Welcome to Lakeside PS 2014 - Durham District School Board

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Welcome to Lakeside Public School
Parent Information Session 2014 - 2015
Welcome to
Lakeside PS
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Welcome and Introductions
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Safe Drop Off Procedure
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Drop off and dismissal
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School Supports
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What do I send to school?
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Communication
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How do I support my child?
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SCC - How can I become involved?
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The Full-Day Early Learning
Kindergarten Program
Friendly Faces
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The Lakeside Early Years Team
2014 – 2015:
 Mrs. Kennedy - Teacher
 Ms. King - ECE
Principal – John Love
Vice-Principal – Leanne Osborne-Floyd
Administrative Assistant – Linda Whittaker
Teacher Librarian – Jill Baker
S.E.R.T. – Jacqueline Dunn-Gabrielle
Speech/Language
Pathologist – Ellen Peppiatt
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Chief Custodian – Brian Gunn
S.C.C. Chairperson – John Davidson
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Lakeside
Public
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with caption
layout
School
At Lakeside Public School we…
In Kindergarten, we believe that…
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Believe that each student is very intelligent
and has a unique set of skills
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Each child
comes to school with their own
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unique skills and abilities
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Believe each student can choose to be a hero
every day
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All children grow and develop at different
rates
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Want each student to have the courage to
fearlessly be themselves
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Want all students to run to school and walk
home
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Every child’s success, both big and small,
should be acknowledged and celebrated
Each child should feel safe, respected, and
included in all classroom activities
Lakeside Safe Drop Off
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routine is critical to the success of the Safe
Drop Off process
involves a community effort
an essential component of our
safe learning environment
the foundation of success is the
belief that safety must come
before convenience
Drop off and Dismissal
 only students and staff members are
permitted in the Kindergarten pen
 drop off your child only when there
is a staff member on duty (8:30 am)
 report to the office when arriving
after the bell (8:45 am)
 we will only release your child to
those who have been given written
consent
Three pictures
with pm,
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 dismissal
is at 3:25
students not
picked up by 3:30 pm are escorted to
the office for pick-up
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Speech and Language
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Durham District School Board Speech
and Language Support and Programming:
Speech and Language Pathologist- Ellen Peppiatt
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Special Education Resource Teacher (SERT) – Jacqueline DunnGabrielle
What Do I Send To School?
 change of clothes
 indoor shoes
 large backpack
What Do I Send To School? (continued)
 litterless lunch
 healthy snacks
(containers that your child can
open independently) 
Culture of Care and Inclusion
Sabrina’s Law – An Act to Protect
Anaphylactic Pupils – 2006
Foodless Celebrations
 birthdays are celebrated (just not with food)
 food restrictions due to religious as well as
medical considerations (allergies)
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Communication
• mailbags (Zippy)
• newsletter / calendars
• school / teacher
websites
• phone calls
• scheduled meetings
• concerns
How Do I Support My Child At Home?
 name (recognizing and printing - using proper casing)
 fine motor skills
 social skills
 toileting (independently)
 dressing (independently)
Parental Partnerships
The School Community Council (S.C.C.)
S.C.C. Representative – John Davidson
 The Value in Supporting the S.C.C.
Planning for 2014 - 2015
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office procedures
forms and up to date information
maximizing instructional time
classes – blended JK/SK,
full-day, everyday
The Full-Day Early Learning Kindergarten
Program Has Arrived At Lakeside!
 each class will have one classroom teacher and one
Designated Early Childhood Educator that have
complimentary skills and work as a cohesive team
 inquiry-based learning model encourages
students to wonder, explore, investigate, discover
and report their learning in a variety of ways
and
 play-based approach to learning allows for
greatest level of student engagement and helps to
develop your children’s social skills and problem solving skills
Video – Intentional Play-Based Learning
The video was too big to attach as a file – you can find it online
http://resources.curriculum.org/secretariat/kindergarten/rethinking.html
It’s the third video from the top
Thank You For Attending This Evening!
All students in attendance will receive a Welcome to Kindergarten
bag filled with materials that they can use to get ready for school
in the Fall

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