Kindergarten Welcome Information 2021-22

Published on Aug 17, 2021

1st Day of School For K-5 Students is Thursday, Sept. 9!

Kindergarten Orientation

  • Families may join us Wednesday, Sept. 8 from 10 - 11 a.m. for a kindergarten orientation. This will give you and your child an opportunity to see the classroom, meet the teacher, and get acquainted with their classmates. 
  • Teachers will go over the expectations and procedures for the year with parents, while kindergartners will be doing activities elsewhere in the building with kindergarten paraprofessionals and other teachers.

Staff Supporting Kindergarten students

  • Kindergarten Teachers:
    • Katie Saccoman, para Norine Anderson
      Room 108   952-681-6843
    • Midori Westcott, para Abundia Mondragon
      Room 106   952-681-6842
    • Angie Benko, para Annette Murphy
      Room 104   952-681-6841
  • Music: Megan Shelton
  • Art: Katie Walters
  • PE: Andy Meinhardt
  • Social Worker Kim Hayman
  • Psychologist Lisa Harford
  • Secretary Donna Dupre
  • Quiet Room Para (student support) Laura Hoffman
  • Principal Brian Cline

Forms/Documents

  • Please complete both sides of the yellow form sent home, and bring to school to give to the teacher at the time of their assessment on Wed. Sept. 1 or 8 or at kindergarten orientation.  
  • We MUST have the following items before your child can start kindergarten:
    • Your child’s original/certified birth certificate (we will make a copy for you)
    • Proof/record of complete and up-to-date immunizations
    • Copy of your child’s Early Childhood Screening (ECS) from Pond Center or other city
    • If your child has not had the ECS, call Pond Center to schedule this at 952-681-6200.
    • If you have not already provided the above items, please either
      • upload these items to your student’s personal documents file in Infinite Campus, OR
      • stop in the school office & nurse’s office with the above required items at the time of their assessment on Wed. Sept. 1 or Wed. Sept. 8.

Transportation

  • Parents can find bus information on Infinite Campus by clicking BPS Login at the top of the district website. You can create a new account if you do not already have one.
  • Transportation must have the correct home and/or daycare addresses, phone numbers and information for your child. It is important that your child ride the school bus on the first day of kindergarten to help develop the daily routine. 

Supplies

  • The kindergarten supply list is available here.