St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

November News 2017-2018

Thank you to all the room parents for our Halloween parties!! Super fun!!

Thank you Firefighter Gabler for teaching us about fire safety in the morning MWF class! We are hoping to schedule visits in November with the other two classes.

There is a parish school Open House on November 19. All families are welcome to come visit our school! See the bulletin for details.

November Preschool/Kinder News

 Show and Tell may be brought to school any day that week. It is optional.

 Show and Tell Week for 4's/5's Pre-K

November 6 - something that begins with the letter M or something small the class can smell or taste(sweet, sour, salty) Be creative!

November 13-  something that begins with the letter I

November 27- something that begins with the letter S

December 4- something that begins with the letter F

Special Show and Tell Week for  3's Preschool

November 7 & 9- something small the class can smell or taste(sweet, sour, salty)

-Book orders come once per month, due on Fridays. Let me know if you need Christmas presents delivered secretly!

-Check the SEAS school website for important school news and dates-we follow SEAS school schedule. There is a week off in November.

-We made cute aprons to bid on for the SEAS auction!

-Please wear shoes that are best for recess and running on rocks.

-Please call the office if your child is absent.

  Themes for November:

 Five senses, turkeys, pilgrims, Native Americans, Thanksgiving

 Objectives for Learning:

 Recognize/write first name, birthdays, glue practice, pencil grip, scissor practice, alphabet, vowels/consonants, rhyming, Sign of the Cross, Angel of God, Grace Before Meals, Stewardship, ordinal numbers, numbers 0-15, circle, square, triangle, star, rectangle, oval, yellow, brown, purple, black, orange, & red,  (prek-letters: M, I, S, F)

~We are working diligently on writing our names properly in the 4's & 5's. Please practice at home too.

~Please watch the weather. We go outside if it is warmer than 20 degrees. Make sure the zipper or fastener works.

~If your child has a June, July, or August birthday they may bring a treat on their half birthday which will be December, January, or February. You can also send treats in May.

~Star kid of the week starts in December. Your child will have a toy pet come home with special activities to do.

~Please change your extra set of clothing in their backpacks to winter clothes. We have more than bathroom accidents--PAINTING EXPLOSIONS! OH YEAH!!

Keep on singin',

Mrs. Brake

 

October 2017-2018

Preschool/Pre-K News

Show and Tell may be brought to school anyday/everyday that week for Pre-K. We welcome things to taste too!

Show and Tell Week for Pre-K

October 2--something that begins with the letter T

October 9- something that begins with P

October 16- something that begins with A

October 23- something that begins with N

 

-See you at conferences next week!

-Check the SEAS school website for important school news and dates-we follow SEAS school schedule.

-We will have Halloween parties on October 30 for 4's AM, and October 31 for 3's and 4's PM (last 20 minutes of each class) I will be emailing the parents who volunteered to help soon! We make special hats instead of dressing up for the parties.

-Our uniform for preschool/pre-k is long dresses, skirts, or pants.

-Please wear shoes that are best for recess and running on rocks--tennis shoes rock!

-Please keep a change of clothes in a gallon baggie in your child's backpack.

-Please call the office if your child is absent.

-We cannot assist with bathroom hygiene. Please practice at home.

-Report cards come home the week of the 18th and 19th.

-We will make preschool aprons for the SEAS Auction.

-Birthday treats are welcome! No allergies in the AM classes, but there are nut and dairy allergies in the afternoon. Please let us know if you are sending treats!

-Please send jackets that can be zipped or buttoned. We do go outside if it is above 20 degrees.

 

 Themes for October:

Fall, farm, fire safety, Halloween, pumpkins, triangle, star, Saints

 

Objectives for Learning:

Assessments, recognize/write first name, glue practice, pencil grip, scissor practice, alphabet, vowels/consonants, rhyming-phonemic awareness, Sign of the Cross, ordinal numbers, numbers 0-10, circle, square, triangle, star, purple, black, orange, & red, circle time routines, (pre-k-letters: t, p, a, n)

 

God Bless You!

Mrs. Brake

Mrs. Waymire

Mrs. Walters

 

Newsletter Aug./Sept. 2017-2018

 

Welcome to SEAS Preschool!

 

My name is Elizabeth Brake, and this is the beginning of my 22nd year in education, all teaching children under the age of 8. My husband and I have 3 children, one at SEAS, and two at Bishop Carroll. Our morning aide is Lisa Waymire, and our afternoon aide is Joan Walters. They are both Christ-filled women who will love your children!

 

We have 3 classes of Preschool/Pre-K. The Tuesday/Thursday 3 year old class is color-coded yellow, Monday/Wednesday/Friday AM class is red, and the Monday-Friday PM class is blue.

 

Thank you for choosing a “hand” wish list items at Open House. I will be sending a few more hands next week home with parents who volunteered on their registration form.  
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Pre-K 4/5 students may bring show and tell any day of the week. The item must fit in their bag, and is optional. No show and tell for 3's Preschool until next semester.

 

Show and Tell Week for Pre-K
August 28-something that begins with the letter L

 

September 4 –none this week

 

September 11- something that begins with O

 

September 18- something that begins with G

 

September 25- something that begins with H

 

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-Our uniform for preschool/pre-k is dresses, skirts, or pants.

 

-Please wear shoes that are best for recess and running on rocks.

 

-I will be ordering book orders on Friday, August 25. The forms will come home the first day of school. The love of reading begins now. Please consider ordering a book at some point this year.

 

-Please keep a change of clothes in a gallon baggie in your child's backpack.

 

-Please return the information letter from the first day of school.

 

-If your child is having a hard time separating, please stop at the outside door, and we will bring them in.

 

-Please call the office if your child is absent.

 

-We cannot assist with bathroom hygiene. Please practice at home. Nurse Becca will assist if it is an emergency.

 

-Please park far enough out so you can see the yellow lines at drop off so children have room to walk. 
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Themes for Aug./September:   My Name, Birthdays, Friends & Family, Germs, Pets/Life Cycle, Apples, Fall

 

 

 

Objectives for Learning:
Assessments, recognize/write first name, pencil grip, scissor practice, alphabet intro., birthday graph, Sign of the Cross, phonemic awareness, ordinal numbers,
numbers 0-5, circle, square, purple, & red, circle time routines, (prek-letters: l,o,g,h)

 

Religion Lessons:  Little Light, Offering, Grotto, Holy Spirit

 

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Please check the SEAS website, and my personal site on the SEAS site for important information. We follow SEAS K-8 schedule/closings.

 

No school September 1 for the afternoon class.

 

No school September 4

 

Blue and yellow groups take pictures September 21. The red group will take pictures on October 25. This is also a re-take day for the school.

 

Please refer to the Preschool Handbook from registration for more details about our program. If you ever have a question, always ask me! My school email is:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , and my home is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Thank you for sharing your children-they are precious!!!

 

Love is patient, love is kind.
Mrs. Brake, Mrs. Waymire
 & Mrs. Walters