Messiah Lutheran Preschool Messiah Lutheran Preschool
13901 Clopper Rd. Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 972-5428
Jesus said, "Let the children come to me and do not hinder them for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these." Mark 10:14

Parent Information

The parents, friends and families of our students are tremendously supportive and vital to the education of the children at Messiah Lutheran Preschool. Below are links and reminders to help you find the information and resources that you need.

Messiah Lutheran Preschool now has an online payment system!

How to Make an Online Payment

Parent Handbook

The parent handbook contains all of Messiah Lutheran Preschool’s policies such as registration, inclement weather, emergency situations, discipline, tuition and health.

Parent Handbook 2021-2022

Messiah Lutheran Preschool has also developed a comprehensive plan for operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is regularly updated as requirements and recommendations change.

Messiah Lutheran Preschool COVID-19 Plan

School Calendar

The Messiah Lutheran Preschool Calendar for 2021 – 2022 contains the plans for the school year. Please note that these plans and activities are subject to change.

2021 – 2022 School Calendar

Messiah Lutheran Preschool Newsletters

The monthly newsletters are sent electronically along with class calendars and church newsletters. They contain seasonal reminders and upcoming events.

Parent Volunteers

Messiah Lutheran Preschool welcomes the help of our parents and families, both in and out of the classroom. Please let your teachers or the preschool office know if you have a particular skill or task in mind. We are required to have a Release of Information Form on file for each person who works or volunteers at school. This form must be notarized.

Release of Information Form

Medication Administration

Messiah Lutheran Preschool is required to have a written order from an authorized health care provider and written permission from a child’s parent or guardian in order to administer any prescription or non-prescription medication to a child (this includes all over the counter medication). Please use the Maryland State Department of Education Medication Authorization Form.

Medication Authorization

Parking and Traffic Flow

Your safety is important to Messiah Lutheran Preschool! Please

  • park in the parking lot when dropping off or picking your child.
  • do NOT park or stop at the curb as this creates a hazard for pedestrians using the crosswalk.
  • ask another parent or staff member if you need assistance.
  • let us know of any safety concerns that you have.
  • follow the flow of traffic as pictured in the first link below.
  • use proper safety seats for your children as detailed in the second link

Parking and Traffic Flow for MLPS

Maryland Child Passenger Safety Law

Scholastic Book Orders

SIGN UP at On the parent page, register by clicking the “Don’t have a user name or password?” link. When prompted, enter the one-time Class Activation Code: H8FYT. This unique code ensures that your order is sent to the preschool.


A daily snack is provided to the children at MLPS. Several times a year, each class is asked to bring in items for our snack cupboard. When it is your class’s turn, please select two items from the list below to bring.

Snack Information and List

Classroom Stories

Messiah Lutheran Preschool has used these stories in the classroom to help children know what to expect during the day and how to solve problems.  Please read them to your children as often as you like!

Links to Articles of Interest

Emergency Preparedness

Messiah Lutheran Preschool has completed an Emergency Preparedness Plan (available in the office). MLPS has semiannual evacuation drills in addition to monthly fire drills. MLPS follows the Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) decisions for closings or delayed openings and early dismissals. Please sign up for emergency notifications from Montgomery County at Alert Montgomery at

Posted on: July 30th, 2021 by Susan Wollman

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