Latest News in Preschool

Topic: State Standards and Developmentally Appropriate Practice at Calvary Chapel Christian
Preschool in Las Vegas

Dear Parents and Friends,

With the emergence of Common Core Standards for Preschool Education, the Preschool group
at Calvary Chapel Christian Preschool had a dilemma to resolve. Nevada created Nevada Ready,
to define the components of high-quality pre-k programs and attached the availability of
prospective grant funds to the program. As proponents of developmentally appropriate, play-
based learning for preschoolers, we needed to weave in Nevada’s standards in a manner that
we believe is appropriate for our 3, 4, and pre-kindergarten 5-year old children.

Rest assured, we have developed a curriculum and daily activities plan that maintains our
desire for a developmentally appropriate Preschool program for our children while still
integrating Nevada’s Pre-K Content Standards.

At Calvary Chapel Christian Preschool, your child will be intrigued by our tabletop sensory
experiences, actively engaged in singing, rhyming, listening, music and movement during
morning circle, and will have opportunities each day for creative expression, outdoor play,
language development, and social-emotional learning. Our science curriculum starts with the
Nature of Science in the fall which is all about the outdoor world around us. We’ll be going on
nature walks and bringing our “treasures” inside for our nature table. Religious studies focus on
establishing a positive connection with God through songs, stories, games, and crafts. Children
also have “stations” around the room to engage in art, reading, science, building, homelife, and

Calvary Chapel Christian Preschool is Family! Welcome!


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2016 Nevada HS Musical Theater Awards

CCCS is proud to announce two of our Seniors have been nominated to perform at this year’s Nevada High School Musical Theater Awards. Deacon Denton and Mariah Martin will be competing to represent Nevada in the National High School Musical Theater Awards in New York City! Please come out and support our students on this momentous occasion May 29, 2016. Tickets are available through the Smith Center.


First Friday Interview: Christian Education

On the first Friday of each month, Pastor Derek Neider and Brandon Kagel of Calvary Chapel Spring Valley do a special segment for the Rise Up radio show. On April 1, CCCS Superintendent, Pastor Rick Martin, was welcomed on the show to discuss the topic of Christian Education. Make sure to watch the video and check out the link below for more information!

Rise Up Radio Website

Connect Launches This Week!


Calvary Chapel Christian School is excited to present “Connect”:

“Connect is CCCS Parent Partnership organization that exists to connect parents through events and fundraisers to provide our school with the social and financial opportunities our great kids deserve. We invite and encourage all to participate.  Our goal is to sponsor events that bless the entire CCCS community.”

At CCCS, we are ecstatic about “Connect”because we believe it will cultivate an elevated sense of unity among our students and their families as well as help create an enhanced atmosphere of hospitality in our school! If you are interested in learning more, please join us for our first meeting on Wednesday, January 27th, at 8:30 AM in the HS Conference Room. For further information, visit the CCCS Connect page on our website or contact Natalie Clause and Sheryl Sims via