All About: Kindergarten

      Kindergarten - The SEM Way

      • English Language Arts

        • Leveled reading and writing groups
        • Leveled book bags
        • Dramatic interpretation of Core Literature
        • Student-published class books


        • Flexible, leveled small-group instruction
        • Hands-on dice and card games to strengthen number sense
        • M2- a replacement unit to teach measurement, three-dimensional shapes, and spacial relationships through investigation


        • Weather- Real weather stations
        • Animals- Incubating and hatching eggs

        Social Studies

        • Community helpers
        • Dramatic play
        • Building maps and models

      Meet the Teachers

      Phone: (805) 495-5550 x 207


      Degrees and Certifications:

      Mrs. Julie Kirby

      Room 7

      In my free time, I like to spend time with my family, play golf, and bake cookies.  

      Phone: (805) 495-5550 x 209


      Degrees and Certifications:

      Mrs. Kristen Miller

      Room 9


      In my free time I enjoy reading, decorating, shopping, and spending time with my family. 

      Enrichment & Homework Ideas

      • Rainbow Language Arts and Rainbow Math:
        Students are given an opportunity to advance and challenge their skills based on interest and ability

        Wednesday Folders:
        Extra standards-based curriculum sent home each week for additional practice to review, reinforce, or challenge students


      Classroom Wishlist

      • Kleenex
        Paper Towels
        Cleaning Wipes
        Baby Wipes
        Ziploc Bags
        Copy Paper
        Prize Box Donations

      Phone: (805) 495-5550 x 203


      Degrees and Certifications:

      Miss Maggie Villanueva (Miss V)

      Room 3


      In my free time, I like to read books, play games, and spend time with my family.

      Phone: (805) 495-5550 x 209


      Degrees and Certifications:

      Mrs. Jill Onstot

      Room 9


      I enjoy running and reading!

      Field Trips, Speakers, & Project Highlights

      • Field Trips:
        Grocery Store, Botanic Garden, Underwood Farm, Civic Arts Plaza

        Primary Music Specialist
        Thanksgiving Show
        End-of-the Year Program
        Guest Speakers:
        Police and Fire Department, Dentist, Scientist, Librarian, Pediatrician and more