Primrose Schools®  Franchise Owners Joe and Theresa Thibodeau recently hosted a grand opening event for local families to celebrate the new Primrose School of La Vista on January 25. The celebration included giveaways, face painting, a balloon artist, refreshments, school tours and other children’s activities. La Vista Mayor Douglas Kindig and U.S. Congressman Lee Terry (R-NE) made a special appearance. Local children’s author Marie Callegari was available for a meet-and-greet and book signing of her work, I Am a Wish: The Incredibly True Story of the Dandelion.  Primrose School of La Vista, having officially opened its doors to students on Monday, January 13, is the second Primrose School in Omaha. Plans for a future Primrose School location are underway with more and more families seeking a high quality early childhood education provider.

Founded in 1982, Primrose Schools is the nation’s leader in providing a premier educational child care experience in more than 275 schools in 19 states. Each Primrose is independently owned and operated as a franchise. Primrose is the first early childhood education organization in the country to receive AdvancED Corporation Systems Accreditation under the new Standards for Quality Early Learning Schools. This accreditation ensures all Primrose schools meet the highest quality standards and shows they are continually improving student learning.  For more information about Primrose Schools®, please visit