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)

Math 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.)

 

K2's Weekly News 3/19 - 3/23/18

K2’s Weekly News

March 19-23, 2018

Letter Y Week

 

Please send in paper towel rolls for Mrs. Girton’s class.




What’s New…

Language Arts - Letter Y, 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 - St. Joseph, Palm Sunday & Gospel Weeklies, Stations of the Cross, Resurrection Eggs!

Math- Practicing Numbers, Identifying & Counting Money

 

Reminders…

3/19 - Reading List #10 due

3/21 - Mass, 8:15

3/22 - T2 Report Cards

3/23 - Shadow Stations, 1:30

 

Homework

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

Accelerated Reader Homework - Counts as a Reading Comprehension Grade  

 

Monday - Read the Decodable Reader, Ben is Ten! to your family.

Tuesday - Read, Write & Illustrate the sentence: The pup yelps for his Mom.  

Wednesday -  Write three words that rhyme with “yet”

Thursday -  Show & Tell - Letter Y

Friday - Fluency Reader worksheet, Can You Yip?.  We also still need members in the Shoe Tying Club.  Practice tying your shoes!

 

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:

 

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

The Sign of the CrossGrace before MealsHail Mary

Tying your shoes

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

 

New Prayers to be assessed in T3 - Glory Be & Our Father

 

K2's Weekly News 3/12-16, 2018

K2’s Weekly News

March 12-16, 2018

Letter E Week



Please keep working on your Leprechaun Traps! Due 3/15

 

What’s New…

Language Arts - Letter E, Story Writing, Apostrophes, Decodable Reader, Ben is Ten!

Literature- Emotions & Feelings

Science - Animals & Plants

Religion - St. Patrick, Gospel Weeklies, Stations of the Cross, Resurrection Eggs!

Math- Practicing Numbers, Identifying & Counting Money

 

Reminders…

3/12/18 - Reading List #9 due

3/14/18 - Mass, 8:15

3/16/18 - Early Dismissal, 11:50

3/16/18 - St. Patrick’s Day Party, Leprechaun Traps Due!

3/16/18 - Scholastic Book Orders due

 

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, Read, & Illustrate the sentence: The cat sat on top of the lamp!

Tuesday - Write your address: street, city, and state

Wednesday -  Practice & Write your phone number 3x (Leprechaun Traps due tomorrow!)

Thursday -  Write three words from the “en” family

Friday - Read with your family & practice tying your shoes!

 

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:

 

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

The Sign of the CrossGrace before MealsHail Mary

Tying your shoes

 

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

 

New Prayers to be assessed in T3 - Glory Be & Our Father

K2's Weekly News March 5-9, 2018

K2’s Weekly News

March 5-9, 2018

Letter C Week

 

Religion Class- Please send in an empty egg carton & 12 plastic eggs (eggs should split open in the middle) - due 3/5.

 

Please keep working on your Leprechaun Traps! Due 3/15

 

What’s New…

Language Arts - Creative Writing,

Literature- Cats & Color of Cats Projects

Science - Animals & Plants

Religion - Our Lady of Knock, All About Lent, Gospel Weeklies, and Stations of the Cross

Math- Identifying & Counting Money, shopping with pennies, nickels, and dimes!

 

Reminders…

3/5/18 - Mrs. Jones visits

3/7/18 - School Mass, 8:15

3/9/18 - Mary’s Way Stations, 1:30

3/9/18 - Tag Day, Can of Food Donation

3/12/18 - Reading List #9 due

 

Homework

Please have your child study their Reading Notebook each night.  

Please make a note of your child’s Accelerated Reader homework night.  

 

Monday - Write, Read, & Illustrate the sentence: The man is on the yellow bus.

Tuesday - Write your address: street, city, and state

Wednesday -  Practice & Write your phone number 3x

Thursday - Show & Tell - Letter C, please tell us 3 things about your Show & Tell

Friday - Read with your family & practice tying your shoes!

 

Show & Tell will be assessed for an Personal/Social Skills Grade on the T2 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:

The Sign of the CrossGrace before MealsHail Mary

Color, Sight, & Reading Words Counting & Identifying Numbers to 100

Tying your shoes

Personal Information - B-day, phone#, full address

Many students missed these on last week’s Assessments.  

 

These will be assessed as part of the T2 Progress Reports.

 

K2's Weekly News 2/27-3/2/18

K2’s Weekly News

February 27th - March 2nd, 2018

Review & Assessments Week


Literature Class - Please send in a men’s large/tall black sock

Religion Class- Please send in an empty egg carton & 12 plastic eggs (eggs should split open in the middle) - due 3/5.

 

What’s New…

Language Arts - Review Week, Reading Groups, Creative Writing, Read Across America & Dr. Seuss Activities    

Literature- Catching Up on Art Projects

Science - Animals & Plants

Religion - Lent, Gospel Weeklies, and Stations of the Cross

Math- Identifying Numbers 1-100, Identifying & Counting Money

 

Reminders…

2/26 - Book Orders Due

2/28 - 8:15 Mass

3/2 - Dr. Seuss Day!

