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Kettle Moraine School District

Learning without Boundaries

Enrolling Your Student in 4K

  • KM4K

     

    Kettle Moraine 4K (KM4K) Coordinator - Abby Peterson
    petersona@kmsd.edu


    KM4K Registrar - Linda Schopen
    schopenl@kmsd.edu


    KM4K phone line -
    262-968-6300 ext. 5322

     



    As we begin a new year, the district prepares to welcome our Kettle Moraine Four-Year-Old Kindergarten Class of 2017!  We encourage all parents to attend a very important informational meeting about the district’s KM4K program. Please join us!


    KM4K Parent Information Night
    Wales Elementary
    Thursday, January 19, 2017
    6:30-7:30 PM


    Parents in attendance will receive application materials, program information and KM4K provider site options for the 2017-18 school year. You will also have the opportunity to meet Abby Peterson, KM4K Coordinator, Elementary School Principals, and Directors from Community 4K Sites.


    The KM4K student application period for the 2017-18 school year begins on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 8am to 5:30pm and thereafter weekdays 8am to 3pm at the KMSD District Office.  Application materials will be available online at www.kmsd.edu or can be picked up at any of the elementary schools and district office on or after January 20, 2017.  Applications must be handed in at the District Office. Please make sure to bring proof of residency (ex. utility bill) and your child’s birth certificate. Site assignments will be based on prior program enrollment, need for extended child care or other services, transportation, place of residence, date/time of application, and available openings at the selected site.



    Vision

    The vision of the Kettle Moraine Four-year-old Kindergarten (KM4K) program is to provide access to quality early learning experiences to all students in partnership with families and the community. All students will be provided with a rich foundation and loving environment in order to prepare them for life long learning.

    Beliefs

    • Children learn through play and active exploration of their world.
    • Parents are active partners with the community in the growth and development of children.
    • All children will learn when they are supported, nurtured, encouraged, engaged, and motivated.
    • Children are given opportunities to practice life skills, pro-social behaviors, personal responsibility, positive self esteem, and self discipline.
    • A focus on early literacy, social competence, and self-confidence in a safe learning environment that helps children grow as individuals.
    • Communication, collaboration, teamwork, and cooperation help create a positive environment for all.
    • Ensure access to all children including those with special needs.
    • Children will enter 5K with the readiness skills to be successful.
    • Children will satisfy curiosity through observation, discovery, and sharing.
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