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Kindergarten Grade Newsletter No 28

March 12-16, 2018

Mrs. Horn | (916) 331-7377 ext. 327

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Dear Parents,

     We are working hard in class preparing for Open House.  The children are so excited about the projects they are working on and can’t wait to show you.  It is calendared for this Tuesday, March 13th, at 7:00 p.m.  It is a minimum day and school will be dismissed at 12:00 p.m.  There is daycare available.

Please make plans to visit your child’s class and see some of the work and projects they’ve been doing throughout the year. You may also visit other classrooms and talk to our wonderful teachers and staff. Just a reminder that this day is a Minimum Day. School will be dismissed at 12 PM, daycare is available. This is a good opportunity to invite family, friends, neighbors, and people from your church to see what God is doing at our school.

Chick-fil-A Lunch:  Hot lunch on Friday, March 16th. If you wish your child to participate, please complete the hot lunch envelope slip and return to school by Tuesday, March 13th (cash only and exact change). ATTENTION: Chick-fil-A uses peanut oil.

Thank you so much for sending in dishes for our International Luncheon.  We had a great time listening to the guest speaker and eating lots of different foods from different cultures.  The gym was all decorated and many children dressed in their heritage, so it made it very festive.

Graduation Pictures:  (Next Week) LifeTouch is scheduled to come out on Thursday, March 23rd, to take graduation pictures for the kindergarten.  The children will be given a cap and robe to take pictures.  No money is needed.  You will receive sheets to purchase.  Girls:  Keep in mind when deciding a hairdo that the girls will be wearing a cap.  Boys:  May wear a shirt and tie.  (Please keep in mind that even if you don’t plan to purchase pictures, you are going to receive a 5x10 in your diploma)  A flyer will be attached to the homework packet.  Please let me know if you did not get it.

Easter Concert:  Please mark your calendar for our Easter Concert on Tuesday, March 27th, at 7:00 p.m.

Share Day:  (Thursday)  Please send in an object that starts or ends with (Xx).

Working together,

Mrs. Horn

This week we will be working on the following areas:

Math: We will introduce our first unit on subtraction. We will work on writing numbers  to 85.  I will also introduce the 100 Club.  In order get in the 100 Club you must write your numbers to 100 in the lines with no help.  The children are excited!

Phonics:  We will continue to work on special sounds in Chart 6 and the special sound blends.  I will introduce Chart 7 soon.  Sight Words: what, we, want, & where

Language Arts: We will continue reading about the life of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington.  

Social Studies/Science: We will continue our new unit on “Bugs” this week.  We will learn about the butterfly, and the bee.  We will continue this unit the rest of March. We will also  continue our unit on Patriotism and finish learning about the symbols of America.  The children are enjoying making their Patriotic Book.

Handwriting: We will continue to work in our “Writing with Phonics” workbook and Dictation.  I will dictate vowels, blends, and words. The children will then write them on their paper.  At the bottom of the page we will practice difficult letters. We will also begin writing short vowel words, marking the vowels and underlining the blends.  I will also introduce a dictation test on Friday, testing on vowels, blends and words.

Bible: We will finish a new unit “Zacchaeus & Nicodemas” and begin “Jesus Heals the Sick”.

Bible Verse: ”For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life. “John 3:16

Character Trait:  Faith

Please practice the following song with you child:  

Students are also preparing for the Easter Concert.

Upcoming Events:         Mar.    

                                                    13 - Open House (minimum day)

                                                    22 - K Graduation Pictures

                                                    23 -  Quarter ends

                                                   27 - Easter Concert