Thursday, October 12, 2017

Kindergarten News for the Week of October 16, 2017



The Scholastic Book Fair will be taking place next week.  Family shopping night is on Monday, October 16 from 4-7pm.  Our class will have time to shop during our Book Exchange class on Wednesday, 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. 

The Kindergarten Field Trip to Rohrbach’s Farm will be held on Friday, October 20.  More information will be coming home this week!

Our class is in need of brown paper bags for show and tell.  If you are willing to donate a pack or two of brown paper lunch bags, please send them in with your child.  Thank you!!

Don’t forget to practice sight words every night!

Items for our Friendship Fruit Salad are due on Friday, October 20. Thank you to those who already sent in their items.
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 Thursday, 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 learning about numbers 0-5.

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday – Day 3 – Gym (Remember your sneakers!)
Tuesday – Day 4 –Music
Wednesday – Day 5 – Computers (Book Fair!)
Thursday – Day 6 – Art
Friday – Day 7 - Guidance

Please let me know if you or your child needs anything.  Have an amazing weekend!
Mrs. Frushon

(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Kindergarten News for the Week of October 9, 2017


There will be no school for students on Monday, October 9.  Enjoy your long weekend!

There is a 2 Hour Data Delay on Wednesday, October 11.

Scholastic Book Orders are due on Friday, October 13 if you would like to purchase books.  This is separate from the book fair which will be held the week of October 16.

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 13.  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 begin analyzing, comparing, and composing shapes.

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday – No School
Tuesday – Day 9 –Music
Wednesday – Day 10 - Computers
Thursday – Day 1 – Art
Friday – Day 2 – Library (Remember your books!)

Please let me know if you or your child need anything.  Have a terrific weekend!
Mrs. Frushon

(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Friday, September 29, 2017

Kindergarten News for the Week of October 2, 2017


Please send your child to school wearing a blue shirt on Monday, October 2 to support bullying prevention.

The Fall Festival will be held this Thursday, October 5.  Students will be permitted to dress in gym clothes.  Please dress your child for the weather as we will be outside unless it rains.

Don’t forget, field trip permission forms are due back no later than Friday, October 6.

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 continue learning about position and location of shapes.

Scholastic Book Orders will be sent home this week.  They are due back on Friday, October 13.

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday – Day 4 – Music
Tuesday – Day 5 –Computers
Wednesday – Day 6 – Art
Thursday – Day 7 – Guidance
Friday – Day 8 – PE

Please let me know if you or your child need anything.  Have a magnificent weekend!
Mrs. Frushon

(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Kindergarten News for the Week of September 25, 2017


If you did not send in your $3.00 for the Fall Festival, please send it in as soon as possible.  The Fall Festival will be held on October 6.

Our new Reading story is called “Miss Bindergarten Takes a Field Trip with Kindergarten”.  We will discuss classifying and categorizing, as well as how people in a community cooperate.

Please continue to review sight words with your child every night.  When your child masters a list, a new list will be sent home to practice.

In Math we will begin our new chapter “Position and Location of Shapes”.

Please continue to help your child memorize his/her 5 digit student ID.  The number can be found on his/her bus tag and folder.  This number is important to know so your child can order lunch, log onto the computer, and check out books from the library.  Thank you for your help!

Our specials schedule for the week is:
Monday  – Day 9 – Music
Tuesday – Day 10 – Computers
Wednesday – Day 1 – Art
Thursday – Day 2 – Library
Friday – Day 3 – PE (Remember your sneakers!)

Please let me know if you or your child need anything!
Mrs. Frushon

(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Kindergarten News for the Week of September 18, 2017


If you would like to help with the Kindergarten Fall Festival please send me a note or email.  The next planning meeting is on Tuesday, September 19 at 6:30pm at the Chill Out.

Next week we will begin our new Reading story “Plaidypus Lost”.  We will discuss how families cooperate, as well as talk about the setting of a story.  A few new letters will be introduced this week (Oo, Pp, Qq, Rr, Ss) and we will come back later in the year to learn about them in more detail. 
In Math we will continue to learn about shapes.

