Friday, May 10, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of May 13, 2019



Countdown to Summer: 15.5 days!

Happy Mother’s Day to all of our wonderful Moms!  Check your child’s folder today for something special!

Graduation sign out papers are due on Monday, May 13.  Thank you to everyone who already turned them in!

The Scholastic Book Fair will be held all next week.  Family night will be on Monday, May 13 from 4-7pm.  Our day to shop in school is Wednesday, May 15 during Guidance class.  If you would like your child to purchase books, please send book fair money to school in a labeled envelope by Wednesday, May 15.

On Friday, May 17, we will be performing a wedding.  The ceremony will join two letters that will be making a new sound together:  Q and U!  That day is also a dress down day, but Kindergarteners are welcome to dress UP!  If you would like, you can dress your child like they are going to a wedding. Remember, this is just for fun to learn the “qu” sound.  Please don’t go to extremes to find or buy anything.  The wedding will be followed by dancing, so please send your child in comfortable shoes.  Thank you!

This week we will be reviewing the long and short Ee sounds as in eagle and exit.  Our new Reading story is called “Building Beavers.”  We will discuss how beavers build their homes.  We will also learn how to find the main idea of a story. 

In Math, we are working on Unit 8: Coins and Financial Literacy.  Our essential questions are: “Why do we have money?” 
and “What is money used for?”

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday –Day 5 – Computers
Tuesday – Day 6 – Art
Wednesday – Day 7 – Guidance (Book Fair Shopping)
Thursday – Day 8 – P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)
Friday – Day 9 – Music

Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.  Have a fabulous weekend!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Friday, April 26, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of April 29, 2019



Countdown to Summer:  26 days!

The PTO Basket Raffle is this weekend on Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from 10am-3pm.  Stop by the Elementary Gymnasium and support the PTO’s biggest fundraiser of the year!  Thank you to everyone who donated to our Crayola basket!

Our new Reading story is called “Building with Dad.”  We will discuss how a school is built. We will also review comparing and contrasting.  This week we will be reviewing the vowels Aa and Ii.  There will be no show and tell for the remainder of the year.

In Math we will be continuing our measurement unit.   Our essential question is – “How and why do we measure things?”

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday –Day 5 –Computers
Tuesday – Day 6 –Art
Wednesday – Day 7 – Guidance
Thursday – Day 8 – P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)
Friday – Day 9 – Music

Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.  Have a wonderful holiday weekend!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of April 22, 2019



There will be no school on Friday, April 19. School WILL be in session beginning on Monday, April 22.  Enjoy your quick Easter break!

This week we will be learning about the letter Yy as in yo-yo.  Show and tell for the letter Yy will be on Friday, April 26.

Our new Reading story is called “This is the Way We Go to School.”  We will discuss how children around the world get to school.  Our comprehension strategy is drawing conclusions.

In Math we will be continuing our measurement unit.   Our essential question is – “How and why do we measure things?”

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday –Day 10 –Computers
Tuesday – Day 1 –Art
Wednesday – Day 2 – Library (Don’t forget your book!)
Thursday – Day 3 – P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)
Friday – Day 4 – Music

Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.  Have a wonderful holiday weekend!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Friday, April 12, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of April 15, 2019



There will be no school on Friday, April 19 due to Good Friday.  School will resume on Monday, April 22.  Have a Happy Easter!

Our new Reading story is called “On the Move!”  We will discuss how people in different parts of the world travel.  We will also learn about main idea.

In Math we will continue to learn about measurement.  Our essential question is – “How do we measure things?”

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday –Day 6 – Art
Tuesday – Day 7 – Guidance
Wednesday – Day 8 – P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)
Thursday – Day 9 – Music
Friday – No School!

Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.  Have a wonderful weekend!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Friday, April 5, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of April 8, 2019



The PTO is holding a Basket Auction again this year as a fundraiser.  Each class is contributing a themed basket.  Our basket theme is “Crayola”.  We are asking that parents send in an item or items to contribute to our class basket.  There are many Crayola products available such as crayons, markers, coloring books, finger paints, etc.  Please send your items to school by April 12.  Thank you to those of you who have already donated!

Report cards will be coming home on Wednesday, April 10.  Please sign and return the envelope.  You can keep the enclosed report card for your records.

