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November 17, 2017

We hope you and your family have a very Happy Thanksgiving!

There is no school November 20th – November 24th!  We will everyone back at school on Monday, 11/27.

Our new theme is “Customs and Traditions- December Holidays”.  Please see the newsletter.

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 11-17-17-1jnvsdv


Specials:  December Specials-1pdwvhf

Please remember to have your child write his/her name on the reading log and homework.  Thanks!

Please assist your child with learning his/her address!

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November 10, 2017

Our “Friends and Family Luncheon” is Tuesday, November 14th (10:27 – 11:07)!  We hope you are able to come to school and eat with your child.  Please meet us in the cafeteria.

Our new theme is “Customs and Traditions: Thanksgiving”.

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 11-10-17-1gt0z4m

Scholastic Book Fair Hours (11/13 – 11/17): 

Monday        8:30a.m. – 4:00p.m. 

Tuesday       8:30a.m. – 5:00p.m. 

Wednesday 8:30a.m. – 5:00p.m. 

Thursday     8:30a.m. – 6:00p.m. 

Friday          8:30a.m. – 12:00p.m


Thanksgiving Learning Centers are Thursday, 11/16!  Please see the sig up below.  Thank you!


We will not be having Fun Food Friday on 11/17.  Please send a snack to school for your child.


There is no school November 20th – 24th for Thanksgiving Holiday!




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November 3, 2017

There is no school on Tuesday, November 7th! 

The 1st Sight Word Challenge is Wednesday, 11/8. Please see the SWC letter for reminders about the “challenge”.

SIGHT WORD CHALLENGE official letter 17-18-1fdlzgl

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 11-3-17-10tp7v0


Our annual food drive has begun!  We would appreciate any donations that could be made.  Thank you!

Food Drive-1ksksx9


Our “Friends and Family Luncheon” is November 14th!  Our lunch time is 10:27 – 11:07.  We hope you can join your child for lunch!

Lunch Menu:  Thanksgiving_menu 17-18-1l1b55x


Fun Food Friday:

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October 27, 2017

Monday, October 30th is Book Character Day!  Please have your child come to school dressed as a favorite character from a children’s book.  We are really looking forward to this fun event!

Tuesday, 10/31 we will have our “Pumpkin Learning Centers”.  A big thank you to all of the parents who are sending in our much needed supplies and volunteering to help our class!  *Please remember that we are not wearing Halloween costumes to school.*


We will continue with our “Day and Night” Theme.  Please read our newsletter to familiarize yourself with what we will be learning.

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 10-27-17-1uqbuof


Fun Food Friday:


There is no school on Tuesday, November 7th!


Save the Date:   Kindergarten “Friends and Family Luncheon” will be on Tuesday, November 14th!  This event is a great time to plan to eat lunch with your kindergartener!

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October 20, 2017

Thanks so much for attending your child’s conference!  It was a wonderful week and I really enjoyed speaking with all of our amazing parents!

Next week we will begin a new theme “The Day and Night Sky”.  Please see the newsletter for details.

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 10-20-17-1wb7hqx


We will writing an informational piece about pumpkins.  Please send in your child’s small pumpkin by Monday, October 23rd.  Thanks!


Monday, October 30th is Book Character Day!  I hope all of our students will participate in this fun event!

Book Character Information:  book character day-20ltkw9


On Tuesday, October 31st we will be having “Pumpkin Learning Centers”.  Please see the sign up for volunteer opportunities and our much needed supplies.  We really appreciate your support with our fun, learning activities!

Pumpkin Learning Centers:


Fun Food Friday, 10/27:

Fun Food Friday Volunteer:

Mystery Reader:



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October 16, 2017

Conference Week is October 16th – October 20th!  We will have Early Release Days throughout the week.  School will dismiss 2 hours early.  The After School Program will be available.

Please make sure to arrive for your scheduled conference on time.  I’m looking forward to meeting with everyone!

We will begin learning about the “Customs and Traditions” of the season of fall.

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 10-13-17-10y7025

We will not have Fun Food Friday on October 20th.  Please send in a snack with your child.  Thanks!

The Fall Festival is tonight!  Have a wonderful tine with family and friends!  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Enjoy!

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October 6, 2017

  • Thursday, October 12th is an Early Release Day.  School will dismiss 2 hours early.

      The After School Program will be available.


Our next theme will be about Community Helpers. On Friday, October 13th, we will be dressing as our favorite community helper. Please have your child dress as the community helper of his/her choice on 10/13. Please do not send in props to accompany the outfit (such as a doctor’s kit, etc.). If the outfit requires a hat (such as a police officer, fire fighter, etc.) your child is welcome to wear it to school. Although this activity is optional, we hope all the students will participate!

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 10-6-17-1s805xu


October 16th – October 20th is Conference Week! 

Please return your signed conference schedule form.  If the day/time you are assigned does not work, please let me know.  If needed, a  phone conference can be scheduled.  We will have Early Release Days (dismiss 2 hours early) the entire week- ASP is available.

Fun Food Friday- Fire Engines:

Our 2nd Quarter will begin on Monday, 10/9.  The school year is flying by!

2nd Quarter Standards:  2nd Quarter standards 17-18-ssdczo





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September 22, 2017

Happy Fall!  The kids loved our “Apple Learning Centers”!  Thanks to everyone who helped make this activity so great!

Fall Break is September 25th – September 29th!  We will see everyone back at school on October 2nd!

Our next theme is “The Season of Fall/Apples”.

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 9-22-17-tyxsqf


Picture Day is Tuesday, October 3rd.


October Specials:  October Specials 2017-193naup

We will make a “Juicy Red Apple” for Fun Food Friday.  Please see the sign up below.

Mystery Reader:

Fun Food Friday Volunteer:


Upcoming important dates(more information will be sent home):

  • Community Helper Day (dress up like a community helper): 10/13

Book Character Day (dress up like your favorite character from a book):  10/30


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September 15, 2017

We will continue learning about Mommy and Baby Animals.  We are looking forward to seeing all the “Mom” projects on Friday! 

Gilmore’s Gazette 9-15-17-y6lbyk

We are having our first “learning centers” on Friday, September 22nd!  This event will take the place of Fun Food Friday.  Please see the sign up for our much needed supplies and volunteer opportunities.

Mystery Reader:

Fall Break is September 25th! – September 29th!


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September 8, 2017

Progress Report were sent home on Thursday, September 7th.  Please contact me with any questions or concerns.  Our school year has gotten off to such a great start and we greatly appreciate all of the support!

We have started a new theme, My World- Mother and Baby Animals.  We are looking forward to eating lunch with our moms on Wednesday, September 13th!

Newsletter:  Gilmore’s Gazette 9-8-17-28657rh

Mommy and Me Activities/Projects:  Mommy and Me Activities-v2rqki


We will be making a ‘Lion at the Zoo” for Fun Food Friday!


Mystery Reader:

FFF Volunteer:



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