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Welcome to Graden !. April 16, 2012. PTA. Susan Buckles – Current President Kari Yager – 2012-2013 President. Special Services. Heather Pappert, Reading Interventionist Katie McDaniel, Special Education. I see my student is struggling.. Where do I go for help?. Classroom Teacher.

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welcome to graden

Welcome to Graden!

April 16, 2012

  • Susan Buckles – Current President
  • Kari Yager – 2012-2013 President
special services
Special Services
  • Heather Pappert, Reading Interventionist
  • Katie McDaniel, Special Education
i see my student is struggling where do i go for help
I see my student is struggling..Where do I go for help?

Classroom Teacher

  • Response to Intervention
  • Testing for Special Education
  • Special Education Services
what s your future hornet doing today
What’s Your Future HornetDoing Today?
  • Library & Art Activities
  • P.E. & Music Activities
  • Meeting New Friends
skills to ensure kindergarten success
Skills to Ensure Kindergarten Success
  • Group Work – Taking Turns and Sharing
  • Individual Work – Working quietly
  • Partner Work – Leadership Skills
  • Listening Attentively
  • Following Directions Given
  • Staying On-Task for Extended Work Periods
  • Five school lunch choices each day
    • 2 hot lunch choices (always one vegetarian)
    • Yogurt
    • Grab and Go
    • Sunbutter and Jelly
  • Lunch from home can be brought any day
  • Students will enter a five-digit pin number daily
daily transportation
Daily Transportation
  • You will receive a postcard in the mail from the bus company listing your bus stop and time.
  • We use color-coded wristbands the first week.
  • Teachers escort students to the bus door.
  • We use upper grade students as buddies the first week.
  • Daily car riders will sign up in the
  • office and receive a placard to
  • use each day.
adventure club
Adventure Club
  • Before and/or after school care for Graden students
  • Fee based
  • Before school hours: 6:30 – 8:35 a.m.
  • After school hours: 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Open on inclement weather (snow) days and non-school days.
  • Site manager: Susan Cook
  • District Phone: 359-4064
  • Enroll soon – they do have a waiting list!
  • See white form in folder for additional information
what can you do to help now
What Can You Do To Help Now?
  • Read, read, and read some more!
  • Play games to promote listening, following directions, taking turns, and sharing.
  • Start and/or keep a schedule or daily routine for your child.
  • Practice self-help skills. (buttoning, tying, zipping, etc.)
  • Use your environment as a

learning tool (numbers, letters)

ways to help in the classroom
Ways to Help in the Classroom
  • Volunteer your time to help the teacher and work with students
  • Volunteer from home
  • Send in supplies
  • Chaperone field trips
  • Classroom parties
our goals as kindergarten teachers
Our Goals as Kindergarten Teachers
  • Help your child have a successful 1st year of school
  • Provide a caring and nurturing environment where your child can learn
  • Guide your child in learning
  • Maintain open lines of communication
summer school
Summer School
  • June 4-22, 2012
  • 8:00-12:00 Monday – Friday
  • FREE!
  • Provide your own transportation
  • Location: Graden Elementary
  • Fill out enrollment form included in your folder.
  • Mark “kindergarten” as the grade level.
enrollment paperwork
Enrollment Paperwork
  • Admission Form
  • Emergency Contact/Health Information
  • Immunization Requirements
  • Eye Exam Form
  • Confidential Resource Checklist
  • Behavior Affirmation Statement
  • Parent Survey – Fill out and leave with us!
mark your calendars
Mark Your Calendars!!!

Kindergarten Roundup

Monday, May 14, 12:30-7:00

  • Please sign up for a time to come with your child for a fun tour and meeting with a teacher.
  • You may register anytime, starting today! See folder for required documents and paperwork.

Parent Orientation – Kindergarten Only – Parents Only

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Back to School Night – Parents and Students

Monday, August 13, 2012

First Day of School – Students

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Please Reference Orange 2012-2013 Park Hill Calendar


Thank you for taking time out of your day to support your child’s education. Your help is vitally important in making this year successful.