Little Pups A

WELCOME TO OUR NECK OF THE WOODS!

Ms. Newcomer
Little Pups A - Room 601

What's happening in October?


Monday, November 11th: Pack a lunch - CCE Closed

November 25th & 26th: Pack a Lunch - CCE Closed for Thanksgiving Break

Wednesday-Friday, November 27th-29th: CLOSED - Happy Thanksgiving! 



Meet Your Teachers   
Sharon Newcomer, Lead Teacher Little Pups A
snewcomer@dcsdk12.org
I am a mother of 4 wonderful children, and Grandma to 4 precious grandchildren. I have been teaching for over 20 years and Pre K is my favorite age to teach. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Child Studies from Colorado State University.
I have lived in Colorado most of my life and love all the state has to offer. I enjoy hiking and skiing and love to travel.

Jacinda Jacinto, Teacher's Assistant 
jjacinto@dcsdk12.org
I have been working in early childhood education for 6 years. This is my 3rd year working for Little Pups and I absolutely love it here. When I am not at Coyote Creek I attend classes at Metropolitan State University of Denver. In my free time I like to wakeboard and go camping with my family. I also love going to concerts with my friends.









Lunch Menus are posted on the parent information board and sent home at the beginning of each month. 

*Please pack at least 3 nut free snacks for morning and afternoon snack*


Daily Schedule
 6:30 - 8:30 Arrival/Free Choice Play

8:40 - 9:00 Morning Circle (calendar and jobs)

9:00 – 9:45AM Recess & Morning Snack

9:45 – 10:20Large Group Learning, Children’s Choice Activities, Movement, Read Aloud 

10:20 – 11:05 –Small Centers (math, literacy, art, science, etc.) (10:00am – on Mon-Karate Thurs w/ Ms. Tanja) OR Specials on M/W/every other F

10:50 - 11:10 – AM Recess

11:15 – End of Morning Block/Half Day Pick Up

11:10am-1:30pm: Lunch & Rest time  
(Lights out for Rest Time at 12:00)

1:30 – 2:30 – Afternoon Snack & Free Choice
OR 2:30-3:00 – PM Recess

3:00– 4:10 Small Centers (math, literacy, art, science, thematic unit projects,)  

4:25 – Combine with A Room (Large group share time)

4:50 – PM Snack

5:00 – 6:00: Teacher Choice and Cleaning up

*Small Centers include: math, literacy, art, science, thematic unit projects and activities, puzzles, etc.

Specials Schedule: 
We are on a 3 week rotation schedule where we will have either music, art, PE or Library on T/TH and every other M/F from 10:20-11:05
*Karate with Ms. Sara –  Every other Monday
*Reading with Ms. Tanja – Every other Thursday
October Themes:
Weather
5 Senses & Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving


Letter/Number of the Week:
11/4-11/8: P & 5
11/11-11/15: B & 6
11/18-11/22: C & 6

Show and Tell: 

Show and tell will be held during review weeks where you child will bring in an item that begins with one of the letters we are reviewing. Please check the calendars that are sent home for the show and tell dates. 


Dress Up Days:

Monday, 11/11: Mix and Match Day

Thursday, 11/21: Wear your favorite color

Tuesday, 11/26: Pajama Day



ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

Karate with ATA Karate:

We have seen what an impact the fundamentals of karate can do with kids this age and are so excited to begin Karate as one of our specials! We will have Karate every other Monday morning as one of our specials rotations. 

Reading with Ms. Tanja

Every Thursday morning, Ms. Tanja, comes to read to the classrooms in 2 separate sessions. She is a volunteer through the Douglas County Library. We love having puppet visitors and reading exciting, new stories from the library!










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