Tagged with kindergarten

Last Day of Kindergarten

Yesterday (June 7th) was Jackson’s last day of Kindergarten (or Primary, as it’s known at ACA II). This August, he’ll be in First Grade (aka Elementary, aka “the big class”). Here he is at his school play, Coyote Steals Summer. He was a Brown Fox. When we got into ACA II, two of our friends … Continue reading

First Day of School: Kindergarten Edition

Today was Jackson’s first day of Kindergarten! He’s officially in school now. We picked out his first-day-of-school shirt last week. Initially, I said he didn’t need shoes, but after soccer this Saturday, I noticed that his shoes from this spring are a little rattier than I remembered. We went to Kohl’s and bought him his … Continue reading

The Sad State of Kindergarten

Getting into the Antioch charter schools requires winning the lottery. We were lucky #21 for ACA II. If we hadn’t gotten into ACA II, Jackson would have gone to the elementary school closest to us. There, they split up kids based on “ethnicity” – that is, they want an equal number of English and non-English … Continue reading

Kindergarten Registration

I did it! I registered Jack for Kindergarten. So many blogging parents I know go to great lengths to hide their identities. Ours is right there in the URL: chittisterchildren. And we use our real names. And now, I’m going to reveal where my son is going to school. Why? Because we are incredibly lucky. … Continue reading