Kindergarten Newsletter

January 13-17

Important Dates

*Jan. 13- Goal setting folders will come home. Please go over it with your child, sign and
return it to school.


*Jan. 20- Martin Luther King Jr. Day-No School


*Jan. 21-Hopdoddy Night-Come support OCT by taking your family to eat at Hopdoddy's.


*Jan. 23-Play It Safe shown in the classrooms.


*Jan. 25- Snow Day with Dads at 8:00AM (More information to come.)


*Jan. 27- Chinese New Year- Wear red!


*Jan. 31-Talent Show at 8:30AM and 6:30PM


*Feb 4-100th Day of School-Dress like a 100 year old!


*Feb 14-Class Valentine’s Day party at 2:00-information about boxes and student lists will come home soon!


*Feb 21-Kindergarten Rodeo Parade 7:50 and Rodeo in the cafeteria at 2:00 (Each child will need to save 2 empty Girl Scout cookie boxes for Rodeo Day​. More information to come.​)​

Headphones & Supply Box

Please check with your child to make sure their headphones are still working. We have many headphones that are broken. Please also check with your child to make sure their supply box has not broken. If so, please send in those two items asap.

January Star Students


Week of 13th


Arington: Harper


Lind: Miles


McNamara: Akram


Richardson: Kate


Week of 27th


Arington: Addison


Lind: Nell


Richardson: Caruso

Six Flags Reading Program

Please log in with the code provided by your child's teacher to track your child's reading. If your child reads 360 minutes/6 hours, then they can earn a FREE Six Flags ticket. You can count any type of reading: audio books, digital books, library books and even their little reader. Please contact your child's teacher if you are in need of the class code.

PTA Apple Tree

Please check the Apple Tree Signup for items that the OCT teachers might need. Sign up to purchase the item and send to school with your child. Please label who it is going to as well. Check periodically for updates and items needed. Thank you so much for helping our teachers!!


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0C48ACAA2CA5F85-oc1

January Birthdays

January 7th- Banks

January 10th-Sam

January 14th- Wyatt

January 21st- Arabelle

January 25th- Isaac

January 26th- Addison

What We Are Learning

*Reading- Nouns


*Writing- "How To" story


*Math- Recognize, Count, and Write numbers 14-18


*Science- Exploring interactions through magnets and various materials

Kindergarten Teachers

Anna Marie Richardson- anna.richardson@gcisd.net @OCTRichardson

Whitney Arington- whitney.arington@gcisd.net @OCTArington

Sara Lind- sara.lind@gcisd.net @OCTLind

Kimberly McNamara- kimberly.mcnamara@gcisd.net @OCTMcnamara