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

Friday, October 26, 2018

Kindergarten News for the Week of October 29, 2018



Thank you so much to all of the parent volunteers who helped with the Fall Festival!  Everyone had so much fun!
The nurse will be doing Vision Screens on Tuesday, October 30.  If your child wears glasses regularly, please make sure that they wear them to school on Tuesday.

NSE will be having our Fall Celebration on Wednesday, October 31 from 1:30-3:00.  There will be a costume parade in the football stadium beginning promptly at 2:00.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  Please be sure to sit in the stadium bleachers as nobody will be permitted to stand along the fence this year.  Students will be changing into their costumes in the afternoon.  You can send your child's costume in his/her backpack or in a separate bag with his/her name on it.  Do not send your child to school in costume.  Thank you! 

Please remember to review your child’s sight word list every night!  In order to make it through all 18 lists by the end of the year, students should be reading a new list every one to two weeks.

This week we will focus on the letter Pp as in pen.  Show and Tell for the letter Pp will be on Friday, November 2.  A paper bag with the letter Pp 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 Pp.   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 “Animal Babies in Grasslands”.  This week’s essential question is - “What special animals live in the grasslands?”  Our comprehension focus will be Main Idea.

In Math we will continue learning about shapes.

This week we will be continuing to celebrate our drug free school with Red Ribbon Week!  Your child is invited to participate in the daily themes on Monday and Tuesday.  They are listed below in the schedule.

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday –Day 4 - Music
                “Crazy Hair Day”
Tuesday – Day 5 – Computers
                “Proud to be Drug Free” – Wear Red
Wednesday – Day 6 – Art
                *Fall Celebration from 1:30-3:00 (Don’t forget to send your child’s costume to school!)
Thursday – Day 7 – Guidance
Friday   – Day 8 – P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)

Please feel free to contact me any time with questions or concerns.  Have a phenomenal weekend!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Friday, October 19, 2018

Kindergarten News for the Week of October 22, 2018


The Fall Festival will be held on Friday, October 26.  Your child is welcome to wear jeans and a Spartan shirt.  We will be outside most of the day so please dress your child for the weather.  The forecast looks like it will be chilly (a high of 50 degrees) and cloudy.  We are going to have so much fun!

Please remember to review your child’s sight word list every night!  In order to make it through all 18 lists by the end of the year, students should be reading a new list every one to two weeks.

This week we will focus on the letter Ss as in snake.  Show and Tell for the letter Ss will be on Thursday, October 25.  A paper bag with the letter Ss will be sent home in your child’s folder on Wednesday.  Please send the bag back to school on Thursday with one or two small items that start with Ss.   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 “Nature Spy”.  We will discuss what we can learn about nature when we look closely.  We will also learn about setting.

In Math we will continue learning about shapes.

This week we will be celebrating our drug free school with Red Ribbon Week!  Your child is invited to participate in the daily themes.  They are listed below in the schedule.

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday –Day 9 - Music
                “Superhero Day” – Wear your favorite superhero shirt
Tuesday – Day 10 – Computers
                “Sock It to Drugs” – Wear crazy or mismatched socks
Wednesday – Day 1 – Art
                “Our School is Drug Free” – Wear school spirit shirts
Thursday – Day 2 – Library (Remember your books!)
                “Team Up Against Drugs” – Wear your favorite team shirt
Friday   – Day 3 – P.E. and Fall Festival (Remember your sneakers and a warm coat!)
                “I’m a Jean-ious, I am Drug Free” – Wear jeans

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

Friday, October 12, 2018

Kindergarten News for the Week of October 15, 2018



The Scholastic Book Fair will be taking place next week.  Family shopping night is on Monday, October 15 from 4-7pm.  Our class will have time to shop during our Guidance class on Thursday, October 18.  If you would like your child to purchase books from the fair, please send money in a labeled envelope.  Keep in mind that tax will be charged on all items. 

There will be a brief Fall Festival planning meeting on Monday, October 15 at 5:00pm.  Anyone who plans on attending should meet in front of the school store.

There will be a Spartan Dress Down Day on Friday, October 19 with a donation of $1.00. 

Don’t forget to practice sight words every night!

Our new Reading story is called “Flowers.”  We will discuss comparing and contrasting, as well as how flowers are unique.
This week we will be focusing on the letter Aa as in apple.  Show and Tell for the letter Aa will be on Friday, October 19.  A paper bag with the letter Aa on it will be sent home in your child’s folder.  Please send the bag back to school on Friday with one or two small items that start with Aa.   Please note that the items must be small enough to fit inside the brown paper bag.  Thank you for your help!

In Math we will be continuing to learn about shapes.

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday – Day 4 – Music
Tuesday – Day 5 –Computers
Wednesday – Day 6 – Art
Thursday – Day 7 – Guidance (Book Fair Shopping)
Friday – Day 8 – P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)

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

Friday, October 5, 2018

Kindergarten News for the Week of October 8, 2018



There will be no school for students on Monday, October 8.  Enjoy your long weekend!

The Kindergarten field trip to Rohrbach’s Farm will be on Thursday, October 11.  Please make sure your child arrives at school on time so they do not miss our  bus.  Your child should wear his/her black and green field trip shirt that was sent home last week with uniform pants/shorts, jeans, gym shorts, or sweat pants.  If you signed your child up to be a packer, don’t forget to pack his/her lunch in a disposable bag so we can throw everything away after lunch.  We will have a wonderful time!

Scholastic Book Orders are due on Friday, October 12 if you would like to purchase books.

Friday, October 12 will be a free Spartan Dress Down Day.  Please send your child to school in a Spartan shirt with jeans or sweatpants/shorts.

Our new Reading story is called “Dig, Dig, Digging.”  We will discuss classifying and categorizing, as well as how machines help people work.

This week we will be focusing on the letter Tt as in tent.  Show and Tell for the letter Tt will be on Friday, October 12.  A paper bag with the letter Tt on it will be sent home in your child’s folder.  Please send the bag back to school on Friday with one or two small items that start with Tt.   Please note that the items must be small enough to fit inside the brown paper bag.  Thank you for your help!

In Math we will continue learning about shapes.  If you did not sign and return your child’s latest math assessment, please do so as soon as possible.  Thank you!

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday – No School
Tuesday – Day 10 –Computers
Wednesday – Day 1 - Art
Thursday – Day 2 – Library (Remember your books!) *Field Trip Day!
Friday – Day 3 – P.E. (Don’t forget your sneakers!)

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

Friday, September 28, 2018

Kindergarten News for the Week of October 1, 2018



Monday, October 1 will be a free dress down (jeans or sweatpants) for any student who wears a blue shirt.  Thank you for supporting bully prevention!

Students will be dismissed on Friday, October 5 at 12:00 due to an Act 80 half day.

Most students have been doing an excellent job reading books and filling out their book logs this month.  The students who read at least 15 books in September will get to pick out of the prize box.  In October, we will begin the Book It program.  If your child reads at least 15 books in the month of October they will get a coupon for a free personal pizza at Pizza Hut!

Our new Reading story is called “Smash!  Crash!”.  We will discuss characters, as well as what people like to do with their friends.

This week we will be focusing on the letter Mm as in man.  Show and Tell for the letter Mm will be on Friday, October 6.  A paper bag with the letter Mm on it will be sent home in your child’s folder.  Please send the bag back to school on Friday with one or two small items that start with Mm.   Please note that the items must be small enough to fit inside the brown paper bag.  Thank you for your help!

In Math we will begin learning about shapes.

Scholastic Book Orders will be sent home this week.  They are due back on Friday, October 12.

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 or your child need anything.  Have a magnificent weekend!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239