Saturday, February 11, 2017

Week of February 13-17, 2017

Kindergarten News
*For Reading our next story will be “One Little Mouse!” by Dori Chaconas.  It will be a rhyming/concept story and we will review the comprehension skill, sequence.  We will introduce consonant blends too.  Look for the new Family Times newsletter in your child’s folder.  Also, don’t forget to practice your high frequency sight                                                    word flashcards!!
         *In Math we will be continuing with Understanding Addition, Topic 7.  Review daily practice pages and continue to practice joining sets and counting how many altogether.  
         *Thursday, Feb. 16th is a Spartan Dress Down Day.  All staff and students can wear a Spartan shirt with jeans or sweatpants with a $1.00 donation.
          *  There will be NO SCHOOL for students on Friday, February 17th due to a scheduled ACT 80 day and NO SCHOOL for students and teachers on Monday, February 20th due to President’s Day.  School will reopen on Tuesday, February 21st.
         *Toothbrush charts are due back by the week ending March 3rd.  Any student who returns his/her chart will receive a “dental health” treat from Mrs. Potts.  (Remember to continue to eat healthy foods, brush and floss your teeth, and visit a dentist at least once a year to keep your smile looking great!)
         *NSE PTO Gertrude Hawk Fundraiser began Friday, February 3rd and will continue until Friday, March 3rd.  Approximate pick-up date is Thursday, March 23rd.  Checks are to be made payable to NSE PTO.
FYI:  *Kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be held March 13-17, 2017.  Registration is open to all residents of the NS School District.  Please pass along this info. to anyone with children ready to begin Kindergarten in the fall.  Appointments should be scheduled with the office. 
**Thank you to the homeroom moms for helping with the Valentine’s Day classroom party!  Students had a LOVE-ly time.  It was SWEET of you to volunteer!  Also, thank you to ALL the students for their sweet Valentines!   XOXO
     Monday, February 13th is Day 1 on the special classes’ schedule.  **Boys and girls will need library books on Tuesday, February 14th and sneakers and gym attire for Day 4 on Thursday, Feb. 16th(Please note that if school is cancelled—the special classes get bumped, so students do not miss a special class.)

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