As we prepare for fall here at the Highlandtown Preschool, we are glad to let families know that we have three spaces available for full time or extended day students at our nature-focused community preschool. A full day runs from 8am to 4pm, with extended day running until 5:30pm. The fall term begins on August…

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As we continue to work closely with the Maryland Department of Education and the Baltimore City Health Department, our staff and board of directors have developed a full set of official policies for our school for the fall term in light of the continuing pandemic. Please note that this is a living document and will…

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The Highlandtown Preschool is glad to announce that we will reopen for in-person instruction in an abbreviated summer term beginning on July 6th. We will operate both of our classrooms, and we have space for more students–please contact our director, Ms. Banks, for more information. As we reopen, we aim to do so with the…

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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic which closed schools across our city and state, and made in-person instruction a significant health risk for students and staff alike (a well as their families), the Highlandtown Preschool has transitioned to an online learning model for the remainder of the spring 2020 term. That model includes a daily…

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We have three upcoming open house events for prospective students and their families to come and check out the school. In addition to open houses, please be in touch with our director, Ms. Carnesha Banks, about scheduling an individual visit during the school day to get a great sense of our school in operation. Sunday,…

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This Veterans Day our students brought in photos and shared stories of the veterans in their families.

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Preschoolers and their families spent a great fall afternoon exploring together at Clark’s Farm in Ellicott City.

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What a busy and fun week here at The Highlandtown Preschool! Many thanks to our parents who put together an amazing Halloween party in the morning for all of our students. And we loved learning about the Mexican traditions surrounding el Día de Muertos, including a visit to our friends at Vargas Bakery to taste their…

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We’re so excited to welcome Ms. Vivian Gross as a staff member here at The Highlandtown Preschool. Ms. Vivian will be serving as our lead afternoon teacher, coming in at noon each day and seeing our young people all the way through until the final pick-up. Be sure to check out her background on the…

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We were glad to join with dozens of other schools (public and private, preschool through high school) for the annual school fair organized by the Downtown Baltimore Family Alliance. It was great to meet fellow educators and to spread the word about our community-focused and nature-based school here in Southeast Baltimore.

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