After School Pickup Procedure: We will begin a new pick up procedure at the end of the day. 

1. Parents who walk down the alley to pick up their children at the end of the day will now wait for their children at the Charleville gate entrance. This change is necessary for the safety of all. The alley needs to remain clear for the cars. Also there are too many parents congregating at the alley gate and making it difficult for the smooth flow of traffic.

2. Parents who drive are reminded to display their school bus tag so we can get the children into your car as quickly as possible. When you are waiting in line on McCarty, please do not block the apartment driveways.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Tuesday: October 4th will be the next parent club meeting in O’Ryan hall. Parents who attend will receive volunteer hours.

Wednesday: October 5th will be the first parent Parent Educational Workshop. It will be in O’Ryan hall from 6:00-7:30pm. Kim Hartley, director of the Buddy System, will be presenting Parent as an Advocate: A Hand-on Guide for a Proactive Parent. She will discuss:

  1. How to tailor school to your child’s unique needs
  2. Draw correlations between your child’s grades and study habits
  3. Help your child draw positive habits that will last throughout his/her school years

Childcare and refreshments will be provided.

September reading calendar: The September reading calendar is due. Please complete the book report and return as soon as possible. The October reading calendar was sent home on Friday.

Gateway to art program: We will begin our new art program on Thursday, October 27th. Please check out the website to learn more about this great program. Gateway to Art

Picture day retakes: All the students will need to retake their school pictures on October 18th. There was a technical problem with Lifetouch and all the individual photos will need to be taken again. Students will need to wear the same thing they wore on last Tuesday. Forms do not need to be completed again.

There will be no school on Monday, October 10.

Homework

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

PHONICS: Complete phonics worksheets your child is bringing home.

WRITING: Complete the writing worksheets with drawings and words.

READING: Complete the October reading calendar. Please read with your child for 10 minutes or let your child read to you.

This week we are learning:

Religion:

Discover that their 5 senses are gifts from God

Become more aware of their senses

Thank and praise god for their senses

Discuss Sunday’s gospel

Math:

Cover designs using pattern blocks

Sequence daily events

identify, describe and compare triangles and squares

name a shape piece using 3 attributes

identify, create, and extend AB sound and movement patterns

Language Arts:

Phonological awareness: word segmentation, syllable blending

High frequency word: the

Phonics: Nn, Pp

Comprehension: characters

Writing: captions

Science: describe animals and their body parts

Social Studies: unit review

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