Presentation on theme: "Parent Awareness Springmore Elementary School Kindergarten"— Presentation transcript:
1Parent Awareness Springmore Elementary School Kindergarten Mrs. Whitaker and Mrs. Mayhue
2Thank you! Thank you for attending! Parent involvement is the number one mostimportant thing you can do to help yourchild be successful in school!
3Classroom Website Please check out our classroom website at:
4Morning ArrivalStudents may arrive to school at 7:30 am. They wait in the gym and/or go to breakfast when it opens.Students can start to enter our classroom at 8:00 am.The tardy bell rings at 8:10 am.The moment of silence will be the second bell after 8:10 am. All students/teachers/parents will “freeze” for 40 seconds.
5TransportationIt is school policy that all transportation changes are in writing. Please send a note if there any transportation changes.
8Parent/Teacher Conferences Thursday, October 11th will be an early release day. Students will be dismissed at 1:00 pm. I will send home a parent/teacher conference sign-up sheet soon. Thanks!
9Homework NotebooksPlease initial your child’s homework/behavior sheet every night.School information is in your child’s folder.
10Gave you a copy in your folder the first day of school! PBISPBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Support)Positive School wide behavior plan.Focused on consistent modeling of behavior and teaching social skills.Gave you a copy in your folder the first day of school!
11What is the Matrix? D-Do What’s Right The expectations for different areas of the school are found on the Matrix.D-Do What’s RightA-Always follow Rules and ProceduresW-Winning Attitude WorksG-Good Behavior is expectedS- Safety for All
12What is an MIR?An MIR (Minor Incident Report) is essentially a note from the teacher. A copy will be sent home.After three MIR’s (and three interventions) a child will visit the principal’s office.
13CurriculumWe use the Common Core Standards in Math, Reading Science and Social Studies.We use the WFTB (Write from the Beginning) writing program, Harcourt Reading program, Saxon Math, Building Blocks for kindergarten, Thinking Maps (graphic organizers) and themed integrated instructional units.
14Important Things to work on at home… Writing your first and last name (refer to sample alphabet). Capital at the beginning and all other letters lowercase.Knowing sounds of letters and recognizing letters of the alphabet out of sequence (Capital and lowercase)..Recognizing numbers 0-30 out of sequence and counting 0-30 objects.Recognizing attributes to shapes such as sides, corners, flat and solid.Working on recognizing the kindergarten sight words.
15LunchPlease place all money in a labeled envelope with your child’s name and lunch number.Red(0) and yellow(1) at lunch.Please check in at the office and meet our class at the cafeteria or come down to the room.
16Snack We will have snack at 9:30 and 1:30pm. We will notify parents when we are in need of snack.Items such as crackers, cookies, pretzels, fruit, gold-fish, popsicles,rice crispy treats, pop-tarts, granola bars, Little Debbie cakes, juice boxes, Kool-aid Powder (no red), cups and small plates.
17Box Tops Please collect Box Tops for our school. Box Tops help raise money for technology in our classroom.Everyone has a smartboard, ipads and ipod carts(check-out).
18Inclement Weather Please check the Cleveland County Schools website. Springmore After School Care will be closed if school closes early.Check with the YMCA whether buses run.