Saturday, August 30, 2014

We Had Fun...

We had a great week this past week.  We worked in various centers and worked on following directions and learning procedures.  The main area we worked on were numbers 1-4 and also the alphabet.  It is very important for everyone to continue to work on their letter names.  We are only concerned with letter names at this point.  This coming week we will work with letters A-N.  If your child is having difficulty with letters, then only work on the uppercase letters first, then once they are mastered work on lowercase letters.

We also had our first assembly on Friday afternoon.  We had bully free winners.  This is when a child in each class is recognized for their friendship.  The teachers are looking for children who are being friends, sharing, and working hard in the classroom.  We also recognized students who had "super powers."  At this assembly I shared that all the kindergartners had the super power of being brave.  All the children are doing a really good job coming into the building and getting to work right away.  I was impressed with how well the first few weeks have been going!  Thanks for all of your support!

 Super Brave Girl!

 Bully Free Winners

 Math Exploration Center

 Exploring Letters

 Exploring Letters

 Making Letters with Play-Doh

Play-Doh Fun

Sunday, August 24, 2014

This Week...

We will continue to work on rules and procedures this week!  The children have been doing fairly good job.  Some children do need some extra practice, but I am confident we will do a great job!

We will also be reading "The Little School Bus" and identify rhyming words.  We will also learn our first two sight words: "I" and "am."  We will begin our "Go Math" series and work on the numbers 1-4 this week.  We will work on counting a set of objects and making sure we can identify these numbers in pictures, numbers, and words!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

First Day...

We had a great first day in kindergarten.  We read "The Kissing Hand" and the children learned about the character Chester.  We also met our new friends and worked hard!  Here are a few of our friends (I will post more pictures throughout the week)!

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

2014-2015 Hours...

We will be operating on a half day schedule...
AM: 9:05 - 12:00
PM: 12:50 - 3:45

Students who are leaving at 12 or arriving at 12:50 will have transportation provided regardless of distance from school.  The only reason you will not receive transportation is if you are an open enrolled student living in a different school zone.

Children who are arriving at 9:05 or leaving at 3:45 will only receive transportation if they live further than the 2 mile radius from school.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact the district office at 943-5000 or the school office at 943-6900.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Group Time...

I was amazed by how well the children worked together to figure out missing words in a book.  I went out on a limb and let the children choose their own groups and begin working to figure out missing words.  The students had to read, comprehend, and problem solve to figure out the word.  The students then had to write the word.  I was amazed how well the children chose their groups and how they stayed on task the entire time.  I was ready for chaos, but it was such a great sight to listen and to watch them work!

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Planting Fun...

We have planted our spring plants and the children had a blast.  The children are know observing the changes that are occurring and keeping a science journal.  The children will be writing about what is happening and what they are observing!

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Math Fun...

This past week we worked with jelly beans to count, graph, sort, and make number sentences!  We had a lot of fun and thank you to the various families who sent in jelly beans and eggs!


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