Jun 3

Dates to Remember:

6/6- Kindergarten Program/Graduation/ Pizza Picnic  11 :00-12:00. Please dress your child in their class        T shirt.   All family members are invited !  Lunch in the cafeteria  will not be served to the kindergarten due to this pizza party.

6/7 S.T.E.A.M. Night 5:30-6:30      CUB CELEBRATION 6:30-8:00

6/11- No School

6/14- half day- Please have your child bring their lunch.  LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!!!!!!!!!!!:) 

May 22

Dates to Remember:

5/27- No school- Memorial Day

5/31- Field Day- Please sign up to volunteer- A volunteer form must be filled out and handed in to the office 48 hours in advance.  Money is due for Kindergarten Program/ Graduation/  Pizza Picnic  today!!

6/6- Kindergarten Program/Graduation/ Pizza Picnic  11 :00-12:00      All family members are invited !!

6/7 S.T.E.A.M. Night 5:30-6:30      CUB CELEBRATION 6:30-8:00 ( more details coming from the PTA)

6/11- No School

Our  themes  in  May:  Author Studies, Addition/ Subtraction mixed, Part-part- Whole to 10, Identify 10 Before and After a number within 100,  Animal Offspring, Things That Come from Eggs, Maps and Globes, Memorial Day

This Week:

Language Arts  –    It is important to continue reviewing sight words daily to enable your child to read  on grade level. Comprehension is also an important part of being able to read on grade level. Ask your child questions about what he/she reads . Please have your child practice writing  short descriptive sentences by sounding out words. They should be able to write at least 3 sentences about one topic. 

Focus this week on   Author Studies continue- Leo Lionni

Math– Subtraction  and Addition Mixed.  Identify 10 before and after a number within 100.

Social Studies– Maps and Globes;  Memorial Day

May 12

Thank you so much for the kinds notes, cards, classroom supplies and gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week!  I truly felt appreciated!  Thank you to Ruthvika’s Mom and Avian’s Mom for  providing coverage so that I got an extra 30 minute break added to my lunch!

Dates to Remember:

5/27- No school- Memorial Day weekend

5/31- Field Day-( More details to follow)- Please sign up to volunteer- A volunteer form must be filled out and handed in to the office 48 hours in advance.

6/6- Kindergarten Program/Graduation/ Pizza Picnic  11 :00-12:00      Money is due for Kindergarten Program/ Graduation/  Pizza Picnic  ( A  letter coming home this week with details)

6/7 S.T.E.A.M. Night 5:30-6:30      CUB CELEBRATION 6:30-8:00 ( more details coming from the PTA)

6/11- No School

6/14- half day- LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!

May 6

We had a great time at the Swift Creek Mill Theater!

Our  themes  in  May:  Author Studies, Addition/ Subtraction mixed, Part-part- Whole to 10, Identify 10 Before and After a number within 100,  Animal Offspring, Things That Come from Eggs, Maps and Globes, Memorial Day

Language Arts  –    It is important to continue reviewing sight words daily to enable your child to read  on grade level. Comprehension is also an important part of being able to read on grade level. Ask your child questions about what he/she reads . Please have your child practice writing  short descriptive sentences by sounding out words. They should be able to write at least 3 sentences about one topic.  

Focus this week on   R Blends   ( br, cr, fr, gr, pr, tr ) 

Math– Subtraction  continued- Students will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections and representations to model and solve various types of story and  picture problems using 10 or fewer concrete objects.

Science-  Life cycle of a frog

We are going to start working on our projects for the S.T.E.A.M. night- Our theme  is : We can reuse soda bottles to make  planters.

Dates to Remember:

May 27  – Memorial Day

May 31 – Field Day

June 6 – Kindergarten Program

Junw 7 – STEAM Night

Apr 29

Dates to Remember:

***** The Field Trip was changed to  Thursday , May 2nd . Please send in a big snack for your child on  this day . We will eat a snack around 10:10  and depart for Swift Creek  Theater at 10:45. The play will begin at 12:00 . We will  then bring back a boxed lunch ( pizza)  from the theater. There will not be enough time to eat lunch there. We will eat the  boxed  lunch (pizza) back at school around 1:30.  Please have your child wear his/her class T -shirt. *****

Our  themes  in  April are:  S Blends, L blends, R blends, Plants, Addition, Subtraction, Life cycles of a flower-  a butterfly – a frog, Reduce- -Reuse- Recycle, Earth Day, Animal Offspring, Growth Changes

Language Arts  –    It is important to continue reviewing sight words daily to enable your child to read  on grade level. Comprehension is also an important part of being able to read on grade level. Ask your child questions about what he/she reads . Please have your child practice writing  short descriptive sentences by sounding out words. They should be able to write at least 3 sentences about one topic. 

Focus this week on   L Blends   ( bl, cl, fl, gl, pl, sl review ) 

Math–  Addition  continued and Subtraction- Students will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections and representations to model and solve various types of story and  picture problems using 10 or fewer concrete objects.

Students should be able to count to 100 at this point in time.

