Friday, October 9, 2009

Where's my kindergartner's report card?

There seems to be some confusion as to why report cards did not go home this first six weeks period with kindergarten students. To the parents of kindergarten students, you are not alone. It's the same for first graders too.

Why?

Kindergarten and first grade are a little different from the upper grades in that the report card is very complex and teachers will take the first 12 weeks (the first two six-weeks grading periods) to evaluate the students.

The teachers spend time observing the students during their time in centers, using manipulatives, and interacting with other students. The teachers record observations and ultimately share them with parents during conferences as well as later in the year through the regular six-weeks reporting period.

The first kindergarten and first grade report cards are scheduled to go home on Thursday, November 19. If you have any additional questions, please contact your teacher.
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