6/15/18

 

Check the “Documents” & “Links” tabs on this web page for Summer Practice.

 

K2’s Weekly News June 4-8, 2018

K2’s Weekly News

June 4-8,  2018

 

What’s New… Practicing for End of Year Kindergarten Prayer Service!

 

Math- Addition & Subtraction Practice

Language Arts - Digraphs, Long Vowels & Silent /e/

Religion - The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

 

Reminders for this week & This Week’s ABC Countdown to the End of the Year!

6/4 - USA Day & Visiting 1st Grade (wear red, white, and blue clothes)

6/5 - Water Day (wear your regular uniform) & Ice Cream Sundaes at Lunch $1

6/6 - EXtra Recess!

6/7 - Year End Cleaning - students will bring everything home on this day!

6/8 - Zip up and go home with your T3 Reports Card!  

 

Kindergarten Prayer Service - 9:30 in the Church

Students should report to the K2 classroom at the regular arrival time dressed in their Spring Uniforms (No gym uniforms)

Prayer Service will begin in the church at 9:30 Brunch will be in the Parish Hall following the Prayer Service (seating will be assigned)

Students may be signed out and leave school following the Brunch.  Sign out sheets will be available in the Parish Hall. Please see me in the Parish Hall to sign your child out of school.

 

No Homework this week - Read with your family!

 

It has been such a pleasure teaching Kindergarten at Holy Cross this year.  I have thoroughly enjoyed teaching the students in the K2 classroom and will miss them very much!  I appreciate the help and support that I have received from my wonderful K2 parents during the school year.  I hope everyone has a wonderful summer vacation and wish all my students the best as they move on to First Grade next year! -Mrs. Rider

 

Test Folders - I will be including a personal note in each student’s Test Folder with recommendations for additional practice over the the summer.

K2’s Weekly News May 26-June 1, 2018

K2’s Weekly News

May 26-June 1,  2018

Review & Assessments Week

 

What’s New… Practicing for End of Year Kindergarten Prayer Service!

 

Math- Addition & Subtraction Practice

Language Arts - Creative Writing & Review

Religion - Prayer Assessments & The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Social Studies - Memorial Day

 

Reminders for this week…

5/31 - Holy Cross HSA 5K Walk - Wild Quail

 

This Week’s ABC Countdown to the End of the Year!

5/29 - Pink & Purple Day - wear your favorite pink or purple outfit!

5/30 - Quiz Day - Game Show Fun!

5/31 - Relay Day Fun!

6/1 - Silly Socks & T-shirt Day

 

Upcoming…..

6/5 - Ice Cream Sundaes at lunch - $1

6/8 - ELC Last Day & Kindergarten End of Year Prayer Service 9:30 in the Church

 

Homework - Read your Reading Notebook words each night!

Tuesday - Part 1 (Due Thursday) - Zoo Show & Tell Writing Project (in Daily Folder)

Wednesday - Part 2 (Due Thursday) - Zoo Animal Drawing (in Daily Folder)

Thursday - Read a book with your family!

Friday - Get outside and have some fun!

 

K2's Weekly News 5/21-23/8

K2’s Weekly News

May 21-23, 2018

Finishing Letter Q Week

 

What’s New… Practicing for End of Year Kindergarten Prayer Service!

 

Math- Addition & Subtraction, Counting by 5’s practice

Language Arts - FInishing Letter Q,  Fluency Reader #10

Religion - The Holy Spirit & the Pentecost

 

Reminders for this week…

 

5/21 - ELC Art Show 5-7 Parish Meeting Room (ELC 2nd Floor)

5/23 - Zoo Field Trip - Students should wear Gym uniform & pack a lunch in a  large Ziploc bag

5/24 & 5/25 - No School for Students

 

This Week’s ABC Countdown to the End of the Year!

5/21 - Luau, Movie, & New Name Day

5/22 -  Outdoors & wear Orange Clothes Day

 

Upcoming…..

6/8 - ELC Last Day & Kindergarten End of Year Prayer Service 9:30 - Details Coming Soon!



Homework - Read your Reading Notebook words each night!

Monday -. Write your address & Practice Reading List #19

Tuesday - Write your phone number & Practice Reading List #19

Wednesday - Practice tying your shoes & Practice Reading List #19



T3 Final Assessments Next Week - Practice tying your shoes & your personal information!

K2's Weekly News 5/7-5/11//18

K2’s Weekly News

May 7-11, 2018

Letter W Week

 

What’s New… Practicing for End of Year Kindergarten Prayer Service!

