Welcome to Mrs. Baile's Webpage!!
Grade K English 1/2 Day Program
in Grade K Land!!
Contact Information:
Email: kim.baile@rdpsd.ab.ca
Phone: 403-348-0050

Rainbow Quote: 
The work can wait while you show the child the rainbow,
but the rainbow can't wait while you do the work !! 
                                                                                                          Patricia Clifford


•Thursday, 23rd -- Button Day -- Please wear something that does up with buttons.  We are going to count them and make a button graph.
We have zero buttons on our graph, if your child doesn't have any clothing with buttons.

•Thursday, 30th -- Teddy Bear Picnic -- Please bring a bear or a stuffie to school.  We are going on a bear hunt.  If you would like to
provide a snack or a drink for our picnic, please let me know.  We 
would love bear paws or teddy grahams, juice boxes, graham wafer
honey sandwiches, berries, anything a bear would eat.  Thank you 
for considering.

Please note:  
The items on the calendar in black are my classroom items.  
They are subject to change if the school calendar changes.  
I will give you lots of notice.

A great idea for a Christmas present is skates and a helmet.  Skating starts the first week in January.  It would be great if everyone could practice skating before the skating unit begins.

•Friday, 1st -- Blue & Green - School Colours Dress Up Day -- School Wide Spirit Day --  Please wear blue & green to school today.
•Monday, 4th -- Christmas Market -- organized by the Parent Council.
A note went home from the council with tags.  If you need another note or more tags, please let me know.  The children will be bringing home the gifts they choose for their family today.

Information about the Market:
-Please send used items from home, (except for stuffies), that you no longer require and may be a treasure for someone else.

-Please send the money donation, (suggestion is a $1 a gift), any time.
The children don't take the money to the market, just the tags.  I collect the money when I receive it and give it to Mrs. Anderson.

-The children go shopping whether they donate items or bring money.

-There is no record kept of who donated money or gifts.

Please email me, if you have any questions or catch me at school.

•Tuesday, 5th -- Christmas Market continues -- the children can purchase gifts for extended family members today.  Please let me know if your child is purchasing today, and I will send home more tags for you to fill out.
•Wednesday, 6th -- Cookie Day -- Please bring 4 cookies to share with your friends.  If you don't have any cookies, I bought extras.
•Thursday, 7th -- Parent & Teacher Conferences -- No School -- If possible, please bring a Toonie to cover the cost of the coiled Memory Book that the school purchased for your child.  (I don't include this item on the supply list, because I want them to be all the same.) You will get to see your child's Memory Book today.  I am so proud of the work the children have showcased in their books.
•Friday, 8th -- Professional Development Day -- No School
•Friday, 15th -- Red and Green Day -- School Wide Spirit Day -- Please wear red & green and bring a red & green or Christmas thing for show and tell.  We are going to start doing red & green activities on Thursday.  I moved this dress up day from Thursday to Friday, because the school wanted to participate with us.
•Wednesday, 20th -- Pajama Day -- Please wear your pajamas to school, as we are having our Holiday Celebration today.
•Thursday, 21st -- Christmas Concerts at 9:15 and 6:00.  All my K students attend in the morning from 8:58-11:42.  Please arrive back at classroom no later than 5:45 for the Evening Performance.  I will be in the room by 5:30, so you can go get a chair in the gym.
•Friday, 22nd -- Movie Morning &  Pajama Day -- School Wide Spirit Day --The Admin Team treats the children  to a movie in the gym and it is Pajama Day for the whole school.  All my K kids attend in the morning only - 8:58-11:40.  Please meet me at the park before school.  This is an optional morning. Lots of my K kids don't attend because we already had Pajama Day and they are tired from the Concert.  The children will be in the gym watching the movie for the whole morning.  There won't be time for recess, Phys. Ed. or centres. The children are always disappointed about this, so please discuss this with your child, if you are trying to decide whether they will attend today or not.  I will let you know what the movie is, as soon as the Admin team decides.
•Saturday, 23rd -- Christmas Break Begins -- ENJOY the Holiday Season!

