Kindergarten Update

Dear Parents, January 17,2020

You should have received information about our Family History Project in connection with our Catholic Schools Week celebration. We would like each student to be able to share a little bit about their family’s heritage. Please assist your child in completing this project but allow them to do as much as they can on their own, This project is due back to school by January 23rd so we can display them during our special week! Questions? Feel free to email us.

Don’t forget about the Oratorical Fest which takes place on Thursday, January 30th for the entire student body. If you are able to attend, it is quite impressive. Kindergartners have recited their speeches in class for their classmates. We will be selecting four students to participate in the Oratorical Fest. Thanks for the extra practice required for this assignment. If your child is chosen for the all school Oratorical Fest, please practice with your child so that they can feel confident in speaking in front of the student body.We will let you know which students have been selected. 

The students will begin learning about the Zones of Regulation. The Zones of Regulation program is a framework to teach self-regulation.The students will be  introduced to the different zones and will learn how they can use the zones to describe how they feel. Books are used which describe different feelings that they might have in each zone. Students have begun sharing emotions that they feel. We have discussed the fact that students may feel different emotions at different times and that this is expected and part of being who they are. The zones are Red, Yellow, Green and Blue. More information to come later.

Our Super Kid is Bella.

Rose will go home with Hera.

The Guesstimation Jar will begin next week!

What’s Happening in Class?

ELA/Language Arts/ Superkids Curriculum- Introduce Superkid Hot Rod, recognize words are made up of letters,Identify upper and lower case Hh, identify initial h,listen for details, read memory word “the”, encode h and other letter sounds, encode words, identify the title of a story, answer questions about a story, generate ideas, draw and label a picture

Math.-  Workplace assessments-Count up to 20, represent addition with fingers, represent subtraction with objects, solve subtraction story problems,decompose numbers less than or equal to 10 into pairs in more than one way, for any number from 1 to 9 find the number that makes 10 when added to that number

Science- Weather Patterns

Social Studies- Zones of Regulation

Religion- Jesus Teaches Us to Pray, We Pray Every Day

Looking Ahead

Friday, January 17th- No School -Staff Day

Monday, January 20th- No School- Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Thursday, January 23rd- January Homework Due

Friday, January 24th- Book Orders Due 

Sunday, January 26th- Friday , January 31st- Catholic Schools Week

      Sunday January 26th -Catholic School Week Mass- 9:00 AM -Open House until 12 

      Monday, January 27th- Celebrate Community, Vocations

      Tuesday, January 28th-Celebrate the Nation- Multi-Cultural Day –

      Students can wear the colors of their culture or traditional clothing from their culture.


      Wednesday, January 29th- Celebrate Students- Free Dress- All school Assembly

      Lawrence Hall of Science 

      Thursday, January 30th- Celebrate Academic Excellence-Oratorical Fest-1:00 PM

       Friday, January 31st- Teacher Appreciation- Noon Dismissal

Last Notes to Parents from your Children:

Remember that I may not always hear you…

Try to understand that I am not ignoring you when you repeat yourself, but I may not like what you are saying.

Help me to accept my consequences...

I may get hurt, but with your love I will get through it.

Remember that it isn’t easy being a child…

And help me to understand that it is twice as hard being an adult.

Remember that I need lots of love…

And So do you.

Thanks for all you do.

Mrs. Foster and Mrs. Halkias

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