Class News ~ October 21

Dear Families,

We so enjoyed meeting with our parents this week. Your input helps us so much in moving your child forward! Thank you again for everything you do!

Our learning plan:

  • Math ~ Multiplication (zeroes, ones, fives, tens, twos facts)
  • Reading ~ Written responses to nonfiction
  • Writing ~ Personal “expert” stories
  • Language Arts ~ Action verbs, noun/verb agreement
  • Science ~ Weathering and erosion

Homework:

  • 20 minutes of reading
  • 10 minutes of Prodigy
  • Multiplication facts practice (flashcards, apps, etc)

 

KINCAID ELEMENTARY RED RIBBON WEEK

I BELIEVE IN ME…HAPPY, HEALTHY, AND DRUG-FREE!

Oct 21st-Oct 25th

The purpose of Red Ribbon Week is to emphasize the importance of a drug-free lifestyle and making safe, healthy choices. The theme for Red Ribbon Week this year is I BELIEVE IN ME…HAPPY, HEALTHY, and DRUG-FREE! To celebrate the week, we will have several theme days and activities:

Monday, October 21: WEAR RED DAY! (Wear RED to show your support of being drug free)

  • Trivia: Morning announcement to kick off Red Ribbon Week, daily trivia contest. Each day this week, the counselors will do morning announcements about Red Ribbon week and a daily trivia question.
  • K-5 “Color My World Drug Free” Coloring contest begins: K-5 students will have a chance to color a Red Ribbon Week Coloring sheet. There will be a winner chosen for each grade level that will receive some cool coloring supplies!

Tuesday, October 22: TEAM UP AGAINST DRUGS DAY!  (Wear sports jerseys or Kincaid shirts)

Wednesday, October 23: MY DREAMS MEAN THE WORLD TO ME, THAT’S WHY I’M DRUG FREE! (Wear school-appropriate pajamas to school)

Thursday, October 24: TOO BRIGHT TO DO DRUGS!  (Wear bright or neon colors to school)

Friday, October 25: SAY BOO TO DRUGS DAY! (Celebrate Foundation Friday Costume Day)

In addition, the counselors will be teaching classroom lessons on healthy choices, peer pressure, and refusal skills.  See below links for more information on talking to your children about drug/alcohol use at this age and as they grow older:

https://www.gadoe.org/schoolsafetyclimate/Pages/Substance-Abuse-Prevention-and-Education.aspx

Fact sheet on e-cigarettes for parents:  https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/pdfs/OSH-E-Cigarettes-and-Youth-What-Parents-Need-to-Know-20190327-508.pdf

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/talk-about-drugs.html

https://www.parents.com/kids/problems/drug-abuse/talking-to-your-child-about-drugs/

Have a great weekend.

Fondly,

Mrs. P & Mrs. M