I am so excited to have the Junior Achievement program back for another year with the Honey Bear family.
Today was our first class of Junior Achievement with Miss Semhar and Miss Vanessa.
The kindergarten program, JA Ourselves, uses storybook characters in read-aloud and hands-on activities to introduce the role people play in an economy. Through engaging, volunteer-led activities, young students learn about individual choices, money, the importance of saving and giving, and the value of work.
Volunteers from the business world come to teach the program to classes in the schools. Our volunteers come from Wells Fargo. One of our teachers, Semhar, has nieces that attend Greenwood, and one is next door in Mrs. Barker’s class.
Click to learn more about Junior Achievement.
Are you reading books from RAZ Kids at home?
Diwakar is our leading the class for stories read at home on the RAZ Kids app. Way to go, Diwakar!
We will be testing for end of the year reading levels in just 2 weeks. Henrico County’s goal is to have all kindergartners reading at a level E by the end of the year. Please have your child practice reading books at his/her reading level by spending time each night listening and reading stories from the app.
Did you know I can listen to you read at home? You can record your reading in the RAZ Kids app if you allow access to the microphone. Look for the icon of the mic on the top right corner when reading the story.
Click to go to RAZ Kids. I will reward all of the students who I see are reading on the site outside of school hours.
SCHOOL NEWS . . .
Greenwood’s Annual Silent Auction/Gatorval is quickly approaching! The date is Friday, May 19th from 6-8 PM, and we need everyone’s help! Sign up here
Other ways to help…
- Find out what the theme for your classroom basket or gift card is, and send in items or a monetary donation! Please contact your room parents for more information.
- If you have a business, or know someone who does that would like to donate an item please feel free to share the attached “vendor donation letter.”
Ask your Honey Bear what where we pretended to go in French class this morning.