SPRING PHOTOS were sent home on Wednesday, April 11th. **Returned photos OR payments are due ASAP.
In Reading we will start a new story titled, This Is the Way We Go to School. It is a fiction story about children around the world. We will work with the letter sounds /y/ and /kw/ for the letters Yy and Qq. The comprehension skill we will focus on with this story is drawing conclusions. Watch for your new Family Times newsletter and have your child practice the Words to Read!
In Math, we will finish with Topic 11 Decomposing Numbers 11 to 19 and will begin Topic 12 Measurement. We will be comparing objects by length, height, capacity, and weight. Please review daily practice pages!
School PHYSICALS will be held in the nurse’s office on Monday, April 30th! **Students who received a white form from the nurse are to return the forms ASAP.
Sunday, April 22nd was Earth Day. Earth day is a day to remember to take care of our planet by keeping it clean. We have been talking about the environment and discussing the important rule that tells us to “reduce, reuse, and recycle” and how following this rule can make a difference. Perhaps as a family you could plan a special project in your neighborhood!
The NSE ART SHOW will be held on Tuesday, 4/24 from 4-6 PM. Please stop by the NSE cafeteria to check out all the awesome artwork!!!
The School Science Fair will be held on Tuesday, 4/24 and Wednesday, 4/26 from 4-6 PM in the NSE Gym.
**Kindergarten Graduation Pictures will be taken on Thursday, April 26th. (There will be NO make-up picture day.) **Envelopes were sent home with portrait package information on Tues. 4/10. If interested in purchasing pictures then please return the money BEFORE Wednesday, April 25th in your child’s folder. (checks made payable to PSP.) **All students will be photographed for the class photo and will need a WHITE COLLARED shirt to wear under a graduation gown. Girls should not have ponytails high on their heads or wear big hair accessories since they will be wearing a graduation cap
On Thursday, April 26th the Reading teachers will begin the end-of-the-year testing with each Kindergarten child. Children will need to write a dictated sentence or two, recognize, write, and give the sound of every letter of the alphabet, be able to provide a word that begins with every letter sound, and be able to write as many words correctly in 10 minutes. Please review at home!
The April PBIS Behavior Reward will be “Bounce Houses”! Our class will participate on Friday, April 27th at 1:50-2:30. **Students may dress in gym clothes with SOCKS(needed) and Sneakers.
DIBELS testing for the end-of-the-year will begin soon. Please review comparing sets and numbers, identify numbers 0-100, and naming the next number after a given number, letter naming, segmenting, and nonsense words. The time for each is 1 minute!
Kindergarten Graduation will be held on Tuesday, May 22nd at 1:00 pm in the NS High School Auditorium. Specific details about parking, seating, etc. will be sent home closer to the date. Due to limited seating, each Kindergarten student will be limited to 5 tickets. **If a small child (non-school age) is going to sit on an adult’s lap, they will not need a ticket. **Your Kindergarten child is not part of the count. No one will be admitted to Graduation without a ticket. Graduation tickets will be sent home closer to Graduation. **If tickets are misplaced, we will not be able to replace them.
**Monday, April 23rd is Day 3 –Guidance. Students will need sneakers and gym attire on Tuesday, April 24th.