Kindergarten Curriculum

Curriculum overview

  • Religion/ Family Life – Benzinger and Catechesis of the Good Shepard Program
  • English Language Arts/Literacy - McGraw Hill Reading Wonders/Language Arts Program based on Common Core State Standards
  • Math – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Go Math!, Mind Institute Spatial-Temporal (ST)® Math, Math Simple Solutions (supplementary workbook) all aligned to Common Core State Standards
  • STEM/Creation Lab
  • Social Studies – Houghton Mifflin/Scholastic Reader
  • Science – Discovery Education
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Art
  • Spanish
  • Technology
  • Library
  • 1:1 iPad Program

Special Kindergarten Features

  • Harvest Festival
  • Red Ribbon Week
  • Thanksgiving Finger Feast
  • Christmas Concert
  • St. Nicholas Day
  • Santa’s Secret Christmas Shop
  • Special Guest Reader
  • Catholic Schools’ Week
  • Heart Run
  • 100’s Day
  • Estimation Jar
  • Show/Share
  • Father Daughter Dance
  • Mother/Son Bowling
  • Field Trips
  • Friend of the Week
  • Pep Rallies
  • Cool Play Area
  • Seasonal Celebrations
  • Chapel Prayer Services & Rosary
  • Stations of the Cross
  • Kindergarten Patriotic Picnic & Graduation

Service Projects

  • St. Francis and the Animals
  • Holy Childhood
  • Rice Bowls for the Hungry
  • Food for Friends Fridays
  • Participation in other school wide service projects