Kinder News

Weekly Schedule for our class... It is all here but, you may have to tab over to see the rest of Friday... Book exchange is on Fridays. We have missed a few visits the the library, due to PA Days and schedule changes.

Weekly Schedule Rm 141 N.Viola Hodges/M. Galati Kindergarten  

Time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday A

Friday B

8:55

Entry Routines

Entry Routines

Entry Routines

Entry Routines

Entry Routines

Entry Routines

9:15-10:55

 

 

 

 

Learning Block 1

Exploration,

Small group, rdg, wtg, math

 

 

 

 

Learning Block 1

Exploration,

Small group, rdg, wtg, math

 

 

 

Learning Block 1

Exploration,

Small group, rdg, wtg, math

Learning Block 1

Exploration,

Small group, rdg, wtg, math

 

 

 

Learning Block 1

Exploration,

Small group, rdg, wtg, math

Learning Block 1

Exploration,

Small group, rdg, wtg, math

 

 

 

10:55-11:35

Nutrition/Recess

Nutrition/Recess

Nutrition/Recess

Nutrition/Recess

Nutrition/Recess

Nutrition/Recess

11:35-1:15

 

 

 

Preps are with

Mrs. McCue

Or

Mr. Dorion

Learning Block 2

As above

 

 

Mr. Dorion (PDT)

(12:15-12:35)

 

Mrs.McCue

(12:35-1:15)

Learning Block 2

As above

 

 

 

 

 

Learning Block 2

 

 

 

Mr. Dorion (PDT)

(12:15-12:35)

 

Mrs.McCue

(12:35-1:15)

Learning Block 2

As above

 

 

 

 

 

Learning Block 2

 

 

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Gym Time

(12:15-12:35)

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Mrs.McCue

(12:35-1:15)

Learning Block 2

As above

 

 

 

 

 

1:15-1:55

Nutrition/Recess

Nutrition/Recess

Nutrition/Recess

Nutrition/Recess

Nutrition/Recess

Nutrition/Recess

1:55-2:30

 

 

 

 

 

2:30-2:40

Learning Block 3

 

 

 

 

 

Gather & prep exit

Mrs.McCue

(1:55-2:35)

Learning Block 3

As above

 

 

Gather & prep exit

Learning Block 3

As above

 

 

 

 

Gather & prep exit

Mrs.McCue

(1:55-2:35)

Learning Block 3

As above

 

 

Gather & prep exit

Learning Block 3

As above

 

 

 

 

Gather & prep exit

Mrs.McCue

(1:55-2:35)

Learning Block 3

As above

 

 

Gather & prep exit

3:00-3:15

Outdoors

Outdoors

Outdoors

Outdoors

Outdoors

Outdoors

3:15

Dismissal

Dismissal

Dismissal

Dismissal

Dismissal

Dismissal

 

__________ Parent/Teacher Conferences These are being held this week: Thursday, November 16 - after school into the evening Friday, November 17 - all day NO SCHOOL Information when home last week about doing this... Please sign into the website to choose a time. Remembrance Day Liturgy Friday, November 10 at 11:45 at the school Allergy Alert We have students in the school with severe nut allergies. Please that treats with nuts or "May contain" labels stay out of school. Halloween candy can be best enjoyed at home. __________ Correction: Reports go home Wed., Nov. 15, 2017 Report cards are going home on Monday, November 13, 2017 Information about Parent/Teacher interviews will be shared shortly. They will be held at the school Appointments will be set electronically Instructions about this will follow Parent/Teacher Interviews will take place Thursday, Nov. 16 (after school - 8:00-ish) Friday, Nov 17 all day (8:30-3:30-ish) __________ Weather alert: It's getting colder : ( Snowflake.png Please ensure that your child is dressed appropriately for the conditions Also, consider sending in a new change of clothing for the colder weather, as some students still have shorts as a change of clothes. If mittens get wet during the day, we have some extras at school Reminder that Fri., Nov. 3 is a PA Day - there is no school __________ Last Day for Food Drive is Thursday November 02, 2017 __________ An Autumn Walk We have been out exploring and observing the changes of the season. Observations included using our eyes to see the changes; our ears to hear the changes; our noses to smell the changes; our bodies to feel the changes. We saved our sense of taste for when we returned to the classroom ... to try the crab apples from the trees on the school property. Check out the Photo Gallery to see the reactions we got. Halloween for Hunger We will be collecting non-perishable goods for our food drive. Please send in your donations... we will collect them in the classroom and send them along to the ME to WE team to distribute among the community __________ Halloween for Hunger Our ME to WE team will be holding a school food drive October 24 - November 2 - more information to come ...
__________ Recall Notice (arrived today, Fri.Oct. 13) Slap Bracelets sold with Troll: It's Hug Time! HAZARD: Metal band may wear through fabric covering the bracelet, posing a laceration hazard. Sold from Sep 2016 - July 2017

