•  Welcome to Kindergarten

     
     
     

    We are so excited about having your child in kindergarten this year. Let us assure you that our goal is to provide one of the most challenging, yet enjoyable years of your child’s educational journey. Working together we can offer the supportive environment needed to succeed.

    If you ever have questions or concerns, please contact us by email, a note, or call the office and leave a message. We will also be glad to schedule a conference at anytime you wish to meet with us.

    We are thrilled to have your child in class and know we are going to have a FABULOUS year!

    Sincerely,

    Kindergarten Teachers

     
     
    Transportation
     
    If there is a change in your child’s transportation, please send a note with your child on the morning of the change, or call the office.  Unless we receive a note stating otherwise, students will go home the way we have been told
     
    Attendance
     
     

    Your child needs to come to school every day unless they are sick, or there are other extenuating circumstances.  Many classroom experiences are unable to be made-up.

     
    • Students may begin coming to school at 7:30 am.  They must be in the school by 8:00 or they will be marked as tardy.

    • All exterior doors except the front doors will lock down at 8:00. If your child arrives after 8:00 you will have to check them in at the office.

    • If it is necessary for your child to be absent, please send a note the next school day so that the absence may be excused.

     

    PE/Music
     

    · Students will attend Music and P.E. Monday thru Friday and students must wear tennis shoes for P.E. class.

     
     Lunch Money
     
    • Lunch will be from 11:50-12:20. You are welcome to eat with your child, but you must sign in at the office first.

    • Please send any breakfast/lunch money in an envelope with your child’s name written on the outside as well as my name and the grade level.

    • You may prepay for your child’s lunch online. The office can provide your child’s student ID number.

     
    Discipline Policy
     

    Students will be expected to follow these rules:

    1. Follow directions

    2. Respect others

    3. Respect others’ belongings

       

    • All students will start the day with their clip on, Ready to Learn. Students will have the opportunity to earn tickets for positive choices. If they choose not to follow the classroom rules, they will move their clip down.

       

    • Consequences for bad choices may include

      • Verbal warning and moving the clip

      • Missed recess time

      • Parent phone call

      • Visit to the office

    Purple Folders
     
    • Purple folders  will come home daily.

       

    • Folders will contain our class newsletter, graded student work, a daily behavior report, and other pertinent school information.

       

    • Please review the folder contents with your child then sign it and return the next day. 

       

    • Kindergarten students will not receive number grades on their papers. Most grades on papers will be in the form of                or        

       

    • Many papers will only have a sticker or a smiley face. The first six weeks for report card purposes will be considered an adjustment period.

    School/Class webpages and Facebook page
     

    Our Facebook page is used to post class photos and share information about what is happening in our classrooms.

     

    · Please visit the Tolar ISD web page at www.tolarisd.org

     

    • You will find school lunch menus, curriculum updates, school activities, and other district related information.

       

       

    • You can also visit our class Web pages at www.tolarisd.org and click on the teacher s tab to find each of our Web pages.  We post information relevant to our program here.

    • Please connect with your Students Seesaw Profile, we will also use Seesaw as our Communication Tool.
    Snack
     
    • Students are responsible for bringing their own healthy snacks each day.

       

    • No juice boxes will be permitted in the classrooms. Water only please.