Welcome to Columbia River Gorge Elementary! We are so excited for you to join the River Otter Family. This is going to be a great year of learning and growth for your Kindergarten Otter and we look forward to partnering with you to help set all students up for success. ~Principal Hannah Hartman
August 23 – 24 Kindergarten Testing!
Students will meet with a kindergarten teacher at CRGE at their scheduled time. This will be a 20 minute meeting with your kindergartener and the teachers to gain knowledge on current student skills. You can contact the school to set up at time if you do not have one yet.
August 29th – Kindergarten Orientation!
5:00 We will meet all together in the gym. Students and families will have the opportunity to meet teachers, hear from the principal, ride the bus, and tour the school/classroom.
August 30th – Back to School Night!
5:00-7:00 All-School Open House for every grade. You can meet/greet other staff and students, bring school supplies, connect with our Boosters, and more.
September 5 – First Day of School for Grades 1-5 and Kindergarten students last name starting with A-G
Kindergarten Soft Start for the First Day
This year, Washougal School District has planned a “Soft Start” for Kindies. Students will experience their first days of school in small amounts. We know this format will be supportive for kids as they ease into learning. This format will support the students as they learn about their teacher, school, and classroom routines.
September 5, 9:10-12:40 am Students with Last Name that starts with A-G, in person learning in a small group, Afternoon Family Connections Meetings with Teachers
September 6, 9:10-12:40 am Students with Last Name that starts with H-P, in person learning in a small group, Afternoon Family Connections Meetings with Teachers
September 7, 9:10-12:40 am Students with Last Name that starts with Q-Z, in person learning in a small group, Afternoon Family Connections Meetings with Teachers
September 8, 9:10-12:40 am ALL Kindergarteners, in person learning for a half day in the morning, Afternoon Family Connections Meetings with Teachers
NO SCHOOL FOR KINDERGARTNERS Friday, September 15th for further testing for new students & Family Connections Meetings with Teachers
Questions? Call Principal Hartman 360-954-3901, or Email firstname.lastname@example.org