Welcome! We are so excited that your child will be coming to Ella Baker for kindergarten. Our staff is passionate about giving each child a fantastic start to their education. We strongly believe in building relationships prior to school starting, and so we have several events planned:
April 30, 2020 ~ Kindergarten Kick Off ~ 6:00-7:00 PM
This event is for parents/guardians and future kindergarteners! Students and families can meet kindergarten teachers, meet Principal Bilanko, learn about our school, and have some fun.
May 23th, 2020 ~ Questionnaires Due
Please return the Ella Baker Kindergarten Questionnaire to the office by this date. Also, Preschool Teacher Input form should be mailed to Ella Baker by May 13th.
June 3, 2020 ~ Step-Up to Kindergarten ~ 9:30 - 10:30 AM
This event is for parents/guardians and future kindergarteners. Students will spend the morning in the kindergarten classrooms while parents enjoy a school tour. Please contact Jill Brunke by May 21st if you are unable to attend Step-Up to Kindergarten. (425) 936-2790
August 20th, 2020 ~ Kindergarten Interview
Kindergarteners will socialize and play in a small group to build relationships with peers and Ella Baker Staff. Each student will have time to individually meet this staff. Parents will wait in the commons. Sign up using the link below:
August 27, 2020 ~ Teacher Assignment Day
Parents will receive an email from the school with their child's teacher name.
August 27, 2020 ~ All School Meet & Greet ~ 1:00-2:00 PM
this event is for parents/guardians and kindergarteners! Students will meet their teacher, see their classroom, and meet classmates!
August 27, 2020 ~ Kindergarten Parent Orientation ~ 6:00-7:00 PM
This event is for parents/guardians only. Parents will learn logistical information about kindergarten from the teachers. Parent/guardians will sign-up for a 20-minute Family Connection meeting during the week of September 1.
September 1-3 ~ Kindergarten Family Connections ~ By appointment (see Orientation)
September 4 ~ Kindergarten First Day of School
First day of school for all KINDERGARTEN students (students in grades 1-5 start on September 1st).