Kindergarten Newsletter

January 31st - February 4th

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What we're learning this week...

Phonics: -ing ending

Book: Ice Bear by Nicola Davies

Reading Strategies: Informational text features, visualizing the text, making a connection, writing our opinion

Math: Numbers to 100, number handwriting practice, fluency of addition and subtraction within 5

Writing: Writing our opinions, letter formation (handwriting practice)

Social Studies: Life long ago: Cooking and chores, Jobs

Science: Properties: Size, weight, shape

Religion: Jesus teaches us and helps us, Jesus heals and teaches, Mass: Liturgy of the Word, following good teachers, Jesus teaches me ____

Social Skill: Following directions and getting the teacher's attention
Virtue: Cooperation

Social and Emotional Learning: Understanding that people can change: children discuss the potential for growth, learning, and change in themselves and others and identify how they have changed.

Catholic Schools Week! January 31st - February 4th

Sunday - SMA Family Mass @ 9:00 am

Monday - Celebrating Our Community

Tuesday - Celebrating Our Parents

Wednesday - Celebrating Our Pastor, Principal, Teachers, and Staff

Thursday - Celebrating Our Students

Friday - Celebrating Our Grandparents

Things to remember for this week:

Tuesday, Feb. 1st - Parent Breakfast @ 8:00 am in Star Center, Pizza Lunch, Spirit Wear Day

Thursday, Feb. 3rd - Free dress day! Pizza Truck day for students!!

Friday, Feb. 4th - Regular uniform (no mass for Kindergarten)

100th Day of Kindergarten!!!

We will be celebrating our 100th day of school on Friday, February 4th. Please help your child find 100 items to fit in a gallon ziploc bag that will be sent home this Friday (Jan. 28th). Collections can be things like 100 pennies, 100 cheerios, 100 paperclips, etc. Something small and easy - this is not intended to be a stressful project. Collections must fit in the one ziploc bag and can be turned in an at any time, but are due no later than Friday, February 4th. Have fun with this! We'll be sharing in class on Friday.
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