St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

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January News 2019

January News

Welcome Back!!

Please be on watch for our class pets and students of the week.

Report cards come home the first week back. Please sign outer envelope, keep the report card, and return the empty envelope to school.

Please have a spare set of winter clothes in your child's backpack. We do paint a lot, and accidents do happen! Please save your fancy duds for home--we love getting messy!

We go outside if it is above 20 degrees. Send warm weather gear!

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) July birthdays could bring something this month!

We will be working very hard on writing our first and last names with upper and lower case letters this new semester!

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

Thursday, January 3- something that begins with the letter K

January 7- something that begins with the letter B

January 14 something that begins with the letter U that says /UH/

January 22- something that begins with the letter Z

January 28- something that begins with the letter C--hard sound like K

Show and Tell Week for  3's Preschool

January 8- signs of winter 

January 22- something with an American symbol on it

-Check the SEAS school website for important school news and dates-we follow SEAS school schedule. Snow days follow the school too!

Checklist for SEAS Kindergarten:

-Be on the look out for upcoming kindergarten screenings and Kindergarten parent meeting for next school year listed on the school and parish website. They are soon!!

-Stewardship packet turned into SEAS parish office ASAP (Hopefully you read last fall to be on top of this)

-Attend one parish (school family) stewardship meeting beginning of January--see parish website

-Continue to work on writing names, letters of the alphabet, and practicing preschool report card objectives

 Themes for January:

Snow, penguins, bears, winter, American symbols

 Objectives for Learning:

Recognize/write first name, gross motor activities, addresses, birthdays, glue practice, pencil grip, scissor practice, alphabet, vowels/consonants, rhyming, Sign of the Cross, Angel of God, Grace Before Meals, Glory Be, ordinal numbers going up;, numbers 0-20, circle, square, triangle, star, rectangle, oval, rhombus, octagon, trapezoid, yellow, brown, purple, black, orange, green, white, blue, gray & red,  (prek-letters: K,B,U,Z,C)


Preschool enrollment for 2019-2020 begins between the end of January and beginning of February. Some classes filled up last year quickly, so please reserve a spot if you are thinking about SEAS preschool next year!

 New Year Blessings to you!

 Mrs. Brake

December 2018

December Preschool/PreKinder News


All students please bring a Christmas ornament to hang on our tree by December 10 (will be returned after Christmas).

Show and Tell Week for 4's/5's Pre-K
Show and Tell may be brought to school any day that week. It is optional.

December 3- something that begins with the letter F

December 10-  something that begins with the letter R

December 17- something that begins with the letter K
 

-Check the SEAS school website for important school news and dates-we follow SEAS school schedule. We have a holy day and Christmas break in December.

-Our uniform for preschool/prek is dresses, skirts, or pants. Don't forget coats, hats, and gloves. We go outside if its above 20 degrees.

-Be on the look out for upcoming kindergarten screenings for next school year listed on the school website.

Themes for December:

 Advent, gingerbread, Christmas, wants/needs, money, goods, services

Objectives for Learning:

Recognize/write first name, birthdays, glue practice, pencil grip, scissor practice, alphabet, vowels/consonants, rhyming, Sign of the Cross, Saints, Fatima, Rosary , King of Kings, Angel of God, Grace Before Meals, ordinal numbers, numbers 0-20, circle, square, triangle, star, rectangle, oval, rhombus, octagon, yellow, brown, purple, black, orange, green, white & red,  (prek-letters: F, R, K)

No parties during Advent, but we will be celebrating during the months of December and January!

We will be singing Christmas carols down the halls for all the school the last day before break. You will hear our jingle bells coming as we sing a few carols at pick up!!! 

Advent Blessings to You!

Mrs. Brake

November 2018-2019

November  Preschool/PreK News

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

Thank you Firefighters Posch, Campbell, Wiens, and Tyler for teaching us about fire safety in all classes!

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

November 12-  something that begins with the letter I

November 26- something that begins with the letter S

December 3- something that begins with the letter F

Special Show and Tell Week for  3's Preschool--November 6 & 8- something small the class can smell or taste(sweet, sour, salty)

-There will be one more book order before Christmas, coming home right before Thanksgiving. 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.

-Please wear shoes best for running on the rocks at recess.

-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.

~My goal is to have a picture or video once per week on SEESAW. Its so fun seeing them in action! Thank you for sending supplies when we need them!

~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 2018-2019

Preschool/Pre-K News

Show and Tell may be brought to school any day/everyday that week for MWF and M-F Pre-K. We welcome things to taste too! (3's will do Show and Tell next semester)

Show and Tell Week for Pre-K

October 1--something that begins with the letter T

October 8- something that begins with P

October 22- something that begins with A

October 29- something that begins with N

 

-See you at conferences October 15 & 16! Make sure to sign up on Sign Up Genius! (call the office if you need the address again)

-Check the SEAS school website for important school news and dates-we follow SEAS school schedule. There are many days this month that school is in session--please watch.

-We will have Halloween parties on October 30 for 3's AM, and October 31 for 4's AM & PM (last 20 minutes of each class) See Sign Up Genius for details. 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 mid-October.

-Birthday treats are welcome! There are nut allergies in the AM MWF class, but there are no allergies in the other classes. 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.

-October 24 is Picture Day for MWF AM class, and retakes for the rest of the school. If you need a retake, please come before school.

***If you are not enrolled on our SEESAW account for classroom video and picture updates, please let me know!

 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

 

January 2019

January News

Welcome Back!!

Please be on watch for our class pets and students of the week.

Report cards come home the first week back. Please sign outer envelope, keep the report card, and return the empty envelope to school.

Please have a spare set of winter clothes in your child's backpack. We do paint a lot, and accidents do happen! Please save your fancy duds for home--we love getting messy!

We go outside if it is above 20 degrees. Send warm weather gear!

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) July birthdays could bring something this month!

We will be working very hard on writing our first and last names with upper and lower case letters this new semester!

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

Thursday, January 3- something that begins with the letter K

January 7- something that begins with the letter B

January 14 something that begins with the letter U that says /UH/

January 22- something that begins with the letter Z

January 28- something that begins with the letter C--hard sound like K

Show and Tell Week for  3's Preschool

January 8- signs of winter 

January 22- something with an American symbol on it

-Check the SEAS school website for important school news and dates-we follow SEAS school schedule. Snow days follow the school too!

Checklist for SEAS Kindergarten:

-Be on the look out for upcoming kindergarten screenings and Kindergarten parent meeting for next school year listed on the school and parish website. They are soon!!

-Stewardship packet turned into SEAS parish office ASAP (Hopefully you read last fall to be on top of this)

-Attend one parish (school family) stewardship meeting beginning of January--see parish website

-Continue to work on writing names, letters of the alphabet, and practicing preschool report card objectives

 Themes for January:

Snow, penguins, bears, winter, American symbols

 Objectives for Learning:

Recognize/write first name, gross motor activities, addresses, birthdays, glue practice, pencil grip, scissor practice, alphabet, vowels/consonants, rhyming, Sign of the Cross, Angel of God, Grace Before Meals, Glory Be, ordinal numbers going up;, numbers 0-20, circle, square, triangle, star, rectangle, oval, rhombus, octagon, trapezoid, yellow, brown, purple, black, orange, green, white, blue, gray & red,  (prek-letters: K,B,U,Z,C)


Preschool enrollment for 2019-2020 begins between the end of January and beginning of February. Some classes filled up last year quickly, so please reserve a spot if you are thinking about SEAS preschool next year!

 New Year Blessings to you!

 Mrs. Brake

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