Valentine cards: Students are welcome to bring in cards/treats for their classmates. If you do decide to bring something in, please be sure to bring one for each student. We have a total of 25 students in the class (14 girls, 11 boys).

MONDAY (2/13):

Valentine Grams: The student council will be selling Valentine candy grams at lunch time this week. Each gram costs 25 cents and can be sent to any student or staff at school. If you child would like to buy some, please send them to school with a name of all the people they’d like to buy it for and all the money. This is the last day they will be selling the grams.

TUESDAY (2/14):

Valentine’s Day: The students can wear red and pink accessories with their uniform.


Parent Workshop: The Parent Club will be hosting a workshop: The Truth about the Internet. It will take place in O’Ryan Hall from 6-8pm.

FRIDAY (2/17):

Heritage Day: Good Shepherd School will be celebrating “Cultural Heritage Day” on Friday from 10am to the end of the day. Parents are encouraged to bring in ethnic food and volunteer during the events. There will be different kinds of food and performances.

7th grade fundraiser: The 7th grade class will be selling ice cream for $1 at the end of the day to raise money for the 8th grade breakfast.

MONDAY (2/20):

No School!


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

PHONICS: Complete phonics worksheets your child is bringing home.

READING:. Please read with your child for 10 minutes or let your child read to you. Don’t forget to mark your February reading calendars.

This week students are learning:


Discover that Jesus teaches them to thank God

Realize that the Mass is a prayer of thanks for God’s love

Say prayers of thanks to God the Father in Jesus’ name

Discuss Sunday’s gospel


Act out addition/subtraction stories

Create a real graph

Identify/count nickels

Identify a cylinder

Language Arts:

Phonological awareness: initial

High frequency word: do, you, look

Phonics: word building, phonograms –in, -ig, short vowel Oo

Comprehension: details, draw conclusions

Writing: interview questions, exclamations

Social Studies:

Needs vs wants


Unit review