Friday, February 16, 2018

February 19th -23rd

Thank you to everyone for helping to make our Valentine’s Day special. We had a huge fruit salad and many treats. Thank you also to our Delta Gymnastics volunteer drivers. The children were commended on their good behavior in the gym.

Please return your field trip permission slip for our next trip to Delta Gymnastics, if you have not already done so.

Reminders for this week:
Monday February 19th: Please return library books to the white basket if you haven’t already done so.

Tuesday February 20th: Please return your Letter Ss home task for sharing.

Wednesday February 21st: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. Alphabet task Tt will be sent home.

Thursday February 22nd: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am.

Friday February 23rd: Pro-D Day – no school for students

February Home Task
Please continue to help your child learn the words for their nursery rhyme presentation.
Please send in a photograph of your child’s immediate family. Please pencil the names of siblings on the back. If you do not have one photo, we can attach more than one photograph to your child’s page in the family book.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

February 12th-16th

Reminders for this week:

Monday February 12th: Enjoy Family Day – no school

Tuesday February 13th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. Please return your library book to the white basket, if you have not already done so. Please return the letter Rr alphabet sheet for sharing. GYMNASTICS FIELD TRIP – please remember to dress appropriately for gymnastics and to bring a car seat. All volunteer drivers are needed and one more would be appreciated!

Wednesday February 14th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. If your child is bringing in Valentine’s Cards, please put them in a bag/ envelope in alphabetical order as this makes delivery easier. Children are to bring their fruits to the round table for cutting and sharing. (Thank you Ophelia’s mom, Sophia’s mom  and Madison’s mom for volunteering to do this. If you could bring in a suitable knife that would be great). Remember that your child will still need water and a spoon. Letter Ss alphabet sheet will be sent home. Friendship Frolic (Monthly Run) will take place in the gym for our division. Early dismissal is at 1:45pm. It is Port Guichon’s Kindergarten  Registration Day, so if you know of anyone with children who should be registering, please remind them.

Thursday February 15th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am.

Friday February 16th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. There is hot lunch for those who have pre-ordered.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

February 5th -9th

Student-Led Conferences
These conferences are an opportunity to celebrate the work that your child has been doing in kindergarten. Your child will be your tour guide through the agenda and I will be available to answer questions if need be. Please provide encouragement and compliments as you notice the growth your child has made. If you have anything confidential that you would like to discuss with me, please arrange a separate appointment as there will be several families in the room during most appointment times. Please allow 20-30 minutes to share your children’s work with them.

Reminders for this week:
Monday February 5th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. Please return library books to the white basket in class if you have not already done so.

Tuesday February 6th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am.  Please return the letter Qq alphabet sheet for sharing. Early dismissal is at 2.00pm. I will start the first appointments as close to 2.05pm. as possible.

Wednesday February 7th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. Letter Rr alphabet sheet will be sent home. Friendship Frolic (Monthly Run) will take place in the gym for our division. Early dismissal is at 1:45pm.

Thursday February 8th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. Early dismissal is at 2.00pm. I will start the first appointments as close to 2.05pm. as possible.

Friday February 9th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am.

Friday, January 26, 2018

January 29th - February 2nd

If you are joining us for reading in the morning and are bringing younger siblings, they are welcome to look at books or to play with their own toys at the table or with class toys on the carpet. Please do not bring in food/drinks or technology as their entertainment as this is a distraction for our beginner readers.

Valentine’s Treats: Thank you to all those families who volunteered to provide treats. I am going to limit the treats to 3: Families of Zoey, Dillinger and Alice.

Field Trip To Delta Gymnastics: At this point, I have enough rides for only 6 children. Please let me know as soon as possible if you can make arrangements to drive, even if it is one way, as I may be able to pair you with another family.

Reminders for this week:
Monday January 29th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. Please return library books to the white basket in class if you have not already done so.

Tuesday January 30th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am.  Please return the letter Pp alphabet sheet for sharing.

Wednesday January 31st: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. Letter Qq alphabet sheet will be sent home. There is Hot Lunch for those who have pre-ordered. Early dismissal is at 1:45pm.

Thursday February 1st: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am.

Friday February 2nd: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am.

February Home Task
Please practise your assigned nursery rhyme to present to the class this month on your helper day.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Nursery Rhymes

Hi,
As part of our oral language and music program, I would like each child to learn the assigned nursery rhyme below. ( I have assigned them as one year we ended up with a selection of three rhymes). If you do not know the rhyme assigned, you can come and ask me, you may choose from the "spares" at the bottom of the list or you can choose one not already on the list. Children will present on their next helper day in February. They may present more than once if they would like.
Happy Singing,
Mrs. Hoskins

Alice – Hickory, Dickory Dock
Brodie - Here we go Round the Mulberry Bush
Callum – Baa, Baa Black Sheep
Declan – One, Two Three Four Five (Once I caught a fish Alive)
Dillinger – Row, Row, Row Your Boat
Elise – Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
Frankie – Down at the Station
Jack – Humpty Dumpty
Kayden – The Grand Old Duke of York
Madison – Miss Polly’s Dolly
Maximo – Hot Cross Buns
Oliver – The Bear Went Over The Mountain
Ophelia – Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone?
Sophia – Jack and Jill
Will – Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat
Zoey – Hey Diddle, Diddle

Spares– One, Two, Buckle My Shoe, Ring A Roses

Thursday, January 18, 2018

January 22nd - 26th

Please check your child’s backpack for their BEAR club bag and reading book. Please take a moment to read all the information regarding the home reading program. It is filed in the back of your child’s planner. If you are joining us for reading in the morning and are bringing younger siblings, they are welcome to look at books or to play with their own toys at the table. Please do not bring in food/drinks or technology as their entertainment as this is a distraction for our beginner readers.

Reminders for this week:
Monday January 22nd: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. Please return library books to the white basket in class if you have not already done so.

Tuesday January 23rd: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am.  Please return the letter Oo alphabet sheet for sharing.

Wednesday January 24th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. Letter Pp alphabet sheet will be sent home. Early dismissal is at 1:45pm.

Thursday January 25th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am.


Friday January 26th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.45 -9.05am. 

Friday, January 12, 2018

January 15th-19th

Welcome back everyone. The class has had a great first week back.
Please check your child’s backpack for their BEAR club bag and reading book. Please take a moment to read all the information regarding the home reading program. It is filed in the back of your child’s planner. If you are joining us for reading in the morning and are bringing  younger siblings, they are welcome to look at books or to play with their own toys at the table. Please do not bring in food/drinks or technology as their entertainment as this is a distraction for our beginner readers.

Reminders for this week:
Monday January 15th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.50 -9.05am. Please return library books to the white basket in class if you have not already done so.

Tuesday January 16th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.50 -9.05am.  Please return the letter Nn alphabet sheet for sharing.

Wednesday January 17th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.50 -9.05am. Letter Oo alphabet sheet will be sent home. We will do the Polar Bear Run in the gym. Early dismissal is at 1:45pm.

Thursday January 18th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.50 -9.05am.

Friday January 19th: BEAR Club-please join us from 8.50 -9.05am. Scholastic Order is due for those interested. PAC Movie Night