Dear Parents and Guardians,
Welcome to our Chinese dual-language program. My name is Chen Ou and I am very excited to be your child’s Chinese language art teacher this year!
I will be teaching both Kindergarten and first grade. I would like to take
this time to introduce myself. I am looking forward to working with you and your child throughout this school year.
I am a firm believer in having open communication between home and school. You know your child best and I am happy to work in collaboration with you.
Working together, we will make this year a success!
Please contact me if you have questions or concerns about your child. The easiest way for you to reach me is by Class Dojo
A typical day will contain the following activities:
|8:10 am – Only for students who need breakfast|
|8:25 am – For all students|
(Don’t forget to complete your child’s health screening by scanning the QR code before he or she enters school.)
Please go to the schoolyard and look for a GREEN BOOK sign to line up
|Ms. Veronica||Morning Meeting and Phonics|
|Ms. Ou||Project Based Learning (Science and Social Studies) |
Chinese Language Arts
|Ms. Bauman/Mr. Cruz||Art/Physical Education|
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Meet Ms. Ou
Hello Friends and Families! My
name is Ms. Ou and I am so excited to be the Chinese teacher in our Chinese Dual Language Program in Kindergarten and First Grade.
This will be a fun year filled with adventures and we are going to have a blast! I can’t wait to meet and get to know each one of you!