Kindergarten

• a half-day kindergarten class – 9 a.m. til 1 p.m.

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• 3 days per week- Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

August through September

• 4 days per week – Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays

October through May

 

TEACHERS

Dawn Therber, our kindergarten teacher is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a BS degree in Multidisciplinary School Learning K-8 and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University. She has a total of ten years teaching experience: 5 years in first and second grades and 5 in 5th grade.

She is also involved in the children’s ministry at Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church teaching 4 and 5 year olds.

Sigrid Parker is our kindergarten teacher’s aide. Sigrid has been a teacher at PALS for more than 10 years.

We limit our class to 15 children, with one teacher and one teacher’s aide.

CURRICULUM

Our primary goal is to prepare our children for success in first grade.

We cover all the Georgia standards for Kindergarten and use DIBELS testing, the same assessment used by both Rome City and Floyd County Schools.

Hands-on Math and Science  •  Small class size  •  Writing every day

We also work on these concepts:

Name and write upper and lowercase letters, with the sound

Name and write upper and lowercase letters, with the sounds

Rhyming words

Read high frequency words

Read emergent level text for purpose and understanding

Write multiple sentences with proper spacing, capitalization, punctuation and meaningful content

Count to 100 by ones and tens     •     Write numbers 0-20

Represent a number of objects with a written number & count to & answer how many

Addition and subtraction word problems within 10

Put objects into categories and sort those categories by count

Identify 2D and 3D shapes

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FIELD TRIPS

Rome City Police & Rome Fire Station #1     •     Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville

EcoCenter at Ridge Ferry Park     •     Carlton Farms in Rockmart

Rome Braves

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Tuition for 2017 – 2018 for Kindergarten

$210/month . . . Aug. – Sept. . . . 3 days/week
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
$245/month . . . Oct. – May . . . .  4 days/week
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays

Registration fee for Kindergarten is $100

To download registration form: KindergartenRegForm2016-2017