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Week of April 3rd

    Hello Parents, The children have been working hard analyzing the various stories.  Please be sure to check out all of the detailed work the children have completed.  The children will be bringing home their Story Elements work this week to share with families.  The children focused on: the setting, the characters, the problems, […]

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Week of March 27th

Hello Parents: We have been enjoying the lovely spring weather! We will take advantage and have lots of outdoor activities. Please make sure that you dress your child accordingly. If you send outdoor items to school the rule is they must wear it out. Also, please be sure to put sunblock on your child before […]

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Week of March 20th

Hello Parents: We have begun our study of Goldilocks and the 3 Bears. Your will be bringing home a sheet entitled “Story Elements of Goldilocks and the 3 Bears” and is divided into the 4 components: Setting, Characters, Problem, & Solution. Be sure to ask your child about where the story took place, who were […]

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Week of March 13th

Hello Parents: We will be finishing up our study of the 3 Little Pigs this week. We are taking a short break from the 3 Little Pigs to finally enjoy the snow! Please dress your child accordingly. We will go out in the snow, therefore snow boots, snow pants, and waterproof gloves/mittens will be needed. […]

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Week of March 6th

Hello Parents:   We have wrapped up our jazz exploration (but we still listen to a lot of jazz)! We are learning lots of new vocabulary while reading various versions of The 3 Little Pigs. A few of those words are: Annoyed, Trotted, Mortar, Chat, Pounced, Trembling, Prowling, Crumble, Fantastic, and Cauldron. Follow up at […]

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Week of February 27th

Hello Parents: We have begun our 3 Little Pigs study. The children are thoroughly enjoying exploring the various versions of the story. We have also been enjoying all of the various jazz music we have been listening to. Be sure to look on the bulletin board to view our “Painting to Jazz” dedication to Mrs. […]

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Week of February 20th

  Hello Parents: I would like to send a special thanks to Joy (Ruby’s mom) for donating the Eric Carle floor puzzle and being our guest reader the children really enjoyed it. CHANGE IN CURRICULUM We have however decided to take a detour from our Eric Carle Author/Illustrator study we pick the study up in […]

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Week of February 13th

Hello Parents: The students are counting down the days until our Valentine’s Day exchange and celebration. Please remember that we are NUT FREE school. We will have a fun filled day with making friendship bracelets and friendship paintings. We will need parents to assist especially with the exchange. Please be sure to let me know […]

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Week of February 6th

I want to thank all of the Pre-K families who came out to “Raise a Glass For Ray” fundraiser. Ms. Thole reported that we raised $6000.00 up from $3400 last year. I want to send a “shout out” to Kate (Tess’ mom) for dancing the night away. Also Cynthia & Kirk rocked out ON STAGE […]

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Week of January 30th

We are finally able to make the bird feeders. Welcome back winter weather! We want to thank all of the parents who donated items for our feeders!  We had an awesome Lunar New Year celebration! The morning class enjoyed watching the older students perform the Dragon Dance. We want to thank Jo-Lin (Baea’s mom) for […]

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Week of January 23rd

I want to thank Yaun (Zoe’s dad) and Joy (Ruby’s mom) for donating oil, bagels, and raisins for our bird feeders. We will make the feeders as soon as “real Chicago” winter weather returns. We are still learning about animals during the winter months but we are focusing more on Mathematics throughout the room. We […]

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Week of January 16th

Hello Parents: The children have been thoroughly enjoying discovering new information about various animals and their behavior during the winter months. We have also being busy conducting lots of math activities. Please be sure to take a look at how the children chose a winter animal and created a picture depicting the position of where […]

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