Kindergarten Announcements for both Mrs. Peckl's and Mrs. Barrick's Classes

Welcome to Kindergarten!

May 23:                Mommy Mass and breakfast with moms in the cafeteria immediately following Mass

May 24:                 Field Day  (more details to come)  11:30 dismissal

May 27:                 Memorial Day (no school) beginning of Spirit Week

May 27-May 31:     Spirit Week ( more details to come)

May 28:                  Race for Education (Kindergarten walks from 10:30-11:30) Please refer to handout from 4/29 for details.

May 28:                  Parent Picnic lunch 12:00:1:00

May 30:                  Cultural Arts Program 2pm

May 31:                  Ice Cream Social  (all school)

June 6:                   End of the year classroom parties

June 7:                   Pass It On ceremony: 10am in church, Walk of Honor 11 am in school

June 7:                   Stepping up ceremony in the Church at 2pm, dismissal immediately following 2:20-2:30.  Last day of School for       

                               Kindergarten.  We will have end of the year envelopes to hand off at the back of the church.

 

IMPORTANT LINKS

Kindergarten Volunteer Needs

For additional Kindergarten help, please note the following links below:

 http://www.superkidsreading.org/superkids-reading-program/kindergarten.php 

http://www.starfall.com

http://www.spellingcity.com/bpeckl/    password: Kindergarten

http://www.abcya.com

MATH SUPPORT:

http://www.mathplayground.com

http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/math/student_2006.cfm?grade=k&sp=student 

 

Kindergarten A (Mrs. Peckl)

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Spelling words for week 05/28/19: that, bus, six, hand, last (bonus words: our and saw ) Redskins only.

Homework: Have a wonderful and safe weekend!

Reading log books go home on Wednesday and should be returned the following Tuesday. 

We had an amazing day!  

Mr. Medina scheduled a very fun morning for us!  We rotated through 8 stations and had a blast!

I read a story for circle time that was about being a good sport and team player.  We had a good discussion about taking turns, bragging, whining, etc... before we left for Field Day!   When we returned, we were treated to Welch's ice pops!  Thank you  Mrs. Dalmut!

 

IXL:  New questions have been added for the remainder of the year.  As soon as your child completes their questions, they should move up to the next level. 

 

 

Redskins:   E.1, E.2, E.4, H.1, H.2, H.3, H.4, H.6, H.7, I.1, I.4, I.6, I.9, I.20, I.24, I.25, J.1, J.2. J.3, J.4, J.5, J.6, J.7, K.1, K.2, K.3, L.3, L.4, M.1, M.2, M.3, M.4, M.5 M.6, M.7, M.8, M.9, M.10, N.1, O.2, O.3, O.4, O.5, P.1, P.2, P.3, P.4. P.5

 Giants:        A.4, F.3, G.2, G.3, G.6, H.5, H.8, I.2, I.3, I.5, I.8, I.12, I.14, I.24, J.1, J.2, J.3, J.4, J.5, J.6, K.2, K.4

 Jets:            A.3, C.1, C.2, E.3, F.2, G.1, G.5, I.7, I.11, I.13, I.14, I.15, I.17, I.21, I.22, I.23, K.4

 Ravens:      B.1, B.2, B.3, B.4, B.5, B.6, B.7, B.8, B.9, I.11, I.13, I.15, I.17, I.21, I.22, I.23

 

Math:   A.4, A.5, B.4, B.5, B.7, B.8, B.9, B.10, C.1, C.2, C.3, C.4, C.5, C.6, C.7, C.8, C.9. C.10. C.11. C.12, C.13, C.14, C.15, C.16, C.17, C.18-E9

 

SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUBS:   If you would like to purchase any books for your child, they get delivered to school.  I unpack the boxes and send them in their school bag.  The ordering is only online.  We do not accept cash, checks, and paper orders.  

Our classroom code is: HQW3K

 Special Classes Schedule:

Monday:                Art:             10:35-11:15,   P.E.: 1:15-1:45

Tuesday:               Music:        10:20-10:50

Wednesday:          Computer:  10:35-11:15,   P.E.:  1:15-1:45

Thursday:              Mass:          9:00,   Spanish 11:45-12:15,    Fellowship: 2:30-3:00

Friday:                   Library:        10:30-11:00

 

 Rules of the Classroom:

1. Keep Hands and Feet to yourselves

2. Raise your hand to share or ask a question.

3. Use your indoor voice

4. Follow directions

5. Use kind words, share, and take turns.

 

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Kindergarten B (Mrs. Barrick)

 

 WELCOME TO KINDERGARTEN!!!!  

We are the Barrick Bunch and from Mrs. Swahn and myself we are very happy to be your child's teachers!

Please look at this page for information.  The top portion pertains to both Kindergarten classes and then it is separated by Mrs. Peckl's classroom and then to mine (Mrs. Barrick).

I look forward to a wonderful school year!

 The Barrick Bunch!

Kindergarten Teacher: Mrs. Barrick

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 Kindergarten Aide: Mrs. Swahn
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PE uniforms to be worn on PE days: Tuesdays and Fridays.  The other days are regular uniform days.
 
 [No longer applicable until spring] Summer uniform: The uniform for the boys can be either the shorts with polo shirt or the pants with the button down collared shirt.  The uniform for the girls can be either the shorts or skort with polo shirt or the jumper (or pants) with the peter pan collar shirt. We have PE on Tuesdays and Fridays.  For both boys and girls, the PE shorts and PE shirt will be worn with tennis shoes.  
 
