Archive for December, 2014

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Twinkle Twinkle Christmas Star

Early preschoolers  continued to build on their reading skills last week as they listened to the read-alouds “If You Take a Mouse to the Movies” by Laura Numeroff,  “Mary Had a Little Lamb,” and “The Christmas Story” by Little Golden […]

The Christmas Story

Preschoolers last week listened to several read-alouds including “The Christmas Story” by Jane Werner Watson, and “Who is Coming to Our House?” by Joseph Slate. In Nursery Rhymes, preschoolers recited “I’m A Reindeer”, “Lucy Locket”, and “Little Bo-Peep.” In Language, […]

St. Nick Came to Visit!

St. Nick visited us last week and the children could not contain their excitement! It was pure joy to see smiles on everyone’s face. In Reading, early preschoolers listened to several read-alouds including “Lion Learns to Listen“, a Values and Virtues […]

Catching the Gingerbread Man

Pre-K and kindergarten students listened to several read-alouds last week including “Gingerbread Man” by Karen Schmidt and “The Gingerbread Baby” by Jan Brett. And then in Language Arts, they worked on Gingerbread man activities related to the stories they heard. After listening to the […]

The Story of St. Nick

Students last week listened to several read-alouds including “Five Little Monkeys,” “The Story of Saint Nick,” “My M Book” by Jane Moncure, and “The Christmas Story.” We also sang several nursery rhymes including “On Christmas Day” and “One Misty Morning.” In […]

Creative Writing

In Reading last week, students listened to a number of read-alouds including “The Berenstain Bears and the Joy of Giving” by Jan Berenstain and Mike Berenstain; “The First Night” by B.G. Hennessy; “A Silly Snowy Day” by Michael Coleman; and “All You Need for a Snowman” by […]

The Christmas Pageant

“For today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11 Congratulations to all students for a remarkable performance at the Christmas Pageant last Friday! All the children did great […]

The Giving Tree

The school’s December Virtue of the Month is “Generosity” and students listened to a Giving Tree talk last week. This year, we read “The Rainbow Fish” by Marcus Pfister and we talked about the importance of being kind and generous. After […]

Making Jeremy Jawfish

This past week students were engaged working on projects around our school theme “Animal Characteristics”.  Early preschoolers created a “Jaguar and made a Jellyfish Puppet,” while preschoolers had fun making “Jeremy Jawfish”. In Reading, preschoolers listened several read-alouds including “My […]

Scholastic Magazines for Your Child

Every month we send home a magazine from Scholastic. For early preschoolers and preschoolers, they get “My Big World With Clifford” which helps to introduce your child seasonal and social development topics with simple nonfiction and big bright photos.  In […]