Holy Rosary School Pre-K Program

Building a Foundation of Excellence

Holy Rosary School, located in the heart of downtown Edmonds, is an outstanding, diverse Catholic school engaging students in grades Pre-K to 8. In partnership with home and parish, we are here to promote Catholic faith and academic excellence in a loving, caring and positive school environment.

We offer an outstanding, accredited, Catholic program for children ages 4 through 5 in a caring and positive learning environment on a stunning campus in the heart of beautiful downtown Edmonds. Our experienced and caring staff provide your children with a strong foundation of readiness skills for Kindergarten and the years ahead. Multi-sensory approaches are used in the classroom to help provide basic instruction so that all the children are successful in their learning. In supporting children’s critical social-emotional development, we provide an interactive learning program entitled “Second Step.” Along with the core content, our programs include:

  • Religion
  • Spanish
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Library


Pre-K  School Day:DSC_9661
Monday through Friday: 8:15-1:30

Pre-K Extended Care:
Tuesday through Friday: 1:30-3:15

*Note: Families interested in a half day program should discuss this with Mrs. Venable.

Pre-Kindergarten A – Teacher, Mrs. Allison Hruschka

P1030398Mrs. Allison Hruschka is Holy Rosary’s beloved Pre-K teacher, who earned her teaching certificate at Seattle Pacific University. She began her teaching career in the Edmonds School District, where she taught 2nd, 3rd , 4th grades and kindergarten, before finding her home in Holy Rosary’s Pre-K classroom. She is married to a teacher and coach and has four children. When she’s not busy educating, nurturing and entertaining her pre-Kstudents, Mrs. Hrushka loves spending time with her family, reading, running, swimming and practicing yoga.

 Pre-Kindergarten A – Instructional Assistant, Mrs. Denise Sisneros

HR grandp 2015 117Mrs. Denise Sisneros has worked as a teacher’s assistant in Washington and California schools, as well as a classroom volunteer for many years in Pre-K and primary grade classrooms. She earned her B.A. in English at California State Fullerton. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, traveling, and working with young children – especially in Holy Rosary’s Pre-K classroom!


Pre-Kindergarten B – Teacher, Mrs. Janice Isner

Ms. Janice Isner is a true Washingtonian and has lived here her entire life. She received her BA in Early Childhood Development from National University – San Diego and just finished her Masters in Early Childhood Education with a teacher’s certificate from Grand Canyon Univserity – Phoenix. She has taught in Parochial schools – Holy Rosary in West Seattle for nine years and four years at Villa Academy in Seattle. Her career has been teaching preschool and kindergarten students in other schools throughout the Seattle area over a period of fifteen years. Ms. Isner’s passion is teaching young minds by creating an atmosphere where students will engage, explore, discover and have fun while learning.  This is her third year at Holy Rosary and couldn’t be happier!HR grandp 2015 128