My name is Ms.Gavilanez I am so excited to have your child in my classroom this year! We are going to learn so much in the days to come. Please ask your child every day what they are learning about. This can make great dinner discussions! This grade is the grade where your child will grow the most! You will be amazed at the new things they will be learning.

    “A person’s a person, no matter how small.”

                                                                           -Dr. Suess

            I welcome you to join us as we start our journey. You know your child the best, and so I will utilize your knowledge to help your child succeed to their best ability. You can do your part by reading to your child every night and making sure they get enough sleep. This will ensure your child is well-rested and ready to do their brain work! As always, I love parents to volunteer to help in my classroom. If you can help- please let me know! I look forward to working with you as we give your child the chance to succeed in growing their mind and teaching them the wonder of learning!

    Our first day of preschool is Tuesday, September 9th, 2019. School starts at 8:30 am and ends at 3:20 pm. Attendance is a big part of your child’s academic growth. Therefore, your child is expected to be in school every day unless he/she is sick.

    Since this will be their first year at preschool school for some children, there are various ways to make this transition as smooth as possible.

    Some children are natural risk-takers and come bounding into the classroom, eager for new adventures. Others are more naturally cautious and require more time and reassurance to feel safe and at ease. No one style fits all, and we will do our best to make the transition as smooth as possible. Please make sure you do not slip out when your child is not looking, as tempting as that may be. Children need to know when you are going and be able to say good-bye. It is also helpful to keep your schedule flexible during the first week of school, in case your child needs a bit more time for the transition. Some children that have little experience separating from their parents for extended times, therefore, they might also benefit from a shorter day at the beginning of the school year.

     We discourage bringing toys from home, and however, if a special stuffed animal or blanket helps your child with the transition, they are more than welcome to bring that. Sometimes, even a family photo can help the child feel more secure in their new environment. Attached to these letters are our school supplies that your child will need for this school year.

    We look forward to being your child’s teacher and provide them with a wonderful year full of a new learning experience.  



                                                                                 -Your Teachers Ms.Gavilanez-Ms. Scott Room 13