Van Phan's Pre-K Class!
April Week 1 Newsletter- The Life Cycle!
This week has been a good week for science and we are hard at work stimulating young minds. Currently we are learning about the life cycles of various animals. In fact, we are going to be having a silkworm cocoon in the classroom for observation (hopefully it will emerge in the May!).
It is important that students have a strong understanding of the different stages of development all animals go through. Feel free to show them pictures of pets and even family members as they change throughout their lives- this will be a focus of our discussion on Friday when we receive the silkworm cocoons.
The life cycle of organisms is an important process for children to understand- but it is also a sensitive issue. If your child is not already aware, now would be a great time to have the life/death talk with them. Please also note, that this is just basic science we are teaching- we are interested in the life cycle- what happens after death is up to each and every family to believe in. Please help your child engage in this activity, I would really appreciate it.
Enjoy the rest of your week!
Attention Parents! Field Trip to the Houston Museum of Art
Please take note. This week I will be sending permission slips so that children and I can visit the The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH). The field trip will be conducted on April 20, 2014- children will arrive back before the school day ends.
It is very important that students are exposed to art work- it can help with many things including memory, stimulating creativity, and also be relaxing. The art museum has wonderful exhibits such as the Light Tunnel that I think the kids would enjoy greatly.
Below this section I have attached the permission slip forms. Please have these slips signed as soon as possible!
Thank you very much,
Important Administration Changes! New Website!
Attention parents, the new website for school is now up and running. It can be viewed here at http://cougarschool.net
March Week 4 Newsletter- Pollen Season
1.) Know the Pollen Count. Check the local news and internet to consult what it is. If you and anyone in you family is sensitive let us know!
2.) Stay indoor! I cannot explain how important this is- people who are sensitive need to stay indoors- please let us know if your children are sensitive .
3.) Watch the video below-