Welcome to Mrs. Pugliese's Kindergarten Class!
Week of: February 27, 2017
It was a great start to the beginning of the school year from September - December, and I'm looking forward to more enjoyment and more learning at SEAS. It is going to be awesome to watch their continued growth from now until June with respect, responsibility, and reverence.
We have a great program at our school titled, Ambassadors of Christ. These are children who are followers of Jesus Christ and of his ways.
March's Ambassador is TBA.
In October, we recognized Emma Doherty;
in November, we recognized Connell Faver;
in December, we recognized Hailey Albanese;
in January, we recognized Nicholas Gelish;
in February, we recognized Julianna Fiumano.
Congratulations to all!
In addition to our monthly ambassador, we also have a
Star of the Week in our classroom.
This week's star is: Jacob Tibay.
Previously, we have had Bella Clinton, Harper Albanese, Allie Wolken, and Justin LaGreco.
Well, I hope everyone enjoyed their winter break! It was nice to be off from school for some play, relaxation, and rejuvenation. This week, we begin preparing for Lent. Lent is a time of reflection on the passion of Jesus; 40 days in which we reflect on the hugeness of what our Salvation is and the plan that God had for each of us through Jesus. The children will learn about this wonderful season during our liturgical year and will share the concepts of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.
This week, in religion, students will not only receive ashes on Wednesday and learn about how that is our first act in beginning this season, but will also learn three new Bible stories about Jesus choosing his 12 disciples, Jesus' first miracle, and how Jesus' first miracle feeds thousands. In reading, we are beginning Unit 5 "Wonders of Nature." Students will ponder the essential question, "What do living things need to grow?" Students will learn a new sight word, and will practice listening comprehension, and will read a story titled, "Hop can hop!" Students will practice whole group and individual instruction with reading and writing materials. In math, we are continuing in Chapter 7 - students will make and take apart 8 and 9, and will make and take apart 10. Students will use manipulatives to help visualize the adding and subtracting process. In Fundations, students will be assessed on sight word recognition and reading of sentences. Aside from this assessment, there is daily review of all letters, sounds, and high frequency words. Finally, students will also learn and work on fun activities about Presidents Day, Dental Health, and Dr. Seuss! I'm anticipating a busy, enjoyable, productive week!
Monday, 2/27 - our real 100th day of school!
Wednesday, 3/1 - Ash Wednesday - 8:30 AM for ashes (all are invited) - HFC
Thursday, 3/2 - 9:00 AM Mass - full day of school
Monday - Art
Tuesday - Music
*Wednesday - Gym
Thursday - Spanish
Friday - Computer
*Wear gym uniforms and sneakers every Wednesday.