January 4

Holiday Party Fun: thank you for all of your contributions!

Math Centers

Hot Chocolate and The Polar Express

IB Learner profile winner for Principled.

Class notes:

  • Kindergarten 100 Day Celebration will be on Friday January 17. Please see the letter uploaded above and also coming home on Monday about guidelines for making a 10 Day T Shirt.
  • Students can wear their class field trip shirts with regular bottoms on Thursday for our Fire Safety Presentation.
  • We will be making Gingerbread houses on Friday since we had so many absent during the week before Christmas Break.

Important Dates:

  • 1/9: Fire Safety presentation
  • 1/10: Library visit
  • 1/10: Prospective parent coffee 8:15 am
  • 1/10: Rise Up
  • 1/20- MLK Holiday


IB Unit 6: How We Express Ourselves: New Years


  • New Year’s: students will set a goal for something that they want to work on during the second half of the year. Squirrels New Year: what is a resolution? Scholastic Weekly: New Years Celebrations Around the world and winter holidays. We will also read to compare and contrast The Hat and The Mitten.
  • Phonics: introducing the silent “e”.
  • Sight words: List C- students should recognize 50 sight words by the end of 3rd quarter)- her, all, into. We have now covered lists A and B in class.


  • Extend writing using phonetic spelling and sight words.
  • Write to tell about their holiday and their goal for the New Year.


  • Count on from a given number- not 1
  • Finding patterns on a 100 chart
  • Finding ways to take apart and make numbers to 5. This week we will learn to use a Rekenrek

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