September 15, 2017
A Note From the Teacher
We have had another great week together. We are so proud of how hard the children are working. They are so sweet to each other and try so hard to do their personal best each day. We are very close to earning all our brownie points again! This means we will be having brownies for snack soon!
In writing, we are now working on writing even longer stories through pictures and words. We are helping them stretch out the sounds they hear in words...even if its just the first sound in the word. You may want to help your child practice this this weekend.
In reading, we are continuing to work on reading with a partner. Next week, we will start using "Reading Mats". This will help us to remember that even if you read a book once, you can always reread it to discover even more! We will practice reading by ourselves as well.
In math we will start afternoon workstations. During these rotational activities, the children will practice skills such as sorting, counting, writing numbers, building 2-D shapes, and much more! During our calendar each day, we explore daily weather and seasonal changes. We even practice counting 1-100 through movement and song. This is a kindergarten standard that we will practice all year long.
Finally, I want to send out a BIG THANK YOU to all of our sweet friends who visited Midway's book fair this week. I think it was a great success! Thank you also to those who donated books to our class as well!
I hope everyone has a great weekend! Thank you as always for sharing your children with us!
Mustang of the Week
We will start our "Mustang of the Week " next week. On Friday each week, one child will be randomly chosen from our class. He/she will be spotlighted in our class the following week as well as on our Midway morning program. That child will also be asked to send in a few items to share with the class such as pictures, a favorite book, etc. When your child is chosen, we will send home a paper with more details. I will email you as well and let you know. This is a great way to get to know our sweet Mustangs even more!
Our First Collaborative Planning Day - Wed., September 20
1. Order a school lunch
2. Bring a lunch Box from home
3. Your child will eat lunch at home and we will give them a snack here at school.
Please return this form to school on Monday.
***PLEASE ALSO SEND A NOTE IF YOUR CHILD IS GOING HOME A DIFFERENT WAY ON WEDNESDAY...OTHERWISE WE WILL SEND HIM/HER HOME the NORMAL WAY.
Related Arts Schedule
Tuesday - Art
Wednesday - Library
Thursday - P.E.
Friday - STEAM Lab
TONIGHT, Friday, September 15 - Midway's Family Movie Night - "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"
Thank you PTO for hosting this for our families!
Wednesday, Sept. 20 - Our first Collaborative Planning Day - Students will be dismissed at 11:40. We will send more information home at a later date.
Wednesday, September 20 - Midway's Restaurant Night at Salsaritas
Wednesday, Sept. 27 - Individual Fall Pictures
Thursday, September 28 - "Bring a parent (or grandparent, etc) to P.E. day"! We invite you all to come join us at 12:05 in the P.E. room on Thursday. Don't forget to wear your tennis shoes too!
Sunday, Oct. 1 - The Wizards Basketball Game