K2 is the place to be!
Video From Mrs. O’Neill
A little bit about Me
Doors are unlocked at 7:30.
If you arrive at 7:50 or later, go to the office to get a
If your child is going home a different way, call the
office by 2:45pm or send a note in your child’s folder
in the morning.
If your child is absent, please send a written and
signed note stating why your child was absent. This
note must be turned in within 2 days. This will
make the difference between an“excused” and
We are respectful
We are responsible
We are safe
We are prepared
Because we are Austin Mustangs
On a mission to EXCELLENCE!
In addition to this, students are expected to follow our classroom’s “8
expectations for living”
- No behavior chart
• Guided Reading
Reading at Home/Reading Folders
Daily 5 Stations
Read to Self
Work on Writing
Listen to Reading
Read to someone (This will start in the spring)
Stages of Writing
Handwriting Without Tears
Fine motor Skills
Hands on math
“MAP” Testing --New Math Assessments
done on the computer
Kindergarten Expectations for technology
Computer Lab Parent Helper
Fun for Kid’s Websites- can be found through
Every nine weeks
Standards Based – IPS, AS, MS
Conferences in Sept/Oct
As needed or requested
Family Fridays start next week
If you send in money for student’s
lunch account- please put it in an
envelope labeled with your child’s
name, my name and K2.
Water only in the classroom
Please send squeeze top water
bottles to avoid spills
Healthy, Peanut Free snacks
Working snack: need snacks that are
Celebrated at 2:15pm
Cupcakes or Cookies- easy to serve, no
cutting, no forks or knives
If your child has a summer birthday, we
would love to celebrate their ½ birthday
in our class.
Please find our Party Guidelines on our
Call the office no later than 2:45 if
transportation changes OR send a note
in your child’s folder.
Use the YELLOW cards when picking
up your child. If you don’t have it, you
will be asked to go to the office and you
must have your drivers license. School
Without a bus pass, students can not
ride the school bus.
Going home with a friend? Note and
Teach responsibility by having your
child remember everyday to bring…
Folder- clean out daily, and send
any notes that need to be signed
An extra set of clothes -left in
*** very important!
Check out our website to look at our
Coming up--Teddy Bear Parade & Pet
Your child can create a poster board showing off
all about them!!
Decorate it, add pictures, etc.
He/she will share it with the class the following
Once every nine week period. Look for it on our
Every Friday is Spirit Wear! Wear Austin or
Mustang of the Month
Character Trait Winners!
Announced on the announcements.
Picture in the local paper.
Nominated by teacher and
presented at 9 wk spirit rallys.
Austin Elementary website:
Under “Parents” click on
“Volunteer today”, this will take
your directly to the website.
Print out the form and submit to
This could take up to two weeks.
Needs to be completed every
Art Newsletter : http://austinart.weebly.com/
2 room moms
Mystery Readers!- sign up
will be emailed to you soon
Thank you SO much for your time!
•Write your child a note for tomorrow!
•Talk to Room Moms J