Lincoln Elementary Kinder Kick-Off

3 kinder kick off future students pose with the Lincoln Lion mascot

By: Dana Kuntz
Lincoln Elementary Kindergarten Teacher

At Lincoln Elementary School, we believe that welcoming and connecting with new students and their families is a top priority. In March, the elementary schools in the district held the third annual Kinder Kick-Off event where families had the opportunity to meet the Kindergarten team and our Principal, Mrs. Peterson. During the event, Mrs. Peterson shared an informative slideshow with parents from Dickinson Public Schools, while the soon-to-be Kindergarteners enjoyed an engaging read-aloud story and a song with Rhinestone Rhonda. Parents also had the chance to sign their children up for the Brigance assessment in May, which is a one-on-one evaluation that allows our team to get to know each student better. We believe that this is an excellent way to support our students and help them succeed. 

We understand that starting school can be an anxious time for new Kindergarteners and their families,Future students sitting in the gym listening to a story and we want to make the transition as stress-free as possible. Therefore, before school starts in August, we have arranged for new Kindergarteners to meet their teacher and drop off their school supplies. This will allow them to get familiar with their new surroundings and feel comfortable before the first day of school. Additionally, we will have an Open House in the Fall where families can visit the classroom and meet with the Kindergarten team. 

We are excited to welcome new students and their families to Lincoln Elementary School and look forward to supporting them throughout their learning journey.