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Kindergarten News

Friday, April 12th, 2019
What another crazy weather week we had this week. So glad it is nice out again today!
 
What We’re Learning
MATH
We are working on double digit addition, telling time to the half hour, congruent shapes, and finding different ways to make an amount of money using coins.
LITERACY
We have been working on opinions as well as adjectives. We are also working on more phonograms and words in class as well. Keep watching the phonogram videos at home to help practice those sounds!
SOCIAL STUDIES
We have now finished learning about the important animals, plants, and landmarks of North America (buffalo, corn, Statue of Liberty) and South America (monkey, banana tree, Machu Pichu). Ask your child what they have learned about each of the continents.

Notes from Your Teachers
TESTING
We will be starting our End of Year testing over the next couple of weeks. If you know of days your child will be absent, please email your child’s teacher now, so we can accommodate for any testing that needs to be completed.
▪ Don’t forget: Wednesday, May 1st is a No School Day for K-1, but it is a testing day. We do need to have every student come to school for their assigned time to take an individual test with us. More information will be coming soon!
UPCOMING FIELD TRIP
We will be going to the Denver Zoo on Friday, May 3rd to go along with our 7 Continents and Habitat units! This will be our final field trip of the year. Teachers will be contacting chaperones! Please sign your child up on the School Store today!
CONFERENCES
Our final set of Parent-Teacher conferences will be on Wednesday, May 15th and Thursday, May 16th. Please mark your calendar for these dates now. More information will be coming in the next couple of weeks!
KINDERGARTEN GRADUATION
Kindergarten Graduation will take place on Friday, May 17th. This is an informal ceremony, but all families are invited to attend. We will send out more details as the day gets closer, but we wanted to give you the date so you can mark your calendars now!

Notes from American Academy
FOOD DRIVE NEXT WEEK
Our fabulous PTO’s 2nd annual Food Drive begins on Monday! All food will be given to College View Elementary. What a fun way to help encourage Citizenship! There will be a trailer in the parking lot for items to be dropped off at, so your child doesn’t even need to bring it into the classroom. Each day will be a different theme, feel free to follow along for ideas. Remember: ALL FOOD MUST BE NON-PERISHABLE!
▪ Monday, 4/15: Meaty Monday ~ canned meats, canned beans, non-perishable protein
▪ Tuesday, 4/16: Tomato Tuesday ~ canned tomatoes, canned vegetables (corn, carrots, spinach, potatoes, squash, etc.)
▪ Wednesday, 4/17: Whole Grain Wednesday ~ pasta, rice, taco shells, cereal, oatmeal, etc.
▪ Thursday, 4/18: Thirsty Thursday ~ bottled water, juice, evaporated milk, infant formula, Gatorade, etc.
▪ Friday, 4/19: Fruity Friday ~ fruit cups, canned fruit, applesauce, fruit pouches, non-perishable fruit
KINDERGARTEN SPECIALS
Please visit the respective links below to see what your child is experiencing in specials programming!
LM ART
LM MUSIC
LM TECH
LM PHYS ED
PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT
Has your child been to every PNO and can’t wait for the next one? Have you missed PNO, but your child is begging to go? Or are you wanting to go on a date night? This is your last chance for the school year! Our final Parents’ Night Out is on Friday, May 10th! It is up on the School Store – so go sign your child up today!

The Month at a Glance
CORE VIRTUE OF THE MONTH
Our Character Trait for the month of April is Citizenship. We are learning how to contribute positively to our community. Work with your family at home on how to be a good citizen at home, in the classroom, in the community, and in the world.
UPCOMING EVENTS
April 26 - No School: Teacher Professional Development Day
May 1 - No School K-1: Testing Day – sign up with your child’s literacy teacher
May 3 - Kindergarten Field Trip
May 10 - Parents’ Night Out
May 15-16 - Evening Conferences
May 17 - Kindergarten Graduation
 
 
 
Monday, March 25th, 2019
 
Dear Kindergarten Families,
 
We hope you had a wonderful Spring Break. We were so excited to see so many of our students back at school today. We were able to go outside and enjoy the beautiful weather and enjoy learning with one another! This is just a short update, because we have been getting a lot of emails asking if there is anything we need that parents can buy. We do! We are looking for felt board story pieces. We have added several to our Teacher Favorites Page on the side; but these are just some options. We are open to any! As more things come up; we will post them on this page under the Wish List section, so feel free to check there often if you are interested in helping out our classrooms!
 
Thank you so much!
Your Kindergarten Teachers
 
 
 
Friday, March 1st, 2019,
KINDERGARTEN LOST AND FOUND
We have a kindergarten specific lost and found in the hallway by our classrooms. We just started it and it is already full of items that don’t have names on them. If you know your child is missing sweatshirts, please tell them to look in the lost and found.
 
SNACKS
We are starting to see nuts in snacks again. Please, please, please help your child know the difference between their lunch and snack; and to know that they can’t have nuts of any kind during snack time.