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Volunteers Requirements

We love our volunteers! We appreciate all of the wonderful parents and grandparents who touch the lives of our students each day. Volunteers are the reason our Kindergarten program is so successful. 

Please go to the district web site for further information and to download the appropriate forms needed to complete the fingerpinting process. This can take some time so we strongly encourage families to start the process as soon as possible.

 

California law does not allow school districts to charge fees to students for curricular and extracurricular activities. However, as you are aware, due to state budget cut backs, schools can no longer afford to fund many of these activities. Therefore, we are requesting voluntary donations from parents to offset the costs of these programs. Parents are not required to make donations and all students may participate in extracurricular activities regardless of whether their parents make a donation. You are not required to purchase the items listed below. For additional information, please visit the CUSD link on Student Fees.

Kindergarten Main Page

Themes and Letters of the week

As we begin 2015, our themes will include: Winter activities, Snowmen, Weather, how Matter changes form, Bears, Mountains and Dr. Martin Luther King

 

 

Letters we will be studying:

Week of:

January 5th Ll

January 12th Kk

January 19th Yy

January 26th   Uu   

 

Important Dates

Monday, January 19th No School Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday                    

Kindergarten Standard Goals

The end of January marks the half way point of the school year. Continue to provide support for your child towards reading/ writing standards: letter sounds, blending, segmenting in journal writing and sight word mastery.  In math standards: recognizing, counting and writing numbers 1-100.

New Year's Wishes

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your families a healthy, happy New Year.  We look forward to the many months ahead as your children continue to make our lives special each and every day of the year!

Kindergarten Music

We are very grateful to the Wagon Wheel PTA.  If it were not for them, our music donation drive would have been twice as much for each family, or we would have had to forfeit our music program.  Luckily, we have families who have donated generously, above and beyond their child’s portion.  Therefore, we have reached our goal to fund a music teacher.  Any future donations received will go towards the cost of future additional assemblies. Also, remember the PTA dues are only $15.00 per family.  They provide many wonderful programs. Your participation is appreciated.                                                 

Kindergarten Schedules

Our regular daily schedule (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday) is as follows:

Early Birds: 7:45 – 11:38 a.m.

Late Birds: 9:15 – 1:08 p.m.

We observe our Academic Collaboration for Excellence (ACE) schedule every Wednesday. The kindergarten schedule on ACE day is as follows:

Early Birds and Late Birds: 7:45 – 11:38 a.m. (All students come together on Wednesdays)

Parking Lot Safety

Please be advised that traffic can become quite congested and parking is limited. We highly encourage that you carpool and/or leave early, to allow enough time for parking. We suggest parking at the Sports Park, or in the neighborhood adjacent to the school.  Parking stall numbers 1-9 on the right, as you enter the parking lot, and stalls marked 42 through 36 on the left side of the school parking lot are available for Visitor Parking only.  Please do not park in the red curbed zone in the school parking lot or in the Bridle Path Cul-de-Sac.

Please remember that when dropping off or picking up your student, to be considerate and merge with others. Always use the crosswalk and watch carefully for pedestrians.   Be respectful of stalls assigned for staff parking and reserved spaces.

Wish List

Stickers (winter and Valentines)

paper towels

brown and white lunch bags

Clorox disinfecting wipes

 

Days to remember

Please bring a share on Monday's and Friday's relating to our theme of study or our letter of the week.

Fridays: Spirit Wear

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Kindergarten Dismissal

Please meet your student at their classroom.  For student safety, please wear your Kindergarten Parent Badge while on campus, especially at Dismissal. 

Call-in Sick Line

766-8029

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Room Mom 13-14 E-Mails

Room 1:  Kari Tubbs ktubs13@gmail.com, Jesse Salmon jesse.m.salmon@gmail.com

Room 2: Dana Eynon eynons@cox.net ; Amy Rodenkirk  amyrodenkirk@yahoo.com ;Kimberly Gibson divamomma07@gmail.com 

Room 5 :  Stephanie Hatch calligator@att.net

Kindergarten Writing Rubric

Picture details (who, what, where)  2 pts. ._____

___ ___ __Spaces between words 2 pts. _____

c/a/t   Beginning, middle, ending sounds 2 pts. ______

Aa Bb Cc      Letter formation 2 pts. ____(Be a letter detective; look for caps and lower case

letters in the right places.  Remember to start your letters at the top)

/\_____.?!  Punctuation 1pt. _____  (Every sentence begins with a capital and ends with a . ? or !)

Drop off /Pick up

Please remember when dropping off or picking up your student to be considerate and merge with each other. Make sure you always pull all the way forward. If you want to stop, please park in a spot (1-15) or at the sports park. Always use the crosswalk and watch carefully for pedestrians. Refrain from parking on the red curb.

Kindergarten Locker

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