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A Letter from the Director

January 2022

Happy New Year! CECDS is ready to start our registration for school year 2022-23. All registration may be done through our website  including payment through Square.  Priority Registration for our current students, their siblings, alumni siblings and children, and Christ Church Parish, Kent Island parishioners will begin on December 13, 2021 for the 2022-2023 school year. Please remember that the application fee and down payment are non-refundable. Applications (including application fee) for current students and siblings are due by Friday January 10, 2022 to be considered for this priority registration. After that time, your child will be considered on a first-come first-served basis with all other applicants. In order to qualify for the parishioner discount (5%), the church has established the following guidelines:

    – Must be a faithful parishioner in good standing for at least 3 months.

     -Must be known by the treasurer by contributing to a financial pledge commitment.

 If you meet these qualifications, contact Fr. Mark to supply you with a letter verifying your status. Please return that letter to us along with you registration form and fee. Please note that if you are not a parishioner, you may still receive a 5% discount if you pay the TOTAL tuition before June 1st 2022.

Registration for the general public will open January 12, 2022.

We are offering the following classes for the 2022-23 school year:

     Nursery Classes (3 year olds) –  3 Day Morning-9:15-12:15

     Pre-K Classes      (4 year olds) –   3 Day Morning-9:15-12:15

                                                               3 Day All Day- 9:15-3:15

Enrollment for all classes is on a first-come, first-served basis. Class Offerings may change based on enrollment numbers. Our age eligibility cut-off dates will be as follows:

    3 Day Morning Pre-K and 3 Day Full Day must be 4 by December 31st.

    Nursery must be 3 by September 1st.

* Children who do not meet the September 1st deadline will not be age eligible for Kindergarten and will need an additional year at the Pre-K level.

In person Open Houses are scheduled for January 12th 6:00pm-8:00pm. Snow date is January 19th 6:00pm-8:00pm and February 9th 6:00pm-8:00pm.

Please contact the school for more information at or call 410-643-8248. .

Posted in News from CECDS

A Letter from the Director Aug 24th

Dear Parents,

We all enjoyed meeting you this summer at our Meet and Greets and tours. We are getting ready for the new school year by sprucing up our classrooms and gathering new learning materials. When we met earlier this summer we talked about our commitment to providing a safe and nurturing place for our children. The MSDE has set forth guidelines to respond to the Covid -19 pandemic. We are using layered prevention strategies to protect students, their families, teachers and staff. In line with their guidance CECDS is requiring staff and children to wear masks indoors. Please send your child with extra masks in his/her backpack. We will employ every practice and procedure necessary to ensure the health of our staff and students as well as their families.

Important dates and information to remember:

Parent Orientation is planned for Thursday, September 2nd at 6:30pm in the Sanctuary of Christ Church. This will be an opportunity to review school policy and answer your questions about the program. A mask is required for this evening.
The first day of school for the Pre-K classes is Wednesday, September 8th at 9:15. A parent may join their Pre-K student on the first day for the first hour if it will help your child’s adjustment to the school. The first day of school for the Nursery classes is on Friday, September 10th at 9:30.  It is mandatory for a parent or parent representative to attend the first day with their Nursery student. The first day for Nursery is a short day. Please arrive at 9:30 and plan to stay until 11:15.

More information about the first days of school will be available at the Parent Orientation.

Health Forms and Immunization Records need to be received BEFORE your child attends the first day of school.
Please send your child to school with a full-sized backpack (preferably non-rolling) for carrying communication and art work to and from school.  Please have labeled extra masks in your child’s backpack.

We look forward to restarting our Parent Teacher Organization. Please let me know if you are interested in joining us. Your help is greatly appreciated.I hope you enjoy the rest of the summer vacation. The staff and I look forward to a new adventure with all our new and old friends.


Lisa Oesterling