Kindergarten readiness program helps ease children into classroom


Rylan Beaver, 5, (left) and Brayla Garrigus, 5, read books while getting to know each other during K101 at J.B. Stephens Elementary School this week. (Tom Russo / Daily Reporter)

Zeke Settles, 5, listens to teacher Greg Vogel during an introduction to kindergarten class at J.B. Stephens Elementary. The school offers K101, a kindergarten readiness class for children who haven%u2019t had a preschool experience. (Tom Russo / Daily Reporter)

GREENFIELD — Raising your hand; walking in line; knowing what it means to sit “criss-cross applesauce.”

It’s the little things that make a difference when preparing a child for those first few days of school, teachers say, and that’s what this week at J.B. Stephens has been all about.

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