We are excited to welcome our newest Roadrunners for the 2020-2021 school year!
As you know, we are living in a time of unknowns, yet constant changes. That being said, with the current school closures and uncertainty about what the next few months will bring, we still want to begin to transition you and your Kindergarten kiddo to school. Please know it is important to us that all kids have an opportunity to visit school prior to the first day. As safety measures become more clear moving ahead we will let you know about any summertime opportunities.
Our hope is that we will start school on August 26 as planned and begin a wonderful, typical school year. The information below reflects that big hope! If things change, we of course will keep you in the loop about modifications to our plans.
Info on Class Placements:
At Robinson, and most of the other elementary schools, we handle Kindergarten class placements a bit differently than our other grades. Rather than assigning classes without really knowing your kids, we take the first few days of Kindergarten to get to know them so we can make informed class placements.
All of our Kindergarten kids will be placed in a “home-base.” This will be the classroom they go to first thing in the morning and dismiss from EVERYDAY during the first few days of school. Students will have color coded wristbands to match their home base teacher. This home base teacher will be your main point of contact for the first days of school. You will hear from your home base teacher prior to our Back To School Block Party (tentatively set for Monday August 24).
During these first days of school the kids will be given opportunities to learn school routines, talk about friendships and other “first-days-of-school content” in all of the Kindergarten classrooms with lots of different kids, and with each teacher. We will be looking for awesome partnerships, similar learning styles, positive connections and just generally, good fits. Students will begin in their final class placements on TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 8. You will be notified via email of the final class placements and teacher assignments.
We are excited to give our Kindergarten kids the same opportunity to interact and learn with different peers that we give our current kids, in order to make the best instructional grouping decisions.
Looking forward to a magical year of Kindergarten!
The Kindergarten Team
Carrie Intagliata, Cindy Star, Maria Tutskey
Robinson Administration Team
Jennifer Sisul, Principal
Christina Wilson, Assistant Principal
Dr. Angeline O’Neal-Hogrefe (as of July 1)