Monday, May 21, 2018

Hundley’s Headlines for Week 35: May 21-25, 2018


 
I can NOT believe this year is flying by.  Busy days ahead for us.
·       Remember ‘Muffins for Mom’ is this Friday May 25th at 8:35A.  Please return invite form. (sending another form today in case you misplaced yours) 
·       May 25th is also ‘Flag Waving Day’ so wear your red, white, and blue to honor our service people. 
·       Our ‘ABC Countdown’ for this week includes the letters H-L this week.  (Hats, Inside/Out, Joke Day, Kindness, Letters). 
·       The ‘Kindergarten Program’ will be the morning of June 12th if you can attend.  It will be in our classrooms.  More information will be forthcoming!  We hope to see you!

This week:
·       lots of reading and writing will continue
·       lots of adding and subtracting will continue
(using skills including number line, counters, draw it out, counting on)
·       review ALL Power Words every night, practice Power Goals

Homework:
·      continue reading for 30 minutes each night and log your 2 steps
·      practice Power Words and Power Goals

Upcoming dates:
  • May 23-24 – 3rd grade SOL Reading testing
  • May 25 – ‘Muffins for Mom’ 8:35 in cafeteria
    • also, wear RED, WHITE, and BLUE for Flag Waving Day!!1
  • May 28 -  NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
  • May 29-30 – 3rd grade SOL Math testing
  • June 1 – ‘Fancy Schmancy Friday’ – (wear your dressy best!)
    • also, ‘Pajama Day’ in Kdg, so you pick your attire for the day
  • June 5 – ‘Tacky Tourist Tuesday’ – (Hawaiian shirts, Bermuda shorts, socks with sandals, etc.)
    • also, ‘Rodeo: Cowboy/Cowgirl Day’ in Kdg, so you pick you attire for the day
  • June 12 – Kindergarten Celebration in the A.M. (more info to come)
  • June 13 - FIELD DAY (tennis shoes, sunscreen)
  • June 14 – Early Release @ 12:50 pm
  • June 15 – Early Release @ 12:50 pm; Last Day of 2017-18 School Year
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Resource schedule for the week:
·       Monday – LIBRARY – Please return ALL library books to CAES
·       Tuesday – MUSIC
·       Wednesday – TBA because of 3rd grade SOL testing
·       Thursday – TBA because of 3rd grade SOL testing
·       Friday – TBA because of 3rd grade SOL testing
·       Tuesday, May 30 - TBA because of 3rd grade SOL testing

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Hundley Headlines for May 7-11, 2018



Parents –
KINDERGARTEN EXPO – Our Bee Expo was a huge success!!!  The students shared a wealth of knowledge that we researched and learned!  I was so very proud of each of them!  Thank you for your many positive comments and support! J

BOX TOPS – We are trying to collect the most Box Tops to win a contest here at CAES.
Please send in Box Tops!  Thank you!

This week, we will:
  • continue learning about spiders
  • continue learning 1G and 2G Power Words at FLASH SPEED and/or work on your Power Goal
  • writing using our 4-STAR goals
  • working on addition and beginning subtraction
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Homework:
  • ask your child to tell you what they have learned about spiders (2 body segments, 8 legs, molting, ballooning)
  • help your child to work on the 4 STARs of writing (meatball space, beg/end sounds, capitals/punct., spell PWs)
  • read 30 minutes each eve & log 2 books (students are happier if they don’t need to make up steps @ school)
  • practice ALL Power Words (reading each of these words @ FLASH SPEED helps students to have better understanding and read more efficiently)
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Upcoming Events/Dates:
  • May 8 – PTA and 1st grade performance @ 7pm – Mrs. Willard’s last show!!!
  • May 9 – BLOOD DRIVE @ CAES Lobby from 2-7pm - American Red Cross
  • May 23-24 – 3rd grade SOL Reading testing
  • May 25 – wear RED, WHITE, and BLUE for Flag Waving Day!!1
  • May 28 -  NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
  • May 29-30 – 3rd grade SOL Math testing
  • June 1 – ‘Fancy Schmancy Friday’ – (wear your dressy best!)
  • June 5 – ‘Tacky Tourist Tuesday’ – (Hawaiian shirts, Bermuda shorts, socks with sandals, etc.)
  • June 12 – Kindergarten Celebration in the A.M. (more info to come)
  • June 13 - FIELD DAY
  • June 14 – Early Release @ 12:50 pm
  • June 15 – Early Release @ 12:50 pm; Last Day of 2017-18 School Year
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Resource:
·       Monday – PE
·       Tuesday – STEM
·       Wednesday – Coding
·       Thursday – Art
·        Friday – Library
·       Monday, May 14 - Music

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Hundley Headlines for Week of April 16-20, 2018


 
Parents –
MISSING:  If your child is missing any coats, hats, etc. please check ‘Lost and Found’ at
CAES.  Items will be donated this week!

