Parents of Incoming Kindergartners for next year please watch a day in the life of a kindergartner to see what life will be like next year at Northwest for your child! :)

Northwest Kindergarten Orientation Video.mp4


This 3rd Trimester in math students will focus on:

  • Counting by ones 1-100 in the standard order
  • Counting by tens 0-100 in the standard order
  • Fluently Add and Subtract within 5
  • For Any number 1-9 find the number that makes 10 when added to that number
  • Solve Addition and Subtraction equations and word problems
  • Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or width
  • Classify and compare objects
  • Understand concepts of time
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This 3rd Trimester in reading students will focus on:
  • Understand the difference between all common types of texts (poems, fiction, informational, etc)
  • Compare and Contrast the adventures and experiences and characters in familiar stories.
  • Read and Write 25 common high frequency words isolated and within texts.
  • Independently read Emergent Reader Texts with purpose and understanding.


This 2nd Trimester in writing students will focus on:
  • Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell the reader the topic and state an opinion about the topic.
  • Use a combination of drawing,  dictating, and writing to compose persuasive pieces in which they tell the reader the topic and attempt to persuade the reader to agree with their opinion on the topic.
  • With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and adults and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
  • Use correct conventions when writing (capitalization, spacing, punctuation, and spelling)

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Important Dates

4/13 - Incoming Kindergarten Registration
4/20 - Eric Carle Celebration!

4/24-4/28 - April Vacation No School

5/23 - Kindergarten Field Trip!

5/26 - Memorial Day Assembly

5/29 - Memorial Day No School

6/13 - Last Day of School! Have a Wonderful Summer