•Monday, 8th -- School Resumes -- Welcome Back!
•Weekly SKATING begins with Mrs. McKeage.  I will post the days and times as soon as they are available.  Your child will need skates and CSA skating helmet.  The helmets do not have to have a face cage.  They children cannot wear bike helmets. Please make arrangements 
to have someone, (grandparents, friend, classmate's parent, neighbour) tie up their skates, if you are unable to.  
•Thursday, 11th -- Favourite Christmas Present or photo/momento 
of a Holiday Event for show and tell.
•Thursday, 18th -- Winter Fun Day -- Please bring a winter or white item for show and tell.
•Thursday, 25th -- Penguin Day -- Please bring a penguin item for show and tell.  Lots of kids brought books, photos, drawings, toys, etc.
•Friday, 19th -- Professional Development Day -- No School

•Thursday, 8th -- Beach Day -- Please wear summer clothes to school.  I will turn the heat up!
•Friday, 9th -- District Inservice Day -- No School
•Wednesday, 14th -- Valentine's Day Celebration -- Please wear red, white or pink and bring an item that is one of those colours or a Valentine item for show and tell.
•Monday, 19th -- Family Day -- Enjoy
•Tuesday, 20th & Wednesday, 21st -- Winter Break -- No School
•Thursday, 22nd & Friday, 23rd -- Teacher's Convention -- No School

•Thursday, 1st -- Transportation Show & Tell -- please bring one land, air and water vehicle (if you have them) so we can graph them.
Friday, 16th -- Celebrating St. Patrick's Day by wearing green and wearing a wacky hat or a wacky hair do. Please bring a green or St. Patrick's Day show and tell item.  I am taking photos for the children's E-portfolios.
•Thursday, 22nd -- Student Led Conferences -- All Day & Evening
•Friday, 23rd -- Professional Development Day -- No School
•Monday, 26th -- Spring Break Begins -- No School -- ENJOY!

•Monday, 2nd -- Easter Monday -- No School -- ENJOY!
•Tuesday, 3rd -- School Resumes -- Welcome Back!
•Thursday, 5th -- Dinosaur Show and Tell -- Please bring a dinosaur item for show and tell.
•Thursday, 19th --Yellow Day -- Please wear yellow and bring a 
yellow show and tell item to school.  Make Someone's Day a Yellow Day by Adam Peterson  spreading kindness to everyone in schools and in the wider community. 
•Friday, 20th -- Professional Development Day -- No School
•Thursday, 26th -- Sock Day -- wear your favourite pair of socks to school for show and tell!  Hopefully it will be shorts weather - so we can really show them off.  I have new long & colourful M & M socks and I can't wait to wear them!

•Thursday, 3rd -- Farm and Zoo Animal Show and Tell -- Please bring a farm animal and a zoo animal for show and tell.
•Thursday, 10th -- Farm Day -- We are making a farm inside a pizza box today with plastic animals and plasticene.
•Thursday, 17th -- Zebra Day -- Please bring a zebra item for show and tell.
•Friday, 18th -- Lieu Day for Teachers -- No School
•Monday, 21st -- May Long Weekend -- No School -- ENJOY!!
•Thursday, 24th -- Field Trips to Safety City -- Morning Class 
9:15-10:45 -- Afternoon Class 1:00-2:30 -- Please drop your child 
off at Safety City.  We will walk back to school and dismissal will be at the regular time.  Your child needs to bring their helmet.  I will provide 
a snack for us to eat before we walk back.  If you do not want your 
child to walk back to EBWS, please pick them up at 10:45 or 2:30 at
Safety City.  I need 6 parent volunteers from each class to go with me on this trip. Sorry, no toddlers, babies or older siblings can attend this field trip.  You will need your volunteer package completed and your
police check, if you want to volunteer.

