Kindergarten

Highlights

Life Science

Plants ● Animals ● living vs non-living things

Earth Science

Conservation of Earth's Resources ● Weather

Physical Science

Pushes and Pulls

Social Studies

Citizenship ● Calendar ● Thanksgiving ● Fire Safety ● Famous Americans & Symbols ● U.S. Presidents ● Holidays ● Community Workers ● 3-D Mapping

Phonic/Writing

Pearson My View ● letters and sounds ● blends ● digraphs ● cvc words ● sight words ● printing and forming letters ● pencil grip

Math

number sense ● math vocabulary ● charting ● counting ● 100th Day ● manipulatives

kindergarten classroom

Activities
  • Third Grade Reading/Writing/Physical Education Buddies
  • Winter Box Skating and Cotton Snowball Games
  • Turkey Pluck, Egg Hunt
  • 100th Day of School

Teachers

Sheri Agers

Sheri Agers

Biography:

Mrs. Sheri Agers began her teaching career in 2001 and has taught children in preschool through 11th grade. She has previously taught at Kids Korner, Los Gatos Christian School (for 10 years), Legacy Christian School, Live Oak Academy, Los Altos Christian School and was a long-term substitute teacher at Campbell Christian Schools during the 2015-2016 school year. Mrs. Agers has a BS in Speech Communication from SCSU and a Masters in Elementary Education from the University of Phoenix. Mrs. Agers has participated in professional development with Code.org, technology training, ACSI training, the Razkids reading program, the Technology in a Changing World conference, Step-up-to-Writing, Envision, Saxon, Math in Focus, Science Fusion, and EdmodoCon. Mrs. Agers is a member of Saratoga Federated Church, where she participates in Christmas plays, and VBS skit. Her goal is to be a loving role model that encourages children to be positive and respectful problem solvers. Mrs. Agers enjoys exercising, reading, and traveling to see her family.

Malaina Swearingen

Malaina Swearingen

Biography:

Mrs. Malaina Swearingen attended Sonoma State University and was a part of the teacher prep program at Hutchins School of Liberal Studies. She received her BA in 2018. Mrs. Swearingen has taught 1st, 4th and is now teachering her favorite grade–Kindergarten! Her educational focus emphasizes on inclusion, positivity, love and kindness. She focuses on the fact that each student learns in their own unique way and that no matter the challenge we face in life, you can succeed with hard work and dedication! A classroom should be a place for growth, acceptance, happiness and perseverance. Ms. Swearingen was born and raised in San Jose and has been blessed with incredible friendships and connections throughout the years. Some of her favorite hobbies include, hiking, playing sports, reading and taking her dog, McCovey to the beach.