Maples Elementary School

ATTENTION: Kindergarten or Young 5’s Parent

Dear Kindergarten or Young 5’s Parent,

Welcome to Maples School.  An exciting year is ahead for your entire family! Your child’s experience in  kindergarten establishes a great start for an exciting time of learning. Our shared goal is to ensure that this year begins as a productive and happy time.

2017-2018 School Year Calendar

Soft Start Schedule

Kindergarteners attend half day sessions from  for the first week of school-September 5th-8th.  All students have a half day on September 5th.  This half day schedule will allow for a gradual transition to school and will include lunch on the 6th-8th.

Professional Learning Time

All teachers of Young Fives and kindergarten students will participate in professional learning during the 17-18 school year.  Content is based on the state curriculum and includes language arts, math, science and social studies.  Additional areas of focus will be on social-emotional development, assessment and small group/1:1 instruction.

2017-2018 Kindergarten Calendar:  The district calendar is available on the district website.  Additionally, there are four days of “no school” for kindergarten and Young Five students.  These days are workdays for our Kindergarten teachers. These days are:

No School Days for Kindergarten

September 22, 2017

October 6, 2017

November 17, 2017

February 2, 2018

We understand that your family will need advance notice to ensure activities for your child on these four days.

Enjoy the rest of summer and continue reading, writing name and address and phone and practicing numbers!


Mrs. Jakubik

Maples Principal


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