Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Hundley's Headlines for March 27-31, 2017


 
Notes:

Ø  Our class did a great job raising funds for our school and our classroom through that APEX Fun Run. 
We will have our HAT DAY on Friday, March 31.  We can wear any kind of hat that day…favorite hat, crazy hat, fun hat!

Ø  We are planning an EGG HUNT on Thursday April 6, 2017.  Please send in 13 plastic eggs filled treats.  They must be PEANUT/NUT FREE items.  Thank you!

Ø  CAES is making a Wall of Fame will be created to honor our students with relatives in the Military.  Your child may bring in a picture of any family member that is a current or former member of our Military to be placed on the Wall.  Please put your child’s name on the back of the photo so that it can be returned to you.

This week:
  • read fiction and nonfiction books
  • identify characters, setting and events in stories
  • write sentences using meatball spacing, beginning and ending sounds, and a capital letter at the beginning and a period at the end

Homework:
  • read for 30 minutes every day and log in at least 2 books
  • practice your Power Words
  • ST Math – play with JiJi

Important dates to remember:   
-        March 31 – Crazy Hat Day for Hundley’s class APEX prize winners
o   Pizza Bingo @ 6:30
-        April 5 – Early dismissal @ 2:20
-        April 6 – Egg Hunt for Kindergarten
o   Early Dismissal @ 2:20
-        April 7 – No School for STUDENTS / Teacher Work Day
-        April 10 thru April 15 – Spring Break
-        April 21 – Wear Purple – Purple Up for Military Kids Day

Resource Schedule:
- Monday –  Music
- Tuesday – PE
- Wednesday –  STEM
- Thursday – Coding
- Friday – Art
- Monday, Apr. 3 - Library

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Hundley's Headlines for March 20-24


Hundley’s Headlines for  March 20 - March 24, 2017

Well spring is here!  I think!  Conferences have been scheduled and most are completed.  If you miss your appointment I have sent a new date and time for us to meet.  Please let me know if this works for you. 

Academics for the week…
- learning more about our rainforest habitat, animals, adaptations, and food web

Reading…
- study POWER WORDS every night
- practice Power Goal each night
- using beginning and ending sounds to read unfamiliar text
- blend sounds to read words
- READ daily!

Math…
- identify the penny, nickel, dime and quarter and the value of each
- dividing items into ‘fair shares’ (equal halves)
- be able to identify 1 more or 1 less than a given number
(one less than 5, one more than 34)
- do ST Math at home for extra practice

Dates to know…
- March 31 = PIZZA BINGO
- April 5 & 6 = 2:20 dismissal for CAES both days
- April 7 = NO school for students/Teacher Work Day
- April 10 thru April 14 = SPRING BREAK

Resource Schedule…
- Monday - PE
- Tuesday - STEM
- Wednesday - Coding
- Thursday - Art
- Friday - Library
- Monday (March 27) - Music

Hundley's Headlines Feb, 27


Hundley Headlines for Week 24 Feb. 27-March 3, 2017
This week:
  • Unit Study – ocean animals and ecosystem
  • Writing:  use meatball space between words, use beginning and ending sounds for spelling, use upper case and periods for sentences
  • Reading:  read and log two steps each night; identify characters, setting and events of read-aloud stories; master Power Words, read at flash speed, recognize and spell
  • Math:  telling time to the hour and half hour; continue counting to 100 by 1s, 5s and 10s
Homework:
  • Practice all Power Words each night!
  • Practice Power Goal listed in Reading Log folder
  • Read and log two steps every night!
Upcoming Dates:
  • February 26 – Read Across America week begins
  • February 28 – Apex Fundraiser kickoff
  • March 1 – Bucket Filler Breakfast
  • March 2 – celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday; Green Eggs and Ham for lunch (cafeteria)
  • March 6-16 – Book Fair (8:30-4:15)
  • March 7 - Yearbook orders & Whole Class Picture orders are due; order at office or online
  • March 10 – APEX FUN RUN
  • March 12 – Daylight Savings Time Begins (spring forward)
  • March 13 – Grand Lunch
  • March 14 – PTA – Kindergarten Performance
  • March 15 – 1:00 dismissal
Resource:

Monday – Library, bring library book
Tuesday – MUSIC
Wednesday – PE, wear tennis shoes
Thursday – STEM
Friday – Coding
Monday, March 6 - Art

Parent Volunteers – Parents are a valuable resource and always welcome to help at CAES.  If you have time and would like to help, there are many things that you can help with…leveling books, PTA, read to students!  Let me know what you would like to do and I will give you the contact person.  Thanks so much!

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Hundley Headlines for Week 23


Hundley Headlines for Week 23 Feb. 21 - Feb. 24, 2017
This week:
  • Finish ecosystem on forests and begin oceans
  • Writing:  use meatball space between words, use beginning and ending sounds for spelling, use upper case and periods for sentences
  • Reading:  read and log two steps each night; identify characters, setting and events of read-aloud stories; master Power Words, read at flash speed, recognize and spell
  • Math:  telling time to the hour and half hour; continue counting to 100 by 1s, 5s and 10s

Homework:
  • Practice all Power Words each night!
  • Practice Power Goal listed in Reading Log folder
  • Read and log two steps every night, don’t forget to use Winn Dixie reading also 
Upcoming Dates:
  • February 22 – 1:00 Dismissal
  • February 23 – 100 Days of School! – bring 100 items in Ziploc, dress as 100 year olds 
  • February 24 – One School One Book Finale – Pajama Day!
  • February 26 – Read Across America week begins
  • February 28 – Apex Fundraiser kickoff
  • March 2 – celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday; Green Eggs and Ham for lunch (cafeteria)
  • March 7 - Yearbook orders and Whole Class Picture orders are due; order through office or online

Resource:

Monday – NO SCHOOL, Presidents Day
Tuesday – Chorus practice
Wednesday- no resource – early dismissal
Thursday – CODING
Friday – no resource – Winn Dixie movie (permission slip needed)
Monday, Feb. 27 – Library, bring library book

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Hundley's Headline for Feb. 06-10, 2017



CAES starts the ‘One School – One Book’ program on Monday.  Please see the schedule included with the book.  Everyone in the school is reading the book…teachers, administrators, and all staff.  We hope you enjoy reading this book as a family.  Please use this time to read and discuss this with your child and count each 30 minutes of reading as two steps towards their homework.

Ecology:  we are learning about different ecosystems, this week: savannas

Writing:  writing our thoughts on paper using correct spacing, capital letters at the beginning, and periods at                 the end
Math – count by 1s, 5s, and 10s; counting backwards; using measurement tools

Reminders
·       Box Tops are being collected, please send them in!  TY
·       STUDY ALL POWER WORDS each night!
  
Upcoming Events:
  • Feb. 9 – Report Cards issued , please sign and return the large white envelope
  • Feb. 14 – Valentines exchange in the classroom
  • Feb. 20 – No School – President’s Day
  • Feb. 22 – Early dismissal @ 1:00
  • Feb. 23 – PTA meeting @ 6:45
    • 100th Day of School – bring 100 items in bag, dress 100 years old
  • Feb. 27 – APEX Fun Run Kickoff

Resource:
·       Monday - Art
·       Tuesday -  Library
·       Wednesday –  Music
·       Thursday – PE
·       Friday – STEM
·       Monday, Feb. 13 – Coding