Week of September 24
Letter of the WeekCc
Color of the WeekOrange, Yellow, Green, Red, White, & Blue
Shape of the WeekRectangle, Triangle, Square, & Circle
Character TraitThe True Friend
Bible Verse"A friend loves at all times." - Proverbs 17:17
Parent PartnershipFirst-time listener - Your son is expected to respond to requests the first time. If he does not, it is important the he have a consistent consequence for his delayed obedience, as we will be doing the same at school.
Thursday, 27 September 2018
Dogs with Dad
Thursday, 04 October 2018
Annual Giving Fund 2018-2019
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It was a busy week learning new songs about colors, shapes and Benjamin Bunny! “B” week has been full of fun activities! The boys are coloring and gluing! They were busy building birds, sorting bears by color and size, and gluing beans on bears! We even learned about our first nocturnal animal – bats. Ask your son if he can tell you something cool about this flying mammal!
Singing about Trixie Triangle helped us learn more about this shape. We noticed that building it with wood pieces was similar to our very first letter - an A has a triangle, too!
On Friday, we got to wave good-bye to our sixth grade buddies as they left for St. Louis on the big buses! It was an exciting time for the whole school!
We hope you have a great first weekend of fall!
Marlana & Sandy
Saturday, September 29 • 6:00pm
At the home of
Malaney and Mason George
248 East Chickasaw Parkway
Join us for an adults-only gathering for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres from 6-8pm at the home of Malaney and Mason George, parents of Pierce. Please sign up below to bring something to the party. If you are bringing drinks, please drop them off the day before or the morning of the party. There will be a cooler on the front porch for you to drop off. Thank you!
Questions? Call Malaney George at (901) 484-3331.
This week was our kick-off for learning the alphabet! We are using our thinking routines to make connections between our wood pieces and building letters. We have practiced with letter Aa all week! We hope you have cut out the wood pieces we sent on Monday and are busy practicing at home as well.
Items from our mystery box help us develop sound associations for each letter, and we identified many items that begin with the /a/ sound. Apple Annie starts with A, and the boys explored apples in many ways. We snacked on applesauce, read about apples, and learned a new prayer about apple seeds! See if your son can tell you whether an apple is a red light or green light snack or if an apple comes from a farm or a factory.
The best part of our week was getting to meet our Sixth grade buddies for the very first time! They played in centers with us, and we are so excited to see them off to St. Louis at the end of the month!
We are looking forward to our special “Dogs with Dad” event next week!
Marlana & Sandy
We hope you all enjoyed our Labor Day holiday! The boys have done a great job learning so many new things this week. We are very proud of how well they are adjusting. We hope they have shared some songs with you that we have been singing!
We are using our thinking routines to make connections between our wood pieces and building shapes. Making our very own version of Mat Man was really fun, but making our “body boy” snack was the best!
We have “spied” circles all over our school and thought about many items that are shaped like a circle. Our mystery box was full of things that made us realize that circles are all around!
Please make plans to be at the PDS Jamboree tomorrow! It begins at 9:30 am and promises to be fun for the whole family. The PK boys are already excited about the face painting, bounce houses, and yummy food! This event is not to be missed!
We hope you have a nice weekend.
Marlana & Sandy