Important 1st Day of Kindergarten Information

Tuesday, September 4th is the first day of school for all students K-5. Kindergarten Orientation was canceled, HOWEVER, we would like to offer a "mini" orientation, for those parents who can attend.

Please read below for information regarding the first day of school for Kindergarteners.

AM Kindergarteners:
School opens at 8:20am. When you arrive with your child, please wait on the front porch by the main office. Your child’s classroom teacher will be there waiting, however, Kindergarten will not be entering the building until at least 8:45am.
If your child is arriving by bus, a teacher will make sure your child gets off the bus safely and escorted to the front porch to his/her teacher.
The classroom teachers, Mrs. Cowley and Mrs. Davis, will greet the students, take attendance and line them up on the front porch
Once the bell rings at 8:45 (and grade 1-5 students are in their classrooms), your child’s teacher will take her class and the parents to the classroom to start the morning together.
The classroom teacher will have an information packet and placard (name tags) for parents, there will also be an information table in the Kindergarten hallway for parents to ask questions as they leave.
After the students settle in by hanging up their book bags, finding their seat, and starting on an activity, the parents will head out. Make sure you give your child a big hug and kiss for their first day!
Dismissal for AM Kindergarten is 11:30am. Parents should meet on the front porch. Your child’s teacher will meet you there to dismiss the children. If you have your placard from the morning orientation, please bring it. If you are picking up by car, you can pull into the front loop driveway. Have your placard in the front window, visible. Please stay in your car, a teacher will help your child get in the car.

PM Kindergarteners:
School opens at 12:30pm. When you arrive with your child, please wait on the front porch by the main office. Your child’s classroom teacher will be there waiting.
If your child is arriving by car and you cannot attend the orientation, please pull into the front loop driveway, a teacher escorted your child to his/her teacher.
The classroom teacher, Mrs. Cowley will greet the students, take attendance and line them up on the front porch
At 12:45pm, your child’s teacher will take her class and the parents to the classroom to start the afternoon together.
The classroom teacher will have an information packet and placard (name tags) for parents, there will also be an information table in the Kindergarten hallway for parents to ask questions as they leave.
After the students settle in by hanging up their book bags, finding their seat, and starting on an activity, the parents will head out. Make sure you give your child a big hug and kiss for their first day! 
Dismissal for PM Kindergarten is 3:20pm. Parents should meet on the NEW APR Lobby porch. Your child’s teacher will meet you there to dismiss the children. If you have your placard from the afternoon orientation, please bring it. 

We hope this mini orientation is helpful for parents and Kindergarten students. If you cannot join us, we will send home any information with your child that we have handed out to parents.