Kindergarten

At Maroa-Forsyth Grade School, our kindergarten classes are excited to begin their educational journey.

Our caring kindergarten teachers and excellent curriculum supports our youngest children in their love of school.

Important Dates for Kindergarten

Parent/Child Open House

  • Thursday, August 16 from 4:30-5:15 -OR-
  • Friday, August 17 - Please note: No kindergarten bus service this day.
    • 8:30-9:30 (last names beginning with A-K)
    • 10:00-11:00 (last names beginning with L-Z)

First Days of School

Students will go to school all day, and buses will run for Kindergarten students.

  • Monday, August 20 - All day attendance
    • Last names beginning with A-K have school.
    • No class for Kindergarteners with last names beginning with L-Z.
  • Tuesday, August 21 - All day attendance
    • Last names beginning with L-Z have school.
    • No class for Kindergarteners with last names beginning with L-Z.
  • Wednesday, August 22 - All day attendance
    • All Kindergarten students

Teachers

Meet all of our awesome kindergarten teachers.

School Supplies

Below is our requested school supplies for those in kindergarten:

  • 4 - boxes of 8 small crayons and 2 boxes of 24 small crayons (please no jumbo crayons)
  • 1 - box large Crayola markers – primary colors
  • 1 - 8 oz. Bottle of white Elmer’s glue
  • 12 - regular size pre-sharpened pencils
  • 15- glue sticks
  • 1 - zipper type storage bags w/pull tabs (A-M bring quart size, M-S bring gallon size and T-Z bring snack size)
  • 1 - package seasonal or mini stickers
  • 1 - pink pearl eraser
  • 1 – Trojan Binder – to be purchased for $5 at school registration
  • 1 - 5” X 8” plastic “Spacemaker” school box
  • 1 - pair of Velcro tennis shoes to be kept at school for P.E.
  • 1 - large T-shirt for art work (adult size)
  • 1 - pair of metal Fiskar rounded tip scissors
  • 1 - Standard towel for rest
  • 1 - box of Prang watercolor paints w/good paintbrush
  • 1 – Clipboard
  • 1- 2 pack of thin expo markers
  • 1- package of 9” GENERIC PLAIN paper plates
  • 1 - large backpack to carry back and forth to school each day. No wheels, please. It should be large enough to carry their binder without bending. Zipper styles work best.

Download a printable version of the supply list.

Curriculum

Reading Curriculum

We utilize a Balanced Literacy Framework to get students to the highest level of literacy understanding possible. Learn more about our balanced literacy program.

Useful Links

Grades

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