Robertson Elementary School serves approximately 300 young learners, from kindergarten, through grade six. Below you will find a brief description of our trimester programs, along with teacher contact information.
During the year questions may arise about curriculum and instruction. Any questions you have should be directed first to your child’s classroom teacher and then to the principal. General information can also be obtained on the Warwick Public School website www.warwickschools.org that provides links to local and state policies.
The young learners that enter the Robertson Elementary kindergarten program are greeted with a safe, caring, and child-oriented environment designed to help them take the first productive steps to develop as both students and individuals. The teachers lead the children forward with a fully defined, high level of commitment towards the goal of providing, in partnership with parents and the community, a structured and secure, nurturing educational environment that helps prepare their students to meet the social, emotional, and cognitive challenges of their academic future.
Students are introduced to core classroom subjects in a typical setting, but the program is also oriented to provide individual attention to specific needs of the children, enhanced by extra-curricular activities both during, and after the traditional school day. The interaction with both elder students and teachers opens an avenue to insure success as they prepare for future challenges as they progress into upper grades.
KINDERGARTEN SUPPLY LIST (to be replenished throughout the year):
- 1 or 2 Boxes of tissues from every child
- 1 or 2 Dozen purple glue sticks from every child
- 1 or 2 Packages of napkins from every child
- 1 or 2 Containers of Lysol wipes from every child
Large container of extra snacks (animal crackers, goldfish, saltines, pretzels, cereal-anything healthy!)
Set of headphones or earbuds and please label with name with a permanent marker.
Spill-proof reusable water bottle to travel back and forth each day, labeled with name using permanent marker.REMINDER: WE ARE A PEANUT FREE CLASSROOM
Thanks in advance for your support.
We will set up a “KINDERGARTEN SUPPLIES” box in the foyer of the school during the week of August 24th. If it is convenient, you can stop by the school anytime between 8 and 3 to drop off your supplies. Please label your bags with “KINDERGARTEN” !!
Have a wonderful summer!
Mrs.Costello & Mrs. Palazzo
KINDERGARTEN WISH LIST:
- Fat Crayola markers
- Small & large plain white paper plates
- Packages of plastic spoons
- Packages of skinny highlighters in all colors
- Zip bags in all sizes
- Paper towels
- Small or Dixie cups
- Lunch bags in white; brown or colors
- Medium and large googly eyes (not tiny)
- Dry erase markers
- Any other cool art supplies you may come across that may be glued down
- We apppreciate any donations you can make to the Kindergarten classes for sharing. You may send donations in any time during the school year.
Grade 1 Teachers | Lisa Fortier | firstname.lastname@example.org
Grade 1 Teachers | Michaela Murphy | email@example.com
First grade classes at Robertson Elementary provide a year of academic excitement, along with achievement, as young students are guided through a new channel of intellectual and emotional growth that helps them to develop a sound and lifelong approach to learning. Patterns of successful and independent thinking are instilled through the community efforts of their teachers, parents, staff, volunteers, peers and classmates. They develop confidence and awareness as they are helped to recognize their own individual abilities, and then how they might apply these unique talents towards becoming productive members and contributors to their community.
Dear First Grade Families,
Welcome to first grade! The following is a list of supplies that your student will need this year in both at school and at home to support their learning. Thank you for helping to prepare your child for a great year.
Supply List for the classroom
- Spill-proof water bottle to travel back and forth each day to be washed and refilled. (labeled with name)
- One blue, red and green plastic folder with pockets and prongs
- 1 inch; 3 ring binder (labeled with name)
- Set of headphones. The ones that go over the head.
- Please do not send ear buds, they are too big for little ears☺
- (please label with name)
- 2 Disinfecting wipes
- 1 box of tissues
- Hand sanitizer
- Skinny Crayola markers (labeled with name)
- Skinny dry erase markers
- glue sticks
Supplies to keep at home for homework
- pencils and sharpener
- skinny markers
- glue sticks
Other items that we can use in our classroom throughout the year are
-Ziploc baggies (large and 2 gallon size)
-small bathroom sized cups
-extra glue sticks
-large container of extra snacks (animal crackers, goldfish, saltines, pretzels, cereal-anything healthy!)
Reminder: We are a peanut free classroom
The school department will be purchasing crayons, pencils, and glue sticks for your child. These items are very inexpensive over the summer, if you want to purchase some as extras that would be appreciated.
We are looking forward to a great school year!
Mrs. Murphy and Mrs. Fortier
Grade 2 Teachers | Kristen Inman | firstname.lastname@example.org
Grade 2 Teachers | Mary Mason | email@example.com
The Second Grade program at Robertson Elementary leads our young students into a more rigorous learning environment than they experienced in First Grade so they are able to further deepen and expand their knowledge. Second graders begin to develop their research and critical-thinking projects as they create individual and group work to share. They are taught to present what they learn through different forms, including writing and speaking. The goal is that they become more experienced writers, readers and mathematicians as they practice these skills more, and in more complex and comprehensive ways.
