11-20-18 Newsletter

Review Week

I will be assessing students in all areas for Report Cards.

Science - Energy and the Sun

Religion - Gospel of the Week

Literature Art - Finishing Projects

 

Homework 

Monday – Write Capital and Lowercase Mm 5 times

Tuesday – Write Numbers 10-20 one time super nice!!!!!!

Wednesday – Write a sentence using the word “ham”

Thursday – Draw and color an ABB Pattern

 

Dates 

December 4th ELC Christmas Musical 6:30 Parish Hall (wear costume)

December 5th - K1 goes shopping at Secret Santa's Workshop (you can send money in ahead of time, cash only, no more than $20)

Students may be receiving a line in their Thursday Communicator for the Christmas Musical. They MUST practice it every night!!! The musical is Dec. 4th!

 

Reading 

Sight Words and Reading Words are available on the Documents page of the K1 Holy Cross website. Students will be assessed on their ability to read these words correctly for Report Card grades. After the new year, there will be a spelling portion to their weekly tests. Practice! Practice! 

 

Book Orders

The flyers that will be coming home next week will be the last book order until February. A LOT of the students in K1 are reading. I encourage you to select some Level 1 readers. A great set of books, Bob Book's Beginning Readers, uses a lot of our reading words and sight words we know. Please check them out! Books make great Christmas gifts! Online Orders due Dec. 7th

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11-8-18 Newsletter

Mr. Brown was our Surprise Guest Reader on Friday!

 

Next Week! 

Phonics - Letter Nn sound and handwriting

Religion - Gospel of the Week, Veterans Day, and Thanksgiving

Literature Art - Letter N Art and Story

Science - Direction and Force

Math - Identifying shapes around us, Positional Words, 2D and 3D shapes

Winter Uniform is
now in effect.

 

Homework 

Monday - Draw a picture that begins with letter N and try to spell the word. (parents don't tell them how to spell it!)

Tuesday - write numbers 0-20

Wednesday - Write a sentence using one reading word from List 2 and a sight word.

Thursday - Write one of the reading words from List 2 and draw a picture of it.

Christmas Musical 
Your child may be selected to read a line in the Christmas Musical on December 4th. You must practice that line every night! All children will be dressed up and be expected to be in the musical. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. S the Music teacher.

 

Sight Words & Reading Words

Sight Words and Reading Words will now be on a separate sheet of paper. Please return the reading lists when your child is able to read them all. I will assess the students on each list by the end of the week. The sight words will be on 1 list for the whole Trimester. Your child is expected to know the 25 sight words by Report Cards.

11-1-18 Newsletter

Next Week:

Phonics - Letter Aa (short a sound like Apple)

Religion - Gospel of the Week

Literature Art - "Almost Gone" African Antelope

Science - Collision Experiment, Direction and Force

Math - Greater and Less than, Missing Number

Winter Uniform is now in effect.

 

Homework

Monday - Write the letter /Aa/ 5x

Tuesday - Write the name of a saint who has a feast day on your birthday or has the same name as you!

Wednesday - Read a book with someone in your family and write the title

Thursday - Write the number __17__ and find the missing number before and after it

 

Dates and Reminders 
Nov. 7th - No School only 6th grade

Nov. 9th - Canned Food Tag Day and letter A show and tell

Your child may be selected to read a line in the Christmas Musical on December 4th. You must practice that line every night! All children will be dressed up and be expected to be in the musical. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. S the Music teacher.

 

Test Folders

Parents, If you still have your child's test folder that I gave to you at our conference, please return it to school with the assessments still inside it and your child's progress report signed. 

 

Extra Clothes

The change of clothes that is in your child's cubby is either missing some items due to a previous accident or needs to be updated with the recent change in weather. Please return the clothes on Monday morning.
Thanks!

 

10-18-18 Newsletter

Next Week:

Phonics - Letter /Pp/

Science- Pumpkin Science, Collision

Religion - Weekly Gospel

Math- Number Sequence, ordinal place, most and least

Literature Art- Finishing our Pinata, Panda story, and craft (only 2 students brought in candy for our Pumpkin Pinata!)

 

Homework:

Monday - Write a sentence using a Sight Word
Tuesday - Write letters Ll, Oo, Gg, Hh, Tt, & Pp
Wednesday – Form and AB pattern using circles & triangles
Thursday - Read a Book and write the name of it

Sight Words:
and, have, they, was, you, with, a


Reading Words
log, hog, tot, hot, lot, got, pot, pop, hop

 

Upcoming Dates

Oct. 23rd - Literacy Night

Oct. 24th - 25th Parent Teacher Conference (progress reports distributed)

Oct. 26th - Trunk or Treat

Oct. 30th - Kindergarten Halloween Party and Costume Parade @1pm-2:15

Oct. 31st - No School

 

I would like to remind you that your child must wear the school uniform every day! Navy Shocks - NOT BLACK, Gym Shoes- all white, Navy button and zip dress pants - not leggings or joggers. I am going to start writing dress code violations. 

 

 

10-11-18

Next Week:

Phonics - letter Pp beginning sound and handwriting

Science - When Objects Collide, Pumpkins

Religion - Gospel of the Week 

Math - Story Problem's Working with Shapes

Literature Art - Pumpkin Pinata!

 

Homework:

Monday - Write the letters Pp 3x

Tuesday - Draw and color AB pattern using crayons

Wednesday - Write the word "Hot" and a word that rhymes with it

Thursday - Count by 10's and write the numbers as you count

Practice Sight Words - and, a, have, they, was, be, you, with 

 

Pumpkin Pinata! 

