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St. Matthias School Will Add New 1st Grade Classroom

By Mike Fourcher | Wednesday, January 12, 2011

St. Mattias Transfiguration School. Credit: Mike Fourcher.

To make room for the growing student body at St. Matthias Transfiguration Elementary School, 4910 N. Claremont Ave., a new first grade classroom will be added for the 2011-12 school year.

Registration begins in mid-February and names are being taken for waiting lists.

The school has grown by 42 percent in the past six years, said Deb Bukovy, St. Matthias’ Marketing and Admissions Director.

There will also be openings in the two kindergarten classes as the number of students in the each class will increase from 20 in preschool to 25 in Kindergarten, according to Bukovy.

The Roman Catholic school includes classes from preschool to 8th grade. It has 295 students, with room for about thirty more.

The new first-grade classroom will double the number of first graders, from 25 to 50 students.

Although it has already started, registrations are still being accepted for the St. Matthias Enrichment Program for two-year-olds and their caregivers. The classes begin Monday, Jan. 10, and run through March 17. Class topics include Spanish, preschool readiness and music and movement. Details can be found online here.

Interested parents can call the school at (773) 784-0999 or contact Deb Bukovy directly via email.

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  • jimmyruler22

    this school is awesome it has very friendy teachers and staff it atletic club is also fantastic!

    i would recommand going here take it from me i go here

  • jimmyruler22

    im in sixth grade and i just been play basketball for almost a year at first i could’nt play but the couch helped me practice and now im the 5th best player on the team!

    i think and 1st graders would love this loving and caring school!!!!!!!!

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