Monthly Newsletter

May 2016

What will students be learning?

Science: Students have been investigating animals their different habitats, diets, and origin.


Math: Students have continued to practice addition and subtraction. This month students have stepped it up and began to use pictures to solve addition and subtraction problems.


Language and Literacy: Students have been reading poems, fiction and non fiction books about animals and places.


Social Studies: Students have began to investigate what makes up a community. We have been focusing on the importance of the different roles people have in a community.

Upcoming Field Trip!

Tuesday, May 24th, 9am

8400 West 31st Street

Brookfield, IL

This month we will be visiting Brookfield Zoo on May 20, 2016.Make sure your child wear comfy and weather appropriate clothes. Lunch will not be provided so please pack a lunch for your child or provide money so they can purchase a lunch. Three chaperons will be need, if interested fill out the chaperon section on the permission slip. Field trip permission slip is available below.

End of the year activities

Since the school year is coming to an end, we will be having end of the year activities on the last week of school.


Brookfield Zoo trip - May 23, 2016

Students will spend a day at the zoo to look and learn about different animals. During the trip we will be focusing on the animals diet, habitat, and origin. We will be leaving the building at 9:30 am. Make sure your child has arrived by to school by 9 am.


Creating graduation decoration- May 25, 2016

Students will do an art project in which they will create themselves wearing a cap and gown. Students on their art work will have a section where they can write their goals for first grade, the future, and their favorite memories of the year.


Picnic at the park - May 24, 2016

Students will spend a day at the community park in which they will be able to play and have a picnic with their classmates. We will leave the building at 10 am and we will return at 12:30 pm


Cleaning and movie day - May 26, 2016

Students will clean their desks and prepare to take home any unused school supplies. We will also watch a movie the movie Inside Out.


Graduation day (Half Day) - May 27, 2016

Last day of school, the students will be taken back to the beginning of the school year to show them how much progress have made. Students will be able to share their best memories and their summer goals. Parents are welcome!

Last Parent Meeting

On May 18, 2016 the last parent meeting will be held from 9am til 11am. Parents will be able to share any concerns or ideas they have in regards to the school in hopes to improve both parents and students experience. Come ready to share!

Permission Slips

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I_______________________ give permission for my child _________________________ to attend the field trip to Brookfield zoo on May 23, 2016.


Parent Signature:


Emergency Contact

Name:

Relationship:

Phone number:

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I_______________________ give permission for my child _________________________ to attend the field trip to the community park on May 25, 2016.


Parent Signature:


Emergency Contact

Name:

Relationship:

Phone number: