Cool News from Team KB
September 24, 2015
Notes from Mrs. Rodriguez...
Tuesday, September 29 - Scholastic Book Orders are due, either online or in class. There is an online code for our class GV4GV and you can order online, which earns coupons for you and free books for our class. New this year if you are paying by check please make the check out to Scholastic Book Clubs.
Friday, October 2 - Mrs. Luhman will be back to check on our handwashing techniques. Our class is from 10:05-10:50 and it would be a huge help to have 2 parents come in to help monitor the handwashing in the bathrooms. Please let me know if you are able to come in and help in this way.
Thursday, October 8 - Open House for Danforth Elementary and Gilman Elementary Schools. There will be a Scholastic Book Fair held at the Gilman Elementary School.
Friday, October 9 - No School for Kids - Teacher's Institute
Monday, October 12 - No School - Columbus Day
2:55 pm - We line up Onarga/Thawville kids
3:00 pm - Onarga/Thawville kids board the bus
3:05 pm - Parents who pick up their children at DES can pick them up from the left door of the gym, to help alleviate confusion in the hallway.
3:10 pm - Gilman Students board the bus
3:40 pm - Rural Route bus students board their bus
Strategy of the Week
Occasionally we also lay on our tummies on the carpet to do some "tummy reading". this is called "propped and prone" and it is one way for the children to strengthen their core, and make sitting up easier. These would be two great things to practice at home so the children have an easier time when we are working at school.
Can You Help Us Please?
*watch the green folder for important papers from the office and for homework. Take a few minutes each night to help your child complete the homework, making sure they write their *own* name. :)
*read to your child, at least 20 minutes each day. Soon we will begin sending home Book-In-A-Bag so you will have more options.
How can you help our classroom from home?
*Our Help At Home Bag is hanging right inside my door with projects that need to be done. Check it when you stop in, or send a note and I can put something in your child's bookbag. Currently I have some lamination to be cut in the bag.
*save Boxtops and Campbell's Labels for Education, put them in a bag and send them in to school! Every Boxtop is worth 10 cents for our school and every Label for Education is worth points towards items for our school.
*we save "good clean garbage", so if you are able to provide any of these items (any time) that would be super
~clean empty Crystal Light (or similar) containers
~clean empty frosting containers
~clean empty soup or fruit cans
~clean lids from water bottles, soda bottles and the like. Prefer those with few words on the top. We use them for spelling games.