Sonshine Preschool


Sonshine Preschool is comprised of Christian teachers who strive to provide an extension to families where children can learn and grow in a loving, safe, and grace-centered environment.  Our primary goal is to guide children in experiencing the love of Jesus, and to in turn share that love with others.  Sonshine Preschool uses a biblical worldview curriculum that stimulates physical, mental, and social academic development.  Research shows that early childhood is the most important time of development in the life of a child and the foundation of everyday skills prepares a child for future academic success.

Sonshine Preschool 2017-2018 Registration begins March 1st for returning families and families attending GFBC.                      The Registration Form 2017-18 is available at the Information Center and in the church office from 8:30am-4:30pm if you are not able to download one from this site. Thanks to the many families that share the love of our preschool, we have more than enough interest in opening up Mondays as a class attendance day, along with our previous Tuesday through Thursday schedule. Mondays will be a smaller class size as we will cap it at 14 students for that day. We are still be able to offer the flexibility of families being able to choose how many and what days they would like their child to attend at a very comparatively low tuition rate.  

Sonshine Preschool Open Enrollment will begin April 1st for new families.

Here is our Introductory Letter for families interested in applying for our preschool.

The Sonshine Brochure 2017-18 will let you know our hours of operation and tuition rates.

Before applying, we ask that you read through our Parent Handbook 2016-17 to familiarize yourself with our school’s policies and procedures.  It is a very helpful resource that will answer many questions that you might have about how we run things at Sonshine.  Included in the handbook you will also find our Statement of Faith as well as Health and Safety Guidelines.

Upon reading the Parent Handbook and asking the Director any questions you might have, we ask you to sign our Parent Handbook Agreement .

Once the Registration Form 2017-18 is completely filled out and turned in with the Parent Handbook Agreement, the $65 Non-Refundable  Registration Fee and a current picture of your child, we will notify you if your child has been accepted into Sonshine Preschool, and what days are open for them to attend.

The current Director is Brenda Crosby.  She would love to talk with you about our preschool and give you a tour of the facilities.  Her phone number is 503-922-2857.  Feel free to email her at


The links below give information for parents that have their kids registered this current school year.

In the  2016-2017 Welcome Letter, you will find all of the details that you need to know to be prepared for the first week of school.

The Monthly Newsletter gives parents information about what to expect for the upcoming month.  We also include a calendar that shows which children have their Show and Tell Day that month.

September Calendar & Newsletter

October Calendar and Newsletter

2016-17 Master Calendar

My Father’s Heart Flyer

We are so very excited to be partnering this year with The Father’s Heart in Oregon City. We have discovered a great opportunity for your children to be thinking of others’ needs and helping out in a tangible way. During the last week of each month we will be asking for donations and putting together 90 sack lunches for their ministry.  The kids will enjoy putting all of the items in a lunch bag throughout that week as well as coloring and painting pictures for them. What a great way to show the students that there are many other children out there that do not automatically have a lunch provided for them every day when they are home. We will also be working as a team with Paideia as the older students assemble the sandwiches and write kind notes for the lunch sacks.

2017-2018 Job Posting:  Do you love kids and have a passion for watching them grow and learn? Sonshine Preschool is looking for a co-teacher for the  2017-18 school year for Mondays 8:30am-1pm with possible subbing options other days.  Requirement: Previous experience as a sub, teacher or assistant.   Click on this link for the Employment Application 2016.  Please call the Director to set up an interview, to come tour the school and to turn in your application.  Above you have seen information pertaining to students and parents, but it can also be helpful to read through as a potential employee to give you an idea of how we run our preschool.









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