Kindergarten Update

May 8, 2016

Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day to all of our Kindergarten moms! I know how hard you all work to keep things running smoothly at home. And, since we won't be in school in June, here's an early Happy Father's Day to our dads! Thanks to ALL parents for your help and support this year as reading volunteers, party helpers, and Mystery Readers!

Last Week's Fun...

*We continued our study of 3-D shapes.


*We worked on finishing up our pet informational books


*The sight words "so" and "not" were introduced.


*We learned about habitats and Kansas wild animals during our field trip to the Wilderness Science Center.

This Week's Fun...

*The sight words "one" and "this" will be introduced.


*We'll finish up our pet informational books just in time to share during Young Author's Day next Monday, May 16.


*We'll wrap up our study of shapes and practice addition and subtraction fluency.


*We'll continue our study of living things during science.

Important Dates...

*Monday, May 9: ALL library books due...the first class to return all books earns an extra recess:)!


*Tuesday, May 10: LAST early dismissal at 2:00 :)


*Wednesday, May 11: Math MAP testing in afternoon


*Thursday, May 12: BOGO Book Fair...our class will visit from 1:00-1:20, but you may come at any time to purchase books with your child.


*Tuesday, May 17: Kindergarten Field Day (please see Mrs. Farthing's "Howl" for a Sign-Up Genius link for volunteering).


*Thursday, May 19: Last day of Kindergarten...regular dismissal time


*Friday, May 20: Last day of school for grades 1-5...11:45 dismissal