Week of December 21st, 2015



Please remember to check your child’s folder daily and send back all forms that must be completed the next school day.

Homework packets will come home on Monday, and are due back to school on Friday.

Attendance and arriving to school on time is imperative. Attending school regularly is important to ensuring children develop a strong foundation for subsequent learning. Just a reminder that our school day begins at 8:00am, and children are dismissed at 2:10pm.

Please remember we have snack every day in the afternoon. Please provide a healthy snack for your child in a labeled bag.

Food Allergies: If your child has a food allergy, please send in a current picture and write the kind of allergy on the back. For your child’s safety, it is of the utmost importance that this information is kept up-to-date in the cafeteria. Thank you!

If you placed an online book order after Monday, December 7th, 2015, your order will be submitted after the holiday break. If you would like to place your order online, our class code is LQ7KR. Online orders can be placed at any time, but will be submitted by me on the due date.

The children and I are looking for “Star Readers” and “Arts & Craft” volunteers. A letter from our classroom mommies was placed in your child’s homework folder. If you are interested in volunteering, please complete the bottom portion of the letter, or email our classroom mommies.

Kindergarten Holiday Party will take place on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 @ 11:45. A detailed letter about the celebration was placed in your child’s homework folder. You can start sending in the supplies for the party tomorrow. As always, thank you for your support!

The Holiday Homework packet came home in the students folders last Friday. Please let me know if you have any questions.

~Mrs. Iacono

Week of December 21, 2015

Reading: We will be reading and talking about Holiday books this week. The students will continue to practice all the decoding strategies they have learned so far during independent reading time.

Sight Words: Review of all sight words

Oral Vocabulary Words: strategies, unfamiliar

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness: We will be reviewing all the letter/sounds that we have learned this year; The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett. The children will continue to work on Rhyme Recognition & Production, Syllable Segmenting & Counting, and Phoneme Isolation for initial and final sounds.

Writing: The students will be finished up publishing their nonfiction books and sharing them with the class this week. They have worked so hard on looking closely like a scientist!

Math: We will finish our work on adding with number sentences using the words "and" and "is".

Social Studies: School and School Community; The Pledge of Allegiance

Science: How Does the Sun Change Things? Recognize that light can pass through some objects


December 23, 2015 – Holiday Cookie Decorating Celebration @ 11:45
December 24, 2015 – January 1st, 2016 – School Closed for Winter Recess
January 4, 2016 – School Reopens


Kayla and Serenity will be turning FIVE on December 30th! Happy Birthday to Kayla and Serenity!!