Mrs. Stephanie Rachels



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Mrs. Stephanie Rachels

Welcome to South Smithfield's Preschool Page!  I am Stephanie Rachels, teacher in the Separate Setting Preschool Class. This year we will have three Instructional Assistants: Terri, Bethel and Crystal.  Together we will work to make sure that your child is safe, loved and a foundation for a love of school is set.

This is my 5th year at South Smithfield Elementary School and 12 years teaching children with Special Needs.  I obtained my Bachelors Degree at the University of Central Florida and obtained my Birth-Kindergarten License at East Carolina University.  I have been married for 21 years and we have two sons, Mason who is a United States Marine (OOOOOh Rah!) and Logan who is 13 and loves to fish and play baseball. So, I spend my spare time fishing,watching baseball, and reading A LOT! :)  

We look forward to a wonderful Preschool Year!


  • Preschool Schedule 2017-2018

    8:00- Bus Arrival  

    8:30- Car rider drop-off

    8:30-9:00 Breakfast/Self-help Routines/Table Toys/Sensory Walk

    9:00-9:15  Morning Meeting  

    9:15-9:25  Yoga/ Brian Dance

                Transition to Outside

    9:30-10:00 Outside/Gross Motor

                Transition to Class

    10:00-10:15 Self-Help Routines

    10:15-10:25  Social Skills

    10:30-11:00  Centers

    11:00-11:30   Lunch

    11:30-12:00  Centers

    12:00-12:15 Story-time

    12:15-2:00  Rest-time

    2:00-2:30 Bathroom/Outside

    2:30-2:50  Snack


    2:50-3:20  Centers

    3:20-3:30   End of the Day Reflection

    3:30-         Car Rider Dismissal

    3:45-         Bus Dismissal

    Daily: Technology

    2 days a week: Food exploration

    Fridays: STEM Activity

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