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Welcome to k4!


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PIN night presentation for parents. Please call or email with questions!

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Welcome to k4!

  1. 1. Welcome to K4!
  2. 2. Mrs. Zieger <ul><li>Class website </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mrs. Barber <ul><li>Class website </li></ul>
  4. 4. Daily Schedule <ul><li>Attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Morning Meeting/Calendar/Movement </li></ul><ul><li>Bathroom </li></ul><ul><li>Snack </li></ul><ul><li>Whole Group Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Investigation Stations </li></ul><ul><li>Interest Centers </li></ul><ul><li>Fridays: Wear Walker wear and GYM shoes, please! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Breakfast <ul><li>Breakfast is available from 8:05-8:20 each morning. Students eating breakfast should meet at the front entrance. The cost is $1.20. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Drop off and Pick up Drop Off Pick Up Morning 8:30 a.m. E-7 11:10 a.m. Front ( Please park in lot and walk to front entrance) Afternoon 12:50 p.m. Front entrance (May park in lot) 3:30 p.m. E-7
  7. 7. Notes and Attendance <ul><li>Regular attendance is extremely important! </li></ul><ul><li>Please contact us if your child will be absent for more than five days so we can prepare homework. </li></ul><ul><li>Always call the office to report an absence. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Transportation Changes <ul><li>Send a note if there are any changes. </li></ul><ul><li>Include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who will be picking up your child? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dates of change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where he/she will be going </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We need a note or we cannot release your child to the person without a phone call to you. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Snack Time <ul><li>Please send a healthy, ready-to-eat snack with your child each day. We only have 15 minutes to eat. They may also bring juice or water. </li></ul><ul><li>*Mrs. Zieger’s classroom does not have a water fountain, so please bring a container for water. </li></ul><ul><li>You may send a birthday treat to school, but no birthday party invitations, please. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Observations <ul><li>Every parent will have the opportunity to spend the day with our class to observe your child. We will send home more information in the next several weeks. </li></ul><ul><li>Please sign up for a day to observe today before you leave P.I.N. Thank you! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Quarterly Parent Communication <ul><li>Quarter 1: Look What I Can Do! </li></ul><ul><li>Quarter 2: Parent Visitation/Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Quarter 3: Dial 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Quarter 4: Look What I Can Do! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Inclement Weather <ul><li>The shelters will be open when the weather is poor. Cadets will monitor the students. Morning students will be in the hallway near the E-7 entrance, afternoon students will wait in the office foyer. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Newsletters and Homework <ul><li>Newsletters and homework are sent home weekly on Fridays. </li></ul><ul><li>Our homework is called “On Track to Kindergarten.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is optional, but will reinforce what we are learning in school. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It requires parent assistance. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Please let your child write his/her own name. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Read with your child every night. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Volunteers <ul><li>Background checks are required by our school district for any volunteers. Please make sure you fill out the form provided. </li></ul><ul><li>No volunteers will be needed at school until children are into the routine of school. The beginning of the year is a great time to practice independence! </li></ul>
  15. 15. Odds and Ends… <ul><li>Backpacks must be able to hold a folder and should be labeled with first and last name. </li></ul><ul><li>All items should be labeled (coats, hats, boots, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Check folders every Friday. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Book Orders <ul><li>Our classes earn a free book every time you order online. We will also send home paper order forms monthly. </li></ul><ul><li>See the handbook for the website and log-in information. </li></ul><ul><li>Scholastic Web Site </li></ul>
  17. 17. Show and Tell <ul><li>Watch the newsletter for the monthly show and tell themes. </li></ul><ul><li>Show and Tell will be the last Friday of each month. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Book Buddy <ul><li>Beginning in October, students will bring home a book buddy bag. They can keep the bag for one night, complete the activities, and return the bag for the next student. We will send home a permission slip in the next several weeks. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Donations <ul><li>We would appreciate donations to our classrooms. Please check our constellation of giving in the hallway and take a post-it note if you can bring the item. Our classrooms will share the items donated. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Learning Targets <ul><li>Our classes use learning targets to display and discuss what we are learning each week. They are shown in our classrooms and discussed each day! </li></ul><ul><li>We use “I can…” statements. </li></ul>
  21. 21. PTA <ul><li>Kari Simpson is our school’s PTA president. She will be stopping by to talk to families. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Parenting for School Success <ul><li>Parenting for school success is the next four Mondays from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Every child who attends receives a free book and free child care for all siblings. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents receive a workbook of ideas to use with their children. </li></ul><ul><li>Every parent who attends will be entered into a drawing for a Pick n’ Save gift card. </li></ul><ul><li>Parenting for School Success </li></ul>
  23. 23. PBIS Shirts are available in the cafeteria. If you have not paid, they are $5. Wear shirts on Fridays!
  24. 24. Mrs. Zieger’s friends should go next door to have their family photo taken!