MJS Kinder Press

October 5th, 2015 - Week 4

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Kindergarten Parent Coffee - Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

8:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in the HPAC

Come and meet some of the enrichment teachers and hear some tips from the teachers for a successful school year!
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Kindergartners and other students may wear pink accessories this week in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Accessories may include bows, barrettes, hair ribbons, socks and belts.

Kindergarten Curriculum


In math we practiced making a growing pattern (for example, each row grows by one - 1, 2, 3, 4). We also have begun to compare and order numbers through 10. This includes putting the vocabulary greater and less into practice with hands-on manipulatives.

We continue to study the amazing lives of some of the Old Testament heroes of the Bible during religion. This past week, we learned about Joseph and his colorful coat. It is a story that teaches us about making good choices in difficult times and real forgiveness.

Language Arts-
The kindergartners are finishing working on Alf, who loves camping and being outdoors. In our rotations last Friday, the kindergartners had a chance to experience "camping" in Mrs. Heupler's class. Tents were pitched and s'mores were roasted adding to the experience of learning about the outdoors with Alf!

For the upcoming week, we will be introducing a new character from the SUPERKIDS series and the students will continue working on rhyming and middle sounds.


The online sign-up option for milk and juice has concluded. If you are still interested in enrolling your child in this program, you may sign up at the front desk. Please bring a check in the amount of $50.00 payable to Mayfield Junior School and Beth Stavros, our front office Administrative Assistant, will process any orders submitted for your child.

SAVE THE DATE! Upcoming Events and Reminders!

Wednesday, October 7, 8:15-9:00 AM- HPAC- Kindergarten Parent Coffee- Come and meet some of the enrichment teachers and hear some tips from the teachers for a successful school year!

Friday, October 9th - Pumpkin Patch Release Form Due in Kindergarten.

Wednesday, October 14th - Kindergarten Pumpkin Patch Field Trip

Wednesday, October 21st and Thursday, October 22nd - Parent/Teacher Conferences - No School

Please sign up online for Parent/Teacher conferences and classes. Please note, some classes on October 21st are already full.

Friday, October 23rd - MJS Golf Classic Event @ 9:00 a.m.

Friday, October 30th - Annual Harvest Festival Event at MJS (afternoon event). Details to follow.

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Field Trip - Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Patch

Our first class field trip is to Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Patch on Wednesday, October 14th.

All parent volunteers need to be at school by 8:30 a.m and please meet in Mrs. Agundez's classroom for instructions and driving directions. If you are driving for this field trip, please make sure you have a copy of your driver's license and car insurance on file at the front desk. Feel free to drop off these items at any time through October 13th to the front desk.

Cal Poly Pomona has a college store on premises and we respectfully ask our parents and caregivers to not visit the store during during our field trip.

Along with the children, parents and caregivers should also pack a brown bag lunch for the field trip since we will be at the pumpkin patch over the lunch hour. Thank you for volunteering for our first field trip!

October Birthdays

10/02 - Brandon Chen - Mrs. Hale's class
10/04 - Cadence Chan - Mrs. Heupler's class
10/06 - Theo Briggs - Mrs. Hale's class
10/10 - Lily Hammer - Mrs. Hale's class

10/12 - Joaquin Castro - Mrs Agundez's class
10/13 - Kanan Haney - Mrs. Agundez's class
10/15 - Henry Teltser - Mrs. Hale's class
10/20 - Sienna Whitaker - Mrs. Heupler's class
10/28 - Emilie Gonzalez - Mrs. Heupler's clsas

Parent Reader Time in Kindergarten!

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Spanish Class with Senorita Velasco!

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Mrs. Ireland Helps Out with Kindergarten Art Journals!