201   Weekly News. October 7-11, 2019


Monday— day 1  music +

      We started unit one in reading which focuses on rules.  We read a story about rules in soccer.  We talked about communities and how rules differ depending on the community (the rules for school might not be the same rules as home or scouts).  We did reading and math stations.  Ask me what I do each day.


Tuesday-day 2  gym

      We played a game in math called quick images.  Mrs. Rice shows us a pattern of dots and then we have to draw it on our white boards.  It is fun.  We also learned how to make a five frame and then we played the same game with that.


Wednesday – day 3 art

         We had a fire drill today.  We did a fantastic job.  Mrs. Rice gave us some numbers and we worked together to fill in the 100’s chart on the wall.


Thursday—day 4  music

      We went on our field trip today to the old -time farm.  It was very interesting.  We got to pump water and then water the potatoes.  We had a chance to use a roller and wring out the laundry.  Our favorite part was feeding the chickens.


Friday— day 5  media

    Happy Friday.  We had an assembly about the b’s.  Those are the school rules.  Ask me about the b’s.  We looked at items in a trunk from the old-time farm.  Ask me about what was in the trunk.  We had sketchpad time with friends.  Ask me what I drew and who I draw with.


A Look Ahead

     Monday, October 14th  walking field trip to the evacuation site and then to Lyndon Hills park to play

     Tuesday, October 15th  parent/teacher conferences 4-8pm

      Wednesday, October 16th  parent/teacher conferences all day.

     Thursday and Friday, October 17 & 18th  No school MEA




     201   Weekly News. September 23- 27, 2019


Monday— day 7  music +

   We had pajama and stuffie day.  It was fun to see and hear about everyone’s stuffie.  We had extra recess too!  We did the letters Gg and Hh today and worked on our two poems.  In math we learned about dice. 


Tuesday-day 8  music

      We had hat day today.  It was fun to see all the different hats.  We practiced writing our names in the morning.  We worked on the letters Ii and Jj.  We played roll and record in math.  I should be able to roll a die, look at it, and say what number it is without having to count the dots. We had a picnic lunch in the classroom for reaching one of our goals for the Dragon Dash.


Wednesday – day 1  music +

         We had extra sketchpad time and an ice cream treat today.

We worked on the letters Kk and Ll today.  We read a story called LMNO Peas.  In math we continued to work on patterns.


Thursday—day 2  gym

      We did the Dragon Dash today.  It was so much fun.  Ask me all about it.  We were very tired afterward.  We read the story I Like Myself.  We made portraits to hang up in the room.  You will see them at conferences,


Friday— day 3  art

    Happy Friday.  We had an assembly and watched Mrs. Tilleson, Dan the man, and Mr. AJ get their hair dyed.  It was so much fun.  We had our last reward and watched a movie and ate popcorn.  It was a fun day.


A Look Ahead

     Friday, October 4th  Picture Day

     Thursday, October 10th  Field trip to Eidem Farm more info to follow.

      Thursday, October 10th  parent/teacher conferences.




     201   Weekly News.  September 16 - 20, 2019


Monday— day 2  gym

   We started the morning with our Dragon Dash assembly.  It was a lot of fun.  Ask me about the mind spark cheer we learned.  We are focusing on character with the first lesson being about honesty.  Other lessons this week will be gratitude and generosity.


Tuesday-day 3  Art

      We continue to work on rules and routines in our classroom.  Today we learned about the I-pads.  We work on the I-pads in both reading and math.  Ask me about core5 and Dreambox.  We read a funny story called We Don’t Eat Our Classmates.  Ask me

about the story.  We worked on the letter Dd today.


Wednesday – day 4  Music

         We are doing a great job with learning the routines of kindergarten.  We read a story today called I am Enough.  We learned about the letter Ee today.  In math we learned about the penny.  We learned about heads and tails.


Thursday—day 5 Media

      We earned our first reward for the Dragon Dash.  We had silly sock day today.  It was fun to see all the crazy, silly socks.

We read a book called Friends.  We worked on the letter Ff today.  We played head and tails with a penny and recorded our results.


Friday— day 6  Art

    Happy Friday.  We are having crazy hair day.  We earned our 2nd reward for pledges in the Dragon Dash.  We had our peace walk.  Sergio’s mom came in and read a story about peace and then we did a fun activity.  We had sketchpad time in the afternoon. 


A Look Ahead

     Monday, September 23rd  Pajama and stuffie day at school

     Tuesday, September 24th  Hat day with extra recess

     Tuesday, September 24th  Curriculum night.  Come learn about    my day in school.

     Thursday, September 26th  Dragon Dash!!!



     201   Weekly News. September 9 - 13, 2019


Monday— day 5  Media

    Welcome back to kindergarten.  We are working on learning school routines and rules.  We worked on the letter Aa today.  We read an alphabet story and worked on rhyming words.  Please give me a word and ask me to rhyme with it.  Ask me about our Aa poem. 


Tuesday-day 6  Art

   We worked on the letter Bb today.  We made a bee with the Be Rules for Lake Harriet.  We also did a Bb poem.  Ask me about the poem.  We learned about shapes today and then explored our pattern block shapes.


Wednesday – day 7  Music +

         We practiced a fire drill today.  We did a fantastic job!  We talked about school and classroom rules.  We wrote some rules on the board.  We all agreed to follow those rules so we signed the board with special markers.  Ask me about Pete the Cat’s special box.  It is our way of learning about tools in our classroom.


Thursday—day 8  Music

      We learned about AB and ABC patterns today.  We explored unifix cubes and made patterns with them.  Ask me about AB and ABC patterns.  We started learning about the letter Cc today.  We read a fun book called The Fat Cat Sat on the Mat.  We traced a cat and colored it. 


Friday— day 1  Music +

    Happy Friday.  We finished learning about the letter Cc today.  We did our Cc poem.  We learned about I-pads and sketchpads today.  We celebrated Mia’s birthday today.  Her dad came in and read her favorite book from home.  It was fun.


A Look Ahead

     *The Dragon Dash starts next week.  Watch for more information.


     *Tuesday is folder day.  All school information and forms come home on this day.


     *If you have not returned your T-shirt slip with money please do so as soon as possible.  These are the shirts we wear for field trips and special days.  Our first field trip is in October. 


     *We will have gym on Monday (day 2)  please remember to have your child wear tennis shoes.