Please continue to review sight words every day.  Your child’s sight word paper should be kept in his/her folder so you know when to move onto the next list.

You may want to send in a sweater or jacket for your child to keep in his/her cubby.  Our room is often chilly due to the constant blowing of our air system.  You may also want to send a change of clothes to be kept in case of spills or accidents.  These are completely optional and up to you!

If your child has not learned his/her 4-digit ID number yet, please continue to work on memorization.  The number is used for buying lunch, checking out books from the library, and logging on to computers.

Our Specials schedule for next week is:
Monday – Day 4 - Music
Tuesday – Day 5 –Computers
Wednesday – Day 6 – Art
Thursday – Day 7 – Guidance
Friday – Day 8 – PE (Remember your sneakers!)

Please let me know if you or your child needs anything.  Have a fantastic weekend!
Mrs. Frushon

(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Friday, September 8, 2017

Kindergarten News for the Week of September 11, 2017



Picture day is on Tuesday, September 12.  Please send your child’s money and order form to school no later than Monday, September 11.

If you would like to be on the Fall Festival planning committee, please send me a note or email as soon as possible.  The Fall Festival will take place on Thursday, October 5.

Next week we will begin our new Reading story “We Are So Proud”.  We will discuss how school children work and play together, as well as talk about the setting of a story.  A few new letters will be introduced this week (Ff, Gg, Hh, Ii, Jj, Kk, Ll, Mm, and Nn) and we will come back later in the year to learn about them in more detail. 

In Math we will begin to learn about identifying and describing shapes.

All children need a snack and drink every day.  In order to eliminate confusion about whether something is a snack or a drink, you may want to pack your child’s lunch in a regular lunchbox and his/her snack in a paper bag marked “snack”.  Some children have eaten snack for lunch when they were supposed to eat in the cafeteria!

You may want to send in a sweater or jacket for your child to keep in his/her cubby.  Our room is often chilly due to the constant blowing of our air system.  You may also want to send a change of clothes to be kept in case of spills or accidents.  These are completely optional and up to you!

Please continue to help your child memorize his/her student ID number.  This number can be found on the front of his/her folder and will be used throughout your child’s schooling at North Schuylkill to buy lunch, check out library books, and log on to the computer.

Our Specials schedule for next week is:
Monday – Day 10 - Computers
Tuesday – Day 1 –Art
Wednesday – 2 hr Data Delay – Non rotation day
Thursday – Day 2 – Library
Friday – Day 3 – PE (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, September 1, 2017

Kindergarten News for the Week of September 4, 2017


Congratulations, you made it through the first week of Kindergarten!  Hold on tight because this year will fly by!

There will be no school on Monday, September 4.  Enjoy your long weekend!

Next week we will begin our first Reading story, “The Little School Bus”.  We will discuss how children get to school.  We will also learn about characters.  A few new letters will be introduced this week (Aa, Bb, Cc, Dd, and Ee) and we will come back later in the year to learn about them in more detail. 

In Math we will be learning how to classify, count, and categorize objects.

All children need a snack and drink every day.  Snack time is at 2:45. In order to eliminate confusion about whether something is a snack or a drink, you may want to pack your child’s lunch in a regular lunchbox and his/her snack in a paper bag marked “snack”.  Some children have eaten snack for lunch when they were supposed to eat in the cafeteria!

You may want to send in a sweater or jacket for your child to keep in his/her cubby.  Our room is often chilly due to the constant blowing of our air system.  You may also want to send a change of clothes to be kept in case of spills or accidents.  These are completely optional and up to you.

Please make sure your child has his/her  bus tag each day.  We want everyone to get home safely and some children do not know their full name ---let alone address, phone number, etc.

Our Specials schedule for next week is:
Monday – Labor Day – No School!
Tuesday – Day 6 –Art
Wednesday – Day 7 – Guidance
Thursday – Day 8 – Gym (Remember your sneakers!)
Friday – Day 9 - Music

Please let me know if you or your child need anything.  Have a fantastic long weekend!
Mrs. Frushon

(570)874-3661 ext. 3239