Thursday, January 16, 2020

Weekly News: January 21-24


There is no school on Monday. Enjoy the three day weekend with your families! 

On FRIDAY, WE ARE CELEBRATING OUR 100TH DAY OF SCHOOL! We will be celebrating with special 100th day Fun Friday Centers!  

For part of our 100th Day Centers, we are asking that each student bring a snack item to be shared with the class on Friday. Some examples include: a box of goldfish crackers, a box of teddy grahms, large bag of gummy bears, large bag of skittles, box of cheerios, large bag of mini Oreos, etc. The students will be sharing these snacks with their classmates to make “100 Day Hash” in celebration of our 100th day!! 

We also have a SPECIAL TURN-IN PROJECT FOR HOMEWORK this week - please read more in our homework section. 

If you would like, we invite you to join us in class at 12:20 on Friday as we watch a special video from our first 100 days of school. I can't believe that we have already been in school for almost 100 days! I am so proud of your kids and how far they have come! 

Don't forget to keep working on those Community Service Projects! Our kindergarten requirement is 6-8 hours of community service. These projects and presentations will be in May. You do not want to wait until the last minute! 

Our next kindergarten field trip is scheduled for Wednesday, January 29th. We will be going to the San Bernardino Children's Museum in Redlands. It is sure to be an exciting “hands on” experience.  We will be leaving school by bus at 8:30 SHARP and returning by dismissal. Permission slips for our field trip will be coming home on Tuesday. If you are interested in being a chaperone please email me (jcbess@inlandleaders.com) this week. Chaperones are welcome to follow us or ride the bus if there is room, and will need to pay a chaperone fee at the door ($10.00) Please remember that school policy states NO SIBLINGS. Thanks! We are looking forward to a wonderful field trip! 

We are in need of LOTS of empty Capri Sun juice boxes!!!! If you have any please send them to school with your child! Thank you very much!!! Note: if you could please open the boxes at the side (not in the middle around the edges) that would really help us out! Thank you!

Upcoming Events:  
Monday, January 20: NO SCHOOL
Friday, January 24: 100th DAY OF SCHOOL CELEBRATION
Wednesday, January 29: Field Trip to the Children's Museum


What Are We Learning This Week?:

Sight Words: ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR, FIVE.

Letter Team:  ONG (like in SONG) and ONK (like in HONK).  

Reading:
 
This week we are reading books all about our 100th Day of School! 

Writing:  We have some fun writing assignments this week. We will be writing all about our first 100 days of school, what we would do if we had $100, and what we would look like if we were 100 years old. 

Math: We will continue our unit on addition and subtraction as we learn all the strategies to help us add and subtract numbers. Some of these strategies include: number line, draw a picture, draw on a tens frame, and counting forward from the bigger number. We will also celebrate our 100th Day of school this week by counting and writing to 100. Keep practicing those addition and subtraction math tests at home so you can pass your next level this week!


Leadership: We will continue to ROAR and discuss what it means to have a growth mindset!

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