[Now until Spring] Winter uniform: The uniform for the boys will be the pants, button down collared shirt and the blue uniform sweater.  The girls' uniform is the jumper (or pants) with the peter pan collar and the blue uniform sweater. For both boys and girls, the PE sweatpants and the PE sweatshirt must be worn.  Please make sure the PE shirt is worn underneath the sweatshirt so that the sweatshirt can be taken off if the student gets too hot after running around in PE.   
 
GOING OUTSIDE FOR RECESS DURING THE WINTER MONTHS: Please make sure you child comes to school with their coat, hats and gloves.  The policy is that any child without any of these winter items will stay inside because they are not properly prepared to be outside.
 

 

 

 

THIS WEEK 

HOMEWORK THIS WEEK:  Spelling words, 3 pages of Language arts, 1 page of math

Monday: This morning we worked on our spelling words, calendar, unfinished work in their files, and had centers.  The centers included: iPads, math (measurement), Letterbook (writing words, reading sentences and gluing pictures of to match the phrase), reading family words, matching beginning sounds, addition (picnic scene with ants to help figure out the adding problem), fill in the missing number, and sequencing cards (putting pictures in order of sequence).  We went to music, and in the afternoon, napped, watched the band concert and part of a Veggies Tales movie "Lord of the Beans".

Tuesday: This morning we worked on our spelling words, calendar, unfinished work, puzzles, games, and math with dice.  We worked on several pages of our Letterbook (matching pictures with the story line).  In math, we measured pictures with paper clips.  In Science, we learned the life cycle of the ladybug and used Scholastic to see a ladybug emerge from it's larvae stage.  In religion we watched Veggie Tale The Wizard of Ha's.  It is about the Prodigal Son.  We had PE in the afternoon, extra recess and earlier in the day I read about the Solar System.  

Wednesday: In the morning we worked on our spelling words, calendar, unfinished work, puzzles, War, and writing sight words on "bumpy" paper.  I am reading to the students about our Solar System and today I talked about being good stewards of our world.  They learned about global warming and showed them a graph how much the earth overall temperature has gone up since the last 150 years.  I explained what happens when the polar ice caps melt, the effect on animals such as the polar bears and penguins and coastal shores disappearing with water levels rising. They understand the significance of the dangers in pollution such as smog and littering.  I also told them that this can turn around by our actions.   We finished the Letterbook KQJ and will be starting our last one tomorrow. We had a math assessment on measurement, Spanish, and worked on the Solar System Project. In the afternoon, we continued the Solar System project and had library, too, along with some extra recess time right after lunch.

Thursday: In the morning we worked on our morning work: spelling words, calendar, unfinished work and those that have finished any unfinished work get to do board games, puzzles, read books or anything else that stimulates their minds.  Then I read a little more about the Solar System and talked about the ozone layer, asteroids, the definition of a crater and if Mercury has any craters (ask your child.  If they paid attention they should know).  We went to Mommy Mass which was very special and afterwards we had a nice feast brought to us by the first grade parents.  Since the students were so excited, we went outside to play for a little bit.  We finished the morning with the Letterbook XYZ and learned about scales in math.  In the afternoon, we had a few minutes of extra recess, computer class and finished the day with Fellowship where the students learned about safety especially in the summer with pool season and playing outside will be frequent.   

 

The SPECIALS

MONDAY:       Music 11:10 - 11:140 a.m.

TUESDAY:      P.E. 1:45 - 2:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Spanish 10:40 - 11:10 a.m.   Library 1:45 - 2:15 p.m. 

THURSDAY:     Computer 1:50 - 2:30 p.m.    Fellowship 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

             1/2 Day Computer 10:50 - 11:20 a.m.

FRIDAY:   Art 10:55 - 11:35 a.m.   P.E. 1:45 - 2:15 p.m.        

  

: I will send homework for the week on Mondays.  IT IS NOT MEANT TO BE DONE IN ONE NIGHT.  Please pace the homework during the week and as each page is done, send it back to school via the school folder aka Kidmail.  All homework is to be done by Friday.     

Remember to ALWAYS have your child bring a nut free morning snack even on half days.  If your child is bringing lunch, too, please ensure a way for your child to know what is snack and what is lunch.    

   

Each morning after we enter the classroom, folders are placed on the table they are assigned, tote bags and lunch boxes put away in their cubbies, lunch count is done and prayers (over the intercom).  At the end of the day, prayers are said over the intercom and then dismissal to canopy, back circle, extended day and sidewalk. 

 

Rules of the Classroom:

1. Keep Hands and Feet to yourself

2. Use your indoor voice

3. Raise Your hand before speaking

4. Follow directions

5. Use kind words

 

All School Monthy Masses at 9:00 am Dress Uniform Required*
 

* If any of these Monthly Masses fall on a Tuesday or Friday (our P.E. days), your child must wear the dress uniform but wear tennis shoes in order to participate in P.E. 

                                         

 

Kindergarten Spanish (Mrs. Parks)

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Bienvenidos!  Welcome!

 

Oh My.... We are Adding in Spanish!!!

Uno mas Uno es Dos

Dos mas Dos es Cuatro

Tres mas Tres es Seis

Cuarto mas Cuatro es Ocho

Cinco mas Cinco es Diez