Jennifer L. Davis JNNS Director
Office: 673-7353 ext.16
Classroom: 673-4808 ext 22
Is an extension of Children’s Ministry at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. Through positive role modeling, teachers guide children at Joyful Noise to have continued positive self-esteem while building social skills in a group setting. We believe in educating the whole child. While at school, children explore, create and learn through a variety of experiences, which encourage them to be capable individuals. Through play and educational activities, children learn and grow socially, intellectually, emotionally and physically. Children are offered sensory, motor, perceptual and language skill activities where emphasis is process, not product. This fosters self-confidence. Our classroom schedule is designed to balance structure and free choice, as well as active and quiet times.
Joyful Noise welcomes children between the ages of 3 through 5 years of age regardless of the religious affiliation of their parents, their race, color or national origin. A child must be at least three years of age by September 1st of the school year enrolled for the AM class and four years of age by September 1st of the school year enrolled for the PM class. Children turning 3 between Sept 1-30, 2017 may enroll in the AM class at the discretion of the Director. Children turning 4 between Sept 1-30, 2017 may enroll in the PM class at the discretion of the Director. Children must be fully potty trained, immunized, have properly completed health and registration forms prior to registration.
The school offers an educational and creative environment enabling preschoolers to learn through their experiences in a group setting, under the guidance of an experienced teacher. The purpose of the program is to allow the children to develop a positive self-image, to communicate freely and expressively and to develop an enthusiasm for learning and exploration in a loving and accepting environment.
Throughout the program, Christian principles will be applied, and children will be made aware of God working in their daily lives. The school offers each child many opportunities to grow in all areas of development: social, intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual. In learning from their experiences, our goals include helping the children:: gain love and concern for others, self-confidence, trust, recognition and acceptance of themselves and others, grow in their relationship with Christ.
Joyful Noise Nursery School was founded in 1986, as an extension of the Children’s Ministries of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. The program is licensed by the California State Department of Social Services, following the regulations thereof, as well as the policies set forth by the school’s Executive Committee. Joyful Noise is a non-profit program welcoming children between the ages of 3 and 5 years of age, regardless of the religious affiliation of their families, race, color or national origin.
One day priority registration will be Monday, January 30, 2017 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. All individuals with priority status must submit an application in the church office or on-line to the school director. Applications can be obtained in the church office or from the church website. Priority is as follows: Currently enrolled students, returning families & official St. Andrew members enrolling his/her child and those on the 2016-17 Waiting List as of Sept 7, 2016.
Open registration for the community at large will be Wednesday, February 1, 2017 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and are taken on a first come first-serve basis. All Individuals must submit an application in the church office or on-line to the school director. Applications can be obtained in the church office or from the church website.
A child must be at least three years of age by September 1st of the school year enrolled for the AM class and four years of age by September 1st for the PM class. Children turning 3 between Sept 1-30, 2017 may enroll in the AM class at the discretion of the Director. Children turning 4 between Sept 1-30, 2017 may enroll in the PM class at the discretion of the Director. Once your child's space has been confirmed by the Director, a $50 non-refundable registration fee will be due by March 1st, along with a signed application and contract.
Joyful Noise requires all children entering the program MUST be toilet-trained and have the required immunizations before he/she can be admitted to the program. Health and registration forms are to be completed by August 7th of the year they are beginning school. These forms, most of which are a licensing requirement, provide an informal understanding of the child's physical, social and emotional needs. Information of the forms is confidential. All enrollment forms must be kept current.
Please notify the school if any of your information changes.
Application forms can be downloaded from this website or obtained in the church office during the designated registration period.
Application information will include: Name of child, birth date, parents name, mailing address, phone number, email address, AM or PM class request. Please note whether you are a continuing family, alumni, St. Andrew member, on a current waiting list or are a new family and if you were referred to us by someone.
3 - 4 yrs. T,W,TH 9:00 - 11:30 AM
4 - 5 yrs. T,W,TH 12:30 - 3:00 PM
Tuition is $190.00 per month with a one-time $50 non-refundable registration fee. There is no adjustment or refund for absence, as tuition meets our current operating expenses. Two weeks written notice must be given for withdrawal.
Joyful Noise is in session September through May, and follows the traditional holiday and vacation schedule of the Yuba City Unified School District.
We are licensed through the State of California, Department of Social Services - Community Care Licensing. License #511309258