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Welcome to Kindergarten!. Mrs. Castellano Mrs. Infante Mrs. Levine Dr. Sponer Mrs. Thurston Mrs. Wassenaar. Attendance. Please read attendance policy Review information concerning “Patterns of Non-Attendance” for important details

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Welcome to kindergarten
Welcome to Kindergarten!

Mrs. Castellano

Mrs. Infante

Mrs. Levine

Dr. Sponer

Mrs. Thurston

Mrs. Wassenaar


Please read attendance policy

Review information concerning “Patterns of Non-Attendance” for important details

Inform reason for absence via: e-mail to [email protected], written note, or phone call (954)499-4244

Please keep sick children at home. Students with fevers

should not return to school for 24 hours

Please be advised that teachers are not able to give any type of medication to the students (no cough drops, etc.)


School starts at 8:45 AM and ends at 3:15 PM. Students may enter the school after 8:15 and wait in the hallway in front of their classroom

Students are not permitted in the hallway before 8:15

Students are considered tardy by 8:45 a.m

Before Care registration is available today

Parents will be allowed to walk their child to class on the first day of school only


Please remember to turn in the blue “Way-Home” forms before leaving today

Dismissal begins at 3:00 p.m.

Car riders:

Car line is located north of the B building

Please remain in your car

Your child will be brought to your car by an adult

Parent Walk-up:

Gate is located on the east side of the airnasium

Park in the far north lot (YMCA), then walk up the sidewalk to the gate.

A staff member will collect your child’s name plate. A safety patrol will then take the plate to the kindergarten hallway and walk your child back to the East gate.

Bus Riders:

Sign up with Transportation Authority today in the airnasium

Indicate bus color on “Way Home” form before you leave today

Please note: Parents will not be permitted to enter the bus drop-off/pick-off area (south side) before or after school.

After Care:

Registration available today

Offered daily until 6:00 p.m.

Please note: Teachers are unable to conference with parents during dismissal.

Any dismissal changes must be in writing. You may also call the office to inform them of the change.


We are a uniform school

If children cannot tie their own shoes, we recommend

velcro shoes

Belts are not required in Kindergarten ONLY

Uniform bottoms must be navy blue/plaid

Please be sure to label sweaters/jackets

Shirts must be tucked in, please practice

Please keep a spare set of clothes in your child’s backpack in case of an emergency (labeled Ziploc, please)

Safety and Security

All visitors must go to the office and provide their driver’s license to receive a visitor’s badge

Please note that your driver’s license will be scanned at the front office

Volunteering in Kindergarten will begin in October. You will be contacted by the First Mate or teacher

Service hours
Service Hours

Each family is responsible for 30 hours. Refer to blue folder for details (donations, parents and grandparents only)

You are responsible for documenting your hours on the service hour forms, located in the office

Hours may be earned in various ways: PTA meetings, advisory meetings, family nights, donations, etc.

Volunteer hours at school or in the classroom must be pre-arranged

Teachers do not keep track of any hours!

Report cards conferences homework
Report Cards, Conferences & Homework

Report Cards:

Three report cards issued during the school year: January, April, and June


There will be two mandatory conferences during the school year


For the month of September there will be no homework.

However, we will be sending home a form for your child to

practice their computer log in

Homework will officially begin in October


Arrange with teacher to bring cupcakes or doughnuts (store bought only) for the class to share in the cafeteria

Invitations can be distributed in school only if everyone in the class is invited

Summer birthdays will be celebrated at the end of the school year

Parent teacher association
Parent Teacher Association

PTA provides numerous programs that benefit the entire student body

Your participation determines the success of programs provided for all of our students.

Please JOIN TODAY for only $10 per adult!!!!


Lunch box from home:

No fast food, cans or glass bottles

Clearly label the lunchbox with child’s name

School Lunch

Catered by Chartwells

Pre-pay online at www.mealpayplus.com

Cost breakfast $1.10; $1.90 daily for lunch

Checks payable to Chartwells

Lunch/Breakfast menus will be available on school website

Practice assigned lunch number


Child should bring one healthy, low-sugar snack and drink to be consumed in the afternoon, EVERY DAY

Snack should be packed separate from lunch boxes

Aftercare snack should be labeled, in a separate bag.

Red daily folders
Red Daily Folders

Must be checked daily for important information

Place any money/checks for fundraisers in an envelope in plastic pencil pouch, labeled with NAME and INTENT

We are looking forward to working with you and your child this year!

Communication plays an important role in having a successful year so please do not hesitate to contact us if you ever have any questions or concerns.

Contact your child’s teacher:

[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]

Kindergarten ROCKS!

Welcome to a Wonderful Year!

The Kindergarten Team 

Support pta fall fundraiser

Support PTA Fall Fundraiser this year!

Sell 5 or more items and earn entry

into the BMX Stunt Show!

Fundraiser Kick Off Sept 1st

Join the fsu pta

Join the FSU PTA this year!

Parent and Family Involvement in the school helps make FSU special

Joining the PTA is a great first step

The PTA adds value across the entire school

- Acquired and installed over $50K technology to help teachers last year

- Supports core curriculum with needed materials and performance awards

- Provides materials and produces events to recognize teacher and students

Makes clubs, extra activities possible : drama, science

Cost to join is only $10 – complete fliers located in open house packets

First General PTA Meeting is September 21st – Speaker: Dr. Barnes

Fsu is special get involved now

FSU is Special this year! Get involved Now

Join the FSU PTA

Support Classroom Teachers, First Mates

Attend and Support All Pro Dads Meetings

Attend, support all activities – first General PTA Meeting September 21st with guest speaker, Dr. Barnes

Volunteer where-ever you can – 30 hour requirement is just a start

Support fund-raising activities in every way possible