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Welcome to Kindergarten!  My name is Mrs. Juliana Cruz and I am the Kindergarten class teacher. We are going to have a fun and exciting year in Kindergarten! I am so excited to watch you learn and grow throughout this school year. 


Week of September 19, 2022

Last week we successfully completed our first full week of Kindergarten.

This week our class will continue to review the school and class rules, and fire drill safety rules. We will practice writing our names using the lined paper in our green notebooks as well as practicing basic handwriting skills using lined paper. The HMH Into Reading program will be introduced. In our first Module Curious About Kindergarten, we will be reading stories about school, introducing the letters of the alphabet, and beginning to learn sight words.  

This week we will be learning the letters Aa, Bb, Cc, Dd, and Ee, as well as the sight word the. We will review the color words red, blue, and yellow, and learn the color words green, orange, and purple.

We will be introduced to our Savvas Envision Math program in Math class. Counting, identifying, and writing the numbers 1, 2, and 3 will be our focus this week.

In Religion class, the Christ in Us book will be introduced and we will learn that God made us and we learn about God in the Bible.

We will begin using our IPads this week and prepare for the beginning of the year I-Ready assessment.


Monday is a $3 dress-down day.

Lunch orders are due by Tuesday, September 20th.

Tuesday is gym day. Please wear your gym uniform and sneakers.

Here is the list of supplies your child will need for the 2022-2023 school year. Please make sure to label all your child’s supplies with their first and last name.

Required Items
3, plastic, two pocket folders – one red, one yellow, one blue.
1 zippered soft pencil case
1 box of sharpened pencils at least 10.
2 reams of computer paper
$20 per child – This will be used to buy notebooks, glue, crayons, etc. for the students.
$7 per child- this will be going towards our Scholastic Magazine subscription for our Science and Social Studies lessons.
1 standard backpack (No wheels please – it should be able to hold a full-sized folder)
1 soft lunchbox (No metal lunchboxes please)
1 set of headphones (not earbuds) in a Ziplock bag – labeled with your child’s name – for use with IPads
1 box of tissues
2 rolls of paper towels
1 bottle of hand sanitizer
2 large packs of baby wipes
1 container of Clorox/Disinfecting wipes

If you can send in more than 1 or 2 of the items listed above, they are always welcome and very much appreciated. We use all these items daily to make sure that our room is clean and safe for our students.

As I receive more information regarding the first day of school I will keep you updated.
Mrs. Cruz





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