In house registration until February 28.  March 2nd -Registration open to public.    Call 706-245-7499 for more information

Meet our preschool staff
Claire Clark Harrison – Director
Claire comes to Joyful Noise after serving for many years in public education. She holds a B.S. degree from North Georgia College and University and a Master’s in Education from Troy University. Before entering public education she helped to start and direct the preschool at Sugar Hill UMC in Buford, Ga. Claire is excited and blessed to be a part of the Joyful Noise Preschool staff.
Candy Smith
Teacher for 4-year-olds
Miss Candy is an excellent preschool teacher with over 10 years of experience in the classroom. She has a certificate in Early Childhood Development from Athens Technical College. Her joy for teaching is obvious in all she does and her students are well-prepared for the challenges they will encounter in kindergarten.
Beth Wills
Teacher for  3 year olds
Miss Beth teaches our 5 day 3 year olds with bubbly enthusiasm. She holds a certificate in Early Childhood Development and Care from Athens Technical College and has 5 years of classroom experience. Beth’s kind and gentle nature makes her a great teacher and her love for children is evident in all she does.
Shanna Minish
Teacher for 3-year-olds
Miss Shanna is our 3 day 3 year old teacher. She previously taught our 2 year olds. Shanna is involved in Children’s Ministry in her home church. She has an intuitiveness in teaching children and seems to automatically know what they need. Shanna has a Nursing Degree from Athens Technical College and is also our resident preschool nurse.
Allison Baskins
Teacher for 2 year olds
Miss Allison comes to us from North Carolina where she taught 3 year olds for 5 years. Allison is very loving and patient as she teaches her young students all about learning to share with others, loving Jesus, and being a part of a school setting. We are excited to have Miss Allison as part of our staff.
Michelle Anderson                                                                                   
Teaching Assistant

Miss Michelle has shared her natural ability to work with children and her strong leadership skills with us since the Joyful Noise began. She is an integral part of our school and adds lots of joy to the lives of both students and staff. Miss Michelle is always willing to do what it takes “to get the job done”.
Monica Bolden
Teaching Assistant

Joyful Noise Christian Preschool

A ministry of Royston First United Methodist Church

Our mission: To make disciples of Jesus Christ by stimulating children’s physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and intellectual development in a positive Christian environment.

We have classes for 2, 3, and 4-year olds, plus a twice-a-week Mom’s Morning Out program for children as young as a 1-year old.

  • Two-year-olds attend Tuesday and Thursday or Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m.-noon (cost: $75 per month, plus a $65. yearly registration fee.
    • Two year olds may opt to attend Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. –noon (cost: $130 per month, plus a $65 yearly registration fee)
  • Three-year-olds attend Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m.-noon (cost: $105 per month, plus a $65 yearly registration fee)
    • We also offer a 5 day three year old class (cost: $130 per month, plus a $65 yearly registration fee)
  • Four-year-olds attend Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-noon (cost: $130 per month, plus $65 yearly registration fee)

Mom’s Morning Out for ages 6 months to 2 years —A great break for Mom! Open Monday – Thursday. Students are limited to 2 days per week.

One Day/Week $25/month             Two Days/Week $50/month

More than one child of preschool age?
Ask about our 10% “siblings discount!”

Four Year old 100 day!

Sleepy Bear Day for two year olds!

Christmas Book Exchange for 3 year olds!