Primrose School of St. Charles at Heritage Grand Opening Celebration!
ST. LOUIS (June 14, 2018) – A local business owner is making a big investment in the community—providing 35 new jobs and more than $5 million in project costs to the economy. By opening the new Primrose School of St. Charles at Heritage, local Franchise Owner Jamie Ovlia is poised to make an impact on the lives of St. Charles County children for years to come.
The school, which officially opened to students on June 4, will host a grand opening celebration Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The grand opening will feature family-friendly activities, including a scavenger hunt, face painting, a visit from Primrose Friend Percy® the Rooster, a children’s obstacle course, a juggler, a balloon artist and story time with friends from the St. Charles County Library. Families will be able to participate in an activity hosted by the Soccer Shots on the school’s recreational field. The Central County Fire Department will also be at the event with a fire truck to perform safety demonstrations with the children. Refreshments from Fresh Thyme will be served, and raffles will be held during the event for St. Louis Cardinals baseball tickets, a summer prize pack, a membership to the St. Louis Zoo and a family game night basket. The 12,000-square-foot school will also be open for families and children to tour. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. to celebrate the opening of the school.
“We want our school to provide parents with peace of mind, knowing their children are safe and well-cared for every day,” said Jamie Ovlia, Franchise Owner of Primrose School of St. Charles at Heritage. “St. Charles families deserve the high-quality early education and care that Primrose Schools offers, and we are thrilled to be bringing the loving and warm Primrose environment to our community.”
Primrose School of St. Charles at Heritage features 11 classrooms and 20,000 square feet of outdoor play area for its five secure, age-appropriate playgrounds. The school also features a Primrose Patch for gardening and nature study activities and a recreational field for early sports learning activities. Inside the school, one room acts as a FEMA-rated storm shelter to be used in the event of severe weather. Through school programs for children 6 weeks to 5 years old, the school will serve more than 170 local children and their families. For children up to age 12, Primrose School of St. Charles at Heritage offers the Primrose Explorer Program for before- and after-school care. The Primrose Summer Adventure Club is also offered at this location for summer learning and activities for children up to age 10.
Balanced Learning® Approach
The school offers the Primrose-exclusive Balanced Learning approach, which blends purposeful play with nurturing guidance from teachers to encourage curiosity, creativity, confidence and compassion in children 6 weeks to 6 years old. Additionally, the new school utilizes the Primrose Schools Safe School Plan, a comprehensive guide outlining safety measures so all staff members are prepared to manage potential emergency situations.
Primrose School of St. Charles at Heritage is located on the corner of South St. Peters Parkway and Heritage Crossing at 1001 Heritage Crossing. To inquire about enrollment or employment opportunities, please call (636) 317-6200 or visit www.PrimroseStCharles.com.
About Primrose Schools®
Primrose Schools is the leader in providing premier early education and care to children and families in the United States. Founded in 1982, there are more than 375 Primrose schools in 29 states today. Each school is independently owned and operated by Franchise Owners who partner with parents to help children build the right foundation for future learning and life. Primrose believes who children become is as important as what they know. The Primrose-exclusive Balanced Learning® approach is created from the best early education wisdom and balances purposeful play with nurturing guidance from teachers to encourage curiosity, creativity, confidence and compassion. For more information, visit www.PrimroseSchools.com
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