beautiful fall weather we have been having! The students worked really hard at
school last week and the 2016-17 Murphy Crew is a nice little bunch of
learners. Thanks for all you have done to prepare your children for his/her
exciting school adventure.
What we are learning:
week we will be introducing the letter sounds for “T t” and “I i”. We are also learning the printing strokes
“plop (straight line down)”, “vroom (straight line across)”, and “boing”(the
curve found in letters like n, m, h, r). In math, we will start a unit on
building, naming, and extending patterns of 2 or 3 elements such as red, blue,
red, blue, red, blue or dog, cat, chicken, dog, cat, chicken. In you and your
world, we will continue to work on the Zones (blue, green, yellow and red) and
start talking about using our WITS.
Information Items/Dates to Remember:
Scholastic book orders went home today. Please
have your orders back by the 28th of September.
Communication bags and milk/cafeteria pouches went
home today. Please send these back to school every day (even if they are
empty). Please check them daily for notes from school.
If your child is ordering milk, please write down
chocolate or milk. Also, when ordering from the cafeteria, please write down
what you would like you child to order and place it in the milk/cafeteria
pouch. Thank you for your cooperation.
It is very important that you label your child’s
jackets, sweaters, coats, shoes, backpack, etc…to help us get lost items of
clothing to their rightful owners!
Library books will be coming home on Tuesday. Look
for them in your child’s book bag. Books are due back on Mondays.
Our school’s Terry Fox walk will be held on
Thursday, September 29th. We are having a Toonie for Terry campaign
at school to raise money for cancer research. Please support this effort if
Practice the new letter sounds at home this week—“Tt”
Tuesday is FAVORITE T-SHIRT DAY! Show off your
favorite shirt on Tuesday.
Please have your child practice printing his/her
name using upper and lower case letters.
Create patterns with simple objects and home and
have your child extend the pattern.
always if you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call me
at school, send a note home in your child’s communication bag, or send me an
J Mr. Seth Murphy (506)453-5429 firstname.lastname@example.org