**In Reading we will introduce the classic tale, Goldilocks and the Three Bears as retold by Valeri Gorbachev. We will review the comprehension skill, character and the letter sound /g/. Watch for the new Family Times newsletter in your child’s folder. **Don’t forget to practice your high frequency sight word flashcards!
**In Math we will be finishing Topic 7, Understanding Addition and will introduce Topic 8, Understanding Subtraction. Review vocabulary; number story, join, plus sign, and addition sentence. Practice joining sets and counting how many altogether.
**This month’s AR “Book Buddy” recording sheet and books are due back to school on Wednesday, February 28th. The goal for the month is 15 stories/books. Students who meet the monthly goal will receive a Pizza Hut coupon and a treat!
**The PBIS reward for the month of February will be a “Seuss Reward” held on Friday, March 2nd. Students who met the goal of 4 stamps for SPARTy will earn either a movie or Art Activity. Completed cards will be sent home on Wednesday, 2/28.
**Friday, March 2nd is NSE’s Read Across America Day in honor of Dr. Seuss. Throughout the week we will be reading some great books by Dr. Seuss. Some Bloomsburg University students will visit our classroom on 3/2 to read a book and to do a follow up activity with the class.
**Toothbrush charts are due back by Friday, March 2nd. Any student who returns his/her chart will receive a “dental health” treat from Mrs. Potts.
**Scholastic book orders will be due on or before Wednesday, March 7th for anyone interested in ordering in March.
**Spring pictures will be taken at NSE on Friday, March 9th. For best results, do not wear green. ALL CHILDREN WILL BE PHOTOGRAPHED and PICTURES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE IN 7-10 DAYS. (PSP provides NSE with a donation for every portrait package produced. Support our School!)
**Newspaper in Education Week will be March 5-9. Detailed notes will be sent home soon, so please watch for information in your child’s folder.
**Kindergarten registration for the 2018-2019 school year will be held the week of March 12-16. Registration is open to all residents of the NS School District. Please pass along this information to anyone with children ready to begin Kindergarten in the fall. Appointments should be scheduled with the office.
**The PTO Spring Fling Basket Auction will be held in April. Our class’ theme basket will be “A Night with the Family”. A note will be sent home next week with suggestions and ideas and more detailed information.
Monday, February 26th will be Day 9—Gym class on the special classes’ schedule. *Boys and girls will need SNEAKERS AND GYM ATTIRE on 2/26. (Please note that if school is CLOSED due to inclement weather, the special class schedule is bumped to the next school day.)