Welcome To Mrs. Krauss' Class
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                                  W  E  L  C  O  M  E      B  A  C  K  !!

                          We have had a great beginning to the new school year!  
       
                  It was a pleasure meeting so many parents at "Meet the Teacher" Night!                          Looking forward to a special year of learning and working together with you and your child!    
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                                       IMPORTANT REMINDERS:  

*It is VERY IMPORTANT that your child knows how he/she will be dismissed from school!*
Please send in form or note stating if your child will be taking a bus (# of bus)
or if they will be a walker and will be picked up from school, 
as well as who will be picking them up!!  ​If there is a change in dismissal, please call
the office no later than 2:30 pm!!


*Please note:  This week, the "Specials Teachers and or Teacher Aides" will be taking out the
walkers at dismissal, so they can get to know who picks up each child and the daily routine. *
  
*After-School Program available* / Please send in note if your child will be attending!

* Hot Lunches:  Please sent in exact change in an envelope or Ziploc bag.
You may also purchase a "lunch card" for $20.00.  

*UNIFORMS:  The children should be wearing their summer uniform: St. Christopher School
mesh shorts, light blue golf shirt, and white sneakers.

*ON GYM DAYS: The children should wear the navy/dark blue St. Christopher t-shirt, instead of the
light blue golf shirt.  

HOMEWORK: Homework can be found on the "Monthly Calendar" on our class page.
We are still waiting for our planners to be delivered.

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​THIS WEEK:

MONDAY, 9/18: Diocesan "NUT" Day ~ Donations will be sent to help the families affected
by Hurricane Harvey in Texas.
The children do not have to wear their uniforms today.  Please sent in $1.00 (or more).

WEDNESDAY, 9/20:  Picture Day /  Individual Picture Day
*The children should wear their SUMMER UNIFORM: Light -blue Golf shirt/shorts/sneakers;

FRIDAY, 9/22:  Picture Day / Class Picture Day
*The children should wear their "SUMMER UNIFORM" again! (Light-Blue Golf Shirt)*
*NO NAVY BLUE T-SHIRTS TODAY!  (even though we have gym!) 
 
 

 


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OUR SPECIALS SCHEDULE:

Monday:  Computer: 1:01-1:41- Mrs. Piazza
Tuesday: Art: 1:43-2:23 - Mrs. Moore
Wednesday: 1:43-2:23 - Gym - Mrs. Beihoff
Thursday: 1:01 - 1:41 - Library - Mrs. Hissong
Friday: 10:52-11:32 - Gym - Mrs. Beihoff
           12:17 - 12:57 - Music - Mrs. Williams

Lunch/Recess: 11:34 - 12:14

*Children may bring a bag lunch or they may order lunch.  If ordering lunch, please
send in exact change in an envelope, labeled with child's name and order.
*Lunch Cards my also be purchased for $20.00.*

LUNCH ORDER LIST:  

Mondays: Chicken Nuggets ~ $ 2.00
Tuesdays: Hamburger ~ $ 2.00
               French Fries ~ $ 1. 50
Wednesday: Bagels ~ Plain, Butter, Cream Cheese ~ $ 2.00
                  Mac and Cheese ~ $ 2.00
Thursday:  Hot Dog or Grilled Cheese sandwich ~ $ 2.00
Friday:       Pizza ~ $ 2.00 per slice

DRINKS:  Reg. or Chocolate Milk ~ $ .50
              Apple or Orange juice ~ $ .75
              Water: $ .75

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THIS WEEK:  September 18- 22

We will continue working on our school and classroom rules and setting up our daily routines   We will also be getting some of our books and classroom materials.    
 

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*PLEASE NOTE: PLANS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE*        
 

RELIGION:  
                     
The Bible
                    We will be finishing up our activities on The Bible
                  
                   Introduction to: The Church
                   Our Church Welcomes Us ~ Welcoming all People
                   We are also reviewing on our prayers/ Angel of God Prayer
                   
                   Saint of the Month: Mother Teresa
           
                   F. Zientarski's Class Visit ~ on Tuesday  
                     
READING: 
                      
The children will be continue taking "Diagnostic tests" in the areas of
                     Phonics, Vocabulary, and Reading Comprehension.

                     Story: Henry and Mudge
                     Our activities will revolve around this story for the next two weeks.

PHONICS:     
                      Introduction to Vowels: Focus on Short A 

SPELLING:     Henry and Mudge
               
                    Words with Short A or Short I

1. sad 2. dig 3. jam 4. glad 5. list  6.win 7. flat  8. if  9. fix  10. rip  11. kit
12. mask  13. as   14. his    *15. sandwich   *16. picnic     

*This week we will focus on Spelling Words for story.  Next week we will focus on 
the Vocabulary words.*

VOCABULARY:   Henry and Mudge 

collars, straight, floppy, weighed, drooled, curly, row, stood 

ELA/ GRAMMAR:
                         
​                      Sentences
                      What is a sentence?  Is it a sentence?  Identifying complete sentences.                         
                      Different types of sentences: Statements and Questions
                      Capitalization and correct Punctuation of sentences

 MATH: ​          Review and Reinforcement of Basic Addition Facts
                      Addition Strategies:  "Counting on" / Circle the greater number and
                      count on (up);
                      Commutative Property: Turn Around/ Flip Flop Facts

SCIENCE:       Introduction to:  Living and Non-Living Things   
                                               Characteristics of each/ Identifying/ Classifying

SOCIAL STUDIES:    
Introduction to Maps and Globes
                                 What is a map? What is a globe?
                                 What information do we get from each?
                                 How are maps and globe alike? different?
                                 Compass Rose / Cardinal Directions: N,S,E,W
 
OTHER:       
                     Poetry / Draw and Write Activities
                     Johnny Appleseed  
                     Introduction to the season of Fall 
                      
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