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Title: Fruitland Park Elementary Kindergarten Roundup

Fruitland Park Elementary Kindergarten Roundup
  • Welcome!
  • Please sign in!

What should we expect?
  • Reading
  • Harcourt Storytown
  • Getting to know you activities
  • Letter and sound recognition
  • Begin blending sounds into words
  • Reading sight words and short books

What should we expect?
  • Writing
  • DNealian is the style of writing used in our
  • His/her first name, recognizing it, spelling it,
    and writing it.
  • Please also work on coloring, cutting, and

Writing Student Name
  • Please make sure that students learn to write
    their names with a capital letter at the
    beginning, the rest lower case letters. Here is
    an example
  • Melissa

What should we expect?
  • Math
  • Harcourt Go Math
  • Hands-on, manipulatives
  • At home, count pennies, beans, pieces of cereal,
    small candies, crayons, buttons
  • Play games
  • Workbooks are used in many of the classrooms

What should we expect?
  • Social Studies
  • People and places are explored
  • Social skills are discussed and developed
  • Community leaders and resources are discovered

  • Breakfast costs
  • Full price 1.00 Reduced price .30
  • Lunch Costs
  • Full price 1.75 Reduced price .40
  • ( These are the 10-11 prices)
  • Free and reduced lunch forms are available.
  • You have the option of paying
  • by cash by check on line
  • Children may also bring a lunch from home if you
  • Menus are available monthly.

Back Packs
  • Send backpacks or book bags daily
  • Check it/sign papers daily
  • Folders are put in book bags daily
  • Parent/Teacher communication is managed daily
    through the folders

  • Yes, even in Kindergarten, they have homework.
  • Monthly calendar of skills are sent home
    outlining homework activities
  • Daily activities are sent home
  • Skills practiced in homework activities are based
    on skills learned each week at school and will
    prove to be beneficial at testing times.

Testing / Grading
  • Each 9 weeks students are tested in specific and
    required skills.
  • Report Cards are issued each 9 weeks
  • Progress reports are sent home in the middle of
    the term
  • Grades in kindergarten are
  • 3 Meets or exceeds grade level expectations
  • 2 Below grade level expectations
  • 1 Far below grade level expectations

Promotion Requirements
  • Cumulative Score of 48 Points
  • (24 in Language 24 in Math)

A day in the life of a kindergartener
  • Arrive at school, possibly eat breakfast (800
  • Put away belongings
  • Morning work activity at their seat journal
  • Announcements, pledge, moment of silence (835)

A dayContinued
  • Morning Meeting Kindergarten news, Calendar,
    Helpers Chart
  • Reading Letter, sound activities, rhyming, big
    books, shared reading and writing, story
    activities, and literacy centers
  • Lunch
  • Specials (enrichment) Physical Education,
    Music, Library, Computer Lab

A dayContinued
  • Math
  • Center time- learning activities that are
    hands-on and individual instruction time
  • Science/Social Studies
  • Snack
  • Dismissal
  • Please note that there is no recess, Free Play
    time or nap time.

Dismissal Procedures
  • Bus riders, walkers, car riders, and daycare
    riders walk out with a teacher
  • We all need to work together for the childrens
  • Traffic patterns must be observed at pick up
    areas in front/beside the school
  • Send a note when normal mode of transportation
    changes- no exceptions.

Visitors on Campus
  • Walking students to class
  • Please only walk the children to class through
    the first week of school then the children need
    to go by themselves
  • Volunteer forms need to be completed at the
    beginning of year
  • (They will be in the information packets at
    the beginning of the school year)

Behavior expectations
  • Give me Five
  • 1- Eyes on speaker
  • 2- Lips closed
  • 3- Ears listening
  • 4- Sit up straight
  • 5- Hands and Feet Quiet

Daily Behavior Sheet
  • A daily behavior sheet comes home each day in
    your childs folder. It should be signed each
    night and returned the next day.

  • 1st consequence Warning
  • 2nd consequence Name moved to Yellow on the
    traffic light
  • 3rd consequence name moved to Orange on the
    traffic light
  • 4th consequence name moved to Red on the
    traffic light
  • Severe disruption Child sent to the

  • Students whose names are on the happy face or
    green at the end of the day receive a stamp on
    their hand and/or a treat.
  • Students who are able to have good weeks are able
    to receive a reward or a visit to the treasure
    box on Fridays.

  • Crayola crayons, no larger than 16 per box. This
    allows for true colors and less confusion with
    the children.
  • Pencil box
  • Scissors, with blunt or safety tip
  • 4 oz. Elmers glue
  • Facial tissues like Kleenex
  • Zip lock baggies ( 1 box)

Our Teachers
  • Mrs. Hallowell
  • Mrs. Wittman
  • Miss Binneveld
  • Mrs. Daley
  • Mrs. Westfall
  • Mrs. Mitchell

Registration Requirements
  • Please register as soon as possible.
  • You will need
  • Birth certificate
  • Social Security Card (optional)
  • Physical examination dated August 22, 2010 or
  • Proof of residence, such as Electric bill, Lease
    agreement, Property bill

  • Please be advised that students coming from
    Pre-K will need UPDATED SHOT RECORDS to enroll in
  • You may register anytime between now and the
    beginning of the school year. We highly
    encourage you to register early!

2011 2012 Immunization Requirements
  • Immunization record which includes
  • 5 DPT
  • 4 Polio (New If the fourth dose is
    administered prior to the 4th birthday, a fifth
    dose of POLIO vaccine is required for entry into
  • 3 Hepatitis B
  • 2 Varicella
  • 2 Doses MMR

  • Thank you so much for attending.
  • Please follow us to the classrooms, where you can
    get an idea of what the students are doing here
    in Kindergarten now.
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