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1 Kindergarten Open House Fuller GT Magnet Elementary June 3, :00-6:00 pm

2 The Kindergarten Team Mrs. Gonzalez Ms. Kaleel Ms. Kaleel Ms. Mount Ms. Thorp Ms. Thorp

3 Staggered Entry 4 days total and your child attends ONE day Aug. 25 th, 26 th, 27 th, and 28 th The day begins at 8:45am and ends at 3:45pm Please put the provided name tag on your child Friday, August 29 th – Meet the Teacher Classroom assignments are given 2-3pm ONLY Tuesday, September 2 nd – First day of Kindergarten (all students come)

4 The Fuller Four We will be following the Positive Behavior System at Fuller. Commending appropriate behavior, teaching and modeling expectations, quiet reminders and redirections can usually handle most problems in the classroom. Be Respectful Be Responsible Be Safe Be Productive

5 School Hours Our school day begins promptly at 9:15am and dismisses at 3:45pm. It would be best for your child to arrive between 8:45 and 9:00 to ensure your child has enough time to get settled before our day begins.

6 Attendance School attendance is very important! Consistency allows for maximum success in the learning environment Although the tardy bell rings at 9:15 having children to school by 9:00am allows for smooth transitions Please alert teachers when planned absences occur All absences are recorded and require a note of excuse

7 Transportation 3 major types Bus Riders – Dismissed by route numbers – Routes are NOT controlled by Fuller Carpool/Van – Carpool numbers issued by Fuller – Please stay in the carpool line instead of parking Walkers – We suggest buddies for Kindergarten walkers ALL changes MUST be in writing Please do NOT changes during the school day If we do not receive notice of the change, your child will be sent home by his/her usual method. We will NOT change the child’s transportation method without a note from home. All emergency changes must be made before 3:00pm by calling the office

8 WILL YOU BE A NEW BUS RIDER IN ? WCPSS Transportation asks that families new to riding the bus in register for services. Find more information about bus services at YOU MUST REGISTER by July 21 st

9 Food & Medicine ONLY prescription medicine may be given at school.ONLY prescription medicine may be given at school. Please complete The Parent Request and Physician Order for Medication form if your child requires medicine during the day. ALL meds should be brought to the office in its original prescription bottle.Please complete The Parent Request and Physician Order for Medication form if your child requires medicine during the day. ALL meds should be brought to the office in its original prescription bottle. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY TYPE OF MEDICATION TO SCHOOL IN YOUR CHILD’S POSSESSION (including all over-the-counter medications). PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY TYPE OF MEDICATION TO SCHOOL IN YOUR CHILD’S POSSESSION (including all over-the-counter medications). Breakfast & Lunch are available at school Breakfast : $1.00Lunch: $2.00 Your child will be assigned a lunch number to memorize You may set up a lunch account for your child at school or online Please send all lunch money in a sealed bag or envelope with your child’s name and lunch number on it Snack time will occur in the afternoon and details will be given per class

10 Info from your School Nurse… Mitzi Willis, RN

11 Immunizations Must be current. The parent, guardian or responsible person has until the first day of attendance to present the required written proof of immunizations. The child CAN be excluded from school until proof is provided. If you have any questions about your child’s immunizations please contact the school prior to the start date.

12 Kindergarten Health Assessment (Kindergarten Physical) The parent, guardian or responsible person has until the first day of attendance to submit the required health assessment form to the school. The child CAN be excluded from school until proof of the assessment is provided.

13 Medications Medications will be administered at school ONLY if a Physician Order for Medication form, 1702 is completed, signed by physician and parent and is in the possession of school officials. These forms are available at the front office. The Medication form and the pharmacy label information must match!

14 When Should I Keep My Child Home from School? Fever of 100 or higher (Should be fever free for 24 hours before returning to school). Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea Severe headache Red, watery eyes with yellow drainage Undiagnosed rash Children should be kept home from school with:

15 Children with Chronic Illness If your child has a chronic illness such as diabetes, severe asthma, severe allergies or seizures, please contact your school nurse. A health care plan can be developed indicating steps to be taken if your child requires medical care at school.

16 Communication We firmly believe that the more an adult is involved in a child’s education the more confident the learner will become. We will communicate with you through… Kindergarten newsletter Red Daily Communication Folder Written reminders Please check your child’s red folder EVERY DAY!! Please do NOT send time sensitive information via !!

17 Visitors & Volunteers Fuller has an “Open School Policy” and families are welcome!!! For safety reasons, ALL VISITORS must check in at the office and receive a visitor’s pass before going any further in the building. Visiting for Kindergarten classes will be determined by each teacher (typically in October) We LOVE volunteers! Wake County Public School System enforces a Volunteer Registration Program where every volunteer must register with the county. You must register at school EVERY year. Registration is in the media center before or after school

18 Clothing & Supplies School supply is included in this packet. It will also be posted on Fuller’s website. Please do not bring school supplies until Friday, August 31 st. Each day, please help your child choose weather appropriate, comfortable clothing that fits and can be managed with little or no help Please label all hats, coats, sweaters, etc. We discourage children from wearing flip-flops to school as these are NOT conducive to safe outside play Please send in a complete change of clothes in a labeled Ziploc bag with your child’s name on it Also, please DO NOT send your child to school in clothing that you will be upset if it gets messy.

19 Daily Schedule 8:45-9:15 Morning Work 9:15-9:30 Morning Meeting 9:35-10:35 Literacy Centers 10:40-11:20 Special 11:20-11:30 Bathroom 11:30-11:40 Poetry/Word Work/Letterland 11:40-12:10 Lunch 12:15-1:10 ELA Block (Read Aloud, Writing, Phonics) 1:10-1:30 Rest 1:35-2:25 Math 2:25- 2:55 Recess 3:00-3:35 Science/Social Studies 3:35-3:45 Snack/Pack 3:45 Dismissal **First quarter sample** Rest period ends at the beginning of 2 nd quarter

20 Summer Practice Clothing – buttons, snaps, zippers, tying shoes, etc. Stating first and last name Writing first name Letters and sounds Counting (rote counting & counting to tell how many) Basic shapes Writing letters and numbers, handwriting Asking for things (bathroom, food, etc.) Opening lunch/snack containers (including baggies) Adjusting to schedule Here are some helpful things to practice with your child over the summer. Thanks for everything you do!


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