What is K5 Doing This Week? May 21-25

Hello K5 Families,

This is our last full week of class! Next week, K5 will be in school on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (graduation at 10am).

In preparation for graduation, the K5 students have been working extremely hard to prepare a performance that you will never forget! We are so proud of them!

As our year comes to an end, we will be spending some time sharing with each other our favorite memories from this past year.

Week of  May 21-25:

Religion: Celebrating God’s Love

Language and Literacy: Learning New Things

Sight Words: off, our, take, too

Phonics Skills: Short /ĕ/ vowel word family

Comprehension Skills/Strategies: main idea/details and questioning

Genre: Informational Text – gives facts about a topic

Math: Cumulative Review

Important Reminders:

  • Wednesday, May 23 – Mass
  • Sunday, May 27 – 11:00am mass for Mrs. Preston
  • Monday, May 28 – NO SCHOOL
  • Wednesday, May 30 – 6th Grade Graduation
  • Thursday, May 31 – K5 Graduation at 10:00am
  • Thursday, May 31 – Last Day of School for K4 and K5

Have a wonderful week!

Your K5 Team: Mrs. Creech and Ms. Moore

 

 

What is K5 Doing This Week? May 14 – 18

Hello K5 Families,

It was great to see so many of you at the family picnic! This Thursday is the Spring Music Program at the USC Band Hall at 7:00PM. K4 and K5 will also have their field day this Friday from 9:00-12:00. We will be having a picnic at 11:00am. If you would like to volunteer to help please email me at ecreech@stpeterscatholicschool.org.

Week of  May 14 – May 18:

Theme and Unit of Study: Ocean Animals

Religion: God Calls Us to Make Good Choices

Language and Literacy: Trying Your Best

Sight Words: look, very, put, out

Phonics Skills: Short /ŭ/ vowel word family and blending words

Comprehension Skills/Strategies: story structure and inferring/predicting

Writing Focus: Opinion writing

Genre: Fantasy

Math: Measurement: weight and capacity

 

Important Reminders:

  • Wednesday, May 16 – Mass
  • Thursday, May 17 – Spring Music Program 7:00pm USC Band Hall
  • Friday, May 18 – K4 and K5 Field Day
  • Sunday, May 27 – 11:00am mass for Mrs. Preston
  • Monday, May 28 – NO SCHOOL
  • Wednesday, May 30 – 6th Grade Graduation
  • Thursday, May 31 – K5 Graduation at 10:00am
  • Thursday, May 31 – Last Day of School for K4 and K5

Have a wonderful week!

Your K5 Team: Mrs. Creech and Ms. Moore

What is K5 Doing This Week? May 7 – 11

Hello K5 Families,

I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend. I would like to thank all those who donated to Midlands Gives. St. Peter’s received more than $56,000 in donations! How awesome is that?

“Diver, diver, what do you see? I see a lot of awesome animals under the sea!”

With only three an a half weeks left of school, K5 is busy, busy, busy! We have started practicing for graduation, which will be on Thursday, May 31 at 10:00am in Neglia Hall. This week, K5 will focus on the short /ŏ/ vowel word family and continue being “scuba divers” as they learn more about the awesome animals under the sea! Following our Ocean Animal Unit, students will write about what they saw on their “scuba diving” adventure.

Week of  May 7 – May 11:

Theme and Unit of Study: Ocean Animals

Religion: Honoring Mary

Language and Literacy: Trying Your Best

Sight Words: can, do, down, little

Phonics Skills: Short /ŏ/ vowel word family and pausing for punctuation

Comprehension Skills/Strategies: Conclusions and Cause and Effect

Writing Focus: Opinion writing

Genre: Fantasy vs. Realistic Text

Math: Measurement: size, length, and height

 

Important Reminders:

Wednesday, May 9 – Mass

Tuesday, May 8 – May Procession / Rosary 8:30 – 9:30

Tuesday, May 8 – Art Show in Neglia Hall 3:30 – 7:30pm

Friday, May 11  – Family Picnic! 5:30-7:00pm on the playground

Monday, May 14 – 2:00 dismissal

Thursday, May 17  – Spring Music Program 7:00pm USC Band Hall

Friday, May 18  K4 and K5 Field Day

Sunday, May 27 – 11:00am Mass for Mrs. Preston

Monday, May 28  Memorial Day – No School!

Thursday, May 31 – K5 Graduation at 10:00am

 

Have a terrific week!