Friday, April 12 is a paid Spartan dress down day with a donation of $1.00.  Your child can wear a Spartan shirt with sweatpants/shorts or jeans on that day.

This week we will be focusing on the letter Uu as in umbrella.  Show and Tell for the letter Uu will be on Friday, April 12.  Please send in one or two items that begin with Uu.

Our new Reading story is called “The Little Engine That Could.”  We will discuss what kinds of work trains do.  We will also be learning about plot.

In Math we will continue Unit 7: Measurement, Data, and Time.  Our essential question is “How and why do we measure things?”

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday –Day 1 - Art
Tuesday – Day 2 – Library (Remember your book!)
Wednesday – Day 3 – P.E. (Don’t forget your sneakers!)
Thursday – Day 4 – Music
Friday – Day 5 – Computers

Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.  Have a wonderful week!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Friday, March 29, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of April 1, 2019



It is hard to believe that I am sending out a newsletter for APRIL already!  Hold on tight because the last two months of school are going to fly by!

The PTO is holding a Basket Auction again this year as a fundraiser.  Each class is contributing a themed basket.  Our basket theme is “Crayola”.  We are asking that parents send in an item or items to contribute to our class basket.  There are many Crayola products available such as crayons, markers, coloring books, finger paints, etc.  Please send your items to school by April 12.  Thank you to those of you who have already donated!

Kindergarten graduation pictures will be taken on Thursday, April 4.  Every student will have their picture taken even if you don’t want to buy a package.  If you are purchasing a package, please return your child’s order form and payment by Wednesday, April 3.  Students should wear a white collared shirt.  Girls should not wear their hair up high since they will be wearing caps. 

Due to the cold and windy weather we have had many students with chapped lips.  You are welcome to send a tube of chapstick in your child’s backpack in case they need it. 

This week we will be focusing on the letter Xx as in X-ray.  Show and Tell for the letter Xx will be on Friday, April 5.  Because there are limited words that begin with Xx, you are welcome to send items that end in Xx as well.
Our new Reading story is called “Trucks Roll.”  We will discuss what kinds of transportation help people do their jobs.  We will also be learning how to compare and contrast.

In Math we will be continuing our unit on subtraction.  Our essential question is “How can numbers be taken apart?”

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday –Day 6 - Art
Tuesday – Day 7 – Guidance
Wednesday – Day 8 – P.E. (Don’t forget your sneakers!)
Thursday – Day 9 – Music
Friday – Day 10 – Computers

Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.  Have an excellent week!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Friday, March 22, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of March 25, 2019


Kindergarten News for the Week of March 25, 2019
The PTO is holding a Basket Auction again this year as a fundraiser.  Each class is contributing a themed basket.  Our basket theme is “Crayola”.  We are asking that parents send in an item or items to contribute to our class basket.  There are many Crayola products available such as crayons, markers, coloring books, finger paints, etc.  Please send your items to school by April 12.  Thank you to those of you who have already donated!

Spring pictures will be taken on Tuesday, March 26.  Please send in your background choice by that date.  Pictures will be available for purchase 7-10 days after pictures are taken.  Students may dress up, but please keep the dress code in mind (no jeans or writing on shirts, etc.).

Kindergarten graduation pictures will be taken on Thursday, April 4.  Every student will have their picture taken even if you don’t want to buy a package.  If you are purchasing a package, please return your child’s order form and payment by Wednesday, April 3.  Students should wear a white collared shirt.  Girls should not wear their hair up high since they will be wearing caps. 

Due to the cold and windy weather we have had many students with chapped lips.  You are welcome to send a tube of chapstick in your child’s backpack in case they need it. 

This week we will be focusing on the letter Ww as in water.  Show and Tell for the letter Ww will be on Friday, March 29.  Please send in one or two items that begin with the letter Ww.

Our new Reading story is called “Mayday!  Mayday! A Coast Guard Rescue.”  We will discuss what kinds of transportation help us in an emergency.  Our comprehension skill is cause and effect.

In Math we will be continuing our unit on subtraction.  Our essential question is “How can numbers be taken apart?”

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday –Day 1 - Art
Tuesday – Day 2 – Library (Remember your book!)
Wednesday – Day 3 – P.E. (Don’t forget your sneakers!)
Thursday – Day 4 – Music
Friday – Day 5 – Computers

Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.  Have a wonderful week!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239