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Early Childhood Center

312 W. Main St. 
Adams, MN 55909
(507) 582-3405


‚ÄčLaura Stroup, EC Coordinator

(507)-582-3405 ex. 2

To learn more about Mrs. Laura, click here to view her classroom website!


Registration for 2022-2023 School Year

Play and Learn (3 year olds)

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Registration Form

**Currently Accepting Registration for Next School Year**

School Readiness (4-5 year olds)

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Registration Form

Give us a call at (507)-582-3405 if you wish to register your child or if you have any questions. Financial help is available to families with need.


Play & Learn (3 year old) Preschool

   The Southland School District offers a preschool opportunity for children that are 3 years old. There are two different options for this class. There is a class that meets once a week on Thursday mornings from 8:00-11:00 a.m. The other class meets twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 12:00-3:00 p.m. The class focuses on encouraging sociability, sharing and developing independence.

   There are two requirements for this class: your child must have turned three before starting class and they also must be potty trained. These are put in place to make sure as much learning can take place in the classroom as possible!

Southland School Readiness Preschool (4-5 year old)

   Are you looking for a preschool experience that will help your child get ready for Kindergarten? Southland School Readiness is a preschool that helps children that turns 4 by September 1st to develop the skills and behaviors necessary to be successful in future learning. There is a wide range of activities including fine motor skills, handwriting, letter recognition, socialization, stories, gym activities, songs and pre-academic skills.

   Our classes meet three times a week and run throughout the school year. Classes begin in September and continue to June. Classes are held Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 8:00-11:00 a.m. or 12:00-3:00 p.m. Classes meet at the Early Childhood Center, unless stated otherwise.

Special Events and Field Trips

In addition to preschool classes, area families with preschoolers are invited to participate in special events and field trips throughout the year.  

Early Childhood Screening
Early Childhood Screenings are scheduled twice per year at Southland. This year screenings will happen on Wednesday, September 28th 2022 and Wednesday, February 9th 2023.  A letter will be mailed to families with an appointment time. Children need to be 3 years old or older to complete the screening.  This screening is needed prior to Kindergarten.  
Please call the Early Childhood Center at 507-582-3405 if you have any questions.