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Welcome Class of 2037

We invite you and your child to join us for Kindergarten Orientation. This is a fun opportunity for your child to get a sneak peek of kindergarten and meet our amazing kindergarten teachers. It’s also a time for you to learn more about our program and what you can expect in the year ahead. While your child visits a classroom and takes part in various activities, parents will learn more about the school from staff members.

We are offering two opportunities for you to attend Kindergarten Orientation:

Thursday, April 25 from 5-6 p.m.
Friday, April 26 from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

The same information will be presented at each meeting, so if the other date/time works better for your schedule, please come to the session that works best for your family.

If you haven’t already submitted the following documents, please remember to bring copies with you to Orientation Day.

  • Copy of birth certificate

  • Early childhood screening summary form

  • Student immunization record

  • School Health Examination Form (if already completed for five-year-old examination)

We are so excited to welcome you to our school!

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"The kindergarten experience at Rutherford is amazing! My kids love the open-concept classroom
because they can interact with all of the K students, not just ones in their class. And I love that they basically have five K teachers and they are learning great things from each of them."

- Kristen Hellyer, Parent

A place where children love to learn

Kindergarten is an important year. What kids learn in kindergarten helps to build the foundation for lifelong learning. We teach kids how to read and write, how to get along with others, and how to solve problems. But more importantly, we teach kids how to love learning!

Your child will make new friends and have lots of time to play and explore the world around them. We welcome each child at their current level of ability and provide developmentally-appropriate learning activities.

"I love teaching kindergarten because everyday is full of pleasant surprises! These little people are always eager to learn and make each day joyful."

– Kelly Taverna, Kindergarten teacher

For Parents: Learn What To Expect From Kindergarten

Wondering what your child will be learning in kindergarten? Curious how they'll be graded or assessed? Or maybe you just want to see how kindergarten has changed since you were a kid ! Our Elementary Roadmap is designed to help you find the answers to all of your school-related questions in kindergarten and beyond.