Mon, Oct 22, 2018

Busy "H" Week!

Tomorrow (Tuesday) is crazy hair day. We have read a book about all the crazy ways you can wear your hair. Bed hair, sticking up with gel, putting random things in it or any other wild idea you have. We ask that if you "color" your child's hair for the day, make sure it does not run or wipe off with touch.
We will also be having an "h" cookout with Mr. Hancock. We will be having hotdogs and chips with a Halloween cookie. We will be washing it down with a little Hi-C drink. We are excited about this fun event. If your son wants to bring his lunch, he is welcome to do so.

Thursday will be hat day. Baseball hats, silly hats or costume hats are welcome. We will sort them, and play a few graphing games with them. Please make sure your son's name is in his hat.

Friday is Cedar Hill Farms field trip. We will not have school. Your son and his father/ male friend will need to meet us at the farm no earlier than 9:00. Please wear your class t-shirt and meet your son's teacher at the gate to have your picture taken and get your admissions ticket.

Book fair is this week. If you have not turned in your book fair form, please turn in it asap. Your son's book fair time is listed below. If you can't make it, the school is having a book fair kick off tonight with several fun activities.
Butler/ Thomas: Tuesday at 2:10- 2:50
Kelley/Goddard: Tuesday at 1:40-2:10
Lindsey/Umberson: Wednesday at 1:40-2:10

Thu, Oct 11, 2018

Parents,

We are so excited about our guys' trip to Cedar Hill Farm Friday, October 26!

We will meet at Cedar Hill Farm in Hernando, MS at 9:00 AM.

The boys will wear our PDS SK Class Shirts.  THE BOYS WILL NOT COME TO PDS.

After the farm, each boy will have the chance to spend the afternoon with his dad or friend.

We will not be returning to PDS.

Cedar Hill Farm address: 8 Love Rd Hernando, MS 38682

Additional directions: http://gocedarhillfarm.com/ticket-booth

We look forward to a great trip!

SK Teachers

 

If your son is in need of aftercare after this event, you will need to sign up with Lyssa at lfisackerly@pdsmemphis.org no later than October 19th.  After will begin at 11:30.  You will be responsible for transportation back to the school and lunch for your son.

Last modified on October 11, 2018
Tue, Sep 04, 2018

Dear Parents,
On Friday we will be having a "Rotten Birthday" for Oscar the Grouch. This goes along with the letter "o" that we are studying this week. Please let your son bring a present for Oscar's birthday on Friday in a sealed zip lock bag. Please let him decide on his own present. We will be discussing the kinds of presents Oscar would like (trash, broken toy, rotten fruit, dirt, weeds, etc.) Whatever your son brings will be fine, but please emphasize that the zip lock bag must stay closed. Please do not buy anything, we ask the boys to find something around the house. The item will not be returned. Please place the item in your son's backpack on Friday. Thanks SK Teachers!

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

Camo and Camping day is tomorrow the 31st! We are excited to celebrate our letter "c" week. Don't forget to bring in a flashlight tomorrow. We will be having Smores for snack!

We started practicing our first Red words (sight words) this week! Red words are words that cannot be sounded out phonetically. These are words they will see often in writing and reading. You can find the Red words for the week listed on the calendar which is on the back of your son's folder or on our class webpage. There will be 2-4 red words per week. For the month of September, we will also be studying all color words. We suggest practicing them nightly. Flash cards are great or writing them with chalk outside. Be creative. We will be giving more information on RED words and how to practice them in fun ways at Conferences on September 28th.

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