Thursday, December 22, 2011

Merry Christmas!

I just wanted to wish all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! You will find a special package in your child's bag today for New Years - it is okay to BREAK it open over the counter :) The winter packet I sent home is worth a special surprise if it's completed and returned as well. Thank you all for being supportive of the classroom! Thanks for visiting!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Christmas Party

Just a reminder that tomorrow is our Christmas Party - we will be doing a gift exchange and wearing PJs - it will be a great time! Thanks for visiting!

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Christmas Trees

Today in your child's bag you will find a note about Christmas tree pictures - please send them in if you do so that we can put them on our bulletin board and the kids can share them :) I do realize it's kind of late notice, but even in they're here by next Wednesday that would be fine! 11 days until Christmas!! Thanks for visiting!

Friday, December 9, 2011


Just wanted to post a reminder that students will NOT have school Monday, December 12. Enjoy your weekend! Thanks for visiting!

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Cereal Boxes

Thanks for sending cereal boxes! We only need about 10 more :) Thanks for visiting!

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Cereal Boxes and Book Orders

Hello families - we are in need of cereal boxes here at school before Christmas! The taller ones would work best, but we're not picky :) Just a reminder that book orders are due tomorrow! If you would like anything to be for Christmas gifts, please be sure to let me know as well. Code: HXY9J Thanks for visiting!

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Yummy Stuff

This week we've been practicing reading and following recipes. Today you will find a special surprise, made especially for you by your child! Also, just a reminder that Santa's Workshop is tomorrow! Thanks for visiting!

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Santa's Workshop

SANTA'S WORKSHOP: I just received an email - if you or someone else would like to take your child shopping at Santa's Workshop (here in the gym) you may do so at 5:00 Thursday night, Friday anytime, or it's open to the public from 3:00 - 5:00 on Friday as well. Thanks for visiting!

Monday, November 28, 2011

Rest Towels

Hello all - please remember to send your child's rest towel back to school for rest time. I hope you all had a fabulous Thanksgiving! Also - be sure to look for book orders today in your child's bag. Thanks for visiting!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011


Please be sure to send back your child's turkey that you decorate as a family by tomorrow, November 17 :) Thanks for visiting!

Thursday, November 10, 2011


I apologize I missed the NO SCHOOL on MONDAY (the 14h) on the newsletter and snack calendar! Please mark down that there is no school for children on Monday. Enjoy your weekend! Thanks for visiting!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Book Orders

Just a reminder that book orders are due tomorrow - if ordering online visit: the classroom code is: HXY9J. Also, it's getting colder, so don't forget to send warm stuff :) Thanks for visiting!

Saturday, November 5, 2011

This week

Thank you to all for coming to PT conferences! Be looking for an invite to GOLD (online assessment program) this week in your emails. Book orders are due Thursday - see the classroom website for the online ordering code ( If you would like for anything to be kept sent home without your child knowing, please let me know via email, note, etc. Thanks for visiting!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011


Just a reminder that conferences are today and Thursday this week! ENJOY this beautiful day!! For those of you who have older children in the district - remember Friday there is no school. Thanks for visiting!

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Pre-conference forms

In your child's folder today you will find a family conference forms - this is your copy. I will be sharing these exact forms at conferences next week, so if you look it over and have questions, we can discuss them at that time. I hope you find this to be helpful/useful; it is a new form that I created from our online assessment program that we've started using this year :) Thanks for visiting!

Monday, October 24, 2011

Email addresses

Hello all, As a reminder please don't forget to send rest towels back to school tomorrow - also if you would kindly send me your email addresses I have a cool website for you to monitor your child's progress (I will be explaining more to you at conferences as it's really new to me as well). Thanks for visiting!

Friday, October 21, 2011

Rest Towels

Please wash and send back rest towels for Tuesday. I always try to get them to you on long weekends as I know you have busy lives too :). Enjoy your weekend! Thanks for visiting!

Monday, October 17, 2011


Fall is starting to feel true to it's season! Please feel free to send an extra jacket to keep here at school for your child in the event that they forget one in the morning. Also, if you haven't sent extra clothes in the event of an "accident" that are appropriate for colder weather, please do so as well and we will send the others home. Thanks for visiting!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Field Trip

Tomorrow we will be visiting the fire station to conclude our fire safety week. We plan to leave the elementary about 1:45. If you would like to accompany us on our walk, please plan on meeting us at the bench in front of the office at that time. I anticipate that we will be back by 3:00. Let's hope that it doesn't rain on us :) Thanks for visiting!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Baby Pictures

Hello all - you'll find a note today in your child's bag to send a baby picture to school. This will not be handled by the children but will be used as part of our bulletin board display. Please send these asap - I would like to do the activity by the end of the month. Thanks for visiting!

Thursday, October 6, 2011


Enjoy the weather this weekend - take a nature walk with your child and grab some leaves to make "leaf rubbings". You'll find a sample page in their folder today - they LOVED doing this :) Thanks for visiting!

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Signs of Fall

You may have noticed a baggie in your child's bag tonight. Please fill it with leaves, acorns, fall flowers, and any other "signs of fall" that you can. Please feel free to keep on sending signs of fall into the classroom as we will be putting them into our science center to explore. Thanks for visiting!

Monday, October 3, 2011

Fall Colors

Looks like we have a beautiful week ahead! Feel free to send "signs of fall/autumn" into the classroom as we learn about the changing of the seasons into fall/autumn. If you're out for a walk at home, point out all the different colors of fall with your child. Thanks for visiting!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Autumn Acres!

Tomorrow we will be heading on our first field trip of the year.... AUTUMN ACRES. Please be sure to wear tennis shoes and clothing that is okay to get dirty. It looks like the weather is going to be perfect for this trip as well! We will be leaving from the circle drive at 9:30 if you wish to follow the bus up. **Don't forget a sack lunch with a drink** as we will be eating at Stam's Greenhouse (at Autumn Acres). It's usually best to use paper sacks for lunches on field trips. Looking forward to seeing all of you there and having a great time :) Thanks for visiting!

Friday, September 23, 2011

Next Week

As a reminder, next week we will be going on our first field trip to Autumn Acres! Please review the note that was sent home last week. Money/Donations to cover the cost is due back Tuesday, September 27, 2011. The cost per child is $3.50. If you need another note sent home, please let your teacher know via email, daily folder or phone message. Have a great weekend! Thanks for visiting!

Monday, September 19, 2011

Welcome 2011-2012 Parents!

Hello all,

This is a blog primarily used to provide reminders and other tid bits of information. Please be sure to check your child's bag for newsletters on what we're doing in the classroom. If you misplace it, I always have an extra copy hanging by the door, along with other important information in the "Parent Information Station".

As your first reminder - SCHOOL PICTURES TOMORROW!! Please be sure to send your child's order form and money if you plan to order pictures.

Thanks for visiting!