3 What is Expected at this Time Able to state name and ageManage own bathroom needsRecite or sing alphabetCooperation/sharingCount to 10 orallyExcited about school
4 What do we do all day in kindergarten? ReadingAlphabet/soundsPhonemic awarenessSight wordsSimple sentencesSimple booksWritingNameWordsSentencesstoriesMathNumber senseGraphsCalendar skillsMeasurementTimeMoneyAddition/SubtractionVariety of other skillsScience/Social Studies*This is a general list of the skills we will be learning this year.
5 What else is there? Centers Recess Computer Lab Specialists Lunch MusicArtP.E.LunchSnackVaries by teacherRest Time
6 Arrival/DismissalOur school day begins at 8:00, students may enter classrooms at 7:45.Too earlyTardinessDismissal ProceduresCar RidersBus RidersDaycare* Remember to let your child’s teacher know if there is a change in dismissal by note or phone call.
7 Absences Excused Absences 5 or more unexcused absences Fever free for 24 hours
8 Standard School Attire ShirtsCollars or turtle necksEmblems must be smaller than 2 inchesAny color shirtJacketsCan be fleece, sports jacket, or cardigan.Solid ColorNo hoods worn inside, otherwise jackets must be kept in lockers.PantsBlack, Navy, KhakiSkirts/JumpersShorts underneath recommendedNo cargo styleNo jeans or jean materialBelts are not required for Kindergarten students*More information available at
9 Breakfast/Lunch Cost of lunch ~$2.00 Cost of breakfast ~$1.25 How do I pay?Cost of breakfast ~$1.25No chargesPin Number
10 Daily Binder/FolderCalendarBehaviorSnackReading at HomeDaily Work
11 Supply List Your child’s teacher may have additional items. Backpack (no wheels)Beach Towel for quiet timePencil box (no handles/approx. 7 1/2”by 3”)A change of clothes to be kept in locker2 pair of Fiskar blunt scissors4 Elmer’s School glue4 glue sticks4 boxes of Crayola Crayons1 package of Dry erase markers (No Fluorescent please)1 pack of thick magic markers (Crayola preferred)1 water color paint1 spiral notebook (70 count)2 plain pocket foldersYour child’s teacher may have additional items.
12 How Can I Help? PTA- We Need You Classroom Volunteer Field Trips Room Parent
13 The First Day Reassure your child. Build up excitement. Send a backpack.Brunch.Send money or a lunch from home.Bring school supplies if you have them.Things that will help the day go smoothly:Help your child find his locker and table.Drop off supplies if you have them.Remind your child and the teacher how your child is going home.Reassure your child and say a pleasant goodbye. This will help your child transition more easily.
14 Any Questions. Thanks for coming and please push in your chairs. www Any Questions? Thanks for coming and please push in your chairs.