11:45; K/TK @ 12:00

October 21 Scarecrow Making and Pizza Family Night on the playground @ 5:00
October 31

K/TK and M/W/F Classes: Pumpkin Farm Fieldtrip

Forrest Hall Farm Halloween Parties at the farm

No PM classes

November 1

Pumpkin Farm Fieldtrip and Halloween Party at Forrest Hall Farm T/TH Classes

Early Dismissal K/TK @ 12:00

NO PM Classes

November 8 Election Day – Professional Day – No School
November 11 Veterans Day – No School

November 21

Thanksgiving Family Celebration
November 22

Thanksgiving Family Celebration

Early Dismissal – 11:45 Pick up Pre-K 2, 3, 4. 12:00 Pick up K/TK

November 23-25 Thanksgiving Recess
December 16

Whole School Christmas Program and Birthday Parties for Jesus.

This will take the place of the regular school day.

Have students to the school door at 9:40. Program begins at 10:00.

December 19-January 3 Winter/Christmas Break
January 3 Professional Day – No School
January 4 & 5 Classes Resume
January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr Day – No School
January 19

In-House Registration Begins for Fall 2023 for Current Families, Former Families

and Church Member Families

January 27 Professional Day – No School
February 13 & 14 Classroom Valentine Parties
February 17

Professional Day – No School

Public Registration for 2023-2024 Begins

February 20 President’s Day – No School
March 10 Annual Art Auction Fundraiser @ 6:30PM
March 16 Early Dismissal – 11:45 Pick up Pre-K 2, 3, 4. 12:00 Pick up K/TK
March 30 Easter Parties
March 31

Easter Parties

Early Dismissal – 11:45 Pick up Pre-K 2, 3, 4. 12:00 Pick up K/TK

April 3-10 Easter/Spring Break
April 11 & 12 Classes Resume
April 28

Dad’s Day Picnic – Chancellor’s Run Regional Park.

This will take the place of regular classes.

May 11 Professional Day – No School
May 15 week Mother’s Day Tea Parties
May 19

Pre-K and K/TK Graduation Beach Party Greenwell State Park Beach

Early Dismissal Pre-K 2s and 3s.

May 22

 Last Day Party M/W/F Pre-K 2s and 3s.

Pre-K 4 Graduation Practice whole class stays until 3:00

May 23 Last Day Party T/TH 2s, 3s, and 4s.
May 24 Pre-K and K/TK Graduation at 10:00 AM in the Church Sanctuary 

 

Summer Camp

Registration for Summer Camp 2023 will open early in 2023!

Summer Camp fills up quickly. Register soon!

Programs available for ages 2 (those that turn 2 by December 31, 2022 OR who are enrolled for our 2023-2024 school year) through age 7. (First grade children are eligible to attend if they have not yet reached their 8th birthday.)

Session #1: June 5-8, 2023 (Theme?) Week
Session #2: June 12-15, 2023 (Theme?) Week
Session #3: June 19-22, 2023 (Theme?) Week
Session #4: BREAK  
Session #5: July 10-13, 2023 (Theme?) Week
Session #6: July 17-20, 2023 (Theme?) Week
Session #7: July 24-27, 2023 (Theme?) Week

Summer Camp Session Times:

Monday through Thursday

Morning Sessions: 9:30-12:00
All Day Sessions: 9:30-2:30

 

Price Information:
Payment due at time of registration.

 

All Sessions: (2022’s fees listed below. Stay tuned for updated fees.)
Morning Sessions: $70.00 per week of camp

Full Days: $125.00 per week of camp

10% discount for families with multiple children attending together.
Minimum 14 day cancellation policy with 10% penalty fee.

 

Students not currently enrolled in our program will need to have a completed, up-to-date medical form, shot record, and state and HUMP&K required paperwork on file prior to the beginning of camp.

 

Click here to see 2022’s Summer Fun Camp Registration Form and stay tuned for 2023

 

School Closings

HUMP&K follows St. Mary’s County Public Schools for all weather-related and emergency closings. For up-to-date info during storms and other inclement weather, visit www.smcps.org.

 General rules for our school:

  • SMCPS open 1 hour late: HUMP&K will open one hour late for our AM classes and end at the regularly scheduled time. PM classes will begin and end on time.
  • SMCPS open 2 hours late: HUMP&K AM sessions will be closed. Kindergarten will open at 11:15 and end at the regularly scheduled time. PM classes will begin at 12:30 and end on time.
  • SMCPS close early: HUMP&K PM sessions will be closed. Kindergarten will end at 1:00.
  • SMCPS closed: HUMP&K Closed.

The policy of our school is to allow 5 emergency closing days per year. If we need to be closed for more than 5 days during the school year for emergency situations, every attempt will be made to make up the extra days if the school calendar will allow. These will be noted in the monthly newsletter and on your child’s classroom calendar.