 

Math- Addition & Subtraction, Counting by 5’s practice, Telling time to the hour

Language Arts - Letter W, Word Families, and Decodable Reader - Spin to Win  

Science - Researching Habitats   

Social Studies - Our Communities    

Literature- Watercolors

Religion - Gospel Weeklies & The Ascension of Our Lord

 

Reminders for this week…

5/7-5/11 -  HSA Penny Drive - Bring in your pennies for the K2 jug! (Silver coins to sabotage K1 & K3)

5/7-5/9 - Hearing Assessments with Nurse Kolakowski

5/11 - Reading List #17 due

5/18 - Fire School Field Trip Form Due

5/23 - Zoo Field Trip Form Due

 

This Week’s ABC Countdown to the End of the Year!

5/7 - Donut Day - Bring in your favorite Donut to eat!

5/8 - Exercise Day!

5/9 - Book Day - Bring in your Favorite book to share with the class!

5/10 - Game Day - Bring in a game to play!

5/11 -Hat Day - Wear a hat today!

 

Upcoming…..

Upcoming Kindergarten Field Trips - Please indicate on the Field Trip form if you would like to

chaperone a trip. Chaperones must have Volunteer Form (For the Sake of God’s Children) on

file in the school’s office.

5/18 - Fire School -One Chaperone per class, chosen by a random drawing.

5/23 - Salisbury Zoo - One Chaperone per class on the school bus, but all parents are invited to attend the field trip. Additional chaperones & parents attending the trip must provide their own transportation to and from the zoo. Students are required to ride the bus back to Holy Cross after the field trip.  (Students should wear Gym uniform)

5/21 - ELC (Kindergarten & PreK) Art Show 5-7 (Parish Office Conference Room)

6/8 - ELC Last Day & Kindergarten End of Year Prayer Service 9:30 - Details Coming Soon!

 

Homework - Read your Reading Notebook words each night!

Monday -.Write the lowercase w 10x  & Practice Reading List #17 (due Friday)

Tuesday - Write the uppercase W - 10x  & Practice Reading List #17 (due Friday)

Wednesday - Write three words that rhyme with “can”     

Thursday -  Write a sentence using the words in your Reading Notebook.  

 

Friday - Read Spin to Win with your family & practice tying your shoes!  

 

K2's Weekly News 4/30-5/4/18

K2’s Weekly News

April 30 - May 4, 2018

Letter X Week

 

Sorry, I forgot to send home the Decodable Reader last Friday!

 

What’s New… Practicing for End of Year Kindergarten Prayer Service!

 

Math- Addition problems, Counting by 5’s practice, Telling time to the hour

Language Arts - Letter X, Word Families, and Fluency Readers  

Science - Animals Habitats   

 

Social Studies - Our Communities

 

Literature- X-tra Special Me!

 

Religion - Gospel Weeklies, Our Mother Mary, Hail Mary, May Crowning & Retreat Day

 

Reminders for this week…

Book Fair all week!  (Monday during Media & after school each day)

4/30- 5/4  HSA Penny Drive - Bring in your pennies for the K2 jug! (Silver coins to sabotage K1 & K3)

5/1 - May Crowning, Procession, and schoolwide Retreat Day (Hot Dog lunch will be provided)

5/3 - Interims Distributed

5/4 - Reading List #16 Due

5/4 - Cinco De Mayo Day Fun!

 

This Week’s ABC Countdown to the End of the Year!

4/30 - Autograph Day - We will be getting autographs from our friends!

5/2 - Bubbles Day - please bring in some bubbles!

5/4 - Camo & Cookie Day - Wear Green of Brown camo and bring your favorite cookie for snack!

 

Upcoming…..

Upcoming Kindergarten Field Trips - Please indicate on the Field Trip form if you would like to

chaperone a trip. Chaperones must have Volunteer Form (For the Sake of God’s Children) on

file in the school’s office.

5/3 -   Nugget and Fang Play - One Chaperone per class, chosen by a random drawing

5/18 - Fire School -One Chaperone per class, chosen by a random drawing.

5/23 - Salisbury Zoo - One Chaperone per class on the school bus, but all parents are invited

          to attend the field trip. Additional chaperones & parents attending the trip must provid

          their own transportation to and from the zoo. Students are required to ride the bus back

         to Holy Cross after the field trip.  (Students should wear Gym uniform)

5/21 - ELC (Kindergarten & PreK) Art Show 5-7 (Parish Office Conference Room)

6/8 - ELC Last Day & Kindergarten End of Year Prayer Service 9:30 - Details Coming Soon!

