Saturday, March 11, 2017

March Rolls in like a Lion...and goes out like a Lamb!

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This week we talked a lot about the different types of weather in March. We specifically focused on how March can sometimes feel like a "lion:" it can be cold and windy, or in can sometimes feel like a "lamb," and be warm and comfortable! 

We tracked the weather for the week, and so far we have had all "lion" days. Hopefully we will get some "lamb" days soon! 

Procedural Shares:

This week we finished up our procedural shares during morning meeting. We learned so much about how to do all different types of things!! 

Birthday Shout-Outs!!! 
Happy half birthday to Erin! Her half birthday was on February 27th!
Happy birthday to Ethan, who turns 6 on March 12th!!

Fun craft on Friday! 

Author of the Month! 
Dr. Seuss is our Author of the Month for March! After reading several stories by Dr. Seuss so far, we took a class vote on our favorite. Check out the results below!!!

Mystery Reader!
Our class loves when a family member comes to the class to read us a story!
Thank you to Mrs. Crowley for coming in to be our class Mystery Reader on Friday! The children loved the story the Princess and the Pony!

Book Share
Starting next week, we will be starting a new share during Morning Meeting! We will be doing a book share. Please help your child select an appropriate book that he/she is familiar with, to bring in and share with the class. When it is your child's turn to share, please help him/her prepare by discussing the title of the book, the author/illustrator, what the story is about, and what he/she likes best about the book. 
Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. 
Thank you in advance for your support at home!! 


*Parent-Teacher Conferences
If you have not done so already, please send back the conference form, to sign up for a day/time to speak with me for a parent-teacher conference! Forms need to be back no later than March 17th. Once I have all forms, I can confirm your scheduled day/time to talk with you about your child's progress so far in Kindergarten. 
Thank you!! 

*Volunteers Needed! 
We are going to be learning about community helpers at the end of the month. If you are interested in coming in on FridayMarch 31st to speak to Kindergarten students about your job, and how it impacts the community, we are looking for parent-volunteers. Please let me know ASAP if you are interested.
Thank you!! 

*Field Trip on April 7th
Kindergartners are going to the Discovery Museum on Friday, April 7th! Please send back the permission slip no later than March 20th. The cost to go on this field trip is $20. If you would like to chaperone this field trip, please let me know. You must have an up-to-date CORI background check.

*Library on Tuesday  
Just a friendly reminder that we go to the library on Tuesdays. Please help your child bring his/her library book on Tuesday, so they can borrow a new book! Your child cannot borrow a new book until the borrowed book is returned.  If a borrowed book is lost, the librarian accepts a $5.00 donation fee. 

Have a wonderful weekend!!

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