9041 166th Ave. NE , Redmond, WA 98052 | (425) 885-1810
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Welcome to Faith Lutheran School of Redmond and thank you for visiting our website. 

We are pleased to announce that Faith Lutheran School is currently working on a fresh, new school website scheduled to launch in Fall 2015. 

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

 

 

To schedule a tour or for more information, contact us at 425.885.1810 or send an email to

 

Carol Wright (Elementary Principal)

Stephanie Jacobsen (Early Childhood Director)

 


 

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Summer Camp PDF Print E-mail

Summer Camps at Faith!

Registration is now open, limited space & fills up fast!  Camps start the week of June 22 and end August 14.

Please download a registration form (see below) or pick one up in the narthex.

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Overview PDF Print E-mail

At Faith Lutheran School of Redmond, our experienced staff is trained on the best school practices, and student performance continues to improve as a result. Faith Lutheran School offers the best personal and educational growth opportunity for your child. Join our caring Christian environment and see how small class sizes, individualized instruction, and high accountability for students and staff make a positive impact on your child’s early educational experiences.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015 11:24
 
I-Ready Curriculum PDF Print E-mail

Follow this link (i-Ready) to see Faith's new web-based elementary math curriculum, i-Ready!  For more information, scroll down the page and click on 'Watch the Video' for more information.

 

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 February 2015 09:50
 
Toddlers and AM Preschool PDF Print E-mail

Age 2 by August 31, 2015

 

This class is designed for children that are 2 years old, turning 3 years old. The goal of this class is to show each child they are loved, special, and important. The classroom teachers provide various materials and activities which facilitate multi-sensory experiences and foster a carrying environment willed with unconditional love and acceptance. This class uses a thematic curriculum that incorporates learning experiences for physical, social, emotional, creative, and cognitive growth, developmentally appropriate and based on Washington State’s Early Learning Guidelines. We offer half or full day classes M-W or M-F from 9 to 12 pm or 9 to 3:15 pm.

 

2.5 to 4 years of age


This class is designed for children 2.5 years of age and turning 4 years old by the end of the year. The goals for this class is to have a safe, secure, stimulating environment in which children will flourish and develop self-awareness, empathy, and engage in developmentally appropriate activities.  The teachers use Zoo Phonics language arts curriculum, along with a thematic curriculum that is linked with the developmental Early Learning Guidelines developed by Washington State. The teachers provide a place where all children are supported by unconditional love and encouragement. We offer half or full day classes M-R or M-F from 9 to 1 pm or 9 to 3:15 pm.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 13:23
 
Multi-Age Preschool (MAPS) PDF Print E-mail

3 to 4 years of age


This class is designed for multi-age grouping of children 3 to 4 years old. The teachers in a multi-age class are fully committed to meeting the individual needs of each student and value differences and individualized curriculum accordingly. Having a range of abilities, interests, and temperaments within a classroom facilitates children’s natural, uneven development. This classroom allows for students to plan together, help each other out, discover ways to settle conflicts together and become critical thinkers, decision makers, and problem solvers. The goal of this classroom is to guide children in social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth using Zoo Phonics language arts curriculum, along with a thematic curriculum that is linked with the developmental Early Learning Guidelines developed by Washington State. The teachers promote a positive sense of self and others and keep the love of learning nurtured in every child. We offer half or full day classes M-R or M-F from 9 to 1 pm or 9 to 3:15 pm.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 06 April 2015 12:12
 
Pre-Kindergarten PDF Print E-mail

Age 4 by August 31, 2015

 

This class is designed for children that are 4 years old and will be going to Kindergarten the following year. The teachers are committed to prepare children for lifelong learning and kindergarten readiness by providing challenging and interesting, developmentally appropriate activities. The classroom environment encourages each child’s creativity and imagination. The Pre-Kindergarten class will implement the Washington Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (WaKIDs), a new program designed in partnership by the Department of Early Learning and the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, which will help ensure that children at our school will get a great start in Kindergarten. The Pre-Kindergarten curriculum is aligned with the teaching strategies and the kindergarten entry assessment for Washington State. This class uses a thematic curriculum, Zoo Phonics language arts program, 4-Group Math curriculum, Second Step social/emotional curriculum. We offer half or full day classes M-F from 9 to 1 pm or 9 to 3:15 pm.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 13:24
 
Kindergarten Academy PDF Print E-mail

Age 5 by 12/31/2015

 

This class is designed for students who are eligible for kindergarten enrollment, yet could benefit from another year to develop in a particular area or all areas of the whole child; socially, emotionally, cognitively, and/or physically. This class is also designed for students who may have just missed the kindergarten enrollment date or their birthday is near this time. The teachers in this class promote self-respect, respect of others, and provide a nurturing environment which promotes independence. The teachers use a kindergarten curriculum which is implemented at a pace where all children in the class can grow in their strengths and interests. We offer half or full day classes M-F from 9 to 1 pm or 9 to 3:15 pm.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 12:11
 
