Mrs. Collier's Kids ~ Feb 29-Mar 11

Room 14

Staff: Mrs. Collier, Ms. Elisabeth Z, and Ms. Elizabeth A

Mrs. Collier’s voicemail: 851-6132

Hackmann Office: 851-6200

Kathleen.collier@fhsdschools.org

Themes: Feb 29-March 11: Community Helpers, March 14-18: St. Patrick's Day/Rainbows

We will have parent teacher conferences on March 14th and 16th. Please try and be as prompt as possible, as we only have 15 minutes to share. We hope to have 100% participation! If you have not already done so, please follow the link listed below to sign up online. If you need assistance, please let me know.


*To sign up for conferences via Sign-Up Genius: http://tinyurl.com/z5m9qzj


If your child is absent from school please call the office (851-6200), text Mrs. Collier or send an email. If your child rides a bus, please contact the bus garage as well. Thank you!

Some of the activities we will be doing over the next two weeks...

*Discussing what doctors, construction workers, and baker/chefs do in our community (Social Studies)

* Create identification cards and make fingerprints (Safety lesson)

*Practicing counting in a group with items a mailman would use (Growing with Math)

*Putting together a puzzle with various community helpers identified (Social & Cognitive)

*”What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?” journal page (Language)

*Creating a medical kit and talk about the role of a doctor (Social Studies)

*Interacting with Community Helper puppets (Social)

*Using Mat Man to talk about the different parts of our body (Handwriting without Tears)

*Practicing the letters “Mm” and numbers 0-5 (Handwriting without Tears)

*Demonstrate how to calm down in response to scenarios and learning how to name our feelings in response to scenarios (Social Skills)

*Our nursery rhymes for the week are, “Rain, Rain Go Away” and “Betty Botter” (Communication Arts)

Duckling Dates

March 4 – NO SCHOOL: Records Day for Teachers

March 7-11: Duckling Days

March 10-18: Book Fair

March 14 & 16 – Parent Teacher Conferences – See sign-up information above

March 17: St. Patrick’s Day Party in Mrs. Collier’s Class – see information below

March 21-25: SPRING BREAK

March 28: NO SCHOOL: Professional Development Day for Teachers

March 29: Classes Resume

St. Patrick's Day Celebration

March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day and Mrs. Collier’s class will be celebrating! Wear your green clothes and any other St. Patrick’s themed accessories! We will be looking for gold, drinking green kool-aid, sharing shamrock cupcakes and cookies, and celebrating in Irish style! We will be putting tattoos on the children, so please let me know if you would prefer that they don’t put tattoos on their face, arms, or hands.

IT’S A GREAT DAY FOR THE IRISH!

Kindergarten Registration

Becky David:

March 29th- 5:00- 7:30 PM

Harvest Ridge:

Please call 636-851-5184 as soon as possible to schedule an appointment!

Henderson:

March 8th- 5:00- 7:00 PM

March 10th- 5:00- 7:00 PM

Fun for Fives

6:30-7:30 PM

An hour of fun activities for parents and children geared to them become acquainted with their elementary school. This is for children who will be 5 years of age before August 1, 2016. Children should attend where they will be attending Kindergarten.

Becky- David: April 5

Harvest Ridge: April 13

Henderson: April 12

Castlio: April 6

Fairmount: April 6

SAVE THE DATE

*Discovery with Dads Day – a day for dads to join us for science experiments and fun.

April 28th & 29th 12:45-3:45


*Graduation – our class will be celebrating their graduation from Preschool

May 12 & 13 at 2:30pm at Hackmann

Some Books We Will Be Sharing...

“Career Day” by: Anne Rockwell

“Send It” by: Don Carter

“Police Officers” by: Mary Bowman Kruhm

“Doctor Ted” by: Andrea Bealy

“Mr. Cookie Baker”