Mrs. Gilbertsen

Mrs. Gilbertsen

1st Grade Team
kathygilbertsen@mckeelschools.com

Welcome to Kindergarten!  This is my ninth year teaching at McKeel Academy Central, but it is my thirteenth year being part of the McKeel family. I attended Florida Southern College and earned my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. 

This is my first year teaching Kindergarten and I am immensely excited about it!  I look forward to getting to know each of you and your children this year.  To make this a successful year, we will become a partnership in working together to give your child the best education.  My goal for this year is for each of your children to have a great year of learning and growth, while at the same time having fun doing so in a safe environment. I believe if we work together we can be the BEST!  I look forward to many more years of teaching the brilliant students at McKeel Academy Central.

Homework 

Week of May 6th    

Read each night with your child for 20 minutes.  Please list the book that was read on the reading log that is in your child's teal Monday folder.  

Practice High Frequency Words each night - door, coat, toy, hill                                                                 Review all 4th nine weeks High Frequency Words

Review address and phone number 

IXL - Addition and Subtraction Skills              


Field Trips 

Monday, May 6th - Take Heart Community Service   (no chaperones needed) 

Wednesday, May 22nd - Lunch at Munn Park with book buddies (no chaperones needed)


Dates To Remember  

Thursday, May 9th: CFA Spirit Night, 5-8pm, North location only

Friday, May 17th: All Pro Dad Meeting/Breakfast, 7:00-7:30am (cafeteria)

Friday, May 24th: Last Day of School


Gilbertsen's Daily Schedule 

8:00-8:30 Morning Work/Grammar & Writing

8:35-9:05 MAC TIME - Differentiated Instruction 

9:15-10:15  Ready Florida

10:26-11:06  Specials    PE - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday    Music - Wednesday

11:20-12:00  Math 

12:09-12:34 Lunch

12:45-1:25  Art on Mondays

12:45-1:30  Science or Social Studies

1:35-1:55  Writing/Reading Centers

2:00-2:15  Playground 

2:20-2:35  Snack & Read Aloud  

2:25-2:55  Library on Thursdays

2:35-2:50 Clean Up/Pack Up

2:50  Pick Up for Dismissal


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