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Kindergarten

  • 8:15 a.m. to 3:10 p.m., Monday - Friday
  • Extended Care is available before school from 7:15 a.m. and after school until 6:00 p.m.
  • Students may enhance their learning experience through our after school music program

Building upon our mission of intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual development, the St. Anne’s School Kindergarten Program is influenced by the Reggio Emilia approach and the Project Approach.

Students will learn techniques to:

  • Appropriately manage new situations and transitions
  • Recognize their own feelings and manage them appropriately
  • Develop active listening skills
  • Demonstrate self-direction and independence
  • Recognize the feelings of others and respond appropriately
  • Participate in the group life of the class
  • Identify a problem and steps to resolve conflicts constructively
  • Learn and follow classroom guidelines
  • Respect and care for the classroom environment and materials
  • Manage their personal clothing and belongings
  • Pursue their tasks to completion
  • Express their curiosities and learn investigative techniques to locate answers

A typical day in Kindergarten includes:

  • Outside play
  • Morning Meeting: a special time where children and teachers greet one another, share news, and discuss the upcoming day’s activities
  • Instruction: Readers Workshop, Writers Workshop, Research Workshop, and Math Workshop, along with Science, Spanish, Art, Music, and Physical Education
  • Buddy Time & Service Learning: Kindergarten students engage with their Fourth Grade buddies to do projects, art activities, literacy activities, or service in the community
  • Closing Circle: a time where children may report or reflect upon the day’s learning