KINDERGARTEN EXPO – April 30!!!  Please have students wear black(pants) and
                        yellow(shirts)!  More information will be forthcoming!  J

BOX TOPS – We are trying to collect the most Box Tops to win a contest here at CAES.
Please send in Box Tops!  Thank you!


This week, we will:
  • learn more about the life cycle
  • continue learning 1G and 2G Power Words
  • write about facts that we learn about a bee’s life cycle
  • begin addition

Homework:
  • ask your child to tell you two facts they have learned about bees, each night ask for more facts
  • ask you child what each of the four stars in writing mean
  • read for 30 minutes every day and log in 2 books
  • practice ALL Power Words
Upcoming Events/Dates:
  • April 17 - 1st grade EXPO @ 6-7pm
  • April 18 – Report Card #3 issued
  • April 20 – Pizza Bingo Night – doors open at 6, dinner at 6:30, bingo at 7
  • April 25 – 3rd grade EXPO
  • April 26 – Kindergarten INFO night for rising K students
  • April 30 – Kindergarten EXPO @ 5:45
  • May 2   NO SCHOOL for IOWC Elementary School ONLY
  • May 28 -  NO SCHOOL for Memorial Day
  • June 14 – Early Release @ 12:50 pm
  • June 15 – Early Release @ 12:50 pm; Last Day of 2017-18 School Year
Resource:
·       Monday – PE
·       Tuesday – STEM
·       Wednesday – Coding
·       Thursday – Art
·        Friday – Library
·       Monday, Apr. 23 - Music

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Hundley Headlines for April 9-13


Hundley Headlines for April 9 – 13, 2018

It is hard to believe that this school year is nearing the end.  I plan to enjoy every moment that this class will be together.  They are a great group of students!  As we approach the end of April, we are preparing for our Kindergarten EXPO which will be on Monday evening, April 30 from 5:45-6:30.  More information will be forthcoming as we finalize plans.  However, one ‘plan-ahead’ item will be for kids to wear black pants and plain yellow shirts on EXPO night!  (Michaels would probably be the best place and price to get yellow shirts, maybe even Walmart.)  Thank you!



This week, students will:
ü  learn all about bees (queen bees, worker bees, drone bees, bee keeper, bee hive)
ü  keep reading our IRLA books, logging our steps, and practicing our Power Goals and Power Words
ü  continue practicing math skills
ü  begin addition in math
Homework:
ü  please be sure to have the students read for 30 minutes every day and log in 2 steps
ü  practice ALL Power Words on regular basis
ü  work on Power Goal each week
ü  SING, SING, SING the two songs that we are learning for our EXPO (April 30th @ 5:45-6:30pm)
Upcoming Events:

ü  April 13 – wear PURPLE as a show of support for our military families
ü  April 18 – Report cards issued
ü  April 20 – Pizza Bingo Night, 6pm doors open, 6:30pm dinner, 7pm Bingo begins
ü  April 26 – Kindergarten Info Night for next years Kindergarteners  J
ü  April 30 – Kindergarten Expo @ 5:45-6:30
ü  May 2 – NO SCHOOL for IOWC elementary students only!
ü  May 10 – Interims issued
ü  May 28 – NO SCHOOL (Memorial Day)
ü  June 15 – Last day of 2017-2018 year


Resource:

ü  Monday – STEM
ü  Tuesday – Coding
ü  Wednesday – Art
ü  Thursday – Library  (bring library books)
ü  Friday – Music  (practice our two special songs)
ü  Monday, April 16th -  PE  (wear tennis shoes) 


PS – Please check LOST AND FOUND items at CAES entrance.  After April 16, items will be donated!