Friday, January 4, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of January 7, 2019


Kindergarten News for the Week of January 7, 2019
Welcome back!  I hope you all had a fun-filled holiday break!

Don’t forget to do a quick review of your child’s sight words every night.  Remember, students must learn all 96 Kindergarten sight words by the end of the year!

Cold season is in full force and we are in desperate need of tissues for our classroom.  If you are willing to donate a box it would be GREATLY appreciated.  Also, if your child has a runny nose, it may be a good idea to send in an individual pack of tissues for him/her so we can cut down on the spread of germs.  Thank you!

Scholastic Book Orders are due on Friday, January 11.

This week we will be focusing on the letter Dd as in dinosaur.  Instead of Show and Tell this week, your child will get to teach the class about a dinosaur.  This is a very exciting project for our Kindergarteners!  Students will present their projects on Friday, January 11.   Please check your child’s folder for more information.  Thank you in advance for your assistance with this project! 

Our new Reading story is called “Farfallina and Marcel”.  We will discuss what happens when animals change.  Our comprehension strategy this week will be plot.

In Math we will be learning to compare numbers from 0-10.

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday –Day 9 – Music
Tuesday – Day 10 – Computers
Wednesday – Day 1 –Art
Thursday – Day 2 –Library (Don’t forget your book!)
Friday – Day 3 -  P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)

Please let me know if you or your child need anything.  Have a fantastic weekend!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Friday, December 14, 2018

Kindergarten News for the Week of December 17, 2018



Friday, December 21 will be a 12:00 dismissal.  There will be no school from December 22 through January 1.  Classes resume on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.  Enjoy your holiday break!

I will not be in school on Friday, December 21.  If your child has a change of transportation for that day, please send a note in your child’s folder or call the office.  My substitute will not have access to my e-mail or voicemail.  Thank you!

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday –Day 2 – Library (Don’t forget your books!)
Tuesday – Day 3 – P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)
Wednesday – Day 4 – Music
Thursday – Day 5 – Computers
Friday – Early dismissal at noon

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at any time.  Have a fantastic holiday break!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Monday, December 10, 2018

Tissues

Cold season is upon us and our class has been going through tissues like crazy. If you are able to donate a box of tissues to our class, we would greatly appreciate it!  Thank you!

Friday, December 7, 2018

Kindergarten News for the Week of December 10, 2018



Saturday, December 8 is the NSE Holiday Concert.  Kindergarten performs at 10am in the NSHS Auditorium.  Your child should report to the high school gym no later than 9:30am.  Santa will be located in the gym for photos.  Please arrive early to allow time for a quick visit.  Dress code clothing or dress-up clothing is permitted.  Please, no jeans or sweatpants.  We hope to see you there!

Tuesday, December 11 is a Spartan Dress Down Day for anyone who brings in a donation of a non-perishable food item.  Your child can also dress down if they bring a monetary donation. 

Kindergarten will be going on our field trip on Friday, December 14 to the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway!  Students will take an educational and fun train ride while listening to holiday music and visiting with Santa.  Students are encouraged to dress like characters from “The Polar Express” and wear their pajamas on the field trip.  We will be leaving the school PROMPTLY at 9:00am and returning approximately 2:00pm.  Please make sure your child is on time for school.  If your child is packing their lunch, remember to pack it in something disposable.  We can’t take lunchboxes, thermoses, etc. on the trip.  Please do NOT send money with your child for the trip.  We are going to have such a wonderful time!

This week we will be focusing on the letter Rr as in reindeer.  Show and Tell for the letter Rr will be on Thursday, December 13.  Please help your child find one or two items to place in their show and tell bag.  Remember, items must be small enough to fit inside the paper bag.  Thank you for your help!

Our new Reading story is called “Little Quack”.  We will discuss what new things you can do as you get older.  Our comprehension strategy for this week is plot.

In Math we will continue learning about numbers 11-20.

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday – Day 7 – Guidance
Tuesday – Day 8 – Phys. Ed. (Don’t forget your sneakers!)
Wednesday – Day 9 – Music
Thursday – Day 10 – Computers
Friday – Day 1 - Art

Please let me know if you or your child need anything.  Have an incredible weekend!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving!!

There will be a Spartan Dress Down Day on Wednesday, November 21.  Your child may wear jeans/sweatpants with a Spartan shirt if they bring a $1.00 donation.

Wednesday, November 21 will be an early dismissal for students at 12:00 noon.  There will be no school from November 22 - November 26.  School will resume on Tuesday, November 27.  Enjoy your Thanksgiving Break!

Friday, November 9, 2018

Kindergarten News for the Week of November 12, 2018



Report cards will be sent home on Friday, November 9.  Please keep the report card for your records, but send the signed envelope back to school. 

There will be no school for students on Monday, November 12.  Enjoy your long weekend!

Scholastic Book Orders are due on Tuesday, November 13.

There will be a Spartan Dress Down Day on Friday, November 16.  Students can wear a Spartan shirt with jeans/sweatpants if they give a $1.00 donation.

This week we will focus on the letter Ii as in igloo.  Show and Tell for the letter Ii will be on Friday, November 16.  A paper bag with the letter Ii will be sent home in your child’s folder on Thursday.  Please send the bag back to school on Friday with one or two small items that start with Ii.   Please note that the items must be small enough to fit inside the brown paper bag.  Thank you for your help!

Our new Reading story is called “A Bed for the Winter”.  We will discuss what kind of home an animal needs.  We will also learn about sequence.

In Math we will begin learning about numbers 11-20.

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday –No School for Students
Tuesday – Day 4 – Music
Wednesday – Day 5 - Computers
Thursday – Day 6 – Art
Friday – Day 7 – Guidance

Please let me know if you or your child need anything.  Have a spectacular weekend!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Friday, November 2, 2018

Kindergarten News for the Week of November 5, 2018



Daylight savings time ends on Sunday, November 4.  Remember to turn your clocks back one hour!  Shorts are no longer permitted until daylight savings time begins in the spring.

Report cards will be sent home on Friday, November 9.  Please keep the report card for your records, but send the signed envelope back to school. 

This week we will focus on the letter Cc as in cat.  Show and Tell for the letter Cc will be on Friday, November 9.  A paper bag with the letter Cc will be sent home in your child’s folder on Thursday.  Please send the bag back to school on Friday with one or two small items that start with Cc.   Please note that the items must be small enough to fit inside the brown paper bag.  Thank you for your help!

Our new Reading story is called “Bear Snores On”.  We will discuss what unique thing a bear does in the winter.  We will also learn about realism and fantasy.

In Math we will continue learning about shapes.

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday –Day 9 – Music
Tuesday – Day 10 – Computers
Wednesday – Day 1 - Art
Thursday – Day 2 – Library (Don’t forget your book!)
Friday – Day 3 – P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)

Please let me know if you or your child need anything.  Have a spectacular weekend!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239