Ms. Rachal & Mrs. Priestley’s class,

We cannot believe it almost SPRING! It has been our greatest JOY to watch your children bloom. We know that the remainder of the school year will continue to bring many new discoveries and connections.   

 

Reminders

Snack Families: 

3/4: Fitzgerald (M/W) and Cox (T/TH)

3/11: Spring Break

3/18: Good (M/W) and Higginbottom (T/TH)

3/25: Kershaw (M/W) and Kelley (T/TH)

4/1: Lee (M/W) and school will provide (T/TH)

 

Birthdays:

Everyone is getting so big! No more birthdays for the year!

 

Upcoming Events: 

3/11-3/15: Spring Break - No School

3/19: Spirit Day

3/25-3/29: Spring Book Fair

3/28: Dad’s Night 5:30pm-6:30pm

 

Our Unit: 

“Spring”

To Our Cheery Parents,

This month we will focus on the unit of SPRING. 

We will explore: FLOWERS, BABY ANIMALS, INSECTS, and the color GREEN.    

Our activities will include: planting seeds in a cup, matching baby animals, and a nature hike to observe insects. 

We will be singing:                                                                                            

  • “Popcorn Popping”                                                     
  • “Baby Shark”                                          
  • "Old MacDonald Had a Farm"                                                                    
  • "Bringing Home My Baby Bumble Bee" 
  • “Ants Go Marching One By One”

 We will be reading:          

  • Hello Baby
  • Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • Grouchy Ladybug                                                                                
  • Spot’s Easter                                
  • Spot's First Walk.

As always, we encourage you to talk to your children about these topics and activities over the next month.

Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions or concerns. 

We are looking forward to another great month with your sweet children!

Blessings,

Ms. Rachal and Mrs. Priestley

Ms. Rachal & Mrs. Priestley’s class,

Wow! 2019 is off to a great start! Your children have grown so much since August. Each day is full of new discoveries and so much joy. They are busy making many connections and are more verbal each week. We love watching them grow!  

 

Reminders

Snack Families: 

2/4: Peck (M/W) and Lord (T/TH)

2/11: Peterson (M/W) and Oshman (T/TH)

2/18: Shelton (M/W) and Steele (T/TH)

2/25: Beasley (M/W) and Castellaw (T/TH)

3/4: Fitzgerald (M/W) and Cox (T/TH)

 

Birthdays:

 

2/4: Knox Lee (M/W)

2/7: Lucy Claire Fitzgerald (M/W)

 

Upcoming Events: 

2/6: Show Your Love Online Auction

2/13: Valentine Party (M/W class) 11:00am -11:30am

2/14: Valentine Party (T/TH class) 11:00am -11:30am

*(Please be on the lookout for an email from the party coordinator in your child's class for more details!)

2/20: Spirit Day

2/27 & 2/28: Parent Teacher Conferences                                                      *These are only for PreK-3 and up this time around.                                         (You will be receiving an email update from us about your little loves in Feburary!)

 

Our Unit: 

“Shapes”

To Our Loving Parents,

This month we will focus on the concepts Triangles, Squares, Hearts, and Circles. We are also focusing on the color RED.

We will be filling our sensory bin with red and pink items and using red play dough as well as heart shaped cookie cutters. We will introduce different mediums such as paint, markers, crayons, and dot markers to explore the color RED.   

We will be singing:                                                                                            

  • “Ten Little Shapes Jumping on the  Bed”                                                     
  • “Triangle Songs for Kids- Triangles have Three Sides”                                          
  • "I Love You"                                                                    
  • "Skinnamarinkydinkydink." 

 We will be reading:                                                                                    

  • Numbers Colors and Shapes                                                                               
  • My Shapes, Shapes- National Geographic Look & Learn                               
  • Spot's Favorite Shapes.

Our activities will include matching foam shapes to our My Shapes book, Singing and playing "Ring Around the Rosey," and using stamps in the shape of a heart.

As always, we encourage you to talk to your children about these topics and activities over the next month.

Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions or concerns. 

We are looking forward to another great month with your sweet children!

Blessings,

Ms. Rachal and Mrs. Priestley

Ms. Rachal & Mrs. Priestley’s class,

Happy New Year! Welcome Back! We missed you and your children’s smiling faces over the break. 

 

Reminders

Snack Families: 

1/7: Fitzgerald (M/W) and Cox (T/TH)

1/14: Good (M/W) and Higginbottom (T/TH)

1/21: Kershaw (M/W) and Kelly (T/TH)

1/28: Lee (M/W) and school will provide (T/TH)

2/4: Peck (M/W) and Lord (T/TH)

 

Birthdays:

1/12 - William Steele (T/TH)

 

Upcoming Events: 

1/9 - Current Student Re-Enrollment begins

1/12 - PreK 3 Round-Up  9 - noon

1/15 - Spirit Day

12/21 Marin Luther King Jr Day - No School

12/21-12/25 New Student Enrollment 

 

Our Units: 

“Light”

To Our Brilliant Parents,

We will focus on the concepts stars, sun, shadows, and dark vs light.

This month we will be working on:

-singing “Twinkle Twinkle” and “Mr Sun”

-reading “Good Night Moon” and “God Made the Sun”

-playing with flashlights and using different filters with them

-creating shadows outside on the playground

We encourage you to talk to your children about these topics and activities over the next month.

Please always feel free to reach out to us with any questions or concerns. 

We are looking forward to another great month!

Blessings,

Ms. Rachal and Mrs. Priestley