Kindergarten camp prepares children for school
Boys and girls who will be kindergarten students at Springfield Public Elementary School for the 2015-‘16 academic year had the opportunity to get acquainted with teachers, classmates and curriculum during Kindergarten Camp during four half-day sessions, 8:00 to noon, August 3-6.
Carried out with a camping theme, they had sessions in reading readiness, math readiness, special activities with Diana Veenstra in the Media Center, with Alissa Steve in Global Explorations, Julie Prechel in Music, Peg Larson in physical education, story time and lunch. On August 6, their parents joined them for lunch and a session on bus safety.
Kindergarten campers — Front, from left: Elisandro Trevino, Madden Lendt, Hayden Gluth, Carter Dent, Amelia Peterson, Brooklyn Anderson, Addison Bast, Mavri Winkelmann, Alayna Beyer, Alisyn Danielson, Taylor Rients, Grace Jacobs, Gabriella Schenk, Olivia Sprenger, Jonathon Schwartz and Victoria Matter. Second row: Mason Ahlness, Autumn Krueger, Morgan Arnsdorf, Tayte Hall, John Boss, MaKay Winkelmann, James Schwarzrock, Ava Lipetzky, Ashtyn Christian, Joseph Leopold, Kynslee Kastner, Jenna Shaw, Jazmine Robertson, Amaira Brown, Jacob Boss, Kendall Krueger, Olivia Simonson, Elsie Irlbeck, Ayla Rothmeier, Giana Fernandez and Wyatt Mueller. Back paraprofessionals Christa Peterson, Rachel Ahlness, kindergarten teachers Whitney Sperry, Julie Hoek and Brianna Jensen, paraprofessionals Melonie Heiling and Dana Larson, and Elementary Principal Jeffrey Kuehn,