Kindergarten Express

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  • Get ready to hop aboard the CV Kindergarten Express! The Kindergarten Express entails six stops that lead families to the first day of kindergarten! Information about all six stops, including dates/times and what you can do to prepare, will be added below as details are confirmed. 

    Kindergarten Registration will open on February 1, 2024. Please do not register in advance of February 1.

     

    Questions? Call Karen Sullivan: 717-656-2068 x5808.

  • Stop 1: Kickoff to Kindergarten (Spring 2024)

    Kickoff to Kindergarten Nights are family events that bring incoming kindergarteners and their parents/guardians into our elementary schools for learning based around academic and social-emotional topics.

    Brownstown Elementary:

    February 1, 2024

    4:30 - 6 p.m.

    Fritz Elementary:

    February 8, 2024

    5:30 - 7 p.m.

    Leola Elementary:

    February 6, 2024

    5 - 6:30 p.m.

    Smoketown Elementary:

    February 7, 2024

    4:30 - 6 p.m.

  • Stop 2: Kindergarten Showcase (Spring 2024)

    Parents/guardians and children are invited to visit kindergarten classrooms and interact with teachers on a personal level. Students who need to formally register for Kindergarten are able to do so at one of the “stations.” This is a drop-in event; families are not expected to stay all three hours.

    Brownstown Elementary:

    March 21, 2024

    4:30 - 7:30 p.m.


    Fritz Elementary:

    March 14, 2024

    4:30 - 7:30 p.m.


    Leola Elementary:

    March 20, 2024

    4:30 - 7:30 p.m.


    Smoketown Elementary:

    March 19, 2024

    4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

     

  • Stop 3: Kindergarten Screening (Spring 2024)

    Children and parents/guardians will meet kindergarten teachers and other school staff, participate in whole group and individual activities, and data will be collected by the school team about individual student skills. 

    Brownstown Elementary:

    May 22 - 23

    By Appointment


    Fritz Elementary:

    May 15 - 1 6 

    By appointment


    Leola Elementary:

    May 13 - 14

    By appointment


    Smoketown Elementary:

    May 20 - 22

    By appointment

  • Stop 4: Summer Meet and Greets

    Students may do an activity with teachers, receive free materials, meet classmates, and/or play on the playground and enjoy popsicles. 

     

    Brownstown Elementary:

    July 16

    6:30-7:15 p.m.


    Fritz Elementary:

    June 19, July 17

    6-6:45 p.m.


    Leola Elementary:

    Mrs. Fellenbaum - Aug. 13

    Mrs. Groff - Aug. 14

    Mrs. Midgley - Aug. 15


    Smoketown Elementary:

    TBD

  • Stop 5: Kindergarten Kickstart Camp (Summer 2024)

    Incoming kindergarteners are invited to come to school to meet classmates, practice school behavior and routines, and work with teachers.

    Brownstown Elementary:

    Aug. 13-15

    9 - 11 a.m.


    Fritz Elementary:

    Aug. 12-14

    9-11:30 a.m.


    Leola Elementary:

    Aug. 5-8

    9-11 a.m.

     

    Smoketown Elementary:

    Aug. 6-8

    9-11 a.m.

  • Stop 6: Kindergarten Orientation (Summer 2024)

    Incoming kindergartners and their parents/guardians are invited to visit their classrooms, meet their teacher and friends, learn the essentials for the start of school, and take a bus ride. 

    Brownstown Elementary:

    August 22

    5-6:30pm


    Fritz Elementary:

    TBD


    Leola Elementary:

    Aug. 5

    Time TBD


    Smoketown Elementary:

    TBD