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Dear Families,

I am so excited to have your child in my class this year.  I want you to keep you updated about what is  going on here in room 124.  I will communicate information to you in two different ways.  For quick and short text updates I use Remind.  For information longer than 140 characters I use this website.  

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Report Cards

Report Cards go home today.  Please sign and return the envelope tomorrow. The copy of the report card inside is yours to keep.

Kindergarten Zoo Field trip is April 3rd.  Permission slips, lunch forms and chaperone forms are due on March 21st.

Spring Pictures

Individual Spring Portraits will be going home with your child this afternoon.  All students that were here on picture day will recieve a packet.  Instructions for payment are inside the packet.  Please return any portraits you do not want to purchase to school within 7 days. You can purchase the entire set,  buy just selected items, or return the entire package.

Kindergarten Rodeo Day and Music Program

  • On Friday March 3rd, we will celebrate Cowboy Day and have a musical Hoe-Down Program.
  • From 9:00-1:00 Kindergartners will visit a variety of fun stations.  We will break for lunch at our regular time.
  • On this day your child can dress like a cowboy or cowgirl.  No spurs or guns, please.
  • At 1:35 the musical program begins in the cafeteria.
  • A pre-registration form came home today in your child's binder.  Pre-registration will help you avoid long check in lines. Forms are due by Feb. 27th.  Remember to bring your ID even if you pre-register.

Valentine Boxes and Cards

Tomorrow is the big day! Bring your Valentine box and Valentine cards if you have not done so already.

Happy New Year!

I hope you had a fabulous break.  I look forward to seeing all the kids tomorrow morning. New snack and specials calendars will come home this week.  But here is a sneak peek:

Wednesday - Music
Thursday - PE
Friday - Art
 
Also, an adult size red coat was left at the Christmas party.  Please let me know if it is yours and I will send home with your student.

Weekly Update - December 5th-9th

Upcoming Events:

  • Captain Book Story Treasures Program - Dec. 15th
  • Lost and Found items donated to charity - Dec. 15th
  • Kindergarten Holiday Party - Dec. 16th at 10:30
           Click this link to sign up to send items, set up or serve at the party
           Thank you to all who have volunteered!
  • Early Dismissal - Dec. 16th at 12:50
 Language Arts: 
  • Sight Words for second 9 weeks:               
          of, that, are, an, can, for, go, here, in, it, no, said
  • Rhyming - identifying if two words rhyme and generating a word that rhymes with a given word
  • Reading Level A books using voice print match - touching each word as it is read
  • Blending onset and rimes orally-
    • Teacher says:  /h/     /op/   Students say: hop
  • Segmenting a spoken word into syllables
  • r controlled vowels /ar/
  • writing a list 

Math:

  • Identifying needs and wants
  • Identifying coins - penny, nickel, dime and quarter

Social Studies and Science are alternated through the year. This week our focus is Social Studies.

     Tolerance - respecting the differences of others

 

Upcoming Events:

  • Dress Like a Pirate Day -  Dec. 7th
  • Captain Book Story Treasures Program - Dec. 15th
  • Lost and Found items donated to charity - Dec. 15th
  • Kindergarten Holiday Party - Dec. 16th at 10:30
           Click this link to sign up to send items, set up or serve at the party
  • Early Dismissal - Dec. 16th at 12:50
 Language Arts: 
  • Sight Words for second 9 weeks:               
          of, that, are, an, can, for, go, here, in, it, no, said
  • Rhyming - identifying if two words rhyme and generating a word that rhymes with a given word
  • Reading Level A books using voice print match - touching each word as it is read
  • Blending onset and rimes orally-
    • Teacher says:  /h/     /op/   Students say: hop
  • Segmenting a spoken word into syllables
  • Identifying the beginning, middle and end of a story
  • Telling and writing a story with a beginning, middle and ending

Math:

  • Composing and decomposing numbers up to 10
  • Number bonds

Social Studies and Science are alternated through the year. This week our focus is Social Studies.

     Common Sense - thinking before acting, using good judgement

 

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Weekly Update November 14th -17th

Upcoming Events:

  • Thanksgiving Break   Nov. 21st - 25th 
  • Dress Like a Pirate Day -  Dec. 7th
  • Captain Book Story Treasures Program - Dec. 15th
  • Lost and Found items donated to charity - Dec. 15th
  • Kindergarten Holiday Party - Dec. 16th at 10:30
  • Early Dismissal - Dec. 16th at 12:50
 Language Arts: 
  • Sight Words for second 9 weeks:               
          of, that, are, an, can, for, go, here, in, it, no, said
  • Rhyming - identifying if two words rhyme and generating a word that rhymes with a given word
  • Segmenting a spoken word into syllables
  • Readers learn how characters look, act, and feel 
  • Identifying the beginning, middle and end of a story
  • Telling and writing a story with a beginning, middle and ending

Math:

  • Composing and decomposing numbers up to 10
  • Number bonds

Social Studies and Science are alternated through the year. This week our focus is Social Studies.

      Gratitude

Take Home Readers

Your child will bring home a book to read each night Monday-Thursday.  Please see the specific instructions in your child's binder.  Don't forget to write the name of the book on the book log, sign the log, and return the book the next day.