Saturday, April 15, 2017

Week of April 17-21, 2017

Kindergarten News
In Reading we will start a new story titled, On The Move.   It is an informational text by author Donna Latham.  We will work with the letter sounds /v/ and /z/ and the comprehension skill, main idea.  Watch for your new Family Times newsletter and have your child practice the Words to Read!
In Math, we will be decomposing numbers 11-19 in Topic 11. Please review daily practice pages!  Continue to practice addition and subtraction and writing number sentences with a plus sign and a minus sign.
For Science, we have been learning about living and nonliving things and what living things NEED.  We will be discussing plants and animals and their life cycles.
The School Science Fair will be held on Tuesday, 4/18 and Wednesday, 4/19 from 4-6 PM in the NSE Gym.
The NSE ART SHOW will be held on Wednesday, 4/19 from 4-6 PM.   Please stop by to check out all the awesome artwork!!!
Friday, April 21 will be the monthly Spartan Dress Down Day.  Students can wear jeans or sweats and a Spartan shirt with a paid $1 donation.
DIBELS testing for the end-of-the-year will begin soon.  Please review letter naming, segmenting, and nonsense words.  The time for each is 1 minute!
School will be CLOSED on Friday, April 14th for the Easter holiday.  ** Monday, April 17th, and Tuesday, April 18th will be SNOW MAKE-UP days and school WILL BE IN SESSION.  
Kindergarten Graduation Pictures will be taken on Thursday, April 20th.  (There will be NO make-up picture day.)  **Envelopes were sent home with portrait package information on Tues. 4/4.  If interested in purchasing pictures then please return the money BEFORE Wednesday, April 19th 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
      Kindergarten Graduation will be held on Tuesday, May 23rd 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 the date of graduation.  **If tickets are misplaced, we will not be able to replace them.  
      The April Behavior Reward will be an egg hunt on Friday, April 28th.  Please encourage good behavior all month!!

**Monday, April 17th will be Day 7 –Library so be sure to pack books for exchange!  Students will need sneakers and gym attire on Wednesday, April 19th! 

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