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Welcome to Kindergarten!. Please save any questions until the end as they may be answered during the presentation. A little bit about Miss Davis. 3 Nephews Jack & Twins 1 niece Bianca. Gluten free Vocal Chords Grad School Pro Cert 7 th year of teaching K, 1, 4. Miss Natalie.

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welcome to kindergarten

Welcome to Kindergarten!

Please save any questions until the end as they may be answered during the presentation.

a little bit about miss davis
A little bit about Miss Davis

3 Nephews

Jack & Twins

1 niece

Bianca

Gluten free

Vocal Chords

Grad School

Pro Cert

7th year of teaching

K, 1, 4

miss natalie
Miss Natalie

City University Intern

She will be with us all year

Gradually increasing her teaching and classroom time

Student teaching March-June

Her role: teacher, support system for students

transitioning to kindergarten
Transitioning to Kindergarten

Routines important- sleep, nutrition, bus ride, getting ready, etc. Build independence

New school routines take a while to develop.

Be sure to check in with your child each day.

Check backpack daily- for communications and paperwork from me, website is updated weekly with newsletters, important dates and resources.

Be patient!

first day arrival procedure
First Day Arrival Procedure

BOTH AM/PM: Line up outside atrium doors facing Klahanie Blvd. Line #9

AM K: 8:25

PM K: 11:35

Bring your child to class on time with all supplies (if you have not already)

Help sort out supplies in labeled tubs/hang up backpack and coat

Help your child find their seat and begin coloring first day of school page

When I call the students to the rug, that is your time to take a quick picture and we will wave goodbye! (please do not come give them a hug & kiss)

I promise to take good care of your kids.

Tardy? Must check in at the office before coming to class.

Absent? Call the office.

first day dismissal procedure
First Day Dismissal Procedure

How is your child getting home?

AM K- Children will exit through the front doors of the building. If you’re there, we’ll dismiss them to you. If they ride the bus, we’ll put them on the bus. At 11:10, I move students to the office.

PM K- Bus riders will be put on the bus (lightning bolts)

Walkers—meet at the end of the Kindergarten Hall

Please don’t pick them up in the hallway. Give me a quick wave so I know you have your child. Students are moved to the office after buses and cars are gone.

Please use crosswalks and come to your child.

other procedures
Other Procedures

Walking School Procedures: crosswalks & pick up locations

You must take your child to the office if they are tardy (tardy slip)

Please call the office if your child is sick.

To pick up your child early, sign your child out in the office and they will call our room for them.

Dismissal at 11:15 on Wednesday for AM K

No PM K on Wednesdays (see handout)

Make sure your phone numbers and emergency contacts are current.

Let us know if there are changes in dismissal plans ahead of time. Please send a note or email regarding these changes (call office mid day)

Medications delivered to nurse directly.

what to bring
What to Bring
  • School Supplies (no labels-we share)
  • Supply lists---please see additional supply needs in folder (send to school by Monday)
  • Backpack (label w/name)
  • Jacket (label w/name)
  • Snack- healthy, please. No cookies, candy, or soda. Need to eat in 5 minutes or less. I won’t be supplying spoons, etc. –list of snack ideas on connect
  • Leave toys at home (unless its “Sharing” day)
    • More information on VIP and Sharing to come!
birthday celebrations
Birthday Celebrations

Crown

Happy Birthday song

Pencil/treasure chest gift

Let me know if your child has a b-day on the weekend and we’ll pick a day, likewise with summer birthdays

No invitations at school

Treats are okay, please check approved list on Connect

library day
Library Day
  • We have library 1 time a week.
  • Starting in mid-October students will be allowed to check out one book every week.
  • Students may return their book anytime during the week and they must return it in order to check out a new book.
  • Establish a “special home” for books from school and make a habit of returning them to that place.
  • Good fit books vs. student choice
boomerang folders
Boomerang Folders
  • Go home and come back each day!
    • AM-Red, PM-Blue
  • Please check them every night
  • Homework, school news, paperwork etc.
  • Bring home, stay at home vs. bring home, bring back
  • Please email me with changes in dismissal procedure or if you have advanced notice absences
  • Check folder today: Handbook, Student 3-2-1 & information survey, WSP paperwork, information on Wednesday release days, book orders
book orders
Book Orders

These are for your convenience and there is no obligation to purchase.

All purchases help our class earn free books.

Books are value priced and usually arrive in 2 weeks.

Online ordering

No deadlines

curriculum night
Curriculum Night

Sept. 19th AM: 6:00/PM: 7:15

More specific information on classroom structures, routines, learning outcomes and special occasions.

Conference Scheduling

Volunteers will begin in October (unless needed)

Volunteer paperwork: see folder (Everyone must fill out the WSP background paperwork)

upcoming events
Upcoming Events

Sept. 5th : First Day of Kindergarten

Sept. 13th: Individual Pictures

Sept 16th: Miss Davis out

Sept. 19th: Curriculum Night

October 4th: Walk A Thon

October—Jubliee Farms

contact information
Contact Information
  • Arrive 7:30
  • Leave at 3:30
  • Available before school, after school appointment only!
  • Available Wed. afternoons

E-mail: davish@issaquah.wednet.edu

I check email often

Challenger Office: 425-837-7550

Phone- Message through office or arrange a time to chat in person/e-mail

Website: coming soon….parent surveys via email or connect!

Miss Davis’ AM/PM Kindergarten Website

we ll have a great year
We’ll Have a Great Year!

Have even more questions?

Feel free to email me or write them on the “Parking Lot” and I will answer them via email!