Important Kindergarten DatesFriday, August 5, 2016 - Meet and Greet (3:00-5:00)Thursday, August 11, 2016 - Kindergarten Parent Night (7:00 pm)Friday, August 19, 2016 - Kindergarten Ice Cream Social (3:00 - 4:00 pm @ Whitlow Park)Monday, August 22, 2016 - First FULL Day of KindergartenWelcome to Kindergarten at Sequoyah Elementary! We are thrilled to welcome your child to a new and exciting year of growth and learning. This page is intended to provide basic information and important dates that you many need as we begin our school year.State law has changed the cut-off date for the age a child must be for entering kindergarten. In the 2016-2017 school year, a child entering kindergarten must be five years old by August 15, 2016. Parents should register their children at the elementary schools for which they are zoned to attend. A list of schools and their zones is available here. A complete list of details about documents required to register a child for kindergarten, are available at knoxschools.orgPlease remember that your child will be entering Kindergarten in a staggered format for the first two weeks and he/she will only attend twice. On each staggered day, your child will need to arrive from 7:30 - 7:45 am and dismissal will be at 12:00 pm. Your child's schedule will be mailed to you July 21st. Please remember that your child will eat lunch on both staggered days and they can either bring their lunch or buy a lunch in our cafeteria. Our first full day of Kindergarten is August 22, 2016. Your child will stay the entire day starting on, Monday, August 22, at 7:45 am and will dismiss at 2:45 pm.
Kindergarten Ice Cream SocialParents and kindergarteners are invited to join Sequoyah Kindergarten Teachers and Administrators at the 2016 Kindergarten Ice Cream Social hosted by Sequoyah Elementary PTA. This is a fun and informal time to enjoy an ice cream treat while meeting all new kindergarten friends. The event is from 3:00 - 4:00 pm on Friday, August 19, 2016, at Whitlow Park. We look forward to an exciting Kindergarten year!