Thursday, January 26, 2017

Hundley's Headlines for Week 19 – January 23 – 27, 2017



WOW!  Maybe this week will be at school all five days!  Saying that, don’t forget that Thursday and Friday are 2:20 early release days and that Monday and Tuesday (Jan.30-31) there is no school for students.  ‘Donuts for Dads’ is another event this week.  Dads, granddads, uncles, and other father figures are welcomed to join the kindergarteners in the cafeteria at 8 am Thursday, Jan. 26!

Skills we are working on this week…
   Reading…
-        identify the letters of the alphabet
-        know the sounds of the letters and use the beginning sounds to read unfamiliar words
-        count syllables in words
-        identify characters in stories that we read aloud
-        read our 4 reading logs books daily (2 at school, 2 at home)
-        practice and read our old and new Power Words at flash speed every night
-        practice our Power Goal listed in our reading log folder
   Math…
-        identify our numbers from 1 to 100
-        count to 100 by 1’s, 5’s, 10’s
-        measuring with tools (rulers, thermometers, clocks, scales, calendar
-        make, read, and use graphs
-        SEAL assessments being administered this week
   Writing…
-        write about fish
-        write using sentences to give an idea
-        write using sentence form (leaving meatball spaces between each word, using capital letters at the beginning and periods at the end)
   Unit Study…
-        continue learning about fish and comparing them with other animals
   Technology… APP suggestions
-        STARFALL is a great app for practicing many skills

Upcoming Dates:

1/24  Bucket Filler Breakfast for selected students! 
1/26  Donuts with Dads (breakfast) @ 8:00 am
      CAES Dismissal 2:20 pm
1/27  CAES Dismissal 2:20 pm
1/30  Teacher Workday – No school for students
1/31  Teacher PD – No School for Students
2/03  Decades Dance @ 7pm
2/06  ‘One School, One Book’ –
Title: Because of Winn Dixie
2/09  Report Cards
2/14  Valentine’s Day
2/20  Presidents’ Day – All Schools and Offices Closed
2/22  Elementary Schools Dismiss @ 1pm
2/28  Apex Fundraiser Student Pep Rally
3/02  Green Eggs/Ham served at lunch in honor of Dr. Seuss
3/06  Book Fair begins
3/07  Interims go home
3/10  Apex Fun Run!!!  All are welcome!
3/12  Daylight Savings
3/13  Grand Lunch           

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