SGPS Closed on Wednesday, March 15, 2017

March 15th, 2017

Spring Garden Preschool will be closed on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 due to cold/snowy conditions. Upadate from earlier post.

SGPS Snow Schedule for Wednesday, March 15, 2017

March 14th, 2017

Spring Garden Preschool will open at 9:30 am on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 due to cold weather conditions. There will be no Early Stay Program!!!!!

No Pack Lunch Change – March 7 to March 8, 2017

March 7th, 2017

Due to a conflict in scheduling, the Burger King Chicken Nugget No Pack has been changed from Tuesday, March 7th to Wednesday, March 8th, 2017. Sorry for any inconvenience.

SGPS Early Dismissal on Wednesday, March 1, 2017

March 1st, 2017

Spring Garden Preschool will open at 7:30 am on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. SGPS will be closing at 1:00 pm. There will be no afternoon care provided today. More alerts may follow if weather conditions change.

Preschool Office

SGPS Director Job Posting

February 26th, 2017

Our Preschool Director will be retiring at the end May 2017 and our Board of Directors are seeking a replacement.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of young children?

SGPS, a ministry of SSUMC, is currently seeking a qualified part-time Director for a year-round program. SGPS provides an enriching, caring, and safe environment where children blossom.

The Director’s responsibilities include over-seeing programs, supervising staff and managing daily operations.

A degree in Early Childhood Education and administrative experience is preferred.

Please submit resume and letter of interest to SSUMC, 300 West Valley Drive, Bristol, VA 24201, Attention: Tracy Griffith or email

SGPS Summer and Fall 2017 Registration Reminder

February 26th, 2017

Spring Garden Preschool will open registration for both Summer and Fall to the public beginning March 1, 2017. Our Summer Program will start on Thursday, June 1st and will be in session for 8 weeks; ending on Friday, July 21st.

The Preschool will be closed for our Summer Break from July 24th through August 4th. We will re-open for our Fall Session on Monday, August 7th on a regular schedule; including early morning (7:30am opening) and extended afternoon services (1:00pm – 4:00pm).

Currently enrolled children should have their registration forms returned to the Preschool Office by Tuesday, February 28th to reserve a spot for Summer and/or Fall 2017.

Important Dates – March 2017

February 26th, 2017

March 2nd – Read Across America/Dr. Seuss’s Birthday
March 12th – Daylight Savings Time Begins
March 15th – Scholastic Book Order Due
March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and Leprechaun Visit
March 21st – SGPS will participate in the Virginia Statewide Emergency Preparedness Drill
March 22nd – Farmer Larry Visit beginning at 10:00 am

No Pack Lunches – March 2017

February 26th, 2017

March 7 – Tuesday – Burger King Chicken Nuggets
March 17 – Friday – Little Caesar’s Pizza
March 23 – Thursday – Taco Bell Soft Shell Tacos
March 29 – Wednesday – Hardee’s Ham & Cheese Sandwiches

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

February 26th, 2017

To honor Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2nd, Spring Garden will be celebrating “Read Across America Day” with special readings and a special treat!!

March 2017 Birthdays

February 26th, 2017

Alex 3/1
Dr. Seuss 3/2
Madison 3/5
Amelia 3/10
Levi 3/13
Parker 3/16
Annleigh 3/19
Finn 3/21
Charlotte H. 3/23
Michael 3/31