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Title: Welcome to First Grade!

Welcome to Kindergarten Parent Orientation!
Were so glad you came!
Who are your teachers?
  • Room 1
  • Mrs. Mross and Mrs. Crewell
  • Room 2
  • Mrs. Tripp and Mrs. Daly

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The first 8 days!
  • The first 8 days will be half days.
  • Your child will be dismissed from school at
  • During these half days, your child will have the
    chance to transition into the Big School.
  • We will get to know the school, learn the
    classroom routine and get to know each other.
  • This will also allow us to do home visits in the

Home Visits
  • Home visits are completely optional.
  • We will come for a short 15 minute visit to give
    you the opportunity to ask any questions that you
    may have about Kindergarten.
  • This also gives your child the opportunity to see
    his or her teachers outside of the classroom.

Daily Communication Folder
  • Your child will need to bring their folder to
    school every day. This is a easy way for us to
    communicate with each other.
  • The communication log shows your childs daily
  • Please sign daily and make any notes that you
    need to communicate with us.

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  • Reading will be taught using different
    approaches-Shared reading (whole group big
    books, poems, chants, etc.) Guided reading
    (small groups) Individual reading
  • Reading lessons and many of our writing
    activities will come from nursery rhymes,
    traditional stories, songs, or poetry.
  • Most math lessons will involve hands-on learning
  • Daily writing will be taught through the Writing
    Workshop approach.

Focus Words
  • Kindergarten focus words are the words we are
    learning to recognize, spell, and use in our
    daily reading and writing activities.
  • Kindergarten students have 25 words they need to
    know before the end of the year.
  • A list of these words is in your childs packets.

Reading Logs
  • The most important thing you can do to help your
    child at home is to read with or to him/her every
  • Your child will be bringing home class books the
    SECOND nine weeks or sooner to read.
  • Read daily with your child.
  • Once your child begins bringing home books,
    record the books your child reads at home in
    his/her Reading Log each night. Please return
    the Reading Log and book inside the provided bag.

Weekly Skills-Progress Report
  • At the end of each week, a progress report will
    be sent home in your childs folder.
  • Your child will be assessed weekly to see if
    he/she can demonstrate the skills/concepts
    introduced that week.
  • If your child continuously can not demonstrate
    targeted skills-it will be time to set up a
  • After reviewing your childs progress, please
    sign and return the report in your childs folder.

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Lunch and Snack
  • We will go to lunch at 1213 (Mross) and 1217
    (Tripp) each day.
  • When you send in money with your child, please
    put it in a sealed envelope or a ziplock baggie
    labeled with your childs name.
  • Students may purchase ice cream (70 cents) on
  • Provide a healthy snack for your child everyday.

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Parent Volunteers
  • Craven County policy states that all parent
    volunteers must complete a volunteer orientation.
    This may require a background check and
    fingerprinting. If you have completed the
    fingerprinting process, you only have to fill out
    the paperwork. The fingerprints are kept on file
    for 5 years.

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  • We will be happy to help celebrate your childs
    birthday at school. Please let me know in
    advance if you would like to do something special
    for your child.
  • School Board policy states that items should be
    store bought to ensure safety.
  • Please be aware that we have a student with
    peanut allergies.

Other Information
  • We are on a rotating schedule for specials this
    year. We will have Art, Music, P.E., Media and
    Computer Lab.
  • Scholastic book orders-make checks payable to the
    book company. The order forms will go home
    periodically throughout the year. This is a
    great way to get books on your childs reading
    level and it helps us get books for our class.
  • We will be using Weekly Readers as part of our
    guided reading program.

More information
  • We will send home a monthly calendar with events
    on it. This calendar will also have our specials
    rotation on it. Put it up on your refrigerator! ?
  • Check our web page every month. We will update
    at the beginning of each month.
  • Instead of a traditional Show-n-Tell, we have
    daily share time after center and writing times.
    Please do not allow your child to bring toys to

Even More Information
  • Please complete the lunch form in your childs
    packet. Our school is allocated Federal money
    based on the percentage of free/reduced
  • Please complete all the forms in your childs
    packet and return them as soon as possible.
  • Please make sure that you sign in on your
    teachers attendance sheet and complete the
    Important Sheet before you leave.

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Thank you for coming!
  • Thank you in advance for all your support this
    year! We are certain that we are going to have
    an AWE-some school-year!
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