Welcome to KA


     Welcome to the Kindergarten A Web site.

    KA Teachers

    Mrs. Fiorello (Instructional Assistant) & Mrs. Schnier (Classroom Teacher) 

    Mrs. Schnier's email address    mschnier@stmatthiasnj.org

    Welcome to  the Kindergarten family.


    We strive to engage each student spiritually and academically in a Christ-centered environment, to prepare them to live as disciples and citizens.


    Items you will need to purchase for school

    • 1 regular sized backpack. NO wheels.
    • 1 set of Headphones for the classroom
    • Small liquid glue for art
    • Markers
    • Water Bottle
    • Lunch and/or snack bag
    • Change of clothes (1 shirt, 1 pair of underwear, 1 pair of pants, 1 pair of socks) in a clear Ziploc bag labeled
      • We ask that when dirty clothes are sent home, you replace them by the next school day


    Items in the Kindergarten starter kit (Cost $16.00) 

    3 Journals                            $1.75 each                                               $5.25            

    1 package of 24 crayons           .50 box                                                    .50

    1 crayon box                        $1.00 box                                                 $1.00    

    2 pencils                              Mrs. Schnier purchased for the children         free

    1 eraser                               Mrs. Schnier purchased for the children         free

    1 extra large pencil case        $3.50                                                       $3.50

    1 pair of scissors                   $2.25                                                       $2.25

    1 large glue stick                  $1.75                                                        $1.75

    1 folder                                $1.75                                                        $1.75

    Total                                                                                                 $16.00


    All students must purchase the kindergarten starter kit. 

    I noticed a pencil sharpener was on the art list. I would prefer that I sharpen their pencils for safety reasons. Please do not purchase a pencil sharpener. Thank you.


    Put your child's name on EVERYTHING! 

     SMS has gone green!
    SMS participates in Reduce, Reuse and Recycle projects and community service projects. 
    KA enjoys being Earthkeepers as we protect our planet and care for our fellow students!

    SMS saves the following items.
    Please place the items in an envelope/baggie before sending to school in the daily communication envelope.
    • Box Tops for Education - cut them out and send them to school
    • Tab tops from aluminum/metal drink cans, soup cans, etc. to benefit Ronald McDonald House  

    Important information available on this website: 


    (These are not links, they are places to visit on the web site)
    KA Lunch and Specials - shows day-by-day details of the current week

     My Calendar - shows important dates for Kindergarten students

    KA Learning Websites - educational websites to visit from home