A Note from Principal Curran
Updates from Thorpe Creek Elementary Sept. 2021
Healthy Bedtime Habits
When designing your child's bedtime routine, consider including:
*time for the child to wind down (like a bath or shower)
*devices are turned off and put away (outside of the bedroom)
*child brushes teeth and uses the restroom
*adult reads aloud 1-2 picture books or chapters to the child while the child is in bed
*allow the child to read independently (or look at books for emerging readers) for 15 minutes-ish afterwards. Remember, books, not devices. Devices are stimulating and the goal is for the child to relax in preparation for sleep.
Your child will love your undivided attention at the end of each busy day!
Let us know how it's going! Sweet dreams, Cardinals!
working on letter names, sounds, and words that start with that letter
developing skilled readers by partner reading; learning to provide constructive feedback that helps us improve
recognizing and creating patterns
Making Our Learning Visible; a short video to share our learning with you
Congratulations to Miss Bischoff! She competed in the Big Shoulders 5K Swim in Lake Michigan!
Congratulations to Miss Barry! She has been named a FINALIST for Academic Coach of Year by the Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP)!
Thank you for helping teach and re-teach your child proper mask wearing (over the nose and over the mouth). We are using the same language at school. We are getting better every day!