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It is the goal of our classroom to ensure that every child is given every opportunity to reach his or her highest potential in school!

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  In our Classroom we strive to:


*Increase appreciation of differences


*Increase teacher time and attention


*Find alternative methods with which to teach


*increase awqrenss through Social Skills instruction


*Increase self-esteem and self-confidence


*develop a strong sense of classroom community


*Increase test scores









 2017 - 2018



  • Children may be dropped off between 7:30 – 7:55 A.M. 
  • Gator’s Nest offers childcare from 6:30-7:30 for $2.00 a morning.
  • Remember, the Tardy Bell rings at 7:55 A.M. and students must be in their seats to begin instruction.
  • The designated drop-off area is in front of the school.
  • Use the right lane and pull up as far as directed by staff.  This allows several cars to unload at once. 
  • Children should exit from the right side of your vehicle. 
  • If your child is able to disembark without assistance, please do so.  Please remain in the line and follow the flow of traffic.    





  • Bike riders and walkers should arrive between 7:30 -7:55 AM.
  • Students and parents should always use sidewalks when available and walk all the way to the Crossing Guard.
  • Bicycles must be parked in the fenced bike racks provided and secured with a lock. The school is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged bicycles or helmets.
  • Helmets are required and may be kept in the student’s backpack or kept with his/her other belongings in the classroom. Please label with student’s first and last name.





Students participating in the school breakfast program should go directly to the cafeteria.  Breakfast is served from 7:30 – 7:50 AM., and is free for all students.






  • Parents may escort/walk students to their classroom door from 7:30 to 7:50AM.
  • Parents/Visitors must leave by the 7:55 AM bell, when morning announcements begin.






Fri, May 25, 2018: Early Dismissal Day


Mon, May 28, 2018: Non-Work Day (255-day)


Mon, May 28, 2018: Memorial Day


Mon, May 28, 2018: NO SCHOOL


Tue, May 29, 2018: Early Dismissal Day


Wed, May 30, 2018: Students' Last Day


Wed, May 30, 2018: End of 4th Qtr.



Parents: Please be sure to look into your child's binder daily for important information!!! 



Read Every Night

Please make sure your child reads something each night.  The practice of reading at home will greatly impact your child's learning in the classroom.  Please have them read by themselves, you read with them, and/or you read to them. 

After reading, please ask your child questions about the story or text they read.  This helps build comprehension skills that will also greatly benefit your child's learning at school.

Write in a Journal or Diary every night

Please make sure your child practices writing at home.  The practice of writing at home will greatly impact your child's learning in the classroom.  If you can, please allow them to practice typing on the computer as well.

To help with writing, please ask your child questions and have them write down/type their answers.  For example: tell me about your day, tell me about the book you are reading, let’s write a story…, etc...  This helps build better writing skills that will also greatly benefit your child's learning at school.

Parents: Please be sure to go over the Saxon Phonics with your student every evening. This valuable homework tool is given to your students daily. This week , February 5, we will start worksheet # 81. On the back of each of these worksheets that are sent home daily are high frequency words to be viewed and read with your children nightly. This process is of great benefit to your children and will go a long way in increasing reading fluency