January 20- January 24

We have a four day week again this week since we are celebrating Dr.Martin Luther King , JR. birthday on Monday.

In Reading we will finish Jingles,Poems and Rhymes and begin The Nightingale which is a Chinese fairy tale.
It is timely because we will learn about Chinese New Year this week since it begins on Saturday ,January 25.

The Scholastic Book Fair takes place this week from Tuesday through Thursday. You can have your child purchase books on any of those days.

              NEXT WEEK IS CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK 

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK BEGINS SUNDAY ,JANUARY 26
PLEASE JOIN US AT MASS AT OLA CHURCH AT 9 AM.
YOU ARE INVITED TO OPEN HOUSE AT Saint Anselm’s which will be the site of the new BAY RIDGE CATHOLIC ACADEMY in September. 

MONDAY – JANUARY 27 –  COMMUNITY DAY

A letter will be sent home about our Community Event participation  on Monday .Jan.27. We will be making Survival Kits with sweet treats for our local firefighters to say thanks for their hard and brave jobs. EVERY  STUDENT HAS BEEN ASSIGNED A CANDY ITEM TO BRING TO CREATE OUR BAGS. PLEASE SEND YOUR ITEM BY NEXT MONDAY.  I am not posting list here . List will be sent home.

Tuesday- January 28- Student Appreciation Day and Student Olympics Day
Our class will participate in the L.A.- GRADE 2 session of the Olympics.You are invited to join us in the gym at 8:30 AM.
Students will receive free of charge a team shirt to wear on Tuesday.
The children will celebrate with make your own ice cream sundae in the cafeteria after lunch with all the students.
Grades 3-8 have their Olympics in the evening at 630 PM.

Wednesday- President’ s Day– Grade 8 presents speeches and skits about famous presidents in the auditorium beginning at 9 AM.
We will learn about some president’s too in our classroom and be visited by the 8th graders in costume. It is a great learning experience. There will also be a travelling historic exhibit that we will visit during the day . You are invited to come to school at 9 AM to see the 8th grade students in action.

Thursday- Vocation Awareness Day
Happy Birthday , James!

For our class it will be a fun day to think about what you might be when you grow up. The children cane come to school dressed as who they might be when they grow up.
We cordially invite any parent who would like to come talk to us about what they do to come visit our class. We hope a few of you might take us up on this. Your child would be so delighted to have you come and share your career with us. Please give it thought and say yes!

Friday- Faculty and Staff Appreciation  Day-

This concludes CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK FOR 2019- 2020