• a half-day kindergarten class – 9 a.m. til 1 p.m.
• 3 days per week- Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
August through September
• 4 days per week – Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays
October through May
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 thirteen years teaching experience: 5 years in first and second grades and 5 in 5th grade and three in kindergarten.
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.
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
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
Rome City Police & Rome Fire Station #1 • Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville
EcoCenter at Ridge Ferry Park • Carlton Farms in Rockmart
Tuition for 2017 – 2018 for Kindergarten
Registration fee for Kindergarten is $100
To download registration form: KindergartenRegForm2016-2017