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Hello Parents: We want to thank Ibn (Joanna’s dad) and Lucy (Cameron’s grandma) for bringing cotton balls for our sensory table. We appreciate all donations! We also want to thank all of the families who have been bringing extra clothes to share with families and for us to use for winter play. We appreciate all […]

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Week of January 20th

Hello Parents: We are need of cotton balls for our sensory table. We appreciate all donations. We are in need of new play dough for the month of February and beyond. Please sign up if you are willing to make us a big batch! Thank you! Please remember that we will most likely go outdoors […]

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Week of January 13th

Hello Parents: We are in need of new play dough for the month of January and beyond. Please sign up if you are willing to make us a big batch! Thank you! Please remember that we will most likely go outdoors if the weather is appropriate. Please remember to send appropriate winter gear, so that […]

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Hello Parents: Happy New Year! Welcome back. We hope everyone had an awesome Winter Break. We want to thank everyone who gave us such thoughtful gifts. We really appreciate it. We will begin our snow and animals in the winter topic this week. We will also begin to explore topics that we can delve deeper […]

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Week of December 16th

The children are super excited for our Gingerbread Celebration. We are counting down the days. If you have signed up to bring some of the decorations please bring them in this week. We need everything by Wednesday, December 18th. Thank You for donating items! We really appreciate it. We have a fun filled week next […]

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Week of December 9th

Hello Parents: We have a couple of exciting and busy weeks ahead!  The children are all excited with the start of our Gingerbread Study!  We are also participating in an awesome program (My Very Own Library…MVOL) where all the students at Ray School will receive 10 free books from Scholastic Book Fair.  The children will […]

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Week of December 2nd

Hello Parents: We hope everyone had an awesome Thanksgiving Break. We have a couple of exciting and busy weeks ahead! The children are all excited with the start of our Gingerbread Study! We are also participating in an awesome program (My Very Own Library…MVOL) where all the students at Ray School will receive 10 free […]

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Week of November 25th

Hello Parents: We had a very successful Jane Averill Community Reading day on Friday. We had community members along with our Alderman as guest readers. We read a wonderful story and each child received a hard cover copy of Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwell. We want to thank Kathy Soto (Sophia’s mom) for coming in […]

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Week of November 18th

Hello Parents: We want to thank everyone who came to Parent/Teacher conferences! We enjoyed meeting with everyone. We are going to do an abbreviated author study of Mo Willems. He has a fun collection of books that children will learn and laugh with. We will then transition into a month long Gingerbread Man study in […]

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Week of November 11th

Hello Parents: I hope everyone has gotten back into the swing of things! We have picked back up with our Fall study. The children have enjoyed exploring the pumpkins, gourds, and leaves. Please be sure to check out our new bulletin board outside our classroom! We have been busy investigating the properties of apples, pumpkins, […]

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Week of November 4th

Hello Parents: Welcome back! We are so happy to be back in the classroom with all of our awesome students! We missed everyone! This week we will move our focus to pumpkins and gourds. We will be learning about the life cycle of a pumpkin and fall changes (hopefully we will have a few days […]

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Week of October 15th

Hello Parents: Our Donors Choose was fully funded! Yay! Many of the donations came from our families.  We really appreciate all of the donations!  Thank you! We want to thank everyone who brought in apples and gourds!  The children are enjoying tasting the many varieties of apples! The children thoroughly enjoyed making the applesauce! Be […]

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