1700 West Cortland Street, Suite 101
Chicago, IL 60622

​    ​​​The Nicholson School


Enrichment Programs 

The Nicholson School is pleased to offer a variety of enrichment programs for current and new students. Please email administration@nicholsonschool.org for full details

​​​​Winter Enrichment for New Students: 

Come Play With Me! (Toddler/Caregiver Program)
This is an exciting, interactive program for toddlers and their caregivers. Children are free to explore our rich classroom environment, discovering the joy of learning through playing and interacting with others. Each week Ms. Micah and Ms. Meg intentionally set out materials with the unique developmental needs of toddlers in mind. Every class concludes with songs and group story time. 

Day and Time:
Thursdays, 11:15am -12:00pm. (Children must be accompanied by caregiver.)
Class Dates and Fees:  
January 17, 24, 31 

February 7, 14, (no class the 21st), 28 

March 7 and 14

​FOR MORE INFORMATION and to Register for the Winter 2019 Session please contact:
Email:  administration@nicholsonschool.org
​Phone:  312-493-6044

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Is your child beginning kindergarten in fall, 2019? If so, join Ms. Angela and Ms. Maria (two former CPS Kindergarten teachers) for a fun, natural way to help get your child ready. 

Over the course of six weeks, your young, pre-kindergarteners will participate in a variety of activities including early mathematical skills, pre-reading skills, phonemic awareness, following 2-3 step directions, social emotional support and coping strategies to help prepare them for their transition to a new, BIG school! We hope you’ll join in on the fun, make new friends and build community with other almost kindergartners! 

Day and Time​​:
Thursdays, 1:00pm -2:00pm

Class Dates and Fees​​:
January 10, 17, 24, 31

​​February 7, 14

Cost - $350.00 

​FOR MORE INFORMATION and to Register for the Winter 2019 Session please contact:
Email:  administration@nicholsonschool.org
​Phone:  312-493-6044​

Young Learners: The Nicholson School Summer Camp 

This summer we’re offering 6 exciting weeks of summer camp! 

Week 1 (June 18, 19, 20) Yureka Yoga (3-5 years old):  

Ms. Maria and Ms. Bianca will teach yoga through a playful class inspired by animals, nature, and stories to improve children’s overall mental, emotional, and physical health.  Your child will learn classic Hatha Poses, partner poses, yoga games, breath awareness, guided relaxation, and mindfulness practices.

Week 2 (June 25, 26, 27) Spanish:

Ms. Bianca and Ms. Micah will lead the children in an engaging class designed to expose your child to Spanish language and culture through natural play, stories, songs, movement, and art. Classes will be led in English with directions, songs, and stories delivered in Spanish.

Week 3 (July 9, 10, 11) Science:

Ms. Micah and Ms. Brittany will lead the children in scientific exploration through indoor and outdoor discoveries.  The class will explore earth science through natural, sensorial materials, hands on experiments, books and songs.

Week 4 (July 16,17, 18) Music:   

Ms. Micah and Ms. Brittany  will lead the children in a fun filled week of music exploration.  The children will sing, dance, explore rhythmic patterns and work with a variety of instruments.

Week 5 (July 23, 24, 25) Reader’s Theatre:

Ms. Micah and Ms. Brittany will lead the class in reading stories then acting them out.  Each day’s activities will be grounded in the stories the children are reading. This wonderful week of reading and bringing stories to life will help your child strengthen his/ her pre-reading skills.

Week 6 (July 30, 31 August 1) Step Up to Kindergarten (Only for children entering K in fall 2019):

Ms. Angela and Ms. Maria, both former CPS kindergarten teachers, know the kindergarten classroom well. They will lead the children in natural math, and reading activities. Your child will also have the opportunity to continue important social skill development. The class is designed to help ease your child’s transition to their new, kindergarten classroom just weeks before the start of the school year.

Days & Times for all Sessions​​:

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8:30-11:30am

Per Week Tuition​​: $300.00. Children may be signed up for one or all six sessions.