Preschool celebrates anniversary


Peachtree City United Methodist Church invites the commiunity to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its preschool program with a dinner and open house on Tuesday, March 16.

Festivities will begin with a spaghetti dinner at 5:30 p.m. in the PTCUMC multipurpose room. Class photos from all 25 years will be shown during the dinner and current students will sing.

Dinner is $5 per person, $3 for children under 12, with a $20 maximum per family. Call the church, 770-487-6499, ext. 248, for reservations.

From 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. the school will hold an open house in the classrooms on the first floor. There is no charge for the open house.

The celebration will be held in the PTCUMC Children and Youth Center at 400 Windgate Road.

In September, 1984 the school began with three teachers and four classes with a total of 43 three- and four-year-old children. Over the years the program steadily increased in size and scope.

In 2003-04 a kindergarten program was added with 15 children, giving the school a total of 10 classes and 130 students. The PTCUMC Preschool first became recognized as a Program of Excellence by the United Methodist Preschool Association of the North Georgia Conference in 1996. The PTCUMC Preschool has maintained the same high quality of programming in the years that followed, achieving recertification in 1998, 2001, 2005 and 2008.

For further information, contact PTCUMC at 770-487-6499 or see the church website at