Connect to Kindergarten

  • Welcome to Maplewood!

    We can't wait to meet you and your incoming kindergartner. We'll have lots of events between now and the start of the upcoming school year to make it a smooth and fun transition for your student!

    Check out this presentation for information about Kindergarten at Maplewood.

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    Connect to Kindergarten 2024

Upcoming Events

  • Maplewood Kindergarten Informational

    • February 28: 3-4 pm, Maplewood Gym

    Join us for a presentation about what it is like to be in Kindergarten at Maplewood. You will learn about our curriculum, our staff and how to help your child be prepared for kindergarten. We look forward to seeing you there! We will have representatives from our PTA, Foundation, Before and After School Daycare (Champions), our Nurse, Counselors, SpEd department, and Nutrition Services. 

    Popsicles on the Playground

    • May 15: 3-4 pm, Maplewood Playground
    • (Rain date: May 22)

    Join us on the Maplewood playground area to have popsicles and to meet other future Maplewood kindergarten students. Our stellar Maplewood Kindergarten teachers will also join us too!

    Summer Playground Meet-ups

    Join these informal summer playground meet-ups to meet other incoming Kinders and their families.

    • 7/7/24 (Sunday): April Hill Park @ 10am
    • 7/22/24 (Monday): Spring Garden Park @ 4pm
    • 8/3/24 (Saturday): Maplewood School @ 11am (feel free to bring a picnic lunch)

    Thank you to Liz Wagner ( for organizing!

    Kinder Carnival

    • August 18: 4-5:30 pm, Maplewood Playground

    By this date, your child will likely be getting excited and nervous about starting Kindergarten. This event is a great time to connect with other Maplewood kindergartners. We will have a face painter, a balloon artist, bowling, and art and crafts! 

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  • Kindergarten Chronicles: A few words from Maplewood kindergarten alumni

  •      Sam

  •      Neva

  •      Jack

  •      Nora