Your K5 Team: Mrs. Creech and Ms. Moore

What is K5 Doing This Week? April 30 – May 4

Hello K5 Families,

Happy May! Today is Midlands Gives! Information went home in last week’s Tuesday folder.  The minimum online donation is only $20, but please let your heart and faith determine the appropriate amount to contribute.  You can donate at https://www.midlandsgives.org/StPetersCatholicSchool.

Also, parents please remember to read and work with your child on the material in their RED folders on a daily basis.

Week of April 30- May 4:

Theme and Unit of Study: Ocean Animals

Religion: The Rosary

Language and Literacy: How Things Grow

Sight Words: review

Phonics Skills: finishing short /ĭ/ word families and focusing on blending and segmenting phonemes

Comprehension Skills/Strategies: Text and graphic features and summarizing

Writing Focus: Letter writing

Genre: Realistic Fiction – a story that could happen in real life.

Math: Trading and using coins

 

Important Reminders:

Tuesday, May 1  – Midlands Gives (24 hours, online giving)

Wednesday, May 2 – Mass

Tuesday, May 8 – May Procession / Rosary 8:30 – 9:30

Tuesday, May 8 – Art Show in Neglia Hall 3:30 – 7:30pm

Friday, May 11  – Family Picnic! 5:30-7:00pm on the playground

Monday, May 14 – 2:00 dismissal

Thursday, May 17  – Spring Music Program 7:00pm USC Band Hall

Friday, May 18  K4 and K5 Field Day

Thursday, May 31 – K5 Graduation at 10:00am

 

Have a terrific week!

Your K5 Team: Mrs. Creech and Ms. Moore

 

 

What is K5 Doing This Week? April 23-27

Hello K5 Families,

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the Earth.” Genesis 1:1

This week students will learn how they can be good stewards of the Earth. Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation for reducing, recycling, and reusing everyday items.

With May right around the corner, I want to remind all that it is important that you please check your child’s folder for information and details regarding upcoming events. I also want to remind you all about the school-wide service project, Birthright of Columbia.  A flyer was sent home in last week’s Tuesday folder listing items for mothers and newborns. We are collecting these items in the classroom. Also, Midlands Gives will take place on May 1. More information regarding the event will be sent home. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Week of April 23-27:

Theme and Unit of Study: Recycling

Religion: “God wants me to be a good steward.” Stewardship is how we take care of everything God has given us.

Language and Literacy: How Things Grow

Sight Words: away, he, must, there

Phonics Skills: Short /ĭ/ word family

Comprehension Skills/Strategies: Conclusions and Author’s Purpose

Writing Focus: The elements of a letter

Math: Adding change

Important Reminders:

Wednesday, April 25 – Mass

Thursday, April 26 – PTO meeting, 5:30pm in Neglia Hall

Tuesday, May 1 – Midlands Gives (24 hours, online giving)

Tuesday, May 8 – May Procession / Rosary 8:30 – 9:30

Tuesday, May 8 – Art Show in Neglia Hall 3:30 – 7:30pm

Friday, May 18 – K4 and K5 Field Day

Have a great week!

Your K5 Team: Mrs. Creech and Ms. Moore

 

 

 

 

What is K5 Doing This Week? April 16-20

Hello K5 Families,

Last week, the students thoroughly enjoyed planting their own flowers! This week students will continue to learn about coins and what living things need in order to live and grow. We will also learn about recycling and other ways to keep our Earth safe since Earth Day is this coming Sunday.

An email was sent out on Sunday with regards to the RED folder. I hope my notes helped clarify any questions you may have had. Don’t hesitate to contact me if you still have any questions.

Week of April 16-20:

Theme and Unit of Study: Plants and Recycling

Religion: Seeds die to give plants life and Jesus gave his life for us

Language and Literacy: How Things Grow

                 Sight Words: all, she, some, when

                Phonics Skills: Short /a/ vowels. Introduction to short /i/ vowel sounds

                Comprehension Skills/Strategies: Sequence of events

                Writing Focus: Writing to inform

Math: Identifying and counting pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters

Important Reminders:

Wednesday, April 17– Mass

Monday, April 23 – 2:00pm dismissal

Thursday, April 26 – PTO meeting, 5:30pm in Neglia Hall

Have a great week!

Your K5 Team: Mrs. Creech and Ms. Moore

 

What is K5 Doing This Week? April 9-13

Hello K5 Families,

Welcome back! We hope you and your family had a wonderful Easter and enjoyable break! With the 4th quarter underway, K5 is ready to work hard and continue learning and growing in ways unimaginable!

During the next few weeks, we will be discussing Growing and Changing. We will discuss how people, plants, and animals grow and change. Ultimately, we will explore the idea that “change is all around us.”

