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January 20- January 24

Posted on January 19, 2020

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

 

Full steam ahead into 2020

Posted on January 12, 2020

The class embraced being back together again. We had a busy  and productive week and we celebrated Musa turning five!
This week we will continue our Jingles.Poems and Rhymes Unit in Reading .The children are having a positive experience doing some memorizing. It builds verbal and thinking skills.
In Math we are continuing the number study that we began.We met number 100 when we read Chicka ,Chicka 123.That number will have an important role when we reach the 100th day of school and have a celebration.
We will combine Social Studies and Religion as we learn about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.this  week.

THERE IS NO SCHOOL ON FRIDAY.
MONDAY IS A HOLIDAY FOR DR. KING .

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR STARTS WHEN WE RETURN ON TUESDAY ,JANUARY 21. THE CHILDREN CAN CHOOSE FROM A WIDE VARIETY OF BOOKS THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE.

 

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Posted on January 3, 2020

Happy 2020 to all! It will be so nice to be back together!
We will celebrate Three Kings Day on Monday. During our Religion time this week we will  also learn about  Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the greatest commandment/ the golden rule and we will learn about the sacrament of Baptism. If you have a photo of your child’s Baptism readily available send it to school on Friday.It makes learning about Baptism more real for the boys and girls.
During our Literacy activities we will start our Jingles,Poems and Rhymes Unit. The class will learn a lot of rhymes both familiar and new.
In our Social Studies and Science we will be learning about winter and starting our All About Me unit.
Math Center will find us working on numbers and estimating amounts visually.

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ON MONDAY THE MANDATORY CANDY SALE BEGINS.
EACH STUDENT RECEIVES A BOX OF CHOCOLATE BARS.

FRIDAY WILL BE A 12:15 PM DISMISSAL DAY FOR A FACULTY MEETING IN THE AFTERNOON.
THERE IS AFTER SCHOOL.

 

Our last school week of 2019

Posted on December 14, 2019

It’s hard to believe the time has passed so quickly since our first day of school in early September!
We had a good time at the Cultural Celebration on Friday afternoon. Thanks to all the parents who came and to those who contributed food even if you could not join us. 
Giovanni’s mom is going to share one of their  wonderful Polish Christmas traditions with us on Friday.It is the sharing of bread and bestowing of blessings.When we ascertain a time you are welcome to join us.
Thank you to those who sent  mittens ,hats and gloves for our Advent good deed donation.

The National Junior Honor Society of our school is collecting toys.
We are asked to bring a bath toy or other toddler toy by Thursday.

We can never start too early to teach the boys and girls that we should always help others when we can.

This week we have a very,very busy week ahead.

MONDAY– Art class and all our regular PreK activities
TUESDAY– Regular day with a performance of ”Dad is a Snowman” being presented as a treat for our students in the auditorium at 10:30 AM.
WEDNESDAY-Wear pajamas to school to participate in PJs for
Pietro .A donation to fight Duschene Muscular Dystrophy would be greatly appreciated.
We will practice on the stage today.
THURSDAY- Music Class –  and our Choice Time Centers
PM- School rehearsal for CHRISTMAS CONCERT @ 7PM.
Boys and girls should be here no later than 6:45 PM
FRIDAY- Our last day of school.
DO NOT send lunch boxes.We will provide the AM snack and a pizza party lunch.
Parents are invited to send treats and goodies for the class for our Christmas/Happy Birthday Jesus Party.
DISMISSAL IS AT 2:45 PM.

School resumes on January 6,2020

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!                                      

         

 

 

 

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