REMEDY: Contact the number below for instructions on discarding

the bracelet and to receive a free Trolls book. 800-489-3402 8:30 - 4:30 CT Monday through Friday www.studiofun.com This recall is being conducted in cooperation with Health Canada __________ Picture Re-take date has changed to Tuesday, October 24 __________ Message from Parent Council about the Chocolate Fundraiser Parent Council will be starting our Chocolate Fundraiser beginning this week. Available to be sold until Friday November 10, 2017 Friday November 10th. Each family will be given 1 box of chocolates... If that box is sold and that money is returned, you will be able to pick up another box. If you don't wish to participate please return the box to the school. Return all unsold chocolate and money collected to the school Thank You __________ HOT DOG DAYS The following are the dates that hotdogs will be served: Wed., Oct. 25 Wed., Nov. 15 Wed., Dec. 13 Wed., Jan 17 Please have your orders and payment in to school by Friday, October 20, 2017 __________ Photo Orders due October 17 Proofs of School Pictures taken last month went home with all students who were present yesterday in school. Please note that the due date is October 17. __________ Terry Fox Run Because of the probability of rain, this event has been postponed to Friday. Don't forget your toonies! __________ Play Dough Duty Hello parents and guardians - it was so good to see so many of you at our Open House. Many of you asked about helping out with supplies in the classroom. We're asking if anyone is interested in providing play dough. There are many home-made recipes out there - don't feel obliged to make your own, as store-bought is quite fine. Please let us know in a note in your child's mailbag...thank you for your interest in this. __________ Birthday Celebrations this month: Hailey is 4 Ezra is 4 Check the calendar for future birthday notices. __________ Spirit Day tomorrow... Thursday, Sep. 28 Wear our school colours: blue, grey, white __________ Milk and Pizza forms due tomorrow: Sep., 27, 2017 __________ OPEN HOUSE Thursday, September 28 5:00-6:30 Parents are invited to visit their children's classrooms. Please note: PA Day the following day means that there is no school. __________ Surprise Sack The Surprise Sack is a different way of doing Show-and-Tell...items to be shared must fit within it. This sack will go home with a different student every night. Instructions are inside the sack. __________ Printing Practice There will be some printing pages, for the letters Ss and Aa, added to your child's learning folder. Along with these is some information about letter formation and pencil grip. Please review this before you begin with your child. First, trace the models on the page and then have your child try it on her/his own. The page does not have to be filled, just a few really accurate attempts are required (3 to 5). Sound Books This week you will see Sound Books in your child's mailbag. These booklets will be a record of letters formally featured in the classroom. There will be 2 per week. The focus letters will be identified in the calendar. We should be able to complete a full review by Christmas. Ask your children about the sounds they make and the jingles and chants the go along with them. _________________ Lost and Found Girl's blue cap left behind...see photo gallery to view ________________ Camera Photo.png Picture Day is this Friday - Wear your smile!

Retakes will be October 25 ________________________________ Yellow Learning Folders A few students received these folders today...please take the time to read the information within. _________________________________________ Apologies - It may be difficult to track the information on this website - we are experiencing difficulties that are out of our control I've been assured that investigations are being performed in order to solve the problem. Thank you for your patience with this - Learning Folders - Coming home soon this week. We will be sending folders home as a way to share the learning going on at school. It's an opportunity to connect with the experiences in the classroom. Celebrate the learning, review, practise, support- no stress. Ask about new songs, prayers or chants. As topics arise, information will be posted in the Parent Tips section of the website as well. Visit it from time to time. Class List Kindergarten Class List Rm 141

Year 2 (SK)

Year 1 (JK)


Aiden *

Diego*

GianFranco

Harper *

Yana*








19 Year 1(JK)+5 Year 2(SK)=24 Total

Amelia

Andre’*

Ashley

Bia

Brady*

Bronwynn

Declan

Ezra

Hailey

Hunter*


Julian*

Leah P

Leah Z

Melia

Nicole

Olivia*

Rachel

Trulee

William




*Oldest or only

__________________________________________ Lost and found
: Please check the photo gallery to see if a purple sweater belongs to your home...send a note to school in your child's mailbag so we can return it to you. Please label your child's belongings, so we can ensure a safe return home. Thank you. Picture Day - Friday, September 22, 2017 Wear your smile! Next Week (Sep 11 - 15) We will begin with a focus on student names...recognizing them, printing them. Initial assessments will take place to gain information about student knowledge and skills. Upcoming Events Thursday, Sep. 28: Open House after school - the school will be open to parents to come and tour the classrooms and to have a meal on us! _____________________________________________________________________ Welcome to a new school year! Miss Galati and Mrs. Viola-Hodges are looking forward to a good year with you all. This will be a platform for us to share upcoming events (there is a calendar for quick glances), news and activities or events that occur in the classroom. We will post information on the site as we go through the school year. Kindergarten Class List Rm 141 This will be posted here when classes are finalized.

Pizza Milk Orders These forms will go home shortly after the start of school. Milk and pizza will begin in October, once ordered.

Non-skid shoes In order to keep the gym floor in good condition, we remind parents to send non-marking shoes to be used indoors. Thank you for your assistance with this.