Elementary School Program PDF Print E-mail

  • Balanced Literacy instruction applying the Cafe model and Lucy Calkins Units of Study
  • Blended Learning model of math instruction with adaptive assessments and individualized instruction using iREADY
  • Hands-on, interactive Science and Technology Concepts, Smithsonian Science Education materials
  • High expectations for academic, behavior, and character development
  • Individualized instruction that allows for students to accelerate at their own rate
  • Virtues based curriculum that is integrated throughout the school day
  • Kelso’s Choice lessons to help children solve problems
  • Second Step to build social-emotional competence and self-regulation skills
  • An inclusive non-denominational Christian community that does not exclude other faiths
  • An approach to assessment that considers the best placement and curriculum for each child
  • Curriculum, instruction, and assessments aligned from grade to grade as well as to State Standards
  • Cognitive development: knowledgeable, effective communicators, problem solvers, complex thinkers,
  • and quality producers
  • Consistent communications between grade levels providing an aligned curriculum for smoother transitions from grade to grade

Kindergarten (age 5 by August 31, 2015)

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 13:18
 
Music PDF Print E-mail

Music is life and it is my sincere passion and calling to pass this on to our students here at Faith Lutheran School of Redmond. We learn many songs of faith, listen to and learn about famous compositions, varying styles of music, and discuss the composers and musicians lives. I utilize Solfege Hand Signs for singing instruction and the Kodaly method for incorporating singing and movement. I am trained in and predominantly employ the Orff-Schulwerk approach to music education, as summarized below. Mrs. Cecelia B. Leavitt, Music Teacher


The Orff-Schulwerk Approach to Music Education “Tell me, I forget. Show me, I remember. Involve me, I understand.” Carl Orff, composer, music education innovator

The Orff-Schulwerk Method is the national standard for elementary music education. This approach engages children’s minds and bodies, based on things they naturally like to do: singing, chanting rhymes and poems, clapping, dancing, action and keeping a beat on anything that is at hand. These instincts are directed into learning about music on a level that they can easily comprehend: firs by hearing and making music, and then reading and writing it later. This is the same way we all learned our language. Improvisation, composition and a child’s natural sense of play are encouraged as lessons spark creativity and higher-level thinking skills.

This approach to music education was developed by Carol Orff, a German composer, conductor and educator whose most famous composition is the oratorio “Carmina Burana”. The title “Schulwerk” is an indication of the educational process taking place: Schulwerk is the German work for schooling (in music) through working, that is, through being active and creative. Orff Schulwerk is a completely experiential method of introducing and teaching children of all ages about music.

Folk music and music composed by the children themselves comprise a large part of their repertoire. The special Orff melody instruments include wooden xylophones (soprano, alto, bass), metallophones (soprano, alto, bass) and glockenspiels (soprano and alto). They offer exceptional sound immediately. Castanets, bells, maracas, triangles, instruments used in the Orff classroom. Played together as in a small orchestra, their use helps children become sensitive listeners and considerate participants.

With Orff-Schulwerk, improvisation and composition start students on a lifetime of knowledge and enjoyment through personal musical experiences. Learning is meaningful only if it brings satisfaction to the learner, and satisfaction arises from the ability to use acquired knowledge for the purpose of creating. And what a beautiful gift to give to our children!!

 

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 13:26
 
Countries and Cultures PDF Print E-mail

Countries and Cultures

Students at Faith Lutheran learn about the world outside of the United States, celebrating the rich cultural traditions from around the world. Map reading, along with learning the importance of country flags and the geography of countries from around the world is highlighted. The students learn about a typical day in the life of a student from a variety of countries. This past year the students learned the customs and cultures of Mexico, England, France, Poland, Burma, China, and Japan. They learned about regional cuisine, art, phrases in the language of each country, and discovered the similarities and differences between the USA and each country. Before moving on to a new country, each country is celebrated with regional music and dance, an art project students in that country might make at school, and the students have the opportunity to sample regional foods. Together we enjoy celebrating our world!

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 June 2015 07:52
 
Physical Education PDF Print E-mail


Physical Education is important at Faith and we provide a wide variety of activities for the students of all ages such as running club, Karate, rock wall climbing, movement classes, yoga, soccer, basketball and Jump Rope for the Heart (sponsored by the American Heart Association).

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 13:28
 
Library and Virtue Studies PDF Print E-mail

Each month during Chapel, the children learn about a Fruit of God's Spirit. The Fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Galatians 5:22-23.


 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 13:45
 

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