Thursday, April 19, 2018

April 23-27
Practice tying shoelaces.

We will read our last Reading story in Unit 5. It is This is the Way We Go to School. It is a fiction story about children around the world.  The comprehension skill we will focus on with this story is drawing conclusions.

In Math, we will begin Topic 10.  Topic 10 will take composing numbers further from 11-19. Continue to practice with addition and subtraction too! 

PBIS reward for April is playing in Bounce Houses.  Our class's day for the Bounce House is Friday, April 27.  Please wear gym clothes and socks.

Kindergarten Graduation Pictures will be taken on Thursday, April 26th.  (There will be NO make-up picture day.)  Envelopes will be sent home with portrait package information next week.  If interested in purchasing pictures then please return the money BEFORE Wednesday, April 19th in your child’s folder.  (Cash or checks made payable to PSP.)  All students will be photographed for the class photo and will need a WHITE COLLARED shirt to wear under a graduation gown.  Girls should not have ponytails high on their heads or wear big hair accessories since they will be wearing a graduation cap.

FYI:  Kindergarten Graduation will be held on Tuesday, May 22nd at 1:00 PM in the high school auditorium.  Tickets will be sent home at a later date. 

Thank you to everyone that donated or participated in our school's Chinese Auction. It was a huge success!

Thursday, April 12, 2018

April 16-20
           For Reading we will begin the story The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper.  It is a classic fantasy story, and we will be talking about how trains move.  We will be learning about the comprehension skill, plot.  

           In Math, we will begin Topic 10.  Topic 10 will take composing numbers further from 11-19. Continue to practice with addition and subtraction too!  


   Kindergarten Graduation Pictures will be taken on Thursday, April 26th.  (There will be NO make-up picture day.)  Envelopes will be sent home with portrait package information next week.  If interested in purchasing pictures then please return the money BEFORE Wednesday, April 25th in your child’s folder.  (Cash or checks made payable to PSP.)  All students will be photographed for the class photo and will need a WHITE COLLARED shirt to wear under a graduation gown.  Girls should not have ponytails high on their heads or wear big hair accessories since they will be wearing a graduation cap.

Friday, April 20, is a Spartan Dress Down Day for $1.

 Kindergarten Graduation will be held on Tuesday, May 22nd at 1:00 pm in the NS High School Auditorium.  Specific details about parking, seating, etc. will be sent home closer to the date.  Due to limited seating, each Kindergarten student will be limited to 5 tickets.  If a small child (non-school age) is going to sit on an adult’s lap, they will not need a ticket.  Your Kindergarten child is not part of the count.  No one will be admitted to Graduation without a ticket.  Graduation tickets will be sent home closer to the date of graduation.  If tickets are misplaced, we will not be able to replace them.

Spring pictures or money should be returned as soon as possible.

Monday-guidance
Tuesday-physical education
Wednesday-art
Thursday- computers
Friday-music

Thursday, April 5, 2018

April 9-13
For Reading we will continue with the next story in Unit 5 Trucks Roll!  It is a non-fiction, rhyming story and we will be talking about forms of transportation.  The comprehension skill we will focus on with this story is compare and contrast.

In Math, we will continue with Topic 9: Composing and Decomposing Numbers to 10. Students will learn different ways to make 4 through 10 and write number sentences to show these different ways.  Review daily work mats and continue to practice addition and subtraction.

FYI:  Kindergarten Graduation Pictures will be taken on Thursday, April 26th.  (There will be NO make-up picture day.)  Envelopes will be sent home sometime soon with portrait package information. All students will be photographed for the class photo and will need a WHITE COLLARED shirt to wear under a graduation gown.

Thank you to ALL who generously donated to our class’ Chinese Auction basket/bin for the PTO Spring Fling Auction coming up on April 14-15.  Our "Ice Cream Sundae" theme is turned out GREAT! Be sure to take a chance or more on winning it!  Remember, the Kindergarten class with the most tickets gets an Ice Cream Party!!

 NSE PTO is selling yearbooks.  The cost of the yearbook is $21.  Order forms and payment are due no later than Monday, April 16th.  Cash, checks and money orders are accepted, made payable to NSE PTO.

Kindergarten Graduation will be held on Tuesday, May 22nd@ 1:00 PM in the high school auditorium.

Monday-Library
Tuesday-Physical Education
Wednesday-Art
Thursday-Computers
Friday-Music

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

April 2-6
For Reading we will read the story "Mayday! Mayday! A Coast Guard Rescue".  It is an informational text and we will be discussing cause and effect.  Please practice all sight words daily!!  We will discuss what kinds of transportation help us in an emergency.  

In Math, we will continue with Topic 9: Composing and Decomposing Numbers to 10. Students will learn different ways to make 4 through 10 and write number sentences to show these different ways.  Review daily work mats and continue to practice addition and subtraction.  

