Jennifer Neafcy
Jennifer Neafcy
jneafcy@hopeseattle.org
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Mrs. Neafcy’s Newsletter

November 19, 2019

What are we learning this week?

Religion – God’s People Cross the Jordan

Literacy – Books Jonathan and His Mommy and Move!, blend onset and rime, segment onset and rime, read with expression, classify and categorize words, action words, adjectives for color, compare and contrast, visualize

Letters/Sounds– Cc

Words to Know – a

Writing – Informative Writing – Captions

Math – Positions, Before and After

Second Step – Accidents

Science – Leaf Shapes

Social Studies – Family Activities

 

Upcoming Events

  • November 27 – Noon Dismissal/ESC Open until 3:00 – Thanksgiving Break
  • Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29 – No School/No ESC – Thanksgiving Break
  • Monday, December 2 – No School/ESC Open – Trimester Workday
  • Friday, December 6 – Free Dress
  • Wednesday, December 11 – Kindergarten Leads Chapel
  • Friday, December 13 – Preschool and Kindergarten Christmas Program

This week we are trying something new with centers. Instead of the children rotating through the centers on set rotations, they are able to have some choice as to the order of the centers that they visit. The children still stay at their center for the entire rotation and they still visit all of the centers. So far, they have done a great job with the change!

 

Early Childhood Christmas Program – There are two papers regarding the Early Childhood Christmas Program in the yellow envelope today. The first one is a form that gives more information about the program. The students provide refreshments for the program. Kindergarten is responsible for bringing fruit. The second paper is a list of speaking parts. We have been working on these speaking parts in class. The goal is for all of the parts to be memorized by our first joint practice on December 5. The last speaking part on the paper says “All Kindergartners”. Please disregard that. That part has been assigned to a student.

 

Thanksgiving Break – School will dismiss at noon on Wednesday, November 27 for Thanksgiving break. ESC will be open until 3:00.

 

Hope Giving Tree – Thank you to the families that have signed up to donate to Hope’s giving tree. There are still spots left to fill for our family. If you would like to donate, please follow the link to the Sign-Up Genius. All sign-ups should be completed by December 2. All gifts should be returned to school no later than Monday, December 9. That is the day that we give them to our Human Care Ministry. Please let me know if you have any questions. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0c4ba4ad2ba1fe3-hope

 

 

 

 

In Christ,

Jennifer Neafcy

 

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Grounded in Faith – Matthew 7:24-27

Mrs. Jennifer Neafcy             Email address: jneafcy@hopeseattle.org
Hope Lutheran School
4456 42nd Ave SW
206-935-8500