mat money- If you have not turned in the $40 for your child’s mat/graduation fee, please have it turned in by the end of the week.

Religion- We will be discussing animals during Religion class this week. Please send in a picture of your family pet. If you do not have a pet, please send in a picture of your child’s favorite animal.

Phonics- This week we will be learning about the letter “Ss” on Monday-Wednesday and reviewing the letters “Mm and Ss” on Thursday and Friday. The students are invited to bring in items from home (to share with their classmates) that begins with the letter we are learning.

Math- Monday is our 10th day of school!


Most days there is math homework in their folder but there are also days when I feel that we don’t need homework for various reasons, e.g. we worked hard in class, concept is new, etc. When a math sheet is sent home, please remind your child to write his/her name on it and return it the following day. There will also be a handwriting practice sheet going home with each new letter we work on. This week, your child will bring home a letter Ss worksheet. Please return it the next day.


Back to School night- Back to school night will be on Tuesday, September 14 from 6-7pm. I will be discussing procedures, schedules and other Kindergarten information.  I will also answer any questions you may have. 

Spirit shirts- Order forms for spirit shirts were sent home last week. These forms and payment are due by Friday, September 17th. The students will be receiving a green 80th anniversary t-shirt with a large “K” on the back. The students will get to wear these shirts every Friday.

Lunch order- Please send in your order form for Wednesday lunches this week. Checks need to be made out to Alan Traynor not Good Shepherd.  For future orders you have to go to Alan’s website and print the order form and send in the form and check to school.  His website is

Picture day- Picture day is next Tuesday, September 21st. The order forms were sent home last week. The form and payment are due by next Tuesday. Students must wear their uniform. Girls must wear their jumper, sailor blouse, tie, white socks, and black tennis shoes. Boys must wear their grey short sleeve polo, blue pants, belt, black socks, and black tennis shoes. It is important for the students to be on time on picture day. The Kindergarten class will take the class picture first thing in the morning.


MATH: Review or complete the math sheet your child is bringing home daily.

PHONICS: complete and return letter “Ss” worksheets.

BRING in items from home that begin with the letter “Ss”. In class we will look at the items, say the name, and listen to the beginning sound.

READING: Don’t forget to mark the Reading Calendar that is being sent home today. Please read with your child for 10 minutes or let your child read to you.