Classroom Happenings

  Dear Parents,

    Welcome back, I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter and Spring Break.

    We welcome May with great delight! Hopefully warm, sunny days are ahead for all of us to enjoy.  The children are having a wonderful time playing and running outside every day. 

    The world outside our classroom seems about to burst into bloom. For the next few weeks, we will be learning about the changes that take place when winter turns to Spring and how these changes affect plants and animals. We will be taking walks around the school and church to observe the changes taking place around our school and church - trees starting to bud and flowers starting to bloom.


MAY BIRTHDAYS - HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Landon Gates (May 22) and Liam Juston (May 24).


RELIGION -

 The month of May is dedicated to the Blessed Mother. We will be talking about Jesus as a little boy and how he respected his mother and father.  Our religion lesson will work right into Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.

   We will discuss how Jesus loved and helped his parents and how he wants us to be loving and helpful to our parents and to appreciate all the many things our parents do for us each and every day.


 MATH CENTER -

 We will  continue  to work on our printing and counting  numbers 1 -20 in our Beary Special Math Book.

  We will continue to work on our math concepts of more or less, patterns, sorting and graphing .


SCIENCE CENTER -

during the month of April, we will be learning about air, we will be experimenting with different ways to move test objects with air. We will use our breath first  to move an object then we will blow air through a straw and compare the methods and decide which one works best. We will be making predictions and using our graph skills for these experiments.  The children will be learning that when air is forced through a straw, it moves quickly and has strength. Air has the power to move lightweight objects.


                                               

LANGUAGE ARTS – 

We will be learning the beginning sounds and letters of U, V, W and X. We will also be practicing our printing skills (U, V, W and X). We will continue to work on our rhyming  skills, we are having a great time making up silly rhyming words.

  

                                                 MAY SHOW and TELLS

SHOW & TELL -

    May 1 - the letter U - we will be making Ulysses the Unicorn

    May 8 - the letter V - we will be making Vic the Viper who loves Valentines.

    May 15- the letter W - we will

 be making Willy the Whale.

    May 23- the letter X - we will be

making Xavier the X-ray Ant.

   

                                                                                               

        

                                                                              UPCOMING EVENT

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    IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER –

  

MAY and JUNE UPCOMING EVENTS –


May 11 – Half Day Dismissal at 11:00 am. Those children signed up for Day Care on May 11, please remember to pack a lunch as there will be no hot lunches served that day.

 

May 11 – Mass at 9:00 am followed by the May Crowning.


May 29 – No School – Memorial Day Observance.

 

 

 JUNE 19, (Monday ) - PRE-K GRADUATION DAY  the Graduation ceremony will take place in Holy Family Church on Friday, June 19 at 6:30 pm. . More information will follow.

   

 JUNE19 – Last Day of School for the Pre-k.

 

 


 


 









  

 


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