Friday, May 19, 2017


  • Kindergarten Graduation will be held on Tuesday, May 23rd at 1:00pm in the High School Auditorium.  All students must report to school that day and wear a white collared shirt! Tickets will NOT be replaced if lost or forgotten -- everyone must have a ticket to enter. **Students must be signed out following Graduation if you are planning to take them with you!
  • Students will be participating in a Petting Zoo on Thursday, May 25th as their end of the month reward. Animals will include: monkeys, lemurs, wallabies, kinkajou, zebu cow, geese, and much more!
  • Carnival Day will be held on Friday, May 26th. Students will spend the day celebrating the end of the year with lots of fun activities! Students may wear school approved gym clothes.
  • There will be no school on Monday, May 29th. Happy Memorial Day!
  • The last day of school will be on Wednesday, May 31st. 
  • Thank you to Natasha Bubnis, and Mr. and Mrs. Kreitzer for being our Guest Readers this week. The students enjoyed your visits!!

Monday, May 22nd will be Day 2 and we will have Computers!

Friday, May 12, 2017

· All students had a GREAT time at the wedding of Q and U. Thank you to all who participated!!
· Kindergarten Graduation will be held on May 23rd at 1:00pm at the High School Auditorium. **Tickets will be sent home on May 19th. They will NOT be replaced if lost.
· If you did not send back your Graduation Student Sign-Out paper, please return it no later than Monday, May 15th!!
· The reward for the month of May will be a Petting Zoo. It will be held on Thursday, May 25th!
· Friday, May 26th is Carnival Day! It will be a non-rotation day.
· There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day!
· Wednesday, May 31st is the last day of school!! 

Happy Mother’s Day to all of those Mother’s out there! I hope you have a fabulous day!!


Monday, May 15th will be Day 7 and we will have Computers.

Friday, May 5, 2017

This week, we read the story “Building with Dad” and discussed how a school is built. We learned about the letter Qq and focused on how to compare and contrast. We also celebrated “Queen Day” in honor of the letter Qq and all of the cute queens in our class!

Next week, we will read the story “Old MacDonald had a Woodshop” and we will discuss what tools we need to build things. We will be reviewing vowels and fact and opinion.

This week in Math, we were tested on composing numbers 11-19 and began working on Topic 11: decomposing numbers 11-19.

REMINDERS:
· Kindergarten Graduation will be held on May 23rd at 1:00pm at the High School Auditorium. **Details will be sent home closer to the date! Mark your calendar!
· The NSE Book Fair will be held Monday, May 8th – May 12th. Students will be able to shop during their scheduled Library class (Tuesday, May 9th) and will also be able to shop with their parents on Monday, May 8th from 4pm-7pm.
· Due to the upcoming book fair, there will not be any more Scholastic book orders coming home this year. Thank you!
· The Wedding of Q and U will be held next Friday. Please refer to the handout in your child’s folder for more details.


Monday, May 8th will be Day 2 and we will have Computers.

Friday, April 28, 2017

This week in Reading, we read the story “This is the Way We Go to School” and discussed how children around the world get to school. We learned all about the letter Yy and how to draw conclusions.

Next week, we will read the story “Building with Dad” and discuss how a school is built. We will be learning about the letter Qq and focus on how to compare and contrast.

This week in Math, we began our topic on decomposing numbers 11-19.

Next week, we will be tested on decomposing numbers 11-19 and will begin working on our next topic on Measurement.

All students had a great time at the Egg Hunt (end of the month reward) this afternoon! Keep up the good behavior! 

REMINDERS:
· Kindergarten Graduation will be held on May 23rd at 1:00pm at the High School Auditorium. **Details will be sent home closer to the date! Mark your calendar!
· Anyone interested in being a Guest Reader for the month of May, please contact me!
· The NSE Book Fair will be held Monday, May 8th – May 12th. Students will be able to shop during their scheduled Library class here at school. Students will also be able to shop with their parents on Monday, May 8th from 4pm-7pm.
· Due to the upcoming book fair, there will not be any more Scholastic book orders coming home this year. Thank you!
· Next Friday will be Queen Day for the letter Qq! Girls will get to wear crowns and they will be treated like Queens for the day!


Monday, May 1st will be Day 7 and we will have Computers.

