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.

 

K2's Weekly News 2/5 - 2/9/18

K2’s Weekly News

February 5-9, 2018

Letter B Week

 

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

 

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

 

What’s New…

Language Arts - Letter B, Reading, Sight Words, Compound Words, Reading Words, Decodable Reader - The Big Trip,

Writing- Snowflakes & Pattern Blocks activity

Science - Predicting Weather

Literature- Butterflies & Caterpillars

Religion - Our Lady of Lourdes, St. Bernadette, Gospel Weeklies

Math- Handwriting, Patterns, Counting by 5’s, Identifying Numbers 1-100

 

Reminders…

2/5/18 - Mrs. Jones visits

2/5/18 - Scholastic Book orders due

1/7/18 - Mass, 8:15

2/10/18 - Father & Daughter Dance

 

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 Bb - 5x each - please stay in the lines!

Tuesday - Write Numbers 11-25, 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 B - Tell us three things about your Show & Tell!

Friday - Read Decodable Reader - The Big Trip (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 MaryCounting 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.

K2's Weekly News 1/29 - 2/2/18

Catholic Schools Week & Letter K

1/29-2/2/18

Thank you for sending your child to Holy Cross!

Special activities this week to celebrate our wonderful Catholic School!

 

Book Fair - Sunday - Friday in Multi-purpose room.

NO HOMEWORK THIS WEEK!

 

Sunday - Celebrating our Parish

  • Holy Cross School Open House 11:00 - 1:00 

Monday - Celebrating our Community

  • 9:30 Mass with STMA for Volunteers & First Responders - All are Welcome!
  • K2 - Book Fair during Media Enrichment- Students may purchase books or fill out a wish list and stop by the Book Fair sometime during the week after school.

Thank you to the many K2 Volunteers who plan our parties, help with field trips, and volunteer in our class & school. You are so APPRECIATED!

 

 Tuesday - Celebrating our Students

  • K2 - Bring in your favorite board/game to play in the afternoon!
  • FREE Tag Day for Students!
  • Magic Show for ELC students in Parish Hall, 10:00
  • Talent Show in Parish Hall, 1:15

 Wednesday - Celebrating our Nation

  • Mass, 8:15
  • Patriotic activities in classroom!
  • Patriotic Rosary in church, 1:30

 Thursday - Celebrating Vocations in the Church

  • Science is Everywhere Assembly in Parish Hall, 1:50
  • Interims sent home today in Thursday Communicator

 Friday - Celebrating our Faculty & Staff

  • “Soup-er” Bowl Tag Day - Wear your favorite sports team  attire.  Cost = can of soup or non-perishable item
  • Ice Cream Sundaes at Lunch, $1.00
  • 8th Grade Students vs. Parents  & Teachers Volleyball Game in Gym, 1:20
  • St. Blaise - Blessing of the Throats
  • Groundhog Day!

 Saturday - Celebrating Families

  • Mother & Son Dance at Wild Quail, 5:00

K2's Weekly News 1/22 - 1/26/18

K2’s Weekly News

January 22-26, 2018

Letter R Week

 

Please send your child's empty Test Folder back into school.

 

I have included a 100 Number Chart in your child’s Daily Folder.  Please us it to help you child count and to practice identifying numbers.  

Lost uniform items - I have a student that has lost her sweater, please check the sweaters you have at home.  Her sweater has a button missing at the bottom. I also have a girls sweater in my classroom with the name “Maria” on the tag. Please be sure to label your child’s uniforms with their name.  

 

What’s New…

Language Arts - Letter R, Reading, Sight Words, Reading senteces, Decodable Reader - Frog Ran

Literature- The Rain Forest

Religion - Respecting Life - Horton Hears a Who,Gospel Weeklies

Math- Handwriting, Patterns, Counting by 5’s, Identifying Numbers

Writing- Snowflakes & Pattern Blocks activity

Social Studies - Communities

Science - Predicting Weather

 

Reminders…

1/24/18 - School Mass, 8:15

1/26 - Scholastic Book orders due

 

Upcoming…...

1/29-2/2/18 - Catholic Schools Week & Book Fair!

1/29 - Celebrating our Community - School Mass - 9:30

1/30 - Celebrating Students - ELC Magic Show,10:00 & School Talent Show,1:15

1/31 - Celebrating our Nation - Rosary - 1:30

 2/1 - Celebrating Vocations - Science Guy - 1:50 - 2:30

2/2 - Celebrating Faculty & Staff - 8th Grade vs. Teachers Volleyball - 1:20

"Souper" Bowl Tag Day - wear your favorite jersey/team shirt, cost = can of soup!

Ice Cream Sundaes at lunch - $1

 

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

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

Tuesday - Write Numbers 1-20, 1x each - please stay in the lines!

Wednesday - Write & Illustrate the sentence, “The rat sat on a mat.”

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

Friday - Read Decodable Reader - Frog Ran (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 MaryCounting to 100

Color, Sight, & Reading Words Personal Information - Full Name, phone#, full address, DOB  

Also practice tying your shoes, buttoning, zipping, and snapping

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

 

 

K2's Weekly News 1/16 - 1/19/18

K2’s Weekly News

January 16-19, 2018

Finishing Letter F & Review Week

 

Please send your child's empty Test Folder back into school.

 

Needed: Newspapers for a paper mache project in Mrs. Girton's class.

