• August- Kinder Update

    Posted by Brianna Most on 8/19/2018 10:00:00 PM

    We are having a blast in Kindergarten! The kiddos are adjusting wonderfully, and we are getting used to our procedures and routines.

     

    Learning Focus: 

    • We will be focusing on one letter a day and the sound it makes. We are beginning to blend the sounds to read words. We are learning to point and track our reading. We have learned our first couple of sight words “I, am, the, little”.
    • For math we are beginning our unit on shapes. We will be learning about 2D and 3D shapes. The kiddos will be describing, identifying, naming, and comparing 2D and 3D shapes.
    • We are beginning penmanship and the importance of putting our letters on the right lines with the correct strokes of the pencil. We will begin learning to write in our journals this month.
    • We have discussed characters and are identifying who the main character is in a story.
    • For Core Knowledge, we are in our unit, “Nursery Rhymes and Fables”. We are reading different nursery rhymes and fables, learning what they are, and doing lots of activities. We are reading the rhymes, acting them out, learning new vocabulary, and participating in hands on activities and crafts. 
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  • Reading Box

    Posted by Brianna Most on 8/2/2018 10:00:00 AM

    book We are looking forward to a wonderful year in kindergarten! We will have our first kinder event toward the end of August. 

    Please save one shoebox for your child. We will decorate them at school, and it will become your child's book box at home to collect all their books from school in all year. We are excited to learn all about reading and value reading both at school and at home! More information will come home the first week of school! :) 

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  • Volunteer Training Dates

    Posted by Brianna Most on 8/2/2018 10:00:00 AM
    Hi, Everyone,
     
    We love having kindergarten volunteers on campus! If you would like to come to class parties, help your child's teacher with preparation, chaperone field trips, or help at center time, you will need to have completed one volunteer training before volunteering on campus. 
     
    Here are some of the dates located at Greenbrier:
     
    August 13th 10:30 am LMC or Computer Lab (1 hour)
    September 11th 9:30 am LMC or Computer Lab (1 hour)
    November 6th 5:30 pm LMC or Computer Lab (1 hour)
    January 22 9:30 am LMC or Computer Lab (1 hour)
     
     
     
    If these dates don't work for you, you can locate dates for the entire district on Deer Valley's website. You are welcome to attend any training at any school's location in the district: 
     
    https://www.dvusd.org/cms/lib/AZ01901092/Centricity/Domain/5182/Volunteer%20Training%20Dates%20by%20School.pdf
     
     
     
     
     
     
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  • August Kindergarten

    Posted by Kinder Team on 5/31/2018 5:00:00 PM

    Welcome to Kindergarten!

     
    Welcome to Kindergarten!!

     

    Assessments 

    Assessments for students entering kindergarten are scheduled for Tuesday, July 31st and Wednesday, August 1st. Please call the office to make an appointment at 602-467-5550.

      

    Meet the Teacher Night

     

    We are looking forward to seeing you on Friday, August 3rd for “Meet the Teacher". Campus is open from 4:15 - 6:30.

     

    4:15-5:00  Kindergarten Parent Meeting in the library. Students will watch a brief educational video while the teachers present important information for parents.

     

    5:00-5:15    Campus meeting with Principal Brammer in the cafeteria.

     

    5:15-6:30    Tour campus and visit your classroom, meeting your kindergarten teacher.

     

    Other things to do :

     

     -Set up a lunch/breakfast account or learn more about the Cafe services.

      

    -Check on busing and car line pick up (car line students are assigned a number.)

     

    -Visit the special area classrooms (P.E., Art and Music) and meet the teachers.

      

    -Visit the PTA table: order Greenbrier T-shirts, learn about volunteer opportunities & discounts for PTA members.

     

    -Gather information for the Before and After School program.

     

     

     

    First Day of School- Tuesday, August 7th

     

    We look forward to seeing you on the first day of school. For this special day, walk your child to their classroom, help them put their items away, say your goodbyes, so that the children will be ready to begin their day by 8:45 AM.

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