Our teachers provide them with the tools to read longer and more complicated books, to write longer and more complex pieces, and they learn more about the underlying concepts of the math they do. Technology also becomes an important part of the 2nd grade classroom as students learn about and use it more, further facilitating their newly learned skills.
Grade 2 Supply List
Dear Second Grade Families,
Believe it or not we are already thinking about next year! We are looking forward to working with our incoming second graders. These are the suggested materials for your child to be prepared for the coming school year. The PTO provides 1 folder per student for taking papers/notices to and from school.
In School Supply list:
(Please mark all your child’s belongings clearly with his/her initials or name in permanent marker. Sharing of supplies will be discouraged.)
- Spill-proof water bottle- It needs to be brought home and cleaned daily.
- 1 set of headphones placed inside a zip-topped baggie. These are to keep in school for your child’s use when using a chromebook. No earbuds please.
- one 1½ inch 3 ring binder, any color
- small supply box (not bigger than about 4” x 7”)
- extra pencils (already sharpened yellow #2 are preferred; Ticonderoga’s hold up well)
- pink eraser (size 1” x 2”)
- large glue sticks (these get used up quickly)
- colored pencils
- 2-3 thin dry erase markers
At Home Supply List (needed for distance learning days):
- pencils (We do not use pen in grade 2.)
- crayons and/or colored pencils
- 1 set of headphones
- glue sticks
Thank you in advance for your support! These supplies will help your child to be organized and have a successful 2nd grade school year. Enjoy the summer. Read and incorporate math into every day. See you in the fall.
Grade Two Teachers
Mrs. Mason and Miss Inman
Third grade at Robertson Elementary is defined by the ongoing plan to foster an evolution of independence, motivation, and self awareness, so that our young students both mature and expand their learning capabilities. They are taught to explore the world around them by delving deeper into the academics and disciplines of reading, writing, math, and science.
Our teachers, parents and caregivers, also take it upon themselves to challenge traditional approaches, to encourage a modern and comprehensive academic program that takes advantage of the newest technology. The love of the knowledge is what we want to imprint on these young developing minds.
Dear Families, here is a list of class materials that your child will need in order to be successful in third grade. We appreciate your support in getting these supplies for the start of school.
Supply List for Incoming Third Graders:
- 3 notebooks
- 3 sturdy pocket folders
- Eraser caps or pink erasers
- Colored pencils
- Pencil bag
- 2 pack 3×5″ index cards
- Small pencil sharpener
- Inexpensive earbuds or headphones (optional, but useful when we use Chromebooks)
- Thin or thick markers
- Colored pen for correcting
We kindly ask that each family please contribute tissues to help keep our classrooms clean and healthy. Thank you very much for your cooperation.
Have a wonderful summer!
The Third Grade Teachers
The goal of the fourth grade team of teachers at Robertson Elementary is to provide a rich environment of learning opportunities for the students. The program places a strong emphasis on teaching critical-thinking and problem-solving skills that students will need to be successful throughout their academic career.
Students will be given the opportunity to learn through a variety of hands-on activities and projects in all subject areas, and will utilize new educational technology. This approach is designed to enhance the learning process of a general studies track, with specific emphasis in the fields of Math, English/Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies. Our commitment is to help each student become more confident in their abilities as thinkers and learners, and fully prepare them for the next level, both academically and socially.
Dear Fourth Grade Families,
Believe it or not, we are already thinking about next year! We are excited to work with your children during the 2019-2020 school year. The following is a list of supplies needed for each child. Many of the items are on sale during the summer months, so take advantage of those sales! Thank you for your support!
The school department will be purchasing crayons, pencils, and glue sticks for your child and we have student scissors in the classroom. Feel free to buy extra pencils and glue sticks to keep them at home in case your child needs to use them to do tasks at home.
Please note that your child’s assigned teacher along with itinerants may need items that are not on this list and will be asked for at the start of the school year.
- Colored Pencils
- Pens: just a few for special writing times-blue and/or black
- Pens: several colorful, for correcting in colors like red, purple, green….!
- Earbuds/headphones for chromebook use. Students prefer to use their own, which is more sanitary, although headphones are available by the school department for shared use with all students.
Classroom Cleanliness Wish List:
- 2 or 3 boxes of tissues
- 1 canister of disinfecting wipes
Thank you again, and have an enjoyable summer!
Our goal for Fifth graders at Robertson Elementary is to help the students practice, refine and grow their skills, and take what they have learned to the next step. Fifth graders build on what they learned in 4th grade by thinking and analyzing in deeper ways.
Our program is designed to encourage the students to be more independent in the learning process, and less dependent on the guidance and support from teachers or other adults. Students certainly have available to them the assistance of a teacher when called for, but at the same time are educated to understand that at this juncture in their academic careers they have been equipped with the essential tools to help themselves, and are ready for larger roles at school, home, and in the community.
- Pens-Black/Blue and red…..colored pencils
- At least 3 2-pocket folders
- 4 Spiral notebooks
- Earbuds or headsets. The school will have some to share but for sanitary reasons students should have their own.
- Dry erase markers-2 or 3
- Clorox wipes