St. Clare Catholic School Adds Pre-K Class

St. Clare Catholic School in North Palm Beach has been approved by the state for a Pre-K 4 class for the 2013-14 school year.

The curriculum for the Pre-K 4 students involves: social-emotional, cognitive, language, communication and physical development, and integrates religion, language and literacy skills through rich content in social studies, science, children’s books, songs and poems. In addition, students will be able to explore on the computers and iPads with age-appropriate activities that support learning.

St. Clare School’s Principal Amy Lopez announced that Diana Logsdon will be the new Pre-K 4 teacher. Logsdon is a Palm Beach County native who attended St. Juliana’s Catholic School and Cardinal Newman High School. She is also a graduate of University of Florida, where she earned bachelor’s and master’s degree in elementary education.

Logsdon began her teaching career in Palm Beach County at Rosenwald Elementary School, where she taught first and third grade. In 1996, she earned a master’s degree in early childhood and Montessori education from Barry University and taught Pre-K 3 and 4/Kindergarten at Northboro Elementary School’s Montessori Magnet.

Most recently, Logsdon was the lead teacher in a Montessori VPK/Pre-K 4 classroom, while continuing to coordinate the Montessori program at Eisenhower Elementary School.

For more information, call the St. Clare School office at (561) 622-7171. For information on applying, visit

St. Clare Catholic School is a faith-driven school that does not just teach the Catholic faith, but does its best to live it.

Approximately 400 students are enrolled in grades Pre-K through 8.