St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

May 2018

Happy May!

We are going to May Crowning at 2:00 on May 1 in the church. All are welcome.

No school on Monday, May 7.

We will sing some favorite songs and have popsicles (by regular pick up) on:

Monday, May 21 (4's AM) at 10:30

Tuesday, May 22 (3's AM) at 10:30

Tuesday, May 22 (5's PM) at 2:45

Last day for all classes is Tuesday, May 22.


 Show and Tell Week for all ages:

The week of... 

May 8...Ocean animals

May 14...Camping supplies

Dress Up Themes:

May 17...Wear your favorite color to school---go big!!!

May 18...Wear your pajamas to school (appropriate to play outside)

May 21...Wear beach clothes to school-- swimsuits minimally visible, towels, hats, sunglasses, etc.

May 22...(AM) Wear your beach clothes to school-- swimsuits minimally visible, towels, hats, sunglasses, etc.

             (PM) Wear your crazy clothes day--backwards, inside out, mismatched, etc.

 

 Themes for May:

Earth, animals, mothers, fathers, family, ocean life, camping, end of year

 Objectives for Learning:

 End of year assessments, Pre-K-blending words, hundreds chart, Catholic prayers

Happy May Day!! Student scrap books/portfolios will be coming home this month.We have loved having your sweet children all year!! So Blessed!!  

Mrs. Brake, Mrs. Waymire, Mrs. Walters

April 2018

We will have a field trip to Tanganyika on April 12th for the Tuesday/Thursday 3's, and the 13th for the Pre-K classes. Please return fee and permission slips as soon as possible. Please bring car seats if you are not going with us. We will reschedule for a rain out.

Wish List:  plastic spoons

Show and Tell Week for 4's/5's Pre-K

April 16...anything that begins with a vowel

April 23...baby animals

Show and Tell Week for  3's Preschool

April 24...baby animals

 Themes for April:

 Easter, Spring, Insects, Flowers, Plants, Life Cycles, Earth Day Measurement, Maps

 Objectives for Learning:

Recognize/write first name, birthdays, glue practice, pencil grip, scissor practice, alphabet, skipping, galloping, stair walking, vowels/consonants, rhyming, Sign of the Cross, Angel of God, Grace Before Meals, Glory Be, Our Father, ordinal numbers going up;, numbers 0-30, circle, square, triangle, star, rectangle, oval, rhombus, octagon, trapezoid, heart, hexagon, yellow, brown, purple, black, orange, green, white, blue, gray, pink, & red, (prek-letters: all), fractions-half/whole, small-large

 

Mrs. Brake

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March 2018

March Preschool/Pre-kinder News

Check main school website for school news!

  • Wednesday, March 7th: Spring Pictures - 3 year old T/Th preschoolers wishing to have their picture taken may come between 7:45-7:55am. All other classes will take pictures that day. Pictures will be sent home first to view before purchasing. Send all unwanted pictures back to school.
  • March book orders are due Friday, March 9th.
  • Friday, March 9th:12PM Dismissal - End of 3rd Quarter
  • Count Your Kid In Preschool Screening Clinic. This clinic assesses children ages birth through 5 in the areas of walking, talking, seeing, hearing, and learning. It is for children who reside in the following districts: Maize, Burrton, Sedgwick, Renwick, Cheney, Conway Springs, Clearwater, Goddard, Valley Center. It will be held at Goddard United Methodist Church, 300 Cedar, Goddard, KS. For a free appointment, call 794-8641.
  • Conferences will be held on Tuesday, March 13th from 12:00 p.m - 5:30 p.m. and on Thursday, March 15th from 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Please let me know if you did not receive the Sign Up Genius for conferences. We will not have preschool on March 13 in the afternoon, and all day March 15. Spring Break is March 19-23.

Thank you to the room parents for our super fun Valentine parties!

Thank you for the sweet Valentine teacher gifts as well!!!! We felt spoiled!!!

Show and Tell Week for 4's/5's Pre-K--we love tasting!!
March 5- something that begins with the letter J

March 12- something that begins with the letter X

March 26- something that begins with the letter W

April 3- something that begins with the letter Q

 Show and Tell Week for  3's Preschool

 March 6- something I use to take care of my body (brush, toothbrush, soap, towel)

 March 27- flower or plant, real or artificial

 If you are interested in preschool next year, please send enrollment forms in as soon as possible. The two AM classes have waiting lists--still try to get on--a few usually open up. The afternoon has openings.

 Themes for March:

 Lent, Dr. Seuss, Health/My Body, Dental Health, St. Patrick's Day, Flowers, Plants, Life Cycles

 Objectives for Learning:

 Recognize/write first name, birthdays, glue practice, pencil grip, scissor practice, alphabet, skipping, galloping, stair walking, vowels/consonants, rhyming, Sign of the Cross, Angel of God, Grace Before Meals, Glory Be, Our Father, ordinal numbers going up;, numbers 0-30, circle, square, triangle, star, rectangle, oval, rhombus, octagon, trapezoid, heart, hexagon, yellow, brown, purple, black, orange, green, white, blue, gray, pink, & red, (prek-letters: J, X, W, Q) fractions-half/whole


If you have not registered in the parish, and are considering Kindergarten at SEAS, please pick up a stewardship packet in the church office.

Hope you are loving our learning hats!! So fun making them!!!

Thank you for sharing your babies with us--what a gifts they are!!!

Blessings to you!

 

Mrs. Brake

February 2018

February Preschool/Pre-Kinder News

Our Valentine parties will be February 12 (pre-k am) and 13 (preschool am and pre-k pm).  You may bring Valentines with a very small treat beginning February 5. All are welcome to our parties. They are the last 25 minutes of the school day. Please check in at the office.  

We had such fun during Catholic Schools Week! Some activities were: magic shows from the 4th grade, WCT came to show the "Three Little Pigs", Preschool Dance Party, Book Fair, dress up days, and much more!

Thank you so much to the families who bought books for our classroom from the book fair!!

Please be on watch for our class pets and students of the week. The binders will explain what to do.

If your child has a summer birthday, please let me know if you would like to celebrate them this month with a treat! (half birthdays)

We are working very hard on writing our first and last names with upper and lower case letters.


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

Show and Tell Week for 4's/5's Pre-K

 February 5- something that begins with the letter E

February 12- something that begins with the letter V

February 20- something that begins with the letter D

February 26- something that begins with the letter Y that says (yuh)

 

 Show and Tell Week for  3's Preschool

February 12- form of transportation

 

-Kindergarten 2018-2019 parent meetings are this week! Please make sure to sign up for your kindergarten screening. Also, preschool enrollment for next year is filling up quickly, so sign up if you would like to have a spot!!

 Themes for February:

Community helpers, transportation, Valentine's Day, Multicultural History, Dr. Seuss

 Objectives for Learning:

Recognize/write first name, birthdays, glue practice, pencil grip, scissor practice, alphabet, skipping, galloping, stair walking, vowels/consonants, rhyming, Sign of the Cross, Angel of God, Grace Before Meals, Glory Be, Our Father, ordinal numbers going up;, numbers 0-20, circle, square, triangle, star, rectangle, oval, rhombus, octagon, trapezoid, heart, yellow, brown, purple, black, orange, green, white, blue, gray, pink, & red, (prek-letters: E,Y,D,V)

 (No school February 19)

Happy February!

Mrs. Brake

 

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