 

What’s New…

Language Arts - Letter F & “Letters of the Week” Review, Oral Reading, Sight Words, Reading Words

Math - Handwriting, Patterns, Counting, Numbers - 0-20

Religion - Oral Assessments - Sign of the Cross, Grace, Hail Mary

Personal/Social Skills - Personal Information

Motor Skills - Tying Shoes


Reminders…

1/15/18 - MLK Day - No School

1/17/18 - School Mass 8:15

1/18/18 - Rosary for Life 1:30

 

Homework

Please don’t skip any lines or pages between homework assignments. Writing on the back of pages is okay.

Please encourage 4 Star Work and use the Handwriting Page for writing letters & numbers  in the back of the Daily Folder.

 

READING NOTEBOOKS - New sight & reading words will be introduced and added periodically.  Please have your child practice these words every night and return the notebooks each day in the daily folder.  These words are assessed each trimester.

 

Tuesday -  Write Numbers 0 -10, 2x each, 4 Star Handwriting Please!

Wednesday - Write Number 11-20, 1x each, 4 Star Handwriting Please!

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

Friday - Have a great weekend! (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 to 100*

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

Also practice tying your shoes, buttoning, zipping, and snapping

 

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

K2's Weekly News 1/8- 1/12/18

K2’s Weekly News

January 8-12, 2018

Letter S & Letter F Week

What’s New…

Language Arts - Sound & Handwriting Letter S & F, CVC words, 3rd Decodable Reader, Stan’s Pigs,

Math - Handwriting, Numbers, Word Problems & Addition Problems

Religion - The Epiphany of our Lord, The Three Kings, Baptism of our Lord, Gospel Weeklies

Science - Shade & Sunlight and Severe Weather & Forecasts

Literature - Ferdinand and the Bull

Social Studies - Dr. Martin Luther King

 

Reminders…

1/8/18 - Three Kings Classroom Party, 1:00 - 2:00

1/10/18 - 8:15 Mass

1/12/18 - Black Tag Day $1

1/15/18 - MLK Day - No School

 

Homework

Please don’t skip any lines or pages between homework assignments. Writing on the back of pages is okay.

Please encourage 4 Star Work and use the Handwriting Page for letters & numbers  in the back of the Daily Folder.

 

READING NOTEBOOKS - New sight & reading words will be introduced and added periodically.  Please have your child practice these words every night and return the notebooks each day in the daily folder.  

 

Monday - Write - Uppercase & Lowercase Ss,  5x each - 4 Star Handwriting Please!

Tuesday - Read the Decodable Reader,  Stan’s Pigs - 3x to a family member

Wednesday - Write a sentence using five sight & reading words from your Reading Word Notebook.  Please use proper capitals, punctuation, and 4 Star Handwriting!

Thursday - Write - Uppercase & Lowercase Ff, 5x each - 4 Star Handwriting Please!

Friday - Have a great weekend! (Practice tying your shoes!)

 

BUSY WEEK! - Sorry, no Show & Tell!

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*

Color, Sight, & Reading Words* Counting to 100*

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

Also practice tying your shoes, buttoning, zipping, and snapping*

 

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

K2's Weekly News 1/2- 1/5/18

Happy New Year!

K2’s Weekly News

January 2-5, 2018

Letter S Week

What’s New…

Language Arts - Sound & Handwriting Letter S, CVC words, 3rd Decodable Reader, Stan’s Pigs,

Math - Patterns, Handwriting, Word Problems & Addition Problems

Religion - Solemnity of Mary, The Nativity Story, The Epiphany of our Lord, The Three Kings

Writing - New Year’s Resolutions!

 

Reminders…

1/3/18 - 8:15 Mass

1/5/18 - Three Kings Classroom Party, 1:00 - 2:00

 

Homework

Please don’t skip any lines or pages between homework assignments. Writing on the back of pages is okay.

Please encourage 4 Star Work and use the Handwriting guide in the back of the Daily Folder.

 

READING NOTEBOOKS - New words will be introduced and added periodically.  Please have your child practice these words every night and return the notebooks each day in the daily folder.  

 

Monday - Write - First & Last Name 3x - 4 Star Handwriting Please!

Tuesday - Write the numbers 1-5, 5x each - 4 Star Handwriting Please!

Wednesday - Write the numbers 6-10, 5x each - 4 Star Handwriting Please!

Thursday - Write a sentence using five sight & reading words from your Reading Word Notebook.  Please use proper capitals, punctuation, and 4 Star Handwriting!

Friday - Have a great weekend! (Practice tying your shoes!)

 

Short week, and a party on Friday - Sorry, no Show & Tell!

 

Show & Tell will be assessed for an Personal/Social Skills Grade on the T2 Report Card. Show & Tell is worth 10 points.  Starting next week, 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*

Personal Information*  Color, Sight, & Reading Words*

Also practice tying your shoes*, buttoning*, zipping*, and snapping*

 

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

K2's Weekly News 12/18-21, 2017

K2’s Weekly News

December 18-21, 2017

Christmas Activities Week



What’s New…

Language Arts - The Polar Express, Elf Journal Writing

Religion - Advent, The Holy Family, The Nativity

Math - Polar Express Bells, Counting Gifts, Addition, Counting with Ten Frames

 

Reminders…

12/18 - Polar Express Day

12/20 - School Mass 8:15

12/21 - Red & Green Tag Day $1.00 donation and School Christmas Rosary 1:30

12/22 - No School - Christmas Vacation!

1/2/18 - School Re-opens!



Homework

No Homework this week, spend time with your family getting ready for Christmas!



 

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

 

 

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