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The K5 Class

5Our Kindergarten teachers meet with each family individually before school starts to determine where to begin with each child. The curriculum is based on Kindergarten Common Core Standards. Children participate in academic work in the mornings followed by special classes in the afternoon. They enjoy Spanish, physical education, chapel and music as well as visits to the computer lab and the church library.

The goal for Kindergarten is for each child to be confident in his/her learning.

Sample Schedule

  • 8:45 – Arrival and morning work / manipulatives
  • 9:00 – Calendar
  • 9:45 – Math
  • 10:15 – Snack/ Restrooms
  • 11:30 – Writing / Social Studies / Science
  • 12:00 – Blessing and Lunch
  • 12:30 – Special Classes (Chapel, Spanish, Music, PE, Library, Computer Lab)
  • 1:00 – Clean-Up/ Restroom
  • 1:15 – Playground
  • 1:35 – Story Time
  • 1:45 – Dismissal

K5 Teaching Team:

Janet McNeer

Janet has been at Aldersgate since 2005, teaching Ones, K4 and K5. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education from Converse College. She and her husband Alan have 3 children: Jacob, Matthew and Madeleine.

Favorite children’s story: Come Over to My House by Dr. Seuss

Favorite children’s movie: “The Red Balloon”

Lynda Nasser

Lynda was born and raised in Greenville, SC and has lived here her entire life, except for the four years that she moved to Rock Hill, SC to attend Winthrop University.  She received her BS degree in Elementary Education.  After graduating, Lynda married Anthony, her husband of 26 years.  They have 2 daughters, Anna and Elizabeth.  Lynda taught full time for the Greenville County School district for 15 years, but since her daughters have been born she has been acting as a substitute teacher at schools in the area.  Lynda is very excited to be back in the classroom everyday with us here at Aldersgate.

Favorite Children’s Book:  The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Favorite Children’s Movie:  “The Princess and the Frog”