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Miriam Gaitan

Welcome to our class page. Here you will find important information about our class and how to contact me in case you need to communicate with me.
My name is Miriam Gaitan. I have the priviledge to be one of the kindergarten teachers for the 2023-2024 school year. I am so excited to be your child's teacher. Together, we are going to help your student to have a lot of fun during their learning journey. Our goal in kinder is to give each child the tools needed to build a strong academic foundation while fostering a love for school and learning. I look forward to a year of growth, discovery, and excitement. Can't wait to meet you. 

About Me:

I gradutated with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and Teaching Credential from CSUSB. This will be my 18th year teaching in the Etiwanda School District. I am blessed to be able to do what I love and call it work. I am married and have three children. When I am not at school, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, watching my son's baseball games, and serving at my church.

Some of my favorite things:

  • Color: Yellow, black and white, polka dots and stripes

  • Fast food: Chick Fil-a, In n Out

  • Drink: Tea and coffee

  • Bake goods: Croissants

  • Candy: Jolly Ranchers, Chocolates with nuts/caramel (Sees)

  • Stores: Hobby Lobby, Target, Zara, Home Goods, etc.

    To communicate with me:

  • Rooms App

  • Email:


Mondays are minimum days 8:15am - 1:15pm

Tuesday - Friday 8:15 - 2:45pm

Library - Tuesdays

P.E. -Tues/Thurs

Music - Every other Thursday

Social Emotional Lessons (SEL) - Every other Thursday


  • Be sure your child knows if they are getting a hot lunch from school or bringing one from home, as well as what items are for lunch and what is for snack recess. You know your child best.

  • Label (name/last name, room C-3) all of your child's belongings.

  • Check your child's black folder every day for communication.

  • Empty your child's black folder every Friday.

  • Remember to return the borrowed library book on Tuesdays.

  • Message me using the Rooms App with questions or concerns.

    Looking forward to a great year!

    Mrs. Gaitan

Upcoming Events

April 12th - Check Progress Report for Trimester 3 on Aeries

May 16th - Open House 2024 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

May 17th - End of the Year Kindergarten Lunch - Parents bring lunch to their student - 10:45am-11:25am

May 17th - Last Day to turn in permission slip and donation for Kinder Field trip.

May 22nd - Kinder Field Trip - Lewis Playhouse VG Cultural Center

May 23rd - Last Day of School - Early Dismissal 1:15pm


Library will be every Tuesday. Please remember to send your child's library book on Monday or Tuesday.

School Lunch

Free lunch is available to students each day.

Homework Assignments

Homework is optional in Kindergarten and is not graded. We will send a packet home every Monday. Starting date to be announced.

Web Links

Footsteps 2 Brilliance

Classroom Supplies

These are a few items that our class runs low at times. Donations would be greatly appreciated.

  • Tissue boxes

  • Glue sticks

  • Baby wipes

  • Zip-Lock bags sandwich /gallon /snack size

  • Dial Antibacterial Hand Soap

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