****Monday, May 1st will be an Extended School Day. Students will be dismissed at 3:45!

Monday, April 24, 2017

Last week in Reading, we read the story “On the Move” and discussed how people in different parts of the world travel. We learned all about the letter Zz and the main idea of a story. We ended our week by celebrating Earth Day and the importance of taking care of our planet.

This week, we will read the story “This is the Way We Go to School” and discuss how children around the world get to school. We will be learning about the letter Yy and focusing on how to draw conclusions.

Last week in Math, we were tested on composing and decomposing numbers to 10.

This week, we will begin working with numbers 11-20.

REMINDERS:
·       Kindergarten Graduation will be held on May 23rd at 1:00pm at the High School Auditorium. **Details will be sent home closer to the date! Mark your calendar!
·       For the month of April, students who displayed good behavior all month long will participate in a grade level egg hunt on our playground on April 28th.
·       Thank you to Greg Mentzer and Katrina Economy for coming in to our class to talk about their careers. We loved having you!
·       Thank you to Gary Glessner and Kathy Glessner for being our Guest Readers for the month of April. The students enjoyed your visit!
·       Anyone interested in being a Guest Reader for the month of May, please contact me! The more the merrier! J
·       PSSA testing will resume this week. Please encourage good behavior in the hallways as to not disturb the test takers!
·       Please return Yearbook Order forms as soon as possible if you are interested in purchasing one!
·       There will be a $1 Dress Down Day on Friday, April 28th.


Today is day 2 and we have Computers.

Friday, April 7, 2017

This week in Reading, we read the story “Trucks Roll” and discussed types of transportation that help people to do their jobs. We learned all about the letter Uu and the United States. All of the students did an excellent job presenting their state projects to the class.

Next week, we will be reading the story “The Little Engine That Could” and learning about what kind of work trains do. We will focus on the plot of a story. We will also be doing some fun Spring/Easter activities!

This week in Math, we began our topic on composing and decomposing numbers to 10. We discussed different ways to make a number. For example, we can break up 6 counters into a group of 4 and a group of 2. We can also break it up into a group of 3 and a group of 3. Students have been doing a super job!

Next week, we will continue our topic on composing and decomposing numbers.

REMINDERS:
·    Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the United States projects. The students and I had a great time learning about each state. I am proud of all of the hard work students put into their presentations.
·    Thank you to all who have donated to our “Book Lover’s Basket” for the Chinese Auction. I am sure that it will be a huge hit!! The Auction will be held this weekend -- April 8th from 10am-5pm and April 9th from 12pm-3pm. Please come out and show your support!
·    There will be no school on Friday, April 14th. Enjoy your long weekend. There will be school on Thursday, April 13th and Monday, April 17th.
·    Graduation pictures will be held on Thursday, April 20th. Please return the picture envelope with payment no later than Wednesday, April 19th. Thank you!
·    Kindergarten Graduation will be held on May 23rd at 1:00pm at the High School Auditorium. **Details will be sent home closer to the date!


Monday, April 10th will be 3 and we will have Library. Please remember your books!

Friday, March 31, 2017

This week in Reading, we read the story “Mayday! Mayday!” and discussed types of transportation that help us in an emergency. We learned about the letter Xx, discussed cause and effect, and worked with consonant digraphs.

Next week, we will be reading the story “Trucks Roll” and learning about what kinds of transportation help people do their jobs. We will be learning the letter Uu! We will also be presentingWe will focus on how to compare and contrast two items.

In Math, we finished up and were tested on our subtraction topic.

Next week, we will begin our topic on composing and decomposing numbers to 10.

REMINDERS:
·    United States projects are due no later than Tuesday, April 4th. Thank you in advance for your hard work and cooperation!
·     Thank you to all who have donated to our “Book Lover’s Basket” for the Chinese Auction. The Auction will be held on April 8th from 10am-5pm and April 9th from 12pm-3pm. Please come out and show your support!
·     Kindergarten Graduation will be held on May 23rd at 1:00pm at the High School Auditorium. **Details will be sent home closer to the date!
·     Next week, forms will be sent home for Graduation pictures! Be on the look out!


Monday, April 3rd will be 8 and we will have Book Exchange. Please remember your books!