Why Breakthrough Magnet South Pre-K?


  • NAEYC accredited

  • 2 or more adults in every classroom

  • Character education theme

  • Hands-on learning

  • Field trips and Hartford Performs in-school programs

  • Gardening & cooking

  • Art, music & physical education

  • Community service projects

  • Full-day PreK4 program

  • PreK3 extended day/aftercare building-based, open until 6 pm.

  • Before care 7:15-8:30 am

  • Transportation reimbursement for suburban families

PreK Staff

Ms. Eggie Jovaisa, PreK3/4 Teacher (Room 107)

Ms. Nicole Kurtz, PreK3/4 teacher (Room 109)

Mrs. Linda Birden, PreK3/4 CDA (Room 111)

Mrs. Ankita Shah, PreK3/4 CDA (Room 111)


Mrs. Mary Beth Duggan - Special Education Teacher

Ms. Debbie Beach - Classroom support

Mrs. Theresa Thompson- Classroom support

PreK3 school day is from 8:40 am - 12:40 pm. We offer extended care through OPMAD from 12:40 pm - 3:50 pm. Please use attached application to register for that.

PreK4 school day is from 8:40 am - 3:50 pm.

OPMAD offers before-care from 7:15 - 8:30 am and after-care from 3:50 - 6:00 pm. The application to register is also attached, and they are also available in the main office.

SAVE THE DATE: Monday, August 22 - New PreK family orientation from 10-11 am (In person)

Dress Code:

Cobalt blue or white collared shirt with logo

Black, navy or khaki bottoms (leggings and sweatpants are acceptable for easy access for potty)

Pre-Kindergarten Supply List

  • Bookbag (labeled)

  • Extra clothes socks & shoes (in a small plastic shoe box)

  • Extra Masks

  • Individual Hand Sanitizer

  • 2 Folders

  • Water Bottle (labeled)

  • Daily Snack (nut free)

  • Large ziplock storage bag (ocean state job lot, walmart, target) to store a naptime blanket and small travel size pillow for second year PreK4 students and PreK3 students who will join the after care program

We would like to ask that each student have a pencil box that includes the following items:

  • 2 Glue Sticks

  • Crayons (jumbo)

  • Markers

  • Colored Pencils

  • Pencils (jumbo)

  • 2 Dry Erase Markers

  • Scissors

Suggested Donations For The Classroom:

  • Paper Towels

  • Tissues

  • Community Snack (nut free) (Some Ideas: Goldfish, Cheez-Its, Bananas, Apples)

  • Hand Soap

  • Hand Sanitizer