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Mrs. Emery, Ms. Klingmann, Ms. Ross, Mrs. Tomeo

Kindergarten is the start to your child's educational journey!  Our Kindergarten team wants to provide the best education possible to our students.  We currently implement the Tennessee Common Core Standards.   Below we have listed some skills and social/behavioral expectations that will help your child get a jump start on their transition into their Kindergarten experience.

Starting Kindergarten skills:

·        Writes first/last name ( Uses capital and lowercase letters)

·        Knows ABC's

·        Recognizes upper and lower case letters

·        Counts to 25 or higher 

·        Recognizes  numbers 0-10

·        Counts objects to match numbers 0-10

·        Recognizes colors (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, pink, brown, black, gray, white)

·        Recognizes shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle)

*These skills need to be completed by the student without prompting/assistance in order to be considered mastered. * 

Starting Kindergarten Social/Behavioral Expectations:

·        Follows one and two step verbal directions

·        Follows classroom directions and rules with few reminders

·        Works and completes classwork independently

·        Works and plays well with other peers

·        Able to use the restroom and wash hands independently

·        Working on or can tie shoes

Our goal is to fully prepare your child for 1st grade. In order to meet all of our Tennessee Common Core standards and state requirements, we will be working hard to master all of the Letters and sounds by Christmas break and to have your child reading and writing by the end of Kindergarten.   With your support at home, we know this can be achieved!

*If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to ask*


Chelsea Emery:

Nicole Klingmann:

Hillary Ross:

Tabitha Tomeo:

Supply List

6 boxes of 24 count crayons

1 pair of scissors (no plastic or safety- these do not cut)

1 package #2 pencils (12-24 count)

8-10 glue sticks

1 bottle of white glue

1 pack of dry erase markers

12- pack of highlighters

1 Primary Writing Journal K-2 (found at Wal-Mart)

1 pack of white copy paper

1 container of Disinfecting/cleaning wipes

1 bottle of hand santizer

2 boxes of tissues

Backpack (NO wheels please and able to carry a folder)

1 change of clothes kept in a gallon size bag labled with yor child's name in case of an accident


Wish List

1 box gallon size bags

1 box quart size bags

1 box sandwhich size bags

1 pack of baby wipes


1 bag Hershey Kisses

1 bag Smarties

Small toys or goodies for treasure box

1 roll of masking tape

1 pack of washable markers

1 bottle of hand soap