Science-  Life cycle of a butterfly

Apr 23

***** The Field Trip was changed to  Thursday , May 2nd . Please send in a big snack for your child on  this day . We will eat a snack around 10:10  and depart for Swift Creek  Theater at 10:45. The play will begin at 12:00 . We will  then bring back a boxed lunch ( pizza)  from the theater. There will not be enough time to eat lunch there. We will eat the  boxed  lunch (pizza) back at school around 1:30.  Please have your child wear his/her class T -shirt. *****

Our  themes  in  April are:  S Blends, L blends, R blends, Plants, Addition, Subtraction, Life cycles of a flower-  a butterfly – a frog, Reduce- -Reuse- Recycle, Earth Day, Animal Offspring, Growth Changes

Language Arts  –    It is important to continue reviewing sight words daily to enable your child to read  on grade level. Comprehension is also an important part of being able to read on grade level. Ask your child questions about what he/she reads . Please have your child practice writing  short descriptive sentences by sounding out words. They should be able to write at least 3 sentences about one topic. We will review sight words learned this year since September.

Focus this week on   S Blends continued  ( sn, sw, sl ) 

Math–  Addition  continued- Students will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections and representations to model and solve various types of story and  picture problems using 10 or fewer concrete objects.

Students should be able to count to 100 at this point in time.

Science- Plants and Earth Day/Reduce, reuse, recycle.

Apr 15

Dates to Remember:

4/18- Flying Squirrels Baseball Game – Free tickets were given to the children who turned in the reading bookmarks.

4/19- half day for students- Please send in your child’s lunch if he/ she is not buying.

4/21- Happy Easter!!

4/22-  Easter Monday- Student and staff holiday

4/23- Report Cards go home

Language Arts  –    It is important to continue reviewing sight words daily to enable your child to read  on grade level. Comprehension is also an important part of being able to read on grade level. Ask your child questions about what he/she reads .Please have your child practice writing  short descriptive sentences by sounding out words. They should be able to write at least 3 sentences about one topic.                                                      Focus this week on   S Blends ( st, sp, sm )                         Sight words-   all, give, away, good, help)  Please practice memorizing, spelling and writing  these. 

Math–  Addition- Students will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections and representations to model and solve various types of story and  picture problems using 10 or fewer concrete objects.

Science– Plant needs and the life cycle of a flower continued

Apr 8

Dates to Remember:

4/11-  Kindergarten registration for 2019-2020

4/12- Career Day

4/19- half day for students

4/22-  Easter Monday- Student and staff holiday

4/23- Report Cards go home

4/25- Kindergarten Field Trip to Swift Creek Theater- Please dress your child in their class T-shirts

Our  themes  in  April are:  blends and digraphs; Plants; Addition;  Subtraction;  Life cycles of a flower,  a butterfly,  a frog;   Reduce- -Reuse- Recycle/ Earth Day;  Animal Offspring;  Growth Changes

Language Arts  –    It is important to continue reviewing sight words daily to enable your child to read on grade level. Comprehension is also an important part of being able to read on grade level. Ask your child questions about what he/she reads .Please have your child practice writing  short sentences by sounding out words.        Focus this week on   Reviewing  all Digraphs  ( sh, ch, th , wh)

Math–  Money- Review all coins.  Please have your child  practice identifying all 4 coins, say their values and say the equivalent number of pennies the coin is worth.

Science- Plant needs and the life cycle of a flower

Mar 17


Swift Creek Theater Field Trip permission form and money ($13) is due by March 22nd.


This Week:

Language Arts – Focus this week on  Digraph “ch” and Spring!   It is important to continue reviewing sight words daily to enable your child to read  on grade level. Comprehension is also an important part of being able to read on grade level. Ask your child questions about what he/she reads . Please have your child practice writing their first and their last  names correctly and short sentences by sounding out words.

Sight Words this week – all, this, home, none, had.  Please practice memorizing, spelling and writing  these.

Math – money (penny, nickel, dime, quarter)

Science – Spring season and weather changes

Important Dates:

3/29- half day for students   – End of marking period 3

4/1-4/5  SPRING BREAK!!!!!

****Henrico County Schools would like to hear from you.  How are we doing?  Tell us about your perspectives and experiences, so that we may improve and make important decisions about the future.  On March 11, you received an email from HCPS that contains a survey we’d like for you to take.  It will be available from March 11 – 29.  

Mar 10

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!!

Language Arts  –    It is important to continue reviewing sight words daily to enable your child to read  on grade level. Comprehension is also an important part of being able to read on grade level. Ask your child questions about what he/she reads . Please have your child practice writing their first and their last  names correctly and short sentences by sounding out words.

Sight words-  she, with, her, so, first .   Please practice memorizing, spelling and writing  these.

Focus this week on  Digraph “sh” and St. Patrick’s Day

Math–  Money: Penny and Nickel

Science- Magnets continued                                                                                                                                                                                -Living and Nonliving

Our  themes  in  March are : Dr. Seuss ( Rhyme), St. Patrick’s Day, Digraphs, Money, Counting backwards 10-0,  Magnets, Living v.s. Nonliving, Spring Season and Weather Changes 

Important Dates:

3/11- This week Parent Surveys will be coming home. Please complete and return them to school.

3/14- Spring class photos and individual pictures

3/17- Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!

3/29- half day for students   – End of marking period 3

4/1-4/5  SPRING BREAK!!!!!

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