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Sonbeam Day School

Quality Education with a Christian Focus

The Sonbeam Day School preschool program is part of an outreach service and ministry of Emory Baptist Church.  We want to provide each child with a positive educational beginning through quality Christian education and care in a safe, happy learning environment.  Our desire is to provide creative learning and sharing experiences, which will help each child develop spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, physically, and socially.

We believe a Christian education is an important part of a child’s development.  It is far easier to instill Christian family values if the messages they receive at home and in church are reinforced at preschool.  Our smaller classes ensure that teachers can devote more time to each student and focus on individual needs.  We utilize a combination of the Texas Baptist Weekday and A Beka Christian-based curricula.

Our program serves children who are three and four years of age (as of September 1 of the current school year).  Classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Our school opens the last Tuesday of August.   We follow closely the Rains ISD school calendar for holidays and early release days. 

Tuition of $150.00 is due the first day of each school month thereafter.

Discounts are available for immediate families with more than one child in attendance.  Limited scholarships are available.

If you have questions about current enrollment possibilities or about our program, please contact Melissa Evans at 903-473-3357 or Melissa.Evans@emorybaptist.org.  Further information and enrollment forms are available on the Sonbeam link at www.emorybaptist.org.

If you would like to serve as a substitute teacher or volunteer at Sonbeam Day School, please indicate your areas of interest and which days of the week would be best for you. Whatever time you have to share with us will be a blessing for both the students and you. Thank you in advance for your time.


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When are you available to substitute or volunteer?
Please select all the areas with which you would like to help:
Substitute Teacher
Reading a Story
Lunch time
Art Projects
Field Trips
Special Celebrations
Comments or Questions:


Preschool program for 3- and 4-year-olds*

 (*Children must be 3 or 4 by September 1 of current school year)

Classes meet Tuesdays & Thursdays  from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

           View a copy of the daily schedule:

                    3 Year Old Classes

                    4 Year Old Classes

Applications For Enrollment are available online and in the Emory Baptist Church Office and Sonbeam Office.


2010-2011 School Calendar

Attn: Parents
Parents play an important role at Sonbeam Day School and so we need each parent to read the Sonbeam Day School Student Handbook and sign and return the Parents' Pledge of Acceptance to abide by the requirements and rules as stated.

Contact Information:
Sonbeam Day School
Emory Baptist Church        
P.O. Box 248
Emory, TX 75440
Church Phone:  (903) 473-3357
Church Fax:  (903) 473-3932
You will find a copy of the Sonbeam Day School staff handbook here.

"Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it."  Proverbs 22:6 NIV

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