Week of February 26th-March 2nd

The students have enjoyed our addition activities this week, as well as, our celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.   We will be having an addition test on Monday and will be starting subtraction on Tuesday.  Please see the photos below of the crafts the children made after ready a variety of books written by           Dr. Seuss and other related authors.  We are looking forward to our study of another great author…

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Week of February 19th-23rd

February has been a very busy month in Kindergarten.  We have celebrated Valentine’s Day,  Groundhog Day and Presidents’ Day.  Please see some of the pictures below.  In addition, we completed our Kindness Project which consisted of collecting stuffed animals to donate to the Mackville Fire Department, Willisburg Fire Department and the Washington County Ambulance Service.  Representatives came last week from the two fire departments and were very appreciative of our…

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Week of January 2nd-5th

The students have had a fantastic start back from the Christmas Break.  They have enjoyed seeing each other again and sharing memories from their time with family and friends.  This week we have reviewed in ELA and continued with our instruction on teen numbers and the number 20 in Math.  Please read the newsletter for details on ELA and Math learning objectives for next week.  We will have our Math…

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Week of December 11th-December 15th

We have had a fun-filled week with lots of Christmas activities and programs.  The children had a great time this week making graham cracker trains, having hot chocolate and watching the Polar Express movie in our classroom.  They did a great job on our Grinch activities as well.  We appreciate the gifts which have been sent in by many parents for our gift exchange next Tuesday.  If you haven’t had…

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Week of November 28th-December 1st

Ms. Judy and I hope each of your families had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  The children have truly enjoyed our holiday crafts, books and activities and are so excited about all the upcoming Christmas activities.  We would like to give a special thanks to Elaine Mattingly who dressed as a Pilgrim and visited our classroom to read books and share about Thanksgiving.  This past week the children were so excited when…

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Week of November 6th-10th

The students expressed a great deal of interest in our Veterans Day activities this week.  I hope you will be able to take some time to talk about people in your family or family friends who are Veterans with your child.  They have also really enjoyed our Science topic on Animal Needs.  The songs and connected art activities have been a fun learning experience for the children.  We will be…

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Week of October 23rd-27th

It was an exciting week with all the Halloween activities.  The students seemed to really enjoy our Halloween Party today.  Thank you to all the parents who assisted by sending treats today.  The children did very well on the Patterns Unit and we are looking forward to our next Unit on Numbers 0-10.  Please see the newsletter for additional details. We look forward to seeing you at Parent-Teacher Conferences this…

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Week of October 16th-20th

Our class had many adventures this week.  The Pumpkin Patch Field Trip went very well. The children enjoyed sharing and writing about their favorite experiences.  We appreciate all the parents who attended and would like to thank you for being so helpful on the field trip.  The children loved seeing our class pumpkin cut open this week and discovering what was inside.  We also took a leaf walk at the…

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Week of September 25th-28th

We had a very busy, but very rewarding week.  Our apple taste testing activities went great.  I was so pleased to see all children taking on the challenge of trying to taste the 3 different types of apples and the many different apple products.  Several even discovered that although apple butter doesn’t look so great that they actually liked the taste and wanted more.  Through our graphing activity we found…

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Week of September 18-22

Even though the wonderful sunshine and hot weather didn’t seem like our seasons had changed from summer to fall, the children still really did a great job investigating to find some signs of fall on our walk in the park.  We will do this again in a few weeks, so hopefully we can feel the changes and see more signs of fall.  Our trip to the Washington County Public Library…

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