Little learners: Local preschools to host open houses for 2023-24 school year


Samuel Musson builds a cage for a toy dinosaur at Cougar Cubs Preschool.

HANCOCK COUNTY – It’s already time for parents of Hancock County’s littlest learners to start thinking ahead to a new preschool year.

Registration for the 2023-24 school year will open up at several local preschools in the next few weeks, and there are already some open houses planned to help parents decide the best fit for their child. Events offer an opportunity to tour preschools, meet teachers and ask questions.

Here’s a look at what’s coming up soon. To send information about a preschool registration or open house, email [email protected].

Cougar Cubs Preschool, 1331 N. Blue Road and 700 N. Broadway St., Greenfield

Registration opens Feb. 1 and two open houses are coming up. Cougar Cubs West will host an open house 5-6 p.m. Jan. 25 at 700 N. Broadway St., Greenfield. Cougar Cubs East will host an open house 5-6 p.m. Jan. 26 at 1331 N. Blue Road, Greenfield. The program, through Greenfield-Central Schools, offers both part-time options and extended care. For more, visit, email Alisha Savage at [email protected] or call 317-462-4491.

Faith Lutheran Church Preschool, 200 W. McKenzie Road, Greenfield

Registration opens March 1 and an open house will be 5-7 p.m. March 3. Learn more about the program at or call 317-468-0610.

Greenfield Parks and Recreation Preschool, 280 N. Apple St., Greenfield

An open house is scheduled for 6 pm. Feb. 15 at the Patricia Elmore Center, on the lower level of the community building at Riley Park. For details, visit, email [email protected] or call 317-477-4340.

Little Blessings Preschool at Park Chapel Christian Church, 1176 E. McKenzie Road, Greenfield

Registration opens Feb. 6 and an open house is scheduled for 6-7:30 p.m. March 1. Registration forms are available at or in the church office; email [email protected] or call 317-462-4513 for more information.

Mini-Marauder Preschool at Mt. Vernon Early Learning Academy, 1806 W. Ind. 234, Fortville

Enrollment for current students opens in mid-February, while enrollment to the community opens March 1 and closes May 19. To arrange a tour or ask questions, call 317-485-3100, email [email protected] or call 317-485-3100. For more, visit

St. Michael Catholic School, 515 Jefferson Blvd., Greenfield

Registration is open with an open house scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 29. The program offers two, three and five-day programs. For more, visit, call 317-462-6380 or email [email protected].