Columbia Elementary School District

Whole Child Development

Whole Child Developmenttitle

An illustration of a baby lionWelcome to Lion Cubs Preschool where we provide a safe, nurturing, and educational environment to address the needs of the whole child, allowing them to experience a sense of worth and a joy of learning. Our loving, qualified teachers provide age-appropriate activities in all areas of development, including social, emotional, physical, and cognitive. Our curriculum includes language, math, reading, science/cooking, and creative activities. Our program serves children ages two to five. Our preschool is on the Columbia Elementary School campus, which is a real advantage in preparing your child for kindergarten.
You are not required to live in the Columbia School District to enroll your child.
Please take a look at our online handbook for further information. Or come by and visit our great preschool—we would love to meet you and your child.
Registration packets can be picked up at the district office located at 10140 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, Calif. 96003. You can also call us by phone at 530-223-1915.
We offer a variety of options for families (see enrollment packet). We are contracted to take subsidized childcare through Shasta County Office of Education. If you think you might qualify, please contact Shelley for more information. (Shelley 530-223-4070 ext 315 or email at
To enroll, please fill out the Enrollment Packet and return them to Columbia Lion Cubs Preschool at 10142 Old Oregon Trail, Redding. If we have an opening, a $50 registration fee will guarantee your spot. Your child will need proof of immunizations and a Well Child Doctor Visit within the past year. A child may not start without these documents.
Please read the handbook. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to call.
Shelley Anstine
We love our Preschool Staff!

We love our Preschool Staff!

Jamie Heywood
Kusandra Cortinas
Andy Lindner
Rosalyn Duran
Jenneth Heflin
Miss Leslie

Miss Leslie

Leslie Knecht
Alyssa Gibbs
Marcia Siders
Ana Slepicka
Julie Traugott
Miss Melissa

Miss Melissa

Melissa LaBrash