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Pre-K 1 - Ms. Kelley

email - jkelley@slswhitestone.org    

Reminder - Please check our class web page daily for important updates and information.

Ms. Lori and I, and all the special teachers would like to thank you for your very generous and wonderful Christmas gifts.  May God Bless you and your family.  Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year!

 

 

We are welcoming a new student to our class on Monday, Jan. 6th.  His name is Gabriel Darcy.  We will be 10 boys and 7 girls for a total of 17.

 

 

Save the Date

Friday, May 1st - Mother's Day Tea - Please come up to the classroom at 1:30 for songs and pictures followed by refreshments in the cafeteria.

 

 

 

January

 

Friday, January 17th - School Closed - Professional Development Day

Monday, January 20th - School Closed - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Friday, January 24th - $3.00 Dress Down  (if you paid for the year then do not send in money)

Sunday, January 26th - Mass and Open House (more information to follow for Catholic Schools Week - Jan. 26th to 31st)

Monday, January 27th - Monthly Milk Money is due

Tuesday, Jan. 28th -SLPO Meeting at 5:30 PM

Thursday, Jan. 29th - Open House 10 am to 11 an

Friday, Jan. 31 - Half Day - Dismissal at 11:50 am

 

February

Tuesday, February 4th - Spirit Wear Day

Sat. Feb. 8th - Valentine Dance 10 am to 12:00 pm see E-envelope

Friday, Feb. 14 - Class Valentine Day Party at snack time and Half Day - Dismissal is at 11:50 for PreK

Monday, Feb. 17 through Friday Feb. 21 - School is closed for Winter Recess

Monday, Feb. 24th - Classes Resume and Monthly milk money is due.

Tuesday, Feb. 25th - $2.00 Pretzel Sale - Pretzels will be delivered to classroom at 12:00 pm

Thursday, Feb, 27- $3.00 Dress Down Day - if you paid for the year do not send in any money

 

 

 

Extra help by invitation only is on  Tuesday and Friday at 7:45 am.  You will receive a note in your child's folder with the invitation.  Please walk your child up to the classroom. If your child is attendng morning care, please give the slip to the teacher on duty, so she can designate an older student to walk your child up to the classroom.  Thanks!

We are a nut aware class.  Please do not send in any item which contains peanuts or tree nuts or that is made on machinery with nuts.  This applies to snack, lunch and all party food.  This means no peanut butter or almond butter or nutella.  Dunkin donuts and Carvel are not allowed as they are made on machinery with nuts.  For parties the recommended items are: oreos, chips a hoy, ice pops, and chips .

 

Week of Jan. 20th -- Pre-K students will walk up to the classroom guided by our aides. Tuesday through Thursday this week are full days so please pack a nut- free snack and drink for your child in a zip loc baggie or bag with his/her name on it.  The baggie/bag will be sent home everyday so you can use it again. Lunch should be packed in a separate bag or lunch box.  Please note we are filling up their water bottles from our new filtered water fountain.   Dismissal is at 2:50pm and we will exit from the Security Door (the same day you use in the morning).  

Snack approximately 9-9:30

Lunch time is 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Recess is 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Monday Jan.  20 -  School is closed

Tuesday - Jan 21 - Library 

Wed. Jan 22 -  Computer

Thursday Jan. 23  - Music 

Friday, Jan 24 -  Show and Tell letter M - The students that are assigned: Mila, Joseph Y, Marcello and Matteo.   If you do not have an item that starts with M your child may bring in a small toy and talk about it.  Please practice having your child say his First and Last Name.  If your child is absent on his/her show and tell day, he/she may bring it in upon his/her return.  If you forget to pack the item the same applies.

 

What We Are Learning

ELA-Guided Reading,   Letter M and review of letters  Aa,Bb, Cc, Dd, Ee, Ff,  Gg , Hh, Ii, Jj, Kk , Ll. and their corresponding sounds a-ape and a-apple, b-bear, c-cat and c-circle/, d- dog, e-egg and e-ear and fish, g-goat and g-giraffe,  h-hat and i-ice cream and i-itch, j-jelly, k-kite, l-lion

Math - Number 6 -Review 0, 1, 2 , 3, 4,  & 5, more, less, and equal,  first and last, shapes - circle, square, triangle, rectangle, oval and rhombus,  patterns, and addition and subtraction.

Religion - God's Rules for Me

Social Studies - School and Classroom Rules, Seasons, Community Helpers, Martin Luther King Jr.

Science - Matter

Looking ahead:

Friday, Feb. 14 is our class Valentine's Day Party

Tuesday, March 17 is our class St. Patrick's Day Party

Tuesday, April 7 is our class Easter Party

 

PRE-K Supply List  for Sept. 2019

Pre-K Orientation is on Wed. Sept. 4th at 6:00 PM in gym, then please come up to the classroom to meet the teacher.

 

PLEASE BRING SUPPLIES TO THE CLASSROOM THE FIRST FULL WEEK OF SCHOOL (A LITTLE AT A TIME).  ONLY THE FIRST THREE ITEMS ARE NEEDED ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL.

4   Boxes of (16) LARGE SIZED CRAYOLA CRAYONS

  2   Boxes (10 or 12) Sharpened No. 2 pencils

            1 Large zippered  cloth or plastic pencil case – write your child’s name on it

1 pack of Heavy Duty Construction Paper multicolor 9x12

1 7oz Elmer’s Glue & one Hand Sanitizer

2    Boxes of Crayola  8 Classic colors Broad Tip Washable Markers

5   LARGE SIZE glue sticks

3   Reams of copy paper (8 ½” by 11”)  

4   Rolls of Bounty paper towels

5   Boxes of tissues (one for gym)

5 Boxes of Baby Wipes

2   Containers of Clorox wipes

5   Packs of Napkins

1 Box of quart sized Ziploc bags  & 1 Box of gallon sized Ziploc bags

             1 Fiskar round tip scissor (write your child’s name on it)

Student Fee:  $21.00 (folders, notebook, two stetro pencil grips, and workbook)    Cash or Check payable to St. Luke School for notebook and workbook.

            

             Velcro sneakers only (No slip-on, tie, open back or platform sneakers)

     

       LABEL ONLY THE OUTSIDE OF YOUR CHILD’S BACKPACK, AND CLOTHING.

 

    It is not necessary to label crayons, tissue boxes, paper towels and wipes.

 

We look forward to seeing you in September!

Please note that ALL CHILDREN ENTERING PRE-K must be toilet trained (no pull ups or diapers).

      

 

 

J