Friday, October 17, 2014

Special Event Reminders

Fall Festival is on Sunday, October 19 - from 1-5pm
T-Shirt orders are in your child's backpack. Bring your family and friends and enjoy the event.

Soles 4 Souls kickoff is at the Fall Festival
Families are invited to contribute new or gently worn shoes for people in need. Donations include tennis, flip-flops, cleats, and dress shoes. Donations will be accepted October 19 - October 27. (You can send them in your child's backpack with a tag 'S4S' and we will place it in our box (more information is included in your child's folder).

Make up pictures and sibling pictures is on October 21

Halloween parade and class party is on October 31. 
Parents please make sure that the costumes you buy for your child are not scary,  do not have accessories like guns-sword-wand-blood or anything sharp and scary. Children should be wearing their costumes over their regular clothes and they do not cover their face with mask or paint (we need to recognize our students in a crowd). Children who do not wish to participate in the parade can cheer their friends! This is a great event for all parents to come and cheer :)

Charity Day 
Our school has been given a great opportunity to participate in Belk's annual Charity Day Sale to be held on Saturday, November 8, from 6-10 am in every Belk store (more information is included in your child's folder).

Week in Action

October 13-17
This week in Science, we talked about Wild Animals/ Farm Animals and their special characteristics. We learned to sort animals by their movement - Air/Land/Water.
Also, this week we read 'If you give a cat a cupcake' by Laura Numeroff.
In art we got hands-on with 'Marble Painting'. Ask your children about it and they will give you a lesson on it! It is fun

Today our class made a 'Thank You' card
and took a special treat for our Middle School students for helping our class with the

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Children at Work

Children learn in collaboration with others yet have to construct learning for themselves.
Observation - Interaction - Hands on Activity is key for young children.




Saturday, October 11, 2014

Week in Action

October 6 - 10

This was an action packed week! We started off with Isaiah's Birthday celebration.

Happy Birthday Isaiah

This was followed by 'JBMA Open House'. 
Parents were excited to check out their child's class and other areas of the school.
Some families brought friends along and gave a personal school tour. 
Children were eager to show off their classroom-materials-work
 They were also eager to introduce parents to Spanish/ Music/ Art/ Library teachers.

Here are some pictures from Friday's Trike-A-Thon
It was a wonderful experience for all our students because of parents participation



     Ms. Jennifer and I would like to thank 
all the Middle School students 
for helping our class with this event