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Title: Welcome to Oak Creek Kindergarten!

Welcome to Oak Creek Kindergarten!
Tonights Speakers Carlo Grasso -
Principal Sonia Tucci Jenny Tompkins
Co-PTA Presidents Amy McNeill Laura Hall
- CDC Representatives K Teachers
Taylor Brooks Krystal Chen Amanda
Geddes Maureen Renden

Welcome to Oak Creek!
  • Carlo Grasso
  • Principal

Help support our school!Join PTA!
  • Co-Presidents
  • Sonia Tucci
  • Jenny Tompkins

On-Campus Day Care
  • Amy McNeill Laura Hall
  • Child Development Center
  • (C.D.C.)
  • (949) 551-3275

What does Kindergarten look like?
  • 3 hours of instructional time
  • 100 minutes devoted to literacy each day
  • Other curricular areas include math, social
    studies, science, health, art, physical education
    and music.
  • Maximum number of students in a class is 33
    (during overlap portion of the day)
  • Motivating, exciting, nurturing, loving,
    challenging environment

EL/SEI Kindergarten Class
Subject to change for 2012-2013 school year
  • New addition to Oak Creek
  • Allows for newcomer English Learners to attend
    their home school while receiving ELD support.
  • Curriculum and Standards are the same as
    mainstream kindergarten.
  • Daily instruction and support in English
    vocabulary, grammar, speaking, reading, writing
    and listening.

2011-2012 ScheduleThis schedule is subject to
change for the 2012-2013 school year based on
enrollment and classroom space available.
  • Each class is currently divided into 2 sessions
    that overlap in the middle.
  • Early Birds 8-1130
  • Late Owls 1015-145

Sample Daily Schedule
Time Activity
800-805am Welcome Early Birds
810-920am Language Arts Instruction
920-955am Math
955-1015am Snack
1015-1020am Welcome Late Owls
1020-1050am Calendar Time
1050-1130am Health/ Science/ Social Studies Instruction
1130am Early Bird Dismissal
1130-1200pm Late Owl Snack
1200-1230pm Math
1230-145pm Language Arts Instruction
145pm Late Owl Dismissal
Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten?
  • All students who will be five years old before
    November 2nd are welcome!

School Year Dates
2012-2013 Nov. 2
2013-2014 Oct. 2
2014-2015 Sept. 2
Just a few helpful hints!
School Readiness Program
  • A great resource in our district regarding School
  • http//schoolreadiness.iusd.org
  • (949) 936-5870

Common Core Standards
  • http//www.commoncore.org/
  • IUSD Kindergarten is implementing the Common Core
    Standards in our instruction and that will be
    reflected in the Common Core progress reports
    three times a year (Dec., Mar., June).

  • Jessica Hopkins Speech Pathologist
  • Developmentally Appropriate Speech Sounds Sheet

We are looking forward to meeting you!
  • Open House Thursday, May 24th at 715pm
  • Kindergarten Assessments August 28 29
  • First Day of School Thursday, September 6th
  • (plan to stay for the morning)

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