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Welcome to Kindergarten Round-Up. Please fill out the questionnaire after you find a seat so we can get to know you, your child and your family a little better. In Kindergarten your child will:. Learn to read independently Recognize and read 100 sight words within 3 seconds

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Welcome to kindergarten round up

Welcome to Kindergarten Round-Up

Please fill out the questionnaireafter you find a seat so we can get to know you, your child and your familya little better.

In kindergarten your child will
In Kindergarten your child will:

  • Learn to read independently

  • Recognize and read 100 sight words within 3 seconds

  • Write to communicate independently and read their own writing

  • (hopefully you’ll be able to read it too!)

  • Count up to 20 objects.

  • Begin addition and subtraction.

  • Count to 100 orally.

  • Count forward and backwards.

  • Count by 10’s to 100.


A supply list will be available

at all major retailers before

school starts.

The PTA also sells school

supply packs that you can order.

  • Lunch, Snacks, Naps and Accidents:

  • Your child may bring a lunch from home

  • or buy a lunch at school

  • We have a snack time daily- please

  • send healthy snacks. No drinks.

  • We do not have a nap time

  • during the day.

  • You will need to send a change of

  • clothes in a plastic bag

  • “just in case”.


  • It’s best to stick with one form of transportation,

  • especially the first several weeks of school.

  • If you have to change transportation it needs to be

  • in writing before 3:00 p.m. (letter or faxwith

  • photo i.d.)

Questions?If you have a question you’d like answered prior to school starting please write it on a sticky note and place it on the chart paper around the room.

  • Your child will have homework daily Monday through Thursday.

  • Homework is meant to be done with parent supervision.

  • This summer you may want to begin a “homework routine”

  • sit down in a designated, quiet spot

  • Practice reading, writing name, drawing and telling about a picture… etc.

  • Read aloud a book to your child.

  • Have your child read the pictures of a book to you.

Save the date kindergarten orientation is
Save the date!Kindergarten Orientation is

Kindergarten Orientation

is always before school starts.

We have it on a Saturday. It is

August 24 at 3:00 p.m. If possible

please make arrangements for your

other children. It is usually about

an hour long.

  • Preparing yourself for your child’s first day.

  • Try to stay positive.

  • Try not to linger when it’s time to go.

  • Save the tears for after you walk away.

  • Reassure your child before school starts.

  • Make a plan ahead of time and talk to your child

  • about what school will

  • be like.

What you can do this summer to prepare

your child:

  • Read to your child every day.

  • Several weeks before school starts get on a “school” schedule

  • Talk to your child about starting school and let them know your excited for them

  • Count objects at home (snacks, toys… etc.)

  • Have your child find letters they know while reading, grocery shopping…)

  • Rhyme words orally

    • Practice cutting with scissors and using glue

    • Learn the names of basic shapes

    • Practice the sight word cards

    • Practice writing first name (first letter capital

    • the rest lower case letters, ie. John).


A Short Video to help you be a

“Kindergarten Ready Parent”