One day this month we will be walking over to Fire Station #4.
•Tuesday, 5th -- Watermelon Day -- We are eating a piece of watermelon and making a life cycle sheet and drawing sheet for our Memory Book.  If you would like to donate a watermelon, please let me know.
•Thursday, 7th -- Field Trip to Sunnybrook Farm -- All the students attend from 12:40-3:25.  There is no Grade K in the morning.  I will need 5 parent volunteers for this trip.  You will need your Volunteer Package completed and your police check.  Sorry, no toddlers, babies, or older siblings can attend.
•Thursday, 14th -- Name Show and Tell -- Please bring something that starts with the same letter as your first name: Kim - kite.
•Friday, 15th -- Professional Development Day -- No School
•Monday, 18th -- Playdate for the 2018-2019 Grade K Children. My current students stay home today, so the children coming to Grade K this fall, can come for a playdate.  Enjoy your holiday!
•Thursday, 21st -- Favourite Item Show and Tell -- No theme this month. The kids can bring their favourite thing.  If your child wants to bring a pet, please let me know, so we can make arrangements to see it.
•Monday, 25th -- Showcase Assembly 9:15 -- Every class performs in the gym. Volunteer Appreciation Tea at 10:30.  All my students attend in the morning from 8:58-11:40.  No school in the p.m.
•Tuesday, 26th -- Field Day -- the students attend at their regular time.  We will be outside for the whole time completing track and field events.
•Thursday, 28th -- Last Day of School for Students 
Celebration in Gathering Area at 11:00 -- All my K students attend in the Morning.  We will be performing all of our favourite poems and songs. There will be cookies and juice, when the students are done performing.
•Friday, 29th -- Teacher Work Day -- No School -- ENJOY your summer holidays!

February 2019 -- No Spring Break -- Winter Break from February 14th-24th for the Winter Games. Last day of school is Feb. 13th and the first day back to school is Feb. 25th.

If you are looking at my webpage on a cell phone, please keep scrolling until you get to a green file folder that 
looks like this:
There is a second column on my webpage that has lots of information you may find useful.


Teddy Bear Picnic

Thursday, Nov. 30th

Donations Please
(we don't need all of these things - just suggestions)
If you would like to donate something, please email me.
Thanks so much!

Morning Class
(enough for 17 kids please)

bear paws -- Reegen

honey sandwiches
(made with bread or graham wafters)

teddy grahams -- Edwin

grapes -- Avery

strawberries -- Avery


juice boxes -- Ava

plates/or napkins  -- Kayle

Afternoon Class
(enough for 15 kids please)

bear paws -- Alex

honey sandwiches -- Tyrek
(made with bread or graham wafters)

teddy grahams -- Shelby

grapes -- Liam

strawberries -- Sophia


juice boxes -- Ethan

plates/or napkins -- Logan

We are a 
Please do not send peanuts, tree nuts, peanut butter, 
sesame seeds, Sesame Snaps, or hummus to school with your child. 
Please ensure that your crackers do not contain sesame seeds.
Please remind your child that we do not share snacks with our classmates in Grade K.

Morning Class 8:58-11:42 
I will go to the buses and walk around 
to the park to meet up with the rest of the children.
We all line up at 8:58 (warning bell) on the sidewalk and 
walk around to the front door.
I will bring the kids out around 11:40, so we can have the entry/exit doors to ourselves. 
 I meet the kids at the park to make up for the time.

Afternoon Class 12:43-3:25
Please meet me at the front door closest to the bike racks, everyday at 12:41.  
The children line up and I will bring them into the school.
No warning bell in PM.
I will bring the kids out around 3:23, so we can have the entry/exit door to ourselves 
and so we are on our way before the bell rings and
everyone starts coming to our door for bikes.  I bring the kids
in early to make up the time. 

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