Welcome to Kathy Christie's

   2017-2018 Kindergarten Family!

         I am looking forward to meeting you and your child very soon!                                

                          If you are a parent in my 2017-2018 classroom please email me at kchristie@rochester.k12.mi.us   so I can begin to communicate with you!

 1st Day of School   Tuesday, September 5, 2017   Half Day; Dismissal 12:10                    Kindergarten Orientation 9:00 to 10:30 AM   Pending                                                                                       A parent or an adult is to accompany each kindergartner for the first 90 minutes of the school day.  Together with your child, you will participate in activities to help your child accumulate to our kindergarten classroom.

What to Bring to the First Day of School                  

  • Completed Emergency Card - make sure both sides are signed. 
  • How is Your Child Going Home form (bright orange)                                                                           
  • Completed Child Survey form                                                                                         
  • 1 healthy snack Labeled with child's name  
  • Stuffed Animal that fits inside your child's backpack                                                                                        
  • Family picture (4 x6) labeled with your child's name and placed in a ziplock baggie                       
  • Classroom supplies if you have them. The suggested supply list can be found in the folders below. (if you ordered from SchoolKidz they will already be in the classroom).

IMPORTANT,  PLEASE READ!!! This is for Kindergarten students only! 

     ** Wednesday, September 6th is a full day for kindergarten students with last name A-M only

       ** Thursday, September 7th is a full day for kindergarten students with last name N-Z only 

      ** Friday, September 8th all kindergarten student come to school.

 In the File and Folder section below you will find:

  • Tips for a Successful Transition into Kindergarten                                                                                          
  • Welcome letter to Students: "Welcome My Kindergarten Friend"                                                                   
  • 2017-2018 Suggested School Supply List                                                                                                             
  • General Information about me: "Meet Mrs. Christie"            
  • General Information about kindergarten: ABC's of Kindergarten               


  • Curriculum Night: Kindergarten, First and Second grades  September 13 ( Wednesday)  6:00 to 8:00 PM 
  • Curriculum Night: Third, Fourth, and Fifth grades  September 14 ( Thursday)   6:00 to 8:00 PM
  • Picture Day: September 15 (Friday)

 If you have any questions or concerns before our first day of school, please email me.                                                     kchristie@rochester.k12.mi.us