LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
What: Construction work for a new pre-school building will begin with a Groundbreaking Ceremony on February 23 in which forty-four pre-schoolers, dressed in hard hats, will perform songs at the site of their new school.
The initiative is part of an expansion of the St. James' Pre-school, previously housed in a neighboring facility. The new building, due to open in September 2012, will be built on a 11,000 square foot parking lot, donated by St James' Church. It will comprise landscaped grounds, four classrooms, library, art activities room, teacher's lounge, multi-purpose room, Director's Office, and a capacity for 60 pre-school students. It will be directly adjacent to the main St. James' Episcopal School, and the extra space will not only accommodate more pre-schoolers, but also a new Junior Kindergarten program.
Who: Forty-four photogenic pre-schoolers; newly appointed head of school, Debbi David; Director of the pre-school, Katarina Matolek; Father Paul Kowalewski, Rector of St. James' Church; and members of the school and church community.
Photo and Video Opportunities:
9:00-9:15am: School bus arrives with preschool children wearing hardhats and construction vests.
9:20am: Welcome by Debbi David, Father Paul blesses preschool site, performance by preschool children.
9:40am: Removal of a tarp to reveal of a painting of the pre-school on the asphalt.
When: Thursday, February 23, 2012. 9am to 10am.
Where: Gramercy Place Building Site, 1/2 Block North of Wilshire, 1 block West of St. James School, which is at 625 S. St. Andrews Place, CA 90005.
SOURCE St. James’ School