Report Cards: Report cards were mailed home this weekend. Remember that these are readiness grades which indicate if your child needs more time to develop in certain areas. If you have any questions, you are welcome to schedule an appointment for a conference. If you have not received the report cards by the end of the week, please visit the school office.

Religion: Please send a picture of your family to school this week to accompany a picture they drew of their family.

Word group: This week we will learn about the word group –an (can, fan, man, pan, ran, van).

Catholic Schools Week:

The following link is a copy of the Catholic School week schedule. It will be an exciting week with many activities planned. catholic school week schedule.pdf

Monday: The morning assembly will be at 10:00 and not at 8:00. Community and parish members will be visiting the school.

Wednesday: Student will have no homework. Students will wear black and/or white for free dress. We will also have a buddy activity in the afternoon.

The school will have Open House from 6:00-7:30pm.

Thursday: Students will wear international costumes celebrating their heritage. Students can also wear red, white and blue clothes for the day if they do not have a costume or clothing that indicates their heritage (ex: shirt with country’s name on it). We will have an international parade at the end of the day.

Friday: We will have a special teacher for the day: Mr Malcolm Cleare.  He won teacher for a day during the fall fundraiser.  He is planning a special activity for the students! 100th day of school: The 100th day of school will be on Thursday, February 4th. We will celebrate in the afternoon (12:45-2:15) with first and second grade. We will need parent volunteers to help prepare before and during the day. Our room mom will be sending more information and help coordinate the day.

Friday: Students will wear their full uniform on Friday (there will be a mass at 10am).  There will also be no ice cream.

Valentine’s Day: On Friday, February 12th we are celebrating Valentine’s Day. Students are welcome to bring cards for a card exchange. I have included a list of names below. You can purchase cards or be creative and make your own. There are 23 students in the class, 13 boys and 10 girls. This is a good writing experience for the children. Please help them pace it and write a few cards each day. Remind them to write as neat as they can since they are giving this away, but remember that we just started writing and mistakes such as reversed letters are accepted. Have fun!!!

Boys: Isaiah Alamillo, Brendan Bermejo, Franklin Castillo, Malcolm Cleare, Ali Fakih, Nick Heidy, Jordan Hines, Sean Kamifuji, Brendan Khuri, Keegan Martin-Cox, Antonio Michaels, Angelo Scotto, Miles Trachtenberg

Girls: Ariana Drake, Sabina Favis, Giselle Hallin, Madeline Higgins, Shaina Kim, Katie Lovich, Staci Medina, Ilona Matchniff, Vanessa Sebastiani, Kara Traynor

Homework

Math: Complete and return daily math worksheets.

BRING! Please send from home items that begin with the letter “Qq on Tues, Wed and Thur. In class we’ll look at the items, say the name of them, and listen to the beginning sound.

Handwriting: The letter “Qq” handwriting worksheet

Word Group: Complete and return “-an” daily worksheets.

Review for the quiz on Friday.

Friday: Bring the “Qq” book back to school on Friday. Follow instructions from the previous Kinder News.

READING: Please turn in the January calendar.

This Week We Are Learning:

Religion:

respect

Appreciate the teachers God has given them

Learn they can teach too

Sunday gospel

Phonics:

Letter Qq

Word group: an

Math:

Identify a 1 cup measuring cup

Identify full, half full and empty containers

Pay for items up to $1.00 with dimes

Cover a design in more than one way

Place a tag on a pictograph

Social Studies

Opposite spatial words

Science

Unit assessment

Language Arts

Identify title, author and illustrator’s name on the cover of a book


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