Mrs. Koplin's 4K News

News for the week of February 8th

Friendship Theme

This week we will continue our "Friendship/Love" theme. We are ready for a fun-filled busy week! This Tuesday is our Parent Craft Night (see below) and this Friday is our Valentine Friendship party. If you would like your child to participate in the Valentine Exchange please have them bring their Valentines (with their friends name and box number) to school on or before Friday.

Parent Craft Night

This week Tuesday is our 4K Parent Craft Night from 6:00- 7:00pm in the Elementary School Cafeteria! If you plan to attend craft night please park in the back parking lot of the Elementary School (off of Liberty St.) and enter through Door #7. If anyone is willing to bring a treat or drink to share it would be much appreciated (Please e-mail Mrs. Koplin to let her know you are bringing a treat and what you would like to bring)! Looking forward to seeing you there! Please let me know if you have any questions.

Jolly Phonics

Our Jolly Phonics letter of the week is "K". We learned the letter C and K sound at the same time earlier in our school year. The action for the K (and C) letter sound is raising your hands together as if playing castanets and saying /ck/ /ck/ /ck/. This week we tried something new thanks to our technology integration specialist Cindy Perucco. We videotaped the students singing the Jolly Phonics songs we have already learned this year. See below for the 4K morning class signing the Jolly Phonics Letter K song. I have also added a video of the 4K afternoon class singing the Jolly Phonics Letter P song for review. They did such a great job!! :)
Jolly Phonics K
Jolly Phonics P


* Our winter recess day is tomorrow! Please send your child to school dressed in snow gear (snow pants and boots). Also, please help them remember shoes to change into and a plastic bag for wet snow gear.

* If you received a traveling backpack last week please remember to send it back to school with your child by tomorrow (Monday, February 8th). We will not be sending out traveling backpacks this week due to a busy week with craft night and the friendship party.

* February Scholastic Book Orders are due this Tuesday, February 9th. If you would like to place an order go to and use the classroom code GP4G8 or send in the class paper copy.