Sunday, May 15, 2016

Weekly News: May 16 - 20

May 16 - May 20

Can you believe that we only have three more full weeks left of kindergarten?! This year and my time with the students has flown by! I am amazed and so proud of how each and every student has grown and at how they have grown as a class. I am looking forward to having a fun-filled last few weeks together.

Kindergarten Success Academy is over!  There will be no more Kindergarten Success Academy after school. If your child participated in our Success Academy please be aware that your child will be dismissed at our regular dismissal time of 12:30 for the rest of the year.  Thank you!

NO SCHOOL next Monday, May 30th due to the Memorial Day Holiday. Enjoy the time off with your families. 

We let our butterflies go last week.  It was very exciting to see them fly around the playground.   

End of the Year Events:  The end of the year is coming quick and I wanted to let you know {IN ADVANCE!} what we have planned! Make sure to SAVE THE DATES!
Monday, June 6th:  Pajama Day!  Wear your favorite pjs to school.
Tuesday, June 7th: BSC Field Day. We are having a school FIELD DAY with all of kindergarten, first and second grades, and TK friends! We will rotate through fun centers outside in the morning. We would love parent helpers on this day! If you are able to help out, please see our awesome room-mom Kelly. Thank you so much for your support!
Wednesday, June 8th: Last Day of Kindergarten Celebration. We will have a very special last day of school KINDERGARTEN CLASSROOM CELEBRATION on this day. We invite you to join us at 11:00 as we sing some special songs, read our last book together as a class, look through our memory books, and watch our "Kindergarten Movie". We will also be having our big end of the school year assembly at 8:10 on this morning, so mark your calendars for a full day of events!!

Upcoming Events:
Monday, May 30: No School!
Tuesday, May 31: MRS. BESS RETURNS!!
Monday, June 6:  Pajama Day 
Tuesday, June 7: End of the Year Field Day
Wednesday, June 8: End of Year School Assembly 8:10
Wednesday, June 8: Last Day of Kindergarten Celebration (in the classroom at 11:00)

What Are We Learning This Week?:

Sight Words: VERY, EVERY, ABOVE, BELOW, ALWAYS -  these are our LAST SIGHT WORDS OF THE YEAR!!! Friday will be our LAST dictation test and LAST math test :) 

Letter Team: There are NO new letter teams! Remember to practice ALL letter teams so that you are well-prepared for first grade.

Reading: We will continue reading and learning all about plants. We are learning the different parts of plants and also what plants need to survive. 

Writing: The students have been doing an excellent job with 8 sentences paragraphs, including explanations! I am so proud. This week, we will continue writing about plants. We will also begin working on a special end of the year writing project. 

Math: We are finishing up our unit on addition and subtraction, continuing to work on ways to make 10 and fluency through five, and sharpening our mental math skills.

Leadership: Our leadership theme is Responsibility.

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