Kindergarten Newsletter

Week 32

Important Reminders:

Dates to Remember

May 2-6- Teacher Appreciation Week

May 6- National School Nurse Appreciation Day

May 9-11 STAAR Testing in upper grades

May 19- Backwards Day

May 27- No School- Teacher Work Day

May 30- No School- Memorial Day

STAAR Testing

On May 9-11, upper grades will be taking the STAAR test. On these days, no parents will be allowed in the building except volunteers for centers. If you join your child for lunch regularly, please make other arrangements. Thanks for your cooperation!

End of Year Conference Schedule

Thursday, May 19- Mrs. Jacobs

Monday, May 23- Miss Haroldson

Tuesday, May 24- Mrs. Walker

Wednesday, May 25- Miss Vick

Thursday, May 26- Mrs. Eichenberger

End of Tutoring

If your child has attended tutoring this semester, please note that the last day for tutoring is Friday, May 6. If your child has stayed after school for tutoring, please plan to pick him or her up at the regular time beginning next week. We have had a great semester!

Plano Enrichment Program (PEP) – Summer School

PEP Summer Classes held June 8 – June 30th, Monday-Fridays from 8:30-12:30 p.m.

· Transportation is provided from Wells to the PEP campus (Skaggs) and back to Wells after 12:30

· Financial Assistance for students who qualify for the free/reduced meals program this year

· Lots of fun enrichment class opportunities and "building block" courses to reinforce grade level skills.

· (If your child has been recommended for another summer program, schedule and locations may be different than the PEP courses above.)

· SUMMER SCHOOL ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: May 13th for all programs.

Please request a packet from your child’s teacher or go online: www.pisd.edu/summerschool

Contact: stacy.lawrence@pisd.edu with questions about the programs/registration.

Online registration is only available for current PISD students. When you register online, you may select one or two classes. They must be selected at the same time you are enrolling. If you register for one class online and decide later to add another class, you must contact the summer school office at (469) 752-8017 or summerschool@pisd.edu.

1. Go to PISD Parent Portal (http://pisd.edu/). Select my PISD Parent Portal and login.

2. Go to Summer School

3. Choose Summer School Registration

Learning Targets

Language Arts: I can recognize and write the letters G, W, X, and V, read and write the star words he, she, has, and look, and use pronouns in place of a noun.


Math: I can explain ways that I can make money and the differences between needs and wants.


Science: I can explain the 3 R's (reduce, reuse, recycle) and how they help the environment.