The March AR “Book Buddy” recording sheets are due on Monday, April 2nd. The goal for the month is 15+ books.  

FYI:  Kindergarten Graduation Pictures will be taken on Thursday, April 26th.  (There will be NO make-up picture day.)  Envelopes will be sent home sometime soon with portrait package information. All students will be photographed for the class photo and will need a WHITE COLLARED shirt to wear under a graduation gown.

The PTO Spring Fling Chinese Auction will be held on April 14th and 15th.  Our class’ theme basket will be “Ice Cream Sundae”. Donations are due to the teacher by Friday, April 3rd.  If a family would rather not shop for a donation, monetary donations will be accepted and Mrs. Kaminsky will shop for items for the basket.  There is no value set and you can be creative!! If your child brings in an item for the basket, they will receive a coupon for a free dress down day. Thank you in advance for your support! 

Spring pictures will be taken on Tuesday, April 3.

Monday- guidance
Tuesday- gym
Wednesday-art
Thursday-computers
Friday- music

Friday, March 23, 2018

March 26-29
Practice the following:
-sight words
-writing numbers 0-20
- counting to 100
- letters and sounds

For Reading we will begin Unit 5: Going Places.  Our first story will be Max Takes the Train by Rosemary Wells.  It is an animal fantasy story and we will be discussing realism and fantasy.  

For Math, we will continue with Topic 8; Understanding Subtraction.  Students will act out and solve subtraction word problems, will use the minus sign to represent take away situations when recording subtraction, will use the equal sign, subtract, and write the difference.  Review practice pages as they come home in the folder. 

The PTO Spring Fling Chinese Auction will be held on April 14th and 15th.  Our class’ theme basket will be “Ice Cream Sundae”. Donations are due to the teacher by Friday, April 3rd.  If a family would rather not shop for a donation, monetary donations will be accepted and Mrs. Kaminsky will shop for items for the basket.  There is no value set and you can be creative!! If your child brings in an item for the basket, they will receive a coupon for a free dress down day. Thank you in advance for your support!  

There is no school on Friday, March 30.

Spring pictures have been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 3.

Graduation pictures will be taken on April 26.  More information will be coming home in the next few weeks.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

March 19-23
Practice the following:
-sight words-writing numbers 0-20- counting to 100- letters and sounds


For Reading we will begin Unit 5: Going Places.  Our first story will be Max Takes the Train by Rosemary Wells.  It is an animal fantasy story and we will be discussing realism and fantasy.  

For Math, we will continue with Topic 8; Understanding Subtraction.  Students will act out and solve subtraction word problems, will use the minus sign to represent take away situations when recording subtraction, will use the equal sign, subtract, and write the difference.  Review practice pages as they come home in the folder. 

The PTO Spring Fling Chinese Auction will be held on April 14th and 15th.  Our class’ theme basket will be “Ice Cream Sundae”. Donations are due to the teacher by Friday, April 3rd.  If a family would rather not shop for a donation, monetary donations will be accepted and Mrs. Kaminsky will shop for items for the basket.  There is no value set and you can be creative!! If your child brings in an item for the basket, they will receive a coupon for a free dress down day. Thank you in advance for your support!  

There is no school on Friday, March 30.

Monday, March 19- Music
Tuesday, March 20-Library
Wednesday, March 21-Gym
Thursday, March 22-Art
Friday, March 23-Computers


Friday, March 9, 2018

March 12-16
Practice the following:
-sight words
-writing numbers 0-20
- counting to 100
- letters and sounds


In Reading we will read the story, Abuela, by author Arthur Dorros.  It will be the last of our “adventure” stories for Unit 4.  It will be a fiction story about a city adventure and the boys and girls will learn a few Spanish words.

In Math we will be continuing with Understanding Addition, Topic 7.  Review daily practice pages and continue to practice joining sets and counting how many altogether. 

Kindergarten registration for the upcoming, 2018-2019 school year will be held the week of March 12- 16.  Registration is open to all residents of the NS School District.  Please pass along this information to anyone with children ready to begin Kindergarten in the fall.  Appointments should be scheduled with the office.

The PTO Spring Fling Chinese Auction will be held on April 14th and 15th.  Our class’ theme basket will be “Ice Cream Sundae”. Donations are due to the teacher by Friday, April 3rd.  If a family would rather not shop for a donation, monetary donations will be accepted and Mrs. Kaminsky will shop for items for the basket.  There is no value set and you can be creative!! If your child brings in an item for the basket, they will receive a coupon for a free dress down day. Thank you in advance for your support!  

Monday, March 12-music
Tuesday- March 13-guidance
Wednesday, March 14- gym
Thursday, March 15-art
Friday, March 16-computers