This Week in Kindergarten

May 13, 2016

Kindergarten Graduation

Our Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony will be held on Thursday, June 2 at 8:30 am in the gym here at Beck. Invitations went home in white binders on Wednesday. Please return all RSVP forms as soon as possible to your child's classroom teacher. We are looking forward to celebrating our fantastic kindergarteners!

Career Day

Hurry and sign up to volunteer for Career Day 2016 before your preferred time and teacher are no longer available! You may sign up for one or as many volunteer opportunities as you’d like as long as they don’t overlap (different classrooms). We welcome all parents, family members, friends, and co-workers to volunteer for Career Day. Presentations should be between 15-20 minutes with about 5-10 minutes for questions and answers. We look forward to having you at Beck for Career Day 2016 on Tuesday, May 17, 2016!



We're using VolunteerSpot to organize our upcoming Sign-ups.

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our Sign-up on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/j33GaN

2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact your child's teacher.

What are we learning in Kindergarten this week?

Math:

We will explore financial literacy. We will distinguish between needs and wants, and discuss jobs and ways to earn income.



What can we work on at home?

-Identifying numbers 1-30

-Counting to 100 by 1's 5's and 10's

-Writing Numbers 1-10

-Composing and Decomposing numbers to 10

-Solving addition and subtraction problems


Language Arts/ Social Studies:

In Language Arts, we will be completing our end of the year literacy assessments. We look forward to sharing your child's progress with you!



What can we work on at home?

-Stretching out sounds to write simple words

-Reading and writing sight words

-Writing sentences that start with a capital letter and end with punctuation.



Science/ Social Studies:

We will observe and explain the plant life cycle.

I know I have it when I can label and explain the plant life cycle.

Important Reminders:

-Please return all spring pictures or picture money this week.

-Communication binders need to come to and from school each day.

-All student library books are due back by Friday, May 13.

STAAR Testing-Campus Closed to Visitors

Monday, May 9th, 7am to Wednesday, May 11th, 2:45pm

401 Parkview Drive

Trophy Club, TX

We will have a closed campus these days for the STAAR test. Volunteers and lunch visitors will not be able to enter the building on these days. Thank you so much for your understanding.

All Library Books Must Be Returned to Library

Friday, May 13th, 7:45am

401 Parkview Drive

Trophy Club, TX

Career Day!

Tuesday, May 17th, 8am-1:30pm

401 Parkview Drive

Trophy Club, TX

Please let your child's teacher know if you would be interested in presenting.

Field Day

Friday, May 20th, 11:30am-2pm

401 Parkview Drive

Trophy Club, TX

Lunch will be from 11:00-11:30 am in Kindergarten classrooms right before we head out to our events. We hope to see you there.

Kindergarten Graduation

Thursday, June 2nd, 8:30-9:30am

401 Parkview Drive

Trophy Club, TX