Primrose confidential

Written by Karen Long | Photography by Visual Fusion Photographics

In just two months, Primrose School opens its second location on the west side. To give new students the inside scoop on life at Primrose, owner Anjana Bhakta went straight to the real experts. From the best subjects and teachers to favorite puppets and meals straight talk from current Primrose students.

Sean Lager, Age 3

Q: What is your favorite thing to do at Primrose School?
A: I like to build big towers and swimming pools.

Alexandria Stiles, Age 5

Q: What is your favorite lunch?
A: The tortillas but not the hummus.
Q: Who are your favorite teachers?
A: Ms. Ramsey and Ms.Deal.
Q: Why are they your favorite?
A: Ms. Ramsey has blond hair like me, and Ms. Deal has red hair, and that is my favorite color.

Shatel De La Rosa, Age 3

Q: Who is your favorite puppet?
A: Megy, I like to dance with her!
Q: What does Megy teach you?
A: She can't talk. [Rolls eyes at interviewer, like, duh.]

Hunter Klaus, Age 4

Q: What would you like to say to the new children starting at the Primrose School on the west side?
A: That they get to learn about fishies and being nice to other people.

Calliope Magouirk, Age 5

Q: What is your favorite subject?
A: Ducks.
Q: What do you learn about in school?
A: Making healthy treats and daytime and nighttime.
Q: What is your favorite toy?
A: Legos, because I like to build a deck.

Estella Hill, Age 3

Q: What is your favorite thing to do at Primrose?
A: Garden.
Q: What do you plant?
A: Flowers for mommy.
Q: What are you learning about?
A: Bears.
Q: Who is your favorite puppet?
A: Billy because he is my music helper.

Whitley Wilscam, Age 5

Q: What is your favorite subject?
A: Weighing [he was in the middle of a math lesson on weighing] and playing outside.

Sreha Kamineni, Age 4

Q: What is your favorite subject?
A: Dramatic play.
Q: What advice would you give to the children starting in the new school?
A: To be good and say "hi."

Primrose information

Primrose Schools of Wichita West is currently accepting pre-registration for a May opening. Day care and private preschool are available for ages six weeks to kindergarten, and Summer Camp for school-aged children ages 5-10. Space for both age groups is limited and early registration is encouraged.

Learn more about Summer Camp on March 15 during a parent information meeting at Kumon Math and Reading Center of Wichita West, from 6:00-7:00 P.M. RSVP by emailing

Primrose School of Wichita East
2072 N. 127th St East
Wichita, KS 67206
(316) 807-8622

Primrose School of Wichita West
3033 N. Parkdale Circle
Wichita, KS 67205
(316) 670-0791

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