K1 is making a Pumpkin Pinata in Mrs. Girton's class. We need to fill the Pinata for K1's Halloween Celebration! Please send in a bag of candy or small prizes to stuff the pinata! 

 

Upcoming Dates:

Oct. 13th Fall Festival 

Oct. 16th $1 Tag day 

Oct. 17th Book Orders Due!

Oct. 19th Living Rosary 

Oct. 18th Coleman's Pumpkin Patch Field Trip (students wear gym tshirt, jeans, and sneakers)

10-4-18 Newsletter

Next Week:

Phonics - Letter /Tt/ beginning sound and handwriting

Science- When Objects Collide

Religion - Weekly Gospel

Math- Numbers in order from 1-20, forming numbers correctly, counting by 10's

Literature Art- Letter Yurtle the Turtle Story and Art Project

 

Homework: 

Tuesday- Write numbers 0-10 2x

Wednesday- write the word "got" and another word that rhymes with it.

Thursday- write the numbers 11-15 2x

Practice Sight Words - and, have, they, was, you, with

 

Upcoming Dates & Reminders:

Oct. 5th-8th - No School

Oct. 9th - Go Pink! Tag Day $1

Oct. 11th - School Picture Day (winter uniform, please see student handbook for details)

Oct. 13th - Fall Festival

Oct. 16th - $1 Tag Day

Oct. 17th - Living Rosary

Oct. 18th - Coleman's Pumpkin Patch

 

Halloween:

K1 will be having our Halloween Party on Tuesday, Oct. 30th at 1 pm. Your child should have a school appropriate costume that does not include any weapons. 

 

9-27-18 Newsletter

Next Week:

Phonics - Letter /Hh/ beginning sound and handwriting

Science- Fall (seasons changing), When Objects Collide

Religion/Social Studies - Weekly Gospels, Archangels and Guardian Angel

Math- Story Problems, Identifying numbers and sets of Objects, Counting to 100

Literature Art - Magic Hats

Sight Words - and, have, they, was, you, in

 

Homework will be starting NEXT WEEK!!!

A homework notebook will go home and back to school with your child's red folder.

Their homework assignment sheet will be placed in a sleeve in the Red Folder.

K1 will have homework Monday - Thursday unless otherwise stated on their assignments.

 

Halloween Party! 

K1 will be having our Halloween Party on Tuesday, Oct. 30th at 1pm. All parents are welcome to join us for our celebration!  You can sign your child out when you leave the party if you wish. Please check your email's soon for a Sign-Up Genius link to help with our celebration! 

 

Important Dates/Reminders 
Oct. 5th - No School

Oct. 8th - No School

Oct. 9th - Go Pink! Tag Day $1

Oct. 11th - School Picture Day

Oct. 13th Fall Festival

 

COUPON BOOKS ARE NOW DUE BACK!

Thank you for your help!!!
*STAR Test Results go home today. Please look at them, sign and return. Thank you!

 

 

9-20-18 Newsletter

Next Week:

Religion - St. Padre Pio, Gospel of the Week

Science - Push & Pull, Force & Motion

Literature Art - Giraffe Story and Art Project

Math - Counting to 50, counting by 2's & 10,
Pattern Blocks, Story Problems

Phonics/ELA - Letter /Gg/ sound and printing, Handwriting, Beginning and Ending Sounds, Sight Words and Color Words

Our First Sight Words on our Word Wall are:
and, was & they!

 

Continue Practicing 

-making the sign of the cross

-recognizing color words

-neatly printing our first and last names

- recognizing and writing all 26 lower case letters

-writing our numbers

- Date of Birth, Address, Phone #
These are some of the things that
will be assessed for T1 PR's

 

STAR Testing 

K1 Students took their STAR Test on Tuesday.
Parent Reports will go home next week. I

f you would like to talk about them please email me and schedule a time you would like to chat.

 

Important Dates and Reminders


September 21st- Green & White Free Tag Day ( your child does not have to wear a uniform on Tag Day's)

Please return your coupon books or send in the money if you would like to purchase them!

Please bring your library books back to school so your child can borrow another one next week.

 

9-13-18 Newsletter

Next Week We Will Learn: 

Religion/Social Studies - visit the church, saints, and statues, 10 Commandments

Science - Force & Motion

Literature Art - Letter O story & project

Math - AB Patterns, Identifying Shapes, Dice Games

Phonics/ELA - Letter /Oo/ sound and printing, Rhyming, Beginning Sounds, Sight Words, and Color Words

** Your child needs a water bottle every day!

 

Practice, Practice, Practice!

These are some things we have been working hard on in school! Please practice them over the weekend!

-making the sign of the cross
-recognizing color words
-neatly printing our first and last names
- recognizing and writing lower case letters
-writing our numbers
- Date of Birth, Address, Phone #
*Will be assessed for T1 Progress Reports

 

Important Dates & Reminders

Sept. 14th - School Mass 9:30

Sept.17th - Book Fair week!
k1 students will go to the book fair during media time on Wednesday. If you would like your child to purchase a book please send in $10 or LESS marked in their Red Folder! You can also take them after school! The book fair is open until 5.

Book Orders - If you do not have time to shop at the book fair please check out Scholastic.com and you can place an order with our class code PBNRH. Each order adds points for our class to purchase books! Orders will be placed monthly. Our September Due date will be the 24th. Thank you! 

Sept. 17th - Elementary Open House & Faculty Bake Sale! 5:30

Sept.18th - Jr. High Open House & Faculty Bake Sale 5:30