Mrs. Grande

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Mrs. Grande

Pre-K 4

I am the mother of 4 children who have attended or are still attending at St. Amelia School. I have been teaching for 17 years and know that Pre-K is where I should be. I love animals and currently have 4 classroom pets. I also love to read and garden.

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Classroom Information

Week of December 18th:

We will have a Birthday party for Jesus on Thursday and meet with our Peer Ministry Partners.  No need to send anything in as cupcakes are on us!

December Snack Calendar was sent home.  We have an abundance of water bottles so we won’t need any for awhile! We have peanut and garlic allergies in our room so we are asking for snacks that do not contain these ingredients.

Reminders:  The children are welcome to bring in a water bottle (only water, please) everyday.   

Also, please check that your child’s extra set of clothes is weather appropriate and that they have an extra pair of underwear and socks as well.

Please be sure to check your child’s backpack and folder everyday and put any notes for me in your child’s folder.  If your child is absent, I will need a note from home.  I have a supply in the classroom if you need some.

What are we learning about?

Religion:  Advent.  Please light a pink candle on Sunday.

Math:  Everday calendar, number 0, cardinal and ordinal numbers. One to one correspondence.

ELA: Ask your child to sing their Magic Penny songs. Name recognition. Please help your child practice their name with a capital letter at the beginning and the rest lower case.  Letters Ee and Ff.

Science:  5 senses.

Social Studies:    Al’s Pals will talk about how words can affect others and how to use kind words.

Encore Classes:

Monday:  Art with Mr. Saville

Tuesday:  Computers with Mrs. Lukas

Wednesday:  Fitness with Mrs. Metzger.  Wear sneakers.

Thursday:  Music with Miss Smigielski.

Friday:  Phys. Ed. with Mr. Wojcicki.  Wear sneakers.

Upcoming Events:

Christmas break:  December 22 – January 1.

We are always in need of Baby Wipes, empty toilet/paper towel rolls and hand sanitizer! We also need glue sticks. Donations greatly appreciated!

Some great free websites for your children: www. abcya.com and pbskids.org.

Please check out the Buffalo Museum of Science!  They have great membership deals and great Learning Camps when school is not in session!