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Welcome to School
Welcome to school title card.png
Airdate March 26, 2006
Season 1
Episode 13
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Welcome to School is a Signing Time! episode from season one. It aired on PBS Kids in the United States on March 26, 2006. It was the thirteenth and final episode of the first season aired in the United States.

Characters

Summary

Alex and Leah head off to school as they teach signs and sing songs about things to do and see in the classroom.

Songs

Note: This is based on the album's track list.

  1. Signing Time! Theme
  2. Hello, Backpack
  3. Welcome to School
  4. Learning Centers
  5. On My Way Home

Plot

Intro - Rachel welcomes Alex, Leah, Hopkins, and the viewers to sing and sign with us.

Rachel signs the words crayons, scissors, paper, glue, pen, pencil, table, chair, and backpack in American Sign Language.

Rachel signs the words school, line up, pay attention, learn, remember, and smart in American Sign Language.

Rachel signs the words name, word, write, numbers, count, read, quiet, rest, draw, and paint in American Sign Language.

Rachel is tired. She signs the words school work, music, art, recess, and eating lunch in American Sign Language. Alex and Leah's last day of school has ended. She waves goodbye to the viewers and the episode ends.

The end credits roll with the song playing: "Welcome to School".

Signing Time! Manual Alphabet: Rachel asks the viewers to sign all 26 letters of the alphabet. She signs the letters A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, and Z in American Sign Language.

Sign Review

  1. Crayons
  2. Scissors
  3. Paper
  4. Glue
  5. Pen
  6. Pencil
  7. Table
  8. Chair
  9. Backpack
  10. School
  11. Line Up
  12. Pay Attention
  13. Learn
  14. Remember
  15. Smart
  16. Name
  17. Word
  18. Write
  19. Numbers
  20. Count
  21. Draw
  22. Paint
  23. Read
  24. Quiet
  25. Rest
  26. School Work
  27. Music
  28. Art
  29. Recess
  30. Eating Lunch

Trivia

  • This is the last episode to feature a 2006 different font style.
  • This is the only episode to premiere in March 26, 2006.
  • The setting takes place at the school.
  • This is the last episode of Season 1.
  • This is the 13th appearance of Alex and Leah.
  • This is the 10th appearance of Hopkins the Frog.
  • This is the last "Signing Time!" episode to be released on VHS.
  • This is the 13th episode of the series.
  • This is the 13th appearance of Rachel Coleman.
  • The signs are crayons, scissors, paper, glue, pen, pencil, table, chair, backpack, school, line up, pay attention, learn, remember, smart, principal, teacher, class, student, name, word, write, numbers, count, draw, paint, read, quiet, and rest.
  • The DVD Menu and end credits playing in the background is the Welcome to School song.
  • The Signing Time! Theme, Hello, Backpack, Welcome to School, Learning Centers, and On My Way Home songs of this episode were featured in the Come Sing with Us, Volume 13 CD album.

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Series 1 Episodes
My First Signs | Playtime Signs | Everyday Signs | Family, Feelings, and Fun | ABC Signs | My Favorite Things | Leah's Farm | The Great Outdoors | Zoo Train | My Day | My Neighborhood | Time to Eat | Welcome to School
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