Lakehoma Ledger

February, 2020

From the Front Office...

2020 is in full swing as we enter the month of February! This will be a busy month! If your child is missing a jacket or coat, please have them check the Lost and Found area! Let's have a great month full of kindness!

Pre-K

In February we will be learning letters K, V, and U. We will be celebrating the 100th day of school on February 6th! Pre-K Valentine Parties will be Friday, February 14th 9:00-9:45. We are working really hard in our classes to write our first names independently. We would love any help at home with this. We write with the first letter capital and the rest of the letters lowercase. We've learned so much so far and we are continuing to grow and learn!

Kindergarten

Hello from Kindergarten! We had a fantastic winter break, and now we are working hard, and learning more. We will be learning the letters: Rr,Dd,Oo,Xx, and Jj this month, as well as, sight words: will, be, who, they, into, that, soon, say, new, was, good, and ate. (WOW! That's a lot of new words!) We will be celebrating groundhogs day on, Monday, February 3rd.We will be celebrating the 100th day of school on Thursday, February 6th, and your child is welcome to dress-up like they are 100 years old. We will be having a Valentine's day party on Friday, February 14th from 1:30-2:15. you will be receiving more information about that from your child's teacher. One more thing, Kids do not come to school on Monday, February, 17th. Teachers and staff have meetings that day. Keep doing that homework and reading, and have a great February full of kindness and love, Please contact your child's teacher if you have any questions.

First Grade

January was a busy and fun month! We have finished assessing our students for STAR math and reading. Your child's scores will be coming home soon. We are so proud of all of our student's and the hard work they have done so far! We are excited to share all of their progress with you! February will also be a fun and busy month. We will celebrate the 100th day of school on February 6th. Your child may dress like they are 100 years old. Don't forget your 100 day poster for our "100 Museum". We will also have our class Valentine's Day party on February 14th from 1:30-2:15. We hope you all will be able to attend! Thank you so much for sharing your kiddos with us! We are excited for the month of February!

Second Grade

Happy February, Parents! Can you believe it's already February? We are at that point in our school year, where we are spiraling through all reading comprehension skills that we learned in the first semester. In math, we will be learning about whole number operations along with measurement and data. We will also be taking the time to discuss notable americans who have helped shape our country. February 14th will be our Valentine's Day party from 9:00-9:45. Your child's teacher will reach out to you with more details regarding the party. Lastly, second grade will be taking a field trip on April 16th, 2020. More information will be sent home about this in the next few weeks. If you plan on attending the field trip, you will need to get a background check. The link can be found on the Mustang Public Schools website. Let's make this month count! Love, Second Grade Teachers.

Third Grade

We have been busy taking the STAR Reading and Math assessments. Be looking in folders for your child's scores to come home. We are still needing students to study their multiplication facts. We are building on their basic fact knowledge to multiply multi digit numbers. Please continue to have your child read every night. We have scheduled our field trip for April 24th to Camp DaKaNi. If you are wanting to go, please fill out the information in the link your child's teacher has sent out. Also, if the windchill is above 32 degrees we will go out. Children will need to bring jackets with them. Our Valentine party will be on February 14th from 9:00-9:45. Please continue to check folders nightly!

Fourth Grade

February will be a busy month for Fourth Grade! We will have our Valentine's parties February 14 at 1:30 p.m. Each class will have a Valentine box contest! Our bowling field trip will be on February 4th. 3 classes will go in the morning and 2 will go in the afternoon. Stephens, Doran, and Bullard will be in the morning. Hodges and Maples will be in the afternoon. You are welcome to attend! Reading classes will be focusing on poetry as well as reviewing comprehension reading strategies. Math classes will be working on reading and using protractors as well as long division. Science classes will explore energy by lighting bulbs and creating circuits. Also, in the STEM lab class will learn about coding. Parents, thank you for all you do!
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P.E.: Ms. Jones & Mrs. Biggs

We are off to a great start raising money for the American Heart association. We will have the event on Tuesday February 18. Don't forget to register online. We will discuss heart health. We will also begin our bowling unit and 4th grade will go bowling February 4. Remember tennis shoes to prevent injuries in PE.

Music: Mr. Stefanick

Our music classes have been off to a wonderful start this semester! Our kiddos have been learning about the Baroque and Classical time periods, instrument families, and our younger students have been starting to learn to read rhythms! Pre-K, kindergarten, and 1st grade, please mark your calendars for April 7th! We will be holding our AMP Night for those grade from 6:00-7:00 PM at the school that evening. More details will be send home prior to that night.

Art: Miss Leochner

This month in art we are wrapping up our clay unit and getting ready to start our digital art unit. We will be working on digital drawing and stop motion animation.

Media Center: Mrs. Jordan & Mrs. DeVous

Children love books and Lakehoma Library Media Center loves parents and grandparents. Stop by sometime this month and check out a book with your child.

Counselor, Mrs. Bush

Hello Lakehoma! February is Kindness month. We will celebrate Kindness week on Feb. 10-14. Look for more information to come home soon! Just a friendly reminder that students go out for walk and talk if the weather permits, even on brisk mornings. Studies show that fresh air and exercise is so important to the social and emotional wellness of our kiddos. Remember to dress for the the weather. If your student needs a jacket, mittens, or a toboggan, please let me know!

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