Welcome to Kindergarten at Saint John the Apostle Catholic School

What makes our Program different?

  • · Faith based learning
  • · Weekly Mass
  • · Daily Prayers
  • · Prayer Partners with older students
  • · Daily religion lesson/projects
  • · Academic rigor geared to challenge students
  • · Differentiated instruction (small group reading and math lessons to remediate and enrich)
  • · Initial review of letters and sounds and progress to written words and sentences
  • · Wilson “Fundations Program” -phonemic awareness and phonological awareness
  • · Handwriting expectations (D’nealian Style) on lined paper
  • · Writing\Narrative, opinion and expository
  • · Weekly writing in journals
  • · Teacher and full time aide
  • · Technology: Kindles and iPads/IXL, reading, Math and Science.
  • · 45 mins rest time after lunch Aug-Nov
  • · STREAM Program
  • · Weekly specials: PE twice a week and art, music and Spanish
  • · Crafts to reinforce seasons/curriculum
  • · Playtime for social development
  • · Painting/watercolors/playdoh
  • · Daily recess
  • · Outdoor learning environment

Thank You,

The Kindergarten Team