 

Homework - Read your Reading Notebook words each night!

Monday -.Write the lowercase x 10x  & Practice  Reading List #16 (due Friday)

Tuesday - Write the uppercase X - 10x  & Practice  Reading List #16  (due Friday)

Wednesday - Write the numbers 1-30     

Thursday -  Write a sentence using the words in your Reading Notebook.  

Friday - Read Pig’s Jet  with your family & practice tying your shoes!  

 

K2's Weekly News 4/23-28/2018

K2’s Weekly News

April 23-28, 2018

Letter J Week

 

What’s New…

Interim Assessments, STAR Testing, and….Practicing for End of Year Kindergarten Prayer Service!

Math- Addition problems

Language Arts - Letter J, Decodable Reader - Pig’s Jet  

Science - Animals Habitats   

Literature- Jellyfish  

Religion - Gospel Weeklies, Creation, The Good Shepherd

 

Reminders for this week…

4/23 - Scholastic Book Orders due

4/26 - Nugget & Fang Field Trip Form Due

         Hot Dog Lunch Form Due (for School Retreat Day 5/1)

4/27 - Early Dismissal, 11:50 am

         Reading List #15 due

 

Upcoming…..

5/1 - School Retreat Day & May Crowning - Please fill out your Hot Dog Lunch Form.  No  borrowed or hot lunches will be available on Retreat Day.

Upcoming Kindergarten Field Trips - Please indicate on the Field Trip form if you would like to chaperone a trip. Chaperones must have Volunteer Form (For the Sake of God’s Children) on file in the school’s office.

5/3 -   Nugget and Fang Play - One Chaperone per class, chosen by a random drawing

5/18 - Fire School -One Chaperone per class, chosen by a random drawing.

5/23 - Salisbury Zoo - One Chaperone per class on the school bus, but all parents are invited

to attend the field trip. Additional chaperones & parents attending the trip must provide their own transportation to and from the zoo. Students are required to ride the bus back to Holy Cross after the field trip.  (Students should wear Gym uniform)

5/21 - ELC (Kindergarten & PreK) Art Show 5-7 (Parish Office Conference Room)

April 30th will begin Kindergarten’s ABC Countdown to the End of the Year!  A letter with dates will come home in this week’s Thursday Communicator in the preparation for our fun activities.  Each day we will celebrate a different letter!

 

Homework - Read your Reading Notebook words each night!

Monday -.Write the lowercase j - 10x  & Practice Reading List #15 (due Friday)

Tuesday - Write the uppercase J- 10x  & Practice Reading List #15 (due Friday)

Wednesday - Write two words that rhyme with jig, jet, & jog      

Thursday -  Write, Read, & Illustrate the sentence:    Jim jumps on the bed.

Friday - Read the Decodable Reader, Pig’s Jet to your family & Practice tying your shoes!  

 

Mid Term Assessments Coming Soon!    Practice: Tying your shoes

Birthday, phone#, full addressCounting & Identifying Numbers to 100

The Sign of the Cross, Grace before Meals, Hail Mary, Glory Be, and Our Father

 

K2's Weekly News 4/16-20/18

K2’s Weekly News

April 16-20, 2018

Letter V Week

 

What’s New…

Language Arts - Letter V, Fluency Reader #8 - Dan’s Van,      Math- Addition Problems & Games

Literature- Working on a “Variety” of Art projects  Science - Animals Habitats

Religion - St. Bernadette, Gospel Weeklies, Ladybugs & Mary, Holy Week & Easter Assessment

 

Reminders for this week…

4/16 - Plain white shirt due today for World Rosary on Thursday

4/18 - Mass, 8:15

         Early Dismissal - 11:50

         HSA Meeting - 6:30, Child Care available

4/19 - Living World Rosary, 1:30

4/20 - Earth Tag Day, $1 - wear brown, green, blue

         Ice Cream Sundaes at Lunch - $1

         Reading List #14 due

 

Upcoming…..

4/23 - Scholastic Book Orders due

4/26 - Nugget & Fang Field Trip Form Due

4/27 - Early Dismissal, 11:50 am

Upcoming Kindergarten Field Trips - Please indicate on the Field Trip form if you would like to chaperone a trip. Chaperones must have Volunteer Form (For the Sake of God’s Children) on file in the school’s office.

5/3 -   Nugget and Fang Play - One Chaperone per class, chosen by a random drawing

5/18 - Fire School -One Chaperone per class, chosen by a random drawing.

