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Pre-K 1 - Ms. Kelley

 

Dear Parents

   Welcome you to Pre-K at St. Luke School. We are very proud of the program we have to offer your children and are thankful that you have entrusted your child to us as they begin their primary school education. We realize that a child's initial school experience is one that they carry forward with them through their years in school and I strive to make their first experience not only educational but also fun and nurturing, with a love of Christ.

    For some of you, this is old news as you've sent a sibling off to school and have dealt with the normal anxieties and fears that come with being a parent sending your child out on this wonderful new adventure. For others, this may be a little overwhelming and I will be here to ease your anxiety as well as any your child may have. This is an exciting time for your child and I will see that we all make the most of it!

  Our class is known as Pre-K 1, as there are two Pre-K classes at St.Luke School this year. When you wish to stay up-to-date on your child's school activities, this page will be the place to start. As our school year progresses you will find notices, homework information, important dates to remember and other important information. Headings will be posted in Red with information posted below. Many of the items will also be links to documents (either Word or Pdf) that you can download should you wish. Please bookmark this page and check back often. 

Week of Sept. 24th, 2017

 

EXTRA HELP available Tuesdays & Wednesdays 7:45-8:00am by appointment only. If interested, please let me know.

 

Monday -  Please arrive between 8 and 8:15 am and walk your child up to my room and help unpack.  Please remember we are a nut free classroom, no peanut butter, Nutella, almonds, tree nuts or anything processed on machinery with nuts. Due to a dairy allergy we will not have any ice cream at any of the class birthday or holiday parties.  The lunch box should be put on the lunchbox shelf and the snack in the table cubbie.  Classwork folders are put in the blue bin on your child's table.  We eat the snack between 9 and 9:30 and lunch is at 12:00 pm.  Dismissal on full days is at 2:45 pm.  We have recess in the playground (weather permitting) before we go home.  We will dismiss from the walkway next to the playground on good weather days. 

Tuesday - Music  and  Gym - everyone must wear sneakers

Wednesday - Computer

Thursday

Friday - Library.  

What We Are Learning

Homework: Please continue practicing  with your child saying his/her first and last name, and holding the pencil with the grip.  Please keep it at home.

Religion: We will be learning The Lords Prayer, The Hail Mary Prayer and focusing on our Saint of the Month -Saint Teresa from Calcutta. We will be learning God's Rules for Me, The Ten Commandments.

ELA: Some of the stories we will be reading this month are: I'm Gonna Like Me, Sofia Who is Very Very Angry, The Kissing Hand, The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything, Peaceful Piggy Meditation, How Are You Peeling?, Pete the Cat Rocking in My Shoes, A Bad Case of Stripes, and No David!. These stories help children discuss their emotions.

Writing: We will be learning to hold a pencil, drawing lines and tracing our first name.

Science: The Four Seasons -  Experiment - Why do leaves change colors in the Fall?

Math: Counting with one to one correspondence.

SAVE THE DATES

Mother's Day Tea - for Mom or one female friend or relative - Friday, May 4th, 2018 - times and details to follow

Best Buddy Olympics - for Dad or one male friend or relative - Friday, June 1st, 2018 - times and details to follow

 LOOKING AHEAD:

October 6th- HALF day (dismissal at 11:20)

October 9th- School Closed (Columbus Day)

October 19th-$2 Dress Down

 

 

 

Student Supply List(s)

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September 2017 - Pre-K - Orientation Information

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