For the remainder of the school year your child will be bringing home a RED. (Read Every Day) folder. The folder will contain weekly word family work, sight words, and leveled readers from our reading series. Please note that this will replace our monthly homework calendar and weekly sight word notecards. A letter will be sent home today regarding this folder. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Week of April 9-13:

Theme and Unit of Study

Plants

Religion

Seeds are Good

Language and Literacy

Sight Words: give, make, play, them

Phonics Skills: Short ‘a’ (ae) sound

Comprehension Skills/Strategies: Understanding characters and inferring/predicting

Writing Focus: Write to inform

Math

Identifying pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters

 

Important Reminders:

Tuesday, April 10 – Report Cards issued

Wednesday, April 11– Mass

Wednesday, April 11– Class picture day

Monday, April 23 – 2:00pm dismissal

Thursday, April 26 – PTO meeting, 5:30pm, Neglia Hall

 

Have a fantastic week!

Your K5 Team: Mrs. Creech and Ms. Moore

What is K5 Doing This Week? March 26-28

Hello K5 Families,

This week we will be learning about Easter and preparing for Jesus’ resurrection. Tomorrow as part of our Easter retreat, K5 will be participating in Stations of the Cross after Mass. We will also be doing the Jelly Bean Prayer as a class tomorrow.

“Bunnies, eggs and jellybeans,

That’s not all that Easter means.

There is another message too…

Jesus died for me and you.”

Week of March 26-28:

Theme and Unit of Study: Easter

Language and Literacy: Short “a” word families and review of sight words 

Math: Review of addition and subtraction concepts

Religion: Stations of the Cross

Important Remember:

Tuesday, March 27 – Easter Egg Hunt at 1:30pm
March 28 – School Retreat and Mass
March 29 to April 6 – Easter Break / No School
April 9 – School Resumes

Happy Easter!

Your K5 Team: Mrs. Creech and Ms. Moore

What is K5 Doing This Week? March 19 – 23

Hello K5 Families,

Happy Spring! Spring is great time to remind us just how powerful and amazing our God is. This week we will be focusing  on the season of spring and the joy it brings to so many!

I am out of the classroom until tomorrow, Wednesday, March 21. I am attending the South Carolina Conference for PreK and K Teachers. Yesterday was incredible and I can’t wait for today! I am even more excited to bring back everything I’ve learned and implement it in K5!

Dads (or other dynamite person) don’t forget about Donut With Dads on Friday at 8:15! Please RSVP by tomorrow, March, 21 via email.

Last but not least, I will be sending an email tonight regarding the K5 Easter Egg Hunt that will take place next Tuesday, March 27.

Week of March 19 – 23:

Theme and Unit of Study: Spring

Language and Literacy: Letter sound Dd

Comprehension skills and strategies such as sequence of events and cause and effect

Sight Words: go, here, soon, they 

Math: Identifying addition and subtraction patterns

Assessing subtraction concepts and skills

Religion: God Made the Season Spring

Important Reminders

Wednesday, March 21 – Mass

Wednesday, March 21 – End of 3rd Quarter

Thursday, March 22 – 4th Quarter Begins

Friday, March 23 – Donuts With Dad at 8:15 a.m. Please RSVP by 3/21

Tuesday, March 27 – K5 Easter egg Hunt

March 29-April 6 – Easter Break

 

Have a great week!

Your K5 Team: Mrs. Creech and Ms. Moore

What is K5 Doing This Week? March 12 – 16

Hello K5 Families,

We have a fun-filled week of learning planned! This week we are learning about the church and St. Patrick’s Day. After Monday morning prayer, Mrs. Preston gave K5 a tour of the church. The students as well as the teachers learned so much!

Also, on Saturday St. Peter’s will march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade. All students and families are invited to join us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week of March 12 – 16:

Theme and Unit of Study: St. Patrick’s Day

Language and Literacy: Letter sound Rr

Comprehension skills and strategies such as finding the author’s purpose and figurative language within a text.

Sight Words: be, that, who, your

Math: Subtracting numbers in vertical form

Identifying addition and subtraction patterns

Religion: Church is Good

Important Reminders

  • Wednesday, March 14 – Mass
  • Monday, March 19 – 2pm Dismissal (Aftercare Available)
  • Wednesday, March 21 – End of 3rd Quarter
  • Thursday, March 22 – 4th Quarter Begins
  • Friday, March 23 – Donuts With Dad
  • March 29-April 6 – Easter Break

K5 loved learning about butterflies last week!

  

 

Have a great week!

Your K5 Team: Mrs. Creech and Ms. Moore