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Mrs. Illi & Ms. DeEugenio's Kindergarten Newsletter

October 14, 2016

Early Dismissal Information

  • We have early dismissal days 10/18-10/21.
  • AM Session - 8:25-11:05
  • PM Session - 10:35-1:05
  • All students must bring a snack and a drink to school on Early Dismissal days. The cafeteria is closed, so milk and snack can not be ordered.

When do we have to wear sneakers for GYM class?

AM Class - Thursday, 10/20

PM Class - Monday, 10/24 - You do NOT have to wear sneakers because it's PICTURE DAY!

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What Have We Been Up To?


  • We continued to compare numbers using a counting mat and square tiles, worked really hard to practice answering the question 'how many more tiles are there?' when comparing to rows of tiles, learned a song about squares, read a book about a perfect square and of course created some art with perfect squares, and classified shapes.


Letters-Keywords-Sounds of the Week:

  • c - cat - /c/
  • o - octopus - /o/


  • Big Book - Miss Bindergarten Takes a Field Trip with Kindergarten
  • Sight Words - a, to
  • Comprehension Skill - classify and categorize
  • Oral Vocabulary - bakery, park, library, fire station, post office, chaperone

  • Phonological Awareness - initial sounds and sound discrimination


  • 'My Favorite Place in Mullica Hill'

Other Special Books We Read

  • The Perfect Square

Social Studies

  • Fire Safety
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10/17 - Kindergarten Overflow of Parent Conference Appointments

10/18-10/21 - Early Student Dismissal (Parent Conferences)

10/24 - Student Portraits @ HTS

10/24-10/28 - Red Ribbon Week

10/24 - Board Meeting @ 7pm PVS Music Room

10/27 - PTA Halloween Skating Party

10/31 - Halloween Parades @ HTS (AM Kindergarten 10:45 am) (PM Kindergarten 1:45 pm)