KindergartenABCs

Mrs. Christina Platts West County Christian Academy

A is for...
Attendance-.Please plan to attend school every day, except in cases of illness or emergency; call the office if your child will be absent. The school day begins at 8:00am and tardies will be tallied.

B is for...
Backpack- The Take Home (WOW) binder will go back and forth each day. The Spanish binder also “lives” in the backpack! An extra change of clothes should be kept in a section of the backpack. Behavior- My positive discipline system will be outlined in a separate handout.

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Communication- please feel free to contact me by e-mail: cplatts@wccshool.org, phone: 314-xxx-xxxx, or note. The more we communicate, the better your child’s school experience will be.

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D”Nealian- A copy of the alphabet in D’Nealian font will be iin the binder. Children should use this form of writing at all times. Dismissal- school ends at 3:00pm, carpool is underway until 3:15pm.

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Emergency contactsIf your phone numbers change, please notify the office. Your child’s file can be updated.

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Field Trips-Kindergartners take 2-3 field trips during the school year. We are dependent on volunteer drivers to make these trips a reality! Folder—The Take Home (WOW) binder will hold newletters, behavior charts, memory verses & more. It comes to school each day!

G is for...
God- Our Bible curriculum— Positive Action for Christ-incorporates visuals and stories with scripture. God will be given first place in all aspects of learning!

H is for...
Homework- Don’t panic! These assignments will reinforce what we are doing in class. They will provide the children with meaningful opportunities to grow as learners. Monthly homework calendars will be in the WOW binder.

I is for...
Items From Home- Please keep toys, trinkets, etc. at home or in the car. These items take up valuable space in the backpack and cause distractions for the students.

J is for...
Jesus- Savior, Prince of Peace, Messiah, Redeemer, King of Kings, Lord of All, Deliverer, Immanuel, Lamb of God

K is for...
Kindergarten- A place where children are encouraged to learn through visual, auditory, and kinesthetic experiences. Kindergarten is a year filled with memorable experiences!

L is for...
Love one another!

Kindergarten ABCs Mrs. Christina Platts

M is for...
Math- We use the Abeka kindergarten workbook, as well as a variety of handson work stations and manipulatives. Math is not a spectator sport!

N is for...
Newsletter- A hard-copy of the newsletter will be in the WOW binder each Monday. An attachment of the newsletter will also be sent via email.

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Obey- Students are expected to obey promptly and respectfully. A visual system of tracking behavior will be used, in a positive manner. Behavior is assessed daily in the binder. Reading- We use Bob Jones’ K5 Beginnings curriculum, plus many other methods that create a wellrounded literacy program. Rest- We use a short rest time to quiet our minds, relax, and recharge.

P is for...
Parent ConferencesA parent-teacher conference is scheduled in October, at the end of 1st quarter. In mid 4th quarter, the kindergartners will host student-led conferences for their parents!

Q is for...
Questions- I am partnering with you in the education of your child. Questions are welcome! I will respond within 24 hours to emails, notes in the binder, or phone calls! Also, a meeting can always be scheduled. 

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S is for...
Snack- We break for snack at 9:15. Please provide appropriate snacks-grapes, crackers, pretzels, etc.. Snacks that require peeling, or a utensil, may be eaten at lunch, but not during classroom snack time.

T is for...
Towel/Small BlanketEach child needs a large towel OR small, toddler-sized blanket for rest time. These items must be placed in individual bags (a plastic store bag) and brought to class on Mondays. They will be sent home on Fridays.

U is for...
Unique- Every child arrives with individual talents, skills, learning styles, and modes of intelligence. I will celebrate your children and nurture their growth in ways that help them shine!

V is for...
Volunteers- Please complete the volunteer form to let me know of your availability and interests.

W is for...
Website- Our class website is updated often and contains a photographic view of our learning. You can subscribe to follow the site via email!
www.wccskindergarten.blogspot.com

X, Y, Z is for...
I am eXcited to work with all of you and your children this year! Make sure they get plenty of Zzzz’s each night because we have busy, happy, fulfilling days!

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