Orientation Letter June 2015
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Welcome to Good Shepherd Catholic School’s Kindergarten! We hope this will be a spiritually and academically rewarding experience for your child in Catholic education.
On Wednesday, September 9th, we will have a Kindergarten Orientation from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. The schedule for the Orientation is as follows:
9:00 am Parents bring Kindergarten children to lunchroom.
9:15 am Teacher will take Kindergarten students to their classroom to get acquainted. Parent Presentation will be in the lunchroom.
10:00 am The teacher will bring the Kindergarten children back to the lunchroom to meet their parents.
The first day of Kindergarten is Thursday, September 10th. School begins at 7:50 am. I will meet the Kindergarten children outside in the school yard by the Kindergarten classroom at 7:45 am. If it is raining, please bring your child to the Kindergarten classroom.
Listed below are the school supplies your child will need for the school year. Those with an * are to be purchased at school. Stationery will be sold at Orientation and on the first day of school.
*2 primary journal copybooks *1 large glue stick
*1 box (24) Crayola crayons *1 pair of Fiscar safety scissors
*1 art box *3 #2 pencils
*1 pink eraser Lunch box
*2 sturdy pocket folders School bag (no wheels)
1 Crayola watercolor paint set (8 colors only)
One prong headset for Computer Class (if you are a new student to GSC)
Listed below are a few items to help things go smoothly in September.
- The school day begins at 7:50 am and ends at 2:35 pm. At dismissal, please park and wait in the church parking lot for your child (more details at Orientation).
- If your child takes a bus, please put a name tag on your child’s shirt or on a school bag indicating their name, address, phone number and bus stop.
- Kindergarten children wear their school uniform every day. The uniforms should be purchased at Flynn & O’Hara (www.flynnohara.com), 901 N. Bethlehem Pike, Springhouse, PA 19477, 215-793-9436.
- For morning snack, children bring a drink, a small snack and a napkin. Their lunch should include another drink and napkin.
Teaching your child is a sacred privilege. We ask God to bless you and your child with many happy years at Good Shepherd Catholic School.
Mrs. Maureen Ludwig
Gym – Please wear gym uniform and sneakers.
Show & Tell
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