5/23 - Salisbury Zoo - One Chaperone per class on the school bus, but all parents are invited toattend the field trip. Additional chaperones & parents attending the trip must provide their own transportation to and from the zoo. Students are required to ride the bus back to Holy Cross after the field trip.  

 

Homework - Read your Reading Notebook words each night!

Accelerated Reader computer program is fixed and will continue this week.

 

Monday -.Write the lowercase v - 10x  & Practice Reading List #15 (due Friday)

Tuesday - Write the uppercase V - 10x

Wednesday - Count & Write by 2’s to the number 20 (If needed, use your 100 chart in your folder)     

Thursday -  Write, Read, & Illustrate the sentence:     Dan fills the blue van with gas.

Friday - Practice tying your shoes!  We NEED members in the Shoe Tying Club!

 

Mid Term Assessments Coming Soon!    

Practice:

Tying your shoes

Birthday, phone#, full address

Counting & Identifying Numbers to 100

The Sign of the Cross, Grace before Meals, Hail Mary, Glory Be, and Our Father

 

K2's Weekly News 4/9-13/2018

K2’s Weekly News

April 9-13, 2018

Letter D & New Life Week

 

What’s New…

Language Arts - Letter D, ABC Order, Sight Words, Decodable Reader #8 - I Did It,

Literature- The Dot!

Science - Places Animals Live and New Life

Religion - The Resurrection, Gospel Weeklies, The Annunciation of the Lord, Ladybugs & Mother Mary

Math- Counting Money & Addition

 

Reminders for this week…

4/9 - Spring Uniforms, Scholastic Book Orders Due & Chick Fil-a Holy Cross Fundraiser Night, 4-7pm

4/11 - Filled Egg Hunt Eggs and Basket & Reading List #12 & #13 Due

4/11 - Holy Cross Art Show, 3-7pm

4/13 - New Life Egg Hunt & Party, 1pm

 

Upcoming…..

4/18 - Early Dismissal, 11:50 am & HSA Meeting, 6:30 pm (child care provided)

4/19 - Living World Rosary, 1:30 - K2 students need to wear a plain white shirt to school.

4/20 -Earth Day Tag Day - $1 (brown, blue or green colors)

4/27 - Early Dismissal, 11:50 am

Upcoming Kindergarten Field Trips

4/26 - Fire School (Trip is still in the process of being approved)

5/3 - Nugget and Fang Play

5/23 - Salisbury Zoo

 

Homework

Please have your child practice the words in their Reading Notebook each night   

Accelerated Reader Homework - Counts as a Reading Comprehension Grade  

 

Monday -.Write the lowercase d - 10x

Tuesday - Write the uppercase D - 10x

Wednesday - Write, Read, & Illustrate the sentence: The bad dog digs in the mud.    

Thursday -  Show & Tell - Letter D

Friday - Read your Decodable Reader, I Did It, to your family.

Show & Tell will be assessed for an Personal/Social Skills Grade on the T3 Report Card. Show & Tell is worth 10 points and 1 point will be deducted for each day it is late.  

 

In addition to their daily homework, please keep practicing:

Tying your shoes

Birthday, phone#, full address

Counting & Identifying Numbers to 100

The Sign of the Cross

Grace before Meals, Hail Mary, Glory Be, and Our Father

These will be assessed as part of the T3 Progress Reports.

 

K2's Weekly News 3/26-28/18

K2’s Weekly News

March 26-28, 2018

Letter Y Week Continued

 

Please send in (empty) paper towel rolls for Mrs. Girton’s class and 12 filled plastic eggs for our New Life Celebration (due 4/11)

 

What’s New… Easter Activities and

Language Arts - Letter Y, Consonant Blends, Fluency Reader #7 - Say Yes to Pups & Can You Yip?

Literature- Yellow & Gold, Bees & Honey, Flight of the Honey Bee

Science - Places Animals Live

Religion - Stations of the Cross, Resurrection Eggs, & The Passion

Math- Practicing Numbers, Identifying & Counting Money

 

Reminders…

3/26 - Reading List #11 due

3/28 - Mass, 8:15

3/29 - 4/6 - No School

4/9 - School Re-opens! & Book Orders due

4/11 - Plastic Eggs & Basket due

4/13 - New Life Celebration, 1:00

 

Homework... No Homework! Help your family get ready for Easter!

Only Make-up Accelerated Reading Homework from last week.

(Monday - Wednesday AR from last week.)

(Tuesday - Thursday AR from last week.)

 

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