Welcome 2020-2021 Hummingbirds

Hello my sweet little hummingbird friends! I am excited to get to share this year with you! Though we are starting virtually I am hopeful that we can share the day together in a classroom soon! Can’t wait to get to know each of you! Please email me if needed as that is my main source of communication! 

August 19-23

Next weeks theme: “Family and Friends”

Phonics- letters c,a- sounds, handwriting. We will review t,b,f. We have started dictation and a note regarding it will come home today!

Sight words- me, I, like, my- an official list will be coming soon. For now just practice these 4. I would write them and practice for about 1-2 minutes each night!

Writing- we are writers! We have begun working on detailed pictures and labeling our pictures! They are doing awesome. Next week we will start stretching out words and listening for the beginning and ending sounds. If you see writing or little books come I would encourage you to talk to your child about it!

Math- writing review numbers 1-10, counting objects, calendar, and problem of the day

Reading- Eagle eyes- looking for picture clues. Finding sight words in our books, tracking words. I will also start guided reading this week. This is where the kids to me in a small group and we do a reading lesson on their level.

Welcome 2019-2020 Hummingbirds!

We are so excited to meet all of our new Hummingbirds on Monday at Meet and Greet! If you pre-ordered supplies you will pick them up and deliver them to our classroom when you arrive. If you are bringing your own supplies from home please bring them Monday! DO NOT LABEL ANYTHING!!!!!!! You will also need to purchase a handwriting book from the school and 1 primary composition book. This is in addition to the supply list.

Monday- Meet and Greet 11:00-12:30

Monday night is Open House- for parents only- 6pm.

First Day of school is Thursday August 1st!

Talent development

Dear Parent/Guardian,

This fall your child will be participating in specialized differentiation designed for academic content enrichment in an Advanced Learning Program called Talent Development.  Your child will join me bi-weekly for Talent Development in the area(s) of Math, Language Arts, Creativity, and Critical Thinking.

Talent Development is designed to extend grade level standards and provide challenging experiences in creativity and critical thinking for participating students. It is not to be confused with gifted or other special student services/programs.

If you have questions, please contact me.  I look forward to working with your student.


Mrs. Susan Thompson Ed.S, NBCT

Gifted Education Specialist


Holiday Bears

Each year we are fortunate to help families in our own Sope Creek school community celebrate the holidays.  The holiday bears will be posted near the front office and/or by ASP checkout from Monday, December 5th through Wednesday, December 14th.  You can help our families by doing the following:

1.    Choose a holiday bear from the board.

2.   Purchase the designated gift card.

3.   Return your gift card donation to the front office or any of the School Counselors by Friday, December 16th.


*Please contact one of the counselors at 770.916.7085 or by email if your family is in need of support this holiday season.




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