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Kindergarten Boot Camp


August 29, 2018

LIZ KONSTANTIN, kindergarten teacher at Oak Heights, works with students, from left, Brooke Parsons, Haylee Scott, Isabella Martinez Abraham and Kix Johnson during Kindergarten Boot Camp.

Oak Heights kindergarteners and their teachers got a jump on the new school year in Kindergarten Boot Camp.

The program was held over the past two weeks, with this week off for in-service.

"It got proposed to us at the district level," said Principal Josh Dargis. The district had some Title I funding available to pay for it. "When kindergarteners come into the school for the first time, it's kind of overwhelming."

They find a much busier environment, with 300 other children running around, Dargis said. Kindergarten Boot Camp gives them a softer start. Many of the kindergarten students hav...

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