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Head Start and Pre-School

Rugby Early Learning Center Phone: 701-776-5721


Dr. Mike McNeff, Superintendent

Dr. Mike McNeff Superintendent mike.mcneff@k12.nd.us Office: 776-5201

Mr. Gullickson, Elementary Principal

Mr. Jason Gullickson Elementary Principal jason.gullickson@k12.nd.us                  Office: 776-5757

Brenda Olson, Headstart Techer

Brenda Olson Head Start & Prek Site Supervisor brenda.olson@k12.nd.us

Deb Mattern, Preschool Teacher

Deb Mattern Preschool Teacher deb.mattern@k12.nd.u

Jennifer Suko, Preschool teacher

Jennifer Suko 
   Preschool Teacher

Katherine Schmitt, classroom assistant

Katherine Schmitt
Classroom Assistant

Classroom Assistant
Njony Walton
Classroom Assistant
Support Staff
Jeaneen Boucher
Support Staff
Support Staff
Sandi Schlosser
Support Staff


2017-2018 Timeline:

February 1, 2018 – Begin accepting applications
April 13, 2018 – Applications due
April 20, 2018 – Screening dates
May 4, 2018 – Screening dates

Applications can be returned to Rugby High School, Ely Elementary and the Rugby Early Learning Center.

Daily Schedule:

8:15 Doors Open

8:30  Day Begins: Manipulatives and Books

8:40 Opening Circle

8:45 Breakfast

9:00 Morning Circle

9:15 Play Plans/Centers

10:30 Small Groups

11:00 Outside/Gross Motor

11:30 Lunch

12:00 Music and Movement

12:30 Afternoon Circle

1:00 Rest Time

2:20 Snack Time

2:45 Closing Circle

3:00 Home (Pick up time)


Application Form Download

Preschool I Can Statements