Kindergarten Update

Kindergarten Update

Dear Parents,

What a lovely Mother’s Day Tea we had on Wednesday in the garden with our Kindergartners! The students so enjoyed having their mothers come and visit. We hope that you enjoyed the gifts that they made for you. May you continue to be blessed with the love of your families on Mother’s Day.

We would like to bring to your attention a special ceremony which takes place on Tuesday, May 28th. The Ribbon Ceremony is a tradition in which the Kindergartners place ribbons on the graduating 8th graders. It is a joy to see the “little ones” honor the older students by placing a special ribbon on the graduates in this special Mass. The mass is at 10:45AM and is one that you may not want to miss, if at all possible.

For the end of the year we have two special events planned. We would like to visit Fairyland for  our end of year party and are waiting to hear confirmation of our trip. We will need drivers and there is a fee ; we will advise you of the date as soon as we have confirmation. The students are also learning songs for a musical production which we will perform for you on the last week of school. It is entitled “Friendly Neighborhood Helpers.” Each student will perform with a buddy a song about a “community helper”. You may receive a copy of some words for the song your child will be singing. Please practice with your child even if you don’t know the tunes. They children will know them! Again the date for our production has not been finalized but we will let you know as soon as it is confirmed.

The Guesstimation Jar goes to William.

What’s Happening in Class?

ELA/ Language Arts/ Superkids/ Writing- recognize that vowels have a short and long sound, identify words with a long sound, understand sequence words, follow oral directions, review memory words,identify words with the long e,i and o sounds,blend sounds to decode words, use verbs correctly in a sentence

Math.-Count to 50 by 1’s and 10’s, identify whether the number of objects in one group is greater than, less than or equal to the number of objects in another group, decompose numbers from 11-19 into a group of 10 and some, model three dimensional shapes in the world by building them, look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning

Science- Force and Motion – Investigation and Assessment

Social Studies- Community Helpers

Religion- Jesus Has Many Friends

Looking Ahead

Monday, May 13th- STAR testing begins

Tuesday, May 14th- FUN RUN

Friday, May 17th- Talent Show- 1-3PM

Monday, May 20th- Free Dress for May birthdays

Friday, May 24th- Noon Dismissal

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mothers and grandmothers.

Sincerely, Mrs. Foster and Mrs. Halkias

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