 

Homework

Please have your child study their Reading Notebook each night.  

Please make a note of your child’s Accelerated Reader homework night.  

 

Fluency Reader Worksheet - Due 2/26

Reading List #8 -  Due 2/26

 

Tuesday - Write Numbers 50-75  - please stay in the lines!

Wednesday -  Write Numbers 76-100  - please stay in the lines!

Thursday - Create an AABB pattern with red circles and blue squares - repeat pattern 3x

Friday - Read with your family & practice tying your shoes!

 

Show & Tell will be assessed for an Personal/Social Skills Grade on the T2 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:

 

The Sign of the CrossGrace before MealsHail Mary

Color, Sight, & Reading Words Tying your shoesCounting & Identifying Numbers to 100

Personal Information - Full Name, phone#, full address, DOB  

 

 

These will be assessed as part of the T2 Progress Reports.

 

K2's Weekly News 2/20-2/23/18

K2’s Weekly News

February 20-23, 2018

Letter Z Week


Please send in a men’s large/tall black sock to school for Literature class.

Please send in a wide mouth plastic jar with a lid (like a peanut butter jar), or a tall water bottle with lid, for Science class.

Please send in an empty egg carton & 12 plastic eggs (eggs should split open in the middle) for Religion Class - due 3/5.

 

What’s New…

Language Arts - Letter Z  & Decodable Reader, Zip     

Literature- Z Stories & Catching Up on Art Projects

Social Studies - President’s Day   

Science - Weather and Animals & Plants

Religion - Lent, Gospel Weeklies, and Stations of the Cross

Math- Identifying Numbers 1-100, Identifying & Counting Money

 

Reminders… Please send in:

2/20 - Literacy Night, 6-7:30

2/21 - 8:15 Mass

2/23 - Principal’s Read Aloud, 9:00 & Living Stations, 1:30

2/26 - Book Orders Due

 

Homework

Please have your child study their Reading Notebook each night.  

Please make a note of your child’s Accelerated Reader homework night.  

 

Fluency Reader Worksheet, due back 2/26

Reading Practice List #8 goes home this week.  Please practice - due back 3/2.

 

Tuesday - Write uppercase & lowercase Zz  -  5x each

Wednesday -  Write Numbers 1-25 - please stay in the lines!

Thursday - Write Numbers 25-50 - please stay in the lines!

Friday - Read your decodable reader, Zip, with your family and practice tying your shoes!

 

Show & Tell will be assessed for an Personal/Social Skills Grade on the T2 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:

The Sign of the CrossGrace before MealsHail Mary

Color, Sight, & Reading Words Tying your shoesCounting & Identifying Numbers to 100

Personal Information - Full Name, phone#, full address, DOB  

 

These will be assessed as part of the T2 Progress Reports.

 

K2's Weekly News 2/11/18 -2/16/18

K2’s Weekly News

February 11-16, 2018

Letter U Week

 

Please send your child's empty Test Folder back into school after you have reviewed and removed their assessments.  Thank you!

Please send in a men’s large black sock to school for Mrs. Girton’s class.

Please send in a wide mouth plastic jar with a lid (like a peanut butter jar) for Ms. Hauss’ class.

 

What’s New…

Language Arts - Letter U,  & Fluency Readers     

Literature- Umbrella Tree & Rainsticks

Social Studies - President’s Day   

Religion - Ash Wednesday, Lent, St. Valentine, Gospel Weeklies

Math- 100th Day, Counting by 5’s, Identifying Numbers 1-100, Money Values

Mardi Gras & Chinese New Year

 

Reminders… Please send in:

Tuesday: Class Valentines, class contributions for the Valentines Ice Cream Social

Thursday: 100th Day Snacks contributions, 100th Day T-Shirt, Kindergarten Service Project (Mac & Cheese)

2/13 - Valentines Party & Ice Cream Social (Student Party)

Buckets of Love Tag Day - Donation or $1

2/14 - School Mass 9:30, 11:30 Early Dismissal

2/15 - 100th Day!  Kindergarten Fashion Show, 1:30 Parish Hall -  Families welcome to attend!

2/16 - Reading List #7 due

 

Homework

Please have your child study their Reading Notebook each night.  

Please make a note of your child’s Accelerated Reader homework night.  

Monday - Write uppercase & lowercase Uu - 5x each - please stay in the lines!

Tuesday - Write Numbers 25-35, 1x each - please stay in the lines!

Wednesday - Parents, please quiz your child on the names of 10 different numbers on their 100 Chart (Numbers should be greater than the number 25).  

Thursday - Show & Tell - Letter U - Tell us three things about your Show & Tell!

Friday - Read a book with your family and practice tying your shoes!

 

Show & Tell will be assessed for an Personal/Social Skills Grade on the T2 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:

The Sign of the Cross

Grace before Meals

Hail Mary

Counting & Identifying numbers to 100

Color, Sight, & Reading Words

Tying your shoes

Personal Information - Full Name, phone#, full address, DOB  

 

These will be assessed as part of the T2 Progress Reports.

 

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