Lynwood Press

School district plans meeting on kindergarten programs

LYNWOOD — The Lynwood Unified School District’s Countdown To Kindergarten informational parent meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. March 12 at the district office, 11321 Bullis Road.

The meeting will give parents the opportunity to learn more about the kindergarten, transitional kindergarten and dual-language immersion classes being offered next fall.

During the meeting, parents will also receive enrollment information to enroll their students.

Transitional Kindergarten is offered to children born between Sept. 2 and Dec. 2, 2010, and is designed to build a bridge between preschool and kindergarten as well as provide the necessary social and academic skills to make the transition.

Lynwood schools offering transitional kindergarten are Abbott, Mark Twain, Washington, Marshall and Lincoln elementary schools. Kindergarten is available for children who are 5 years old on or before Sept. 1.

Lynwood’s dual-language immersion program was introduced last fall.The program begins in kindergarten, combining native-English speakers and native-Spanish speakers learning the English language.  

The students will be providedengaging curriculum in line with the Common Core State Standards and promotes bilingualism and intercultural understanding.

Information: (310) 886-1618.