Pack a Healthy Snack Crackers & Cheese Celery & Peanut Butter Fruit Juice or Water Please do not send potato chips, cookies, sodas, or candy!
Preparing For School Get a good nights sleep. (11 hours of sleep) Eat a good breakfast. Brush your teeth.
Student Drop off Breakfast is served at 7:30 a.m. Kindergarten gate opens at 7:45 a.m. School begins at 8:00 a.m. If the Kindergarten gate is closed, please take your child to the office to check in. If your child eats breakfast in the cafeteria you may leave them to eat with the cafeteria staff supervising. An adult with walk the students to the K playground.
Class Schedule Times vary by teachers: Language Arts ELD Math Recess Writing Alive Lab Lunch Library - once a week Computer Lab - once a week Science/Social Studies Physical Education
Classroom Expectations My eyes are watching My ears are listening My mouth is quiet My hands and feet are still
Reading/Language Arts Unit Themes School Shadows The Wind Finding Friends Stick To It Red, White & Blue Teamwork Under The Sea Your child will learn… Letter Recognition Letter Sounds Phonemic Segmentation Syllables Initial, Middle, Final Sounds Sight Words Punctuation
Sorting and Classifying Counting Recognizing numbers 1-30 Addition Subtraction Time Money Geometry Measurement
WRITING ALIVE Writing Alive is a writing program designed for all grade levels. Kindergarten Lessons include: o parts of speech Green Apple: subject Purple Peaks: vivid verbs Red Watermelon: object o story retell o comprehension o relating literature to students daily lives
Special class activities Art projects Read a book to our class in your own language! Talk to our class about your career or your culture! Work on projects at home Family support = Your childs success in school!
Scholastic Book Orders oYour child will bring home a paper catalogue every month. oComplete the order form. oMake your check payable to Scholastic Books. oReturn the order form and $$$ or check in an envelope to your childs teacher. oWithin a few weeks your children will receive their books from the teacher
Homework Homework is sent home on Mondays and should be completed and returned by Fridays If your child is frustrated with the homework or has been sick, please see your childs teacher. If your child has lost their homework, please see your childs teacher. It is very important to LOOK inside your childs backpack every night!
Parent Communication Checking the marquee in front of the school. Check the window by the office for posted notices. Call and leave a message with the office. Write a note and send it with your child. Set up a time to speak to your childs teacher after school. Send an e-mail to the teacher.
Tips From the Teachers Write your childs first and last name on all of their clothing…with a permanent marker. At home practice tying shoe laces, buttoning clothing, and putting on jackets. Inform the office or your childs teacher if you have a change of ANY contact information.