Randolph College Nursery School

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Randolph College Skill Builder Hoop Camp

Registration is now open for athletic, theatre, and coding summer camps at Randolph College. Camps are available for ages ranging from elementary school to high school. Upcoming athletic camps include: Basketball Randolph College Basketball Boys and Girls Kids Camp June 19-21, open to children entering kindergarten through fifth grade Times: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Cost: $40 Description: Campers will learn fundamental... READ MORE >>

Nursery school to host free program for parents

Nursery School poster

The Randolph College Nursery School will host a presentation by local educator Sandy Slack, “Play to Learn/Learn to Play,” on Thursday, October 27. The free program is intended for parents of young children and will be held in the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. A wine and cheese reception will take place before... READ MORE >>

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Photo from lacrosse camp

Several summer athletic camps are underway this week at Randolph College, and registration remains open for spots in the other camps scheduled later in the summer. Camps are available for ages ranging from elementary school to high school. “Randolph College looks forward to once again sharing our passion for athletics and good sportsmanship with the... READ MORE >>

News & Advance – Randolph College Nursery School piloting new nature-based class for five-year-olds

Teacher Shanna Jackson reads a book about praying mantises to the students of Randolph College Nursery School on Wednesday while in the organic garden on campus at Randolph College. Photo by Jill Nance

Regular nature excursions began this spring for 5-year-olds at Randolph College Nursery School. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph College Nursery School offering new nature-based learning class

Instructor Shanna Jackson helps RCNS students find their gardens using a map.

As a rooster crowed in the distance, Randolph College Nursery School students grabbed small shovels and started digging in the College’s Organic Garden while others fed chickens. Later, the small group tracked the growth of tadpoles in the nearby pond. Right now these are occasional field trips for RCNS students, but soon these kinds of... READ MORE >>

Randolph College Nursery School collecting blankets and toys for Humane Society

Kids playing at the nursery school

In preparation for the upcoming pet show, Jade gently brushed her stuffed hamster’s hair while her friend, Trulie, adjusted the bowtie on her stuffed dog. In another room, their fellow 4-year-old classmate, Henry, worked to adopt a stuffed dog while other children played veterinarian, using stethoscopes and administering vaccines to their pretend pets. This week,... READ MORE >>

Randolph College Nursery School becomes fourth program in the state—and the only from the region—to earn a top rating from the Virginia Star Quality Initiative

Randolph Preschool staff works with kids

The Randolph College Nursery School (RCNS) has become just the fourth program in the state—and the first from the Piedmont region—to earn a top rating from the Virginia Star Quality Initiative (VSQI). The preschool was notified of the rating last week. As part of the 5-star rating, RCNS earned a perfect score in three out... READ MORE >>

Randolph College Nursery School to offer new class for 5-year-olds

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Randolph College will offer a new class for 5-year-olds at its preschool beginning in August. The Randolph College Nursery School (RCNS) is adding the class to provide another option for parents who want their children to have extra preparation before kindergarten. RCNS already offers classes for children beginning at 3 years of age. The 5-year-old... READ MORE >>