Mrs. Penney's Kindergarten Bear Cub Class

Newsletter

*Please know that the curriculum focus you see below is what we are currently working on in class. Homework is to review concepts and directions are sent home in the folder. This practice is based on curriculum already taught.*

Language Arts Theme/Focus:

Holidays and Traditions

Math Focus:

Shapes, quilting (patterns) with shapes, solid figures

Playing math Work Place games

Social/Emotional Focus:

Helping students identify their strengths

Read Aloud Book Focus:

100th Day of School, Valentine's Day, Presidents

Important Dates:

*Volunteers - Please do not plan to help if we have V.A.P.A. during your regularly scheduled time. If we are scheduled to be in the science lab (room 8) or the 21 Commons (library/exploration tinker lab) during your regularly scheduled time, please plan to sign in at the office and meet us. The office staff can explain the campus layout if you are unsure where to go. Thank you!*

Friday, February 8th: All kindergarten teachers have strategic planning training on this day and will have guest teachers. Please remind your child to embrace a different teaching style and to be safe, respectful, and responsible!

Tuesday, February 12th: We will be in the science lab from 1-2 p.m. There is an evening Dance Show on this day for our class and others! There is a 6 p.m. show and a 7 p.m. show. Please plan to drop your child off in our classroom at 5:40 p.m. Students are expected to perform in both shows and can be picked up from the classroom after the 7 p.m. show is over. Please contact me if you are willing to send in individually bagged popcorn for 24 students, as we will watch a movie during our waiting time. More details to come regarding show tickets and costumes. Thank you!

Wednesday, February 13th: There is an evening Dance Show for other classes on this day!

Friday, February 15th: We have afternoon V.A.P.A.

Tuesday, March 5th: We will be in the 21 Commons from 10-11 a.m.

Tuesday, March 19th: We will be in the science lab from 11:55 a.m.-12:55 p.m.

Friday, March 21st: We have afternoon V.A.P.A.

Friday, April 5th: S.T.E.M. Expo!

Tuesday, April 9th: We will be in the 21 Commons from 10-10:50 a.m. and have afternoon V.A.P.A.

Tuesday, April 23rd: We will be in the 21 Commons from 10-11 a.m.

Tuesday, April 30th: We will be in the science lab from 11:55 a.m.-12:55 p.m.

Friday, May 3rd: We have afternoon V.A.P.A.

Tuesday, May 7th: We will be in the 21 Commons from 1-2 p.m.

Tuesday, May 21st: This will be our last visit of the school year to the science lab from 10-11 a.m.

Friday, May 24th: We have afternoon V.A.P.A.

Tuesday, May 28th: This will be our last visit of the school year to the 21 Commons from 11:55 a.m.-12:55 p.m.

Thursday, June 6th: This is the last day of school and it is a minimum day. The school day is 7:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m. for kindergarten and 7:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m. for grades 1-6.

Other Tid Bits:

We are in need of unscented baby wipes and Seventh Generation cleaning wipes. If you could send in any, that would be wonderful!

Thank you!