Our Kindergarten teachers are looking forward to welcoming your child into their first year at Edgemont Elementary!

Please note the timeline and details for the first week of Kindergarten:

Tuesday, August 13: Back to School Night Join the Edgemont Faculty as we open our classrooms for you to visit with teachers and familiarize yourself with the Kindergarten wing and school.

Thursday, August 15 – Wednesday, August 21: Entrance Assessment The State of Utah requires a pre-assessmentto determine your child’s academic and emotional readiness. Your child will be tested on letter names and sounds along with other foundational literacy and math skills. You will be notified by email when sign-ups are available for the 20-minute assessment. Parents and guardians will be asked to complete important paperwork and remain in the Kindergarten hallway while their child is being tested.

Wednesday, August 21: Class Placement Your child’s Kindergarten teacher will contact you via email to inform you of class placement.

Thursday, August 22: Kindergarten Meet and Greet A parent/guardian may bring their Kindergartner to the assigned classroom to meet their teacher and classmates. You are welcome to bring school supplies at this time. Younger siblings are welcome. 11:00-12:00pm: AM Kindergartners 2:00-3:00pm: PM Kindergartners

Friday, August 23: First Day of Kindergarten Please note the first day of Kindergarten will follow the early-release schedule. 8:40-10:45am: AM Kindergarten 11:25-1:30am: PM Kindergarten

Monday, August 26: Regular School Schedule Begins 8:40-11:40am: AM Kindergarten 12:20-3:20pm: PM Kindergarten

If you have questions, please reach out to a member of our Kindergarten team:

Mrs. Giles – christineg@provo.edu Mrs. Harber – kristinha@provo.edu Mrs. Smith – dehbras@provo.edu

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